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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 drops battle to No. 12 Sterling

STERLING, Kan. - The Southwestern College women's basketball team battled with the No. 12 team in the nation Tuesday evening on the road before the Sterling Warriors used a strong fourth quarter to defeat the Lady Builders by a score of 90-65. Facing a team that was picked by many to win the KCAC this season, Southwestern gave them all they could handle in the opening quarter, going neck-and-neck with the No. 12 Warriors and trailing just 20-16 after ten minutes of action. The Warriors got thin

Men's basketball grabs first conference win with victory over Sterling

STERLING, Kan. - The Southwestern College men's basketball team snapped a four-game losing streak Tuesday night, defeating the Sterling Warriors on the road by a score of 84-72. The Builders flipped the script from their last four games in this win, starting out with a 13-0 run. The team had been used to playing catch-up during their losing skid, trailing at halftime in each of their last four contests. Southwestern held a 57-42 lead at the break against the Warriors behind 45 percent shooting

Men's basketball drops road contest at McPherson

McPHERSON, Kan. - The Southwestern College men's basketball dropped their fourth game in a row over the weekend, falling to the McPherson Bulldogs on the road by a score of 83-76. It was another slow start offensively for the Moundbuilders, posting just 26 first-half points as they struggled to hit shots and take care of the ball. Fortunately for Southwestern, their defense kept them in the game through 20 minutes as they saw just a six-point deficit at the break despite going the first six min

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

Women's basketball sees fourth-quarter comeback fall short against Avila

WINFIELD, Kan. - The Southwestern College women's basketball team was defeated by the Avila Eagles on Wednesday night, falling by a score of 67-59 from inside Stewart Field House. Both teams struggled to put the ball in the basket in the first quarter, with each hitting just one of their first ten shots attempted. The Lady Builders went on to begin the contest 1-14 from the floor and had just three points until Jazmyne Laskey (SR/Edmond, Okla.) hit a half-courter as time expired in the first to

Men's basketball falls to Avila

WINFIELD, Kan. - The Southwestern College men's basketball team was defeated by the visiting Avila Eagles on Wednesday night, falling by a score of 90-84 from inside Stewart Field House. Looking to snap a two-game losing streak, the Moundbuilders were on the receiving end of another team's best shot - led by Avila's Shandon Boone. Southwestern saw themselves down at the halftime break for the third straight game, trailing the Eagles 44-36 after 20 minutes of action and a 19-point half from Boon

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

Abby Bertholf named RCB Bank Athlete of the Month for October

WINFIELD, Kan. - Abby Bertholf of women's golf has been named October's RCB Bank Athlete of the Month, as voted on by members of the Southwestern College athletics administration. Bertholf, a senior on the women's golf team and a Winfield native, just recently wrapped up her fall season in a successful fashion. In the team's home Moundbuilder Fall Classic, Bertholff was the individual winner of the tournament and helped lead the Lady Builders to a first-place finish on their home golf course. I

Football closes out season with win over Saint Mary

LEAVENWORTH, Kan. - The Southwestern College football team completed their 2019 season on a high note Saturday afternoon, defeating the Saint Mary Spires on the road by a score of 28-10 to avenge last year's loss. Facing the winless Spires on Senior Day, the home team came out fired up-- marching right down the field thanks to a couple of big plays to set up a field goal on the opening drive. On their very next possession, Saint Mary did the same thing on a much shorter field, this time scoring

Men's basketball defeated by Ottawa on buzzer-beater

WINFIELD, Kan. - The Southwestern College men's basketball team dropped a heartbreaking game Saturday evening to the undefeated Ottawa Braves, falling 92-90 on a made shot with no time remaining. Facing a Braves team who was fresh off of a two-point win over No. 8 Oklahoma Wesleyan, the Moundbuilders got another team's best shot. Both teams came out matching each other's intensity and countering every punch with one of their own. The Braves, who shot 46 percent on the night, ended the first hal

