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Quick Facts

Head Coach:   Chuck Sekyra (Seattle Pacific '89)
Record at SPU:  73-9-8 (4 yrs.)
Overall Record:  73-9-8 (4 yrs.)
Women's Soccer Office Phone:  206-281-2859
Assistant Coaches:  Kevin Blokker (San Francisco '93), Chalise Baysa (Oregon '03), Arby Busey (Villanova '93)
Conference:  Great Northwest Athletic Conference
Home Field:   Interbay Stadium (900). SportGrass (natural) turf (120 x 70 yards) and lighted.
2006 Season Record:   17-5-0 (NCAA 2nd round, No. 14 NSCAA poll)
2006 GNAC Record:  7-3-0 (3rd)
Team Uniforms:  Home: White shirts and black shorts with black trim, white socks. Road: Black shirts and black shorts and black socks.
Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 14/8
Starters Returning/Lost: 8/3
Key Returnees (Pos, Cl, Stats):  Jessica Gerstmann, Sr, M (2-6-10); Claire Grubbs, Jr, D (2-2-6, All-Region); Kara Hamby, Sr, M (2-2-6, All-Region); Sarah Martinez, Sr, F (8-8-24, All-Region); Shannon Oakes, Jr, M (4-4-12, All-Conference); Kayla Stiegemeier, So, F (7-3-17); Katie Taylor, Jr, D (0-1-1); Meredith Teague, Jr, M (1-6-8); Janae Godoy, So, M (3-1-7); Tricia Loomis, Sr, F (5-5-15); Jesslyn Rahm, So, G (0.54 GAA); Jeanne Webster, Sr, D (1-0-2)
Key Losses:   Alex Kirk, Fr, F (8-4-20, All-Region); Carolyn Nason, Sr, D (2-0-4, All-Region); Katie Ruggles, Sr, G (0.78 GAA)
Key Newcomers (Cl., Pos., Hometown/Last School):   Christa Bitner, Fr, D (Phoenix, Az./Dobson); Alex Butler, Jr, D (Spoakne, Wa./Washington Statet); Maddie Dickinson, Fr, G (Vancouver, Wa./Skyview); Mallorie Gerstmann, Fr, M-F (Puyallup, Wa. (Cascade Christian); Karen Hosler, Fr, M (Portland, Or./Sunset); Amanda Johnson, Fr, F (Duvall, Wa./Cedarcrest); Rebecca Woods, Fr, D (Beaverton, Or./Beaverton)

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Sept 15 -- Godoy Goals Lift No. 8 Falcons Over Western Women, 2-1
Janae Godoy scored twice in the first half including the game winner to lift No. 8 Seattle Pacific University (8-0-0/2-0-0 GNAC) over Western Washington 2-1, in a Great Northwest Athletic Conference women’s soccer game Saturday afternoon at Interbay Stadium.
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Sept 12 -- Godoy Goal Lifts No. 8 Falcons Over Central in 2nd Half
Janae Godoy scored the game-winning goal just under 17 minutes remaining in the game to lift 8th-ranked Seattle Pacific University (7-0-0/1-0-0 GNAC) to a 1-0 victory over Central Washington in its Great Northwest Athletic Conference opener Wednesday night at Interbay Stadium.
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Sept 11 -- Another Bump Up in Rankings for No. 8 SPU Women
Going into great Northwest Athletic Conference play Seattle Pacific University is No. 8 in NSCAA/adidas women's soccer coaches poll for NCAA Division II.
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Sept 11 -- Oakes Sets-Up Goals, Named Women's Soccer Player of Week
Shannon Oakes of Seattle Pacific University has been selected the Great Northwest Athletic Conference women's soccer player of the week after setting-up the winning goals in two games.
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Sept 11 -- Undefeated Women Open GNAC Play at Home (Weekly Women's Soccer Release)
A very competitive campaign for the Great Northwest Athletic Conference women’s soccer championship gets underway this week for Seattle Pacific University, and the Falcons (6-0-0) hope to parlay two home games into gaining the early upper hand. Eighth-ranked SPU faces Central Washington (3-2-2) Wednesday night.
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Sept 8 -- 10th-Ranked Falcon Women Open Home Stand With 3-0 Soccer Win
Three different Falcons scored goals as Seattle Pacific University (6-0) opened a three game home stand with a 3-0 win over Notre Dame de Namur in a non-conference women’s soccer game Saturday afternoon at Interbay Stadium.
