The Pacific Index

Senior participates in fourth collegiate sport

Luke Olson, Sports Editor

January 18, 2018

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Not very often can a student at a university play in a collegiate sport for their school, but how often can one say they played four sports collegiately? Senior Rayce Houser is exercise science major at Pacific University,...

Junior transfer leads young team

Luke Olson, Sports Editor

January 18, 2018

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With wrestling season under way for the Pacific University Boxers, the team was given a new face this season with junior transfer Kaleb Winebarger who has made a positive impact on a young, inexperienced team. Among the ten...

Football looks to future

Aidan Lannom

December 7, 2017

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The Pacific University football season was one of highs and lows. After having their first official game cancelled, they went three weeks without playing before heading to Iowa to play Dubuque University. They lost that game and...

Volleyball earns multiple NWC awards

Luke Olson, Sports Editor

December 7, 2017

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Experience was the biggest contribution to the women’s volleyball team in regards to a 17-win season which is now a school record in the NCAA era for Pacific University. The Boxers finished their season 17-7 overall and 10-6...

FCA welcomes all students to join club

Max Kirkendall

December 7, 2017

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Pacific University offers many clubs for students and athletes to be a part of. One club that has had a lot of success on campus is the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA). FCA is a bible study among athletes on campus but...

Stoller Center renovations being discussed

Luke Olson, Sports Editor

December 7, 2017

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The Stoller Center at Pacific University has been the site for all things athletic over the years, housing classrooms, athletes, students, coaches, and practice facilities. However, the population of student athletes at Pacific...

Rowing hires new coach

Aidan Lannom

November 9, 2017

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On Oct. 18, Pacific University athletics named Karolyn Milton the new head rowing coach. Milton began her career on the east coast where she attended the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Virg., a small division...

Junior named NWC player of week

Luke Peevyhouse

November 9, 2017

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Pacific University junior Jake Castanha, a forward on the men’s soccer team, was recently awarded the Northwest Conference (NWC) Offensive Player of the Week. Castanha was recognized after netting two goals against George Fox...

Diabetes fails to slow student athletes

Luke Olson, Sports Editor

November 9, 2017

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Many student athletes at Pacific University balance busy schedules filled with practices, games, work, social activities and, of course, schooling. But for some, this balancing act is amplified by a medical condition, diabetes. “Daily...

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