July 20, 2011
18 Pirates Earn Chi Alpha Sigma Honors
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.
June 24, 2011
98 Student-Athletes Named to SCAC Academic Honor Roll
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.
May 9, 2011
English, Myers Named to SCAC All-Sportsmanship Team
The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) today announced its third annual Men’s & Women’s Track & Field All-Sportsmanship teams and Southwestern University's Addison English (pictured, right) and Kelly Myers (pictured, left) were selected to the squad. Twenty-two men’s and women’s track & field student-athletes were selected.
April 25, 2011
Individual Bests Abound at SCAC Championships
The men’s and women’s track and field teams saved their best performances of the season for the right time as two new Southwestern records, nine personal bests and seven season bests were set at the SCAC Track & Field Championships on Friday and Saturday in Memphis, Tenn.
April 13, 2011
Leadership Award Banquet
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.
April 13, 2011
54 Student-Athletes Receive Senior Watches at Annual Ceremony
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.
April 13, 2011
Myers Named as SCAC Women's Field Athlete-of-the-Week
Southwestern University's Kelly Myers, a junior from Round Rock, Texas, has been selected the SCAC Women's Field Athlete-of-the-Week for meets conducted from Monday, April 4 through Sunday, April 10.
April 8, 2011
Records Continue to Fall as Season Winds Down
As the track and field teams move toward the end of the season the Pirates continue to get stronger, eclipsing numerous Southwestern University records. Three records fell as the men’s and women’s track & field teams competed in the McMurry Relays on Thursday afternoon. The meet is the final competition before the SCAC Championships on April 22nd.
March 29, 2011
Duarte Earns SCAC Women's Track Athlete-of-the-Week for Second Time
Lilly Duarte, a first-year from Streetman, Texas, has been selected the SCAC Women's Track Athlete-of-the-Week for meets conducted from Monday, March 21 through Sunday, March 27. This is her second time earning the honor this season.
March 27, 2011
Track & Field Holds Their Own Against D-I Competition
Nine Southwestern University Track & Field team members qualified to compete at the 29th annual Victor Lopez Classic hosted by Rice University on Friday and Saturday. The athletes competed in a field of mostly NCAA Division I athletes.
March 10, 2011
Southwestern Track & Field Continues Season at Tarleton Relays
STEPHENVILLE, Texas - The Track and Field team had a good showing at their annual meet at Tarleton, partaking in the Tarleton Relays on Thursday afternoon.
March 8, 2011
Duarte Named as SCAC Women's Track Athlete-of-the-Week
SUWANEE, Ga. - Lilly Duarte, a first-year from Streetman, Texas, has been selected the SCAC Women's Track Athlete-of-the-Week for meets conducted from Monday, February 28 through Sunday, March 6.
March 5, 2011
Gusty Winds Challenge Pirates at Incarnate Word
SAN ANTONIO, Texas - A stiff wind made the Incarnate Word Invitational a challenge on Saturday morning. Despite the trying conditions the Pirates managed to post solid results in their second meet of the season.
March 2, 2011
Larrieu Smith Named as Assistant Coach for 2011 Pan American Games
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Southwestern University head men's and women's track & field and men's and women's cross country head coach Francie Larrieu Smith has been selected as an assistant coach for the 2011 Pan American Games, October 23-29 in Guadalajara, Mexico.
February 26, 2011
Season Opener Personal Best for Many Pirates
SAN ANTONIO, Texas - Five athletes posted six personal best performances in four events in the first meet of the season for the Southwestern women's track & field team.
October 21, 2010
LARRIEU SMITH PROVIDES RUNNING ADVICE TO AUSTIN
GEORGETOWN, Texas - Southwestern University's Head Men's and Women's Cross Country Coach and Head Men's and Women's Track and Field Coach Francie Larrieu Smith has provided her valuable insight to SU runners for years but in Wednesday's Life & Style section of the Austin American Statesman she shares her knowledge with the masses.