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...

Seawolf cross-country wins both men’s and women’s conference titles

On Oct. 26, the Seawolf cross-country teams traveled to Billings, Montana to compete in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference Championships. In addition to an...

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...

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’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.

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...

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...

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...

Seawolves running to success

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

Cross Country brings home another sweep of championships

UAA followed up their victory in Fairbanks with a solid win against Western Washington University (WWU) on Oct. 20 winning the match 3-0. The ‘Wolves were lead by senior outside hitter Jackie Matthisen and junior setter Kimya Jafroudi. Matthisen led the match with 12 kills and also set Seawolf history becoming the fifth player in UAA history to have 1,000 recorded career kills.

Cross Country teams look to improve in 2010-11

Coming from an extremely successful 2009-10 season, the Seawolves were able to sweep the Hawaii Pacific Invitational. UAA is nationally ranked among Division II schools...

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.

UAA XC sweeps Big Wave Invitational

KANEOHE, Oahu — Led by individual wins from Micah Chelimo and Susan Tanui, the Alaska Anchorage men's and women's cross-country teams picked up their second consecutive team titles by sweeping the Hawaii Big Wave Invitational on Saturday morning.

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.

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 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...

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.

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...

Seawolf XC notches fifth top two finish of the year

UAA continues their successful cross country season with another victory

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...

UAA cross-country sweeps home meet

The UAA cross-country meet at Kincaid Park was a starting line for the season, where the men and women both finished in in the top four spots for both teams. With a 18 minute finish in the 5K race was senior Ruth Keino crossing the finishing line 46 seconds before the second place finisher.

‘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.

Running down UAA’s cross-country team’s monster start

For the Seawolf cross country team’s, winning is a tradition. Like clockwork, both squads have jumped off to another 2-0 start. It’s the fourth straight time the runners have opened the season in that fashion. And they rarely slow down the pace.

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...

Emmah Chelimo becomes West Region champion two years in a row

The Seawolf cross-country teams traveled to Monmouth, Oregon on Nov. 9 to compete in the NCAA Division II West Region Championships. Seven men and...

Cross Country team looking forward to what’s ahead

Seawolves cross country has been off to a great start this year. So far they have had two very successful showings. Both the men...

Life after college sports

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Seawolf athletics set to lose many talented student-athletes as 2019-2020 graduates

With the fall semester of the 2019-2020 school year coming to a close, many UAA student-athletes are finding themselves in the final competition season...

UAA skiing and indoor track saved

An initial proposal to cut both sports was overturned