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 […]

Falcons take fourth at GNAC

Brannan, Charelson, Markham make nationals

Senior Kyra Brannan started off the 2017 GNAC Outdoor Championships strong for the Falcons this past Friday, May 12, with a first-place finish in the women’s long jump where she leaped to 18-11¼. Held at the McArthur Field on the Western Oregon University campus in Monmouth, Oregon, the SPU women’s team took home fourth place […]

SPU takes second and third in GNAC Multi-Event Championship

Moving on up. Many of the Seattle Pacific University track and field athletes improved their rankings and personal best records this past weekend at two separate events. In addition, three SPU women athletes competed in the GNAC Multi-Event Championships in a two-day event this past Monday and Tuesday. In the first meet, three SPU women […]

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 […]

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 […]

Taking the coast by storm

Track and field send teams to San Francisco and Puget Sound

This past Friday, March 31, members of the track and field team traveled to California for the San Francisco State Distance Carnival, held at Cox Stadium. Junior Mary Charleson, with a time of 16:59.29, set her second NCAA DII provisional qualifying time in the 5000-meter race. Coming in 21st place, Charleson easily beat the 17:21.36 […]

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 […]

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 […]