Pacific Lutheran Lutes

All times Eastern
Overall: 6-18 - Conference: 4-12
11/17 vs. Chaminade W, 67-56 BX BX RC
11/20 vs. Concordia (Ore.) L, 73-68 BX RC
11/29 vs. Trinity (Texas) W, 75-63 BX BX RC
12/3 vs. Pacific * • W, 63-57 BX BX RC RC PH
12/4 vs. George Fox * • L, 83-45 BX BX BX RC RC
12/6 at St. Martin's L, 77-44 BX RC PH
12/18 vs. Evergreen St. L, 70-66 BX RC
12/21 at Texas Lutheran L, 78-70 BX RC
12/22 at Schreiner L, 65-62 BX RC
12/29 vs. UW-Stevens Point L, 74-53 BX RC
1/7 at Whitworth * • W, 86-60 BX RC RC
1/8 at Whitman * • L, 77-65 BX RC
1/11 vs. Puget Sound * • L, 66-41 BX BX BX BX RC PH
1/14 vs. Lewis and Clark * • L, 65-50 BX BX RC PH
1/21 at Linfield * • L, 73-59 BX RC
1/22 at Willamette * • L, 73-69 BX BX RC RC
1/28 at George Fox * • L, 68-65 BX BX RC RC
1/29 at Pacific * • L, 78-57 BX RC RC
2/4 vs. Whitman * • L, 65-61 BX RC PH
2/5 vs. Whitworth * • W, 58-57 BX RC PH
2/8 at Puget Sound * • L, 81-68 BX BX BX RC RC
2/12 at Lewis and Clark * • L, 81-55 BX BX RC
2/18 vs. Willamette * • W, 76-59 BX RC
2/19 vs. Linfield * • L, 64-58 BX RC PH

(* Conference; • Region)
All times Eastern
Overall: 6-18 - Conference: 4-12
12/3 vs. Pacific * • W, 63-57 BX BX RC RC PH
12/4 vs. George Fox * • L, 83-45 BX BX BX RC RC
1/7 at Whitworth * • W, 86-60 BX RC RC
1/8 at Whitman * • L, 77-65 BX RC
1/11 vs. Puget Sound * • L, 66-41 BX BX BX BX RC PH
1/14 vs. Lewis and Clark * • L, 65-50 BX BX RC PH
1/21 at Linfield * • L, 73-59 BX RC
1/22 at Willamette * • L, 73-69 BX BX RC RC
1/28 at George Fox * • L, 68-65 BX BX RC RC
1/29 at Pacific * • L, 78-57 BX RC RC
2/4 vs. Whitman * • L, 65-61 BX RC PH
2/5 vs. Whitworth * • W, 58-57 BX RC PH
2/8 at Puget Sound * • L, 81-68 BX BX BX RC RC
2/12 at Lewis and Clark * • L, 81-55 BX BX RC
2/18 vs. Willamette * • W, 76-59 BX RC
2/19 vs. Linfield * • L, 64-58 BX RC PH

(* Conference; • Region)

2010-11

George Fox 14-2 25-6
Lewis and Clark 14-2 21-7
Puget Sound 11-5 18-8
Whitman 9-7 15-11
Linfield 8-8 13-11
Whitworth 7-9 11-14
Pacific Lutheran 4-12 6-18
Pacific 3-13 7-18
Willamette 2-14 3-20

Past Records

2012-13 (6-17, 3-13 NWC)
2011-12 (7-18, 4-12 NWC)
2010-11 (6-18, 4-12 NWC)
2009-10 (7-18, 5-11 NWC)
2008-09 (14-11, 8-8 NWC)
2007-08 (14-11, 7-9 NWC)
2006-07 (13-11, 8-8 NWC)

Team Quick Facts

Coach: Kelly Robinson
Conference: NWC

Pacific Lutheran

Lutes

Enrollment (FT undergrads): 3109
Location: Tacoma, WA
Colors: Gold, Black
Region: West
Arena: Olson Auditorium (3200)
Official Website: Men | Women
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News Releases

