Seawolves eliminated by Cal State San Bernardino from West Regionals

San Bernardino's Torline steals show with 30 kills

No. 11 Seawolves overcome No. 25 Wildcats in 5 sets

UAA's Mackey and Zanders combine for 26 kills in balanced attack

GNAC crown within reach for volleyball team

An automatic birth to the NCAA Division II West Regional Championships is at stake for the Seawolf volleyball team, who’s sitting atop the GNAC standings. But the lead — and margin for error — is slim. Four other teams are hunting the Seawolves: Western Washington, Northwest Nazarene, Seattle Pacific and Central Washington. Any missteps could open the door for one of them to claim the conference.

Meet the Seawolf: Morgan Hooe

The Northern Light recently caught up with Morgan Hooe, the freshman setter on the Seawolf women’s volleyball team. Hooe is a hometown product, having grown up here in Anchorage, Alaska. Along with sophomores Sarah Johnson and Katelynn Zanders, she’s one of the three South High School alumni currently on the Seawolves’ roster.

The weekend primer: Volleyball team squares off at home

The Seawolf volleyball teams back home this weekend for two matches against fellow GNAC squads, the Northwest Nazarene Crusaders and Central Washington Wildcats. Both visitors are sitting in the top half of the GNAC standings. The two crews have also tangled with the Seawolves earlier this season, with each of them losing 3-1 in their own backyards.

Digging into the volleyball team’s weekend opponents

The Seawolf volleyball team is diving right into conference play this weekend with games versus the Seattle Pacific Falcons and Montana State Billings Yellowjackets. The first match pits the Seawolves against a Falcons team they split wins with in 2012.

Seawolves sweep up Yellowjackets

The Seawolf volleyball team laid down a professional win Thursday night. Every cog of the team ran smoothly, and the result was a victory over the Montana State University Billings Yellowjackets in straight sets.

Seawolves fall to 16th ranked Vikings

The Seawolf volleyball team couldn’t find their groove Saturday night. As a result, the Seawolves suffered a loss at the hands of the Western Washington University Vikings.

Seawolves rally to take out Nanooks

The Seawolf volleyball team put their heart on display Saturday night. Down two sets to none, they rallied back to defeat the University of Alaska-Fairbanks Nanooks in a thriller.

Seawolves show resilience, win against Central Washington

The Seawolf volleyball team notched a gutsy victory against the Central Washington Wildcats from Ellensberg, Thursday night. The victory came after the Seawolves allowed the Wildcats to come back from being down two sets. A resilient performance in the fifth set gave the Seawolves a 25-19, 25-21, 26-28, 17-25, 15-10 win.

Lady Seawolves beat Alumni in annual pre-season game

The UAA women’s volleyball team took home victories in four of the five sets played during the first scrimmage of the season Saturday. The Lady...

Wins at home keep UAA Volleyball team in playoff contention

The Seawolf volleyball team finished up their final home series of the season in style this past weekend with pair of crucial league wins that keep them in the thick of the postseason picture. UAA got started in a blowout match against Northwest Nazarene University (NNU) on Nov. 3. The ‘Wolves bounced back from a defeat in their last game (a 1-3 loss at Seattle Pacific on Oct. 29) by showing no signs of shaken confidence. The end result would be a 3-0 thrashing of the visiting Crusaders. “Seriously, we wanted to beat them more than anything this game,” said junior outside hitter Nikkie Viotto.

Seawolves sit atop GNAC after wins over WWU, SFU at home

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...

UAA stomps Nanooks to keep pace in GNAC

The UAA Volleyball teamcrushed UAF in an energeticmatch Oct. 15 supported by oneof the best fan turnouts UAA hasseen so far this year of nearly 800people. The girls swept the first set25-16 followed by a close secondset, 25-22. “Fairbanks did really well thesecond set they picked up theirgame a lot,” sophomore middleblocker Robyn Burton said. “Theyhad a lot of ups and had some goodserves. We had a few misreads onour side of the net, but we lookedpast it and did what we had to doon our side to win it.”

Seawolves follow conference opening loss with strong win

The UAA women’s volleyball team ended their first pair of home games going one for one. Following the Sept. 8 loss (3-2) to Western Oregon University (WOU), the ‘Wolves took down Saint Martins in the first three frames at their second home match. “We know we can win, it’s not a question of that. It is being comfortable out there. It’s doing our job and focusing on the moment and each play one at a time,” junior outside hitter Nikkie Viotto said.

Meet the Seawolf: Lauren Slaymaker

After two years at Skagit Valley College in Mount Vernon, Washington, Lauren Slaymaker has returned to her hometown to compete on the UAA women’s volleyball team. As a sophomore in 2009, Slaymaker was named the NWAACC North Division First Team performer.

Seawolves have work to do to return to playoffs

The UAA Volleyball team competed in their final road trip of the season this past weekend. The Wolves’ competed against Northwest Nazarene on Nov....

Volleyball team sets up for WWU showdown

Coming off a loss against the rival UAF Nanooks and a pair of GNAC wins, the UAA volleyball team sets its sights on a...

Volleyball Seawolves are out to defend their title

It couldn’t have been much sweeter last year for the Seawolves Volleyball team and Head Coach Chris Green. All they did was rattle off...

Seawolf spikers wrap up conference play with their last two home games

With only two games left in the season, the UAA Seawolves have accomplished a lot this season. They have produced at least 20 wins, beating...

UAF heads to Seawolf territory for their chance to try and take down No....

Though it’s not a Cinderella or a coach Carter story, the tale of the Seawolves Volleyball season is one for the books. Win after...

UAA volleyball has longest winning streak of the season

From 7-5, 5-4 and 4-2, three sets to none, is how the UAA Seawolves beat GNAC powerhouse, Seattle Pacific, tying UAA with Seattle for...

Seawolves defend number one spot with Saints and Wildcats out for revenge

The closer things get to the end, the more we begin to think about what has passed. Like the bright light at the end...

Seawolves hope to beat Falcons and Crusaders to become conference champions

All or nothing; it’s a fairly simple focus. Many teams and people have used this mentality as a means of motivation, and the UAA...

Seawolves head to UAF and face a rivalry showdown against Nanooks

The Seawolves will be looking to avenge a loss from last October to their in-state rival, the UAF Nanooks, this weekend. UAA will travel up to...

Seawolves to battle it out with WOU Wolves

Though they have had a busy schedule on the road, the Seawolves volleyball team is finally home for more than one game. After their recent...

Seawolves travel south to challenge number one Vikings

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