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Kristin Bryant <i>Year:</i> Senior <i>Team:</i> Gymnastics <i>Hometown:</i> Anchorage, Alaska <i>Siblings:</i> Lara, 30, Marissa, 24, and Shannon, 18 <i>Major:</i> Political science <i>Plans after graduation:</i> Go to law school <i>Favorite class at SPU:</i> Constitutional Law with Dr. West <i>Favorite SPU gymnastics memory:</i> Dance parties in the hotel rooms on road trips <i>Favorite movie:</i> "Remember the Titans" <i>Favorite […]

Women chosen as all-conference selections

The Great Northwest Athletic Conference (GNAC) announced women’s basketball all-conference selections yesterday, and several Falcons from this year’s conference championship team were honored. Sophomore center Kelsey Hill was unanimously chosen to the first team all-conference. Hill averaged 11.9 points per game and was third in the conference in rebounding at 8.4 per game. Junior guard […]

Falcons are GNAC champs

With a win in their regular season finale at Seattle University (SU) on Saturday night, 59-55, the SPU women’s basketball team claimed the Great Northwest Athletic Conference (GNAC) title and a berth in the playoffs. The Falcons took the honors with a final GNAC record of 12-4 and an overall record of 19-8, despite a […]

Gymnasts conquer bars

The SPU gymnastics team faced some unplanned obstacles last Friday night at Boise State, but prevailed by reaching their highest team score of the season with a 192.050 and season-high scores on the vault, bars, and beam. The Falcons ended the night in fourth place against three Division I schools, but were narrowly clipped by […]

Players, coach honored

SPU men’s basketball coach Jeff Hironaka, as well as senior Dustin Bremerman, junior Rob Will, and senior Drew Matzen, all received recognition from the Great Northwest Athletic Conference (GNAC) for their performances during the regular season of play. Head coach Jeff Hironaka was voted the GNAC co-coach of the year, sharing the title with University […]

Men into postseason

Despite not receiving the automatic bid from the conference, the Seattle Pacific University men’s basketball team is still into the postseason, ranked fourth out of the field of eight in the West Regional tournament. The Falcons (18-9, 11-5) finished the regular season last week tied for first place in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference (GNAC) […]

SPU scholar-athletes awarded

Ten SPU basketball players, three men and seven women, were announced last Wednesday as Great Northwest Athletic Conference all-academic selections, the most for any school in the conference. To be eligible, the athletes must have a grade point average of at least 3.2 and be in at least their second year of competition at their […]

Track news

In other track and field news, the outdoor season officially began this weekend as those not bound for Boston trekked to Tacoma for a three-way meet between Lewis and Clark, the University of Puget Sound, and SPU. Sophomore Brittany Bekins wasted no time in qualifying for outdoor nationals in the javelin. Her toss of 150 […]