Monthly Archives: September 2013

Leigh sizzles for Quinnipiac in loss [Volleyball]

September 30, 2013

Freshman Allison Leigh of Palmer slammed a season-high 11 kills to go with a .333 hitting percentage for Quinnipiac in a five-set loss to Manhattan in MAAC action in Riverdale, N.Y. The 6-foot-3 middle hitter surpassed her previous high of 10 kills and delivered her highest attack percentage in six weeks. Leigh, of Colony High… Read more »

Lujan throws, runs for TD in win [Football]

September 28, 2013

Chabot College quarter Zach Lujan of Anchorage accounted for two touchdowns and orchestrated a drive for the game-winning field goal in a 20-17 triumph over Diablo Valley in California Community College Athletic Association action. The freshman signal caller completed a season best 13-of-20 passes for 221 yards. He connected with Martin Stefon on an 80-yard… Read more »

Wilson playing like RMAC’s best keeper [Soccer]

September 27, 2013

How good has Anchorage’s Jared Wilson been in goal this year? The Adams State keeper had possibly his worst performance of his college career tonight against Regis – giving up two goals in one half – and still leads the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference in save percentage [.875]. The 6-foot-2 senior has allowed just four… Read more »

Carver climbs Seattle Pacific scoring list [Soccer]

September 26, 2013

They can’t all be pretty, but they all count, and this goal helped Soldotna’s Blaine Carver moved into seventh place on the Seattle Pacific University all-time scoring list. The senior striker scored his 19th career goal in a 1-1 draw with Northwest Nazarene in NCAA D2 action in Seattle. It came in the 11th minute… Read more »

Cobb shines in loss to No. 1 Virginia [Soccer]

Slowed by injuries for most of the last year, Chugiak’s Kelly Cobb appears to be full strength again. The Duke University junior forward today enjoyed her best offensive production since 2011, scoring a goal and assisting on another against No. 1 Virginia in a 3-2 loss. She scored in the ninth minute after using her… Read more »

SWAC player of the week goes to Lewis [Soccer]

September 24, 2013

Anchorage’s Aaliyah Lewis of Alabama State has been named Southwestern Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Week after a four-goal outburst. The freshman forward netted her first college hat trick in a 7-1 win over South Carolina-Beaufort, scoring goals in the third, 47th and 59th minute. Lewis, of Dimond High fame, started the week with… Read more »

Lewis earns 40th career singles win [Tennis]

Anchorage’s Emma Lewis of Bowdoin College accomplished a major milestone over the weekend at the Cissie Leary Invitational in Philadelphia. The senior tennis player picked up her 40th career singles victory with a hard-fought 7-5, 6-4 triumph over Minami Okaijima of Temple. Lewis, of South High fame, is now 40-25 in her college career. Bowdoin… Read more »

Toomey, St. John’s upset No. 2 team [Football]

September 22, 2013

Griffin Toomey of Anchorage had a near perfect punting performance to help the University of Saint John’s deliver an upset special over No. 2 ranked St. Thomas. Making just his second college start, the sophomore booted a punt 64 yards in the fourth quarter and put another one inside the 20 as Johnnie Football won… Read more »

Faber among CAA goalkeeper leaders [Soccer]

September 21, 2013

Alaska has plenty of women playing NCAA D1 soccer, but not many men. Dylan Faber of Anchorage is one of the few. The 6-foot sophomore is the starting goalkeeper at Northeastern University and one of the top keepers in the Colonial Athletic Association. Faber, of West High fame, leads the CAA in saves [23] and… Read more »