Storm-ing SPU’s gym facilities

Arrangement of SPU DII, WNBA teams beneficial

SPU and the Storm, Seattle’s WNBA franchise, are in their seventh year of sharing facilities, an arrangement that benefits both parties. “It’s a pretty unique opportunity; I don’t know of too many other arrangements like this around the country,” SPU Athletic Director Jackson Stava remarked. According to the WNBA Seattle Storm website, in 2008 the […]

Men’s Basketball: Hidden Talents

Get to know the men’s basketball team off the court

This information came from interviews by John Moga with men’s basketball players. “[Long] can do a really good Scooby-Doo laugh. It’s a little weird how good it is, but it’s impressive,” Khan said. He can touch his tongue to his nose. According to sophomore forward Nathan Streufert, Miller is the best Madden player ever, he’s […]

SPU takes second and third in GNAC Multi-Event Championship

Moving on up. Many of the Seattle Pacific University track and field athletes improved their rankings and personal best records this past weekend at two separate events. In addition, three SPU women athletes competed in the GNAC Multi-Event Championships in a two-day event this past Monday and Tuesday. In the first meet, three SPU women […]

Improvement shows on field versus Seattle University

Spring exhibition season winds down, Falcons take on two DI competitors

With another week of the spring exhibition season in the books, the SPU men’s soccer team matched up against Seattle University and showcased what it is capable of. While the point of the spring exhibition season is to see improvements and gauge where the team is, in Saturday’s game, the Falcons fought hard against a […]

Former SPU player now coach

Matt Borton uses what he learned while playing as newly hired coach

SPU Assistant Coach Matt Borton, the youngest of three, grew up in Yakima, Washington surrounded by college athletes, apples, cherries and pears. He’s a second generation SPU basketball player and a fourth generation fruit vendor. Virtually his whole family participated in some form of college athletics, and Borton, being the youngest of both his immediate […]

Getting in formation

Falcons have miscues against Trinity Western

The SPU men’s soccer team traveled to Langley, B.C. to play an exhibition game against Trinity Western University this past Saturday, April 8. The team has a policy to not discuss the final score but rather the level of play in games such as this. They gave good effort, but their execution at times was […]

Falcons kick off spring season

Men’s soccer shows vast improvement despite loss of six senior players

This past Friday, the SPU men’s soccer team played the second game of the Spring Exhibition Season against the University of British Columbia. Earlier last month, on Saturday, March 4 they played a match against the University of Portland. With the main point of the exhibition season being improvement for the upcoming fall season, the […]

Off the Bench: the senior walk-on

Senior guard Chris Bench hits memorable three at homecoming

As time ran down in the game, the ball whipped around until it found the open man. Finding its desired target, just inches in front of the SPU bench, the players stood in anticipation of the shot. All the teammates, grinning with hope while holding one-another back from the court, exploded with cheers and excitement […]