Eagles News · Petty signs with Bethel


Bailey Petty signs to continue his baseball career at Bethel University.

Elkhart Christian Academy of Elkhart, IN is pleased to announce that Bailey Petty has signed to continue his baseball career at Bethel University. Bailey is the son of Bill and Shannon Petty.

Bailey earned ECA’s top honor, the Eagle Award, twice in his 3 years playing baseball for the Eagles. In addition to baseball, Bailey also played soccer and basketball.

ECA baseball coach, Tyler VanArsdale comments, “I am excited for Bailey and his future at Bethel! Bailey has an intrinsic strength and focus that will be a huge asset for Coach Zartman the next four years. I am looking forward to seeing Bailey and his new teammates reach new levels on and off the field. Bethel University is an incredible school and I could not be more proud of Bailey!”

Richelle Viront, Athletic Director at Elkhart Christian Academy, says, “We are so proud that Bailey has chosen to continue his education and baseball career at Bethel University. Bailey is a kind young man who will work hard in this next chapter of his life. Our prayer is that God will continue to lead and guide him as he leaves ECA and enters this next stage.”