Athletics plays an integral role in the student experience at Pacific University. Over one-third of the undergraduate student participates on one of the university's 24 intercollegiate athletics programs.  Additionally, many more students, faculty and staff take part in the university's intramural offerings.

Intercollegiate Athletics

Pacific's offers 24 intercollegiate athletics programs, which compete as members of NCAA Division III. Men's programs are offered in baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, soccer, swimming, tennis, indoor and outdoor track and field, and wrestling. Women's programs are offered in basketball, cross country, golf, lacrosse, rowing, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, indoor and outdoor track and field, and wrestling. Junior varsity programs are offered for men's and women's basketball, baseball, softball, volleyball, and men's and women's soccer. Pacific also offers club programs in cheerleading, handball and rugby.

Pacific University is a charter member of the Northwest Conference, which was founded in in 1926. Other member schools are George Fox University, Lewis & Clark College, Linfield College, Pacific Lutheran University, the University of Puget Sound, Whitman College, Whitworth University and Willamette University.

Learn more about the Boxer Athletics program on the Pacific University Athletics website.

Intramural Sports

Pacific University offers an active intramural program, providing a competitive option for those who don't wish to compete in intercollegiate programs. Intramural teams are open to all current Pacific students (undergraduate and graduate), faculty and staff.  Intramural offerings have included flag football, basketball, soccer, tennis, volleyball, mushball and volleyball.

Learn more about the intramural program on the Intramural Sports website.

Stoller Center

The Athletics Department manages the Stoller Center, the university's 96,000-square-foot indoor athletic complex. The Stoller Center features a gymnasium with three courts for volleyball and basketball play, a fieldhouse with a FieldTurf playing surface, three racquetball and handball courts and a 5,000-square-foot weight and fitness center. Use of the Stoller Center is free to current Pacific University students, faculty and staff. A limited number of community memberships are available for those from outside the Pacific Community.

Stoller Center Hours

During The Academic Year

Part of all of the facility may be closed periodically for special events.

Monday through Thursday, 7 a.m. to Midnight
Friday, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Sunday, 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. 

Summer & Holiday Hours (Including Christmas Break & Spring Break)

Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Closed weekend & holidays.

For more information on the athletic program, intramural program and our athletic facilities, please visit the Pacific Athletics Website.

Important Contacts

Athletic Department | 503-352-2848

Ken Schumann | Director of Athletics

Lauren Ebsensen | Associate Athletic Director

Brandi Sahlfeld | Athletic Department Secretary

Greg Bradley | Facilities Manager

Eric Pitkanen | Head Athletic Trainer

Danny Kambel | Sports Information Director

Angela Moberg | Director of Intramurals & Recreation