PC Pirate Athletics
The Peninsula College athletic program is among the strongest in the Northwest Athletic Conference (NWAC). With just four teams, the Pirates are a program to be reckoned with, winning all nine championships and 18 league championships since 2010.
The women's soccer team was ranked No. 4 in the nation in 2017, falling in overtime in the NWAC championship match to finish second. The Pirates won their seventh straight North Region championship.
The men's soccer team is also a dynasty, with eight straight conference titles in the past nine years and four NWAC championships. The 2017 PC men placed second in the North Region and bowed out in the quarterfinal playoffs.
As a program. Peninsula became the first college in NWAC history to win back-to-back men's and women's NWAC championships in 2012 and 2013.
The soccer teams play on Sigmar Field, arguably the best field in the NWAC. With the extraordinary artificial turf field, the reputation of our coaching staff, and the quality of education. Peninsula College has become a destination college for high school soccer stand- outs.
The Peninsula College basketball program also has an excellent reputation across the region. The men'steam is a perennial North Division powerhouse. The Pirates broke through in 2011 to claim Peninsula's first NWAC Championship since 1970 and last year, under Head Basketball Coach Mitch Freeman, went all the way to the NWAC championship game before falling in overtime to take home the second-place trophy. They have reached the post season every year for five straight years, capturing a third place NWAC trophy in 2015 and a league championship trophy in 2016. Coach Freeman's run to the championship game after finishing second in the North bolstered his a I ready-strong reputation as one of the premier men's basketball coaches in the NWAC.
The Peninsula College women's basketball team is every bit as strong under head coach Alison Crumb, a Port Angeles product who played for Peninsula before coming back to coach the Pirates. The PC women have qualified for the NWAC Championship
Basketball Tournament eight straight years and in 2015 win their first NWAC Championship in the history of women's basketball. Coach Crumb was named NWAC Coach of the Year. Entering her tenth year as head coach. Crumb has established herself as one of the young professionals to watch in the intercollegiate basketball community and is quietly building a program that, like soccer, is becoming a destination program for high school basketball standouts from up and down the west coast.
Off the field. Peninsula College athletes participate in community service projects and play a significant role in the development of young players through the Peninsula Soccer Academy and Peninsula Basketball Camps, as well as engagement in elementary, middle school and high school mentorship programs and school clinics.