In recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Pacific University is offering a movie screening that shines a light on the ways in which we can rebuild society and shift culture. Also meet members of the Confidential Advocate Network on April 26.
Pacific University Athletics
COVID-19 Update: The Northwest Conference (NWC) has made the decision to suspend all spring sport competitions and NWC Championship events. The NCAA has also canceled all remaining winter and spring NCAA Championships. Pacific Athletics will suspend all practices and competition for varsity, junior varsity and club programs until further notice. Coaches will be in contact with student-athletes with additional information. In addition all intramural activities and recreation fitness classes are also suspended until further notice.
Find more information on our COVID-19 & Student Athletes page.
Athletics plays an integral role in the student experience at Pacific University.
Over one-third of undergraduate students participate in one of the university's 24 intercollegiate athletics programs. Additionally, many more students, faculty and staff take part in the university's intramural sports.
Division III Intercollegiate Athletics
Pacific 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 baseball, men's basketball, softball and volleyball.
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.
Thuy Williams, assistant coach of the Boxers’ women’s lacrosse team, recently shared her story in Behind the Whistle, the official blog of the IWLCA, and in U.S. Lacrosse Magazine.
Noah Lewis ’22 has known adversity. But that’s OK, because it’s given him a chance to rise above it. Lewis recently was featured in a story on JokerMag, a digital media platform devoted to telling inspiring underdog stories in sports.