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Dusty Meyer '19 playing baseball as a student
Former baseball player and current assistant coach Dusty Meyer ’19 is a recipient of a scholarship from the Roloff family.
Brittany Hartmann and Jordan Slavish
Brittany Hartmann '13, MAT '14 is prepared for America to see how she helps Santa make a fast getaway.
The results are in, and Pacific’s first Athletic Giving Days was a homerun, a touchdown, and a winning 3-pointer at the buzzer, all rolled into one!
Athletic Giving Days is Oct. 20-21, 2020!
Athletic Giving Days is happening from 8 a.m. Oct. 20 to 8 p.m. Oct. 21.
Dante Reid '20 in graduation gown, hat and stole
For Dante Reid '20, football was a way to navigate toward his chosen career in physical therapy.
DeAnn Fitzgerald ’81, OD ’84 of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, has become well known for her focus on using optometry as a way to manage athletes’ concussions. She has developed protocols for young athletes who suffer head injuries, and her work has been widely shared and emulated around the country.
Soccer Player kicks ball
Within the field of optometry, sports vision has emerged as a fast-moving specialty. And within sports vision, Pacific is a leader.
Boxers painted on Ledbetter Field
Football, soccer, rowing and volleyball will be postponed. Cross country, golf and tennis will be permitted to play this fall. “We are committed to supporting our student-athletes and their experience through these challenging times,” said Pacific University Athletic Director Keith Buckley. “Our coaches and staff continue to work diligently in developing a plan to provide our student-athletes a safe and valuable experience both this fall, as well as into the winter/spring competition schedules.”
Bonn died June 26, 2020. He served at Pacific from 1984 to 1992.
Screen shot of Boxer tennis Instagram video
Boxer student-athletes may not be able to practice with their teams, but they're still kicking, throwing and passing. Check out these creative videos featuring Boxer Athletics teams staying connected while staying home.

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