Trial and triumph for SPU

With the Seattle Pacific crew season in the books, coach Keith Jefferson and members on the crew team look back on their experiences with both pride and frustration. "The men really had an amazing year. I don’t recall ever having a crew on the men’s side going undefeated, certainly not a novice four," Jefferson said. […]

Valiant finish for varsity crew

The men’s varsity four took third place at the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) National Invitational Championships in Worcester, Mass., Sunday, becoming only the second SPU men’s varsity four to finish in the top three nationally since 1981. Despite severe weather conditions that postponed the grand final race, the Falcons were able to pull together […]

Familiar waters

The women’s varsity four placed fourth, and the men’s varsity four placed fifth in their races at SPU crew’s last local regatta Saturday on the Montlake Cut. The Windermere Cup crew races began at 10:20 a.m., and were just one part of many festivities for the Northwest tradition of the 37th annual Opening Day Weekend, […]

SPU overcomes obstacles

The SPU women’s varsity eight overcame a shorted coxswain microphone system, or “cox box,” to win the Division II-II Petit Final Sunday on Lake Natoma in Rancho Cordova, Calif., at the Western Intercollegiate Rowing Association (WIRA) Championships. Megan Giske’s coxswain box shorted just before the race, making it extremely difficult for her teammates to hear […]

Falcons fly and flounder

Saturday’s regatta was a success for the Falcon crew men’s novice four and women’s varsity pair, as both won their races at the Northwest Collegiate Rowing Championships on Lake Stevens. The men’s novice four finished eight seconds ahead of Western Washington University in the final 300 meters, with a time of 7:29.2, despite their collisions […]

SPU is shining

Senior Jaynie Reynolds capped off an amazing season and final year at SPU by being honored as the Division II gymnastics Athlete of the Year Saturday, at the USA Gymnastics (USAG) national competition. "Jaynie rocked her senior year and has a lot to be proud of. Receiving the Athlete of the Year honor is totally […]

Falcons in postseason

Senior Jaynie Reynolds competed in the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA) Division I West Regional Women’s Gymnastics championships Saturday and scored a 36.950 in the all-around. Reynolds, who is No. 1 in the all-around in the USA Gymnastics (USAG) rankings, was the only member of the Falcon gymnastics team who qualified for the Division I […]

Gymnasts finish atop conference

The Falcon gymnastics team did not relax in the sun this spring break. Instead, they defeated the University of Alaska Anchorage twice in a doubleheader, and preyed on the competition at the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF) conference championships Friday, March 24 at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. With a final score […]