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Birmingham Southern Athletics Top Stories

June 12, 2015
McKenzie Courtney commits to BSC women's tennis program
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—McKenzie Courtney has committed to the Birmingham-Southern women's tennis program, Head Coach Ann Dielen announced today. Courtney has completed her intent to enroll in the college and will compete beginning this fall.

June 12, 2015
Baseball announces 2015 incoming class
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—After graduating eight seniors from this season's Southern Athletic Association regular season championship team, Birmingham-Southern Head Baseball Coach Jan Weisberg is set to welcome 13 new faces to the Panthers roster this fall.

June 9, 2015
Women's Soccer announces 2015 incoming class
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Birmingham-Southern Head Women's Soccer Coach Sean McBride and Assistant Coach Linda Amaya are set to welcome ten new commitments to the Hilltop for the fall 2015 season.

June 3, 2015
Blake Stevens named Capital One Academic All-America
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Birmingham-Southern pitcher Blake Stevens has been voted a Capital One Academic All-American, it was announced this week by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

May 23, 2015
Six All-America honors for BSC at NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championship
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—The Birmingham-Southern women's track and field program posted three top-eight finishes this weekend at the 2015 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championship in Canton, N.Y., with six Panthers earning All-America honors.

May 22, 2015
Roberts named CoSIDA Academic All-District
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Birmingham-Southern runner Christopher Roberts has been voted Academic All-District by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA), the organization announced today.

May 22, 2015
Stevens named ABCA/Rawlings First-Team All-America, Roberts earns Gold Glove honors
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Pitcher Blake Stevens has been named First-Team All-America by the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) and Rawlings, and sophomore Sam Roberts was named to the ABCA/Rawlings Gold Glove Team, the organization announced this evening.

May 21, 2015
Micaela Beck voted NFCA All-America
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Freshman softball player Micaela Beck has been voted Third-Team All-America by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association, the organization announced this evening at its Division III Championship Banquet in Salem, Va.

May 20, 2015
Stevens named D3baseball.com Pitcher of the Year, First-Team All-America
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Senior Blake Stevens added to his impressive resumé today, being named D3baseball.com National Pitcher of the Year as well as First-Team All-America.

May 20, 2015
Jacob Mayfield named 2015 Alabama Sports Hall of Fame Scholar-Athlete
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—After a standout career on the diamond and in the classroom over the past four years at Birmingham-Southern, Jacob Mayfield was honored by the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame with its inaugural Scholar-Athlete Award.

May 20, 2015
Stevens named ABCA South Region Pitcher of the Year; four Panthers named ABCA All-Region
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—After being named D3baseball.com South Region Pitcher of the Year on Monday and then National Pitcher of the Year today, senior Blake Stevens was named South Region Pitcher of the Year by the American Baseball Coaches Association, it was announced today. Stevens also earned First-Team All-Region honors, while senior Jacob Mayfield was named Second-Team All-Region and senior David Bourbonnais and sophomore Stephen Himic earned Third-Team accolades.

May 18, 2015
Stevens repeats as D3baseball.com South Region Pitcher of the Year; Bourbonnais, Mayfield also named All-Region
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Senior Blake Stevens earned his second straight D3baseball.com South Region Pitcher of the Year honor on Monday, and was joined on the All-Region Team by fellow seniors David Bourbonnais and Jacob Mayfield, it was announced today.

May 17, 2015
Women's Track and Field qualifies for NCAA Championship in four events
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—The Birmingham-Southern track and field program will once again have a presence at the NCAA Outdoor Championship, as the Panthers have qualified in for post-season competition in four women's events. The championship meet will take place May 21-23 in Canton, N.Y.

May 16, 2015
No. 7 Panthers fall to Emory in NCAA South Regional final, 8-5
DEMOREST, Ga.—Coming down to the final out of the game, the No. 7 Birmingham-Southern baseball team fell to Emory, 8-5, Saturday afternoon in the championship game of the NCAA South Regional, hosted by Piedmont College.

May 15, 2015
No. 7 BSC cruises past No. 18 Pacific Lutheran, 7-1, to clinch spot in NCAA South Regional title game
DEMOREST, Ga.—Behind a stellar showing on the mound by senior Paul Caudill as well as a strong offensive effort, the No. 7 Birmingham-Southern baseball team defeated No. 18 Pacific Lutheran, 7-1, Friday evening to advance to the title game of the NCAA Division III South Regional, hosted by Piedmont College in Demorest, Ga.

May 15, 2015
No. 7 Panthers upend No. 6 Rhodes in NCAA South Regional elimination game
DEMOREST, Ga.—No. 7 Birmingham-Southern edged top-seeded No. 6 Rhodes, 3-2, in an elimination game Friday at the NCAA Division III South Regional, hosted by Piedmont in Demorest, Ga.

May 14, 2015
No. 18 Pacific Lutheran tops No. 7 Birmingham-Southern in NCAA South Regional, 7-2
DEMOREST, Ga.—On day two of the NCAA South Regional in Demorest, Ga., No. 18 Pacific Lutheran picked up seven runs over two innings to defeat No. 7 Birmingham-Southern, 7-2, Thursday evening at Loudermilk Field.

May 13, 2015
Complete-game gem from Stevens propels No. 7 Panthers past Marietta, 3-1, in NCAA South Regional
DEMOREST, Ga.—In a pitcher's duel between No. 7 Birmingham-Southern's Blake Stevens and Marietta's Christian Herstine, the third-seeded Panthers held off fourth-seeded Marietta, 3-1, Wednesday evening on the opening day of the NCAA South Regional, hosted by Piedmont College.

May 11, 2015
Beck, Bassett, Statham earn NFCA All-Region honors
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Freshman Micaela Beck and seniors Taylor Bassett and Alyssa Statham have been named to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-Region Teams, it was announced today.

May 11, 2015
No. 6 Panthers to face Marietta in NCAA South Regional, Wednesday
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—The No. 6 Birmingham-Southern baseball team begins post-season play this Wednesday, May 13, facing Marietta College at 7 p.m. EDT in game three of the NCAA Division III South Regional at Loudermilk Field on the campus of Piedmont College in Demorest, Ga.

May 8, 2015
Fronk voted CoSIDA Academic All-District
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Standout softball pitcher Bethany Fronk has been voted to the Academic All-District Team by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA), it was announced today.

May 8, 2015
Stevens voted CoSIDA Academic All-District
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Senior pitcher Blake Stevens was voted to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District Team, it was announced today.

May 6, 2015
BSC names 2015 Larry D. Striplin Athletes of the Year at annual Athletic Awards Banquet
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—At its annual Athletic Awards Banquet Wednesday evening in the Norton Great Hall, Birmingham-Southern College named its Larry Striplin Athletes of the Year as well as several other award winners for the 2014-2015 academic year.

May 5, 2015
Carlee Petro named SAA Women's Tennis Newcomer of the Year
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Freshman Carlee Petro was voted the Southern Athletic Association Women's Tennis Newcomer of the Year, the league office announced today.

May 5, 2015
Four Men's Tennis players receive All-SAA honors
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Four Birmingham-Southern men's tennis players were named to the Southern Athletic Association All-Conference Team, the league office announced today.