National champion Kurgat leads ‘Shewolves’ to fifth-place finish

The senior from Eldoret, Kenya finished the 6-kilometer course in 20 minutes, 32.3 seconds, about 20 seconds ahead of second place finisher Sarah Berger of Walsh University.

Track and field heptathlete transitions into cross-country runner

Yvonne Jeschke came to UAA from Au am Rhein, Germany in 2015 as a hurdler and heptathlete for the Seawolf track and field team. The...

Fall 2017 UAA Athletics recap

Karolin Anders is a former member of the UAA track and field team. The accomplishments of UAA’s athletic department have already added up to an...

An extreme triathlon with a twist

The Alaskaman Extreme Triathlon debuted for the first time on July 15 as nearly 200 athletes competed in the 142-mile event.

UAA alumni give back to their high schools through coaching

To coach at the middle and high school level in the Anchorage School District, coaches must be certified and pass the Alaska Coaches Education...

Life after college sports

Featuring Jesse Miller, Curtis McKillop and Kiki Robertson

Seawolves running to success

Caroline Kurgat takes the win and paces the women’s team to a third-place finish in Conference Crossover

Crow Pass Crossing no longer a UAA event

UAA recently announced that the event will be taken over by Healthy Futures.

Runners show Halloween spirit at the 2018 Zombie Half Marathon

With the days getting colder and snow capping the mountains, Anchorage residents know the holiday season was coming up, starting with Halloween. Preparing for...

Seawolf Athletics keep busy over winter break

With the majority of UAA's athletic teams now in season, the athletes kept busy with games, meets, training and traveling.

NCAA Championship calls for the Seawolves

Kurgat took the individual title, leading the women’s team to a second-place finish, while the men’s team finished fifth overall at the West Regional Championship

Seawolves head into cross-country season without Michael Friess for first time in 29 years

Earlier this summer, head cross-country coach Michael Friess announced his retirement from the department after leading the cross-country and track and field teams for...

‘Shewolves’ and ‘Hewolves’ place first and second at conference championship

Caroline Kurgat took the individual women's win about a minute ahead of second place finisher Mary Charleson of Seattle Pacific. Senior All-American Edwin Kangogo led the men's team with his runner-up finish.

UAA athletes volunteer at local jamboree

The North Anchorage Jamboree is one of the three city-wide initiatives to get children active and has recently celebrated its 34th birthday. Hosted by...

UAA’s running phenomenon: Caroline Kurgat

Currently balancing a major in both medical laboratory science and nursing, Kurgat was honored with the prestigious title of NCAA Division II Female Scholar Athlete of the Year. This was the first time in UAA history that a track and field or cross-country athlete was awarded the title.

2018-19 Bill McKay Athlete of the Year announced

Each year, UAA athletes commemorate the end of the school year by holding an athlete department all-sport banquet. This year, the banquet took place...

Catch up with UAA cross country

Only two meets in, the Seawolves are nearly half-way done with the season. The team only has one more regular season meet before the...

Kurgat named XC Athlete of the Year

Kurgat adds the individual national win and Athlete of the Year title to several other awards, including three USTFCCCA National Athlete of the Week awards and two Great Northwest Athletic Conference runner of the week awards.

Five women represented UAA at track and field nationals

Five standout runners from UAA traveled to Charlotte, North Carolina at the end of May to compete in the Division II Outdoor National Championships. Caroline...

Seawolves sweep GNAC cross country championships

With only three regular season meets completed so far, the Seawolves took off to Monmouth, Oregon on Nov. 3 to compete in the Great...

Standout runner named Athlete of the Year

Two Kenyan locals, Caroline Kurgat and Edwin Kangogo were nominated for their respective men's and women's Athlete of the Year awards.

Only UAA GNAC Runner of the Week

In the brief span of the UAA cross country season, the team and many individuals have proven themselves after having only run in two...

Cross-country teams debut seasons with in-state rivalry meet

The UAA men’s and women’s cross-country teams traveled to Fairbanks on Aug. 31 to compete against UAF’s cross-country for a season opener. The Seawolves...

UAA skiing and indoor track saved

An initial proposal to cut both sports was overturned

Former UAA runner Danielle McCormick nominated for NCAA 2019 Woman of the Year

With the conclusion of her four-year, highly successful collegiate career, UAA’s Danielle McCormick was just announced to be a nominee for the NCAA Woman...

Chelimo remains undefeated at third cross country meet

After a local meet against UAF and a UNLV Invitational, the Seawolves traveled to Bellingham, Washington to race in the Western Washington Invite on...

Women’s XC team sweeps regional championships

On Saturday, Nov. 17, after a resounding success at the Great Northwest Athletic Conference Championships, the Seawolves set off to Billings, Montana to compete...

Seawolves conclude XC season at NCAA DII Championships

On Saturday, Dec. 1, the UAA cross country team took flight to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to compete in their final race of the season. Seven...

Cross-country dominates conference meet

The women's and men's cross-country team won overall at the conference meet.

Seawolf XC notches fifth top two finish of the year

UAA continues their successful cross country season with another victory