The UAlbany women's lacrosse team battled back from down three to take the lead with just over four minutes left, but fell in the final seconds to #5/4 Syracuse 13-12 on Monday night in the Carrier Dome.
Fresh off of winning the America East Indoor Championships together for the fifth consecutive year, the University at Albany track & field program saw both the men and the women climb in the Northeast regional rankings, the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association announced Monday. The men jumped two spots to take fifth, while the women climbed one to take ninth.
Four Great Danes have been honored as the America East Conference has released the yearly awards for the 2016-17 men's basketball season.
The UAlbany men's lacrosse team rose up three spots in the USILA Coaches Poll to #9 this week, coming in at #15 in the Inside Lacrosse Media Poll to be in the top-15 in each.
After a dominating performance in the win over Drexel, two UAlbany men's lacrosse players, Connor Fields and JD Colarusso, were honored by the America East Conference with weekly awards.
The UAlbany women's basketball team used defense, keeping Hartford to 27.7% from the field, and 32 points in the paint to grab a 58-52 road victory for the 12th win in America East play this season.
After splitting a doubleheader with host Longwood to open the season on Saturday, the University at Albany baseball program (2-1) faced the Lancers (2-6) for a Sunday afternoon rubber-match. For the second time in two games, the Great Danes put on an offensive display, defeating the Lancers 13-6 to take two out of three in the series.
One day after winning both the men's and women's America East Indoor Championships, the University at Albany track & field program entered a handful of athletes in Boston University's Scarlet & White Last Chance Meet for one final opportunity to earn postseason qualifying marks.
UAlbany closed out the EMU Madeira Beach Spring Invitational with an overall record of 4-2, falling to both Harvard and Loyola-Chicago on day three. "Both Bailey and Celeste pitched well enough to win today. Our defense gave the other team way too many opportunities." said Head Coach Chris Cannata. HARVARD (4-8) UAlbany took an early 1st inning lead. Lead-off batter, McKenzie Bump reached first base on a walk and advanced to second with an Aliyah Wade single to short stop. Power hitter, Liz Snow, was then walked and UAlbany occupied all the bases. With pitching trouble from Harvard, Donna Conrad then walked scoring a run. Harvard's Sarah Smith stepped into the circle replacing Taylor Cabe, and then walked Henige scoring another UAlbany run (2-0). Kelly Spear had an RBI scoring the final run of the inning and UAlbany led 3-0. Harvard bounced back quickly with two UAlbany errors. With one runner on base, Harvard's Maddy Kaplan hit a double to left center field. Sarah Petzold and McKenzie Bump teamed up to make a great defensive play tagging sophomore Rhianna Rich before she touched the bag. Shaye Swiatek fielded a grounder and threw it to Mackenzie Cleary on 1st base. With two outs and a runner on third, Harvard scored at the expense of a Great Dane error. In the bottom of the second inning, Harvard added four runs the board with a total of five hits (3-5). With two Great Dane errors, Harvard then added two more runs to their score in 4th inning score (3-7). UAlbany started making connection again in the fifth inning with three hits. Snow started the spark with a double to left center, followed by Donna Conrad's single to so second base. Chelsea Henige continued the hit streak and singled to left center scoring Snow. Harvard matched UAlbany's run in the 6th inning with three hits making the score (8-4). Harvard closed out the game in the top of the 7th innin
The UAlbany women's lacrosse team will look to knock off Syracuse in the Carrier Dome on Monday, February 27th at 5 p.m. on Time Warner Cable SportsChannel.
The UAlbany men's basketball team honored its seniors then took care of business on Saturday night with an 80-62 win over Hartford to secure the 3-seed in the America East Tournament starting on Wednesday.
The University at Albany men's track & field team has won its 12th consecutive America East Indoor Championships. The men scored 205 points over the two-day meet to defeat runner-up UMass Lowell's 129.5 points, and third place Binghamton's 123 points. It is the men's 14th indoor title in the last 15 years.