Posts Tagged: Soccer

Alaskans accounting for 47 percent of Lane soccer team’s offense

October 12, 2017

Whenever the Lane Community College women’s soccer team scores a goal, chances are an Alaskan played a role in making it happen. The Titans feature four freshmen starters from The Last Frontier, including leading scorer Danielle VanOrd from Anchorage. Overall, Alaskans have produced 47 percent of the team’s total offense with 33 of 71 points…. Read more »

NCAA’s active career goals, points leader is Anchorage’s Lewis

October 11, 2017

Ariela Lewis of Anchorage has scored more goals and racked up more assists than any other player in NCAA D1 women’s soccer. The Alabama State University senior striker is the country’s career leader with 53 goals and 134 points. She ranks fourth with 28 assists. Lewis, of Dimond High fame, has continued her scoring spree… Read more »

Touray continues to pepper keepers, bags 5th goal for Tacoma

October 5, 2017

Anchorage’s Bubacar Touray isn’t afraid to take his shot for the Tacoma Community College men’s soccer team. The freshman midfielder leads his team and ranks seventh in the NWAC with 30 shots. He’s also his team’s best offensive weapon. Touray, of West High fame, bagged his fifth goal in a 2-0 win over Belluvue College… Read more »

Southern Oregon remains undefeated when Waite scores a goal

September 30, 2017

Anchorage’s Aislinn Waite is a lucky charm for the Southern Oregon University women’s soccer team. The sophomore midfielder scored the game-winning goal in the 68th minute to secure a 1-0 win over Northwest Christian in Springfield, Oregon. Waite, of Service High fame, has two goals on five shots on net this year for the NAIA… Read more »

Lewis coping with life on ASU soccer team without twin sister

September 22, 2017

For the first time in her life, Anchorage’s Ariela Lewis is playing soccer without her twin sister. “I played with Aaliyah for 18 years and to not have her on the pitch is sad,” Ariela told me. “She was my better half – except when we went one-on-one.” Together, they made up the NCAA’s top… Read more »

Touray nets fourth goal of the season for Tacoma CC soccer

September 18, 2017

Anchorage’s Bubacar Touray vowed to reward the Tacoma Community College men’s soccer team for being the only NWAC school to recruit him. He has lived up to his word. Touray, of West High fame, leads the team with four goals and eight points in eight games after scoring in a 2-1 win over Bellevue College… Read more »

Alaskans Van Allen, Lyken each score in NAU soccer win

September 11, 2017

Alaska soccer was celebrated in Flagstaff, Arizona, as Anchorage’s Haleigh Van Allen and Malia Lyken each scored goals to provide the Northern Arizona University women’s soccer team with a 2-1 win over Pacific. It’s not often when two Alaskans find the back of the net in the same NCAA D1 game, but this NAU duo… Read more »

Four Alaska soccer players converge on Whitworth University

August 31, 2017

With the addition of newcomers Jack Sedor and Azzam Azzam, the number of Alaskans on the Whitworth University men’s soccer team has doubled since last year. The new faces joined Whitworth veterans Blake Hepler and Britton Clifford to give the NCAA D3 Pirates in Spokane, Washington, four former all-stars in the Cook Inlet Conference. In… Read more »

Lyken’s goal in 86th minute lifts Northern Arizona to 1-0 win

August 25, 2017

After knocking on the door just minutes earlier, Malia Lyken of Anchorage knocked in her second chance to give Northern Arizona University its second win in three games to start the college soccer season. The sophomore scored the winning goal in the 86th minute in a 1-0 win over Grand Canyon in a NCAA D1… Read more »

Alaskans Lewis, Wilson square off in D1 soccer game in Alabama

August 22, 2017

Graduates from the same high school, Anchorage’s Ariela Lewis and Mia Wilson faced off as college opponents for the first time. Lewis scored a goal for Alabama State, but Wilson’s Jacksonville State team won 3-1 to give her bragging rights during a NCAA D1 women’s soccer game in Oxford, Alabama. Last year’s game between the… Read more »