The University at Albany track & field program is set to host its first and only home meet of the 2018 outdoor season this weekend with the running of the 34th Spring Classic. The meet has expanded to three days this year to accommodate the women's heptathlon and the men's decathlon, which will compete exclusively on Thursday and Friday before the full meet is held on Saturday.
University at Albany senior Ryan Udvadia has been named America East Men's Track Performer of the Week, the conference offices announced Wednesday. He is named alongside men's field performer Michael Shanahan from New Hampshire, women's track performer Amanda Stead from Stony Brook, and women's field performer Kaylyn Gordon, also from Stony Brook.
The University at Albany track & field program was ranked again in the latest Northeast Regional poll, the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association announced Monday. The women improved three spots to fourth and the men held steady at seventh.
The women's 4x100m relay sets a school record in Jamaica alongside three event wins while UAlbany claims five victories at UConn in the first of five straight weekends of competition.
The University at Albany track & field program is preparing to embark on a stretch of the schedule that features competitions in five straight weeks starting Saturday when the team splits up to compete in Jamaica and at Connecticut, and culminating in the IC4A and ECAC Outdoor Championships at Princeton in May.
Despite not competing this past weekend, the University at Albany track & field program retained rankings in both the men's and women's regional poll released by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association on Monday. The men fell three spots to eighth and the women fell five spots to 10th.
Following the team's second weekend of competition for the outdoor season, the University at Albany track & field program took home three of four America East Performer of the Week awards, the conference offices announced Wednesday. Tyler Ranke and Matthew Campbell swept the men's awards for track and field, respectively, and Stephanie Osuji was named for women's track. The trio was joined by women's field performer Kelechi Nwanaga from UMBC.
The University at Albany track & field program landed top-five rankings in the first Northeast Regional poll of the season, the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association announced Monday.
Matthew Campbell's school record and NCAA #1 performance in the men's high jump leads UAlbany track & field's three-meet weekend.
After a week off, the University at Albany track & field program heads into its second round of competition for the outdoor season. Two weeks ago, the Great Danes divided and conquered, competing in separate meets in Myrtle Beach, S.C. and Puerto Rico. This weekend, the team will split up again to compete in three meets, two in California and one in Florida
In the first awards window of the outdoor season, the University at Albany took home three of the four weekly awards, the America East announced Wednesday. Harmodio Cruz III and Adrian Mitchell swept the men's awards, and Stephanie Osuji was named for women's track. The trio was joined by women's field performer Alice Barnsdale from Maine.
The UAlbany track & field team kicked off the outdoor season with two meets over Spring Break in Myrtle Beach and Puerto Rico.