• JONES, GENTRY NAMED AS KASSEN/LOWRY ATHLETES OF THE YEAR 2010
    October 29, 2010
    GEORGETOWN, Texas - Seniors Audra Gentry and Ricky Jones received the 2010 Dr. Carla Lowry and Dr. Texas Kassen Awards which denotes the top female and male student-athletes at Southwestern University for the school year.
  • SENIOR ATHLETES RECEIVE RECOGNITION OF YEARS AT FIRST WATCH CEREMONY
    April 20, 2010
    GEORGETOWN, Texas - Thanks to the generous donations of the members of Southwestern's first booster club, The Pirate Crew, the Athletic Department was able to begin a new tradition of awarding watches to senior athletes whom had completed eligibility while at Southwestern.
  • BOONE AND CISNEROS NAMED AS 2010 ANCHOR AWARD WINNERS
    April 07, 2010
    GEORGETOWN, Texas - In all-campus voting, seniors Reese Cisneros and Todd Boone have been selected as the 2010 female and male Pirate Anchor Award winners.
  • PIRATES HAVE 47 STUDENT-ATHLETES NAMED TO FALL 2009 ACADEMIC HONOR ROLL
    January 29, 2010
    SUWANEE, Ga. - The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) announced its Student-Athlete Academic Honor Roll today for the 2009 fall term and 47 Southwestern student-athletes representing all five fall sports were earned recognition. A record 780 student-athletes conference-wide made the list.
  • ZEIN-ELDIN NAMED AS SCAC ALL-SPORTSMANSHIP MEMBER
    December 07, 2009
    SUWANEE, Ga. – The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) today announced its second annual Volleyball All-Sportsmanship team. Twelve volleyball players were selected to the 2009 squad including SU's outside hitter senior Ali Zein-Eldin (pictured).
  • SOUTHWESTERN'S LONG NAMED AVCA DIVISION III SOUTH REGION COACH OF THE YEAR
    November 19, 2009
    LEXINGTON, Va. - On the heels of leading Southwestern University to the SCAC Volleyball Championship, head coach Hannah Long has been named the 2009 AVCA Division III South Region Coach of the Year.
  • FOUR PIRATES EARN ALL-AMERICAN HONORS FOR 2009 SEASON
    November 19, 2009
    LEXINGTON, Ky. – Four Southwestern Pirates have earned All-American honors for their spectacular 2009 season, led by senior outside hitter Audra Gentry’s (pictured) Second-Team All-American honors. Also named in the report were Sam Lingamfelter (Third Team All-American), Christina Nicholls and Lindsay Thompson (Honorable Mention).
  • HISTORIC SEASON COMES TO A CLOSE IN NCAA REGIONAL FINAL
    November 14, 2009
    GEORGETOWN, Texas – Reminiscent of their two other match-ups this season, the Trinity Tigers and Southwestern Pirates faced off in the NCAA Regional Final on Saturday evening and a crowd of 400+ saw the finals match they were expecting. The breaks did not go SU’s way, however, as the Pirates fell 3-0 to end their historic season.
  • HUSTLE AND GRIT PUSH PIRATES INTO NCAA REGIONAL FINALS ON SATURDAY AT 7PM
    November 13, 2009
    GEORGETOWN, Texas – The Southwestern University women’s volleyball team advanced to the regional finals by out hustling the Maryville Scots on Friday night to win 3-0. The finals match, beginning at 7pm, will be an all SCAC affairs as the Pirates take on conference rival Trinity.
  • PIRATES LAND FOUR ON AVCA ALL-REGION TEAM
    November 12, 2009
    LEXINGTON, Ky. - Led by 2009 SCAC Player-of-the-Year senior outside hitter Audra Gentry of Southwestern University, the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference placed 11 players on AVCA All-Region Teams, including eight First Team selections, in an announcment made today.
  • PIRATES CRUISE TO FIRST ROUND WIN AT NCAA REGIONALS
    November 12, 2009
    GEORGETOWN, Texas – Southwestern continued their winning streak in the first round of the NCAA South Regionals, defeating the University of Dallas 3-0.
  • WATCH THE DIII VOLLEYBALL SELECTION SHOW LIVE AT 10AM
    November 09, 2009
    Want to be the first to know where and whom the Pirates will be playing in the first round of the NCAA Tournament? Watch the NCAA DIII Volleyball selection show live at 10 am CST on the NCAA channel online.
  • WINNING STREAK STAYS ALIVE WITH SCAC CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE
    November 07, 2009
    ATLANTA, Ga. – The Southwestern Pirates did what fans have become accustomed to all season, winning all games at the tournament, only this time the wins gave them an outright SCAC Championship title for the first time since 1997.
  • SOUTHWESTERN TOPS IN THREE OF FOUR MAJOR AWARDS IN 2009 ALL-SCAC VOLLEYBALL VOTING
    November 06, 2009
    ATLANTA, Ga. – The 12th-ranked Pirates, winners of 28 straight matches and the top seed for this weekend’s Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Volleyball Tournament, was rewarded for its highly successful season by winning three of the league’s four major postseason awards in exclusive all-conference voting by the head coaches of the SCAC.
  • SENIORS EXCEL IN FINAL WEEKEND OF REGULAR SEASON
    October 31, 2009
    GEORGETOWN, Texas – The #12 Southwestern women’s volleyball team closed out their regular season action by hosting the Halloween Volleyball Tournament and dominated their home court winning all four games to extend their win streak to 28.
