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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

Men's basketball rounds out non-conference play with win over Manhattan Christian

WINFIELD, Kan. - The Southwestern College men's basketball team concluded a perfect 4-0 non-conference slate Thursday night, defeating the Manhattan Christian Thunder at home by a score of 96-47. It was all Builders from the start in this one, jumping out to an 18-2 lead off of a balanced scoring attack. Justin Criddle (SO/Lawrence, Kan.) and Jarehn White (SR/San Antonio, Texas) both led Southwestern in the first half, each scoring nine points each as the team held a 46-18 advantage at the brea

Volleyball earns big win over Sterling

WINFIELD, Kan. - The Southwestern College volleyball team picked up a big win over the Sterling Warriors at home Wednesday evening, winning by a score of 3-1 (25-17, 25-23, 12-25, 25-22). In a match that had major conference standings implications, the Lady Builders came out firing on all cylinders in the opening game, out-hitting the visitors 16 kills to 13 despite seeing 11 fewer attack opportunities. Great defensive play from Southwestern was a big factor in the team's success on the night.

Women's soccer falls in regular-season finale

WICHITA, Kan. - The Southwestern College women's soccer team saw their 2019 season come to end an end Tuesday night as they fell to the Friends Falcons on the road by a score of 3-1. The Falcons entered the contest in the top three of the KCAC and with just four losses on the year, but still, the Lady Builders gave them everything they had - needing a win or draw to qualify for the conference tournament. Friends grabbed the first two scores of the game to take a 2-0 lead into halftime, but it w

Men's soccer clinches postseason berth

WICHITA, Kan. - The Southwestern College men's soccer team was defeated in the regular-season finale Tuesday evening on the road, falling to the Friends Falcons by a score of 2-1. The result on the scoreboard was not the storyline of the night, as the Moundbuilders learned at halftime via other KCAC results that they had clinched a spot in the KCAC Tournament for the first time since they began accepting the top eight rather every team in the conference. All that was left to be determined was t

Men's soccer falls to York in final home game

WINFIELD, Kan. - The Southwestern College men's soccer team was defeated at home Wednesday night, falling to the York Panthers by a score of 2-1. Rescheduled from late September, the Panthers started off the contest in all of the right ways-- jumping out to a 1-0 lead 14 and a half minutes into the game. Just 90 seconds later, York added another to make it 2-0, using relentless pressure throughout the first half to take control. The Panthers held the 2-0 lead at the halftime break. In the seco

Men's basketball earns hard-fought win over College of the Ozarks

POINT LOOKOUT, Mo. - The Southwestern College men's basketball team picked up a big non-conference road victory Saturday evening, defeating the College of the Ozarks Bobcats 93-84. It was the first victory for the Moundbuilders over the Bobcats in the modern era as they entered the contest 0-5 versus the NAIA DII independent school from Missouri. College of the Ozarks is coming off a 2018-19 NAIA Tournament appearance and holds one of the better home court advantages in the region. The Builder

Women's basketball suffers first loss of season

CHICKASHA, Okla. - The Southwestern College women's basketball team saw their first loss of the season Saturday night, falling to the USAO Drovers on the road by a score of 85-69. Despite struggling to shoot the ball, the Lady Builders were in control of the first half-- taking a small lead into the halftime break. Southwestern was hanging around the 30 percent mark from the floor in the first 20 minutes, but were also able to get to the line at will as free throws were a big part of their offe

Men's basketball rewrites record book in rout of Dallas Christian

WINFIELD, Kan. - The Southwestern College men's basketball team improved to 2-0 Thursday night at home, cruising to a school-record 153 points in a 153-85 win over the Dallas Christian Crusaders. The Moundbuilders were getting anything they wanted in the game, specifically in the first half, putting up 77 points in the first 20 minutes. Three different players were in double figures at the break, led by Andrew Hamm (SR/Alief, Texas) who entered halftime leading all scorers with 18. Hamm finishe

Volleyball falls in five-set heartbreaker to Bethany

LINDSBORG, Kan. - The Southwestern College volleyball team took one of the top teams in the KCAC to the very end Friday night, falling in five sets to the Bethany Swedes on the road 3-2. The Swedes entered Friday's match 21-6 and in second place in the KCAC. Bethany grabbed game one of the contest, but the Lady Builders did not go down without a fight after seeing multiple six-point leads for Bethany throughout the set. Trailing 22-17, Southwestern stormed back to cut it to one, but the Swedes

Women's soccer falls to Bethany on Senior Night

WINFIELD, Kan. - On a snowy night inside Jantz Stadium, the Southwestern College women's soccer team was defeated by the visiting Bethany Swedes, falling by a score of 3-1 on Senior Night. The Southwestern College women's soccer team honored four members of their 2019 team as part of the senior night festivities. All four seniors - Rylee Simon (SR/Mulvane, Kan.), Tiffany Butler (SR/Garden City, Kan.), Ailinn Enriquez-Chavez (SR/Wichita, Kan.), and Melissa Larsen (SR/Bellevue, Neb.) - earned the
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