2017-18 Birmingham-Southern Track and Field News

  • 136 Panthers Recognized on SAA Winter, Spring Honor Roll
    June 04, 2018
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Southern Athletic Association has announced the winter and spring academic honor roll members and Birmingham-Southern has earned 136 honorees, the third most of any SAA school.
  • NCAA Championships: Shute Wins Silver in 200m Finals, All-American in 100m
    May 26, 2018
    LA CROSSE, Wisc. – Birmingham-Southern track and field closed out the 2018 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships with two more All-America honors.
  • NCAA Championships: Ballard All-American on Day Two of Championships
    May 25, 2018
    LA CROSSE, Wisc. – Freshman Luke Ballard (Hoover, Ala./Hoover) earned eighth place overall, a spot on the podium, and an All-America honor in javelin at the 2018 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships.  His mark of 62.35m was only 0.12 meters off his personal record.
  • Shute Named USTFCCCA South/Southeast Region Track Athlete of the Year
    May 24, 2018
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Birmingham-Southern track and field senior Karmin Shute (Fayetteville, Ga./The Walker School) was named the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association South/Southeast Region Track Athlete of the Year.  Shute is the second Panther in three years to garner the honor and the first women’s track athlete to win the award since 2013.
  • NCAA Championships: Shute Advances to 200m Finals
    May 24, 2018
    LA CROSSE, Wisc. – Senior Karmin Shute (Fayetteville, Ga./The Walker School) advanced to the 200m dash finals of the 2018 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships after finishing in sixth overall in the prelims. 
  • NCAA Championships: BSC Sends Four to National Championships
    May 21, 2018
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Birmingham-Southern track and field will be sending four Panthers to compete in six events at the 2018 NCAA Division III Outdoor National Championships May 24-26 in La Crosse, Wisc.
  • BSC Announces Yearly Awards at Annual Athletics Dinner
    May 15, 2018
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Birmingham-Southern athletics department announced the winners of its awards and recognized the accomplishments of the student-athletes at its 2018 Athletic Awards Dinner Tuesday night in the Norton Great Hall on BSC's campus.
  • Panthers Perform Well at Seminole Twilight
    May 04, 2018
    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Birmingham-Southern track and field competed well at the 2018 Seminole Twilight meet Friday, picking up wins in two events.
  • Watkins Named Track Athlete of the Year, Seven Earn All-Conference Nods
    April 27, 2018
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Birmingham-Southern men’s track and field had seven earn Southern Athletic Association All-Conference honors, the league announced recently.  The group was headlined by senior Jamal Watkins (Hampton, Ga./Dodge City CC)  who was named track athlete of the year.
  • Shute Named Track Athlete of the Year, Women Earn Six All-SAA Honors
    April 27, 2018
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Birmingham-Southern women’s track and field team earned six Southern Athletic Association All-Conference honors.  The group was led by senior Shute who earned the Female Track Athlete of the Year award.
  • SAA Championships: Panthers Finish 2-3 on Final Day, Earn 17 Total Medals
    April 21, 2018
    SEWANEE, Tenn. – Birmingham-Southern track and field finished the 2018 Southern Athletic Association Championships with 17 medalists, including seven event titles, as the men placed second overall and the women third.
  • SAA CHAMPIONSHIPS: Women in Second, Men Earn First Champion After Day One
    April 20, 2018
    SEWANEE, Tenn. – The Birmingham-Southern outdoor track and field teams ended day one of the Southern Athletic Association Championships in great position to compete for team titles. 
  • SAA Championships: Track and Field Preview
    April 18, 2018
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Birmingham-Southern track and field is primed and ready for the 2018 Southern Athletic Association Championships April 20-21 in Sewanee, Tenn.  The men are looking for their third consecutive title, while the women hope to uproot Rhodes College and claim their first.
  • Panthers Shine at Mt. Laurel Twilight Invite
    April 13, 2018
    SEWANEE, Tenn. – Birmingham-Southern track and field earned 22 top three finishes at the Mt. Laurel Invitational Friday.  The women finished second overall, while the men placed third.
  • BSC Men Ranked 20th in the Nation, Women Top 10 Regionally
    April 11, 2018
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Birmingham-Southern track and field is one of the top 10 programs in the south/southeast region according to the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.  The BSC men’s team is ranked 20th in the nation, sixth in the region, and the women are ranked ninth in the region.
