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  • August 15, 2014 at 11:00pm
    Follow #CampSU with a behind the scenes look at Pirate fall camp. The first stop is Southwestern football and head coach Joe Austin.
  • August 13, 2014 at 11:00pm
    GEORGETOWN – Southwestern University football head coach Joe Austin announced the addition of two new staff members as the Pirates opened fall Thursday morning.
  • August 11, 2014 at 11:00pm
    For more than 100 years, and with 50 conference championships and 62 post-season appearances during both the NCAA and NAIA eras of Pirate athletics, Southwestern student-athletes continue to “fight” on and off the field.
  • August 10, 2014 at 11:00pm
    GRAND LAKE, Colo. – The Southwestern University women’s lacrosse team was honored Monday being named a 2014 Academic Honor Squad by the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association.
  • August 5, 2014 at 11:00pm
    GEORGETOWN, Texas - Volleyball announces their annual alumnae match for August 23rd at 6pm.
  • August 5, 2014 at 11:00pm
    GEORGETOWN – Southwestern swimming and diving head coach Jon Duncan announced on Wednesday the appointment of Stephanie Terrell as assistant coach.
  • July 30, 2014 at 11:00pm
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The National Fastpitch Coaches Association announced its 2014 Scholar-Athlete class and four Southwestern student-athletes earned the honor.
  • July 22, 2014 at 11:00pm
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Southwestern University men’s basketball team was named a NABC Team Academic Excellence Award winner Wednesday as the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) announced the second annual 2013-14 Team Academic Excellence Awards.
  • July 20, 2014 at 11:00pm
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) today announced the 2013-14 NABC Honors Court, recognizing those men’s collegiate basketball student-athletes who excelled in academics during the past season and six Pirates were named in the report.
  • July 17, 2014 at 11:00pm
    GEORGETOWN, Texas – Southwestern University is honored to announce men’s golfer Jordan Cowart and women’s cross country and track & field athlete Lilly Duarte as the 2014 Dr. Tex Kassen and Dr. Carla Lowry Male and Female Athletes of the Year for the 2013-14 academic year.
  • July 13, 2014 at 11:00pm
    GEORGETOWN, Texas - The College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) announced the 2014 Spring CSCAA Scholar All-America Teams, supported by Nike Swim. Southwestern’s women’s swimming & diving team earned the honor with a 3.34 team GPA.
  • June 30, 2014 at 11:00pm
    GEORGETOWN – Season and single-game general admission tickets for the upcoming 2014 Southwestern University Football season are now available for online purchase through
  • June 25, 2014 at 11:00pm
    The 2013 Southwestern men’s soccer team won 14 games for just the second time in program history and knocked off Trinity, 1-0, for the first win over the rival in program history.
  • June 25, 2014 at 11:00pm
    First-year pitcher Brett Marcom pitched the first no-hitter in recent memory for Southwestern baseball earning enough votes to capture the No. 1 Moment from the 2013-14 school year.
  • June 24, 2014 at 11:00pm
    For the first time in 63 years the Pirates lined up on the gridiron on September 7 against Texas Lutheran being voted the No. 3 moment from the 2013-14 school year.
  • June 23, 2014 at 11:00pm
    Tyler Downing and head coach Bill Bowman were named SCAC Men’s Offensive Player of the Year and SCAC Coach of the Year as the Pirate men’s lacrosse team won a program-high 10 games in 2014. The record setting season was voted as the No. 4 Moment from the 2013-14 school year.
  • June 22, 2014 at 11:00pm
    LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) announced its Student-Athlete Academic Honor Roll today for the 2014 spring term and 96 student-athletes from Southwestern made the list.
  • June 22, 2014 at 11:00pm
    First-year pitcher, Nicole Gibbs captured history not once, but twice for the Southwestern University softball team during the 2014 season. Gibbs’ two no-hitters was voted as the No. 5 Moment from the 2013-14 school year.
  • June 19, 2014 at 11:00pm
    Jordan Cowart and the Southwestern men’s golf team earned their best ever finish at the 2014 NCAA Championships in May and was voted the No. 6 moment from 2013-14 Top Moments Countdown.
  • June 18, 2014 at 11:00pm
    Track coach Francie Larrieu Smith inspires student-athletes to pursue careers in coaching
  • June 18, 2014 at 11:00pm
    Even though voting had ended for our Top 10 Moments of 2013-14, senior Lilly Duarte continued to collect accolades as she closed out one of the most prolific running careers in Southwestern history.
  • June 17, 2014 at 11:00pm
    At No. 8 on our list of the Top 10 Memorable moments from 2013-14 is the incredible season posted by first-year men’s tennis standout, Niko Snovely.
  • June 17, 2014 at 11:00pm
    NORMAN, Okla. - After a sensation junior season, Jordan Cowart has been selected to the PING All-America Second Team announced by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA).
  • June 16, 2014 at 11:00pm
    For the ninth consecutive season and 12th overall the Southwestern University volleyball team reached the NCAA tournament and was voted No. 9 during the Top Moments from the 2013-14 School Year.
  • June 15, 2014 at 11:00pm
    The 2013 season for the Southwestern University women’s soccer team was a record breaking one under head coach Jené Baclawski in her sixth season guiding the Pirates. The women’s soccer team starts the top 10 moments from the 2013-14 school year at No. 10, as voted on by fans.
  • June 8, 2014 at 11:00pm
    LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - In exclusive voting by the Senior Woman Administrators of the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference, Lilly Duarte of Southwestern University and Shelby Eaves of Austin College have been selected SCAC Co-Woman of the Year.
  • June 1, 2014 at 11:00pm
    After almost 500 votes in the last week, Southwestern University Athletics is proud to release the first of the Top 10 Moments from the 2013-14 school year.
  • May 26, 2014 at 11:00pm
    STUTTGART, GERMANY - The Southwestern University Pirates triumphed 48-7 over German Football League side the Stuttgart Scorpions on Sunday.
  • May 25, 2014 at 11:00pm
    What was your favorite moment of Pirate athletics from the 2013-14 school year? We want your imput! Click here and vote for the top 10 moments from last year. VOTE HERE