All Sports - Archives 2017-18

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#20 Field Hockey to Face Defending National Champion
Field Hockey 09/21/2017

ALBANY, NY—This weekend #20 UAlbany Field Hockey will face both competitors featured in the 2016 NCAA Field Hockey National Championship, #5 Delaware and #7 North Carolina. Schedule: @ Delaware: Friday, September 22nd, 6 P.M. Newark, Delaware North Carolina: Sunday, September 24th, 1 P.M. on Alumni Turf #5 DELAWARE No. 5 Delaware is the 2016 defending National Champion. Delaware will step on the turf 6-1 on the season. Their most notable win was a 2-0 victory over #3 Penn State. The Blue Hens have tallied 4.14 goals scored per game versus their opponents' 1.43 per game. Player to Watch: Leading the Blue Hens is Greta Nauck from Krefeld, Germany. In 2016, Nauck was named as a First Team All-American and was awarded the CSWA Honda Sport Award for field hockey leading the nation in points (76) and goals (33). This season she totals 17 points with 7 goals. Against UAlbany: In program history the Great Danes have competed against Delaware five times. UAlbany is 4-1 in the series. Last season, the Blue Hens took the contest 3-1. The Danes' lone goal was shot by current sophomore Dana Bozek.  

Great Danes set to host No. 7/8 Villanova
Football 09/21/2017

The University at Albany football team opens its Colonial Athletic Association schedule at 7 Saturday night when it hosts No. 7/8 Villanova at Tom & Mary Casey Stadium.

Men's Soccer Clinches First Road Win, Defeats Lafayette 1-0
Soccer - M 09/20/2017

In the first overtime game of the season, the UAlbany men's soccer team finally broke through against Lafayette, dropping the Leopards 1-0.

Cross Country Returns To Action In Boston
Cross Country - M 09/20/2017

Three weeks have passed since the University at Albany cross country program last competed. That drought will end this week when the Great Danes take a trip to Boston to compete at the Coast-to-Coast Battle in Beantown on Friday.

Great Danes 'think pink' for Saturday's game
Football 09/20/2017

Nearly everyone knows a family member or a friend who has battled the dreaded disease cancer in its many forms. That's why the University at Albany "Purple Family" will be "thinking pink" for Saturday's game against Villanova at 7 p.m. at Tom &Mary Casey Stadium.

Four UAlbany Players Named to US Lacrosse Roster for Heritage Cup
Lacrosse - M 09/19/2017

US Lacrosse has announced that four players with UAlbany ties have been named to the US indoor roster for the Heritage Cup on October 21st.

Men's Soccer Visits Lafayette
Soccer - M 09/19/2017

After playing four of their first six games of 2017 at home, the University at Albany men's soccer team (4-2-0) will begin its first extended road trip on Wednesday with a visit to Lafayette.

Dias and MacCallum Earn America East Weekly Honors
Field Hockey 09/19/2017

ALBANY, N.Y.—Camryn Dias and Katie MacCallum earn their first career America East Weekly Awards for their performance in the Great Dane's 4-0 win over New Hampshire. Dias, a junior from Hopedale, Massachusetts was named America East Co-Offensive Player of the Week, while MacCallum, a freshman from Edinburgh, Scotland was named America East Rookie of the Week. Camryn Dias was named Co-Offensive Player of the Week after scoring two goals against New Hampshire. Dias scored the first and last goal of the game. The first goal came just 39 seconds into the start. Dias currently has the highest shot percentage shooting .600 and .800 on goal. From the West Division of the America East, Melina Moore from Cal was named co-offensive player of the week as well her goal and assist to defeat Pacific Freshman forward Katie MacCallum was named America East Rookie of the Week for her goal and assist in the win. The goal came from deep in the upper left hand corner of the circle through a couple of New Hampshire defenders. MacCallum currently leads the team in goals (4) and points (10). Up next, the Great Danes travel to Newark, Delaware to face Delaware on Friday, Septemeber 22nd at 6:00 P.M.

UAlbany football to play at Syracuse in 2021
Football 09/19/2017

The University at Albany football team will play a non-conference game at Syracuse University to open the 2021 season, the schools announced Tuesday.

UAlbany Women's Soccer Heads to Baltimore, Begins League Play at UMBC
Soccer - W 09/19/2017

The back-to-back America East champion UAlbany women's soccer team begins the conference season on Sunday, September 24th, heading south to Baltimore to take on UMBC at 1 p.m.

Two UAlbany Alumni Selected by Georgia Swarm in 2017 NLL Draft
Lacrosse - M 09/18/2017

Two UAlbany men's lacrosse alumni, Bennett Drake and Adam Osika, were each picked by the Georgia Swarm, the reigning league champion, in the 2017 National Lacrosse League (NLL) First-Year Player Draft on Monday night.

UAlbany Volleyball Starts America East Season vs. Binghamton on Friday
Volleyball 09/18/2017

The UAlbany volleyball team is set to begin the 2017 America East regular season, taking on SUNY rival Binghamton on Friday, September 22nd at 7 p.m.