May 10, 2012
Women's Soccer Advanced Camp Returns for Summer Session
GEORGETOWN, Texas - Head Women's Soccer Coach Jene' Baclawski is holding a second session of the highly successful 1-Day Advanced Camp on August 5th from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Southwestern University's campus. The camp is an opportunity from rising sophomores, juniors and seniors to experience the demands of college soccer.
April 18, 2012
39 Student-Athletes Receive Senior Watches at Annual Ceremony
GEORGETOWN, Texas - 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. This is the third year for the ceremony.
April 12, 2012
Senior Story: Lauren Kjolhede
Beep...Beep...Beeeep! It's 7:43 a.m. and Lauren Kjolhede's alarm is going off. Normally, Lauren takes life as it comes, preferring to relax and trust her instincts, rather than follow a strict formula. But, when it comes to waking up in the morning, she says, "I have a thing about getting up on a '0' or a '5' ... I just can't do it."
March 12, 2012
Women's Soccer Headed to England for Spring Break
GEORGETOWN, Texas - This spring break it is the women's soccer team that is heading overseas! The Pirates will be training at some of the most famous fields and watching various professional games and taking on a few local teams themselves on the pitch. Follow along all week at southwesternpirates.blogspot.com!
March 6, 2012
Alumnae Game a Huge Success for Women's Soccer
GEORGETOWN, Texas - Last Sunday Southwestern Women's Soccer team welcomed back over 30 alumnae as they took part in a spring match versus the current team.
February 16, 2012
Texas Lutheran to Join the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference
SUWANEE, Ga. — The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) announced today that Texas Lutheran University has accepted an invitation to join the Conference.
February 14, 2012
Alumnae Game Slated for March 3
GEORGETOWN, Texas - The Southwestern women's soccer team will be hosting their annual alumnae game on March 3 at 3:30 on the Snyder Athletic Field. Players and spectators are invited to meet the current Southwestern squad, catch up with former teammates and learn more about the women's soccer program.
January 23, 2012
Schreiner University to Join the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference
SUWANEE, Ga. — The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference announced today that Schreiner University has accepted an invitation to join the Conference.
November 15, 2011
Curran, Bentley Earn All-SCAC Third Team Honors
SUWANEE, Ga. – In exclusive voting by the head women’s soccer coaches of the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC), senior forward Jillian Curran and first-year midfielder Carol Bentley were selected to the All-SCAC Third Team.
October 30, 2011
'Roos Hand Pirates Loss in Final Match of Season
SHERMAN, Texas - Austin College scored two first half goals and then packed it in defensively to beat Southwestern women's soccer 2-0 in their final game of the season on Sunday. The loss marks the end of the Pirates' season with an 8-7-2 overall record, 2-5-1 record in the SCAC.
October 28, 2011
Neil's Late-Game Heroics Give Pirates Win
IRVING, Texas - With less than two minutes on the clock Southwestern’s Hannah Neil scored the only goal of the game to lift the Pirates past the University of Dallas Friday afternoon, moving Southwestern to 8-6-2 on the year and 2-4-1 in the SCAC.
October 24, 2011
McClain’s Golden Goal Hands Pirates Victory
BROWNWOOD, Texas - First-year Cailey McLain’s second goal of the season, assisted by Maria Pollifrone, in the 105th minute pushed the Southwestern women’s soccer team to a 1-0 overtime win over Howard Payne University in non-conference action on Monday afternoon.
October 21, 2011
Strong Second Half Earns Tie for Pirates
On a breezy evening in Georgetown the Southwestern Pirates celebrated senior day as well as Power Up Pirates night. Three seniors were recognized:forward Jillian Curran,midfielder Laura Ornelas, and midfielder Maria Pollifrone.
October 17, 2011
Pirates Return to Winning Ways with Shutout Victory
SEGUIN, Texas - Danielle De Los Santos spurred on the attack with two assists against Texas Lutheran University on Monday afternoon as the Pirates shutout the Bulldogs 3-0. The win improves SU to 6-6-1 on the year while TLU falls to 4-10.
October 14, 2011
Tigers Breeze Past Pirates
SAN ANTONIO, Texas - Trinity was just too strong for the Southwestern Pirates as SU dropped the SCAC rivalry match 7-0 on Friday night. The loss drops the Pirates to 5-6-1 on the year and 1-4 in the SCAC while Trinity remains unbeaten with a 14-0 record, 5-0 in conference play.
October 9, 2011
Late Goal Drops Pirates
Despite marvelous defense, the Pirates dropped their game Sunday against Rhodes College 1-0 on a late goal.
October 7, 2011
Dream Come True
Southwestern’s soccer and lacrosse teams will soon be embarking on a new era of competition: night games. Thanks to a generous donation from current parents, the Athletic Department has installed lights on the soccer/lacrosse competition field and will soon install lights on the nearby pedestrian walkway and parking lot.
October 7, 2011
First Half Attack Lifts Pirates to Win
GEORGETOWN, Texas - Two goals in the first half were all the Pirates needed to earn their first conference win, christening the new lights at Southwestern’s field. The win improves the Pirates to 5-4-1 on the year and 1-2 in the SCAC while Millsaps drops to 4-7 and 1-1 in conference play.
October 3, 2011
Game On...at Night!
GEORGETOWN, Texas - With the completion of the lights at the soccer/lacrosse field, Southwestern University will host their first-ever night game this Friday as the Pirates take on Millsaps College. The women's game will begin at 5pm with the men to follow at 7pm. Don't miss it!
