Alaska Anchorage Seawolves

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Alaska Anchorage Seawolves
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UniversityUniversity of Alaska Anchorage
ConferenceGreat Northwest Athletic Conference (primary)
Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (gymnastics)
Rocky Mountain Intercollegiate Ski Association (skiing)
NCAADivision II
Division I (gymnastics, skiing and hockey only)
Athletic directorRyan Swartwood
LocationAnchorage, Alaska
Varsity teams13 (6 men's, 7 women's)
Basketball arenaAlaska Airlines Center (cap. 5,000)
Ice hockey arenaSeawolf Sports Complex
Other venuesAlyeska Resort
Kincaid Park
The Dome
MascotSpirit
NicknameSeawolves
ColorsGreen and gold[1]
   
Websitewww.goseawolves.com

The Alaska Anchorage Seawolves are the 13 varsity athletic teams that represent the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA), in Anchorage, Alaska, United States, in NCAA intercollegiate sports. The vast majority of UAA's athletic teams are in NCAA Division II, with the exception of the women's gymnastics and men's ice hockey teams, which are members of Division I.

The Seawolves principally compete as members of the Great Northwest Athletic Conference, fielding teams in women's volleyball, men's and women's basketball, men's and women's cross country, and men's and women's indoor and outdoor track & field. Teams playing outside the GNAC include the hockey team (independent, no conference affiliation), the gymnastics team (Mountain Pacific Sports Federation), and the ski teams (Rocky Mountain Intercollegiate Ski Association).

The nickname, Seawolves, is based on a Sea-Wolf, a mythical creature in Tlingit and Haida traditions.[2]

Sports sponsored[edit]

Men's sports Women's sports
Basketball Basketball
Cross country Cross Country
Ice hockey Gymnastics
Track and field Track and field
Volleyball
Co-ed sports
Skiing
† – Track and field includes both indoor and outdoor

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Official UAA Brand Book (PDF). Retrieved April 17, 2017.
  2. ^ "What is a Seawolf?".

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