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Birmingham Southern Athletics Top Stories

  • Women Top Piedmont 61-55 at Home
    December 09, 2016
    Women Top Piedmont 61-55 at Home BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Birmingham-Southern women’s basketball team is undefeated at home after a 61-55 win over Piedmont College Friday night in Bill Battle Coliseum.
  • Coyne Named Second-Team All-Region
    December 08, 2016
    Coyne Named Second-Team All-Region BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Senior Dallas Coyne (Vestavia Hills, Ala./Vestavia Hills HS) picked up another postseason honor. The defender was named second-team all-south region by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America. Coyne was one of three Southern Athletic Association student-athletes recognized, and the only on second team.
  • Panther Profile: Laura Van Peursem
    December 05, 2016
    Panther Profile: Laura Van Peursem BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- Senior Laura Van Peursem (Huntsville, Ala./Randolph School) is a hardworking, determined, and goal-oriented individual. She is a two-sport student-athlete at Birmingham-Southern College while majoring in biology with a psychology minor. A four-year starter and three-time all-conference volleyball player, Van Peursem is also a four-year starter and all-conference basketball player.
  • Panthers Comeback to Defeat Huntingdon 81-73
    December 03, 2016
    Panthers Comeback to Defeat Huntingdon 81-73 BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Birmingham-Southern men’s basketball team stopped a two-game skid Saturday afternoon by completing a comeback against Huntingdon College to win 81-73 in Bill Battle Coliseum. It was Blackout Night as the Panthers raised money for cancer research.
  • Panthers Open Indoor Season at Home in Icebreaker
    December 02, 2016
    Panthers Open Indoor Season at Home in Icebreaker BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Birmingham-Southern men’s and women’s indoor track and field teams opened the 2016-17 season at home in the BSC Panther Icebreaker Friday. The Birmingham CrossPlex played host to over 18 teams from all three NCAA Divisions including Georgia Tech, UAB, Mississippi College, and Tulane.
  • Men Rally Late, Fall Short in Battle with Emory
    November 30, 2016
    Men Rally Late, Fall Short in Battle with Emory BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Birmingham-Southern men’s basketball team’s comeback against Emory University Wednesday night fell short as they dropped the game 75-70 in Bill Battle Coliseum.
  • SAA Announces Fall All-Sportsmanship Teams
    November 29, 2016
    SAA Announces Fall All-Sportsmanship Teams ATLANTA - The SAA announced the 2016 Fall Sports All-Sportsmanship Teams and 55 student-athletes among the league's eight full-time members and three affiliate members received recognition. Formed in 2011, the SAA places a special emphasis on good sportsmanship and fair play amongst all competitors.
  • Panthers Drop Tight Battle at UT-Tyler
    November 28, 2016
    Panthers Drop Tight Battle at UT-Tyler TYLER, Texas – The Birmingham-Southern women’s basketball team could not fend off a late push by UT-Tyler Monday night in Herrington Patriot Center as it fell 51-40.
  • Big Second Half Downs Women on Road
    November 26, 2016
    Big Second Half Downs Women on Road BELTON, Texas – Mary Hardin-Baylor used a big second half push to down the Birmingham-Southern women’s basketball team Saturday night in Mayborn Campus Center. The Panthers fell 72-48 to move to 1-4 overall.
  • Panthers Pick Up 56-45 Win Over Louisiana College
    November 22, 2016
    Panthers Pick Up 56-45 Win Over Louisiana College BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Birmingham-Southern women’s basketball team picked up a big win in its season opener Tuesday night. The Panthers topped Louisiana College 56-45 in Bill Battle Coliseum.
  • Panthers Drop Thriller 68-65 to Covenant
    November 22, 2016
    Panthers Drop Thriller 68-65 to Covenant BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Birmingham-Southern men’s basketball team dropped a heartbreaker in their third game in four days. BSC fell 68-65 to Covenant College Tuesday night in Bill Battle Coliseum in a contest with 19 lead changes.
  • Watkins Special Teams POTY, Four Named All-Conference
    November 22, 2016
    Watkins Special Teams POTY, Four Named All-Conference BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Birmingham-Southern football team saw four named to Southern Athletic Association All-Conference teams Tuesday. Junior Jamal Watkins (Hampton, Ga./Dodge City CC) was named SAA Special Teams Player of the Year for the second consecutive season. He finished the season 445 kick return yards, averaging 107.6 per game, and was one of the league’s leading scorers among non-kickers.
