Three members of the University at Albany track & field program competed beyond the end of their inaugural collegiate seasons over the weekend, participating in the 2018 USATF Junior Outdoor Championships at Indiana University. Freshmen Asia Jinks, Victor Cotto, and Bryan Nicholson were the Great Danes' representatives.
The 2017-18 collegiate season has come to a close, but a handful of student-athletes in the University at Albany track & field program will continue to compete well into the summer. First among this group is a trio of freshmen who will compete this weekend at the USATF Junior Outdoor Championships at Indiana University.
University at Albany junior Walter Briggs has been named All-America Honorable Mention, the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association announced Monday.
Making his first appearance at NCAA Outdoor Championships, University at Albany junior Walter Briggs placed 19th in the men's 400m hurdles Wednesday night at Hayward Field at the University of Oregon.
For the third straight season, the University at Albany track & field program will send a representative to the NCAA Outdoor Championships. This year, Walter Briggs will compete in the men's 400m hurdles.
UAlbany track & field concluded competition at NCAA East Preliminary Championships with four events on Day Three.
Walter Briggs advances to NCAA Outdoor Championships with a personal-best performance in the 400m hurdles.
Four UAlbany track & field athletes competed in the first day at the NCAA East Preliminary Championships, with one advancing into the next round.
The final stretch of the 2018 outdoor season has begun and the University at Albany track & field team will send a program record 16 student-athletes to this year's NCAA East Preliminary Championships.
The University at Albany track & field program tallied four America East All-Academic selections for the latest outdoor season, the conference offices announced Wednesday. The Great Danes earning the accolades were seniors Tara Belinsky, Kyle Gronostaj, Colleen Maloney, and Tyler Ranke. The quartet was named alongside a collection of 21 student-athletes, 11 women and 10 men, across the conference.
Five student-athletes from the University at Albany were honored as recipients of the 2017-18 Scholar-Athlete Award by SUNY Chancellor Kristina M. Johnson. The award recognizes outstanding academic excellence and athletic achievement.
For the third straight week, the University at Albany track & field program remained unmoved in the Northeast regional poll, the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association announced Monday. The men and women both retained their sixth and eighth ranking, respectively.