The Hungarian Olympian in the 49th state

Two-time Olympian Anna Berecz now coaches the UAA alpine ski team as a graduate assistant coach

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 runner William Ritekwiang dies

On Feb. 19 UAA’s own student and athlete William Ritewiang passed away. “We are deeply saddened to report the death of William Ritekwiang. William, a...

Miller placed No.1 on MPSF all-academic team

After the conclusion of the 2017-18 gymnastics season, it was announced that six of the 14 women on the UAA gymnastics team were awarded...

Seawolf hockey transitions goalies from Mantha to Claeys

In addition to the departure of goalkeeper Olivier Mantha and six other senior players, head coach Matt Thomas' contract was not renewed, and he was released from his position. A nationwide search has begun for a replacement hockey coach for next season.

Meet UAA’s freshmen athletes

To kick off the 2017-18 school year and athletic seasons, some of UAA's incoming student-athletes shared their goals now that they've reached the collegiate level.

Athlete protests against racial inequality persist despite opposition

Protest has broken out over the country with athletes of all levels taking a knee during the national anthem. UAA athletes respond to the protest and its origins before Colin Kaepernick.

UAA head hockey coach released from position

After five seasons, Matt Thomas’ contract will not be renewed

Flag football: A road to nowhere

Flag football ranks the highest in participants in ASD, but there are a lack in opportunities to continue post-high school

Heads up: 2017-18 UAA basketball schedule preview

The UAA Athletics Department has released the new schedules for the 2017-18 season. With another college basketball season approaching, the time is right to...

Sullivan Arena fills scheduling gaps one year post-Alaska Aces

Upcoming events at the Sullivan Arena include Alaska Gun Collectors Association Spring Gun Show April 14-15, Ducks Unlimited Spring BBQ/Military Hunter's Night Out on April 27 and the TRAXXAS Monster Truck Tour May 11-12.

Four decades later: The end of the Shootout

The GCI Great Alaska Shootout will play in its 40th and final year over Thanksgiving 2017 before officially ceasing

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.

A closer look at the 2018 Mayor’s Marathon

Lauren Cuddihy is a member of the UAA track and field team. The Mayor's Marathon is not only the traditional summer solstice running event of...

Anchorage Lacrosse League gains local athletes’ support

The game of lacrosse has never been seen as one of the more popular sports in this country, much less the state of Alaska. But...

Adrenaline rush in the Alaskan backcountry

Over the weekend of April 12-15, competitors and spectators from all over the world met at Summit Lake for the annual Arctic Man race,...

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.

Seawolf gymnasts debut 2018 season

Having only one unofficial meet prior, UAA competed in their first regular season meet against Cortland.

UAA volleyball looks to get back on track after two historic seasons

UAA levels Simon Fraser with a show of brutal dominance.

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...

Mantha helps hold UAA hockey together for his final season

The three-time team MVP goaltender of the Seawolves is starting the season with national recognition for his success.

Travis Parrish: The long journey to the last frontier

Travis Parrish, a junior forward for UAA Men's basketball team, has had many stops on his way to becoming a Seawolf. It began in...

40th GCI Great Alaska Shootout will conclude an Anchorage tradition

Interim Chancellor Samuel Gingerich announced on Aug. 24 that the annual GCI Great Alaska Shootout will take place for the last time in 2017,...

League recognizes 50 greatest players

The Western Collegiate Hockey Association has announced that over 130 players from 13 past and present member schools are up for inclusion to the...

Show some spirit in the UAA Spirit Run

The start of the school year brings many opportunities for students to get involved and show their UAA spirit. A perfect time to get...

Alaska Aces fans rally behind goaltender

Jeff Barney's big day

For 40 years, Piccard has seen it all

Hired as the Director of Student Services when UAA was Anchorage Community College, Piccard played key roles throughout the university. Piccard was inducted into the Seawolf Hall of Fame in 2001 for his work helping expand an athletic department that only housed three sports at the time of his arrival.

Transfers and freshmen to populate 2018-19 athletic teams

With the 2018-19 athletic seasons in sight and pre-season training starting for several teams over the summer break, coaches are preparing their teams with new additions.

Cheer team hosts tryouts for 2018 – 2019 season

For questions and additional tryout information, contact Coach Tasarla Shaw at tdshaw2@alaska.edu.

UAA hockey finds its coach

Matt Curley, former head coach to the EC Red Bulls Juniors team out of Salzburg, Austria, is UAA's new head hockey coach