PORTLAND, Ore. – Alaska Anchorage’s indoor track & field season came to a conclusion with the final award of the 2017 slate as head coach Michael Friess was named Great Northwest Athletic Conference Men’s co-Coach of the Year on Friday by the league.
Friess, who is in his 27th season of competition with the Green & Gold, furnished his 31st career conference award, after receiving his 12th West Region career honor earlier this season. His 31 conference honors span cross country and indoor and outdoor track & field.
Friess led the UAA men’s team to a third consecutive GNAC indoor title with a score of 154 points, while landing 10 on the all-conference team The men’s team then went on to tie for 28th place at the national meet and gathered six All-America honors, including two from senior Dominik Notz in the 3,000 meters and 5,000 meters.
Friess shares the honor with Western Oregon’s Mike Johnson.
The Seawolves and Friess are back in action tomorrow at the Willamette Invite – just the second meet of the young outdoor season.