Southwestern University

  • 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.
  • LARRIEU SMITH SELECTED TO LEAD TEAM USA AT XC CHAMPIONSHIPS IN TOBAGO
    March 04, 2010
    GEORGETOWN, Texas - Southwestern University Head Men's and Women's Cross Country and Track and Field coach Francie Larrieu Smith has been selected as the Team Leader for both the junior and senior women's cross country teams by USA Track & Field. The teams will compete at the NACAC Cross Country Championships on Saturday, March 6th at Mt. Irvine Bay Golf Resort in Tobago.
  • 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.
  • MCENTIRE AND RUDD EARN SCAC ALL-SPORTSMANSHIP NODS
    December 07, 2009
    SUWANEE, Ga. - The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) today announced its second annual Men's and Women's Cross Country All-Sportsmanship teams. Junior Lili McEntire (pictured, left) and senior Daniel Rudd (pictured, right) were named as representatives for Southwestern.
  • PIRATE MEN FINISH 10TH OUT OF 24 TEAMS AT SOUTH/SOUTHEAST REGIONAL
    November 14, 2009
    GREENSBORO, N.C. - The Southwestern University men's cross country team had a fantastic showing at the DIII South/Southeast Regional held at Guilford College. Junior Dan Rudd (pictured) led the way for the Pirates, coming in 39th place in a time of 28:50.
  • MEN’S CROSS COUNTRY POSTS PERSONAL BESTS AT SCAC CHAMPIONSHIPS
    October 31, 2009
    CONYERS, Ga. – The Pirate men’s cross country team had an impressive showing in a difficult situation at the SCAC Cross Country Championships hosted by Oglethorpe University. The team ended in sixth place overall with 166 points.
  • PIRATES HOT AGAINST DI COMPETITION AT CHILE FESTIVAL
    October 17, 2009
    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The Southwestern Pirates amped up the competition and therefore their times as they took on numerous DI schools at the Chile Pepper Cross Country Festival on Saturday morning. Both the men and women posted either personal best or season best times in the uncommon competition distance of 10K for the men and 6K for the women.
  • MISSISSIPPI COLLEGE MEET CANCELED, PIRATES TO COMPETE IN ARKANSAS
    October 12, 2009
    GEORGETOWN, Texas – Due to poor course conditions and the extensive amount of rain the Jackson, Miss. area has received the Mississippi College Cross Country Invitational has been canceled. The Pirates will join Trinity and Hendrix at the Chile Pepper Cross Country Festival in northwest Arkansas.
  • PIRATES AGAIN FINISH IN TOP TWO
    October 10, 2009
    LIVE OAK, Texas – Muddy, hard to run in conditions nor other teams to keep the Southwestern men’s cross country team from taking another second place finish this fall. The Pirates finished with 55 points at the University of Incarnate Word Cross Country Invitational.
  • MEN'S CROSS COUNTRY REGIONALLY RANKED; STAND IN 9TH
    October 08, 2009
    GEORGETOWN, Texas - The Southwestern men's cross country team has undoubtedly had a strong season this fall and that fact is reflected in the regional ranking announced on Tuesday. The Pirates are in ninth place in the South/Southeast region.
  • PIRATE MEN LOOK IMPRESSIVE AT DIII TEXAS CHAMPIONSHIPS DESPITE CONDITIONS; TAKE SECOND PLACE
    September 26, 2009
    SEGUIN, Texas – A warm, muggy morning coupled with a muddy course couldn’t hold back the Pirates as they raced their way to a second place finish at the DIII Texas Championships on Saturday. Southwestern captured six of the top twenty slots to end with 63 points.
  • SOLID TEAM EFFORT LEADS MEN’S CROSS COUNTRY TO SECOND PLACE FINISH
    September 05, 2009
    In just their second race of the season the SU men’s cross country team continues to look impressive early in the season. The Pirates took second place out of six teams at the University of Texas at Tyler Invitational and were just seven points behind the first place squad.
  • TOP SEVEN PLACES GRABBED BY PIRATES IN MEN’S CROSS COUNTRY SEASON OPENER
    September 01, 2009
    The Southwestern Men’s Cross Country team started the season in impressive fashion by capturing the top 7 places and 12 of the top 14 spots at the Twilight Opener against the University of Dallas at Berry Springs.