Kyle Bethel
Kyle  Bethel

RS Senior

Howell, N.J.

High School:

Last College:

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 180





Oakland Places 73 on Summit League Academic Honor Roll

The Golden Grizzlies had 36 student-athletes named as Distinguished Scholars



The Best of 2012!


Four Oakland Players Earn NSCAA All-Region Honors

Kyle Bethel, Lucas Diener, Miche'le Lipar and John Timm earned All-Midwest Region Honors.


Four Oakland Players Earn NSCAA All-Region Honors

Kyle Bethel, Lucas Diener, Miche'le Lipari and John Timm earned All-Midwest Region Honors.


Oakland Falls to Western Illinois 3-1 in Championship Match

Joey Tinnion scored the Golden Grizzlies lone goal.


Oakland vs. Eastern Illinois

The Oakland men's soccer took on Eastern Illinois on Senior Night at the OU Soccer Field.


Oakland vs Michigan State - Oct. 17, 2012

Oakland dropped a tight 1-0 decision to Michigan State at the OU Soccer Field.


Oakland vs UMKC - Oct. 13, 2012

The Golden Grizzlies beat the Kangaroos 3-1 at the OU Soccer Field. Kyle Bethel scored twice in the win.


Oakland at Michigan - October 9, 2012

Oakland battled Michigan in a 1-0 loss at the U-M Soccer Stadium.


Oakland men's soccer vs. Western Illinois

Oakland defeats Western Illinois 5-1.

▪ Played and started in 18 matches
▪ Named Summit League Offensive and Newcomer of the Year ▪ Earned NSCAA All-Region Honors and All-Tournament Team Honors ▪ Led the team with 27 points
▪ Finished second in the country with 13 assists and a 0.72 assists per game average
▪ Tied for team-high seven goals
▪ Recorded two goals against Kansas City (Oct. 13)
▪ Had three assists at Detroit Mercy (Oct. 3)
▪ Finished with one goal and two assists in league tournament semifinal against Fort Wayne (Nov. 9)
▪ Summit League Academic Honor Roll selection

▪ Did not see any game action for Oakland

▪ Sat out the regular season per NCAA transfer rules

2008 (at Duke):
▪ Named to the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) All-Freshman Team
▪ Battled injury to play in 11 games, making nine starts
▪ Scored four goals and had two assists to finish the season with 10 points
▪ Finished third on the Duke team in points
▪ Scored his first collegiate goal against Indiana (Aug. 29)
▪ First game-winning goal came against Davidson (Sept. 16)

High School:
▪ Earned four vartsity letters at Howell High School, where he was a two-time team captain
▪ Two-time all-state, all-region and all-district team selection
▪ Recorded 18 goals and 18 assists during his senior season, as he helped lead his team to an 18-3 overall record
▪ Helped his team advance to the 2007 Shore Conference Tournament and State Sectional final
▪ Was a three-time all-shore selection and a four-time team MVP at Howell
▪ Voted the No. 1 player in the Monmouth County Coaches' Poll in 2006
▪ Finished his high school career with 43 goals and 43 assists

Academic Awards and Extracurricular Activities:
▪ A member of the National Honor Society (NHS)

Top Athletic Performance:
▪ Winning his first State Cup title

Full Name:
Kyle Peter Bethel
Birthdate: October 7, 1989
Parents: Keith Garcia and Christine Bethel
Siblings: Kiara, Keion and Krystal

Top Three Reasons for Choosing Oakland:
1. The location
2. The people at the school and on the team
3. The academics

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