Monthly Archives: October 2018

Thompson named Pac-12 Goalkeeper of the Week for WSU

October 31, 2018

Fresh off helping the Washington State University women’s soccer team earn a draw against the defending NCAA champions, junior goalkeeper Rachel Thompson of Nikiski was rewarded by the conference. She was named Pac-12 Goalkeeper of the Week for the second time this season. Thompson matched a career high with nine saves in a 1-1 tie… Read more »

Duffy throws 6 TDs, named ARC offensive player of the week

October 30, 2018

Coming off a career day in the pocket, University of Dubuque quarterback Sean Duffy of Anchorage has been named American Rivers Conference Football Offensive Player of the Week. The sophomore transfer threw for a season-high 367 yards and six touchdowns in a 54-35 victory over Nebraska Wesleyan University. That’s more than the 459 yards and… Read more »

Tomasuolo throws TD in Dakota College-Bottineau playoff loss

October 29, 2018

Dakota College at Bottineau freshman quarterback Aaron Tomasuolo of Chugiak finished the season strong to build confidence going into next season. He was a late replacement under center in a 41-15 loss to North Dakota State College of Science during a Minnesota College Athletic Conference quarterfinal playoff game in Wahpeton, North Dakota. Tomasuolo, of Chugiak… Read more »

Manu scores goal, plays in 115th straight game for Merrimack

Felila Manu of Anchorage scored her first goal of the season for the Merrimack College women’s hockey team in a 5-0 win over Holy Cross during NCAA D1 action in Worcester, Massachusetts. It was the fifth career goal for the senior defenseman and her 20th career point. Manu, of East High fame, has collected 5-15—20… Read more »

Thomet among Oregon point scorers at Pac-12 Championships

October 28, 2018

Kodiak’s Levi Thomet was among the five University of Oregon runners who scored points for the Ducks at the Pac-12 Cross Country Championships in Stanford, California. The junior runner missed a top-30 finish by one second as he broke the line of the men’s 8K in 23:49. Thomet, of Kodiak High fame, was fifth among… Read more »

Balsan runs to second-team All-WAC honors for Grand Canyon

October 27, 2018

Two years after getting injured at the Western Athletic Conference Cross Country Championships, Anchorage’s Elizabeth Balsan returned and captured glory. The Grand Canyon University junior runner took 11th place out of 70 women in the 6K race in Seattle, Washington. That result earned the Alaskan All-WAC second team recognition for the first time. Balsan, of… Read more »

Ostrander places 4th in Mountain West for second straight year

October 26, 2018

Allie Ostrander of Kenai earned her third first-team All-Mountain West honors after the junior runner placed fourth at the conference cross country championships in San Diego, California. She was the top finisher for the Boise State University women’s team, which finished two points behind New Mexico for the Mountain West team title. Ostrander, of Kenai… Read more »

Shortridge reaches 1,000 career saves as Quinnipiac goaltender

Eagle River’s Andrew Shortridge turned aside 22 shots in a 4-1 win over American International College in his first start of the season for the Quinnipiac University hockey team. The junior goaltender reached a major milestone with his 1,000th career save. Shortridge improved to 24-17-2 with a 2.16 goals against average and .915 save percentage… Read more »

Walker scores a pair of goals, extends 5-game points streak

October 25, 2018

Anchorage’s Nolan Walker has really taken to his new gig in college hockey. The St. Cloud State University freshman has registered a point in each of his first five games in a Huskies sweater after bagging two goals in a 7-0 win over Boston College in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. Walker has scored three goals on… Read more »

Vanderford wins by 98-second KO, stays unbeaten as pro fighter

October 24, 2018

Ninilchik’s Austin Vanderford earned another win by stoppage over another solid opponent, helping the 28-year-old mixed martial arts fighter move to 6-0 for his professional career. The former NAIA wrestling champion out of Southern Oregon University knocked out Brazil’s Edmilson Freitas in just 98 seconds on the undercard of FFC 32 in Las Vegas, Nevada…. Read more »