The Golden Grizzlies had 36 student-athletes named as Distinguished Scholars
The Best of 2012!
Kyle Bethel, Lucas Diener, Miche'le Lipar and John Timm earned All-Midwest Region Honors.
Kyle Bethel, Lucas Diener, Miche'le Lipari and John Timm earned All-Midwest Region Honors.
Joey Tinnion scored the Golden Grizzlies lone goal.
The Oakland men's soccer took on Eastern Illinois on Senior Night at the OU Soccer Field.
Oakland dropped a tight 1-0 decision to Michigan State at the OU Soccer Field.
The Golden Grizzlies beat the Kangaroos 3-1 at the OU Soccer Field. Kyle Bethel scored twice in the win.
Oakland battled Michigan in a 1-0 loss at the U-M Soccer Stadium.
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)
▪ 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