Indoor track concludes first meet of season in Wichita

WICHITA, Kan. - The Southwestern College men's and women's indoor track & field teams competed in their first meet of the new season over the weekend at the Friends-Ottawa-Shocker TC Invitational at the Heskett Center in Wichita. The competition was the first under new head coach Tim Thompson, who was hired on in the summer, as the team saw several top-eight finishes ranging across numerous events. "I am more than excited that track season has arrived," Thompson said. "I am extremely grateful a

Football falls to Bethel in instant classic

NORTH NEWTON, Kan. - The Southwestern College football team fell in a battle of undefeated teams over the weekend, dropping a close one to the Bethel Threshers by a score of 39-35. The last two remaining undefeated teams squared off as the Threshers (7-0) entered the game as the nation's top-scoring offense. The Moundbuilders (4-1), who are averaging over 40 points per contest, came out with their defense flexing its muscle, stopping Bethel on their first two drives of the game. It was not unti

KCAC Weekly Review

• Southwestern sits on top of the early KCAC season after becoming the first 2-0 team in the league. The Moundbuilders defense was on display in their KCAC-opening wins over Kansas Wesleyan and Friends this week, limiting the two teams to a combined 5-48 (10.4%) from behind the three-point line. The team will finish out a three-game road trip with Bethel and York this week. • McPherson remains one of three undefeated teams in the KCAC overall following a dominating 30-point win over Avila to be

Football: Builders hand Kansas Wesleyan first KCAC loss since 2017, improve to 3-0

SALINA, Kan. - The Southwestern College football team picked up a monumental win on Saturday afternoon, defeating the Kansas Wesleyan Coyotes 42-21 to end their 25-game KCAC winning streak and hand them their first conference loss since October 2017. Both teams entered Saturday's contest top two in the conference in defense and also held two of the top three spots in the KCAC offensively. It was the defense that came to play from both sides in the first half, seeing just a combined 21 points be

Women's basketball picked to finish 10th in KCAC preseason poll

WICHITA, Kan. - The Southwestern College women's basketball team has been projected to finish 10th in the KCAC this upcoming 2020-21 season, as voted on by conference coaches and members of the media at the 2020-21 KCAC Virtual Media Day held on Tuesday morning. The Lady Builders narrowly missed out on qualifying for the 2019-20 KCAC tournament after finishing in a tie for ninth place a year ago. The team ended the regular season with a 12-17 record overall and 9-15 in KCAC play. Head Coach Whi

Men's basketball picked to finish 3rd in KCAC preseason poll

WICHITA, Kan. - The Southwestern College men's basketball team has been projected to finish third in the KCAC this upcoming 2020-21 season, as voted on by conference coaches and members of the media at the 2020-21 KCAC Virtual Media Day held on Tuesday morning. The Moundbuilders ended the 2019-20 season with a 23-8 record and leaped all the way up to a second-place finish in the KCAC after beginning the year 0-4, ending the league slate with a 17-7 mark. The team narrowly missed out on qualifyi

Football: Builders use strong second quarter to knock off McPherson

WINFIELD, Kan. - The Southwestern College football team was victorious on Saturday, knocking off the visiting McPherson Bulldogs in the NAIA Game of the Week by a score of 45-7. It was a defensive struggle for the first few possessions of the game for each team, with the Builders getting a late first-quarter field goal from Freddy Botello (JR/Dallas, Texas) to take a 3-0 lead into the second. The next 15 minutes is where the game busted open, starting just three minutes into the frame with a 56

Football: Builders picked to finish sixth in KCAC

WICHITA, Kan. - The Southwestern College football team has been picked to finish sixth for the upcoming 2020 season by both conference coaches and members of the media. The results come after the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference held this year's media day virtually Friday morning. KCAC commissioner Dr. Scott Crawford began the day addressing all who were watching with some clarity regarding the upcoming fall season. Dr. Crawford announced the season will begin as planned on September 12th

Baseball: Builders come back to take series win at York

YORK, Neb. - The Southwestern College baseball team picked up two wins on Sunday over the York Panthers, winning game one by a score of 15-2 and game two by a final of 13-11. After falling in the series opener, the Moundbuilders came out firing on all cylinders in the first game of Sunday's doubleheader. The game began with a Sterling Spurling (SO/Lincoln, Calif.) home run on a 1-1 pitch to give the road team an early advantage. The Panthers went on to tie things up with an RBI single in their

