Athletics

Bushnell University Earns President’s Academic Excellence Honors

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Bushnell University was one of nine Cascade Collegiate Conference athletic departments that earned Presidents’ Academic Excellence status for the 2022-23 school year. In order to receive the designation a department must achieve an overall combined GPA of 3.0 or better among their student athletes (men/women) that compete in sports that the CCC…

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A Pair of Beacons Earn NAIA Academic All-America Honors

  EUGENE, Ore.  – Two Beacons received NAIA Academic All-America Honors. Senior Rebecca Kuskie capped off an outstanding career with the most prestigious academic award possible as she was named to the Collegiate Sports Communicators (CSC) Academic All-America First Team. Sophomore Ben Lovrod was named to the Collegiate Sports Communicators (CSC) Academic All-America At-Large Second…

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36 Beacons Named to Academic All-District Teams for 2022-23

EUGENE, Ore. – 36 Beacons were honored as members of the College Sports Communicators Academic All-District Teams throughout the 2022-23 sports seasons. The Academic All-District teams, selected by College Sports Communicators (formerly CoSIDA), recognize the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances on the field and in the classroom. Bushnell’s 2022-23 honorees are: Men’s Soccer…

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Beacons Compete at NAIA Track & Field National Championships

  MARIAN, Ind.  – A record-setting season came to a close for freshman Nathan Fields on Friday at the NAIA Track & Field National Championships, taking place at Wildcat Stadium in Marian, Indiana. The newly established indoor and outdoor Triple Jump school record holder, and reigning CCC Triple Jump champion battled through injury to compete at…

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Women’s Track & Field Named CCC Team of Character

Cascade Conference Release EUGENE, Ore.  – Continuing a strong tradition, the Bushnell women’s track & field team was recognized as the Cascade Collegiate Conference Les Schwab Female Team of Character, as voted on by the CCC athletic directors. Bushnell has now been home to four winners of the Les Schwab Team of Character Awards in the…

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Beacons Sweep CCC Champion of Character Awards

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Bushnell University’s Samantha Silver and Jaron Carter were named the 2022-23 Cascade Collegiate Conference Champions of Character of the Year, announced Wednesday morning by the conference office. The annual award recognizes one male and one female athlete who represent the five aspects of the Champions of Character – Respect, Responsibility, Integrity, Sportsmanship, and Servant Leadership….

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Bushnell Students Recognized at Annual Honors Convocation

EUGENE, Ore. – Bushnell University celebrated the academic achievements of its students at the annual Honors Convocation on Thursday, May 4, 2023, inside the Morse Events Center. This year’s event saw an impressive group of students recognized for their hard work and dedication in the classroom, with honors and inductions into professional societies. PHOTO GALLERY…

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Seniors and More Honored at 2023 Iggy Awards

EUGENE, Ore.  – The 2023 Iggy Awards took place on Sunday night as the Bushnell Athletic Department honored the best of the best achievements of their 17 teams and over 240 student-athletes. In addition, the 2023 Senior Class was honored. Award Winners included: Perseverance Award: Leah Agost, Volleyball and Linus Rueegger, Cross Country & Track Legacy…

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Beacons Induct Hall of Fame Class of 2023

EUGENE, Ore. – On April 30, two individuals and two teams were inducted into the Bushnell Athletics Hall of Fame. The inductees represented a wide swath of Beacon/Crusader history from the Northwest Christian College and Northwest Christian University days. Enshrined in the Hall of Fame Class of 2023 were: Greg Erickson, Men’s Soccer Greg Erickson…

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Caden Stubbs Wins CCC Men’s Golf Championship

CRESWELL, Ore. – Caden Stubbs earned medalist honors at the 2023 Cascade Collegiate Conference Men’s Golf Championship, hosted by Bushnell University, winning the individual title by five strokes at the Emerald Valley Golf Course. Stubbs finished 3-under on the tournament to extend his senior campaign and earn himself an automatic qualification to the NAIA Men’s Golf Championship. He…

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