Seattle Pacific University's Student Newspaper

The Falcon

Seattle Pacific University's Student Newspaper

The Falcon

Seattle Pacific University's Student Newspaper

The Falcon

Uriah Aguon

Uriah Aguon, Sports Editor

Uriah is a junior English: Creative Writing major. He has been with the Falcon since his freshman year, starting as a features writer, and is now the sports editor. Uriah hopes to remain on the Falcon staff throughout his time at SPU and continue writing in journalism following graduation.

All content by Uriah Aguon
Womens Rowing assistant coach Kenzie Waltar looks on on a launch during the Falcon Regatta on March 23, 2024, in Seattle.

Faith in rousing waters

Uriah Aguon, Sports Editor
April 16, 2024
The Seattle Pacific University open 4+ makes their way out on to Lake Union ahead of the start of their flight two race at the Falcon Regatta on Saturday, Mar. 23, 2024, in Seattle.

Rowing pilots through Vancouver

Uriah Aguon, Sports Editor
April 9, 2024
The Seattle Pacific University open 8+ competes in the American Lake Fall Classic on Oct. 8, 2023, in Lakewood. The women’s rowing team opens their spring season back at American Lake for the American Lake Sprints on Saturday, Mar. 9, 2024.

Budding season of athletics

Uriah Aguon, Sports Editor
March 5, 2024
Seattle Pacific University women’s golf head coach Tyler Copp poses for a portrait on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2024, in Seattle.

Copp plants tee at SPU

Uriah Aguon, Sports Editor
March 5, 2024
Seattle Pacific University forward Shaw Anderson (24) lays in the ball past a Northwest Nazarene player during the second half of a GNAC basketball game on Feb. 1, 2024, in Seattle.

Growing together, becoming more

Uriah Aguon, Sports Editor
February 29, 2024
Seattle Pacific University distance runner Annika Esvelt sprints to the finish line at the end of her 5,000 meter heat at The Dempsey Indoor track on Feb. 9, 2024, in Seattle.

Women’s team dominate at indoor GNAC

Uriah Aguon, Sports Editor
February 28, 2024

Power transfer, renewal, refocus

Uriah Aguon, Sports Editor
February 22, 2024
Seattle Pacific University womens rowing head coach Caitlin McClain poses for a portrait in the shell house on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2024, in Seattle.

Rowing through waters of life

Uriah Aguon, Sports Editor
February 20, 2024
Seattle Pacific University setter Avery Veenendall (L) and Seattle Pacific University opposite Coco Barnett (R) pose for a photo on media day, Aug. 18, 2023, in Seattle.

Dynamic bonds, competitive spirits

Uriah Aguon, Sports Editor
February 13, 2024
Seattle Pacific University forward Shaw Anderson (24) drives to the basket for a lay up during the second half of a GNAC basketball game against Northwest Nazarene on Thursday, Feb. 1, 2024, in Seattle.

Basketball pulls quadruple win

Uriah Aguon, Sports Editor
February 6, 2024
Junior forward Olivia Mayer (21) moves the ball up court against George Fox on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2023, at Royal Brougham Pavilion in Seattle.

Mayer’s successful return to play

Uriah Aguon, Sports Editor
January 30, 2024
Seattle Pacific University women’s basketball head coach Mike Simonson watches his players run the court during practice on Monday, Jan. 29, 2024, in Seattle.

Eight-year-long haul

Uriah Aguon, Sports Editor
January 30, 2024
Seattle Pacific University Sophomore Adam Haagenson hits a drive on the 12th tee at West Seattle Golf course on Friday, Jan. 27, 2023, in Seattle. A home course has yet to be chosen for the Womens golf team which is set to tee off in the fall of 2024.

Women’s golf coming soon

Uriah Aguon, Sports Editor
January 23, 2024
Senior runner Evan Carpenter crosses the finish line at the UW Preview on Saturday, Jan. 13, 2023, in Seattle.

Weighted shoulders, full plates

Uriah Aguon, Sports Editor
January 16, 2024
James Agony (right) celebrates a three-point bucket scored by a teammate during the second half of a basketball game between Seattle Pacific University and Douglas College on Friday, Dec. 8, 2023, in Seattle. SPU defeated Douglas college 114-53.

Those who help

Uriah Aguon, Sports Editor
January 9, 2024
Seattle Pacific sophomore Brady Boun warms up with a practice jump before competing in Spokane Invitational on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2023.

Training apart for winter break

Uriah Aguon, Sports Editor
December 23, 2023
Illustration by Uriah Ugon

Inconsistent power-ups

Uriah Aguon, Sports Editor
November 16, 2023
Sophomore guard Owen Moriarty (1) goes for a layup while defended by Nikias Schoenerstedt (33) and Jonas La Tour (left) during practice on Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2023, in Seattle.

Looking ahead, braving challenges

Uriah Aguon, Sports Editor
November 14, 2023

Limiting sports budget

Uriah Aguon, Sports Editor
November 7, 2023
Seattle Pacific University junior Annika Esvelt makes her way around the two kilometer loop at the Emerald City Open on Saturday, Oct. 7, 2023, at Woodland Park in Seattle.

Finishing strong, getting back up

Uriah Aguon, Sports Editor
November 7, 2023
Seattle Pacific University Womens Basketball center Schuyler Berry, right, goes up for a block on Forward Olivia Mayer, left, during practice on Friday, Sept. 29, 2023 in Seattle. File photo.

