Posts Tagged: Soccer

Anchor of top-ranked defense, Tarver named All-Big Sky

November 5, 2014

Durable and versatile, Sarah Tarver of Juneau is one of the senior leaders for the Northern Arizona University women’s soccer team. She hasn’t missed a game in her career, playing all 75. She has earned all-league honors in the Big Sky Conference at three different positions. Tarver earned her first All-Big Sky First Team selection… Read more »

Naylor seizes opportunity to start, score for Concordia

October 31, 2014

Playing in a system with the Concordia University men’s soccer team that allows him space in the open field, Zak Naylor of Anchorage has capitalized with a slew of goals. The junior transfer has scored five times in the last nine games, his most recent coming in a 3-2 win over Northwest Christian in NAIA… Read more »

Change in formation brings Lewis back to life on pitch

October 27, 2014

A tuned-up offense has Aaliyah Lewis of Anchorage back in rhythm on the soccer field. The Alabama State University sophomore has orchestrated a scoring spree for the record book – 12 goals, 8 assists in seven games. “I think it all has to do with our change in formation,” she told me. “My two teammates,… Read more »

Cobb notches 25th goal of star-studded Duke career

October 26, 2014

Chugiak’s Kelly Cobb scored in her first start with the Duke University women’s soccer team four years ago and today she scored in her final home game. The senior striker now needs one more goal in the season finale to reach the top 10 in school history. With her team down 1-0 entering the second… Read more »

Naylor scores twice, propels Concordia into first place

October 21, 2014

When the Concordia University men’s soccer team recruited Anchorage’s Zak Naylor it was because of his strength, technique and ability to score goals. He hasn’t disappointed. Naylor bagged two more goals in a 4-0 road win over Northwest University in Washington in a battle for first place in the Cascade Collegiate Conference. The junior transfer… Read more »

Lewis nets back-to-back hat tricks for Alabama State

October 14, 2014

When you average more than a point per soccer game, chances are you’re going to have huge games. Well, Anchorage’s Aaliyah Lewis had a humongous week. The Alabama State sophomore striker scored eight goals in three games over seven days, including back-to-back hat tricks. The former Alaska player of the year torched Arkansas-Pine Bluff and… Read more »

Querin torments Regis, named RMAC defender of the week

Something about playing Regis University brings out the best in Colorado Mesa University men’s soccer player Oliver Querin of Palmer. He has four goals in 44 career games – all four of them against Regis. Querin struck again, scoring the lone goal as Colorado Mesa beat NCAA D2 No. 8 Regis 1-0 in a matchup… Read more »

Jelinek nets winner for nationally ranked Carnegie Mellon

October 11, 2014

Just a freshman, Keely Jelinek of Anchorage is already logging big minutes and making big plays for Carnegie Mellon University, ranked fourth in NCAA D2 women’s soccer. The center defender scored the game winner in a 2-1 win over No. 12 University of Chicago, which pushed Carnegie Mellon’s record to 9-0. Jelinek’s first college goal… Read more »

Naylor bags goal, assist in Concordia victory

October 8, 2014

Anchorage’s Zak Naylor converted his first three-point game in his young career with the Concordia University men’s soccer team. The junior transfer scored a goal and assisted on the game winner in a 3-1 victory over Northwest Christian University in Oregon. He scored in the 12th minute after corralling a deflection and beating the keeper… Read more »

Lewis nets two goals, now has 23 in 32 career games

October 5, 2014

Where would the Alabama State University women’s soccer team be without Aaliyah Lewis of Anchorage? The sophomore striker scored both her team’s goals in a 3-2 loss to Howard in NCAA D1 action in Alabama. Lewis has scored or assisted on all eight goals Alabama State has in 11 games this season. The former Alaska… Read more »