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Quick Facts

Location: St. Paul, Minn.
Founded Date: 1947
Enrollment: 6,000 (All programs)
Nick Name: Royals
Color: Blue and Gold
President: James Barnes III
Faculty Athletic Representative: Bruce Olsen
Director of Athletics: Bob Bjorklund
Senior Woman Administrator: Gretchen Hunt
Compliance Officer: Gretchen Hunt
Sports Information Director: Tim Beasley
Sports Information Phone: 651-635-8537
Athletics Phone: 651-638-6397
Athletic Department Fax Number: 651-635-8645
Mailing Address: 3900 Bethel Dr., St. Paul, MN, 55112
Stadium: Royal Stadium (3,500)
Arena: Robertson Center (2,000)
Ice Arena: NSC Schwan's Rink (1,000)
Latest News
Claflin Named to CoSIDA Academic All-District Team

Maria Claflin goes up for an attack

ARDEN HILLS, Minn. – She has been a force to reckon with on the court, but this time senior Maria Claflin is being recognized for her accomplishments in the classroom. The Dayton, Minn. native has been named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District Team for the first time in her career, announced Thursday afternoon.

Athletes Who Serve

Color guard at the football game

Like many Bethel student-athletes, junior Trokon Karngar has learned a thing or two about time management. He juggles his track schedule with school as well as his jobs with the admissions office, campus security, and Chick-Fil-A. Unlike most students, however, Karngar also serves active duty in the Army Reserve.

Riermann’s Historic Run Ends in National Semis

Grace and Maggie Riermann at NCAA Championships 2021

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – Historic. The only word fitting to describe Grace Riermann and Maggie Riermann's run through the NCAA Women's Tennis Division III Doubles Championships. BU's prominent doubles duo fell in the national semifinals 6-0, 6-1 against top-seeded and eventual national champions Katie Chang and Ysabel Gonzalez-Rico of Emory.

Royals Earn 3 All-Americans at National Championships

Joel 400H National Final

Greensboro, NC - The Bethel Royals had three hurdlers earn All-American awards on Saturday at the NCAA Division III National Championships in Greensboro, North Carolina. "I am so incredibly proud of all of our athletes," said Head Coach Andrew Rock. "The resiliency they have shown throughout the year has been inspiring. To go through everything they have needed to go through to get here and then perform with poise, joy, and gratitude was amazing to see!"

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