SAC Spotlight

Beth  Brankle

Beth Brankle

John Brown
October 2, 2017

Senior -- Libero
Siloam Springs, Ark.

The local product plans for a career in nursing after her volleyball playing days are over.

Random Fact About You: I LOVE dogs, especially my Golden Retriever Cali

Who is your role model and why?: My parents; they’ve supported me ever since I started playing volleyball 13 years ago. They’re my biggest fans and have travelled thousands of miles to see all of my games.

What do you enjoy most about being a college athlete and/or playing your sport?: Playing volleyball in college is awesome because I know all the hard work I put in to get here paid off. I enjoy playing volleyball because it’s a fast paced game and there’s hardly any running involved!

Favorite Food and/or Restaurant: Chicken fried rice from the Kung Fu Eggroll food truck

Favorite Movie: Remember the Titans

What are your plans after graduating from college?: I will be working at Mercy Hospital in Rogers as an RN

What school subject is/was the hardest for you? The easiest?: Pathophysiology (hardest), Statistics (easiest)

What is your favorite holiday and why?: Thanksgiving because I get to be with family and eat as much as I want

Most Memorable Sports-Related Moment: Going on a missions trip to Northern Ireland with my team freshman year

Favorite Vacation Memory: Swimming with dolphins in Florida


Throughout the year, intends to dedicate space entitled “SAC Spotlight” to regularly profile conference student-athletes, coaches, and administrators. Collectively, these individuals help to make SAC one of the top NAIA athletic conferences in the nation. This feature aims to shed light on their story and celebrate the accomplishments of those inside the SAC.