Posts Tagged: Soccer

Lewis picked SWAC Preseason Offensive Player of the Year

August 12, 2015

After winning top player honors in the Southwestern Athletic Conference in each of the last two years, it should come as no surprise Aaliyah Lewis of Anchorage is the favorite this year. The Alabama State University soccer star has been selected SWAC Preseason Offensive Player of the Year in a vote by league coaches and… Read more »

Lewis sisters go to World Cup, hang out with idol Mia Hamm

June 22, 2015

Twins Ariela and Aaliyah Lewis of Anchorage got the shock of their life when their parents planned a surprise trip to the Women’s World Cup in Canada. The one-game trip got even better after they watched Team USA beat Nigeria 1-0 and took a selfie with soccer icon Mia Hamm in the box seats at… Read more »

State title game hero Sedor signs with D1 Marshall

June 5, 2015

Anchorage’s Jack Sedor plays soccer with controlled rage. The 18-year-old forward is a powerful force you can’t ignore. The two-time Gatorade Alaska Player of the Year certainly caught the attention of NCAA D1 Marshall University in West Virginia. The Dimond High senior has signed his letter and will be eligible to play this fall. “It’s… Read more »

Van Allen continues Alaska soccer pipeline to Northern Arizona

April 22, 2015

She has carved her own footprint on the soccer field, but Haleigh Van Allen of Anchorage will follow in the footsteps of other Alaskans at Northern Arizona University. The two-time finalist for Alaska Gatorade Player of the Year has signed with the NCAA D1 Lumberjacks to continue a trend of Alaska women playing college soccer… Read more »

Naylor to play in Evergreen Premier League with Vancouver

April 3, 2015

He has succeeded at every level of soccer, from high school to junior college to NAIA. Anchorage’s Zak Naylor wants to climb the ladder and will take another step by playing this summer with the Vancouver Victory of the Evergreen Premier League in Washington. The amateur men’s league is affiliated with the United States Adult… Read more »

Jelinek named first team all-conference for Carnegie Mellon

December 4, 2014

After starting all 19 games and helping the Carnegie Mellon University women’s soccer team reach the NCAA D3 playoffs, freshman Keeley Jelinek of Anchorage was rewarded with a spot on the all-conference first team. The center back was a defensive dynamo for the Tartans, who ranked tenth in the nation in goals against average [.371]…. Read more »

Alaskans help Colorado Mines reach first NCAA final four

December 3, 2014

Two Alaskans are taking part in something historic with the Colorado School of Mines women’s soccer team. The seventh-ranked Orediggers have reached the NCAA D2 semifinals of the national tournament for the first time and will place eighth-ranked Rollins on Thursday in Kentucky. Chugiak’s Kendra Bulawa and Anchorage’s Maddie Woodard are both seniors on this… Read more »

Tarver earns assist in final game with Northern Arizona

November 16, 2014

Juneau’s Sarah Tarver capped her college soccer career in style, earning an assist in her final game with Northern Arizona University in a 4-2 loss to Arizona State in the NCAA College Cup. It was the first time Northern Arizona had reached the NCAA tournament since 2009, with Tarver’s senior class leading the turnaround and… Read more »

Faber lifts Northeastern into CAA tourney semifinals

November 10, 2014

Dylan Faber of Anchorage didn’t begin the season as the starting goalkeeper for the Northeastern University men’s soccer team. But there’s no doubt he’s the No. 1 guy now. Saving his best for the end of the season, Faber has stopped 55 of the last 56 shots he’s faced to post a 2-0-1 record in… Read more »

Lewis would gladly swap POY award for NCAA team berth

November 7, 2014

It’s been a rewarding week for Alabama State University soccer player Aaliyah Lewis of Anchorage. But she hopes the best is yet to come. The super sophomore striker won Southwest Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Year honors earlier in the week. Then she scored her 17th goal of the season to help Alabama State… Read more »