Women's basketball cruises to 25-point win over Ottawa

WINFIELD, Kan. - The Southwestern College women's basketball team earned their first KCAC victory of the season Saturday afternoon, defeating the visiting Ottawa Braves by a score of 87-62. It was all Lady Builders from start to finish, using stout defensive play paired with hot perimeter shooting to keep this one out of reach. Southwestern doubled up Ottawa after the first quarter and added a point on the Braves in the second to take a 43-30 lead into the halftime break. The Lady Builders were

Volleyball ends season with KCAC Tournament loss to Oklahoma Wesleyan

HUTCHINSON, Kan. - The Southwestern College volleyball team saw their season come to an end Friday afternoon, falling to the Oklahoma Wesleyan Eagles 3-1 (23-25, 25-17, 25-16, 25-17) in the opening round of the KCAC Tournament at Hutchinson Sports Arena. The No. 7 seeded Lady Builders entered the match winners of two straight and three of their last four as they prepared for the No. 10 seeded Eagles. The two teams met earlier in the year, a five-set winner for Oklahoma Wesleyan, which ended up

Women's basketball falls in last-second thriller to Bethel

NORTH NEWTON, Kan. - The Southwestern College women's basketball team was defeated in a close conference battle Wednesday night, falling to the Bethel Threshers on the road by a score of 64-61 in the KCAC opener. The Threshers jumped out to an early lead, taking a five-point advantage into the second quarter after the first ten minutes of action. The Lady Builders continued to fight, preventing the home team from stretching their lead and eventually shrinking the deficit to one point after winn

Men's basketball suffers first loss of season

NORTH NEWTON, Kan. - The Southwestern College men's basketball team dropped their first contest of the season Wednesday night on the road, falling to the Bethel Threshers by a score of 78-73. It was a packed house for the Threshers (6-1) as they welcomed in the No. 13 ranked Moundbuilders. Bethel began the game with some stout defensive play, holding the top-ranked offense of Southwestern to just 11 points halfway through the first half and 25 at the break. Despite trailing by as many as 12, th

Men's soccer falls in KCAC Tournament, ends season with program-best 10 wins

BARTLESVILLE, Okla. - The Southwestern College men's soccer team saw their season come to an end on Saturday, falling to the No. 9 ranked and top seed in the KCAC Tournament, Oklahoma Wesleyan Eagles, by a score of 9-1. It was the first conference tournament berth for the Moundbuilders since the league went to accepting the top eight in the standings rather than every team. Following a 6-6 mark in KCAC action, Southwestern received an opening-round matchup against the No. 9 ranked team in the c

Volleyball wins thriller over Friends on Senior Night

WINFIELD, Kan. - The Southwestern College volleyball team won a thrilling five-set match over rival Friends Falcons, winning on Senior Night by a score of 3-2 (20-25, 25-23, 25-17, 18-25, 15-8). Prior to Saturday's contest, the volley program recognized six seniors - Kiralyah Jones (SO/Toronto, Ontario), Deardin Kelley (SR/Carl Junction, Mo.), Emily White (SR/Baxter Springs, Kan.), Amanda Pinter (SR/Bella Vista, Ark.), Michelle Hawkins (SR/Brea, Calif.), Kayln Beel (SR/El Dorado, Kan.) - for th

Football defeated by Avila in home finale

WINFIELD, Kan. - The Southwestern College football team fell in their final home game of the season, defeated by the Avila Eagles by a score of 28- from inside Jantz Stadium. The Builders opened the game with a long and successful drive, chewing over eight minutes off the clock that led to a Freddy Botello (SO/Dallas, Texas) field goal to give them an early 3-0 lead. That would be the score after 15 minutes of play as there was not a whole lot of offense seen in the first quarter. Avila got on

Women's basketball defeats Dallas Christian in home opener

WINFIELD, Kan. - The Southwestern College women's basketball team picked up a win in their home opener Thursday night, defeating the visiting Dallas Christian Crusaders by a score of 64-46. It was Tara Patterson Memorial Night for the Lady Builders, honoring a former Southwestern College women's basketball player who was tragically killed in a car accident just outside of town 17 years ago. The memorial has been an annual tradition for the women's basketball program as they remember her great e
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