Year in Review

<hr /> <img src="/images/photos01/2002-05-29/huffman-hurdles.jpg" width="200" alt="" /> Senior Stephanie Huffman finished third in the heptathlon and second in the javelin at nationals and joined Dionna Anderson, Ally Studer and Nathanael Castle as an All-American. Photo by Carla Clark <hr /> <img src="/images/photos01/2002-05-29/Andrea-Larsen-celebration.jpg" width="200" alt="" /> Senior forward Andrea Larsen led the inaugural women’s soccer team […]

Three receive athlete of year honor last night

For only the second time in 44 years, three athletes shared SPU’s athlete of the year title. Stephanie Huffman (track and field), Trisha Sawatzky (crew) and Nick Johnson (basketball) shared the honor. In addition, Huffman and Johnson, as well as Mike Lucero (crew), Erik Skipper (soccer) and Brannon Stone (basketball), were also awarded the Falcon […]

A home away from home

When Svetlana Igorevna Dzhurko arrived in the United States to study at the American Cultural Exchange (ACE) Language Institute, she spoke no English and intended to stay in the United States only long enough to learn the language and finish the ACE program. Four and a half years later, Dzhurko is now a junior accounting […]

Sports at a glance

Rower named to all-academic team Senior Trisha Zawatsky, who last week won a national championship in the women’s varsity pair category for crew, pulled away another honor by being voted to the Verizon Academic All-District VIII at-large team. Zawatsky, a biochemistry major, was earlier named to the regional team and is now eligible for the […]

Two boats win national championship

The SPU women’s novice four and varsity pair each won their categories at the Dad Vail Regatta in Pennsylvania on Saturday, giving SPU crew two national titles. The women’s novice four closed the season at 12-0, including three wins at Dad Vail, the unofficial small college national championship regatta. The novice four, which includes sophomore […]

Sports at a glance

Women’s assistant coach resigns, leaves for Chico Lynn DeYoung, an assistant coach for the Falcons’ women’s basketball team for the past five seasons, has resigned in order to become the new head coach at California State Chico. DeYoung served as the top aide to head coach Gordy Presnell for the past four years after finishing […]

Women’s varsity, novice four take first

The SPU women’s varsity four and novice four crew boats successfully defended their titles at the Northwest Collegiate Rowing Championship on Saturday. The victories were the fourth straight for the Falcons’ boats at the NCRC, and with the win on Lake Stevens, the novice four extended their winning streak to seven regattas this season. "I […]

Women undefeated at weekend regatta

The SPU women’s crew teams won each of the six events they entered in Saturday’s Blue Heron Redwood Sprints at Humboldt State in California. With Saturday’s victories, the women’s lightweight and novice fours remained undefeated this season. In addition, the women also finished first in the varsity two, the varsity four, singles and junior varsity […]