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Baseball splits with Saint Mary in first two games of series

WINFIELD, Kan. - The Southwestern College baseball team returned home Saturday afternoon, splitting the first two games of a three-game set against the Saint Mary Spires, winning the first by a score of 6-3 before losing the second 9-2. In game one, the Builders saw an excellent pitching performance from Tanner Olmstead (SO/Derby, Kan.), the day's starter, as he went six innings and gave up just two runs with four strikeouts. In the team's last five contests, the Builders have given up 48 runs

Softball splits KCAC opener against York

WINFIELD, Kan. - The Southwestern College softball team opened up KCAC action on Saturday, splitting a two-game series with the York Panthers at Broadway Sports Complex. Game one belonged to the Lady Builders, winning by a final score of 6-3 behind strong pitching and timely offense. Southwestern opened up the game on the right foot in the first half of the double header, scoring two runs in their first at bats- thanks in large part to a one-out triple by Alex Ritzema (SR/Waterloo, Wisc.) that

Women's tennis falls to Aquinas, wins thriller over Warner

ORLANDO, Fla. - The Southwestern College women's tennis team split two of their matches on Wednesday, falling to the Aquinas Saints 5-4 before winning a thrilling match over the Warner Royals to end the day by a score of 5-4. Reverting back to NAIA rules, the Lady Builders fell behind in the opening match early after dropping two out of three doubles contests to begin the dual. Alexa Powers (FR/Bixby, Okla.) and Emily Fiehle were able to salvage a point in the early going, winning a close 8-7 m

Women's tennis tripped up by Lees-McRae 4-3

ORLANDO, Kan. - The Southwestern College women's tennis team dropped their first contest of the year, falling in a close 4-3 match versus NCAA Division II opponent, the Lees-McRae Bobcats. Following two straight 9-0 victories to begin the spring slate, the Lady Builders opened up their spring break play down in Florida with the Bobcats from the state of North Carolina at Sanlando Park. Per NCAA rules, the scoring at the doubles level differs than Southwestern is used to at the NAIA level in th

Men's tennis begins play in Florida with 6-1 victory over Lees-McRae

ORLANDO, Fla. - The Southwestern College men's tennis team improved to 3-0 on the spring season following 6-1 win over NCAA Division II opponent, the Lees-McRae Bobcats, at Sanlando Park. Per NCAA rules, the scoring at the doubles level differs than what Southwestern is used to at the NAIA level in that the team that takes two of three matches in doubles earns one point (instead of each doubles match being worth one team point). Singles matches are counted the same, one team point each per win.

Men's basketball caps off historic season with second straight Round of 16 appearance

SIOUX FALS, S.D. - The Southwestern College men's basketball team saw their season come to an end Friday evening, losing in the Round of 16 of the NAIA National Tournament to the No. 3 seeded Marian Knights out of Indianapolis by a score of 82-70. The final score did not show or indicate how close and competitive the game was throughout its entirety, as a one-point lead for Southwestern at halftime forecasted the type of game the fans and teams would see down the stretch. Fast forwarding to ne

Men's basketball gets by Ave Maria 89-80, will face Marian in second round

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - The Southwestern College men's basketball team advanced to the Round of 16 of the NAIA National Tournament Thursday afternoon following an 89-80 win over the Ave Maria Gyrenes from inside Sanford Pentagon. Facing the Gyrenes from southern Florida for the first time ever, the Builders came out hot with an early 11-3 lead from eight combined points from Brent Smith (SR/Goddard, Kan.) and Cameron Hunt (SR/Duncanville, Texas). What would happen next ended up being the theme for

Baseball drops first game of series to Friends 8-0

WICHITA, Kan. - The Southwestern College baseball team dropped the opening game of their first road series of the season, falling to the Friends Falcons 8-0 in nine innings. It's been hit or miss so far for the Builders' offense this season, with this now being the second time in third games they have been shut out. The lack of offense does not seem to be a lingering problem whatsoever, as the team put up 14 runs in a game sandwiched between the two shutouts. On the wrong end of another stella

Softball: Gonzalez' walk-off propels Lady Builders to two-game sweep over Peru State

WINFIELD, Kan. - The Southwestern College softball team took two close games against the Peru State Bobcats on Thursday to get back to .500 on the season and finish out four games in two days with a 3-1 record. The Builders won game one by a score of 5-3, but were trailing 3-0 to begin the game as the Bobcats scored all three in the top half of the second inning. After being held scoreless for the first two innings, Southwestern got back into the game in the third as they pushed two across to m

Baseball splits double header with Friends

Wichita, Kan. - The Southwestern College baseball team split a Friday afternoon double header with the Friends Falcons, dropping the first game 5-4 before winning the finale by a score of 11-9. After getting shut out for the second time in three games in the series opener, the Builders came out much sharper on offense in day two, beginning with the first leg of matinee. The Falcons struck first with a run in their half of the second, but Southwestern answered right away in the third as a lead-o