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Sept 5 -- Home to Roost (Again): Next 3 at Interbay (Weekly Women's Soccer Release)
They are off to a great start and yet they’re going nowhere. Having won its first five women’s soccer games with an impressive goal differential, 10th-ranked Seattle Pacific University begins another home stand this weekend. The Falcons (5-0-0) face Notre Dame de Namur (0-3-1) Saturday afternoon.
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Sept 4 -- Godoy Lifts No. 10 Falcon Women Over 19th-Ranked Chico State, 1-0
Janae Godoy scored off a crossbar rebound in the middle of the second half to lift 10th-ranked Seattle Pacific University (4-0) over No. 19 Chico State 1-0, in a non-conference women’s soccer match Tuesday night in Chico.
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Sept 4 -- SPU Women's Soccer Holds Steady at No. 10
Seattle Pacific University stayed at No. 10 in the NCAA Division II women's soccer rankings following a couple more convincing victories.
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Sept 3 -- Falcons' Martinez Nabs Conference Women's Soccer Weekly Award
Sarah Martinez of Seattle Pacific University was selected as the Great Northwest Athletic Conference player of the week following two sparkling offensive performances.
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Sept 1 -- Teague Scores 7 Points in 7-1 Women’s Soccer Win Over Cal State Stanislaus
Meredith Teague scored twice and assisted on three plays for seven points as No. 10 Seattle Pacific University (4-0-0) beat Cal State Stanislaus 7-1 in a non-conference women’s soccer game Saturday afternoon at Interbay Stadium.
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Aug 30 -- Oakes Goal Lifts Falcon Women Over Seawolves
Shannon Oakes struck for the game's only goal in the 65th minute as 10th-ranked Seattle Pacific University (3-0-0) remained perfect in the young season with a 1-0 win over Sonoma State in a women's soccer game at Interbay Stadium Thursday night.
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Aug 30 -- Back in Top 10, Falcon Women Get Busy (Weekly Women's Soccer Release)
After a fairly relaxed pace for the opening week, things get busy in a hurry for the 10th-ranked Seattle Pacific University women’s soccer team. The Falcons (2-0-0) play their next three games, including their first road test, in a span of five days, beginning with a visit by Sonoma State (1-1-0) Thursday night.
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Aug 30 -- Falcon Women Back in Top 10 of National Soccer Rankings
Seattle Pacific University has returned to the top 10 of NCAA Division II women¹s soccer rankings for the first time in 11 months. The Falcons (2-0-0) are No. 10.
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Aug 27 -- Martinez Hat Trick Proves Difference in Women's Soccer Win
Sarah Martinez scored a pair of first-half goals less than four minutes apart and notched her second career hat trick in Seattle Pacific University's (2-0-0) 4-1 non-conference women's soccer win over Humboldt State Monday at Interbay Stadium.
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Aug 23 -- 12th-Ranked Falcons Blank Hawaii Hilo, 4-0, to Open Women's Soccer Season
Sarah Martinez scored twice, including the first of two Falcon goals in the opening 12 minutes, as 12th-ranked Seattle Pacific University blanked Hawaii Hilo 4-0 in a women's non-conference soccer game Thursday night at Interbay Stadium.
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Aug 22 -- No. 12 Women Host 4 to Open Soccer Season (Weekly Women's Soccer Release)
Knee-deep in the heat of summer and still more than a month before the first class bell, the 12th-ranked Seattle Pacific University women’s soccer team takes to the home pitch to kick-off the 2007 season. The Falcons start with a four-game home stand, opening Thursday night against Hawaii Hilo.
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Aug 15 -- SPU Women Favored to Recapture GNAC Soccer Title
Bumped from their roost a year ago, the Seattle Pacific University women's soccer team is expected to climb back atop the Great Northwest Athletic Conference in 2007. The Falcons got the nod over defending champion Seattle University in the GNAC preseason coaches poll.
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Aug 14 -- Women's Soccer Ranked No. 12 in Preseason National Poll
For the fourth year in a row Seattle Pacific University starts the women's soccer seasons with a national ranking. The Falcons are No. 12 in the NSCAA/adidas preseason coaches poll after finishing last year at No. 14.
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Jun 17 -- 7 of First 8 SPU 2007 Women’s Soccer Matches at Interbay
Seattle Pacific University’s women’s soccer 2007 season should gather momentum from the outset as the Falcons play seven of their first eight games at home. The Falcons, who have played for the Far West Region championship each of the last four years, open their campaign Aug. 23.
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