Volleyball moving in the Wright way

Abbie Wright steps in as fourth head coach

The past 31 years of Falcon volleyball history have only seen three coaches, but after former Head Coach Chris Johnson’s resignation earlier in the year, a fourth has come to take the helm. Abbie Wright, a 28 year-old Cardiff, California native stepped in to take over for Johnson at the beginning of the quarter, moving […]

Andrew Peters leaving Falcons

SPU Assistant Athletic Trainer resigns; plans for Colorado

After four long years, Assistant Athletic Trainer Andrew Peters will be leaving his position at SPU and relocating to Colorado Springs, Colorado, where his wife, Stephanie Peters, was offered a position that was too good to turn down. “I am now working as an Athletic Trainer with the USA Men’s Gymnastics Team at the Olympic […]

Falcons ready for GNAC championships

SPU women jump to No. 9

At their last regular outdoor track meet of the season, the Falcons put forth one last effort before heading into the GNAC championships this coming Friday and Saturday. This past Saturday, May 6, the Falcons competed in the Ken Shannon Invitational at the University of Washington’s outdoor track. The women’s team was led by junior […]

Gabe Kellum takes advantage of fifth year at SPU

Redshirt junior forward prepares for last fall soccer season of college career

With 30 shots on goal this year alone, redshirt junior forward Gabe Kellum is making way to lead the Falcon men in the last season of his collegiate career this upcoming fall. “He’s gone from being a spark off the bench to one of our most dangerous attacking players and a guy that we rely […]

Crew takes first place in finals

SPU varsity and novice rowing teams show vast improvement

Rowing their way well into their season, the Seattle Pacific women’s crew team traveled to Lowell, Oregon this past weekend to dominate the varsity eight petite final at the annual Covered Bridge Regatta on Dexter Lake. With the varsity four also placing fourth in their petite final and the novice eight taking third in the […]

SPU Athletics faces two year probation

NCAA places sanctions on Falcons after violations

Former women’s soccer Head Coach Chuck Sekyra left behind a memorable record during his 12-year tenure at SPU. It included 209 victories, six GNAC Coach of the Year awards, three NCAA Division II Final Four appearances and a 2008 national title. As of last month, his record was tainted by numerous sanctions against him and […]

Harger ties for first place on beam with 9.750

SPU compiled 191.725 for their third highest overall team score of the season

The Seattle Pacific women’s gymnastics team traveled to Sacramento, California, this past Saturday, March 4, to compete in a triangular meet against host Division I competitors Sacramento State and UC Davis. Seattle Pacific recorded their third-highest team points of the season, a score of 191.725 that earned them third place. Junior Ariana Harger has been […]

Falcon Hall of Famer Dave Wortman passes away

Leading scorer Wortman dies at 77

Last week, former Falcon basketball player Dave Wortman from the class of 1962 passed away at the age of 77 in Coeur D’Alene, Idaho. Inducted into SPU’s Hall of Fame in 2009, Wortman served as a leading scorer and rebounder for the Falcons. Wortman played under Falcon Hall of Famer, Head Coach Les Habegger. His […]