Monthly Archives: October 2014

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 »

O’Leary wins twice, second once for Wyoming swim team

October 30, 2014

University of Wyoming All-American Ryan O’Leary of Seward got his senior season off to a strong start against No. 24 Denver. The swimmer won the 100 freestyle in 46.68 and was second in the 200 free in 1:43.40. O’Leary, of Seward High fame, was also part of the victorious 4×400 free relay team in 3:04.22.

Leigh flirts with double-double for Quinnipiac spikers

The Quinnipiac University volleyball team is having a down year, but middle hitter Allison Leigh of Palmer is playing at a high level. The 6-foot-3 sophomore had nine kills and eight blocks in a three-set loss to Hartford. She also had an attack percentage of .273; the team hit .216. It was her second-highest kill… Read more »

Horn continues to deliver for German pro team

October 28, 2014

Alysa Horn of Kodiak kept her pro team Osnabruck in first place in the German second division’s North Division after a 71-68 victory over Hannover. Horn scored 25 points and went 6-for-6 from the free-throw line. She is now shooing 90 percent from the line. The former UAA star leads her team in scoring at… 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 »

Kauffman finds end zone, nears 800 career yards

He doesn’t get the touches like he used to but Justin Kauffman of Anchorage can still be effective. The senior running back at Adams State University scored his sixth career touchdown on a 5-yard run in a 41-34 victory over New Mexico Highlands University. His touchdown came late in the third quarter and capped an… Read more »

Maley continues career season as Wagner placekicker

October 25, 2014

Wagner College placekicker Bryan Maley of Eagle River kicked two field goals and remained perfect from inside 40 yards as the Seahawks beat Central Connecticut 20-10 in New England. Maley made a pair of kicks from 23 yard fields out and both extra points. He is now 8-for-8 on short field goals, making all five… Read more »

Pasquale leads team at private college championships

Viterbo University runner Chris Pasquale of Anchorage was his team’s top runner at the Wisconsin Private College Cross Country Championships. Viterbo finished second, two spots better than last year. Pasquale, of Bartlett High fame, finished sixth out of 73 runners in the 8-K race in 27:54. The Alaskan was nearly a half minute ahead of… Read more »

Hancock remains unbeaten for No. 7 TCU equestrian team

October 24, 2014

Super sophomore Kari Hancock of Anchorage maintained her undefeated record despite No. 7 Texas Christian University losing 11-8 to No. 3 Baylor in Texas. The Alaska rider improved to 3-0 on the season and in the process earned her third Most Outstanding Player award. This follows her TCU Athlete of the Week honors after MOP… Read more »