February 16, 2013
10th-Ranked Lewis & Clark Handles Pacific Lutheran
PARKLAND – Lewis & Clark showed why it is the No. 10-ranked team in Division III women's...
February 15, 2013
Second Half Carries George Fox Past PLU
PARKLAND - George Fox found its sweet spot in the second half, outscoring host Pacific Lutheran by...
February 1, 2013
Linfield Wins First NWC Game at Pacific Lutheran's Expense
Pacific Lutheran's women's basketball team couldn't find its stride and fell to Linfield, 62-49,...
January 29, 2013
Loggers Pair are Double Trouble for Pacific Lutheran
Kelsey McKinnis and Amanda Forshay combined for 38 points and 18 rebounds on Tuesday night to lead...
January 26, 2013
Second Half Surge Pushes Whitworth Past PLU
PARKLAND - Despite a strong start, Pacific Lutheran's women's basketball team couldn't keep...
January 19, 2013
Pacific Lutheran Loses to Another Nationally Ranked Opponent
NEWBERG, Ore. - Pacific Lutheran shot just 26 percent for the game Saturday night as the nationally...
January 18, 2013
Nationally Ranked Lewis & Clark Handles PLU
PORTLAND - Pacific Lutheran saw its modest three-game Northwest Conference women's basketball streak...
January 12, 2013
Lutes Win Third Consecutive Conference Game
Saturday night's Northwest Conference women's basketball game ended in a third consecutive conferenc...
January 11, 2013
Lutes Rally In Second Half to Beat Pacific
TACOMA – Pacific Lutheran rallied in the second half to take a 52-44 win over visiting Pacific...
January 5, 2013
Early Lead Stands Up As Lutes Beat Linfield
McMINNVILLE, Ore. - Pacific Lutheran made a nine-point halftime lead stand up on the way to 56-52...
January 2, 2013
Loggers Break Away From Lutes for 74-46 Win
TACOMA – Puget Sound broke away from a tie game with a late first half run and carried that...
December 21, 2012
PLU Beats Berry to Finish 2-0 at Daytona Beach Shootout
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla - With a 55-53 victory on Friday afternoon against Berry College, the Pacific...
December 20, 2012
A Trio of Double-Doubles Leads Lutes to Victory
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Led by a trio of players with double figures in both points and rebounds,...
December 8, 2012
Two Solid Halves of Basketball Equals First Win for PLU
Pacific Lutheran played two solid halves of women's basketball on Saturday night in Olson Auditorium...
December 7, 2012
Northwest University Rallies Past Pacific Lutheran
KIRKLAND - Host Northwest University overcame a seven-point halftime deficit on Friday night to hand...
December 5, 2012
Potter's Big Night Not Enough for PLU in Loss to Saints
LACEY - Samantha Potter had a huge outing with 21 points and 16 rebounds Wednesday night but it...
December 1, 2012
Second Half Rally Comes Up Short for Lutes
SPOKANE, Wash. - Pacific Lutheran couldn't finish off a strong second half rally Saturday as...
November 30, 2012
Big First Half Deficit Too Much for PLU to Overcome
WALLA WALLA - Pacific Lutheran built itself a big first half deficit, and despite a strong performan...
November 27, 2012
Warner Pacific Pulls Away From Lutes, Spoiling Home Opener
PARKLAND - Warner Pacific scored 13 unanswered point during a 4 1/2-minute stretch of the first half...
November 17, 2012
PLU Falls to Division II Western Oregon in Season Opener
MONMOUTH, Ore. - Pacific Lutheran rallied from a 20-point second half deficit but in the end...
February 18, 2012
PLU Makes it Difficult on Bruins Before Losing 75-59
PARKLAND - If George Fox was going to finish the regular season with a perfect record, the Pacific...
February 17, 2012
Pacific Makes Late Run Work in Win Over PLU