October 2, 2011
Tail End of Road Trip No Nicer to Pirates
DANVILLE, Ky. - The road continued to be cruel to the Southwestern women's soccer team as they fell 2-0 to Centre College on Sunday afternoon. The loss drops SU to 4-4-1 on the year and 0-2 in the SCAC while Centre improves to 7-2 overall, 1-1 in conference.
September 30, 2011
Pirates Fall in Conference Opener
SEWANEE, Tenn. - Southwestern women's soccer dropped their SCAC conference opener on Friday evening to the Sewanee Tigers, 2-0. The Pirates fall to 4-3-1 on the year while Sewanee improves to 3-6-1.
September 28, 2011
Soccer/Lacrosse Field Light Installation Nears Completion
GEORGETOWN, Texas – Southwestern men’s and women’s soccer and men’s lacrosse programs are embarking on a new era of competition at Southwestern; night games. Thanks to generous donations, the SU Athletic Department was able to install lights for the soccer/lacrosse field, pedestrian walkway and parking lot.
September 18, 2011
Deep Pirate Squad Overpowers Huston-Tillotson
GEORGETOWN, Texas - Southwestern started the scoring early and never let up as they easily defeated Huston-Tillotson University 6-0 on Sunday afternoon. Jillian Curran (pictured) led the way with two goals and one assist on the afternoon. The win improves the Pirates to 4-2-1 on the year.
September 16, 2011
Banana Slugs Slide Past Pirates in West Region Showdown
GEORGETOWN, Texas – Two fluke goals allowed the University of California-Santa Cruz to defeat Southwestern University 2-0 on Friday afternoon. The loss drops the Pirates to 3-2-1 on the year while UCSC improves to 5-1.
September 16, 2011
Interview with Head Women's Soccer Coach Jene' Baclawski
September 13, 2011
Pollifrone Receives SU Mathematics Scholarship
GEORGETOWN, Texas - Maria Pollifrone, a senior forward, received the 2011 Atkin Memorial Scholarship in Mathematics from Southwestern University. The scholarship is awarded to the outstanding junior-level mathematics major, as determined by the faculty members in the department.
September 13, 2011
Pirates Enter Regional Rankings
KANSAS CITY, Kansas - In the second National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) regional rankings out Tuesday, September 13th, the Southwestern women's soccer team landed in eighth in the west region. The Pirates are currently 3-1-1 and earned a spot by defeating UT Tyler and UT Dallas this past week.
September 11, 2011
Pollifrone Gives Pirates 2OT Win Over Comets
GEORGETOWN, Texas – It was a defensive showdown on Sunday afternoon as the Southwestern women’s soccer team took on the University of Texas Dallas. The game was deadlocked 0-0 through 105 minutes, but Maria Pollifrone's (pictured) shot lifted the Pirates to the 1-0 win.
September 9, 2011
Barrage of Shots Leads to Pirate Win
GEORGETOWN, Texas – The wind may have been calm in Central Texas but the Pirates’ were anything but with a flurry of activity as they faced University of Texas Tyler on Friday afternoon. Southwestern emerged victorious, 2-1, over the Patriots to improve to 2-1-1 on the season.
September 6, 2011
Defense Challenged Against Defending Champs
GEORGETOWN, Texas – Southwestern’s defensive line was tested throughout the match against an aggressive Hardin Simmons squad. HSU took the 4-0 win with two late goals in an otherwise hard fought match. The loss drops the Pirates to 1-1-1 on the season.
September 6, 2011
Sharing Soccer and Southwestern
GEORGETOWN, Texas - Senior Lyndsey Resnik and her brother, sophomore Steven, both love playing soccer and cheering for each other. And despite their busy schedules as college students, they are still able to do so.
September 4, 2011
Early Goal Lifts Pirates Past Tornados
AUSTIN, Texas - For the second time the Pirates scored in the seventh minute and hung on to the lead to defeat Concordia University on Saturday afternoon, 1-0. The win moves Southwestern to 1-0-1 on the season.
September 1, 2011
Pirates Kick off Season with Double Overtime Dual
GEORGETOWN, Texas - The Pirates started the season against the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Crusaders on a warm but beautiful and breezy day in Georgetown Thursday afternoon. 90 minutes was not enough to decide a winner in the opening game of the season as both defenses held strong in the second half after conceding goals in the first.
August 29, 2011
Young Team Poised to Surprise
GEORGETOWN, Texas - Head Coach Jene’ Baclawski takes to the sidelines for her fourth season as head coach of the Southwestern University women’s soccer program and does so with a solid core of 15 returning players. The group has varying degrees of experience from consistent starters to reserves, but brings in a ton of knowledge nonetheless. Adding to the mix are 15 newcomers that will provide ample competition for nearly every spot on the field.
August 29, 2011
SCAC Media Days Underway
SUWANEE, Ga. - The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference office kicked off its third annual "media days" event today Monday, August 29. Featured today are Head Women's Soccer Coach Jene' Baclawski, senior foward Maria Pollifrone, Head Men's Soccer Coach Don Gregory and senior defender Dishon Isaac.
August 25, 2011
Revamped Training Room Offers Better Service to Athletes
Thanks to generous donations and various fundraising events throughout the years the Southwestern University Athletic Department unveiled their newly remodeled athletic training facility this fall. The updates include an expanded treatment area, additional taping/treatment tables, custom paint (with logos still to come), a flat-screen television, new computers and new countertops.