Athletics

Seattle University women's soccer team gathered in circle on field.

Soccer Off to Solid Start

Men’s team readies for first game after a perfect preseason while women’s soccer scores its first win of the season.

August 22, 2022

Graphic showcasing Red Tie event.

Red Tie Returns

Athletics' biggest fundraiser of the year is back and in-person.

April 29, 2022

Men's basketball posing as WAC champs.

WAC Champs!

Men’s Basketball captures first-ever regular season WAC title.

March 7, 2022

Text reads Chris Victor Men's Basketball Head Coach along image of Chris Victor crouching on court. Image of Seattle skyline in background. SU logo in upper right hand corner.

Meet the Coach

Victor, who has served as interim head coach for Men’s Basketball this season, will be the 18th head coach in Seattle University history.

March 1, 2022

Soccer player Hal Uderitz captured during a game.

Redhawk a New Seattle Sounder

Midfielder Hal Uderitz is the fourth men's soccer player drafted by the pro MLS team in the last five years.

January 25, 2022

Four Redhawks Named to All-Region Team

Four members of Seattle University men’s soccer were named to the United Soccer Coaches All-Far West Region team for the fall 2021 season.

December 8, 2021

SU Men's Soccer Team WAC Champions

Kasim's Save Wins WAC Title

Seattle University men's soccer won the 2021 Western Athletic Conference (WAC) Tournament, advancing past Grand Canyon, 4-3 in penalty kicks, on Sunday afternoon. Akili Kasim made the game deciding penalty kick save that won the match for Seattle U at GCU Stadium.

November 14, 2021

Redhawks Earn First Round Bye

Seattle University men’s soccer clinched a first round bye in the upcoming Western Athletic Conference (WAC) Tournament after a 2-1 victory over San Jose State on senior night Nov. 6.   

November 8, 2021

SU & KXSU graphic

Redhawks Launch Radio Partnership with KXSU

Seattle University men's basketball games will find a new home on the radio for the 2021-22 season, beginning a partnership with the university’s radio station, KXSU 102.1 FM.

November 5, 2021

Orrin Vincent

Hall of Famer Orrin Vincent Passes Away

Orrin Vincent, ’67, Seattle University Hall of Famer and founder of OB Sports Golf Management, passed away at his home in La Quinta, Calif., on Oct. 25. He was 76.

November 4, 2021

Redhawks Clinch WAC Tournament Berth

Seattle University men’s soccer (11-7-0) clinched a Western Athletic Conference (WAC) tournament berth with a 4-1 win over Chicago State on Halloween. 

November 1, 2021

Cogswell Conquers Rainy Chambers Bay to Win Puget Sound Amateur

Nathan Cogswell is a senior at Seattle University. This is his second consecutive Puget Sound Amateur title.

Amateur Golf

October 25, 2021

Redhawk preseason award winners

Basketball Players Earn Preseason Awards

Even before hitting the court for the new season ahead, Redhawks basketball players are already winning. Members of the team recently received pre-season All-WAC (Western Athletic Conference) awards. 

October 19, 2021

Image of Talisa Rhea holding the championship trophy of Seattle Storm.

A Good Sport

Standout basketball alum Talisa Rhea, '12, is the new GM of Seattle Storm.

September 28, 2021

A Unique Leadership Opportunity

An invitation from the 1-94 Field Artillery Regiment of the 17th Field Artillery Brigade at Joint Base Lewis-McChord provided Seattle U Men’s Basketball Head Coach Jim Hayford a unique platform to speak on the topic of leadership.

September 22, 2021

Redhawks Swim Across America

Redhawk swimmers participated in the 13th annual Swim Across America September 11–12, helping raise nearly $2,000 to benefit cancer research and clinical trials.

September 13, 2021

Updated Event Health & Safety Policies for Athletic Events

Effective Thursday, Sept. 16, Seattle University Athletics has updated policies for ticketed athletic events and will require all spectators over age 12 to show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test result.