  • BSC in Midseason Form at Berry Field Day Invitational
    April 07, 2018
    ROME, Ga. – Birmingham-Southern track and field competed well at the Berry Field Day Invitational this weekend.  The Panthers won three events with eight top five finishes.
  • Panthers Have Great Showing on Senior Day
    March 30, 2018
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Birmingham-Southern track and field had over 15 top three finishes Friday at their annual Hilltop Classic. It was senior day for the Panthers who finished second on both the men’s and women’s side against tough NCAA Division I-III teams.
  • Shute Named SAA Track of the Week
    March 29, 2018
    ATLANTA – The Southern Athletic Association (SAA) has announced that Karmin Shute (Fayetteville, Ga./The Walker School) of Birmingham-Southern has been named the SAA Women's Track and Field Athletes of the Week.
  • Track and Field Break Records at Emory Invite
    March 23, 2018
    ATLANTA, Ga. – Birmingham-Southern track and field had a good showing at the Emory University Invitational this weekend.  Several Panthers scored points in BSC’s third outdoor meet of the year.
  • Watkins Named SAA Track Athlete of the Week
    March 22, 2018
    ATLANTA – The Southern Athletic Association (SAA) has announced that Jamal Watkins (Hampton, Ga./Dodge City CC) of Birmingham-Southern and Tej Suber of Rhodes have been named the SAA Men's Track and Field Athletes of the Week.
  • Panthers Compete Well at Jaguar Classic
    March 16, 2018
    MOBILE, Ala. – Birmingham-Southern track and field had a great showing at the 2018 South Alabama Jaguar Classic Saturday, earning five top 10 finishes against competitors from NCAA Divisions I-III.
  • Five Earn USTFCCCA All-Region Honors
    March 14, 2018
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Birmingham-Southern track and field teams saw five Panthers named to the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association South/Southeast All-Region team.
  • Morgan Named SAA Field Athlete of the Week
    March 14, 2018
    ATLANTA, Ga. – The Southern Athletic Association (SAA) has announced that Jacob Hadden of Oglethorpe and Kameren Morgan (Bowie, Md./St. Alban’s School for Boys) of Birmingham-Southern have been named the SAA Men's Track and Field Athletes of the Week.
  • NCAA Championships: Watkins Wins National Title, Shute Two-Time All-American
    March 10, 2018
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Birmingham-Southern track senior Jamal Watkins (Hampton, Ga./Dodge City CC) successfully defended his NCAA Division III Indoor title by winning the 60m dash in 6.78 seconds Saturday.  Karmin Shute (Fayetteville, Ga./The Walker School) went 2-3 in the 200m and 60m dashes, respectively, to earn two All-America honors.
  • NCAA Championships: Watkins, Shute to Race for National Titles
    March 09, 2018
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Birmingham-Southern track seniors Jamal Watkins (Hampton, Ga./Dodge City CC) and Karmin Shute (Fayetteville, Ga./The Walker School) qualified for the 60m finals at the 2018 NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field Championships Friday.  Shute also qualified for the finals in the 200m dash.
  • NCAA Championships: Shute, Watkins Compete at Indoor National Championships
    March 08, 2018
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Birmingham-Southern track and field had two student-athletes qualify for the 2018 NCAA Division III Indoor National Championships this weekend. Seniors Karmin Shute (Fayetteville, Ga./The Walker School) and Jamal Watkins (Hampton, Ga./Dodge City CC) will race for a chance at National Championships Friday at the Birmingham CrossPlex.
  • 2018 Season Preview: Track and Field
    March 07, 2018
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Birmingham-Southern track and field teams are all-in for the 2018 outdoor season.  After back-to-back men’s conference titles and competitive women’s seasons, the Panthers believe they are in a great position to add on more hardware.
  • BSC Co-Hosts NCAA Indoor National Championships
    March 05, 2018
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Birmingham-Southern College will host the 2018 NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field Championships along with the Birmingham CrossPlex March 9th and 10th.
  • BSC Sweeps Sewanee Indoor Invite
    February 17, 2018
    SEWANEE, Tenn. – The Birmingham-Southern track and field team swept the Sewanee Indoor Invitation Saturday by winning on both the men’s and women’s sides.  The Panthers had 12 first place finishes and more than doubled the second place finishers point totals.
  • Women Win BSC ‘Southern Challenge
    February 12, 2018
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Birmingham-Southern women’s track and field team won the BSC ‘Southern Indoor Challenge Monday, outscoring the second place finisher by 45 points. The men tied for third as the teams combined for eight first place finishes.
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