Posts Tagged: Track and Field

Ealum part of Liberty 4×400 school record, ASUN team title

May 18, 2019

Tanner Ealum of Anchorage helped Liberty University win the women’s team title at the Atlantic Sun Conference Track and Field Championships in Jacksonville, Florida. In the final event of the night, she ran leadoff in the 4×400-meter relay that set a school record of 3:35.77. Ealum had a 54.5 split. She just missed a gold… Read more »

Evanoff qualifies for NWAC Championships on last chance

May 16, 2019

Palmer’s Everett Evanoff wanted one last crack at earning a qualifying time for the 400-meter run. The Southwestern Oregon Community College sophomore got his opportunity and made the most of it by clocking a time of 51.65 seconds at the SWOCC Last Chance meet in Coos Bay, Oregon. Evanoff, of Colony High fame, finished second… Read more »

Furlong helps Dakota State 4×1 relay post NAIA qualifying time

May 4, 2019

Soldotna’s Brenner Furlong helped Dakota State University capture the men’s 4×100-meter relay title at the 94th annual Dakota Relays at Howard Wood Field in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The relay team hit a national qualifying time of 41.54 seconds in the race, which is currently the 13th fastest in NAIA this year as well as… Read more »

Ostrander wins close finish with fastest NCAA steeple in 2019

May 2, 2019

Kenai’s Allie Ostrander is rarely tested in the women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase, but she faced a stiff challenge from the University of New Mexico’s Adva Cohen at the Payton Jordan Invitational in Stanford, California. The Boise State University All-American runner from Alaska eked out a victory over the Israeli international by just five-hundredths of a second… Read more »

Liberty sweeps 4×400 relay titles, thanks to Ealum and Todd

April 28, 2019

The 4×4 relay is like a 4×4 truck because it’s rugged and requires a strong motor. Good thing Liberty University features two rough-and-tough runners from Alaska. Anchorage’s Tanner Ealum and Michael Todd have etched their names in the record book among the fastest men’s and women’s 4×400-meter relay teams for the NCAA D1 school in… Read more »

Ostrander runs to personal record in 1,500 at Clay Invitational

April 19, 2019

Boise State University track and field star Allie Ostrander of Kenai was one of several runners to secure personal records at the Bryan Clay Invitational in Azusa, California. She placed ninth out of 143 finishers in the women’s 1,500-meter run with a time of 4:14.76. She put herself in contention to receive a bid to… Read more »

Ostrander sets new 10K mark, her 7th school record at Boise St.

March 31, 2019

Kenai’s Allie Ostrander etched her name once again in the Boise State University record book, this time clocking a school record in the women’s 10,000-meter run at the Stanford Invitational in California. Ostrander owns at least seven school records for the Broncos and is No. 2 in three other events, in addition to her 10… Read more »

Ostrander becomes NCAA All-American for 10th time for Boise St.

March 10, 2019

Kenai’s Allie Ostrander walked away with her 10th career All-American finish after running to a fourth-place finish in the women’s 3,000 meters at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships in Birmingham, Alabama. With the pack constricted into a tight group, Ostrander found herself trapped in the inside lane towards the back of the field…. Read more »

Fried and brothers Theisen team up for All-American relay finish

March 9, 2019

Alaskans Levi Fried of Kodiak and brothers Jonah Theisen and Jordan Theisen of Kenai were part of an All-American finish for Black Hills State University at the NCAA D2 Indoor Track & Field National Championships in Pittsburg, Kansas. They, along with Tristan Hepp of Wyoming, qualified ninth but took sixth in the finals of the… Read more »

Theisen earns prestigious postgraduate scholarship from NCAA

March 6, 2019

Black Hills State University senior cross-country and track and field runner Jonah Theisen of Kenai has earned a prestigious NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship. “I’m extremely grateful to be able to receive this amazing scholarship to continue my education towards a PhD in Chemistry,” he said. “It is very rewarding knowing my hard work in both athletics… Read more »