Posts Tagged: Wrestling

Brains and brawn: Ottum named RMAC Summit Award winner

March 9, 2020

Anchorage’s Noah Ottum of Colorado School of Mines wrestling team has been selected Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Summit Award winner for the second consecutive season. The Summit Award is given to one student-athlete in each RMAC sport of sophomore standing or above who has the top cumulative GPA at that sport’s championship tournament or meet,… Read more »

Kimber wins 2 titles – one on her own and one with McKendree

March 8, 2020

Sydnee Kimber of Sitka capped her sensational sophomore season by winning two national titles – one on her own and one with McKendree University. It all went down at the Cliff Keen National Collegiate Women’s Wrestling Championship in Aiden, Michigan. The 191-pounder went 3-0 in her weight class and did not allow a point, outscoring… Read more »

Andrews upsets No. 1 seed en route to WCWA All-American nod

February 9, 2020

Akiak’s Agatha Andrews won All-American status for the second straight year at the Women’s Collegiate Wrestling Association Nationals in Marietta, Georgia. The Jamestown University sophomore entered the tournament ranked No. 5 in the WCWA and upset the No. 1 seed in the semifinals to reach the finals at 191 pounds. Andrews, of Mt. Edgecumbe High… Read more »

Ottum helps Colorado Mines beat third straight ranked D2 team

January 26, 2020

Noah Ottum of Anchorage helped the Colorado School of Mines wrestling team knock off its third straight NCAA D2 ranked opponent. The junior 149-pounder earned a 14-5 major decision over Dyllan Fuch as the Orediggers beat No. 25 Colorado Mesa 28-11. Ottum, of South High fame, outscored Fuch 7-0 in the second period and scored… Read more »

Fabricante avenges prior loss, takes third at Oregon Classic

January 21, 2020

Eastern Oregon University women’s wrestler Krystal Fabricante of Kodiak earned ultimate revenge at the Oregon Classic in Portland. After the 130-pound sophomore lost her first match to Dallas Gomez of Grays Harbor College, Fabricante worked her way through the loser’s bracket to earn a rematch in the third-place match. The Alaskan didn’t disappoint. Fabricante, of… Read more »

Andrews pounds out four wins, finals appearance for Jamestown

Akiak’s Agatha Andrews posted a 4-1 record with two forfeits for the Jamestown University women’s wrestling team at two different tournaments on back-to-back days in Nebraska. The sophomore 191-pounder finished second at the York College Open as an individual and helped Jamestown finish second at the York College Duals. Andrews, of Mt. Edgecumbe High fame,… Read more »

Kimber upsets No.1 wrestler, helps McKendree win D2 team duals

January 14, 2020

Sitka’s Sydnee Kimber wrestled the match of her life, carrying a shutout into the final minute and upsetting the No. 1-ranked wrestler in her weight class at the NCAA D2 National Duals in Louisville, Kentucky. Her clutch victory was vital in helping McKendree University secure its second straight national championship. If she didn’t win, her… Read more »

Lieb named Alaska Sports Hall of Fame athlete of the week

January 1, 2020

Bethel High School wrestler Hayden Lieb won a historic fourth individual state championship. His win capped an undefeated season and made him one of only 16 Alaska high school athletes in history to pull off a four-peat. Hayden won titles at 160 pounds as a senior and junior, at 145 pounds as a sophomore and… Read more »

Kimber, Andrews faceoff in title match of N. Central Invitational

December 11, 2019

Two of the top college wrestlers from the state of Alaska squared off at the North Central Invitational in Naperville, Illinois. It figured the match came down to a tiebreaker. Sitka’s Sydnee Kimber of McKendree University scored an 8-7 decision Akiak’s Agatha Andrews of Jamestown University in the finals of the women’s 191-pound weight class…. Read more »

Kimber, Lucas, Andrews highlight Alaska contingent in Missouri

November 19, 2019

With six women on the mats, and three of them placing, Alaska wrestling was well represented at the Missouri Valley Open in Marshall, Missouri. Syndee Kimber of Sitka, Agatha Andrews of Akiak and Jolie Lucas of Fairbanks each earned podium finishes to highlight the contingent of Alaskans at the college meet that featured 34 teams…. Read more »