Softball splits with Southwestern Christian, wins season series

WINFIELD, Kan. - The Southwestern College softball team split a two-game day series with the Southwestern Christian Eagles Wednesday afternoon at Broadway Sports Complex, winning the opener 3-1 before falling in the finale 5-4. Facing the Eagles for the second time in a week's time frame, the Builders are coming off a two-game sweep at Southwestern Christian earlier last week- one of which came by run rule. This time around, the runs were a bit tougher to come by as it took until the fourth inn

Women's Wrestling: Bollinger to resign as head coach

Bollinger came to Southwestern after a three-year stint as Assistant Wrestling Coach at Missouri Baptist University in St. Louis, Mo., where she helped produce six All-Americans and a national champion. She also coached an NAIA Champions of Character award winner, and saw 13 of her student-athletes graduate last season. She also has six years of coaching experience USA Wrestling High School National Team, where she has produced 62 All-Americans, and a pair of national champions. In 2016, Bollin

Softball drops two games to Graceland

WINFIELD, Kan. - The Southwestern College softball team dropped two games against the Graceland Yellow Jackets Friday afternoon at Broadway Sports Complex, falling by final scores of 8-0 and 10-7. The game against the Yellow Jackets was a late add for the Lady Builders, who have seen many games this season get canceled or postponed thus far. For the Jackets, it was their first game of the season as they traveled south from the state of Iowa for their opener. The team did not look like they had

Men's and women's tennis pick up wins against Doane

WINFIELD, Kan. - The Southwestern College men's and women's tennis teams both improved to 2-0 on the young season Friday afternoon following wins over the Doane Tigers. The men, who started the season receiving votes in the NAIA top 25 poll for the first time in program history, have lost those votes recently- likely due to the lack of games the team has played so far this season. In both teams' first matches since February 8th, the men picked up right where they left off in their 7-2 win over

Indoor Track & Field: Grahn, Blattner advance to finals at NAIA national championships

BROOKINGS, S.D. - Two members of the Southwestern College indoor track & field team qualified for a spot in finals at the NAIA national championshps in South Dakota. Sending four team members to nationals, the team had great success in their first day at the championships, with 50 percent of their squad advancing to the final stage. Kari Blattner (SR/Cimarron, Kan.), the lone competitor on the women's team, advanced in the the one-mile run/1,000m. Blattner will enter the finals ranked sixth in

Softball earns road sweep over Southwestern Christian

BETHANY, Okla. - The Southwestern College softball team got back to .500 on the young season Tuesday afternoon following a two-game sweep over the Southwestern Christian Eagles on the road, winning 6-2 and 14-4. In game one, neither team could muster any offense in the first three innings, but it was the Lady Builders who struck first in a big way in the top of the fourth- scratching across three runs on four hits, three of which were for extra bases. Starting pitcher MacKenzie Lyons (JR/Ponca

Baseball falls in series finale to Sterling

WINFIELD, Kan. - The Southwestern College baseball team dropped two of three games to the Sterling Warriors, falling in the series finale 6-4 on Tuesday evening. A series that was moved to Winfield due to unplayable fields in Sterling, the Moundbuilders took the diamond as the road team in this three game set at their home park. After splitting the first two, the rubber match began with some early Moundbuilders offense as they tallied a quick score to begin the game on three first-inning hits.

Men's basketball crowned KCAC Tournament champions

PARK CITY, Kan. - The Southwestern College men's basketball team was crowned KCAC Tournament champions Monday night after defeating the No. 1 seed and No. 1 nationally ranked Oklahoma Wesleyan Eagles 78-75 from inside Hartman Arena. After splitting the first two meetings by a combined six points, the rubber match was everything everyone anticipated- beginning with high energy and back-and-forth play and ending with loads of drama and clutch performances. The game started out with the Builders j

Men's basketball advances to KCAC title game with 86-81 victory over Friends

WINFIELD, Kan. - The Southwestern College men's basketball team won a thriller over their rival Friends Falcons Saturday afternoon by a score of 86-81 from inside Stewart Field House. In the Moundbuilders' last home game of the 2018-19 season, the game went as seemingly every Southwestern vs. Friends contest goes- with lots of energy and a lot of back-and-forth play. Trading leads to begin the game, the Falcons took a five-point lead into the locker room at halftime, leading the Builders by as

Men's basketball defeats York, advances to KCAC Tournament semifinals

WINFIELD, Kan. - The Southwestern College men's basketball team advanced to the KCAC Tournament semifinals following a 85-78 opening round win over the York Panthers Wednesday night. Facing a Panthers team that is much better than their .500 record indicates, the Builders got all they could handle from the visiting team. The Builders appeared they were going to run away with this game in the early going, jumping out to a lead as big as 13 in the first half. Leading 30-17, the Panthers closed th
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