#18 Bethel Threshers vs. Ottawa Braves

The Kansan

1 p.m. Saturday, AdventHealth Field, Ottawa

Tickets and admittance procedures at https://www.ottawabraves.com/Ticket_Information.

Livestream at https://www.kcacnetwork.com/ottawaks/.

Series — (since 1946) Ottawa leads 14-48-1.

Last season — Bethel 78, Ottawa 28

Bethel logo

Bethel Threshers

(2-1, 2-1 KCAC)

W @ McPherson 24-0

W Friends 59-3

L #16 Kansas Wesleyan 31-24

Ottawa logo

Ottawa Braves

(1-3, 0-3 KCAC)

W @ Oklahoma Panhandle State 42-7

L @ #25 Southwestern 41-13

L #21 Avila 38-14

L @ McPherson 33-14

Bethel roster

1 Kayden Christiansen, So., RB, 5-10, 205, Lakin, Lakin HS

1 Phillip Williams, Jr., DB, 5-11, 175, Houston, Heights HS

2 Landon Barnes, Sr., QB, 5-10, 190, Ashland City, Tenn., Cheatham County HS

3 Josh Maran, Jr., QB, 6-0, 185, Bakersfield, Calif., Bakersfield College

3 Trey Palmer, Jr., DB, 5-10, 170, Pearland, Texas, Shadow Creek HS

4 Ja'Marius Bailey, Fr., DB, 6-0, 175, Waco, Texas, University HS

4 Jacob Maran, Jr., DB, 6-0, 190, Bakersfield, Calif., California Lutheran University

5 Colton McCarty, Fr., DB, 6-0, 200, Bird City, Cheylin HS

5 Mario Quintero, So., RB, 5-5, 155, Haven, Haven HS

6 Rodrick Edwards, Fr., DB, 5-10, 165, Houston, Cy Ranch HS

6 Mason Murray, Jr., RB, 6-0, 195, Sour Lake, Texas, Southern Nazarene

7 Ryan Clark, Jr., LB, 5-11, 205, Edmond, Okla., University of Central Oklahoma

7 Brett Esch, So., QB, 5-10, 185, Carrollton, Texas, Creekview HS

8 Conor Carey, Fr., LB, 6-1, 160, Lander, Wyo., Lander Valley HS

8 Tanner Galliart, Sr., WR, 6-3, 210, Larned, Garden City

9 Jesse Garcia, Jr., RB, 5-11, 186, Key West, Fla., Key West HS

9 Caden Hernandez, Fr., RB, 5-7, 155, Yukon, Okla., Yukon HS

10 DJ Ciers, Fr., QB, 5-11, 175, Houston, Cy Ranch HS

10 Raydon Kuehne, Fr., DB, 5-11, 175, Cordell, Okla., Cordell HS

11 Dagen Goodner, So., LB, 6-0, 205, Humboldt, Humboldt HS

11 Julian Jackson, So., RB, 5-3, 165, Columbia, S.C., Methodist University

12 Scott Grider, Fr., LB, 5-10, 200, Halstead, Halstead HS

12 Darrius Pamplin, Fr., DB, 5-9, 170, Houston, Dobie HS

13 Kinady Macon, Fr., DB, 5-11, 175, Jacksonville, Ark., Sylvian Hills HS

13 James Menard, Fr., QB, 6-2, 180, Orange, Texas, Deweyville HS

14 Grant Godsey, So., DB, 5-9, 160, Centerton, Ark., Bentonville HS

14 Camryn Harrison, Sr., RB, 5-9, 170, Austin, Manor HS

15 Dominique Copeland, Sr., DB, 6-0, 185, LaGrange, Ga., Harding University

15 Davontae Pickard, So., RB, 5-10, 180, Piedmont, Okla., Piedmont HS

16 Ben Bollinger, Fr., WR, 6-3, 195, Hesston, Hesston HS

16 Logan DeMond, Jr., K, 6-0, 165, Larned, Larned HS

17 Jace Halbaedier, Fr., LB, 5-9, 210, Willis, Texas, Willis HS

17 James Henault, Fr., QB, 6-0, 215, Edmond, Okla., Oklahoma Christian Academy

18 Kade Miller, Jr., LB, 6-1, 190, Osborne, Osborne HS

18 Hooper Schroeder, Fr., QB, 6-0, 185, Sedgwick, Sedgwick HS

19 Mitchell Monteith, Fr., QB, 6-0, 205, Duncan, Okla., Empire HS

20 Kale Schroeder, Fr., RB, 5-9, 180, Sedgwick, Sedgwick HS

21 Seth Weatherby, Jr., DB, 5-9, 165, Midland, Texas, Greenwood HS

