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 […]

Abbie Wright named head volleyball coach

Biola grad, assistant volleyball coach to return to SPU

SPU Athletic Director Jackson Stava announced last Thursday, Feb. 16, the hiring of new head volleyball coach Abbie Wright. The 28-year-old Cardiff, California native will take over for current coach Chris Johnson who announced his retirement early last month. In his 12 years as Head Coach, Johnson first met Wright when she was considering attending […]

Women win 11th championship

Falcons edge out SFU by three points

Entering as the underdogs in the two-day GNAC Indoor Championships in Nampa, Idaho, this past weekend, the Seattle Pacific women’s track and field team came out victorious, securing the conference title. To start off the conference, the Falcon women swept the pentathlon, earning the top three spots at the finish. To add on, they surpassed […]

Falcons set personal records at Open

Track and field gears up for Conference Championships

The Seattle Pacific University track and field team had a long, eventful weekend of meets as they competed in both the Husky Classic and the UW Indoor Open this past weekend. Senior Michaella Khans soared at Sunday’s UW Indoor Classic as she made a new PR on pole vault, clearing 11-10 3/4. This surpassed her […]

Hall of Fame

SPU inducts Falcons McCrath, Husted, Glancy and ‘78 men’s soccer team

Coming off of celebrating the men’s basketball’s win against Central Washington (79-61) on Saturday, Feb. 11, onlookers were invited up to the Falcon Club in Royal Brougham Pavilion to take part in the first-ever All-Athletics Reunion. As part of a special homecoming weekend to celebrate SPU’s 125th anniversary, the Athletics Department introduced this event, along […]