McKenzie, Tenn. -The Bethel Wildcats reported to Fall camp Friday as players arrived to begin pre-season drills and practice in preparation for the 2012 season opener at Wildcat Stadium on August 25 against Virginia-Wise. Kick-off is slated for 5 p.m.
Head Coach Chris Elliott and his staff handed out equipment and went through the paper work to set in motion another Wildcat season.
The Cats underwent various tests over the week-in and began practice this week preparing for what appears to be another exciting year.
The Cats finished 8-3 last year and appeared in the NAIA Championship Series for the first time in five years. In a release by the NAIA Monday, Bethel was ranked in a tie with Ottawa (KS) at No. 11 in the NAIA Football Coaches' Pre-Season Top 25 Poll. For a look at the Top 25 visit www.naia.org. For a recap of last season and this season's preview check here at www.bethelathletics.com.