22 Josh Seabolt, Sr., LB, 5-9, 210, Cimarron, Cimarron HS

23 Tate Seabolt, Fr., LB, 5-8, 205, Cimarron, Cimarron HS

24 Rudy Juarez, Sr., RB, 5-9, 185, Brownsville, Texas, Lindenwood-Belleville

25 Joey Blakesley, So., DB, 5-11, 200, Topeka, Washburn Rural HS

26 Hunter Riddick, Fr., LB, 5-7, 175, Aztec, N.M., Aztec HS

27 Garrett Slater, Fr., DB, 5-10, 165, Hesston, Hesston HS

28 Brenden Sanders, So., DB, 6-1, 170, Round Rock, Texas, Stony Point HS

29 Robin Neely, Fr., DB, 6-0, 170, Houston, Texas, Cy Ranch HS

30 Tyler Dobbs, So., LB, 5-8, 215, Parker, Colo., Hamline University

31 Derrick Hudson, Sr., LB, 5-10, 220, DeSoto, Texas, DeSoto HS

32 Dalen Kistner, Jr., DL, 5-10, 195, Hartford, Hartford HS

33 Brayden Francis, Sr., WR, 5-10, 185, Sedgwick, Sedgwick HS

34 Tucker Smith, So., RB, 6-0, 180, Muscotah, Atchison County HS

35 Drannon Lenox, Jr., LB, 5-11, 200, Norman, Okla., Norman HS

36 Cade Mason, Fr., RB, 5-10, 170, Hoisington, Hoisington HS

37 Kashius McCray, Fr., RB, 5-8, 200, Houston, Cy Ranch HS

38 Byron Blassingame, So., DL, 6-1, 260, Houston, Cypress Creek HS

39 Jakoby Masters, Jr., DB, 5-11, 150, Lawrence, Lawrence HS

40 Chantz Scurry, Sr., RB, 6-0, 205, Ardmore, Okla., Ardmore HS

42 Tristen Burger, So., DB, 5-9, 165, Larned, Larned HS

43 Conlan Bruggeman, So., DL, 5-10, 170, Holton, Jackson Heights HS

44 Lukas Williams, Fr., DL, 6-1, 230, Burleson, Texas, Burleson HS

45 Avery Hawkins, Sr., DL, 6-0, 250, Smith Center, Smith Center HS

46 Cyrus Green, Fr., LB, 5-11, 225, Atwood, Atwood HS

47 Austin Price, So., DB, 5-10, 185, Russell, Russell HS

48 Jerret Delancy, Jr., RB, Wichita, Word of Life HS

49 Colby Matlock, Fr., RB, Oklahoma City

50 Keegan Martin, Jr., OL, 6-1, 255, Yale, Okla., Yale HS

51 John Henson, Jr., LB, 5-9, 215, Bembrook, Texas, Bembrook HS

52 Doug Grider, Fr., DL, 6-2, 240, Halstead, Halstead HS

53 Caden McArthur, Fr., LB, 5-10, 200, Cleveland, Okla., Cleveland HS

54 James Goff, Fr., LB, 6-0, 205, Delta, Colo., Delta HS

55 Cayle Irvin, So., LB, 6-0, 225, Alto, Texas, Alto HS

56 Trent Reyes, So., OL, 5-11, 250, Boling, Texas, Boling HS

57 Bryce Underwood, Sr., DL, 5-8, 235, Bakersfield, Calif., Bakersfield College

58 Thomas Kucera, Jr., OL, 5-9, 275, Wichita, Wichita North HS

59 Jairo Castillo Jr., Fr., DL, 5-9, 235, Houston, Shadow Creek HS

60 Ethan Entz, So., OL, 6-5, 270, Newton, Dordt University

62 Noah Ballesteros, Sr., OL, 6-2, 250, San Diego, Southwest HS

63 Ryan Junkermeier, Jr., OL, 6-3, 245, Plainville, Plainville HS

64 Marvin Phillips, Sr., OL, 5-8, 325, Houston, North Shore HS

65 Loggan Birch, Fr., OL, 6-2, 250, Burleson, Texas, Centennial HS

66 Jabril Powell, So., OL, 5-11, 260, China Spring, Texas, China Spring HS

67 Kainan Wade, Fr., OL, 6-0, 255, Cleveland, Okla., Cleveland HS

68 Bryan Parker, So., DL, 6-1, 280, Lewisville, Texas, Lewisville HS

69 Draven Johnson, So., OL, 6-4, 295, Stigler, Okla., Stigler HS

70 Ryan Gregg, Jr., OL, 6-1, 270, Edmond, Okla., Oklahoma Christian Academy

71 Ben Rudeen, Fr., OL, 6-2, 270, Osage City, Mission Valley HS

72 Cole Herman, Fr., OL, 6-4, 285, Halstead, Halstead HS

