UAA loses dual
Freshman M'rcy Matsunami led UAA gymnasts with a 38.750 all-around score, but the Seawolves lost a dual meet with host Central Michigan on Thursday.
UAA posted 191.775 points to Central Michigan’s 195.725. The 26th-ranked Chippewas were led by Brittany Petzold’s winning all-around score of 39.125.
UAA's road trip continues Saturday at Eastern Michigan's Eagle Invitational, where Kent State and Air Force will also compete.
Young takes gold
Anchorage's Michael Young won a gold medal at last weekend's Arizona Karate Championships in Phoenix.
Young, 47, won the 35-and-older black belt Kumite fighting division at Grand Canyon University, where Anchorage's Giuliano Belluomi, 21, nailed down a fourth-place finish in the black belt Kumite fighting division for age 18 and up.
Young and Belluomi both qualified for the USA National Karate-do Federation's Olympic qualifier event, A July tournament in Greenville, S.C.