For the second consecutive year, Bethel senior Aubrey Husak advanced from the Capital One Academic All-District Team to the Capital One Academic All-America First Team. Capital One honors athletes in four different categories: NCAA DI, NCAA DII, NCAA DIII, and College (NAIA, Canadian, and two-year institutions). Six different athletes are named to the first team as well as second, making a total of 12 athletes nationwide who are honored for their efforts during the 2014 season.
The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has announced that 455 women's volleyball student-athletes have been named as 2014 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes. The Bethel Pilots are represented by three senior athletes from the 2014 women's volleyball roster: Heather Gates, Aubrey Husak and Christina Welch.
Three members of the Bethel volleyball team have been honored by the NCCAA North Central Region by being named to the All-Region Team. Seniors Aubrey Husak and Amanda Troyer, who are making their third appearance on the All-Region Team, are joined by freshman setter Sami Leach as part of the 12-member team.
The Bethel volleyball 2014 season came to a close on Saturday evening as the Pilots fell in the NCCAA North Central Regional to Trinity Christian by scores of 20-25, 18-25, and 16-25. The Pilots advanced to the championship match by defeating Judson in a five-set battle (22-25, 25-21, 31-29, 24-26, 15-10) earlier in the afternoon but did not have enough left in the tank to take out the host, the top-seeded Trolls from Trinity Christian.