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Sports Briefs 10/27/2009

UAA CC: Seawolf women capture GNAC title UAA won its first-ever women’s conference team title, while the UAA men finished runner-up in the ninth annual Great Northwest Athletic Conference Cross Country Championships on Oct. 24th at the Apple Ridge Run course. UAA’s junior Marko Cheseto repeated as the GNAC’s male individual winner, leading the Seawolves […]

Sports Briefs 10/20/2009

UAA sweeps at SPU, claims share of first place Senior setter Calli Scott orchestrated a near-flawless offensive display Oct. 15 at Brougham Pavilion to lead UAA to a 25-17, 25-20, 25-17 sweep of Seattle Pacific in a battle for first place in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference volleyball standings. The Seawolves notched their fourth straight […]

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Lundberg powers UAA past SMU, 3-0 Powered by virtually unstoppable hitting from junior Cortney Lundberg, the Alaska Anchorage volleyball team rolled to a 25-18, 25-21, 25-16 victory over Saint Martin’s on Oct. 3rd at the Wells Fargo Sports Complex. UAA won its second straight match as Lundberg made school history with 17 kills on only […]

Sports Briefs (9/29/2009)

Seawolf women win Sundodger open race The UAA men’s and women’s cross country teams wrapped up a successful showing at the University of Washington’s 18th annual Sundodger Invite on Sept. 19 at Lincoln Park in Seattle. The No. 8 UAA women’s team won the open race for the second straight year, posting 22 points over Simon Fraser […]

UAA hires Orton as men’s assistant coach

UAA men’s basketball coach Rusty Osborne announced Tuesday that Ryan Orton has been hired as the Seawolves’ new assistant coach.

A native of Creswell, Ore., Orton brings extensive experience at both the Division I and Division II levels, including two seasons at Great Northwest Athletic Conference rival Northwest Nazarene.

Seawolves roll past Alumni squad

Sophomores Jackie Matthisen and McKenzie Moss combined for 24 kills Saturday as the UAA volleyball team had little trouble against a team of Seawolf alumni, delivering a 25-10, 25-23, 25-15, 25-8, 25-19 exhibition sweep at the Wells Fargo Sports Complex.

UAA also got 50 assists and 12 digs from senior setter Calli Scott, while Matthisen and senior Stacie Meisner led the way with 16 digs apiece.

UAA women add Washington JC standout to backcourt

The UAA women’s basketball team solidified its backcourt even further Monday when Head Coach Tim Moser announced that Kaitlin McBride, of Bothell, Wash., has signed a scholarship agreement to play for the Seawolves.

The 5’9” guard played her sophomore season at Yakima Valley (Wash.

UAA announces fields for 2009 Carrs/Safeway Great Alaska Shootout

UAA announced that it has completed its fields for the 2009 Carrs/Safeway Great Alaska Shootout, scheduled for Nov. 24-28 at Anchorage’s Sullivan Arena.

On the women’s side, host and three-time defending champion UAA will be joined in the four team field by Cincinnati, Coastal Carolina and Western Carolina.

Seawolves picked 7th in GNAC poll

The UAA volleyball team was picked to finish seventh in the annual Great Northwest Athletic Conference preseason coaches’ poll, released last Friday.

The Seawolves, who finished sixth in the nine-team league last year (15-14 overall, 7-9 GNAC), received 27 points in the balloting.

Crews and Hajdukovich to join Seawolf Hall of Fame

Paul Crews, the bedrock of UAA’s ski program for two decades, and Jim Hajdukovich, one of the most prolific men’s basketball players in school history, will comprise the Seawolf Hall of Fame’s Class of 2009. The announcement of the hall’s ninth class came Wednesday from UAA Director of Athletics Dr.

UAA signs L.A. JC forward Nick Pacitti

UAA head coach Rusty Osborne added another versatile front court player as he announced the signing of Nick Pacitti to a National Letter of Intent.

The 6’6″, 225-pound forward comes to UAA after earning All-South Coast Conference first-team honors as a sophomore last season at Los Angeles Trade Tech College, averaging 13.

Seawolves gain sizable D-I transfer

The Alaska Anchorage men’s basketball program got a big boost in the middle Monday as head coach Rusty Osborne announced that Division I transfer Malcolm Campbell, of Los Angeles, Calif., has signed a scholarship agreement.

Campbell, a 6-9, 255-pound center, comes to UAA after two years at the University of Hartford (Conn.

Utah JC standout joins UAA backcourt

Head coach Rusty Osborne added another accomplished junior-college guard to the Alaska Anchorage men’s basketball roster Thursday when he announced that Donnie Lau has signed a National Letter of Intent to play for the Seawolves.

Lau, 6-2, 190 pounds, comes to UAA from Snow College in Ephraim, Utah, where he dished 241 assists in his two seasons.

UAA track squads among nation’s academic elite

After receiving seven individual honors earlier in the week, both Alaska Anchorage track & field squads have earned recognition as a whole, placing high on the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association’s lists of All-Academic Scholar Teams for NCAA Division II.

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