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Volleyball defeats Oklahoma Wesleyan in five sets

Bartlesville, Okla. - The Southwestern College volleyball team got back on the winning way on Wednesday night as they knocked off the Oklahoma Wesleyan Eagles in five sets 3-2. The Lady Builders saw an early deficit, losing the first set, but charged back to take the next two after a balanced attack that saw five Southwestern players produce at least six kills. Three of those were in double digits, as Kiralyah Jones (FR/Toronto, Ontario) led the way with 17 all by herself. Kayln Beel (JR/El Dor

Cross Country: Moundbuilders to host NAIA Mid-States Classic

Winfield, Kan. - The Southwestern College men's and women's cross country teams will be in action this Saturday as the school will host the NAIA Mid-States Classic in Winfield. A total of 29 schools will be represented an 425 athletes are entered. Included in the meet is the No. 1 men's NAIA team in Oklahoma City University, along with five other ranked or receiving vote-getters.. On the women's side, NAIA No. 1 Wayland Baptist will be present- with four others either in the top 25 or receiving

Women's soccer falls in defensive battle to Kansas Wesleyan

Salina, Kan. - The Southwestern College women's soccer team fell to the Kansas Wesleyan Coyotes Wednesday night by a score of 1-0. Following a scoreless first half, the Coyotes were finally able to capitalize on their relentless pressure and get one passed goalkeeper Emily Sutton (SO/Garden Grove, Calif.), who finished the contenst with six saves. The Lady Builders' defensive hold was quite impressive, as the Coyotes outshot Southwestern 25-6, but only seven of those were on goal which is a te

Women's basketball picked 12th in the KCAC

Wichita, Kan. - The Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference (KCAC) hosted their annual women's basketball media day on Wednesday at the Crestview Country Club in Wichita, Kansas. Coaches and members of the media gathered to preview and reflect on the state of each conference team entering the 2018-19 season. The Southwestern College Lady Moundbuilders basketball team was picked to finish 12th this year in the conference as the team is looking to improve upon a seven-win season a year ago. While t

Men's basketball picked to finish 2nd in KCAC

Wichita, Kan. - The Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference (KCAC) hosted their annual men's basketball media day on Wednesday at the Crestview Country Club in Wichita, Kansas. Coaches and members of the media gathered to preview and reflect on the state of each conference team entering the 2018-19 season. The Southwestern College men's basketball team was picked to finish second by both media members and coaches, second to the Oklahoma Wesleyan Eagles- who were the overwhelming favorite. Coming

Jim Helmer becomes 9th Southwestern coach or player to be inducted to Kansas Sports Hall of Fame

Winfield, Kan. - Southwestern College alumnus Jim Helmer has been inducted to the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame, making him just the ninth ever Southwestern College graduate to receive such an honor. During Helmer's 39-year tenure as Southwestern College's head cross country and track & field coach, he led his runners to 31 consecutive men's Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference (KCAC) cross country championships, ranging over the years of 1980-2010. The men's team also followed suit, as they were

Tapp, Butler score as women's soccer falls to No. 12 Oklahoma Wesleyan

Winfield, Kan. - The Southwestern College women's soccer team fell to the No. 12 Oklahoma Wesleyan Eagles Saturday night by a score of 6-2. After falling behind early, the Lady Builders made the most of their few opportunities, scoring twice on penalty kicks by Tiffany Butler and Alissa Tapp- both in the second half. Outside of those scores, there was not much brewing for the home team as the nationally ranked Eagles controlled the ball almost the entire game, putting up three times as many sho

Defense not enough as men's soccer defeated by No. 2 Oklahoma Wesleyan

Winfield, Kan. - The Southwestern College men's soccer team fell by a score of 2-0 Saturday night by way of the No. 2 Oklahoma Wesleyan Eagles. Going up against an Oklahoma Wesleyan squad that has outscored fellow KCAC schools 33-7 so far this season, the Moundbuilders put up a solid fight against the Eagles, giving up just two goals to a team that has scored at least four in their prior eight outings. Goalkeeper Dean Wilson (SR/Hamilton, Scotland) was on the receiving end of some intense pres

Football knocks off Tabor College for third straight win

Hillsboro, Kan. - The Southwestern College football team continued their winning ways on Saturday, knocking off the Tabor Bluejays on the road by a score of 24-7. In their previous two wins, it was the offense getting the job done as the Moundbuilders averaged 51.5 points over the course of those two weeks. Against the Bluejays, it was the defense's turn to shine- preventing Tabor from getting anything going and limiting the points to just one first half score by the home team. An impressive s

Volleyball upended by (RV) Ottawa 3-0

Winfield, Kan. - The Southwestern College volleyball team fell in three consecutive sets to the (RV) Ottawa Braves Wednesday night at Stewart Fieldhouse. In a critical KCAC match that featured two teams above .500 fighting for conference positioning, the Braves were able to capitalize on the Lady Builders' miscues all night, taking the match by way of 25-22, 25-18, 25-14. The Braves committed just 12 errors to the Moundbuilders' 19 and ended up with 44 total kills throughout the three games, 13

