Women's Soccer Sweeps NWC Major Awards
The four-time Northwest Conference Champion Pacific Lutheran University women's soccer team monopolized the conference's postseason awards on Tuesday, winning all four major awards while eight Lute student-athletes earned All-NWC accolades. Read More
Soccer Clinches Fourth Straight NWC Title
Trailing George Fox University 1-0 late in the second half at East Field on Saturday, the Pacific Lutheran University women's soccer cranked up the intensity to force overtime and freshman Meghan Michels scored her second goal in 12 minutes to lift the Lutes to a 2-1 victory. The win, coupled with a loss by the University of Puget Sound, allowed PLU to clinch its fourth straight Northwest Conference Championship. Read More
Seth Spidahl, the current technical director for the nationally renowned and locally based Washington Premier Football Club, was named women’s soccer head coach and director of soccer at Pacific Lutheran University on Feb. 2, 2012.
Under Spidahl’s direction, the Lutes have grown into a regional and national power, winning three consecutive NWC titles and making two trips to the NCAA Division III Tournament while boasting a 33-2-5 record on the turf at East Field since 2015.
Spidahl’s crew captured a share of the program’s third consecutive NWC crown in 2018, finishing the season with a 13-3-4 overall record and a 12-2-2 mark in conference action. The Lutes posted 11 shutouts during the season and ended the year with six All-Conference selections and three All-Region honorees, including Liz Griffith landing NWC Offensive Player of the Year laurels. Continue
Kate Green joined the Pacific Lutheran womens soccer coaching staff prior to the 2013 fall season.
Green boasts coaching experience at both the club and intercollegiate level, including a previous stint at PLU as a womens soccer assistant in 2004. She currently assists the Washington Premier team ECNL and is the head coach of the junior squad after serving as head coach of both the Puget Sound Slammers and Rainier Valley Slammers in recent years.
Along with her time at PLU, Green also assisted the womens soccer program at her alma mater The Evergreen State College in 2009, where she twice earned all-conference honors as a player. Her playing career includes time with the Tacoma Stars semi-pro indoor team and the Seattle Hibernian Saints semi-pro outdoor team, along with Seattle University.