Skiing without snow

UAA’s Nordic and alpine ski teams are excited to get back on the snow and fine-tune their skills before competition season starts

Skiers head to New Mexico at midway point of season

With a season-best second place and numerous fourth-, fifth-, and sixth-place finishes, the Seawolves are still on the prowl for a top-three finish outside...
Liam Wallace is one of ten Seawolves to qualify for the National Championships. Photo by Skip Hickey.

Wallace and Roenning lead the ‘Skiwolves’ to NCAA National Championships

The Seawolf ski team has been putting in its best efforts after completing the NCAA West Region Championships and nearing the end of the...
Alpine skiers Didrik Nilsen, Tony Naciuk, Georgia Burgess and Li Djurestaal placed within the top-10 at the Eldora Giant Slalom. Photo credit: Skip Hickey

‘The green machine:’ how Jenna DiFolco describes the ski team

UAA's Nordic ski teams recently traveled to Vermont to compete in the U.S. Nordic National Championship. Leading the way for the women's team in the...

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 compete in paired RMISA Championships and NCAA West Regionals

The Seawolves have six high-ranking athletes in NCAA qualifications, including: Dominic Unterberger (men's slalom), Georgia Burgess (women's slalom), Charley Field (women's giant slalom), Toomas Kollo (men's Nordic), Hailey Swirbul (women's Nordic) and Jenna DiFolco (women's classic).

Volleyball and skiing earliest to sign on new members

With the official NCAA signing season taking place, volleyball and skiing are the first teams at UAA to sign new athletes.

Anderson receives top coaching job

A coach is the ultimate leader of the pack. They are role models and teachers to their athletes. They are responsible for teaching more than just the rules of a game, but the rules of life as well. This position is one that cannot be filled by just anybody; it takes a special kind of person. After five years as the head alpine coach at UAA, Sparky Anderson will lead the UAA ski team as the ‘Wolves new head coach of the program.

Student athletes’ roads to recovery

Behind the spotlight are numerous athletes that deal with severe injuries, hoping to soon be able to contribute to their teams’ success.

Senior athletes Sheely, Svejcar and Hooe complete their final collegiate seasons

After four years of collegiate athletics, UAA seniors reflect on their careers in their respective sports.

Seawolves host NCAA West Regional Championships

UAA hosted the 2019 NCAA West Regional Championships for skiing Feb. 20-24. Alpine races were completed at Alyeska Ski Area on Feb. 22 and...

Ski team uses Alaska Nordic Cup as training for next season

Our UAA ski team will kick off their official season in Park City Utah on January 8, 2011 to start off the new year. On...

Highlighting Alaska’s Olympians

Seventeen athletes local to Alaska qualified and competed in the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics

Turnagain Arm run earns $4,000 for UAA ski team

200 local runners lined up on May 25th to race for your UAA Seawolf ski team. No more than 200 people were allowed to race, a rule set by the State Park. Running veterans Matias Saari and Najeeby Quinn won the 8-mile battle for the 13th annual Turnagain Arm Trailhead race.

UAA Nordic finishes what alpine started

After the commencement of the Alpine portions of the UAA and Seawolf Invitationals, Nordic picked up last week in Kincaid.

Seawolf skiing takes on UAF rivals at Alaska Nordic Cup

The UAA and UAF nordic ski teams kicked off the start of their 2018-19 season over the weekend with the 15th annual Nordic Cup,...

Life after college sports

Featuring Jesse Miller, Curtis McKillop and Kiki Robertson

UAA Skiing makes debut in less than a month

After training for months, the UAA Ski Teams are back in action in January and are prepared for a successful season.

Seawolves ready for hard competition at NCAAs

The UAA ski team posted a record-breaking regular season and is now headed to the NCAA Championships March 7-10. For the second time in program history the ski team qualified a whole team for the NCAA Championships.

Seawolf skiers kick off their season with an in state rivalry meet

It is the beginning and they have a clean slate. On December 5 and 6, the UAA Ski Team has their first meet, a...

Casey Wright sets off to Pyeongchang

“I’m sure it’ll be lots of butterflies for her on that type of stage, but no matter what she does, she made it there, she worked hard to get there and her result will make us proud,” Kastning said.

UA looks to cut six sports across the state

This academic year will likely encompass the final collegiate seasons of skiing and indoor track and field in the state of Alaska, as a...
Freshman Sigurd Roenning posted the top finish at the New Mexico meet. Photo courtesy of Skip Hickey.

Seawolves travel to University of New Mexico to compete in ski meet

Over the first weekend of February, the UAA ski team traveled to New Mexico to compete in the Drew Judycki Memorial Jade Enterprises Invitational....

Andreas Adde raises the bar for UAA alpine skiing

Without question, the face of UAA Alpine Skiing belongs to sophomore Andreas Adde. Adde, from Osteras, Norway, made quite an impact his freshman year, and...

Swirbul accumulates two All-Americans at nationals

Over the weekend of March 7, 12 Seawolves traveled to Colorado to compete in the national ski meet

Meet the Seawolf: Lukas Ebner

Lukas Ebner is one of the top Nordic men skiers at UAA. I was honored to have the chance to interview him this past week about the season, Germany, and painted nails.

Seawolf ski team able to take down fifth in Utah

The Utah Invitational came to an end Jan 22 with the University of Alaska Anchorage seawolves in fifth place, and a score of 658.5...

Four new ‘skiwolves’ added to the roster

It's already July and UAA coaches are working to secure last-minute signers to their teams. Head Ski Coach Sparky Anderson has been successful in...

Swirbul competes in Junior World Championships

UAA sophomore traveled to Switzerland to compete with top junior skiers from around the world.

Ski team sixth in Utah Invitational; finishes out Montana State Invite

Hungarian Berecz takes job as assistant