Bethany College


Athletic Program Web Site:
http://www.bethanyswedes.com/
Main School Web Site:
http://www.bethanylb.edu/
School Colors: Blue and Gold
SID Name: Tony Stennett

Conference:
Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference
Main Rivals:
  • Kansas Wesleyan University

Undergraduate On Campus Enrollment: 650
Last National Tournament Appearance: 2003

Local Radio Broadcasts (Call Letters and Fequency): Rocking M Radio, Salina Radio, 95.5 The Rock
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Last Year's
Conference Record:
11 - 7
Returning Starters: 3
Primary Offensive Strategy: Transition basketball and Triangle Offense​
Key Returners:
Cody Harris, SR, 6-6, G/F, KCAC Newcomer of the Year and Unanimous 1st Team A KCAC. 18.6ppg; 4rpg; 99made 3's at 38%.; Jon Gidson, SR, 6-4, G, Unanimous All KCAC 2nd team; 16.9ppg; 5.8rpg; 49% FG; 75% FT; 35% 3 pt. ; Gary Jones, SR, 6-5, F, 3rd Team All KCAC; 16.7ppg; 6.3rpg; 58% FG.; Larry McLin, SR, 6-2, G, 10.7ppg; 4.8rpg; 3.4apg; 37 3pt %; 71 FT%.
Last Year's
Overall Record:
19 - 11
Returning Lettermen: 3
Primary Defensive Strategy: Full Court defensive pressure basketball​
Top 5 Recruits:
Joey Habtemariam, JR, 5-10, G, Northwestern College - Iowa; June Johnson, JR, 6-2, G, Garden City CC (KS); Ian Merzwinski, JR, 6-6, F, Columbia CC (CA); Mike Sanchez, JR, 6-6, F, Lewis & Clark CC (IL)
Key Losses:
Nate Coleman, SR, 6-4, G/F, All KCAC HM; Co Defensive player of the year in KCAC. ; Devin Smith, SR, 6-1, G, ; Brandon Huskey, SR, 6-6, F,
Additional Information:
In addition Bethany returns a KCAC All Freshman team player, 6-4 Alex Peterson, who started a few games and averaged 3ppg while shooting 81% from the Free Throw, 36.4% from 3pt and 47% overall from the Field. This team is very athletic. There are a lot of guys who can play so very good depth. Guards are long and athletic and bigs, while undersized, are athletic and skilled. Newcomers are great teammates and blend in very well with the strong returning core of players.
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Head Coach: Clair Oleen

Alma Mater:

Bethany College

Years at Current School:

23

Wins at School:

Losses at School:

514 464

Career Wins:

Career Losses:

514 464
URL to Head Coach Info:
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Assistant Coach:
Erik Shupe
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Assistant Coach:
Tony Stennett
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Hahn Gymnaisum

Gym/Arena Address

335 East Swensson Street Lindsborg, Kansas 67456

Gym/Arena Capacity:

1500
Stats No. Last Name First Name Pos Yr Height Weight Hometown
20 Batman Zach
31 Deterville John
32 Funderburke Jerricus
10 Habtermariam Joey
3 Harris Cody
0 Jackson Chavaz
4 Jean-Charles Sebastien
23 Kelly Keil
13 Kelly Dalantae
11 Larkin Tyler
41 Merzwinski Ian
52 Milosevic Milos
30 Okafor Elvis
35 Patrick Jesse
10 Rucker Tre'Von
24 Ryan Michael
2 Thompson Jalen
1 Washington Khalid
22 Willis Jeffrey
Date Opponent Location Score Result Record
10/25/2016 7:40:00 PM Randall Univ Away 65 - 81 Loss 0-1
10/27/2016 7:00:00 PM Baptist Bible Home 105 - 38 Win 1-1
10/28/2016 7:00:00 AM Barclay Neutral 89 - 87 Win 2-1
11/4/2016 7:00:00 PM Johnson & Wales (Colo.) Home 68 - 71 Loss 2-2
11/7/2016 7:00:00 PM Doane (Neb.) Away 79 - 83 Loss 2-3
11/12/2016 7:00:00 PM Randall Univ Home 77 - 76 Win 3-3
11/17/2016 8:00:00 PM McPherson (Kan.) Away 83 - 80 Win 4-3
11/19/2016 7:00:00 PM Ottawa (Kan.) Home 89 - 75 Win 5-3
11/22/2016 7:00:00 PM Southwestern (Kan.) Away 81 - 76 Win 6-3
11/26/2016 7:30:00 PM Central Christian (Kan.) Away 81 - 85 Loss 6-4
12/1/2016 8:00:00 PM York (Neb.) Away 96 - 94 Win 7-4
12/3/2016 7:00:00 PM Kansas Wesleyan Home 87 - 91 Loss 7-5
12/8/2016 8:00:00 PM Oklahoma Wesleyan Away 84 - 81 Win 8-5
12/10/2016 7:00:00 PM Bethel (Kan.) Home 84 - 85 Loss 8-6
12/13/2016 8:00:00 PM Sterling (Kan.) Away 78 - 70 Win 9-6
12/31/2016 4:00:00 PM Warner (Fla.) Away 86 - 100 Loss 9-7
1/2/2017 8:00:00 PM Central Christian (Kan.) Home 84 - 86 Loss 9-8
1/5/2017 8:00:00 PM Tabor (Kan.) Home 78 - 90 Loss 9-9
1/7/2017 7:00:00 PM Friends (Kan.) Away 50 - 81 Loss 9-10
1/12/2017 8:00:00 PM Saint Mary (Kan.) Home 78 - 103 Loss 9-11
1/14/2017 7:00:00 PM McPherson (Kan.) Home
1/16/2017 7:00:00 PM McPherson (Kan.) Home 85 - 87 Loss 9-12
1/18/2017 8:00:00 PM Ottawa (Kan.) Away 91 - 95 Loss 9-13
1/21/2017 5:00:00 PM Southwestern (Kan.) Home 84 - 91 Loss 9-14
1/25/2017 8:00:00 PM York (Neb.) Home 83 - 76 Win 10-14
1/28/2017 7:00:00 PM Kansas Wesleyan Away 79 - 71 Win 11-14
2/2/2017 8:00:00 PM Oklahoma Wesleyan Home 104 - 113 Loss Forfeit 11-15
2/4/2017 7:00:00 PM Bethel (Kan.) Away 77 - 74 Win 12-15
2/9/2017 8:00:00 PM Sterling (Kan.) Home 81 - 78 Win 13-15
2/11/2017 7:00:00 PM Tabor (Kan.) Away
2/16/2017 8:00:00 PM Friends (Kan.) Home 95 - 84 Win 14-15
2/18/2017 7:00:00 PM Saint Mary (Kan.) Away 2 - 0 Win Forfeit 15-15
2/22/2017 7:00:00 PM York (Neb.) Away