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 […]

SPU places at Championships

With commitment, hard work and perseverance behind them, three talented SPU track and field athletes competed in the NCAA Division II Track and Field Championships last Thursday, Friday and Saturday, May 25-27, in Bradenton, Florida. Senior thrower Sammi Markham, senior long jumper Kyra Brannan and junior distance runner Mary Charleson all competed in the Championships […]

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 […]

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 […]

Colosimo’s unplanned season

Sophomore guard’s double knee injuries forced him to redshirt

Sophomore guard Gabe Colosimo, a member of the SPU men’s basketball team, returned to school early last September feeling prepared and motivated for a new year of playing the sport he loves so dearly. The Falcons were going to be led by a new coaching staff and had finished the previous season strongly, so Colosimo […]

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 […]

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 […]

Holland returns to field

SPU women’s soccer concludes spring season

For the last 13 months, SPU women’s soccer junior midfielder Brooke Holland has been dealing with injuries. This week, during the Falcons’ final week of spring season, Holland was finally given the all clear to begin running again, an action she hadn’t been able to do since she received injections into her two torn groin […]