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.
The 2010-11 Capital One Academic All-District® Men's and Women's At-Large (Sports) Teams, selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America, have been released to recognize the nation's top student-athletes for their combined performance athletically and in the classroom. Sophomore swimmer Patrick Flanigan (pictured, left) and junior swimmer Sarah Ayers (pictured, right) were selected. Flanigan is one of three SCAC male athletes to be recognized in the report while Ayers is one of four.
Thanks to the generous donations of parents, alumni and students in the Pirate Crew, Southwestern University's Booster Club, the Athletic Department was able to continue the tradition of awarding watches to senior athletes whom had completed eligibility while at SU.
The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) today announced its third annual Men’s and Women’s Swimming & Diving All-Sportsmanship teams. Eighteen men’s and women’s swimmers were selected to the 2011 squad including Southwestern University's Josh Stanfield (pictured, left) and Christine Moody (pictured, right).
SHENANDOAH, Texas - The men's and women's swim teams closed out the SCAC Championships on Saturday evening and did so with strong races and by shedding numerous seconds, performing at their best all season.
SHENANDOAH, Texas - Junior Sarah Ayers had a fantastic day two at the SCAC Swim & Dive Championships, winning the 100 back, taking second in the 100 fly and helping the 200 medley relay to a fifth place finish. She hit an NCAA Automatic qualifying standard in the 100 back and will be traveling to Knoxville, Tenn. in March for the Championships.
The Pirates took to the waters Friday and Saturday in San Antonio to swim against UT Permian-Basin, the University of the Incarnate Word, and Trinity University. The men swam hard and had some great times on the day, exactly what the team needs as they march on to the conference meet.
The Pirate Men's swimming team was defeated Saturday aginst Trinity University despite setting two bests for the year on Senior Day. The first record for the year was set in the 200 Medley relay by Patrick Flannigan, John Prater, Seth Williams, and Josh Stanfield with a time of 1:43.56. This beat the previous record by nearly a second.
Golden, CO - The Southwestern Pirates men's swimming team posted four first place and six second place finishes at their dual meet against the Colorado School of Mines on Tuesday evening. Despite a strong showing in the water SU was defeated in points, falling 143-83.
The Southwestern men's swimming team were narrowly defeated 132-128 by the Austin College men's swim team Saturday during Carls Jr. Day at the Southwestern University Natatorium. The Pirates took first place in eleven of the fourteen events that both teams competed in.
The Pirates competed on Friday and Saturday at the Southwest Shootout. The Pirates swam against DI, DII, and DIII teams. The men finished in 9th place. The news of the meet was the astonishing 80% of season bests that were improved upon. All four relay teams swam their fastest times of the season at the Southwest Shootout.
The Pirates took on former Division I opponent Centenary Saturday in Georgetown. The Pirates dropped the meet 184-42. However, the Pirate men showed much improvement in personal times as they march closer to conference meets.
Despite having fewer entries, the Southwestern Men's swimming team swam well and placed in the top three in almost every event. Teh end result, a McMurry victory 120 to 62, did not tell the whole story as the Pirates swim team competed well in almost every event that was swam on the day.