All Sports - Archives 2017-18

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Women's Golf Receives Program Best Ranking
Golf - W 10/20/2017

ALBANY, N.Y.—The Golfstat Division I Women's Golf rankings were released October 17, 2017 ranking the UAlbany Great Danes at 152. To date this is the program's best ranking to date. "When the ranking came out, I was very pleased and excited to see our program at its best ever. It is a direct reflection of the hard work and talent this team has displayed over the summer and the entire fall season," said head coach Colleen Cashman-McSween. "Any given weekend, all the players have the ability to lead this team and it is huge when you know you can count on every player to play well." This season the Women's Golf Team has been very successful with three top-five finishes at tough tournaments. Additionally, sophomore Helga Einarsdottir was just recently named the MAAC Women's Golfer of the Month. Einarsdottir's best performance was at the Rutgers Invitational where she tied for 4th overall shooting nine over par. Other consistent top performers have been sophomores Annika Espino and Megan Henry. In the past two tournaments at Dartmouth and Yale, the duo tied for 20th at each course, both shooting eight over par. ".When I first started here at UAlbany, it was a goal of mine to get this program into the Top 125 in the country and we are most definitely going in the right direction to achieve that," said Cashman-McSween. UAlbany is currently in the midst of competing in its final fall tournament of the season at the Lady Blue Hen Invitational in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware.

#20 UAlbany Outlasts Vermont 3-2 in Overtime
Field Hockey 10/20/2017

Field Hockey Score: #20 UAlbany 3 – Vermont 2 Location: Albany, N.Y. Season Records: UAlbany 10-5 Vermont 5-10 America East Records: UAlbany 5-1 Vermont 1-5 Short Story: Down by two goals at the half with less than 20 minutes remaining and a pulled goalie, UAlbany's Dana Bozek scored two goals to send the Great Danes to overtime. Then, just 27 seconds after the start of overtime, Bozek found Briddell pushed to the right of the goal. Briddell fired to make the final score 3-2 UAlbany. KEY STATS

UAlbany Men's Basketball to Play Charity Exhibition at WVU on October 28
Basketball - M 10/20/2017

The UAlbany men's basketball will be playing in a charity exhibition game at West Virginia on Saturday, October 28th at 7:30 p.m., with all proceeds going to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund.

UAlbany Women's Soccer Secures AE Tournament Berth, Beats Stony Brook 1-0
Soccer - W 10/19/2017

The UAlbany women's soccer team earned a 1-0 shutout win at Stony Brook, its third straight victory, on Thursday night to secure a berth in the 2017 America East Tournament.

Women's Basketball Picked Second In Preseason Poll
Basketball - W 10/19/2017

The University at Albany women's basketball team has been selected second in the America East Preseason Coaches Poll, the conference offices announced Thursday. The Great Danes had been selected first in the poll each of the last five seasons.

Men's Soccer Hosts Championship Rematch vs. Hartford
Soccer - M 10/19/2017

The University at Albany men's soccer team returns to Tom & Mary Casey Stadium for its final two home games of the 2017 regular season starting on Friday in a rematch of the 2016 America East title game against Hartford.

Great Danes set to host Maine on Homecoming Day
Football 10/19/2017

The University at Albany football team returns to the field after a bye week when it hosts Maine on Saturday in its annual Homecoming game at Tom & Mary Casey Stadium.

UAlbany Men's Basketball Predicted to Finish Second in America East in 2017-18
Basketball - M 10/19/2017

The UAlbany men's basketball team has been predicted to finish second in the America East Conference in the 2017-18, the league announced on Wednesday.

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Athletics 10/19/2017

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Bottino Selected to Play in NFHCA Division I Senior Game
Field Hockey 10/18/2017

GILBERT, Ariz. – UAlbany senior Anna Bottino has been chosen as a participant in the 2017 Victory Sports Tours/National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Division I Senior Game. Bottino was one of 50 players across all of DI field hockey to be named as participants. Last season, UAlbany's seniors Maxi Primus and Paula Heuser were honored as participants in the 2016 Senior Game. This year the Senior Game will be played following the semifinals of the NCAA Division I Field Hockey Championship, November 17th at the University of Louisvillle. Bottino has accumulated many accolades over the years including being named to the 2015 NFHCA All-Region First Team. In the America East, Bottino was named the America East Rookie of the Year (2014) and is a two-time Second Team All-Conference selection (2014, 2015). Also in 2015, Bottino was named the America East Tournament's Most Outstanding Player. Academically, she is a two-time member of the NFHCA National Academic Squad majoring in psychology. Anna Bottino and the Great Danes return to action on October 20th vs. Vermont at 2 P.M.

Women's Golf to Finish Fall Season in Delaware
Golf - W 10/18/2017

ALBANY, N.Y.—The University at Albany Women's Golf team will finish their fall tournament season this weekend at the Lady Blue Hen Invitational.

Féquière Named Preseason All-Conference
Basketball - W 10/18/2017

University at Albany redshirt-senior Jessica Féquière has been named to the America East Women's Basketball Preseason All-Conference team, the conference offices announced Wednesday. It is the first time Féquière has been named to the preseason team.