PORTLAND, Ore. - Eight Alaska Anchorage Seawolves were named
to the 2012 Great Northwest Athletic Conference Cross Country All-Conference
Academic Team, announced by the league on Thursday.
A total of 69 student-athletes - 31 men and 38 women - were recognized
with the distinction after posting a minimum GPA of at least 3.20 and competing
in at least their second season at their respective universities.
Leading the GNAC field with a perfect 4.0 GPA were three
student-athletes, including two from UAA - Bryn Haebe (nursing) and Christi
Schmitz (nursing). Seniors Micah Chelimo (mechanical engineering) and Miriam
Kipng'eno (nursing & nutrition) were among 10 student-athletes that received
the accolade for the third year in a row.
Also garnering the award were seniors Alfred Kangogo
(nursing & nutiriton) and Katie Krehlik (psychology) and sophomores Dylan
Anthony (undeclared) and Kevin Rooke (physical education).
The Seawolves head to Joplin, Mo., for the 2012 NCAA Div. II
Cross Country Championships on Nov. 17.