73 Carson Randall, Fr., OL, 6-0, 280, Farmington, N.M., Piedra Vista HS

74 Kyree Watkins, Fr., DL, 6-0, 295, Benton, Ark., Benton HS

75 Keaton Shaffer, So., OL, 6-2, 270, Stigler, Okla., Stigler HS

76 Reis Jennings, Jr., DL, 5-10, 210, Salina, Ell-Saline HS

77 Antwon Thompson, Jr., OL, 6-4, 275, Bakersfield, Calif., Bakersfield HS

78 William Bost, Fr., OL, 6-1, 250, Yukon, Okla., Yukon HS

79 Reese Bennett, So., OL, 6-1, 280, Spring, Texas, Klein Collins HS

80 Noah Phillips, Fr., WR, 6-1, 195, Argonia, Argonia HS

81 Justin Foster, Jr., WR, 5-11, 165, Yale, Okla., Yale HS

84 Quinn Whitley, Jr., WR, 6-3, 200, Oklahoma City, Southern Nazarene

85 Matt Hernandez, Sr., WR, 5-10, 170, Chanute, Chanute HS

86 Clay Hatfield, So., DL, 6-2, 190, Stillwater, Okla., Stillwater HS

87 Alexiou Munnings, Jr., WR, 6-0, 185, Wichita, Word of Life HS

88 Cody Baxter, So., LB, 6-0, 195, Saint Francis, St. Francis HS

89 Isaac Enriquez, So., WR, 6-4, 215, Shafter, Calif., Shafter HS

90 Jarrod Foster, So., LB, 6-0, 205, Yale, Okla., Yale HS

91 Tra Barrientes, Fr., DL, 5-9, 245, Luray, Sylvan Lucas HS

92 Mark Lanier, Sr., DL, 5-10, 300, Akron, Ohio, Clarion University

93 Alex Burtcher, Fr., DL, 6-0, 220, Bakersfield, Calif., Stockdale HS

94 Grant Hause, Fr., DL, 6-2, 230, Seminole, Okla., Seminole HS

95 Ernest Ferrier III, So., DL, 6-0, 290, Humble, Texas, Atascocita HS

96 Brandon Ceniceros, So., DL, 5-11, 235, Larned, Larned HS

98 Jalen Irving, Fr., DL, 6-3, 225, San Antonio, John Jay HS

Coaches

Terry Harrison, Head Coach/Offensive Line

Paul Kempf, Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers

Eric Kelly, Offensive Coordinator/Slot Backs

Jeremy Reed, Assistant Coach

Dentton Hudspeth, CB/Recruiting Coordinator

Gaige Brecheisen, Wide Receivers Coach

Ben Mitchum, Director of Scouting/B-Backs Coach

Bryan Gilmore, Assistant Offensive Line Coach

Curtis Bent, S&C Coordinator/Defensive Line

Daylon Markham, Defensive Backs Coach

Ottawa roster

1 Jaylin King, sr., DB, 5-8, 199, Huntsville, Ala., Virgil I Grissom

2 Carelle Hill, jr., WR, 5-10, 175, Bridgeport, Conn., Central Methodist University

2 Brandon McKinney, so., DB, 6-1, 179, Little Rock, Ark., Merced College

3 Colton Davis, so., WR, 5-11, 173, Newton, Newton

3 Kevin Wade, so., DB, 5-9, 158, Fontana, Calif., Oklahoma Panhandle State University

4 Eugene Sainterling, jr., QB, 6-4, 215, Hollywood, Fla., Central Methodist University

5 Jermaine Ziegler, jr., WR, 5-9, 160, Sarasota, Fla., Butler Community College

6 Eric Franklin, fr., QB, 5-10, 176, Zion, Ill., Zion Benton

6 Grant Golemon, fr., DB, 5-11, 170, Bastrop, Texas, Bastrop Tribe

7 Caleb Kessinger, fr., QB, 5-10, 175, Ottawa, Washburn University

7 Kyle Reynolds, jr., DB, 5-11, 190, Farmington, N.M., Farmington

8 Michael Corrales, sr., K/P, 5-6, 170, San Jose, San Jose City College

8 James Reeder, sr., RB, 6-0, 181, Lawrence, Lawrence

9 Dalyn Johnson, jr., RB, 5-10, 192, Maize, Maize

9 Deion Williams, sr., DB, 6-2, 171, Carson, Calif., Long Beach City College

10 Westin Davis, sr., LB, 6-0, 195, Orlando, Webber International University