PARKLAND - Visiting Pacific University parlayed an 8-0 run in the closing minutes Friday night to...
February 4, 2012
Bieker's Career High Helps Lutes Pass the Bucs
SPOKANE, Wash. – Mackenzie Bieker hit a pair of free throws with eight seconds left in...
February 3, 2012
PLU Can't Recover From First Half Struggles
WALLA WALLA - Pacific Lutheran scored just 15 points on 22 percent shooting in the first half and...
January 28, 2012
Potter Has Her Way Inside, Lutes Whip Bearcats
PARKLAND - Samantha Potter scored a game-high 23 points, most of those near the basket, to lead...
January 27, 2012
Second Half Woes Sink Lutes in 59-48 Loss
PARKLAND - Trailing Linfield by a single point at halftime, Pacific Lutheran shot just 23 percent in...
January 22, 2012
Smith's Big Game Not Enough For Lutes Against Bruins
NEWBERG, Ore. - Pacific Lutheran shot the ball well, piled up lots of assists and stayed with George...
January 21, 2012
Lutes End Losing Streak Behind Potter's Double-Double
FOREST GROVE, Ore. - Samantha Potter recorded her seventh double-double of the season and Pacific...
January 13, 2012
PLU Rally Comes Up Short as Pioneers Prevail
PARKLAND - Facing a 16-point deficit with four minutes remaining against the No. 8-ranked team in...
January 10, 2012
Lutes Take Loggers to OT Before Losing 65-58
PARKLAND - Pacific Lutheran rallied from a nine-point halftime deficit only to eventually drop a...
January 7, 2012
Women's Basketball Falls to Missionaries, 64-48
PARKLAND - Jenele Peterson scored 15 points and handed out nine assists on Saturday to lead the...
January 6, 2012
Potter Ties PLU Scoring Record but Lutes Fall
PARKLAND - Samantha Potter scored 36 points to tie a Pacific Lutheran women's basketball single-game...
January 2, 2012
Corban Pulls Away for 74-51 Win Over Pacific Lutheran
Tara VanWeerdhuizen had 12 points, 13 rebounds and eight blocks Monday night to lead visiting Corban...
December 27, 2011
Warner Pacific Defeats Pacific Lutheran, 77-61
PORTLAND, Ore. - Shelly Kilcup scored 21 points and Samantha Potter recorded her fourth double-doubl...
December 19, 2011
PLU No Match for Division II Seattle Pacific
SEATTLE - Seattle Pacific had its way with Pacific Lutheran on Monday night, rolling to an easy...
December 17, 2011
PLU Pushes Past Evergreen State, 65-58
OLYMPIA - Samantha Potter scored 21 points and Shelly Kilcup added 19 as Pacific Lutheran rallied...
December 10, 2011
Turnovers, Poor Shooting Doom Lutes
PORTLAND - Pacific Lutheran shot just 34 percent from the field and turned the ball over 28 times in...
December 8, 2011
Lutes Unable to Stop Hot-Shooting Saint Martin's
Saint Martin's shots 53 percent from the field, including 47 percent from three-point range, to...
December 2, 2011
Smith Doubles Up for Lutes in Win at Willamette
SALEM, Ore. - Katelyn Smith tallied 17 points and 12 rebounds to lead Pacific Lutheran to a 60-54...
November 29, 2011
Mid-Game Run Carries Northwest Past Pacific Lutheran
PARKLAND - Visiting Northwest University used a 22-4 run over a 12-minute period in the middle of...
November 25, 2011
Potter Nets Double-Double as Lutes Roll, 77-45
Samantha Potter scored 16 points and added 13 rebounds as Pacific Lutheran rolled past visiting St....
November 18, 2011
Kilcup's Double-Double Sets Tone for Lutes in Win
Pacific Lutheran was on fire this evening when it stepped on the court to face UC Santa Cruz in a...
February 19, 2011
PLU Women's Hoops Falls to Linfield in Finale
PARKLAND - A late rally sparked by a pair of seniors playing their final game came up short Saturday...
February 18, 2011
First Half Surge Carries PLU Past Willamette
PARKLAND - Pacific Lutheran used a 16-0 run over a four-minute period of the first half to break...
