December 5th, 2018 | by CollegeAD

The two sports facilities at UAA are open again, although the university’s athletes continue to practice off-campus and a Saturday gymnastics meet has been canceled. The annual Green & Gold intrasquad gymnastics meet is the only event so far affected by Friday’s 7.0 magnitude earthquake, the UAA athletic department said in a statement Wednesday that summarized the status of the Alaska Airlines Center and the Wells Fargo Sports Complex. “Both buildings are slated to reopen for employee occupancy and limited team and/or public usage on Wednesday,” the school said. Repairs at both facilities are ongoing. The greatest concern is the main gym floor at the 4-year-old Alaska Airlines Center. The hardwood floor was flooded, and although standing water was cleaned up within a few hours, the long-term effect “will not be known until the floor has ample time to dry through this weekend,” the school said. – adn – Read More

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