Men's Basketball: Late run pushes Builders over Friends

WICHITA, Kan. - The Southwestern College men's basketball team picked up a win in the regular-season finale on Saturday, defeating the Friends Falcons on the by a score of 87-71. The win for the Moundbuilders clinches second place in the KCAC and the No. 2 seed for the upcoming conference tournament. The Builders endured a hot-shooting first half from the Falcons, allowing over 56 percent from the field on their way to a six-point deficit at the halftime break. Despite seeing 18 made shot from

Men's basketball defeats Saint Mary on Senior Night

WINFIELD, Kan. - The Southwestern College men's basketball team made it a successful Senior Night on Wednesday, picking up their 18th win in the last 21 games following an 82-73 over the Saint Mary Spires inside Stewart Field House. It was as evenly played as a game could get in the first half, with both teams locking up even in multiple statistical categories. Each finished the first 20 minutes of action with 14 made shots and committed five turnovers apiece. Three-point field goals, rebounds,

Men's basketball comes back from 17 down to win double overtime thriller

YORK, Neb. - The Southwestern College men's basketball completed a 17-point second-half comeback on Saturday, defeating the York Panthers on the road by a score of 113-110 in double overtime. The Panthers (12-14, 8-12) could do no wrong in the first half, hitting 18 of their first 25 shots and finishing the first 20 minutes with a 68 percent shooting percentage on their way to a 52-40 lead over the Moundbuilders (19-7, 13-7) at the break. Southwestern weathered the hot shooting from York the be

Women's Basketball: Webb's career-high lifts Lady Builders over York

YORK, Neb. - The Southwestern College women's basketball team picked up their second straight conference win Saturday afternoon, defeating the York Panthers on the road 80-69 inside the Freeman Center. Both teams traded baskets through the first three quarters as they endured a close game throughout. The Panthers (1-24, 0-20) held a three-point lead after the first ten minutes of play, with Southwestern (12-13, 9-11) using a plus-four margin in the second frame to take a one-point lead at the h

Softball drops exhibition double header at Dallas

IRVING, Texas - The Southwestern College softball team opened up their 2020 season on Friday, falling to NCAA Division III opponent the University of Dallas Crusaders by scores of 4-3 and 15-7. In the opening inning of their first contest of the year, the Lady Builders struck first with a run to take the early lead. Loren Wright (SO/Edmond, Okla.) got things going with an RBI double to left field, scoring Sydni Fulks (SR/Lake Dallas, Texas) who reached on an error to begin the game. The Crusade

Student Spotlight: Men's golf players lead student section at SC basketball games

One of the biggest factors in any team's success can be a homecourt or home-field advantage and for two members of the Southwestern College men's golf team, trying to create the best atmosphere for Builder basketball games has been a goal for them during their time at SC. Senior golfers Daren Reed and Chase Carr have begun to mold a reputation on campus and in the Southwestern student section in Stewart Field House. The two, along with teammates and friends, can be seen standing for the entiret

Men's basketball takes down first-place Oklahoma Wesleyan

BARTLESVILLE, Okla. - The Southwestern College men's basketball team picked up a major conference road win on Saturday, defeating the No. 16 ranked Oklahoma Wesleyan Eagles by a score of 66-62 inside Mueller Sports Center. As expected, each team traded baskets to begin the first half, with no team garnering a lead more than two points through ten minutes of action. With the Moundbuilders (17-7, 11-7) trailing 14-13, Southwestern erupted for a 13-3 run to flip the game in their favor, but just a

Men's basketball leaps into top four of KCAC with win over McPherson

WINFIELD, Kan. - The Southwestern College men's basketball team earned a hard-fought win Thursday night inside Stewart Field House, defeating the McPherson Bulldogs by a score of 88-85. The Bulldogs entered Thursday's showdown winners of eight straight and arguably the only team hotter than Southwestern in the KCAC currently in terms of recent wins. McPherson also entered the game in second-place in a log-jammed KCAC. Southwestern came out of the gates hot to begin the contest, hitting seven of

Women's basketball uses fourth-quarter surge to take down McPherson

WINFIELD, Kan. - Stewart Field House was full of energy Thursday night as the Southwestern College women's basketball team broke a two-game losing skid, knocking off the McPherson Bulldogs 71-65 to complete the season sweep. It was the first time the Lady Builders had beaten the Bulldogs in consecutive games since 2017. Shooting struggles were present in the opening quarter as Southwestern held a slight one-point advantage after a quarter of play. McPherson was able to post a 50 percent shootin
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