The Southwestern College athletic department announced on Monday that they will become one of several Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference (KCAC) institutions that have added the growing collegiate sport of women’s flag football, with their first season of competition set for the spring of 2024. The addition will become the 19th competitive athletic offering at Southwestern College. Southwestern will become the 20th institution to start an NAIA women’s flag football program since the sport’s inception in 2020, and they will join Bethel (Kan.), Ottawa (Kan.), Kansas Wesleyan and Saint Mary (Kan.) as another KCAC representative for the sport.