10 Dakota Lynde, fr., QB, 6-0, 200, Kearns, Utah, Kearns

11 Santino Gee, sr., LB, 6-0, 194, Lawrence, Lawrence

12 Adam Gilbert, fr., P, 5-9, 175, Drexel, Mo., Drexel

12 Quinton Johns, fr., QB, 5-10, 182, Gardner, Baldwin

12 Lachlan Poor, jr., QB, 6-1, 190, Perth, Australia, University of Saint Francis

13 Abdur-Saamad Ali, so., DB, 6-1, 191, Detroit, Garden City Community College

14 Hadyn Bieling, fr., QB, 6-0, 182, Dwight, Council Grove

14 Derrick Curtis, fr., RB, 5-10, 190, Tampa, Jacksonville University

15 Collin Russell, fr., QB, 5-11, 190, Strasburg, Colo., Strasburg

16 Dylan Foos, sr., WR, 6-1, 200, Dighton, Dighton

17 Jomarr Davis, jr., TE, 6-3, 210, McKinney, Texas, Highland Community College

18 Zeke Reazin, fr., QB, 5-10, 174, Eudora, Eudora

18 Vaughn Schrock, fr., WR, 5-10, 185, Colorado Springs, Colo., Kingsword Academy

19 Kaden Kerr, so., WR, 6-3, 187, Muskogee, Okla., Northeastern State University

21 Devin Johnston, jr., DB, 5-10, 185, Leavenworth, Leavenworth

22 Tony Davis, jr., DB, 5-10, 169, Atlanta, Oklahoma Panhandle State University

25 Keondre Polanco, fr., DB, 5-7, 164, Salt Lake City, Kearns

27 Anterrio White, jr., WR, 6-1, 180, Dallas, Highland Community College

29 Yan Keuwo, fr., DB, 5-10, 170, Olathe, Blue Valley Southwest

30 Reese Jones, so., RB, 5-11, 203, Tulsa, Okla., Bishop Kelley

31 Carter Vrlenich, fr., WR, 5-10, 135, Grain Valley, Mo., Grain Valley

32 Ryan Erickson, fr., LB, 5-9, 156, Wamego, Wamego

33 Nolan Clarke, so., DB, 5-10, 175, Hutchinson, Trinity Catholic

34 Joel Burck, fr., DB, 5-8, 175, Arvada, Colo., Faith Christian Academy

37 Blake Williams, fr., DB, 5-10, 140, Independence, Mo., Fort Osage

40 Colby Johnson, sr., LB, 5-10, 211, El Dorado, El Dorado

43 Samuel Osborn, fr., RB, 5-8, 156, Lockhurt, Texas, Lighthouse Christian Academy

44 Luke Sharp, fr., LB, 5-11, 189, Ellsworth, Ellsworth

45 Junior Villa, fr., LB, 6-0, 205, Monette, Mo., Monett

46 Cole Criss, fr., TE, 5-9, 210, Dexter, Dexter

47 AJ Hemphill, fr., LB, 6-0, 203, Strasburg, Colo., Strasburg

49 Eric McQueen, fr., TE, 6-2, 227, Baker, Fla., Baker

50 Trey Watson, so., DL, 6-2, 308, Greer, S.C., Greer

51 Jensen Riffel, fr., LB, 6-0, 210, Lincolnville, Centre

53 Owen Busetti, fr., LB, 5-10, 212, Canon City, Colo., Florence

54 Osacar Palacios, sr., LB, 6-0, 221, Albuquerque, N.M., Highland

55 Damian Blackburn, fr., LB, 5-7, 182, Tallahassee, Fla, Leon

56 Gavin Jones, fr., LB, 5-9, 211, Dodge City, Dodge City

58 Trevar Koncher, fr., OL, 6-2, 275, South Ogden, Utah, Bonneville

59 Jameson Nusbaum, fr., LS, 5-11, 190, Overland Park, St. Thomas Aquinas

60 Jackson Knight, so., OL, 6-4, 282, Siloam Springs, Ark., Northeastern State University

64 Kaden Coons, fr., OL, 5-10, 266, Gardner, Baldwin

66 Christian Coggs, fr., DL, 5-7, 258, Lenexa, Shawnee Mission West

67 Kalen Kemp, fr., OL, 6-0, 200, Oak Grove, Mo., Oak Grove

69 Jonathan Fox, fr., OL, 6-0, 280, Richmond, Central Heights

71 Jaime Saldivar, jr., OL, 6-0, 340, San Jose, San Jose City College

72 Tillman Hartner, fr., DL, 5-10, 230, Clay Center, Clay Center

