MONMOUTH, ORE. – Alaska Anchorage won three individual titles on day one of the GNAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships Friday.
Wesley Kirui got the Seawolves off to a great start after winning the first event of the day the steeplechase in 9:03.95.
The Seawolves would close the day by winning by 10,000 titles.
Nickson Koech earned All-GNAC honors with a third place finish in the 10,000 (32:21.60), and Kim Coscia was eighth in the women’s (40:42.46).
Chris Brake tied his personal-best with a jump of 6-8.75 in the high jump to finish third.
Grace Gannon placed eighth in the women’s steeplechase in 11:27.08.
The women’s 800 will also feature three Seawolves with defending champion Dani McCormick the top-seed with a time of 2:09.09. Ruth Cvancara is seeded third (2:13.14), and Nancy Jeptoo eighth (2:12.60).
In addition to the 400, Vanessa Aniteye will also compete in the 200 as the fourth seed (24.84).
Enrique Campbell is seeded fifth in both the 100 (10.93) and the 200 (22.09).
The UAA men are currently third and the women are sixth in the team standings with seven events scored.
The GNAC Championships conclude Saturday.