  • Erwin, Young Named SAA Swimmers of the Week
    November 22, 2016
    Erwin, Young Named SAA Swimmers of the Week ATLANTA - The SAA released the swimming & diving Athletes of the Week for events competed this past week and, following voting by the league head coaches, Noah Young and Becca Erwin of Birmingham-Southern captured Men's and Women's Swimmers of the Week, respectively. Sewanee's Winston Westbrook captured Men's Diver of the Week and Centre's Sarah Hayhurst won Women's Diver of the Week.
  • Panthers Improve to 2-0 at Home, Win 72-65
    November 20, 2016
    Panthers Improve to 2-0 at Home, Win 72-65 BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Birmingham-Southern men’s basketball team improved to 2-1 overall after a 72-65 win against Wabash College Sunday afternoon to close out the 2016 Black Tie Classic in Bill Battle Coliseum.
  • Panthers Break Records in Final Days of Meet
    November 20, 2016
    Panthers Break Records in Final Days of Meet INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Birmingham-Southern swimming and diving teams broke more school records on both the men’s and women’s side as they closed out competition at the Hall of Champions Meet.
  • Men Win Home Opener 80-69 Over Rose-Hulman
    November 19, 2016
    Men Win Home Opener 80-69 Over Rose-Hulman BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Birmingham-Southern men’s basketball team opened its home season with an 80-69 win over Rose-Hulman Saturday night in Bill Battle Coliseum. The Panthers led the length of the contest to move to 1-1 overall. Rose-Hulman dropped to 0-1 with the loss.
  • Panthers Run Well at NCAA National Championships
    November 19, 2016
    Panthers Run Well at NCAA National Championships LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Birmingham-Southern College seniors Chris Roberts (Huntsville, Ala./Huntsville HS) and Timothy McOmber (Montgomery, Ala./Montgomery Catholic Prep School) ran well at the 2016 NCAA National Championships.
  • Women Fall in DePauw Tournament Finale
    November 19, 2016
    Women Fall in DePauw Tournament Finale GREENCASTLE, Ind. – The Birmingham-Southern women’s basketball team dropped the third place game of the DePauw Tournament Saturday afternoon 71-48 against UT-Dallas.
  • Nine Qualify for Finals at House of Champions
    November 18, 2016
    Nine Qualify for Finals at House of Champions INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Competing against NCAA Division I programs at the 2016 House of Champions, Birmingham-Southern men’s and women’s swimming and diving saw nine qualify for finals in day one.
  • Late Rally Downs Panthers at DePauw
    November 18, 2016
    Late Rally Downs Panthers at DePauw GREENCASTLE, Ind. – The Birmingham-Southern women’s basketball team battled hard at DePauw University Friday night before falling 54-43 on day one of the DePauw Tournament.
  • Roberts, McOmber to Compete at NCAA National's
    November 18, 2016
    Roberts, McOmber to Compete at NCAA National's BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – After finishing top 20 at the NCAA South/Southeast Regionals, both Chris Roberts (Huntsville, Ala./Huntsville HS) and Timothy McOmber (Montgomery, Ala./Montgomery Catholic Prep) will represent Birmingham-Southern at the men’s NCAA Cross Country National Championships Saturday, Nov. 19. The meet takes place at E.P. Tom Sawyer State park in Louisville, Ky.
  • Men’s Basketball Unable to Hold Off Baruch, Falls 76-72
    November 15, 2016
    Men’s Basketball Unable to Hold Off Baruch, Falls 76-72 New York, N.Y. – The Birmingham-Southern men’s basketball team could not fend off a late push from Baruch College Tuesday night and fell 76-72 on the road in their season opener.
  • Panthers Drop Season Opener at Piedmont
    November 15, 2016
    Panthers Drop Season Opener at Piedmont DEMOREST, Ga. – The Birmingham-Southern women’s basketball team started strong at Piedmont College Tuesday evening, but eventually fell 52-39 in their season opener. The Panthers bench performed well, accounting for half the team’s points.
  • White named New Head Football Coach
    November 14, 2016
    White named New Head Football Coach BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Tony Joe White has been named the new Birmingham-Southern College head football coach, Director of Athletics Kyndall Waters announced Monday. He becomes the sixth head coach in program history, and third since the program resumed in 2007 at the NCAA Division III level. White was most recently the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Centre College.
  • 2016-17 Season Preview: Women's Basketball
    November 11, 2016
    2016-17 Season Preview: Women's Basketball BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Birmingham-Southern College women’s basketball team performed one of the biggest turnarounds in program history under new head coach Mike Ricks last year and are now preparing for the long journey of defending their Southern Athletic Association title.