Former University at Albany assistant baseball coach Paul Panik has accepted the head coaching position at Iona College, the Gaels announced Monday.
Baseball falls 6-1 in an elimination game against five-seed and America East Tournament host Maine, bringing the Danes' 2018 season to an end.
UAlbany fell 4-0 to UMass Lowell in their second game of the America East Tournament, and will play Maine later tonight in an elimination game.
UAlbany opened the America East baseball tournament with an 8-5 victory over three-seed UMBC driven by Dominic Savino on the mound and Connor Powers at the plate.
Four University at Albany baseball players took home five America East All-Conference accolades following the 2018 regular season, the conference offices announced a the baseball awards banquet Tuesday night before the start of the America East Tournament. The Great Danes landed one All-Conference First Team member, two All-Rookies, and two All-Academics.
Taking the regular season down to the wire, the University at Albany baseball team finally clinched the last spot in the 2018 America East Tournament in the second-to-last game of the season, earning a 3-2 extra innings victory over UMBC in the first game of a doubleheader on Sunday.
UAlbany baseball clinched the final spot in the 2018 America East Tournament winning the first of two games at UMBC to close the regular season.
UPDATE: Inclement weather in Baltimore has forced a change to the schedule for the three-game series against UMBC. The single game scheduled for Saturday afternoon has been cancelled. Sunday's doubleheader will go ahead as originally scheduled.
Update: Due to the impending forecast, the UAlbany baseball game at Sacred Heart has been cancelled and will not be made up.
UAlbany falls late to Maine on Senior Day.
UAlbany falls in both doubleheader games against Maine on Friday.
The University at Albany baseball team will return one last time to Varsity Field this weekend to host a three-game series against Maine to wrap up the 2018 home schedule. It is the second time the Great Danes and Black Bears will play this season.