Bethel Athletic Director Tom Visker is pleased to announce that Eric Gingerich has been appointed as the 11th head coach of the Bethel women's basketball program. Coach Gingerich and his wife, Kat, will take the reins of the program heading into its 41st season of competition.
The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced Monday that 253 Division II women's basketball student-athletes have been named as 2015-16 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes. Leading the way with eight honorees were the Lady Pilots along with Bethel (Kan.) and Mount Marty (S.D.). In order to be nominated by an institution's head coach or sports information director, a student-athlete must maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale and must have achieved a junior academic status.
Bethel's Athletic Director, Tom Visker, announced on Tuesday that Coach Andrew Wodrich has resigned his position as the head coach of the Bethel women's basketball team. Coach Wodrich led the program during the 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons.
Lady Pilots' junior guard Aimee Swihart picked up her second postseason award following the 2015-16 campaign this week when she was named to the 10-member NCCAA North Central All-Region Team. Swihart's appearance on the all-region team is the second of her career as she was named to the 2014 team at the conclusion of her freshman season. Also earning recognition from the NCCAA was junior Angelique Moore who picked up honorable mention honors. Moore also garners her second regional nod having been named to the 2015 NCCAA North Central All-Region Team.