2021-22 Women's Soccer News
  • Thursday, June 9, 2022

    Pitch Perfect: Chilczuk Is Female Scholar-Athlete Of The Year

    The Seattle Pacific women's soccer standout and three-time CoSIDA Academic All-American is selected by athletic directors as the 2021-22 GNAC Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

  • Friday, December 31, 2021

    Lee Named Central Washington Women's Soccer Coach

    Lindsey Lee steps into her first collegiate head coaching role after seven seasons at Division I Cal Poly, where she specialized in working with the team's goalkeepers.

  • Thursday, December 16, 2021

    Two Falcons, Two Vikings Are Scholar All-Americans

    A quartet of women's soccer players – two apiece from Seattle Pacific and Western Washington – were selected to the United Soccer Coaches Scholar All-American teams for combined on-field and academic excellence.

  • Thursday, December 9, 2021

    Four-Time Honoree Leads Academic All-America Soccer Picks

    Seattle Pacific's Travis Swallow and Sophia Chilczuk and Northwest Nazarene's Lorenzo Valentini have been named to the CoSIDA Academic All-America soccer teams. It is the fourth all-time selection for Swallow.

  • Wednesday, December 8, 2021

    Four Named All-Americans, Seven Named All-Region

    The SPU trio of Makena Rietz, Madison Ibale and Sophia Chilczuk and Western Washington's Tera Ziemer were named All-Americans by the D2CCA or United Soccer Coaches, with Rietz and Chilczuk honored by both.

  • Saturday, December 4, 2021

    Falcons' Season Over With Quarterfinal Loss

    Despite outshooting Dallas Baptist 14-7, the Falcons can't find the back of the net and lose to the No. 5 Patriots 1-0 in the quarterfinals of the NCAA tournament.

  • Thursday, December 2, 2021

    Falcons Top Vikings To Reach NCAA Quarterfinals

    Goals from Claire Neder and Sophie Beadle were enough to lift No. 4 Seattle Pacific past conference rivals Western Washington and into the quarterfinals of the NCAA tournament with a 2-1 victory.

  • Tuesday, November 23, 2021

    POTY Rietz Headlines Eight All-Region Selections

    Makena Rietz, already the GNAC Player of the Year, was named the D2CCA West Region Player of the Year as Seattle Pacific, Western Washington and Northwest Nazarene all had players earn All-Region recognition.

  • Saturday, November 20, 2021

    Falcons Hold Serve, Advance To Regional Finals

    Top-seeded Seattle Pacific survived a late push from No. 4 seed Sonoma State, but won 2-1 to advance to the regional finals of the NCAA tournament. A familiar foe awaits in No. 2 seed Western Washington.

  • Saturday, November 20, 2021

    Killman's Early Goal Lifts Vikings To Regional Final

    Jenna Killman scored her 13th goal in the seventh minute, and Natalie Dierickx and the Vikings' defense did the rest in a 1-0 victory over the 19th-ranked Sea Lions.

  • Monday, November 15, 2021

    Falcons, Vikings Seeded 1-2, Will Host NCAA Matches

    Seattle Pacific claimed the No. 1 seed in the West Regional of the NCAA tournament, with Western Washington as the No. 2 seed. Both programs will have a first-round bye and host second-round matches on Saturday.

  • Saturday, November 13, 2021

    Falcons Are GNAC Champs Behind Chilczuk's Playmaking

    Seattle Pacific waltzed to the GNAC Championships title with a 4-0 win over Western Washington. Tournament MVP Sophia Chilczuk had four assists, two in today's match, and broke the single-season conference record.

  • Friday, November 12, 2021

    Killman's Historic Hat Trick Helps Vikings Advance

    Western Washington forward Jenna Killman scored three goals in the match's first 13 minutes to stake the Vikings to an insurmountable early lead in a 3-1 victory over Northwest Nazarene. Tera Ziemer had three assists.

  • Thursday, November 11, 2021

    No. 1 Seed Seattle Pacific Through To Championship

    Two goals in a five-minute span was all the Falcons needed to hold off No. 4 seed Simon Fraser 2-1 in the first GNAC Championships semifinal. Chloe Gellhaus and Claire Neder each tallied for the Falcons.

  • Thursday, November 11, 2021

    Four Women's Soccer Players Earn Academic All-District

    The quartet of GNAC players named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District 8 Women's Soccer Team is led by Seattle Pacific's Sophia Chilczuk, who earned an unprecedented fourth selection.

  • Tuesday, November 9, 2021

    Tournament Preview: Simon Fraser Joins Playoff Party

    Women's Soccer Notebook: It's tourney time, and GNAC Offensive Player of the Week Giuliana Zaurrini made sure Simon Fraser would be the final team to join SPU, WWU and NNU in the GNAC Championships this weekend.

  • Tuesday, November 9, 2021

    Falcons' Rietz Leads All-Conference Selections

    Seattle Pacific midfielder Makena Rietz was named Player of the Year while a trio of other Falcons – defender Madison Ibale, forward Lauren Forster and head coach Arby Busey – also took home awards.

