Athletics

Badgers to open NAIA Playoffs in St. Louis

Mon, 11/12/2012 - 2:30pm

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has officially released the 2012 Volleyball National Championship Opening Round matches for the 33rd annual event and Spring Hill College will travel to St. Louis, Mo., on Saturday, November 17, 2012, to take on the Missouri Baptist University Spartans beginning at 1 p.m.

The Badgers (30-6, 14-0 SSAC) qualified for their second consecutive trip to the NAIA National Tournament by reaching the Southern States Athletic Conference (SSAC) championship match on Saturday.

SSAC honors two SHC women's soccer players

Thu, 11/08/2012 - 1:30pm

NORCROSS, Ga. – The Southern States Athletic Conference (SSAC) has named Spring Hill College women's soccer players Tatiana Gonzalez and Courtney Harlan to two post-season honors.

Forward Courtney Harlan of Mobile's McGill-Toolen Catholic High School was named to the 2012 SSAC All-Freshman Team after a season in which she led the Badgers in both goals scored (12) and total points (32). Harlan finished the season 6th in the SSAC in goals scored and 5th in total points.

SHC men’s soccer earns six SSAC awards

Thu, 11/08/2012 - 1:30pm

NORCROSS, Ga. – The Southern States Athletic Conference (SSAC) awarded six post-season honors to members of the 2012 Spring Hill College men's soccer team.

SSAC names 15 Badgers to fall semester All-Academic teams

Wed, 10/24/2012 - 4:15pm

NORCROSS, Ga. – The Southern States Athletic Conference (SSAC) has announced that 15 Spring Hill College student-athletes from all five fall semester sports have earned selection to the 2012 SSAC All-Academic teams.

The volleyball team placed five student-athletes on the list with men’s soccer, women’s soccer and men’s cross country each adding three members. Women’s cross country had one representative.

Winners listed by name, class, position, hometown and major:

USA offers special ticket prices to SHC fans

Wed, 10/17/2012 - 2:15pm

MOBILE, Ala. – The University of South Alabama has announced that it will offer special admission prices for Spring Hill College students and alumni for the Badger-Jaguar exhibition men’s basketball game at the USA Mitchell Center at 7:05 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5, 2012.

All current Spring Hill College students will be allowed free admission by showing a valid Spring Hill College Student Identification Card at the Mitchell Center ticket office on the night of the event.

SHC men’s basketball teaches basics at Little Flower

Sat, 09/22/2012 - 10:15am

MOBILE, Ala. – The Spring Hill College men’s basketball recently taught basic basketball skills to the boys and girls of Little Flower Catholic School through its “Ballin’ Badgers” program under the direction of assistant coach Brian Murphy and student assistant senior John Redman from Spanish Fort.

Junior Alex Looney of Mobile, sophomore Robert Drummond of Fairhope and freshman Quinton Campbell of Wilmer joined The Badger (a.k.a. Chris Portie) in instructing the newest Badger fans in the fundamentals of dribbling, shooting and defense.

Spring Hill College to apply for NCAA membership, join new athletic conference

Tue, 10/02/2012 - 2:00pm

MOBILE, Ala. -- Spring Hill College President Rev. Richard P. Salmi, S.J., announced today that Spring Hill College has accepted an invitation to join the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) and intends to apply for NCAA Division II membership in spring 2013.

Spring Hill has been a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) since 1959. The decision to switch national and conference affiliations comes after nearly two years of study and planning concerning the future of the Badger athletic program.

Outlaw Recreation Center honored by Exchange Club

Fri, 08/10/2012 - 1:45pm

 MOBILE, Ala. – On Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, the Arthur R. Outlaw Recreation Center on the campus of Spring Hill College was honored by the Mobile Chapter of the National Exchange Club with the annual “So Proudly We Hail” Award for properly displaying the flag of the United States of America in accordance with US Flag Code.

Badger Athletics adding men’s, women’s bowling

Wed, 07/11/2012 - 2:15pm

MOBILE, Ala. – Spring Hill College Director of Athletics Jim Hall has announced that the college will offer men’s and women’s bowling as its 17th and 18th varsity sports beginning in fall of 2013.

Badgers to add competitive cheerleading

Tue, 06/26/2012 - 8:30am

MOBILE, Ala. – Spring Hill College Director of Athletics Jim Hall has announced that the college’s rapidly growing athletics program will add co-educational competitive cheerleading as its 16th varsity sport beginning in fall of 2013. In conjunction with the addition of competitive cheer, sideline cheerleading and dance will be elevated from their current club sport statuses to scholarship programs.

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