Trevor is currently the Sports Information Director for Southwestern College (Winfield, KS)

Women's basketball cannot keep up with Bethany, falls 84-55 to the Swedes

WINFIELD, Kan. - The Southwestern College women's basketball team fell to the Bethany Swedes Wednesday night by a score of 84-55 inside Stewart Field House. The Swedes, who were once receiving votes in the national polls, came out much sharper in this matchup between the two teams than they did earlier in the season. Bethany was red-hot from behind the arc from start to finish, connecting on 60 percent of their attempts for the game. Southwestern, on the other hand, struggled getting the ball i

Men's basketball cruises to 105-68 victory over Bethany

WINFIELD, Kan. - The Southwestern College men's basketball team rolled over the Bethany Swedes Wednesday night inside Stewart Field House by a score of 105-68. Following a tough road loss at Ottawa, the Moundbuilders came out motivated and fired up with energy, outworking and flying by the Swedes on both sides of the ball. In nearly every offensive category, the Builders outperformed the Swedes, especially shooting the ball as Southwestern finished 58 percent from the field overall and 46 perce

Brent Smith named RCB Bank Athlete of the Month for December

WINFIELD, Kan. - Southwestern College men's basketball player Brent Smith (SR/Goddard, Kan.) has been named the Southwestern College RCB Bank Athlete of the Month for December, as voted upon by the athletic administration. Smith is the starting center for the men's baketball team, which is currently ranked No. 10 in the nation and is sitting at second place in the conference behind No. 1 Oklahoma Wesleyan- who they have already beaten. Smith has had some big games this season for the Builders,

Softball picked to finish 11th in KCAC

WICHITA, Kan. - The Southwestern College softball team has been projected to finish 11th in the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference (KCAC), as voted on by conference coaches. The Builders are coming off a 20-23 season in 2018 and a ninth place finish in the KCAC with a 8-14 league record. The team will return two of their top three regular at bat getters, with their leading hitter returning in MacKenzie Lyons (JR/Ponca City, Okla.). Her, along with returner Cady Norton (JR/Elgin, Texas), led

Women's basketball falls on the road at Ottawa 80-70

OTTAWA, Kan. - The Southwestern College women's basketball team was upended Monday night at the hands of the Ottawa Braves on the road by a score of 80-70. Two days after their originally scheduled contest was to occur, the Lady Builders made the trip up Monday afternoon to take on the Braves- starting off the game just like they have been in many of their most recent contests with a high-scoring first quarter. After one, Southwestern had a 19-16 advantage and outside of the second frame, the L

Men's basketball loses shootout at Ottawa 113-108

OTTAWA, Kan. - The Southwestern College men's basketball team lost a tough road matchup Monday night to the Ottawa Braves, falling 113-108 in a high-scoring affair on the road. It was a game of runs as both the Moundbuilders and Braves saw multi-possesion leads on and off throughout the 40 minutes of action, but neither team was able to get that stop on defense to keep the pressure on the opposite team as both squads traded baskets for almost the game's entirety. Following a two-point deficit a

Men's basketball rolls to 32-point victory at Tabor

HILLSBORO, Kan. - The Southwestern College men's baketball team continued their winning ways Thursday night as they cruised by the Tabor Bluejays 103-71 on the road. Coming off their biggest win of the year, a road victory at then-undefeated and now-No. 1 Oklahoma Wesleyan, the Builders showed no signs of a let down against the Bluejays as they were clicking on all ends of the floor for the full 40 minutes of play. Amid first ten minutes of the first half, the two teams traded baskets- with th

Women's basketball falls at No. 17 Tabor 71-50

HILLSBORO, Kan. - The Southwestern College women's basketball team fell to the No. 17 ranked Tabor Bluejays Thursday evening by a score of 71-50 on the road. Just like the first time these teams met, the Lady Builders hung around with the preseason KCAC favorites, only trailing by just three points after the first ten minutes. Unfortunately for Southwestern, history repeated itself again as the Bluejays offense picked up and they continued to add onto their lead quarter by quarter. The Lady Bu

Men's basketball wins thriller at No. 3 Oklahoma Wesleyan, moves into first place in KCAC

BARTLESVILLE, Okla. - The Southwestern College men's basketball team won a big conference showdown Monday night on the road as they defeated the No. 3 team in the country and undefeateed Oklahoma Wesleyan Eagles 72-68. Entering the contest one game back in the loss column for first place in the KCAC, the Eagles were also the last remaining undefeated team in the entire nation. Prior to Monday's result, Oklahoma Wesleyan had won 20 straight home games dating back to December 2017, when they lost

Strong first quarter not enough as Oklahoma Wesleyan pulls away from Lady Builders

BARTLESVILLE, Okla. - The Southwestern College women's basketball team was upended by the Oklahoma Wesleyan Eagles on the road Monday night by a score of 83-68. The Lady Builders got off to arguably their best start of any game this season, ending the first quarter on a 12-0 run to take a 29-17 lead after the first ten minutes. The Eagles were able to respond right away, limiting Southwestern to just one point through the first five minutes of the second frame and cutting the deficit to just tw