  • Saturday, November 6, 2021

    Falcons Top Seed In GNAC Championships

    Seattle Pacific will be the No. 1 seed at the GNAC Women's Soccer Championships, followed by host Western Washington at No. 2, Northwest Nazarene at No. 3 and Simon Fraser at No. 4.

  • Tuesday, November 2, 2021

    Three Teams, Two Matches, One Playoff Berth

    Women's Soccer Notebook: Led by three timely goals from Haylee Gunter, Montana State Billings got two clutch wins to join Simon Fraser and Western Oregon in jockeying for the fourth and final GNAC Championships spot.

  • Wednesday, October 27, 2021

    Better Than The Original? Falcons Beat WWU Again

    Seattle Pacific needed overtime to win the first match-up with No. 12 Western Washington, but the sequel didn't have nearly as much drama. The Falcons left Bellingham with a 3-0 win and first place in the standings.

  • Tuesday, October 19, 2021

    Vikings Retake GNAC Lead Ahead Of SPU Rematch

    Women's Soccer Notebook: Tera Ziemer got back on the scoresheet and the Vikings returned to first place in the standings. Two points separate No. 12 WWU and No. 4 Seattle Pacific ahead of their highly-anticipated rematch.

  • Thursday, October 14, 2021

    Travis Swats Away Vikings, Falcons Return To Top 10

    Women's Soccer Notebook: GNAC Defensive Player of the Week Riley Travis made a clutch overtime penalty kick save that led to an SPU 1-0 victory over Western Washington in a battle of GNAC heavyweights.

  • Wednesday, October 13, 2021

    Vikings' Power Duo Headines Women's Soccer All-Academic

    Western Washington seniors Natalie Dierickx and Grace Eversaul are among seven four-time selections to the GNAC Women's Soccer All-Academic Team, presented by Barnes & Noble College.

  • Tuesday, October 5, 2021

    Big Upset Spotlights Wolves, Shakes Up Standings

    Women's Soccer Weekly Notebook: Western Oregon freshman Lilly Nowatzke scored a 96th-minute goal to knock No. 7 Seattle Pacific off the top of the GNAC standings and give the Wolves the highest-profile win of the year.

  • Thursday, September 30, 2021

    Northwest Nazarene Forfeits Women's Soccer Match To SFU

    Due to a combination of factors that has significantly reduced its roster, Northwest Nazarene will forfeit its scheduled Thursday, Sept. 30 women’s soccer match in Burnaby, British Columbia to Simon Fraser.

  • Wednesday, September 29, 2021

    Falcons Soar Into Top Ten With Goal Avalanche

    Women's Soccer Weekly Notebook: Behind leading scorer AJ DePinto and GNAC Players of the Week Lauren Forster and Mariah Alexander, SPU outscored their opponents 11-0 and leaped to a No. 7 national ranking.

  • Tuesday, September 21, 2021

    Ziemer Stays Clutch Ahead of GNAC Kickoff

    Women's Soccer Weekly Notebook: Tera Ziemer's third game-winning goal gave her the Offensive Player of the Week award and WWU another win. Now, the focus shifts to the start of conference play.

  • Wednesday, September 15, 2021

    Unbeaten Week Leads To Buzz Around Yellowjackets

    Women's Soccer Weekly Notebook: MSUB's three-match unbeaten run means that traditional powers Seattle Pacific and Western Washington have company at the top of the conference standings.

  • Tuesday, September 14, 2021

    Farrand Resigns As CWU Women's Soccer Coach

    Michael Farrand has resigned after 22 years as head of the Central Washington women's soccer program. Assistant coach Emmy Koflanovich will oversee the day-to-day duties of the program.

  • Thursday, September 9, 2021

    Buzzer-Beating Goal Highlights Women's Soccer Action

    Women's Soccer Weekly Notebook: McKenzie Buell lifted NNU to a win with 20 seconds to play, while two other schools had unblemished defensive performances.

  • Monday, August 23, 2021

    Former WWU Standout Peyton Chick Signs Pro Deal In Israel

    The 2019 NCAA Championships Defensive MVP signs with Hapoel Ra'anana AFC in the Israeli Football Association after a four-year career. She is the Vikings' all-time leader in matches played.

  • Wednesday, August 18, 2021

    Falcons Take Flight In Women’s Soccer Preseason Poll

    Ranked No. 5 in the United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division II Preseason Poll, Seattle Pacific is picked to win in the 2021 GNAC Women's Soccer Preseason Coaches Poll.

  • Friday, August 6, 2021

    Falcons Lead Three GNAC Squads In Top 25 Preseason Poll

    Seattle Pacific enters the season ranked No. 5 in the United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division II Preseason Poll while Northwest Nazarene (No. 11) and Western Washington (No. 25) also landed on the poll.

  • Tuesday, July 6, 2021

    Alexander, Chilczuk Earn Academic All-America Honors

    The two Seattle Pacific players have been named to the CoSIDA Division II Academic All-America First Team after leading the Falcons to an 8-0-1 record in 2021.