Southwestern University

  • SCAC to send 18 Student-Athletes to 2012 NCAA Convention
    November 10, 2011
    SUWANEE, Ga. – The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference will be represented by 18 student-athletes, 5 from Southwestern, at the 2012 NCAA Convention in Indianapolis, Ind. The convention will run from Jan. 11-14 and will be held at the JW Marriott Indianapolis.
  • 18 Pirates Earn Chi Alpha Sigma Honors
    July 20, 2011
    Southwestern University had 18 student-athletes inducted into the 2011 class of the Chi Alpha Sigma National Athletic Honor Society on Wednesday. This award is presented annually to juniors and seniors who have earned an athletic letter, carry a cumulative GPA of 3.4 or better and are community members in good standing.
  • 98 Student-Athletes Named to SCAC Academic Honor Roll
    June 24, 2011
    SUWANEE, Ga. - The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) announcex its Student-Athlete Academic Honor Roll on Thursday for the 2011 spring term and 98 Southwestern student-athletes were recognized.
  • Zearfoss, Turpin Selected to NFCA All-Region Teams
    May 12, 2011
    Juniors Lauren Zearfoss (pictured, left) and Taylor Turpin (pictured, right) were announced by the National Fastpitch Association as 2011 NFCA Division III All-Region selections. Zearfoss is the first Pirate to be named to the All-Region second team.
  • Inconsistent Bats Keep Pirates from Championship Game
    April 25, 2011
    The Southwestern softball team faced a long, tough day of action on Saturday afternoon and were ultimately beat out of the SCAC Conference Tournament one game shy of the championship game.
  • Softball Lands Six on SCAC All-Conference Teams, Froboese Named Coach-of-the-Year
    April 25, 2011
    Led by junior pitcher Lauren Zearfoss (Co Pitcher-of-the-Year & Newcomer-of-the-Year) and first-year designated player Kayla Irvin as All-SCAC First Team selections, the Southwestern Pirates had six players honored in this years' post season awards announced on Monday. Head Coach Angela Froboese earned Coach-of-the-Year honors for the third consecutive year.
  • Zearfoss SCAC Pitcher-of-the-Week Once Again
    April 19, 2011
    For the fourth time this season, junior right-hander Lauren Zearfoss has been named as the SCAC Pitcher-of-the-Week for games played from Monday, April 11 through Sunday, April 17th.
  • Softball Splits Final Day of Regular Season
    April 17, 2011
    Southwestern University closed up the regular season with a split with Millsaps on Sunday afternoon. Southwestern sits at 27-13 on the year and 13-3 in the conference, finishing in first place in the West.
  • Pirates Seal Top Spot with Day One Split
    April 16, 2011
    The Southwestern Pirates softball team solidified their seed as the #1 team in the West at next weekend's SCAC Conference Tournament with a game one win over Millsaps on Saturday afternoon. SU took game one 2-0 and then fell 3-0 in game two to improve to 26-12 on the year and 12-2 in the SCAC. Millsaps moved to 16-21 and 9-5 on the afternoon.
  • Leadership Award Banquet
    April 13, 2011
    On Tuesday, April 12, 2011 was Southwestern University’s thirteenth annual Student Leadership Banquet. Students are nominated by professors, coaches, and other staff members based on their leadership skills in everyday life on campus.
  • Zearfoss Earns Unprecedented Third SCAC Pitcher-of-the-Week Nod
    April 12, 2011
    For the third time this season junior pitcher Lauren Zearfoss has been named as the SCAC Pitcher-of-the-Week for games played from Monday, April 4 through Sunday, April 10th. This is the fourth time an SU hurler has earned the award.
  • Pirates Solidify Playoff Spot with Split
    April 09, 2011
    With a split on Saturday afternoon against Austin College the Southwestern softball team firmed up a spot in the SCAC Conference Championship. The Pirates won game one 6-0 and then fell 9-1 in five innings in game two.
  • Maus Named as SCAC Co-Pitcher-of-the-Week
    April 04, 2011
    Lyndsy Maus, a junior right-hander from Cypress, Texas was named as the SCAC Co-Pitcher-of-the-Week along with Ronni Ferris of Birmingham Southern College for games played from Monday, March 28 through Sunday, April 3.
  • Softball Completes Sweep of Trinity
    April 03, 2011
    Day two of the Southwestern/Trinity match-up didn’t disappoint as the two teams battled back and forth in game one with the Pirates edging out the Tigers and then pouring on seven runs in the third in game two for the 8-0 run-rule win.
  • Late Innings Keep Pirates Perfect
    April 02, 2011
    The hyped match-up between Southwestern and Trinity on the softball diamond didn’t disappoint on Saturday afternoon. A run in the bottom of the seventh in game one and two runs in the sixth in game two lifted Southwestern to two wins, keeping their perfect SCAC record intact.