  • #12 PIRATES MAKE IT 24 IN A ROW WITH THREE WINS OVER WEEKEND
    October 24, 2009
    SHERMAN, Texas – Southwestern’s volleyball team pushed their winning streak to 24 over the weekend with three wins at the Austin College Tournament held in Sherman, Texas. The Pirates won in straight sets over ASC Conference opponents McMurry, Concordia and Hardin-Simmons.
  • CISNEROS ANNOUNCED AS SCAC CHARACTER & COMMUNITY AWARD WINNER
    October 21, 2009
    SUWANEE, Ga. - Reese Cisneros of Southwestern University, a defensive specialist/libero on the Pirates' volleyball team, has been selected the SCAC Character & Community Female Student-Athlete-of-the-Week for the week ending October 18, 2009.
  • #13 PIRATES SWEEP THROUGH FINAL WEEK OF CONFERENCE COMPETITION; FINISH UNDEFEATED
    October 19, 2009
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Excellence. Domination. Perfection. All words that could be used to describe the Southwestern volleyball team as they have made their way through SCAC conference action over the past month. The Pirates solidified their regular season conference title with four wins over the weekend, extending their win streak to 21.
  • #14 PIRATES EXTEND WIN STREAK TO 17; REMAIN UNDEFEATED IN CONFERENCE
    October 11, 2009
    CONWAY, Ark. – Ever since going 1-3 at their opening weekend tournament in Ada, OH the Pirates have been cruising, winning their last 17 straight including this weekend’s matches against Birmingham-Southern, Hendrix, Rhodes and Colorado College. The Pirates are now 19-3 overall and sit at a perfect 10-0 in the conference and in sole position of first place.
  • PIRATES TAKE DUAL MATCH AT UMHB; MAKE IT 13 IN A ROW
    October 06, 2009
    BELTON, Texas – Put another notch on the wall for the Southwestern University volleyball team as they improve to 15-3 on the year with a 3-0 (25-9, 25-15, 25-18) win over the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor on Tuesday night. The win marks the 13th win in a row for the #14 nationally-ranked Pirates.
  • SENIOR SAM LINGAMFELTER WINS SU'S 10TH CONSECUTIVE TASPA SCHOLARSHIP
    September 29, 2009
    The scholarship, granted annually by the Texas Association of School Personnel Administrators, honors the best teacher candidates in the state. Lingamfelter, a mathematics senior, student-athlete and campus leader, plans to teach secondary math upon graduation.
  • #18 PIRATES TAKE OVER WEST/EAST CROSSOVER WITH PERFECT 4-0 RECORD
    September 27, 2009
    GREENCASTLE, Ind. – #18 Southwestern took care of business this past weekend at the SCAC West/East Crossover hosted by DePauw, willing all four contests including their final match against #11 Trinity.
  • VOLLEYBALL SWEEPS FIRST CONFERENCE CROSSOVER
    September 21, 2009
    SAN ANTONIO, Texas - #20 Southwestern University looked impressive at their first conference crossover this weekend. The Pirates dropped just one game to go 4-0 over the weekend and improve to 10-3 overall and 4-0 in conference.
  • GENTRY NAMED SCAC PLAYER-OF-THE-WEEK
    September 15, 2009
    Audra Gentry, a senior outside hitter from Albuquerque, N.M. has been named SCAC Volleyball Player-of-the-Week for matches played from Monday, September 7 through Sunday, September 13.
  • PIRATES TAKE DAY ONE COMFORTABLY WITH 3-0 WIN OVER CONCORDIA
    September 12, 2009
    After an uncharacteristically shaky start that saw service errors and miscommunication, Southwestern reorganized and refocused to defeat Concordia-Texas 3-0. The Pirates improve to 5-3 on the season while the Tornados fall to 0-5.
  • PIRATES MAKE IT A PERFECT THREE FOR THREE WITH WIN OVER WILEY
    September 12, 2009
    The Pirates had to win a total of nine games over the weekend to sweep the Southwestern Invitational, and after at 3-0 over a hard-hitting Wiley College team they did just that. With the win SU improves to 6-3 on the season.
  • HUSTLE PLAYS LIFT PIRATES PAST HARDIN-SIMMONS
    September 11, 2009
    The Pirates jumped out at the gate and ran away with their match against Hardin-Simmons University, winning in three straight games, 3-0.
  • #20 PIRATES RETURN TO WINNING WAYS WITH 3-1 WIN AT TEXAS LUTHERAN
    September 09, 2009
    The Southwestern Pirates, ranked 20th in the latest AVCA poll for NCAA Division III, got back to their winning ways as they defeated one of the top teams in the ASC, Texas Lutheran, in four sets, 25-18, 17-25, 25-18, 25-14, Wednesday night. The Pirates improve to 3-3 on the season while TLU falls to 3-2.
  • PIRATES DROP THREE OF FOUR AGAINST TOUGH NATIONAL COMPETITION
    September 07, 2009
    Coach Long knew what kind of competition her club would face while at their first tournament in Ada, OH. Getting a taste of what playing fellow nationally ranked programs is like was a big reason she scheduled the trip. The Pirates got a good idea and played hard during the weekend but dropped three of the four contests to fall to 2-3 on the season.
  • #8 VOLLEYBALL OPENS STRONG WITH 3-0 WIN OVER DALLAS
    September 01, 2009
    The #8 Southwestern Pirate volleyball team proved their top ten national ranking with a dominating win over the University of Dallas. The Pirates won the match in straight games, 25-8, 25-12 and 25-18.
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