The UAlbany women's soccer team will have its home opener at Tom & Mary Casey Stadium on Thursday, September 1st at 7 p.m. All fans are invited for the unveiling of the 2015 America East Championship banner before the game begins.
Leading the UAlbany field hockey team to a pair of shutouts to open the year, Maxi Primus has been chosen as the America East Defensive Player of the Week.
UAlbany sophomore libero Nicole Otero has earned the team's first conference weekly award, being named the America East Defensive Specialist of the Year for the period ending August 28th.
Former UAlbany standout men's basketball player Jamar Wilson has signed with Movistar Estudiantes of the Liga ACB in Spain, one of the top basketball leagues in the world.
The University at Albany men's soccer program looks for its first win of the 2016 season when they host Lafayette College on Tuesday. It is the Great Danes' second consecutive home game.
For the second straight game, the University at Albany field hockey team held its opponent scoreless, shutting out Bryant University 5-0 Sunday afternoon at Alumni Turf. With the win, the Great Danes improved to 2-0 on the season, while the Bulldogs fell to 0-2.
The UAlbany women's soccer team was not able to recover from an early deficit on Sunday afternoon, falling at Syracuse 2-0 to finish up its four-game road trip to open the year.
The UAlbany volleyball team pushed UC Santa Barbara to four sets, with the first three games being decided by two points, but the Great Danes fell in their final match (25-27, 25-23, 23-25, 21-25) of the UNLV Invitational on Saturday afternoon.
After falling in the opener to New Mexico State (22-25, 12-25, 13-25), the UAlbany volleyball regrouped and gave the tournament host a battle but was defeated in four (16-25, 25-21, 23-25, 23-25) by the Rebels in the first day of the UNLV Invitational.
In the first game of the 2016 season, the ninth-ranked University at Albany field hockey team came away with a 4-0 victory over the visiting Hofstra University Pride, Friday afternoon at Alumni Turf.
The University at Albany (0-0-1) opened its defense of the America East regular season title Friday, hosting in-state rival Marist College (0-0-1) in the first meeting between the two teams since 2008. The Great Danes played the Red Foxes to a 2-2 draw in double overtime on a warm and humid August evening which began to take its toll on both teams.
Despite outshooting its opponent 13-8 in the game, the UAlbany women's soccer team fell to crosstown foe Siena 1-0 on the road on Friday night.