  • Pirates’ Bats Ignite Against Crusaders
    March 26, 2011
    The SU softball team scored 31 runs and held the University of Dallas scoreless in their home double header on Saturday afternoon, exploding for a 16-0 win in game one and -0 win in game two. The wins improve the Pirates to 15-10 on the year while UD falls to 4-18.
  • Johnson Spotlighted by National Pro Fastpitch
    March 22, 2011
    Southwestern assistant softball coach Loryn Johnson was spotlighted on Our Sports Central by National Pro Fastpitch. Johnson was drafted by the Nashville Diamonds in 2010 after graduating from the University of Texas. She was a 2010 Rookie of the Year candidate and will continue her professional career this summer in the off season from Southwestern.
  • Pirates Sweep Conference Opener at Hendrix
    March 20, 2011
    As the Southwestern softball team hits the middle of the season they continue to get stronger and took four games at Hendrix College over the weekend to start off SCAC Conference action 4-0. The wins improve the Pirates to 16-10 on the year.
  • Zearfoss Earns SCAC Co-Pitcher of the Week Honors
    March 15, 2011
    SUWANEE, Ga. - Junior right-hander Lauren Zearfoss was named as the SCAC Co-Pitcher-of-the-Week for games played from Monday, March 7 through Sunday, March 13. This is the second time this season Zearfoss has been recognized and she shares the honor this time with Sara Bowen of Rhodes.
  • Tornados Take Two From Pirates
    March 08, 2011
    ROUND ROCK, Texas - Concordia scored three runs in each contest to defeat Southwestern 3-1, 3-2 on Tuesday afternoon. The losses drop SU to 8-8 on the year while CUA improves to 9-5.
  • Strong Hitting Leads to Sweep of Saints
    March 01, 2011
    GEORGETOWN, Texas - A consistent offensive presence and strong pitching on the mound gave the Pirates their second consecutive sweep at home with a 7-3, 4-0 win over Our Lady of the Lake University on Tuesday afternoon. The win improves Southwestern to 8-6 on the year while OLLU falls to 3-9.
  • Softball Avenges Earlier Loss at Texas Lutheran
    February 27, 2011
    GEORGETOWN, Texas – Southwestern’s softball team got the revenge they sought over Texas Lutheran University, sweeping their home double header 3-2 in eight innings and 5-0 on Sunday afternoon. The wins improve SU to 6-6 on the year.
  • Tornados Sneak Out Split On Pirates
    February 26, 2011
    GEORGETOWN, Texas - Southwestern used a three run inning to win game one 3-0 but fell in 10 innings in the night cap 4-3 against Concordia University on Saturday afternoon. The split puts the Pirates at 4-6 on the year while CUA moves to 5-3.
  • Zearfoss Named As SCAC Pitcher of the Week
    February 23, 2011
    Lauren Zearfoss, a junior right-hander from Boerne, Texas, has been selected the SCAC Softball Pitcher-of-the-Week for games played from Monday, February 14 through Sunday, February 20.
  • Softball Splits Home Opener against UT Tyler
    February 20, 2011
    GEORGETOWN, Texas – Southwestern rebounded from a 13-1 loss in game one to shutout the University of Texas Tyler 4-0 in game two to split their home opener double header on Sunday. The Pirates sit at 3-5 on the season.
  • Pirates Get First Sweep of Season with Wins at Hardin-Simmons
    February 19, 2011
    ABILENE, Texas- The Southwestern softball team notched their first wins of the season, defeating Hardin-Simmons 3-2, 5-2 on Saturday. The wins improve SU to 2-4 on the season while HSU falls to 0-4 overall.
  • Fifth Innings Haunt Pirates
    February 18, 2011
    BELTON, Texas - Two multi-run fifth innings, one in each game, were the demise of the Southwestern softball team on Friday afternoon at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor. The Crusaders scored five runs in the fifth to defeat SU 8-2 in game one and three in the game two to win 3-0.
  • TOUGH SEASON OPENER FOR PIRATES AT TLU
    February 12, 2011
    SEGUIN, Texas - TLU threw a no-hitter in game one and piled on the runs in game two as Southwestern lost their season opener series against Texas Lutheran University on Saturday afternoon. The Pirates fell 2-0 in game one and 12-1 in the second game.
  • PIRATES DETERMINED TO DEFEND CHAMPIONSHIP WITH EXPERIENCE
    January 25, 2011
    GEORGETOWN, Texas – After a sensational second season that culminated in Southwestern’s first SCAC Softball Championship, a trip to the NCAA Regionals and a final NFCA National Ranking of #23 most teams would be looking to maintain the same level of success. That is not the case for the Pirates as they embark on the 2011 season. This team is determined to take the next step and seem to have all the parts needed to do so.