Women’s Basketball: Fun Facts

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

This information came from interviews by Katelyn Banks. -Was a tap dancer when she was younger -Loves Disney and coffee -Was a basketball state champ -Is majoring in health and fitness education -Wants to be Tinkerbell and fly over the Disneyland castle as her dream job -Believes teammates’ claims that her spirit animal would be […]

Falcons take fourth at GNAC

Brannan, Charelson, Markham make nationals

Senior Kyra Brannan started off the 2017 GNAC Outdoor Championships strong for the Falcons this past Friday, May 12, with a first-place finish in the women’s long jump where she leaped to 18-11¼. Held at the McArthur Field on the Western Oregon University campus in Monmouth, Oregon, the SPU women’s team took home fourth place […]

Falcon Thursday encourages spirit

SPU Athletics seeks to build community

Walking up, one sees old red bricks, numerous windows, maroon handrails, doors and a grand staircase leading to the main event. Inside, the walls are plastered with banners and awards proudly displaying the success Seattle Pacific University has had over the years. The sound of shoes squeaking accompanied by the roar of the crowd and […]

Falcons soar as postseason approaches

SPU women reach top 10 in weekly rankings

Just a week ago, the Seattle Pacific women’s team was ranked No. 13 on the weekly West Region list compiled by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. After this past week, they have moved up to the ninth spot on that list. With moving up in the rankings, the women’s team […]

Track races to finish line, stays hopeful

Falcons have much success in California

With NCAA Division II Outdoor Championships next month, things are looking good for the Falcon track teams since many have posted NCAA provisional marks and personal bests this season. The men’s and women’s track teams both travelled to California this past weekend for two separate meets over a span of three days. Starting things off […]

Springing their way to the top

Individual Falcons earn high marks at Emilie Mondor Invitational

This past weekend, the Falcons competed in the Emilie Mondor Invitational in Burnaby, B.C. at the Terry Fox Field at Simon Fraser. Coming out strong for the Falcons was first-year Lani Taylor and senior Kyra Brennan. Taylor ran a season-best time of 56.76 taking first place in the 400-meter dash. She also acquired a season-best […]

Taking the coast by storm

Track and field send teams to San Francisco and Puget Sound

This past Friday, March 31, members of the track and field team traveled to California for the San Francisco State Distance Carnival, held at Cox Stadium. Junior Mary Charleson, with a time of 16:59.29, set her second NCAA DII provisional qualifying time in the 5000-meter race. Coming in 21st place, Charleson easily beat the 17:21.36 […]

Falcons place fourth and sixth at meet

Track and field claim top spots in events at Ed Boitano/Puget Sound Invitational

Although not competing as a full squad, the men’s and women’s track teams put forth a valiant effort in their first outdoor track meet of the season. Leading the Falcons this past Saturday at the Ed Boitano/Puget Sound Invitational in Tacoma was senior Michaella Kahns, first-year Ryleigh Crenshaw and sophomore Emma Lambert. They claimed the […]