The BJU Bruins men’s soccer team is nearing the halfway point of its fifth season in intercollegiate competition. Head coach Jesse McCormick said having a challenging schedule is part of the plan to get the Bruins playing better. “We have one of the toughest, if not the toughest, schedules in NCCAA Division II,” McCormick said.
The Bruins women’s soccer team has displayed a high level of play this fall with a record of 6-4, building on their win of the NCCAA national tournament last season. “Team chemistry is good, and they push each other to be their very best,” head coach Chris Carmichael said. “We’re all meshing well,” said Christiana
The Bruins golf program started its fourth season this fall and has grown and improved since its start in 2013. The team qualified for the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) national competition last year and won the opening tournament, the Bruins Golf Classic, this fall. The team has grown in number from last year’s
After their initial season last spring, the Bruins track and field team is preparing for their second season of competition. Landon Bright, who coaches the track and field team, also coaches the cross country team. Bright said track and field is a natural companion to cross country, although it is its own unique sport. In
Since Bob Jones University reentered intercollegiate sports in 2012, several new teams have been added to the Bruins athletics including intercollegiate shooting. Dr. Mike Wilkie, coach of the Bruins shooting team, brings an extensive amount of experience to his coaching. Since 1988, Wilkie has served in several different law enforcement positions, including training with the
Husband and wife Landon and Katie Bright have joined the Bruins family as the new cross-country coaches.
The BJU Bruins have defended home court for the last time in their inaugural season.
Saturday night’s matchup was anticipated to be a good one as the Bruins women, riding a five-game winning streak, hosted the Crusaders of Tennessee Temple University, to whom they had lost 58-38 in Chattanooga.
The BJU Bruins women’s basketball team secured a first-half lead to win 51-34 over Piedmont International University.
In a showdown between two Bruins teams, the BJU Bruins men’s basketball team captured a remarkable victory over the Piedmont International University Bruins, 86-84 in overtime.