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 […]

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 […]

Falcon’s host 2017 USA Gymnastics Women’s Collegiate National Championships

Darian Burns qualifies for three events, wins gold

For the first time in 10 years, the USA Gymnastics Nationals returned to Royal Brougham Pavilion where the Falcons hosted the three-day championships to determine the team and individual national champions. Nine teams and 33 individual qualified and competed for the separate national titles. The Bridgeport Purple Knights won the first team semi-final on Friday, […]