Athletics

Tim Whetstone & the Green Sea BY DANNY BARNTS Among the sea of painted faces at the 2014 Homecoming basketball games—though hard to spot at first through all the green paint—was PLNU university chaplain Tim Whetstone. Whetstone’s familiar face caused quite a few double takes as attendees walked by the...

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Sea Lions from Around the World PLNU’s athletic teams host a multitude of talent when it comes to everything from rebounds and free throws to goals, aces, and record-breaking relays. In addition to sports savvy, the Sea Lions boast quite a bit of diversity, with players hailing from across the country and...

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PLNU Wins the NCCAA Men’s Basketball Title BY DANNY BARNTS At the end of every basketball season, there are only a handful of teams throughout the country that can call themselves national champions, and in 2014, PLNU is a member of that elite group, as the Sea Lions took down...

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Sea Lions Win in OT to Thrill Sold-out Homecoming Crowd BY DANNY BARNTS Hayden Lescault catches the ball at the top of the key. He fakes right and drives left. Time is winding down and the clock is below three seconds. Lescault has beaten his man but there is another...

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Hall of Fame Honors New Inductees BY DANNY BARNTS The PLNU Athletic Hall of Fame will open its doors for the first time in five years to induct Bill Young (56), Mathias Sundberg (97), Erin Kellar-Hill (03), Jessica Mercado (05), Ashley (Strimple) (07) Bowman, Joe Prince (07), Amanda (Addie) (08)...

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Honea Sweeps the Heptathlon For some athletes, the thought of specializing in more than one athletic event can be daunting. But for junior Lindsay Honea, it’s just another day at the track. Honea competes in the heptathlon, which is comprised of seven events: 100 meter hurdles, high jump, shot put,...

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Catching the Rocket by Michael Dean Clark Early on the evening of Aug. 25, seven-time Cy Young winner and steroid-era lightning rod Roger Clemens sat in the locker room of the Sugar Land Skeeters, preparing, at the age of 50, to pitch professionally for the first time in five years....

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by Michael Dean Clark As we begin our first year in the NCAA Division II, we want to look back at some remarkable achievements by athletes who competed for PLNU in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). You may notice that our top-10 list is composed of only nine...

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