Posts Tagged: Track and Field

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 »

Furlong part of 4×400 relay that breaks 20-year school record

March 1, 2019

Soldotna’s Brenner Furlong was part of a school record at his first appearance at the NAIA Indoor Track & Field National Championships in Brookings, South Dakota. The Dakota State University freshman ran on the men’s 4×400-meter relay team that placed 10th in the semifinals with a time of 3:16.87, which broke the school’s previous record… Read more »

Theisen finishes fourth in mile, earns 2nd team All-RMAC honors

February 28, 2019

Kenai’s Jordan Theisen earned all-league honors in the men’s mile for Black Hills State University. The junior runner pushed himself in the thin air to take fourth in a time of 4:22.56 to grab second team All-Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference recognition. The RMAC Indoor Track and Field Championships were held in Alamosa, Colorado, which climbs… Read more »

Updike, Roelle represent Alaska at USATF Indoor Championships

February 25, 2019

Ketchikan’s Isaac Updike turned in a personal-best result and Anchorage’s Hans Roelle turned in a top-10 finish at the USATF Indoor Championships in New York, New York. They used to represent Alaska at Eastern Oregon University, where each runner was a six-time NAIA All-American and individual national champion. Then with Team Run Eugene. They have… Read more »

Ostrander wins sixth career Mountain West title for Boise State

February 21, 2019

Kenai’s Allie Ostrander anchored the victorious Boise State University women’s distance medley relay at the Mountain West Indoor Track and Field Championships in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The junior turned a small lead into a 19-second victory as the Broncos clocked a time of 11:10.43. This was her third career crown in the distance medley relay,… Read more »

Updike beats 204 runners to win 3,000-meter footrace in Boston

February 14, 2019

Ketchikan’s Isaac Updike won the men’s 3,000-meter run in a photo finish at the David Hemery Valentine Invitational at Boston University. A professional runner with the New York New Jersey Track Club, Updike clocked a time of 7:56.63 to edge Canada’s Jack Sheffar by 0.13 seconds. The race featured 205 finishers in a field that… Read more »

Record effort lands Ostrander BSU Athlete of the Week award

January 28, 2019

After a record-setting weekend on the track, Kenai’s Allie Ostrander was named Boise State University Athlete of the Week. The junior set school records in the indoor mile and indoor distance medley relay at the UW Invitational in Seattle, Washington. On Day 1, she anchored Boise State’s distance medley team to a runner-up finish with… Read more »

Ostrander runs 7th-fastest women’s indoor 5K in NCAA history

December 1, 2018

Kenai’s Allie Ostrander was part of a women’s indoor 5,000-meter run that rewrote the NCAA history book. When the dust settled, she had posted the seventh-fastest time of all-time. In her first 5,000 in nearly three years, the Boise State University junior ran 15:16.38 and finished fourth in an uber competitive field at the Sharon… Read more »

Ostrander doubles up on Athlete of the Year to cap magical year

July 20, 2018

Boise State University runner Allie Ostrander of Kenai could build her own trophy case with all of medals, trophies and awards she collected during this season. She competed in cross country, indoor track and outdoor track and captured one NCAA championship, five First Team All-American honors and Female Athlete of the Year recognition for BSU… Read more »