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UAA Volleyball in the NCAA Tournament…and more

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UAA VOLLEYBALL BEGINS PLAY TODAY IN THE NCAA WEST REGION TOURNAMENT IN CALIFORNIA, TAKING ON UC-SAN DIEGO AT 4PM ALASKA TIME. IT’S THE NINTH TIME IN THE LAST 11 SEASONS THE SEAWOLVES HAVE QUALIFIED FOR THE NCAA’S. THE NUMBER FOUR SEEDED SEAWOLVES ARE COMING OFF A SECOND PLACE FINISH IN THE GREAT NORTHWEST ATHLETIC CONFERENCE, AND SPORT A 22-6 OVERALL RECORD. THE TRITONS OF UC-SAN DIEGO ARE 18-8, AND ARE THE NUMBER FIVE SEED. THE TWO TEAMS MET IN SEPTEMBER IN ANCHORAGE, WITH SAN DIEGO TAKING A 4 SET WIN.

MORE POST-SEASON ACCOLADES FOR UAA VOLLEYBALL AS SOPHOMORES EVEN STEVENS AND ELLEN FLOYD WERE NAMED YESTERDAY TO THE ALL-WEST REGION TEAM. STEVENS WAS A UNANIMOUS CHOICE, FOR THE SECOND STRAIGHT YEAR, FOR THE ALL-GNAC TEAM AND LEADS THE GNAC WITH JUST UNDER 4 KILLS PER SET. FLOYD WAS SECOND IN THE GNAC IN ASSISTS WITH JUST OVER 10 PER SET.

 

UAA WOMEN’S AND MEN’S BASKETBALL BEGIN THE GREAT NORTHWEST ATHLETIC CONFERENCE SCHEDULE WITH GAMES TODAY AT THE ALASKA AIRLINES CENTER AGAINST CONCORDIA-PORTLAND. WOMEN AT 5:15, THE MEN AT 7.

 

HIGH SCHOOL HOCKEY FROM YESTERDAY SAW THE WEST HIGH EAGLES BOUNCE SOUTH FROM THE UNBEATEN LIST WITH A 6-1 WIN OVER THE WOLVERINES. MATTHEW PATCHIN HAD A HAT TRICK FOR WEST. HAYDEN FOX SCORED THE LONE SOUTH GOAL.

TONIGHT, JUNEAU PLAYS WEST AT 4:30 AT THE BEN BOEKE, FOLLOWED AT 6:30 BY EAST AND SERVICE. AT THE MC DONALD CENTER, SOLDOTNA TAKES ON CHUIGIAK AT 5, THEN AT 7:15 ITS WEST VALLEY AND EAGLE RIVER.

 

THE ASAA-FIRST NATIONAL BANK STATE 2-A AND MIXED VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT BEGINS TODAY AT DIMOND HIGH SCHOOL.



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