Stinson save-ing the game

Junior goalkeeper prepares for last competitive soccer season

Tough games often bring out the best in teams; they force every member to step up, and, for some, that goes without recognition. For junior Falcon goalkeeper Molly Stinson, that is not the case. Stinson from Woodinville, Washington has been the starting goalkeeper for the Falcons since her second year at SPU, after the previous […]

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 […]

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 […]

Falcons place 5th at nationals

SPU gymnastics looks forward to next year’s season

Eleven meets in four months. That is how long the Seattle Pacific women’s gymnastics team has to compete within their average season. This season, not only did the Falcons host the 2017 USA Gymnastics Nationals Championships, but they were also ranked 10th nationally throughout the entire season, which is no easy task. “The experience of […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

SPU plays semi- professional team

Women’s soccer team prepares for regular season with challenging matchups

The SPU women’s soccer team entered the field once again this spring season with a determined mindset that focused on improving aspects of their game that were lacking in their first match up. Last Thursday night, April 13, on their home turf at Interbay Stadium, the Falcons were ready to give themselves the best opportunity […]