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Catch-up on all this year's Pirate Athletics news below. For the latest updates and information, visit us at southwesternpirates.com

Pirate Athletics Headlines

  • July 22, 2014 at 11:00pm
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Southwestern University men’s basketball team was named a NABC Team Academic Excellence Award winner Wednesday as the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) announced the second annual 2013-14 Team Academic Excellence Awards.
  • July 20, 2014 at 11:00pm
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) today announced the 2013-14 NABC Honors Court, recognizing those men’s collegiate basketball student-athletes who excelled in academics during the past season and six Pirates were named in the report.
  • July 17, 2014 at 11:00pm
    GEORGETOWN, Texas – Southwestern University is honored to announce men’s golfer Jordan Cowart and women’s cross country and track & field athlete Lilly Duarte as the 2014 Dr. Tex Kassen and Dr. Carla Lowry Male and Female Athletes of the Year for the 2013-14 academic year.
  • July 13, 2014 at 11:00pm
    GEORGETOWN, Texas - The College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) announced the 2014 Spring CSCAA Scholar All-America Teams, supported by Nike Swim. Southwestern’s women’s swimming & diving team earned the honor with a 3.34 team GPA.
  • June 30, 2014 at 11:00pm
    GEORGETOWN – Season and single-game general admission tickets for the upcoming 2014 Southwestern University Football season are now available for online purchase through Southwestern.UniversityTickets.com.
  • June 25, 2014 at 11:00pm
    The 2013 Southwestern men’s soccer team won 14 games for just the second time in program history and knocked off Trinity, 1-0, for the first win over the rival in program history.
  • June 25, 2014 at 11:00pm
    First-year pitcher Brett Marcom pitched the first no-hitter in recent memory for Southwestern baseball earning enough votes to capture the No. 1 Moment from the 2013-14 school year.
  • June 24, 2014 at 11:00pm
    For the first time in 63 years the Pirates lined up on the gridiron on September 7 against Texas Lutheran being voted the No. 3 moment from the 2013-14 school year.
  • June 23, 2014 at 11:00pm
    Tyler Downing and head coach Bill Bowman were named SCAC Men’s Offensive Player of the Year and SCAC Coach of the Year as the Pirate men’s lacrosse team won a program-high 10 games in 2014. The record setting season was voted as the No. 4 Moment from the 2013-14 school year.
  • June 22, 2014 at 11:00pm
    LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) announced its Student-Athlete Academic Honor Roll today for the 2014 spring term and 96 student-athletes from Southwestern made the list.
  • June 22, 2014 at 11:00pm
    First-year pitcher, Nicole Gibbs captured history not once, but twice for the Southwestern University softball team during the 2014 season. Gibbs’ two no-hitters was voted as the No. 5 Moment from the 2013-14 school year.
  • June 19, 2014 at 11:00pm
    Jordan Cowart and the Southwestern men’s golf team earned their best ever finish at the 2014 NCAA Championships in May and was voted the No. 6 moment from 2013-14 Top Moments Countdown.
  • June 18, 2014 at 11:00pm
    Track coach Francie Larrieu Smith inspires student-athletes to pursue careers in coaching
  • June 18, 2014 at 11:00pm
    Even though voting had ended for our Top 10 Moments of 2013-14, senior Lilly Duarte continued to collect accolades as she closed out one of the most prolific running careers in Southwestern history.
  • June 17, 2014 at 11:00pm
    At No. 8 on our list of the Top 10 Memorable moments from 2013-14 is the incredible season posted by first-year men’s tennis standout, Niko Snovely.
  • June 17, 2014 at 11:00pm
    NORMAN, Okla. - After a sensation junior season, Jordan Cowart has been selected to the PING All-America Second Team announced by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA).
  • June 16, 2014 at 11:00pm
    For the ninth consecutive season and 12th overall the Southwestern University volleyball team reached the NCAA tournament and was voted No. 9 during the Top Moments from the 2013-14 School Year.
  • June 15, 2014 at 11:00pm
    The 2013 season for the Southwestern University women’s soccer team was a record breaking one under head coach Jené Baclawski in her sixth season guiding the Pirates. The women’s soccer team starts the top 10 moments from the 2013-14 school year at No. 10, as voted on by fans.
  • June 8, 2014 at 11:00pm
    LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - In exclusive voting by the Senior Woman Administrators of the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference, Lilly Duarte of Southwestern University and Shelby Eaves of Austin College have been selected SCAC Co-Woman of the Year.
  • June 1, 2014 at 11:00pm
    After almost 500 votes in the last week, Southwestern University Athletics is proud to release the first of the Top 10 Moments from the 2013-14 school year.
  • May 26, 2014 at 11:00pm
    STUTTGART, GERMANY - The Southwestern University Pirates triumphed 48-7 over German Football League side the Stuttgart Scorpions on Sunday.
  • May 25, 2014 at 11:00pm
    What was your favorite moment of Pirate athletics from the 2013-14 school year? We want your imput! Click here and vote for the top 10 moments from last year. VOTE HERE
  • May 18, 2014 at 11:00pm
    LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. – The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) announced its sixth annual spring All-Sportsmanship teams. A total of 51 players were selected to the 2014 squad in the sports of baseball, men’s golf, women’s golf, men’s lacrosse, softball, men’s tennis, women’s tennis, men’s track & field and women’s track & field.
  • May 18, 2014 at 11:00pm
    Southwestern graduate finds a unique way to help those experiencing homelessness get back on their feet
  • May 15, 2014 at 11:00pm
    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Jordan Cowart battled to the highest ever finish in program history as he helped lead the Southwestern University men’s golf team to its best finish during Friday’s final round of the 2014 NCAA Division III Men’s Golf Championships.
  • May 14, 2014 at 11:00pm
    GREENSBORO, N.C. – After making the cut on day two, Jordan Cowart moved into second place before play was suspended while the Pirate men’s golf team jumped into the top 10 at the NCAA Division III National Championships.
  • May 12, 2014 at 11:00pm
    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Jordan Cowart helped pace the Southwestern University men’s golf team with a first round 69 on day one of the NCAA Division III National Championships.
  • May 7, 2014 at 11:00pm
    LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. – First-year men’s tennis standout Niko Snovely earned First Team All-SCAC accolades announced by the league office.
  • May 7, 2014 at 11:00pm
    LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. – Gabby Hunt highlighted a trio of Southwestern women’s tennis players that earned All-SCAC honors announced by the league office.
  • May 6, 2014 at 11:00pm
    GRANBURY, TEXAS – Southwestern University will head to Germany next week to prepare to face German Football League (GFL) team the Stuttgart Scorpions as part of a 12-day overseas tour organized by Global Football.