• 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.
  • English, Myers Named to SCAC All-Sportsmanship Team
    May 09, 2011
    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.
  • Individual Bests Abound at SCAC Championships
    April 25, 2011
    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.
  • 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.
  • 54 Student-Athletes Receive Senior Watches at Annual Ceremony
    April 13, 2011
    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.
  • Myers Named as SCAC Women's Field Athlete-of-the-Week
    April 13, 2011
    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.
  • Records Continue to Fall as Season Winds Down
    April 08, 2011
    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.
  • Duarte Earns SCAC Women's Track Athlete-of-the-Week for Second Time
    March 29, 2011
    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.
  • Track & Field Holds Their Own Against D-I Competition
    March 27, 2011
    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.
  • Southwestern Track & Field Continues Season at Tarleton Relays
    March 10, 2011
    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.
  • Duarte Named as SCAC Women's Track Athlete-of-the-Week
    March 08, 2011
    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.
  • Gusty Winds Challenge Pirates at Incarnate Word
    March 05, 2011
    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.
  • Larrieu Smith Named as Assistant Coach for 2011 Pan American Games
    March 02, 2011
    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.
  • Season Opener Personal Best for Many Pirates
    February 26, 2011
    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
    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.