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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.

UAA XC sweeps Big Wave Invitational

KANEOHE, Oahu — Led by individual wins from Micah Chelimo and Susan Tanui, the Alaska Anchorage men’s and women’s cross-country teams picked up their second consecutive team titles by sweeping the Hawaii Big Wave Invitational on Saturday morning.

Micah Chelimo

Cross Country brings home another sweep of championships

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 were lead by senior outside hitter Jackie Matthisen and junior setter Kimya Jafroudi.

Matthisen led the match with 12 kills and also set Seawolf history becoming the fifth player in UAA history to have 1,000 recorded career kills.

Renergized runners return to competition

After a successful start to the UAA Cross Country Team’s 2011 season, they seem to have hit the calm before the eye of the storm. So far, the team has been nearly untouchable in competition. The ‘Wolves kick started their season on Sept. 1 with the UAA Invitational at Kincaid Park against the Slippery Rock […]

Photo by Spencer Mithcell

UAA cross-country sweeps home meet

The UAA cross-country meet at Kincaid Park was a starting line for the season, where the men and women both finished in in the top four spots for both teams.
With a 18 minute finish in the 5K race was senior Ruth Keino crossing the finishing line 46 seconds before the second place finisher.

UAA cross country runner Keino lets her running do all the talking for her

Despite her quiet persona, Keino is helping lead the UAA Cross Country Women’s team to new heights in the West and National polls. “She’s a quiet person, but she’s becoming more comfortable with the leadership that she has,” Head Coach Michael Friess said. Friess said that Keino doesn’t have to say much to be a […]

Cross Country teams look to improve in 2010-11

Coming from an extremely successful 2009-10 season, the Seawolves were able to sweep the Hawaii Pacific Invitational. UAA is nationally ranked among Division II schools in pre-season polls, with the women ranked third, following Adams State and Grand Valley State, which rank number one and two, respectively. The men also made the top 25, earning a […]

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Meet the Seawolves: Alex West

Cross Country Year: Sophomore Previous School: Skyview HS Hometown: Soldotna, AK Major: Civil Engineering Cross Country Accomplishments: In high school Alex did not participate in cross-country, instead she spent her fall season playing on the volleyball team. Alex did run in track though in high school and took sixth place at state her senior year […]

Cross Country team looking forward to what’s ahead

Seawolves cross country has been off to a great start this year. So far they have had two very successful showings. Both the men and women’s teams won in the home meet against Abilene Christian University. More recently at the Sundodger Invitational in Seattle, the women won the open race and the men placed a […]

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