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,

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

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

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

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

Men's Basketball: Hamm drops 30 in second half as Builders roll Bethel

WINFIELD, Kan. - The Southwestern College men's basketball team earned their sixth straight win on Wednesday night, defeating the (RV) Bethel Threshers inside Stewart Field House by a score of 80-64. The Builders (14-5, 8-5) entered Wednesday's contest as the NAIA's top field goal defensive team and their efforts were on display in the opening half and beyond, holding the Threshers to just 27 points on 34 percent shooting, which is four less than their nation-leading 38.4 percent number. Bethel

Men's basketball drops exhibition contest to Southern Nazarene

BETHANY, Okla. - The Southwestern College men's basketball team closed out their 2019 portion of their schedule Wednesday night, falling on the road in an exhibition contest to NCAA Division II opponent Southern Nazarene Crimson Storm by a score of 87-57. Playing in their fourth game in five days, the Builders went up against a Crimson Storm team that was at one point ranked in the top ten nationally in division two and are currently receiving votes in the coaches poll. Southern Nazarene (9-3)

Men's basketball defeats York for fourth straight win

WINFIELD, Kan - The Southwestern College men's basketball team earned a big win Wednesday night inside Stewart Field House, defeating the York Panthers by a score of 86-73 to secure their fourth straight victory. After dropping the first four games of conference play, the Moundbuilders (8-4, 4-4) entered Wednesday's matchup with the Panthers (9-6, 5-3) one win away from getting back to .500 in the KCAC. More importantly, in a log-jammed league, Southwestern was in need of wins against teams abo

Women's basketball picks up first win over ranked opponent since 2016

WINFIELD, Kan. - The Southwestern College women's basketball team defeated the No. 25 ranked Oklahoma Wesleyan Eagles inside Stewart Field House on Thursday, winning by a score of 68-66. Both teams struggled a bit to score the ball in the opening frame, with the score posting a more uneven look than it actually was as Oklahoma Wesleyan ended the quarter on small run to take a seven-point advantage into the second frame. Offense was more sharp over the course of the next ten minutes, but the Lad

Men's basketball wins overtime thriller over (RV) Oklahoma Wesleyan

WINFIELD, Kan. - No matter the records, it is always a battle when the Southwestern College men's basketball team faces off with the Oklahoma Eagles. Thursday night inside Stewart Field House was no different as the Moundbuilders escaped with a 76-73 overtime win over the visiting Eagles. The two teams met three times a year ago, with each contest coming down to the final possession. The Moundbuilders were winners in two of three last season, with the combined margin of victory a total of nine

Women's basketball secures road victory over McPherson

McPHERSON, Kan. - The Southwestern College women's basketball team picked up a big road victory against the McPherson Bulldogs over the weekend, winning by a score of 63-59. Wins in the KCAC are never easy, especially on the road, and the Lady Builders experienced that on Saturday. It was all Southwestern from the start against the Bulldogs, jumping out to a 17-point halftime lead and holding McPherson to just 21 points after 20 minutes of play. The Lady Builders were locked in defensively, pri

Kyle Pond hired as Assistant AD of Enrollment

WINFIELD, Kan. - Southwestern College athletic director Mike McCoy has hired Kyle Pond as the Assistant Athletic Director of Enrollment. Pond has been the men's soccer coach at Southwestern since 2015 and has seen great success both on and off of the field. His team has seen a consistent grade point average of above 3.0 and has had multiple scholar-athletes each year. The Moundbuilders men's soccer team just finished up their second back-to-back winning season and saw ten wins and a trip to the
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