February 12, 2011
Lutes Can't Rebound Against Lewis & Clark
PORTLAND, Ore. - Lewis & Clark nearly doubled up Pacific Lutheran in rebounds and used that...
February 8, 2011
Lutes Unable to Overcome UPS Free Throw Advantage
TACOMA – Puget Sound moved into first place in the Northwest Conference women's basketball...
February 5, 2011
Lutes Plunder Pirates, Snap Losing Streak
PARKLAND - Pacific Lutheran frosh Samantha Potter scored 21 points and grabbed 17 rebounds and the...
February 4, 2011
Whitman Hits Free Throws When it Matters
PARKLAND - The Whitman Missionaries delivered on some late free throws and defeated the Pacific...
January 29, 2011
Pacific Hot, Lutes Not in NWC Women's Basketball
FOREST GROVE, Ore. - Pacific Lutheran shot just 31 percent from the field and lost the rebounding...
January 28, 2011
Heartbreaking Overtime Loss for PLU Women's Hoops
NEWBERG, Ore. - Pacific Lutheran battled defending champion George Fox on equal terms for 45 minutes...
January 22, 2011
PLU Falls to Willamette Despite Potter's 24 Points
SALEM, Ore. - Samantha Potter scored a collegiate best 24 points but it wasn't enough to prevent the...
January 21, 2011
PLU's 30-Game Win Streak Over Linfield Ends
McMINNVILLE, Ore. - Linfield ended a long string of futility against Pacific Lutheran in Northwest...
January 14, 2011
Pioneers Play in the Paint, Overpower Lutes
PARKLAND - The Lewis & Clark Pioneers were too much to handle in the paint for the Pacific...
January 11, 2011
Puget Sound Women Run Away From Pacific Lutheran
PARKLAND - Puget Sound rode the momentum of a 16-2 scoring spurt during a five-minute period in the...
January 8, 2011
Peterson Leads Whitman Past PLU Women, 77-65
WALLA WALLA, Wash. -- Jenele Peterson scored a game-high 23 points and Sarah Anderegg and Catelyn...
January 7, 2011
Lutes Scorch the Nets and Burn Whitworth
SPOKANE, Wash. -- Visiting Pacific Lutheran blistered Whitworth and the basket for 72 percent...
December 29, 2010
UW-Stevens Point Wears Down Lutes, 74-53
PARKLAND - Wisconsin-Stevens Point, ranked No. 10 in this week's D3hoops.com Top 25 national poll,...
December 22, 2010
Lutes Fall to Schreiner Despite Kilcup's 23 Points
KERRVILLE, Texas - Shelly Kilcup scored 23 points for Pacific Lutheran but it wasn't enough as the...
December 21, 2010
Lutes Rally From Huge Deficit, Come Up Short in the End
SEGUIN, Texas - Pacific Lutheran rallied from an early 21-4 deficit to take a lead in the second...
December 18, 2010
Geoducks Rally Past Pacific Lutheran, 70-66
PARKLAND - Visiting Evergreen State used a 17-0 run in the second half to get back into the game and...
December 6, 2010
PLU Not Able to Overcome Early Saints Blitz
LACEY - Saint Martin's scored the first nine points of the game, built a 27-point lead in the first...
December 4, 2010
Bruins Roll Past Lutes in NWC Women's Basketball
PARKLAND - George Fox, winner of four consecutive Northwest Conference women's basketball titles,...
December 3, 2010
Lute Comeback Provides Win in NWC Opener
PARKLAND - Pacific Lutheran found its first lead with just over seven minutes left in the game and...
November 29, 2010
Balanced Scoring Attack Carries Lutes Past Trinity
PARKLAND - Samantha Potter led a balanced Pacific Lutheran offense with 15 points and she also...
November 20, 2010
PLU Rally Falls Short in 73-68 Loss to Concordia
PARKLAND - Pacific Lutheran rallied from a 10-point second half deficit to pull within two points in...
November 17, 2010
PLU Women's Basketball Opens With 67-56 Win
PARKLAND - Melissa Pixler scored 14 points to lead the Pacific Lutheran Lutes to a 67-56 win over...

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