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No. 5 Sports Story of 2013: Chelimo, Parker Win National Titles

Published On: Dec 27 2013 08:38:14 PM AKST   Updated On: Dec 28 2013 01:29:21 PM AKST

The Channel 2 Sports countdown of the top stories of the year countdown has reached No. 5 on the list:

No. 5: UAA Track and Field National Champions.

Micah Chelimo and Cody Parker joined David Registe as the only Seawolves ever to win a track and field championship.  Chelimo was the best in division two in the 5000 meters with a time of 15 minutes, 15 seconds.  He also finished second in the 3000 meter steeple chase at nationals.  At the same meet Cody Parker captured the javelin crown with a throw of 77 point 98 meters, the second longest in D2 history.