The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association released its Week 1 regional polls Monday, and both the University at Albany men's and women's teams hold spots in the Northeast poll. The men ranked fifth and the women ranked seventh.
Leading UAlbany to three league victories with nearly 24 points per game, UAlbany guard David Nichols has been selected as the America East Men's Basketball Player of the Week, the conference announced on Monday.
David Nichols finished with 28 points, just one shy of his career-high, to lead the UAlbany men's basketball team to its third conference victory with an 81-63 home win over Maine on Saturday afternoon.
Three days after clinching their first road victory in-conference, and only their second road win of the season, the University at Albany women's basketball team found themselves in the first of two regular season meetings with Maine, the Danes' opponent in last year's America East title game. On Maine's home court, UAlbany started strong, taking a 43-32 lead into halftime, but ultimately fell to the Black Bears 84-71.
This weekend, the University at Albany track & field program attended two different meets. The handful of multis athletes visited Cornell for the Upstate Challenge, while the bulk of the team attended the Winterfell Meet at Middlebury for the first time in program history.
The UAlbany men's basketball team looks to earn its first three-game winning streak of the season, hosting Maine at the SEFCU Arena on Sunday, January 22nd at 2 p.m.
The University at Albany women's basketball program (9-9, 3-2 AE) has played 18 games so far this season. The next on the schedule is the first of two regular-season rematches with Maine, their opponent in last year's America East championship game.
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With an 84-65 win over Binghamton on Thursday night, the UAlbany men's basketball team won its 250th game under the tenure of head coach Will Brown.
The University at Albany women's basketball team (9-9, 3-2 AE) kicked off a two game road trip at in-state rival Binghamton (8-10, 3-2 AE) Thursday night. After having their home win streak of 24 games ended on Monday against UMBC, the Great Danes bounced back to earn their second road win of the season, defeating the Bearcats by a score of 67-61.
After opening the season with the Great Dane Classic, the University at Albany track & field program will split this weekend to attend separate meets. The multis athletes will compete at Cornell's Upstate Challenge starting on Friday, January 20, and the rest of the team will head to Middlebury's Winterfell Meet, where they will compete against host Middlebury, Vermont, and McGill University from Montreal in Middlebury's brand new indoor track facility.
The University at Albany women's basketball team (8-9, 2-2 AE) kicks off a two-game road trip Thursday when they visit Binghamton for a 7:00 p.m. tipoff. Sunday, the team will visit Maine for a rematch of last year's America East title game.