Champions of Character
As a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), Bethel University participates in the Association's Champions of Character program.
The program is built upon five core values, which are: Respect, Responsibility, Integrity, Servant Leadership, and Sportsmanship.
The NAIA clearly defines each of these values with respect to sport:
(From the NAIA Champions of Character website)
GOSHEN, NY- The CDFL 2014 Preseason All-America Football Team is presented by the Collegiate Development Football League (CDFL). It was selected by the, "D2 vs. NAIA Challenge" Bowl committee and the 2015 "Team America" coaching staff. It is based upon player nominations and evaluations made by college coaches, college sports information directors, regional scouts and media personnel. The CDFL is honored to showcase the 2014 preseason All-American players and to sponsor the annual "D2 vs. NAIA Challenge. "to be held in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina on Saturday, December 20, 2014, the selected players are on the watch list for invitation to this game.
Bethel's John Ilaria was named to the first team offensive unit. Stoney Burns was selected to the first team defensive team. Anthony Debonis was named to the second team defensive squad. Robbie Phillips was selected to the second team as a punter.
SPARTA, Ill. - Athletes from Bethel University captured several team and individual gold medals during the 2014 Scholastic Clay Target Program National Championships in Sparta, Ill. In total, Tennessee athletes captured 33 titles, more than twice the total of the next-closest state.