Claws Wins SSAC Mascot Challenge
He Did It
MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Bethel University Mascot Claws has won the Southern States Athletic Conference Mascot of the Year Challenge. The Bethel icon received over 60 percent of the vote as he beat Dalton State’s Rage in the semi-finals of the contest. He had previously beat Middle Georgia State’s Duke with over 65 percent of the vote.
After two days of voting in the finals Claws with the help of the Bethel Nation DID IT!!!!! He pulled away early and beat Martin Methodist mascot Rowdy Red Hawk in the exciting finals.
After being overwhelmed and taking a few moments to gather his thoughts, the champion said, “I am ecstatic for our university and athletic department. We ran a clean and professional campaign. We knew it would not be easy but with the help of our Bethel nation we did it. It is an honor to represent the university, our conference and our fans and supporters.”