Goshen College plans to increase its varsity sports offerings to 16 when it reintroduces a golf program that dates to 1962 and becomes the fifth four-year school and second NAIA men’s program in Indiana to sponsor intercollegiate men’s varsity volleyball, the GC Athletic Department announced Friday.
Goshen College Coach Jim Routhier just coached his 900th volleyball game. Now in his 9th season at Goshen College, his teams have won 588 games.
Goshen College has been recognized by the NAIA as a Five-Star Champions of Character institution based on the 2015-16 academic year. GC is one of fewer than 15 colleges and universities nationwide to receive that recognition in each of the program’s 15 years.
Supporters and friends of the Goshen College athletic department can now watch Maple Leaf home games online at goleafs.net/live
Errick McCollum ’10 chronicles his journey at The Basketball Tournament, which the team he put together won for the second year in a row, along with it’s $2 million prize.
Tony Janzen ’08 headed to Cambodia with service in his heart and absorbing a new culture on his mind. Playing pro soccer was not part of the plan, but he wound up getting that chance as well.
The Goshen College athletic department picked up another laurel in its mission to develop student-athletes athletically, academically, and as individuals of character in the community when the NAIA recognized more than 20 Maple Leafs as Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes.
Three months after completing his college career with honorable-mention all-Crossroads League honors, 2016 Goshen College graduate Trevor Commissaris signed a professional basketball contract with Italian club ASD Polisportiva Alfa Catania on Monday.
Coach Neal Young was declared cancer free about a month after he began treatment, although chemo continued for more than a year. Without any further complications, his double hip replacement on March 18 and scheduled six-month recovery should stand as the final steps of his nearly three-year bout with cancer.
Using the shared language of baseball, members of the Goshen College team have traveled to Nicaragua for three weeks to sharpen a foreign tongue.