The Next Level

Posted: Sunday, November 19, 2000

Queen and Kouf join the Vulcans at UHH

Nikisksi High School graduates Jamie Queen ('00) and Jeremy Kouf ('00) have been selected to join the Vulcans basketball team at the University of Hawaii in Hilo.

Queen, Nikiski's Most Valuable Player in the '99-'00 season, is the son of Don and Judy Queen of Nikiski and is majoring in education in UHH.

Kouf is the son of Pam Norton, also of Nikiski.

The UHH Vulcans are a PAC West team, scheduled to play in Anchorage in mid-January. Queen and Kouf play guard for the Vulcans.

Mary Glaze keeps up the pace at NNU

Nikiski High School graduate Mary Glaze ran in the NAIA National Cross Country Meet at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside on Nov. 18.

Glaze, a student at Northwest Nazarene University, placed 167th in the meet with a time of 21:08.

Glaze also ran in the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) Cross Country Championships on Nov. 11. She placed 61st in the event with a time of 20:52.13 and received Academic All-America honors. Glaze was named to the Pacific West Academic All-Conference Team. Glaze, a senior at NNU, is majoring in English education and has a 3.42 GPA.

Nikiski High School graduate Lindsy Glaze was named to the Pacific West All-Conference Academic Volleyball Team, along with six other Northwest Nazarene volleyball players.

Glaze starred for the NNU Crusaders all season, and in an Oct. 28 volleyball match against Seattle Pacific Univeristy, Glaze broke a 4-4 tie in the first game with an ace, stretching the team's lead to 7-4 and eventually to 13-5. She had a total of 3 aces against Seattle but the Crusaders lost the match 3-1.

Glaze had 16 digs against the Univeristy of Alaska Fairbanks on Oct. 7. NNU defeated the Nanooks 3-1.

Glaze is a sophomore at NNU and is majoring in piano performance. She has a 3.29 GPA.

Canady named to Four Nations Tournament

Brian Canady of Kenai was named to the Four Nations Tournamet on Oct. 17.

Canday, along with 21 other players, represented the United States on the United States Hockey League (USHL) Team in the tournament. Teams from Norway, Germany and Switzerland also competed. The USHL team faced Germany in the final game, in which Canady scored the team's first goal with a backhander over the right shoulder of the German goalie.

Canady also scored the team's third goal, two minutes before intermission. The game ended in a 4-4 tie. The USHL team won a bronze medal and had a tournament record of 1-1-1. The team returned to the U.S. on Nov. 13.

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