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Track and Field Nationally Ranked

Sacramento– The University of Alaska Anchorage Outdoor Track and Field competed in Sacramento State Mondo Mid-Major Challenge from April 10 through April 12. UAA’s Cody Thomas, Junior, Decathlon, placed first in the 100-meter dash posting a time of 10.96. In the long jump Thomas placed first recording a jump of 6.99 meters and brought his […]

Cross-country teams keep staggering pace

The last time we caught up with the Seawolf cross country teams, they were undefeated heading into the midway point of the season. Not much has changed.

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.

Ivy O’Guinn leads the pack at the Stanford Invitational. (Photo courtesy of / Kelley L. Cox)

‘Wolves do well on California trip

The Seawolf men’s and women’s track & field team competed in the Stanford Invitational in Palo Alto/San Francisco, Calif. this past weekend. The team left California having produced a total of six NCAA qualifying times.

Ivy O’Guinn leads the pack at the Cal State Northridge Invitational. (Photo courtesy of

Seawolf Track & Field team ends indoor season with a bang, transition into outdoor success

The Seawolf track & field team closed its first season of indoor competition by out-doing all the other GNAC schools at the 2013 NCAA Division II Indoor Track & Field Championships.

The women’s indoor track team won first place at the 2013 Great Northwest Athletic Conference Indoor Championships. (Photo courtesy of UAA Athletics)

Catching up with the Seawolf track and field teams

The Seawolves are outpacing everyone’s expectations as they come up on the end of their first season of indoor track and field. The rookies just returned from the GNAC Indoor Championships where the women placed first, and the men took home second.

Freshman Cody Thomas posted a provisional national qualifying mark in the men’s heptathlon with 4,648 points. (Photo courtesy of Richard McEnery)

Race gun sounds for indoor track season

The Seawolf track & field team has begun its first ever season of indoor competition. The ‘Wolves started with a bang, too, notching 10 provisional qualifying times at the University of Washington Invitational.

UAA junior runner Micah Chelimo competes in the men's 3000-meter steeple chase at the Occidental Distance Carnival on March 16 in Eagle Rock California.

Seawolves vault, sprint, hurdle past records

UAA’s track and field team has been busy hurdling past UAA records in their three meets thus far in 2012, bringing fans excitement and showing promise for a victorious season for Seawolves this year.

Marko Cheseto has competed at the NCAA for a combined 4 career All-American titles, the most of any titles for Seawolf Athletics

Cheseto found alive, “extremely hypothermic”

UPDATE 5:30 am, 11/9/11:

Marko Cheseto has been found alive but is not out of the woods yet.

Cheseto walked into the Springhill Suites hotel located on University Lake by the UAA and APU campuses at around 3:30 am this morning. The hotel immediately contacted UPD .

In an official statement by UAA, Cheseto is said to be “extremely hypothermic” and has been taken to a local hospital for treatment.


Kangogo starts 2011 off, finally healthy

In 2008 when Alfred Kangogo joined the UAA cross-country team as a freshman he was quick to make a name for himself in the world of college athletics, receiving All-region and All-Conference honors.


Track season wraps up record setting season

This past season, the University of Alaska Anchorage had what most people would consider a relatively young track team, retiring only eight athletes from the program. Despite the low number of graduating seniors, the shoes these men and women walk in will be big ones to fill, and finding replacements won’t happen overnight, though hopefully will in the future.

Photo Courtesy if Kelley L. Cox

Meet the Seawolf: David Registe

Athletes come and go through the athletic program at UAA. Some have made more of an impression that others. David Registe, will be a Seawolf who has left his foot print permanently pressed into the legacy of UAA athletics. Registe, started his long and successful career with the UAA track and field team in 2007, […]

Photos courtesy of Kelley L. Cox

Track and field starts strong out of the gate

The University of Alaska Anchorage kicked off the 2011 Track and Field season the first weekend of March, in Las Vegas, Nevada at the UNLV Invitation. “It will be fun to see this all come together, we had a very strong cross-country season and a lot of new faces on the team” said Head Coach […]

Photo & Graphic Courtesy of UAA Athletics

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 sophomore from Kapenguria, Kenya, was found this morning (Saturday) in his home. All of the Seawolf Nation sends our thoughts and our prayer to his family, friends, teammates and coaches,” […]

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