Week in Review Dec. 10 – Jan. 16


Jake Nelson

Sophmore Lilianne Hargreaves (left) and junior Emily Harris (right) compete in the 3000 meter dash at the UW Indoor Preview.

Women’s Basketball

The Seattle U women’s basketball team returned home after a three-game road trip to play California State University Northridge Dec. 10. The Redhawks were not able to secure a victory, despite Juniors Peyton Howard and Irena Korolenko scoring career-high point records. Seattle U then hosted Eastern Washington University at home Dec. 13. However, the team fell short in a close 60-66 game against the Eagles.

The Redhawks traveled to La Jolla, Calif. to face the University of California, San Diego Dec. 21. Howard once again set a career-high point record, but the team ultimately came up short against the Tritons to close out their non-conference play.

The team played their WAC opener in Huntsville, Texas Dec. 29. against Sam Houston University. The Redhawks were not able to put up a win, and lost 72-92 to the Bearkats. Seattle U’s next game was against UTRGV Dec. 31 in Edinburg, Texas. The Redhawks were able to secure their first win of the season against the Vaqueros, with sophomore Taliyah Clark setting a career-high point record.

Seattle U came back to Seattle for their Jan. 5 game against CBU. Unfortunately, the Redhawks were not able to beat the Lancers in their first home game of conference play. The team once again suffered a defeat Jan. 7 while facing Southern Utah University. Still at home, the Women’s Basketball team went up against Stephen F. Austin University Jan. 14. However, the team did not break their losing streak, and suffered a 57-86 to the Ladyjacks.

Men’s Basketball

Seattle U came out on top against the University of North Dakota on the road in Grand Forks N.D. Dec. 10. The game was won with a last second score in overtime from Junior Alex Shumacher. Still on the road, the Redhawks traveled to Corvallis, Ore. to face Oregon State University Dec. 15. In that game, the Redhawks suffered their second loss of the season with a season low of 58 points scored. 

Coming back to Seattle, the men’s basketball team faced Alcorn State University Dec. 18. The Redhawks were able to secure a victory of 72-58 over the Braves to keep up their perfect at home record of 5-0.

The Redhawks then traveled to Honolulu, Hawaii to compete in the Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic. Their first opponent was Utah State University Dec. 22. The Redhawks were not able to defeat the 10-1 Aggies. Seattle U put their best efforts forward for their next game against Iona University Dec. 23, but they fell short once again. In their last game of the tournament Dec. 25, the Redhawks played George Washington University. The team was able to pick up a win and close out non-conference play with a 9-4 record. 

The Seattle U men’s basketball team held their Western Athletic Conference (WAC) opener at home against California Baptist University (CBU) Dec. 31. The team claimed their fourth straight victory over the Lancers for a solid start to their conference play. 

The men’s basketball team then traveled to Edinburg, Texas to play against the University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) Jan. 5. The Redhawks came out on top of the Vaqueros with a narrow 66-64 victory. Seattle U made their way across the Lone Star State for their Jan. 7 game against University of Texas, Arlington. The Redhawks kept up their winning streak against the Mavericks for a 3-0 WAC record. 

Check out the men’s basketball article on a recap for the Jan. 12 and Jan. 14 games. 

Senior Riley Grigsby shoots a three-point shot. (Sean Campbell)


Both Men’s and Women’s swim defeated Pacific Lutheran University during their meet Jan. 7 here in Seattle. It was an impressive Senior Night, with the Redhawks winning both relays, and multiple athletes winning multiple events. The Redhawks then traveled to Tacoma, Wash. to face Puget Sound University Jan. 11. Seattle U once again won on both the men’s and women’s side. Junior Michael Luna swam an excellent 500 free with a time of 4:35.13 to give him the 10th fastest time in Seattle U history.

Women’s Tennis

Women’s tennis opened their 2023 season in Cheney, Wash. against Eastern Washington University Jan. 13. Despite their best efforts, the Redhawks lost to the Eagles 1-6. Seattle U then faced Gonzaga University in Spokane, Wash. Jan. 14 The team once again failed to put up a win, losing by the same 1-6 margin. Still in Spokane, Wash. the Redhawks went up against the University of Montana Jan. 15. This time, the women’s tennis team was able to pull through and win the match 4-3 to get their first win of the season.

Track and Field

Track and Field opened their indoor season at the UW Preview hosted by the University of Washington. Many Redhawks put up impressive performances with personal bests and top 10 Seattle U records, but the standout of the meet was true Freshman Miguel Rosario III. Rosario broke the school’s 60 meter dash record with a time of 6.90 seconds, and broke the record again in finals with a time of 6.84 seconds.

Freshman Miguel Rosario III (number 887) sets school record in the 60 meter Dash. (Jake Nelson)