Tough start to long road

Uriah Aguon, Sports Editor
October 31, 2023
From left to right, Take Evans, Owen Moriarty, Jonas La Tour, Kyle Luttinen and Julian Mora huddle during a scrimmage against Bellevue College Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2023, in Seattle.

Early season start

Uriah Aguon, Sports Editor
October 24, 2023
Falcons gather together before their first launch of the morning.

When the spring season starts

Uriah Aguon, Sports Editor
October 17, 2023
Riley Suomi drives past Ethan Ortega during an intramural soccer game on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2023.

Intramurals lift off

Uriah Aguon, Sports Editor
October 10, 2023
Seattle Pacific University senior Brennan LeBlanc talks with his teammates ahead of the PLU Invitational 8k race in Tacoma, Wash., on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2023. The Falcons finished 5th overall and second out of the Division 2 competition.

Maximum team effort

Uriah Aguon, Sports Editor
September 19, 2023
Sydney Phluhacek poses for a photo during Seattle Pacific University Womens soccer media day on Friday, Aug. 18, 2023.

Falcon athletics welcomes new staff

Uriah Aguon, Sports Editor
September 13, 2023
Andrew Tran (right) talks with SPU men’s soccer head coach Kevin Sakuda (left) before a soccer game at Seattle University on Wednesday, April 5, 2023.

What makes sports adventurous

Uriah Aguon, staff writer
May 10, 2023
Jared Hubbell runs with the ball during a rugby match.

Rugby continuing to grow

Uriah Aguon, staff writer
May 2, 2023
SPU Cross Country Head Coach Chris Reed speaks with his team after the Puget Sound Invitational in Seattle on Saturday, Sept. 3, 2023.

Departing after a decade

Uriah Aguon, Staff Writer
April 18, 2023
The Seattle Kraken skate to congratulate Seattle Kraken goaltender Philipp Grubauer (31) after an NHL hockey game Thursday, April 6, 2023, in Seattle. The Kraken won 4-2 clinching a playoff spot for the first time in franchise history.

Coming back with a clinch

Uriah Aguon, staff writer
April 11, 2023
Vanessa Aniteye crosses the finish line in a D2 leading 800 meter time of 2:08.74 at the UW invite on Jan. 27. 2023. That time would improve to 2:06.84 at the National Championships to win Aniteye a national title in the 800m.

A fairy tale ending

Uriah Aguon, staff writer
March 16, 2023
Shaw Anderson and Zak Paulsen low-five during their game against Simon Fraser at Royal Brougham Pavilion on Feb. 4, 2023 in Seattle, Wash.

Thriving together on and off court

Uriah Aguon, staff writer
February 14, 2023
SPU student Adam Haagenson lines up his driver behind the ball before teeing off during a round at West Seattle Golf Course in Seattle, Wash. on Jan. 27, 2023.

Waiting another year to putt

Uriah Aguon, staff writer
January 31, 2023
xFormer SPU athletic director Jackson Stava (center) hands coach Grant Leep the game ball from his 100th win at the helm of the SPU mens basketball team as Zack Paulsen (right) looks on.

What they left behind

Uriah Aguon, staff writer
January 10, 2023
x

Red wings can fly

Uriah Aguon, Staff Writer
November 1, 2022
Illustration by Mia Eshima

If you start it, they will play

Uriah Aguon, Staff Writer
October 25, 2022
x

A place students need

Uriah Aguon, staff writer
October 18, 2022
Christian Bond smiles for the camera as he makes his way to Interbay Stadium for a womens soccer game in early September.

Forging new bonds

Uriah Aguon, Staff Writer
October 11, 2022
Successful six

Successful six

Uriah Aguon, Staff Writer
May 31, 2022
Illustration by Shianne Heeraman

The heart of all sports

Uriah Aguon, Staff Writer
May 17, 2022
Jason Rhine, SPUs new womens volleyball coach, previously coached at Colorado Christian University in Lakewood, Colorado. (Rio Giancarlo)

Twelve-year climb

Uriah Aguon, Staff Writer
May 10, 2022
Johnny Lo controls a ball during warm ups. (Rio Giancarlo)

Mind or matter?

Uriah Aguon, Staff Writer
May 4, 2022
When not devoting his time to track and school work, Gabriel loves music and enjoys playing guitar in his free time. (Courtesy of Gabriel Endresen)

More than athletes

Uriah Aguon, Staff Writer
March 1, 2022
Illustration by Vy Khanh Vu

Shining green of Guam

Uriah Aguon, Staff Writer
February 24, 2022
Heroes among us

Heroes among us

Uriah Aguon, Staff Writer
November 19, 2021
Illustration by Emma Najarian

Following footprints

Uriah Aguon, Staff Writer
November 4, 2021
Urban Involvement site leader Jordan Mielbrecht and two volunteers prepare dinner plates. (Courtesy of Jordan Mielbrecht)

Good samaritans of Seattle

Uriah Aguon, Staff Writer
October 8, 2021
Students line up for various concessions and attractions at Seattle Pacific Universitys first First Friday event of the year. This event is a campus tradition that happens at the beginning of every quarter. (Devin Murray)

Step right up!

Uriah Aguon, Staff Writer
September 24, 2021
Load More Stories
Donate to The Falcon
$2200
$2000
Contributed
Our Goal