Pacific University Firsts, Bests & Honors

Pacific Football


Pacific University was granted Oregon’s first charter providing for the establishment of an institution of higher education by the Oregon Territorial Legislature in 1849. Tualatin Academy was established for the “instruction of persons of both sexes in science and literature.”"   >> Read More


The multimillion dollar Lincoln Park Athletic Complex was a collaboration between Pacific University and the City of Forest Grove. The park includes separate stadiums for soccer/football/track, baseball and softball, one of only two nine-lane facilities in the Northwest and the world’s largest barber pole, a long-time feature of Forest Grove.    >> Read More


Pacific faculty helped research the Hi-Vis soccer ball for Nike. This yellow and blue ball is easier for fans, referees and players to see.   >> Read More

First, Bests & Honors 2012-13 PDF