September 13, 2021

The Nation's Top Goal Scorer is Sydney Carr

TV sports segment is about women's soccer star Sydney Carr and her return to play following an injury. 

KING5 News

September 8, 2021

Soccer Has a Stellar Holiday Weekend

The men beat #24-ranked Duke University in overtime on the rival’s home turf on Labor Day, while the women bested Portland on Sept. 5 at home to stretch their unbeaten streak to five games.

September 7, 2021

Seattle, El Salvador rising star Alex Roldan seizes spotlight: "My wings spread a little bit"

Alex Rodan, '18, was a star soccer player for the Redhawks.

MLSSoccer.com

August 25, 2021

2021 MLS All-Star Team Roster

Among the defenders chosen is Seattle Sounder Alex Roldan, '17.

MLS Soccer

August 4, 2021

Seattle U Earns Five NACMA "Best Of" Awards

Seattle University was recognized at the 2021 National Association of Collegiate Marketing Administrators (NACMA) "Best Of" Awards, earning five awards including two gold, two silver and a bronze.

July 7, 2021

Much as in his career, Alex Roldan keeps pressing to score Sounders’ goal in 1-1 road tie

Rodan, '17, was a star soccer player at Seattle U and signed with the Sounders in 2018.

The Seattle Times

July 4, 2021

Year in Review

Redhawks Soar Across the Finish Line

"A unique and challenging year for Seattle U Athletics was filled with success and momentum," says Director of Athletics Shaney Fink.

June 23, 2021

Redhawks Celebrate Year with Awards Show

Seattle U hosted its annual Athletics Awards Show, a virtual event, on June 3. In what was truly a unique year for Athletics, it was a celebration of its senior class along with an awards ceremony covering the past year of achievements.

June 4, 2021

Sweet Repeat

Seattle University softball won its second straight Western Athletic Conference (WAC) Tournament Championship with a 7-5 win over New Mexico State and will open the 2021 NCAA tournament with a game against Big Ten champion Michigan this Friday.

May 17, 2021

Interview with Dr. Maylon Hanold

Maylon Hanold, PhD, is director of the Master in Sport Business Leadership Program.

Sportsdegressonline.com

May 10, 2021

Grace Luderer, the tall redhead in the pitcher’s circle, makes grandfather proud

The star high school pitcher chose Seattle U to continue her education and athletic career. 

The Los Angeles Times

May 6, 2021

Redhawks Fall in WAC Final

Seattle University women's soccer fell, 1-0, to Utah Valley in the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) Tournament Championship.

April 20, 2021

Make it Eight

Seattle University women's soccer advanced to its NCAA-leading eighth straight Western Athletic Conference (WAC) Tournament Championship with a 3-2 win at Grand Canyon Thursday night.

April 19, 2021

Redhawks Stand Out in Winter Term

Seattle University Athletics recorded a stellar academic quarter this winter. Seventeen teams tallied grade point averages over 3.0 in the winter term as SU logged a collective 3.404 GPA.

April 14, 2021

Former NFL Star Jordan Babineaux's New Book Becomes An #1 International Bestseller

Jordan Babineaux, an NFL star, sports broadcaster, entrepreneur and soon to be Seattle U MBA grad is now making his mark as an author.

South Carolina Magazine

April 9, 2021

The Time Dad Locked Down Elgin Baylor

The New York Times

March 23, 2021

Elgin Baylor at SU

Seattle U Legend Elgin Baylor Passes Away

Basketball great Elgin Baylor, who led the Seattle University men's basketball team to the 1958 NCAA championship game, passed away Monday at the age of 86.

March 22, 2021

McKenzi Williams

Williams Wins Seattle Sports Star of the Year Award

Seattle University women's basketball player McKenzi Williams won the Seattle Sports Commission's Female Sports Star of the Year Award. Williams is the eighth Seattle U student athlete to win a Sports Star of the Year honor.