Women's soccer routs Nebraska Christian College 10-0

Winfield, Kan. - The Southwestern College women's soccer team got back in the win column Wednesday afternoon following a 10-0 shutout victory over the Nebraska Christian College Sentinels. Notching their first win since September 26, the Lady Builders were led by Tiffany Butler (JR/Garden City, Kan.), who finished the contest with one goal and two assists. Ten different Moundbuilders players scored in the game, including Jakayla Anthony (SO/Longview, Texas), who started at goalie to begin the c

Keller's hat trick lifts men's soccer to 8-1 win over Nebraska Christian

Winfield, Kan. - The Southwestern College men's soccer team notched its first win since late September as they took down the Nebraska Christian College Sentinels by a score of 8-1 Wednesday afternoon. The offensive outburst was led by Ram Keller (FR/Sacramento, Calif.), who tallied a hat trick early in the first half- scoring three consecutive times to go along with his two assists after Fabio Schneider (FR/Cologne, Germany) found the back of the net for the contest's first goal. Schneider also

Volleyball defeats Avila 3-1 for 17th win on the year

Kansas City, Mo. - The Southwestern College volleyball team notched another KCAC win Wednesday night following a 3-1 victory on the road against the Avila Eagles. The win pushes the Moundbuilders' record to a season-high 10 games over .500 at 17-7 and allows them to remain within striking distance for first place on top of the conference. After falling in the opening set, Southwestern responded with three close wins in a row by a combined margin of victory of 13 points. Two-time KCAC Setter of

Alissa Tapp named RCB Bank Athlete of the Month

Winfield, Kan. - Southwestern College women's soccer student-athlete Alissa Tapp (SR/Ponca City, Okla.) has been named the RCB Bank Athlete of the Month for the month of September. A very successful month all across Southwestern College athletics, Tapp has made an immedaite impact in her first and only season with the Moundbuilders soccer program after the senior from Ponca City transferred in from Mid-American Christian University in Oklahoma. "I feel really honored," Tapp said on winning the

Football: Botello's heroics lifts Builders over undefeated Avila

Winfield, Kan. - The Southwestern College Moundbuilders football team knocked off the undefeated (RV) Avila Eagles 51-49 Saturday night in dramatic fashion. The Eagles, who entered the game 4-0 for the first time in their school's history, jumped out to a quick 21-0 start behind the am of John Jacobs III, who eventually got injured and had to miss the rest of the game. The window of opportunity then became clear for the Moundbuilders, using a dominant rushing attack to get back in the game, pa

Volleyball falls short in upset attempt against No. 24 McPherson

Winfield, Kan. - In one of the more electric home atmospheres of the season, the Southwestern College volleyball team held their own, and then some, against the No. 24 and now 17-1 McPherson Bulldogs, as an upset bid came up just short, falling 3-2 at Stewart Fieldhouse. Almost immediately, it was apparent that the Builders were not going down without a fight as a hard-fought first set that went back-and-forth ended with an intense Bulldogs 28-26 victory. The Builders responded nicely, taking

Calicchia, Keller lead men's soccer to 3-0 victory over Bethel

Winfield, Kan. - The Southwestern men's soccer team is back in the win column following a 3-0 shutout over the Bethel College Threshers on Wednesday night. The victory secures the team's first win in KCAC play and improves the Builders to 6-0 on the season. Southwestern struck quick to open the game, as Justin Calicchia (SR/Montreal, QC, Canada) took it unassisted just under 8 minutes into the contest to grab the 1-0 lead. It was just five minutes later that Calicchia capitalized again, this ti

Women's soccer takes down Bethel College 2-0

Winfield, Kan. - The Southwestern women's soccer team picked up their fifth win of the season Wednesday night, defeating the Bethel College Threshers 2-0 at Richard L. Jantz Stadium. The victory pushes the Lady Builders' record to 5-1-1 on the year and are now above .500 in KCAC conference play at 2-1. It was not until 25 minutes into the first half that the Builders were able to get on the board first, thanks to Kailee Turner (SR/Schertz, Texas) goal off a corner kick pass from Sabrina Arzate

Tennis: McMinn earns second place at ITA Regional Championships

Maize, Kan. - The Southwestern College men's and women's tennis teams participated in their final fall tournament of the season over the weekend at the ITA Individual Championships. The event, hosted by Southwestern College, included participants from 16 NAIA schools- ranging from Kansas, Texas, New Mexico, Nebraska and Iowa. The singles and doubles champions from both the men's and women's divisions qualified for an automatic berth in the 2018 ITA Oracle Cup, October 11-14, in Rome, Georgia.

Football bounces back with dominant win over Bethany

Winfield, Kan. - The Southwestern College football team bounced back over the weekend and ended a two-game losing streak in dominating fashion, knocking of the Bethany Swedes 52-7 in front of a home crowd. Despite the lopsided score, the Moundbuilders began the game trailing as the Swedes took the opening score of the game for seven points and a quick 7-0 lead halfway through the first quarter. Southwestern answered quickly with an 11-play, 75-yard drived that spanned only three minutes and end
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