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Jeffreys Selected to Participate in 'Athletes In Action'

jeffriesmound.jpgBeaver Falls, PA – Baseball pitcher Mike Jeffreys is no unfamiliar face among the Golden Tornadoes along with his frustrated competitors in the Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC). This summer Jeffreys will become a familiar face far from western Pennsylvania during the summer months. Jeffreys will join a Cru Ministry called Athletes in Action located in five different cities throughout Alaska. The Alaska Baseball League (ABL) was created in 2001 for NCAA student-athletes that desire to compete at a minor league level.

Jeffreys will compete with the Chugiak-Eagle River Chinooks team as a pitcher this summer. Among a variety of tournaments and All-Star games, Jeffreys and the Chinooks will play 33 regular season games in the duration of the league.

This will be the second consecutive summer Jeffreys has participated in the Alaska Baseball League for the Chinooks. Last summer Jeffreys lead the league in strikeouts and then mirrored his talent in leading the PAC in strikeouts while breaking Geneva’s school record with 106 strikeouts during the 2013 spring season.

Geneva College is a comprehensive Christian college of the arts, sciences and professional studies. Founded in the tradition of the Reformed Christian faith, Geneva prepares students to serve Christ in all areas of society: work, family and the church. Geneva College’s philosophy of education is based on the Foundational Concepts of Christian Higher Education. Geneva is a founding member of the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU).


 

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Biblical Studies professors Drs. Byron Curtis, Jonathan Watt and Scott Shidemantle are regular presenters of papers at professional conferences, and have recent publications in the area of Hebrew Bible and the Greek New Testament
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