73 Arnoldo Mendoza, sr., OL, 6-5, 292, Corpus Christi, Texas, W.B. Ray

74 Jordan Hopson, sr., OL, 6-3, 232, Girard, Girard

76 Madrid Steele, fr., OL, 6-0, 221, Madisonville, La., Mandeville

78 Edward Taylor, so., OL, 6-4, 278, Martinez, Calif., Alhambra

79 Jonathan DePriest, fr., OL, 6-2, 227, Louisburg, Louisburg

80 Gunnar Madere, so., WR, 5-9, 166, Horton, Horton

81 Ricardo Verduzco, jr., WR, 5-6, 160, San Jose, Cailf., San Jose City College

82 Isaac Gibson, fr., TE, 6-0, 217, Bixby, Okla., Bixby

83 Drew Patterson, fr., WR, 6-0, 217, Miami, Okla., Carl Junction

84 Greg McMahon, sr., TE, 6-3, 257, Oakdale, Calif., Modesto Junior College

85 Desmond Doles, jr., WR, 6-3, 185, Louisburg, Louisburg

86 Jordan Parham, jr., WR, 5-11, 175, Pomona, Calif., Mt. San Antonio College

86 Jose Richards, fr., WR, 6-1, 170, Ottawa, Ottawa

87 Jordan Lee, so., WR, 6-0, 159, Wyandotte, Basehor-Linwood

88 Noah Lang, fr., WR, 5-8, 150, Kansas City, Mo., Raytown

90 Xavier Gaines, fr., DL, 6-4, 205, Tallahassee, Fla., Leon

91 Jacob Garcia, sr., DL, 6-0, 250, Corpus Christi, Texas, W.B. Ray

92 James Gladden, fr., DL, 6-1, 207, Chattanooga, Tenn., Platte County

93 Bryce Capron, jr., DL, 6-0, 240, Tulsa, Okla., Edison Prep

95 Aujerick Vorst, fr., DL, 5-11, 250, Lake Mary, Fla., St. Thomas University

96 Aaron Schoemann, jr., DL, 6-3, 242, Wellington, Wellington

99 Jonathan Ward, sr., TE, 6-2, 240, Chiefland, Fla., Trenton

Tony Aiono, Jr.*, jr., OL, 6-0, 350, Pago Pago (AS), Mt. San Antonio College

Michael Banks*, so., DL, 6-3, 450, Dallas, Texas, Squalicum

Tez Chaney-McClarin*, jr., WR, 6-1, 214, Cleveland, Bluffton University

Sterling Cooper*, jr., DL, 6-0, 219, Harrisburg, Penn., St. Francis Academy

Jordan Davis*, fr., DL, 5-11, 331, Raleigh, N.C., Wakeforest

Hayden Engman*, fr., OL/SL, 6-0, 240, Blue Springs, Mo., Blue Springs South

Lawrence Hudson*, fr., RB, 5-6, 162, Kansas City, Mo., Ruskin

Ta'lon Mack*, so., DB, 6-0, 180, Miami, Asa Miami College

Sam Obeng*, jr., DB, 6-1, 190, Los Angeles, Eastern New Mexico University

Sultaan Sullivan*, jr., RB, 5-9, 189, Los Angeles, Pasadena City College

Murphy Theodore*, jr., ATH, 5-11, 170, Miami, Fla., Vermilion Community College

Jaurice Thomas*, jr., WR, 6-0, 165, Streamwood, Ill., College of the Desert

Malaki Thompson*, jr., RB, 5-8, 200, Faga'itua, Tutuila Island (AS), Mt. San Antonio College

David Toban*, fr., TE, 6-0, 192, Kansas City, Mo., East

Terrence Wilson*, fr., DB, 5-11, 161, Jensen Beach, Fla., Jensen Beach

* Redshirt

COACHING STAFF

Dr. Kent Kessinger, Head Coach, 18th season, Bethany College

Julian Mendez, Assistant Coach, 3rd season, Ottawa University

Nick Davis, Assistant Coach, 1st season, Monmouth College

Wes Coomes, Assistant Coach, 1st season, Ottawa University

Doug Kerr, Assistant Coach, 3rd season, Lindenwood University

Kendall Miller, Grad Assistant, 2nd season, Ottawa University

Josiah Wilson, Grad Student Assist., 2nd season, Ottawa University

Michael Sanchez, Grad Assistant, 1st season, Ottawa University

Connor Kaegi, Assistant Coach, 1st season, Ottawa University

Christian Snipes, Student Assistant, 1st season