UAA extends its winning streak to four games in the finale of the Seawolf Thanksgiving Classic.
After a Jekyll-and-Hyde first half, the Seawolves found their stride to dispatch Winston-Salem State for the second night in a row.
Hunter Sweet, Keegan Crosby and Caleb Larsen rose to the occasion in the Seawolf Thanksgiving Classic at the Alaska Airlines Center in an 81-66 victory.
Ranked ninth in nation, the Seawolves lowered the boom on Winston-Salem State after the half in a 73-46 victory at home.
The Seawolves will lock horns with powerhouse San Bernardino in the first round next week.
The University of Alaska Anchorage faces significant challenges in reviving the hockey program after it was nearly eliminated by budget cuts.
The New York City man offers a background in fundraising and marketing -- and coaching.
Eve Stephens supplied a double-double and Ellen Floyd had 44 assists and four aces in the four-set win over Simon Fraser.
Freshman Cole Nash is undefeated in his first three collegiate races.
Filling a roster with players from western Canada “isn’t working right now,” finalist Steve Murphy said. “We have to look at different avenues.”
The Chugiak High graduate said his deep roots in Anchorage hockey give him passion, commitment and connections.
Former Wasilla Warriors coach Ryan Engebretsen and former UAF player Jalon McCullough will help coach the Seawolves this season.
The Seawolves defeated Seattle Pacific in three sets to remain undefeated in conference play.
The three men — Matt Shasby, Steve Murphy and Chris Cosentino — will appear at forums Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at UAA.
UAA served 11 aces and got four apiece from Eve Stephens and Ellen Floyd.
The Seawolves beat Western Oregon on Saturday for their second straight conference win.
The Seawolves finished strong to take a five-set road victory over Saint Martin’s.
The Seawolves will try to turn things around in time for their first conference match of the season on Thursday.
The Seawolves dropped a five-set match Friday morning and lost a three-set match in the afternoon.
The Seawolves defeated Ursuline College in 59 minutes at the Nanook Classic.