Athletics

Spring Hill College advances in NCAA process

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 12:15pm

MOBILE, Ala. – The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has notified Spring Hill College that it has successfully completed its first year of candidacy for membership in NCAA Division II and has been advanced to the second year of the membership candidacy process by the Division II Membership Committee. The decision is subject to final approval from the NCAA Division II Management Council which meets in late July.

SHC Softball Team Heads to Oklahoma City for National Tournament

Wed, 05/07/2014 - 11:30am

The Spring Hill College softball team departed for Oklahoma City Friday afternoon from Murray Field. The ladies are ranked the No. 1 seed at the National Championship Tournament’s Opening Round and will face the No. 4 seeded Mid-America Nazarene University Pioneers (26-13). That game will be held in Ann Lacy Stadium in Oklahoma City Monday at 3 p.m​.

Gabriella Del Gandio ’14 ~ Diplomacy, Philanthropy, & Fluency

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 10:45am

With only a few months to go before walking down the Avenue of the Oaks in her cap and gown, Gabriella Del Gandio is busy researching the next big stop on her life journey.

The Clarksville, Tenn., native will graduate in May with her degree in international studies with minors in political science and Spanish. The Spring Hill College senior hopes to put her studies to use by eventually working at the State Department.

Badgers Advance to Next Round of the NAIA National Championship

Mon, 11/25/2013 - 11:00am

The Spring Hill College volleyball team pulled off a 3-2 win over Xavier University (La.) in the NAIA National Championship Tournament Opening Round at the Arthur R. Outlaw Recreation Center on Saturday afternoon.

The opening set saw the Badgers build a quick 6-2 lead over Xavier (26-8), but the Gold Nuggets rallied to cut it to an 8-7 SHC lead. A 6-1 run by the home team made it 13-8 contest before SHC built a 22-11 cushion and earned a 25-14 victory.

Spring Hill again named NAIA Champions of Character Institution

Thu, 10/03/2013 - 1:45pm

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Spring Hill College was among the 221 colleges and universities recognized with a 2012-13 NAIA Champions of Character Five Star Award as announced by the NAIA.

In order to receive the award, NAIA members must score 60 or more points on the NAIA Champions of Character Scorecard. Spring Hill College finished with 81 points for the 2012-13 academic year. The Southern States Athletic Conference was also recognized as a Champions of Character Five Star Conference for having at least 60 percent of its member schools score at least 60 points on the scorecard.

Spring Hill College to move to NCAA

Fri, 07/12/2013 - 4:00pm

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has officially notified Spring Hill College that its application for membership in NCAA Division II has been accepted. Spring Hill College athletic director, Jim Hall, received the notification via email Friday July 12th.

SHC softball staff earns national award from NFCA

Wed, 06/12/2013 - 9:45am
Head coach Alison Sellers-Cook, assistant coach Lauren Biediger and student assistant Jenny Laird of national runner-up Spring Hill College (Ala.) have been chosen as the 2013 National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) National Coaching Staff of the Year in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) as announced by the NFCA on Tuesday.

Badgers Finish Year Ranked No. 2 in NAIA Poll

Thu, 06/06/2013 - 12:00pm
The Spring Hill College softball team

Moch earns Daktronics-NAIA Scholar Athlete Award

Wed, 05/29/2013 - 9:00am

LEWISTON, Idaho -- The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced on Wednesday morning that Spring Hill College baseball pitcher Michael Moch has been named a 2013 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar Athlete.

A senior left-hander from Cumming, Ga., Moch is a Business Management and Marketing major who was a two-year starter for head coach Frank Sims after a two-year career for head coach Daniel Head at Alabama Southern Community College.

Lady Badgers Play for National Championship

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 3:15pm

COLUMBUS, Ga. – The Spring Hill College Softball team will take on top seed Concordia (Calif.) in its first-ever National Championship game tonight, Thursday, May 30th at 5 p.m. EDT in Columbus, Ga.

The Lady Badgers defeated No. 2 seed Lubbock Christian (Texas), 4-2, to advance to the Championship round. Spring Hill head coach Alison Sellers-Cook couldn’t be more proud of her team, especially after a crucial seventh inning effort.

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