SPU alum Lynne Roberts began her coaching career as an assistant under SPU head coach Gordy Presnell. For the past nine seasons she has been the head coach at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, Calif.
SFU's Erin Chambers was named to the DII Bulletin All-American team Tuesday, her third All-American honor, while UAA's Megan Mullings, MSUB's Kayleen Goggins and SPU's Su Ohlsen were honorable mention selections.
Seven-seed Cal Poly Pomona went on a 20-4 run in the last four minutes to beat Seattle Pacific 90-74 in the West Region semifinals at the Alaska Airlines Center Saturday.
Six-seed SPU used a 21-point lead at the half to beat the third-seed Humboldt State 77-62 in the West Region quarterfinals, advancing the Falcons to the semifinals against either Cal Poly Pomona or CSU Dominguez Hills.
Eight-seed Point Loma Nazarene scored with 2 seconds on the to edge the host Alaska Anchorage 64-63 in the first round of the NCAA tournament Friday night.