Seawolf XC notches fifth top two finish of the year

UAA continues their successful cross country season with another victory

Crow Pass Crossing no longer a UAA event

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

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.

Meet the Seawolves: Alex West

Cross Country Year: Sophomore Previous School: Skyview HS Hometown: Soldotna, AK Major: Civil Engineering Cross Country Accomplishments: In high school Alex did not participate in cross-country, instead she spent...

UAA skiing and indoor track saved

An initial proposal to cut both sports was overturned

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...

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...

UAA cross country runner Keino lets her running do all the talking for her

Despite her quiet persona, Keino is helping lead the UAA Cross Country Women’s team to new heights in the West and National polls. “She’s a...

Nationally ranked cross-country team off to early success

The men's and women's cross-country teams are off to a great start for their 2017 campaigns.

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...

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...

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...

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...

One-shoe wonder: Felix Kemboi wins 5K race in surprising turn of events

UAA freshman from Kenya didn't let a lost shoe prevent him from winning the indoor 5-kilometer race at the Great Northwest Athletic Conference Championships Feb. 16-17.

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.

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...

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.

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.

Seawolves running to success

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

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...

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.

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...

Renergized runners return to competition

After a successful start to the UAA Cross Country Team’s 2011 season, they seem to have hit the calm before the eye of the...

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

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...

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.

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.

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...

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...