March 1, 2021

Analysis: Here are three key storylines to watch as the Sounders begin training camp

From the story: "There are plenty of on-field questions but Cristian Roldan said one aspect will remain — the Sounders cultivating a positive work environment. Part of that can be attributed to six players either being from Western Washington or alumni of the University of Washington or Seattle University."

The Seattle Times

March 1, 2021

Profile of Seattle U women's basketball player McKenzi Williams

Williams, '22, is a nominee for the 86th annual Seattle Sports Star of the Year Awards.

KING TV

February 24, 2021

Softball Picked WAC Favorites

Seattle University softball has been voted as favorites in the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) Preseason Coaches' Poll, released Feb. 2. Players Madison Cathcart and Ally Choate were picked Preseason All-WAC.

February 3, 2021

Seattle U in the News: Go West, Young Lady, Go West

So begins a story in the Chicago Tribune that profiles Katlyn Sipes, a senior in high school from Montgomery, IL,  who has signed with Seattle University to continue her volleyball career with the NCAA Division I program.

February 3, 2021

It’s a long way from Montgomery to Seattle University, but St. Francis libero Katlyn Sipes to take being a ‘spitfire competitor’ to West Coast

Story is about Katlyn Sipes, a high school senior from Montgomery, IL, who has signed with Seattle U to continue her volleyball career.

Chicago Tribune

February 2, 2021

SU Women's Soccer Voted Conference Favorites Again

For the seventh time in eight seasons, Seattle University women’s soccer has been voted to win the Western Athletic Conference (WAC), according to the Preseason Coaches’ Poll.

January 28, 2021

Seattle U welcomes new member schools to the WAC

WAC Welcomes Five New Members

The Western Athletic Conference announced Thursday that five universities have accepted membership invitation effective July 1, 2022.

January 14, 2021

Seattle builds momentum after nearly-full non-conference slate

The Redhawks are one of several teams that have largely avoided cancellations. Will that bode well with league play arriving?

SB Nation

January 7, 2021

Seattle U men improve to 3-0 with victory over Air Force

The Seattle Times

November 29, 2020

Redhawks Fly High in Latest Graduation Success Rate Report

Seattle University Athletics extended its string of academic excellence in institutional Graduation Success Rate (GSR) by compiling an overall 95 percent GSR with six teams tallying perfect scores in the metric.

November 18, 2020

How Alex Roldan fought his way back on the Sounders’ roster to play alongside his brother

Alex Rodan was a four-year started for the Redhawks. 

The Seattle Times

November 14, 2020

WAC Announces Updated Basketball, Fall Sports Schedule Formats

The Western Athletic Conference Board of Directors approved updated schedule formats for men’s and women’s basketball and updated conference schedule formats for men’s and women’s soccer, women’s volleyball and men’s and women’s cross country to compete in the spring.

October 21, 2020

Has any Seattle athlete topped what Seahawks’ Russell Wilson, Storm’s Breanna Stewart are doing right now?

The story includes "Elgin Baylor, Seattle U men’s basketball, 1957-58: The Hall of Famer averaged 32.5 points and 19.3 rebounds while essentially carrying the Redhawks to the NCAA championship game. He also won the NCAA tourney’s most outstanding player award despite losing in the final."

The Seattle Times

October 10, 2020

NCAA Announces Updates for Fall Sports

The NCAA Division I Board of Directors approved a plan to that would allow Seattle U cross country, soccer and volleyball teams to conduct a regular season and move fall championships to the spring.

September 30, 2020

Catching up with Tom Gorman, Seattle’s greatest tennis player who beat Bjorn Borg and coached John McEnroe

Tom Gorman, '68, reached the NCAA quarterfinals twice and won his final 43 dual matches. He told the Times that playing for Seattle U ended up being the best thing he could have done.

The Seattle Times

September 25, 2020

Inaugural Redhawk Night In a Hit

Seattle University Athletics held its maiden virtual Redhawk Night In, an online fundraising event that raised nearly $100,000 in support of more than 350 student athletes.

September 25, 2020

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