BREAKING: NCAA releases report on SPU infractions

SPU Athletics to face two-year probationary period

The NCAA announced Friday morning the specific sanctions faced by SPU Athletics as a result of self-reported rules violations associated with its women’s soccer program. As published on the SPU Athletics website, the NCAA Committee on Infractions assessed penalties against SPU and the former head coach of women’s soccer, including a two-year probationary period for […]

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 […]

Harger ties for first place on beam with 9.750

SPU compiled 191.725 for their third highest overall team score of the season

The Seattle Pacific women’s gymnastics team traveled to Sacramento, California, this past Saturday, March 4, to compete in a triangular meet against host Division I competitors Sacramento State and UC Davis. Seattle Pacific recorded their third-highest team points of the season, a score of 191.725 that earned them third place. Junior Ariana Harger has been […]

Falcons lose in semi-final round of GNAC

SPU basketball season comes to a close; Falcons lose to Alaska Anchorage 76-68

In the culmination of their season, the Falcons defeated Northwest Nazarene University and made it all the way to the semi-final round of the conference tournament before losing to University of Alaska Anchorage. On Thursday, the Falcons tipped off against Northwest Nazarene in the first round of the GNAC tournament. Winning, 71-60, SPU advanced to […]

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 […]

Falcon Hall of Famer Dave Wortman passes away

Leading scorer Wortman dies at 77

Last week, former Falcon basketball player Dave Wortman from the class of 1962 passed away at the age of 77 in Coeur D’Alene, Idaho. Inducted into SPU’s Hall of Fame in 2009, Wortman served as a leading scorer and rebounder for the Falcons. Wortman played under Falcon Hall of Famer, Head Coach Les Habegger. His […]

Hayashida ties 16-year old record

SPU continues on road for their fourth away meet

Senior Kristi Hayashida, a three-time All-American on balance beam, nailed a nearly flawless routine to surpass her previous best of 9.90 to tie the 16 year old school record at the most recent gymnastics meet this last Friday, Feb. 24. The Seattle Pacific women’s gymnastics team competed in a four-team meet at The Pavilion on […]

En route to indoor track nationals

Women’s dmr team in NCAA DII Indoor Championships

Battling for spots in the NCAA Division II Indoor Championships in Birmingham, Alabama, the Falcons competed at the Seattle Pacific Final Qualifier Track and Field Meet at the University of Washington’s Dempsey Field this past Saturday, Feb. 25. To kick things off, junior Mary Charleson set a new PR in the mile. She completed the […]