The Spectator

All Aboard The Mariner’s Hype Train!

Matt Garcia, Author

May 18, 2016

After losing their first five home games to start the 2016 season, the Seattle Mariners appeared to be heading in an all too familiar direction. The team was 2-6 and the cynicism among the fan base was palpable, as it has been for the last 15 years. On April 13, the Mariners led the Texas Rangers 2-1 in the eighth inning of their series finale, desperately...

Tennis Seniors Honored in Final Home Matches

Matt Garcia, Author

April 27, 2016

The Seattle University men’s tennis ended their regular season on a very high note last weekend as they swept Linfield 7-0. The Redhawks dominated on Senior Day as they won all three doubles matches and then followed that up by winning all six singles matches. The singles matches stood out the most in this one, as no Redhawk player allowed more...

Baseball Keeps Rolling

Matt Garcia, Author

April 20, 2016

Seattle University baseball had another successful weekend after taking two of three games against Grand Canyon. This marked their fourth consecutive WAC conference series win and kept them in first place in the WAC through 34 games. Scoring early and late was the theme for the Redhawks last weekend. Of the 18 total runs scored by the Redhawks for the...

Mariners Look to End Playoff Drought

Matt Garcia, Author

April 6, 2016

Fifteen years. That’s how long it has been since the Seattle Mariners participated in postseason baseball. That means a good portion of students here at Seattle University hadn’t yet attended kindergarten when the Mariners won a record 116 games back in 2001. If you’re one of those people too young to remember what it was like to have a playoff...

Losing Streak Reaches Three for Men’s Basketball

Matt Garcia, Author

February 24, 2016

After riding a season high five-game winning streak, the Seattle University men’s basketball team has now lost three straight after dropping two games on the road last week. On Thursday, the Redhawks were defeated by UTRGV by a score of 67-57. The Redhawks jumped out to a 15-5 lead early but the Vaqueros battled back to lead by 10 at halftime,...

Women’s Basketball Drops Seventh Straight

Matt Garcia, Author

February 24, 2016

Kyle kotani• The Spectator#25 Cydnee Ceballos makes a quick move to free herself up for the inside shot The Seattle University women’s basketball team was unable to end their current losing streak, dropping a pair of home games at the Connolly Center last week. On Thursday, the Redhawks lost to UTRGV by a score of 76-71 after the Vaquero...

Men’s Basketball Wins Third Straight Game

Matt Garcia, Author

February 3, 2016

The Seattle University men’s basketball team had a successful road trip last week and currently find themselves riding a three-game winning streak. The Redhawks defeated Utah Valley last Thursday at the UCCU Center by the score of 73-62. Junior guard Brendan Westendorf led the Redhawks in scoring, tying a season-high with 20 points on 7-of-13 shooting...

Men’s Hoops Outrun By Roadrunners

Matt Garcia, Author

January 20, 2016

CSU Bakersfield defeated the Seattle University men’s basketball team Saturday night at Key Arena by a score of 79-52. #12 Jadon Cohee pulls up for the fade-away jumpshot The Redhawks were down early in the first half after the Roadrunners started the game on a 12-2 scoring run. They followed that up with a 19-3 scoring run later in the half to extend t...

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Men’s Basketball Ready to Get Back to Work

November 11, 2015

The 2015-16 edition of Seattle University men’s basketball tips off this Friday, but you might say it began at the end of last...

NBA Preview: The West is Still the Best

Matt Garcia, Author

October 29, 2015

I don’t know about you, but every year the NBA season kind of sneaks up on me. It feels like just last month I was watching league MVP Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors celebrate their franchise’s first championship in 40 years, taking down a depleted Cleveland Cavaliers team in spite of a performance for the ages from one of the league’s...

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