Posts Tagged: Soccer

Sanders scores first goal off assist from fellow Alaskan

September 12, 2015

As a freshman in high school, Chugiak’s Brady Sanders looked up to Zak Naylor of Anchorage on the soccer field. They are now playing together at Concordia University. And Naylor played a role in helping Sanders score his first college goal. The sophomore forward found the net in the 34th minute off an assist from… Read more »

Van Allen scores first college goal for Northern Arizona

September 9, 2015

She scored 63 goals in high school and it didn’t take very long for Haleigh Van Allen of Anchorage to find the net in college. In just her fourth game for Northern Arizona University the freshman forward scored in a 6-0 victory over Alabama State in NCAA D1 women’s action. Van Allen, of Service High… Read more »

Alaskans part of Phoenix College’s stunning win over Yavapai

September 8, 2015

Two junior college soccer players from Alaska were part of one major upset in Arizona. Anchorage’s Trask Shamburg and Dylan Nolder helped Phoenix College score a stunning 4-3 upset of perennial National Junior College Athletic Association powerhouse Yavapai College in Arizona. Yavapai had lost only once in 59 previous games at Mountain Valley Park dating… Read more »

Brehmer develops into secret weapon for Oklahoma State

September 6, 2015

Former Gatorade Alaska Player of the Year Holly Brehmer of Eagle River is coming into her own at Oklahoma State University. The sophomore midfielder scored her first career goal against Mercer in the season opener and then recently enjoyed the game of her life against the University of Georgia. Brehmer, of Chugiak High fame, netted… Read more »

Concordia successful in NCAA D2 debut thanks to Naylor goal

September 4, 2015

The Concordia University men’s soccer team took a major step this year by graduating from NAIA to the NCAA D2 level. Zak Naylor of Anchorage got the new era started the right way. The senior forward pounced on a loose ball in front of the net in the 57th minute to secure a 3-2 win… Read more »

Lewis nets first goal since 2013 for Alabama State

August 27, 2015

Ariela Lewis is back. The Alabama State University forward from Anchorage is back to her scoring ways after coming back from a knee injury that cost her last season. She scored and added an assist in a 3-2 loss to Troy in her second game since her return. It was her first goal since Nov…. Read more »

Trevithick plays soccer out of state, but she’s still Alaskan

August 14, 2015

She was born in Alaska and spent the majority of her life here, but these days Kali Trevithick of Anchorage lives in California, where she plays soccer for an established club team as well as the U16 National team. Missing her friends and family, and not enjoying life as a normal teenager, are all parts… Read more »

Lewis picked SWAC Preseason Offensive Player of the Year

August 12, 2015

After winning top player honors in the Southwestern Athletic Conference in each of the last two years, it should come as no surprise Aaliyah Lewis of Anchorage is the favorite this year. The Alabama State University soccer star has been selected SWAC Preseason Offensive Player of the Year in a vote by league coaches and… Read more »

Lewis sisters go to World Cup, hang out with idol Mia Hamm

June 22, 2015

Twins Ariela and Aaliyah Lewis of Anchorage got the shock of their life when their parents planned a surprise trip to the Women’s World Cup in Canada. The one-game trip got even better after they watched Team USA beat Nigeria 1-0 and took a selfie with soccer icon Mia Hamm in the box seats at… Read more »

State title game hero Sedor signs with D1 Marshall

June 5, 2015

Anchorage’s Jack Sedor plays soccer with controlled rage. The 18-year-old forward is a powerful force you can’t ignore. The two-time Gatorade Alaska Player of the Year certainly caught the attention of NCAA D1 Marshall University in West Virginia. The Dimond High senior has signed his letter and will be eligible to play this fall. “It’s… Read more »