In 2017, the UAlbany women's soccer team will look to make it a three-peat in the America East, under a new, but familiar, head coach.
ALBANY, N.Y.— Trailing first place by one point, the University at Albany has been ranked second in the East Division of the 2017 America East Field Hockey Preseason Poll. For the first time since the America East division split, Maine captured the first place spot in the East Division with three first place votes and fifteen points overall. Meanwhile, UAlbany totaled fourteen points overall with two first place votes. Following without any first place votes was New Hampshire (9 points), UMass Lowell (8 points), and Vermont (4 points). In the West Division Stanford claimed three first-place votes (9 points) and Pacific with one (six points). Ranking third was California (5 points) and then UC Davis (4 points). Last season the Great Danes fell in the semifinals of the America East Tournament to Pacific in overtime. UAlbany holds seven America East titles earning the most recent titles in 2014 and 2015. The Danes will take the field for the first time this season at home, Saturday August 26th against Miami OH at 1 PM.
The University at Albany men's soccer team, defending America East champions, have been ranked for the first time in program history in the College Soccer News preseason national poll. The Great Danes came in at #19.
The University at Albany men's soccer program has been selected second in the preseason America East coaches' poll, the conference announced Tuesday.
Single-game tickets for the 2017 University at Albany football season will be on sale beginning Monday, Aug. 21, at 10 a.m.
The University at Albany cross country program has released its 2017 season schedule. The Great Danes will compete in four meets leading up to the America East Championships, with the potential for three postseason meets to end the season.
ALBANY, N.Y.- The University at Albany Women's Golf team welcomes Matthew coach Colleen Cashman-McSween. "I'm very excited to welcome Matt to the UAlbany family. Matt brings a wealth of golf experience and coaching skills as a former collegiate golfer and assistant," said Cashman-McSween. "I'm looking forward to having him work with me and help further the UAlbany golf program forward in the national rankings." Ragovin comes to UAlbany after an assistant coaching position at St. Lawrence University where he coached both men's and women's golf for a year. Prior to St. Lawrence he was an assistant at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, VA for two years. "I want to thank everyone at UAlbany for giving me the opportunity to make an impact on these young women's lives, on and off the golf course, especially head coach Colleen Cashman-McSween and athletic director Mark Benson," said Ragovin. "I couldn't be more excited and ready to start my journey as a Great Dane. Coach Colleen has done an amazing job with the Dane's golf program and with our combined efforts on and off the course, we expect great things to come." Ragovin was a student athlete himself at McMurry University in Abilene, TX where he was the captain of the men's golf team, a member of the 2010 American Southwest All-Conferene team, and the vice president of SAAC. Graduating in 2013, Ragovin received a bachelor's degree of interdisciplinary studies with concentrations in kinesiology, business, and psychology.
The University at Albany men's soccer program has announced the home game against Boston University originally scheduled for Monday, September 4 has been moved to Tuesday, September 5. The game will start at 7:00 p.m.
The two-time defending America East Tournament champion UAlbany women's soccer team has been predicted to finish second in the league in the 2017 season in the preseason coaches poll, announced on Wednesday.
Dog Days of Summer Week 3 winners announced.
University at Albany alumna Grace Claxton placed 16th overall in Tuesday's semifinals of the women's 400m hurdles at the IAAF World Championships. Claxton will not advance to Thursday's final.
UAlbany football season-ticket holders for the 2017 season are invited to an exclusive Meet & Greet Social with head coach Greg Gattuso and his coaching staff.