Men's basketball uses strong first half to blow by Sterling 103-65

WINFIELD, KAN. - The Southwestern College men's basketball team crusied by the Sterling Warriors Saturday night inside Stewart Field House by a score of 103-65. In their first home game of the new calendar year, the Builders used 12 first-half three-pointers to grab a season high 60 points through 20 minutes and establish an insurmountable lead that would not be threatened. Overall, the team made 14 of 25 three-pointers, good for 56 percent- with 12 of them coming in the first half and seven of

Women's basketball hangs with undefeated Sterling, falls behind late

WINFIELD, Kan. -  The Southwestern College women's basketball team fell to the No. 11 ranked and undefeated Sterling Warriors Saturday evening by a score of 84-64 inside Stewart Field House. Facing the 17-0 Warriors, the Lady Builders held their own against a formidable Sterling team that has not lost this season. After falling behind by nine points in the first quarter, Southwestern remained within striking distance only trailing by ten at the half. The third quarter began with back-and-forth

Men's basketball begins 2019 with road win over Bethel

NORTH NEWTON, Kan. - The Southwestern College men's basketball team was victorious in their first contest of the new year Wednesday night as they knocked off the Bethel Threshers 81-68 on the road. In their first game in nearly three weeks, the Builders showed no signs of rust as they took a ten-point lead into the half- thanks in large part to great shooting and stellar defense. Overall, the team shot 53.2 percent from the field and connected on nine three-pointers. Much of their offense was f

Women's Basketball: Late rally not enough as Lady Builders fall at Bethel 77-70

NORTH NEWTON, Kan. - The Southwestern College women's basketball team was defeated on the road Wednesday night by a score off 77-70 at the hands of the Bethel Threshers. In their first contest of the 2019 calendar year against a very talented Threshers team that now has 11 wins already on the year, the Lady Builders showed glimpses of promise throughout the 40 minutes of action. Coming off a poor shooting performance against NCAA Division II opponent, Newman, on Monday, Southwestern bounced bac

Women's basketball falls in exhibition contest at Newman

WICHITA, Kan. - The Southwestern College women's basketball team wrapped up their 2018 calendar year with an 84-50 by way of the Newman Jets Monday night. It was an exhibition contest for the Lady Builders going up against an NCAA Division II opponent in Newman, and for a good chunk of the game- the Lady Builders showed they could hang with the home team. Looking at the bigger picture, a lopsided 23-7 advantage for the Jets after the first quarter was more than enough for Newman to establish a

Women's basketball secures non-conference victory over Dallas Christian

Dallas, Texas - The Southwestern College women's basketball team took down the Dallas Christian Crusaders 71-49 Monday night in a non-conference affair on the road. A strong first quarter was more than enough for the Lady Builders to jump on the lead for good as a 28-15 advantage after one prevented the Crusaders from getting within striking distance. Southwestern was able to add onto their lead in each susbsequent quarter and take home the 22-point victory. Each Southwestern player that enter

Men's Basketball: Strong second half lifts MoundBuilders over Avila

Winfield, Kan. - The Southwestern College men's basketball team defeated the visitng Avila Eagles Saturday afternoon by a score of 82-60 inside Stewart Field House. The Eagles, who are fresh off a one-point loss against No. 3 Oklahoma Wesleyan and are much better than their now 1-9 record indicates, were firing on all cylinders in the first half of Saturday's contest. Avila connected on 7-11 first-half three pointers, but despite the hot shooting still trailed the Builders by three points at th

Men's Basketball: Strong second half lifts MoundBuilders over Avila

Winfield, Kan. - The Southwestern College men's basketball team defeated the visitng Avila Eagles Saturday afternoon by a score of 82-60 inside Stewart Field House. The Eagles, who are fresh off a one-point loss against No. 3 Oklahoma Wesleyan and are much better than their now 1-9 record indicates, were firing on all cylinders in the first half of Saturday's contest. Avila connected on 7-11 first-half three pointers, but despite the hot shooting still trailed the Builders by three points at th

Women's basketball hangs with Avila, falls to the Eagles 79-72

Winfield, Kan. - The Southwestern College women's basketball team fell to the Avila Eagles Saturday afternoon at Stewart Field House by a score of 79-72. On paper, the Eagles brought in a KCAC record over .500 into Saturday's contest with the Lady Builders, but both teams looked fairly even almost throughout the game's entirety. Southwestern trailed by just three points at halftime and if the third quarter were to be ignored, the Lady Builders would have had a one-point advantage in the game- b

Men's and women's track & field teams enjoy personal records at Pittsburg State

Pittsburg, Kan. - The Southwestern College men's and women's track & field teams concluded their second indoor meet of the young season over the weekend at Pittsburg State for the Crimson & Gold Invitational. A mirror image of their first meet at Kansas last month, the teams saw great individual performances and also overall success as a collective unit across various events and races. Ten different members of the men's and women's teams saw personal records over the weekend in this meet alone,
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