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BC spikers

set record

The Bethel College volleyball team snapped a nine-match losing streak, but may have set a record in doing it.

Bethel fell to Southwestern in four sets — 25-15, 20-25, 25-17, 25-21; but came back to down Saint Mary in three sets — 25-20, 37-35, 25-21.

It was Bethel’s first matches in about a month.

Bethel broke a school record in the second set for most points scored in the rally-scoring era. The set was nine points off the NAIA record (46-44 in 2004, Urbana vs, Wooster).

Bethel was led against the Spires by Mia Loganbill with 16 kills. Kendra Gooden added 11 kill. Gabby Valdez set 27 assists, followed by Kaitlyn Shima with 19. Valdez and Katey Wilhelm each served two aces. Shima and Valdez each had 14 digs. Harlie Hunton, Kendra Gooden and Jade Gleason each downed two blocks.

Jalen Keener led USM with 11 kills. Jaycee Mack scored 10. Haydan Heuermann set 34 assists. Mack and Heuermann each served two aces. Bailey Chintala had 20 digs, followerd by Caela McGee with 13. Mack downed four blocks.

Saint Mary fell to 0-5.

Southwestern was led by Sydney Morris with 12 kills. Kaila Harris set 21 assists, followed by Sydney Hancock with 20. Jacquelyn Bogner and Harris each served two aces. Sophia Wicker had 19 digs, while Hancock had 15. Elizabeth Borgelt downed two blocks.

Loganbill led Bethel with nine kills. Valdez set 17 assists, while Shima set 10. Loganbill served a pair of aces. Wilhelm had 18 digs. Hunton downed four blocks. Loganbill downed three.

Southwestern is 4-10, 4-3 in KCAC play.

Bethel is 1-7, 1-2 in KCAC play, and hosts Bethany at 1 p.m. Saturday.

vs. Southwestern

SOUTHWESTERN (4-10, 4-3 KCAC) — (kills-aces-blocks) MiCaila Holland 0-1-0; Brooklynn Tegeler 0-0-0; Lezlee Dixon 9-0-0; Kanami Ellis 4-0-1; Kaila Harris 0-2-0; D'Sani Levy 2-0-0; Sophia Wicker 1-0-0; Sierra Norlin 0-1-0; Breslen Reid 0-0-0; Allison Meisner 7-0-0; Cierra Harrison 0-0-0; Sydney Morris 12-0-0; Mia Hehmke 0-0-0; Elizabeth Borgelt 9-0-2; Faith Smith 1-0-0; Sydney Hancock 1-0-0; Jacquelyn Bogner 8-2-1. TOTALS 54-6-3.0.

BETHEL (0-7, 0-2 KCAC) — (kills-aces-blocks) Mia Loganbill 9-2-3; Kaitlyn Shima 4-1-1; J'Lynne Stolsworth 0-0-0; Gabby Valdez 2-0-0; Jensen Roth 0-0-0; Kaylee VanderVeen 0-0-0; Jade Gleason 5-0-1; Katey Wilhelm 0-1-0; Dannika Day 3-1-1; Harlie Hunton 7-1-4; Kendra Gooden 7-0-1; Unknown 0-0-0. TOTALS 37-6-7.0.



Assist leaders — SC: Harris 21, Hancock 20. BC: Valdez 17, Shima 10. Dig leaders — SC: Wicker 19, Hancock 15, Norlin 8. BC: Wilhelm 18, Valdez 6, Day 6.

vs. Saint Mary

SAINT MARY (0-5, 0-5 KCAC) — (kills-aces-blocks) Gabi Silva 4-0-2; Haydan Heuermann 2-2-1; Hana Ronnebaum 7-0-1; MaRyah Woolery 0-0-0; Jaycee Mack 10-2-3; Maddy McKay 0-0-0; Caela McGee 0-0-0; Jalen Keener 11-0-1; Camryn Hoover 0-0-0; Catherine Mudd 7-0-0; Bailey Chintala 0-1-0. TOTALS 41-5-5.0.

BETHEL (1-7, 1-2 KCAC) — (kills-aces-blocks) Mia Loganbill 16-0-0; Kaitlyn Shima 7-1-1; J'Lynne Stolsworth 0-0-0; Gabby Valdez 2-2-0; Jensen Roth 0-0-0; Jade Gleason 5-0-2; Katey Wilhelm 0-2-0; Dannika Day 7-0-0; Harlie Hunton 8-1-2; Kendra Gooden 11-0-2. TOTALS 56-6-5.0.

Saint Mary;20;35;21;—0


Assist leaders — USM: Heuermann 34, Chintala 2. BC: Valdez 27, Shima 19, Wilhelm 3. Dig leaders — USM: Chintala 20, McGee 13, Hoover 9. BC: Shima 14, Wilhelm 14, Valdez 7.

Bethel basketball

games postponed

The Bethel College men’s basketball team’s game scheduled for Tuesday at the University of Arts & Sciences of Oklahoma was postponed because of the weather.

The women’s team’s game scheduled for Wednesday at Hastings College also was postponed because of the weather.

No make-up dates have been set.

The women host USAO at 5 p.m. Friday at Thresher Gym. The men and women host Oklahoma Wesleyan Nov. 4.

KCAC pre-season

teams named

WICHITA — Below are the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference pre-season basketball team as selected by the conference coaches:


Kylah Comley-*@, sr., G, Sterling, Sterling

Kelcey Hinz-*N, jr., F, Kansas Wesleyan, Whitewater

Abby Schmidt-*D, sr., C, Bethel, Newton

Amanda Hill-*, sr., F, Kansas Wesleyan, Rossville

Brittany Roberts-*, sr., F, McPherson, Mansfield, Texas

Bailey Bangert-~, jr., G, Sterling, Kingman

Zoe Shieldnight-~, jr., F, Tabor, Gore, Okla.

Matti Morgan-+, sr., G/F, Avila, Paola

Danae Goodwin-+, sr., G, Oklahoma Wesleyan, Van Buren, Ark.

Alexis Theus-+, sr., F, Sterling College, Liberty Hill, Texas

*—2019-20 KCAC First Team

~—2019-20 KCAC Second Team

+—2019-20 KCAC Third Team

@= 2019-20 KCAC Player of the Year

D—2019-20 KCAC Defensive Player of the Year

N—2019-20 KCAC Newcomer of the Year


Brooks Haddock-*, jr., 6-2, G, Oklahoma Wesleyan, Muskogee, Okla.

Jaylon Scott-~D, jr., 6-5, G, Bethel, Allen, Texas

Jaquan Daniels-~, sr., 6-4, G/F, Ottawa, Columbus, Ga.

AJ Range-~, sr., 6-6, F, Kansas Wesleyan, Junction City

Davonte Pack-+, sr., 6-2, G, Friends, Sumter, S.C.

Frederick Watts-^, sr., 6-3, F, McPherson, Channelview, Texas

Troy Baker-^, sr., 6-8, F, Southwestern, Maize

Eric Lenear, sr., 6-2, G, York, Bellevue, Neb.

Geoff Salas-^, sr., 6-4, G, Southwestern, Pacentia, Calif.

JaMiah Haynes-^, sr., 6-5, F, Sterling, Kyle, Texas

*—2019-20 KCAC First Team

~—2019-20 KCAC Second Team

+—2019-20 KCAC Third Team

^—2019-20 KCAC Honorable Mention

D—2019-20 KCAC Defensive Player of the Year