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.

UAA skiers ninth at championships

Disappointing end to season for Kanady

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.

Ski team hosts pair of meets, continues to impress

  The UAA Ski Team was able to claim a fourth place team finish at the UAA Invitational, taking place at both Kincaid Park (Nordic)...

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.

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.

Seawolf Nordic Ski Team races up in standings

For the first time since 2009, the Seawolf Ski Team hosted the first of two Nordic races Feb. 4 at Kincaid Park in the Alaska Anchorage Invitational. The day kicked off a week’s worth of events being hosted by the Ski program including the rest of the UAA Invitational and start of the Seawolf Invitational.

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...

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.

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...

Seawolves host first home meet of the season

With meets spanning from Girdwood to Kincaid, UAA hosts the first and only home meets of the 2016-2017 ski season.

Highlighting Alaska’s Olympians

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

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

The Hungarian Olympian in the 49th state

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

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,...

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...

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.

Ski season lifts off at Hatcher Pass

Non-profit organization is fundraising to bring a chairlift to the area, riders may be able to volunteer time in exchange for tickets

Two of UAA’s top ski coaches set to resign this year

After seven years head ski coach Trond Flagstad is throwing in the towel and resigning. He isn't the only memorable ski coach at UAA resigning however. Assistant ski coach, Mandy Kaempf will also be leaving after five seasons with the team.
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...

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

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...

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.

A new crop of Seawolf skiers

After the temporary cut of the UAA ski teams in October 2016, the program has come back stronger than ever with the addition of many new athletes.

Hailey Swirbul: The freshman standout

Swirbul managed to make it all the way to the NCAA Skiing Championships, and be the top finisher for the team, in only her first season competing for UAA.

Life after college sports

Featuring Jesse Miller, Curtis McKillop and Kiki Robertson

Swirbul competes in Junior World Championships

UAA sophomore traveled to Switzerland to compete with top junior skiers from around the world.
Helen Wilson and Austin Huneck, recruited by UAA associate coach Andrew Kastning, will appear on UAA’s Nordic skiing team in 2019. Photo courtesy of UAA Media Relations.

Kastning adds two accomplished skiers to the roster

UAA Nordic ski team’s associate coach Andrew Kastning kept busy during the winter break, adding new names to his roster. Included in his new...

Early ‘Ski-wolves’ training leads to top 15 finishes

The Seawolves traveled down to Montana and Utah for the final week of winter break to kickstart the 2016-17 season.

Three-time All-American Marine Dusser of France is the new assistant coach for Nordic skiing

“Marine had a very successful career as a Seawolf skier, and I'm excited to have her join our coaching staff,” Kastning said.