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Mitchell Wins Jamaica Championships; Junior Nationals Wrap
Track & Field - M 06/24/2017

Three current University at Albany track & field student-athletes competed this past weekend. Adrian Mitchell, fresh off his All-America Second Team performance in the men's javelin at NCAA Outdoor Championships returned home to his native Jamaica to compete in Jamaica Senior Outdoor Championships. Fellow rising sophomores Hannah Reinhardt and Omahri Sturdivant participated in the USATF Junior Outdoor Championships. Finally, UAlbany alumna Grace Claxton also competed at Jamaica Senior Outdoor Championships for her native Puerto Rico in an effort to qualify for IAAF World Outdoor Championships in London later this summer.

Einarsdottir to Represent Iceland in European Team Championship
Golf - W 06/22/2017

Helga Einarsdottir has been selected to represent Iceland in the European Team Championship July 11-15 in Montado Resort, Portugal. The Icelandic Golf Association's Sport Director Jussi Pitkänen announced the UAlbany freshman to the highest league. Einarsdottir is one of two rookies on the six-member women's A-national team. The UAlbany women's golf head coach Colleen Cashman-McSween is very proud of Einarsdottir's accomplishment. "What an honor it is for Helga to have been selected to represent her country of Iceland at the European Ladies Championship in Portugal. I am very proud of everything that she has accomplished in her short time as a Great Dane. I am really looking forward to her being a leader for our team and a force to be reckoned with in the MAAC Conference," said Cashman-McSween. Einarsdottir individually tied for third overall at the 2017 MAAC Championship helping lead her team to a second-place overall finish. "Helga works very hard at her game during the season and has been playing in tournaments every week during the summer as well. Playing in this National European Championship will be such an amazing experience for her. I couldn't be more gratified to have this outstanding student athlete here at UAlbany," said Cashman-McSween.

Reinhardt, Sturdivant To Compete At Junior Nationals
Track & Field - M 06/22/2017

The University at Albany track & field program will send two representatives to compete in the 2017 USATF Junior National Championships in Sacramento, Calif. The women's team will send rising sophomore Hannah Reinhardt to compete in the 5,000m, and the men will sent rising sophomore Omahri Sturdivant to compete in the triple jump.

Tatiana Tiangco Joins UAlbany Volleyball Starting in 2017 Season
Volleyball 06/22/2017

The UAlbany volleyball team has added another freshman, Tatiana Tiangco, for the 2017 season.

Jon Iati Elevated to UAlbany Men's Basketball Associate Head Coach
Basketball - M 06/19/2017

UAlbany's Jon Iati has been promoted to associate head coach of the men's basketball team, announced by head coach Will Brown on Monday.

Men's Soccer Announces 2017 Schedule
Soccer - M 06/16/2017

The University at Albany men's soccer team has revealed the competition schedule for the upcoming 2017 season.

Ibitokun-Hanks Named 2017 Athlon Sports Preseason All-American
Football 06/14/2017

UAlbany's Elijah Ibitokun-Hanks has been named a preseason FCS All-American by Athlon Sports, announced on Thursday.

UAlbany Volleyball Releases Challenging 2017 Slate
Volleyball 06/09/2017

The UAlbany volleyball team, which has played in the last three America East title matches, has announced its schedule for the 2017 season.

Paula Heuser Earns Second Team CoSIDA Academic All-America Honors
Field Hockey 06/08/2017

Albany field hockey player Paula Heuser has been honored as a 2016-17 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-America Women's At-Large Second Team member, the organization announced on Thursday.

UAlbany Field Hockey Brings in Seven Newcomers for 2017 Season
Field Hockey 06/08/2017

UAlbany field hockey head coach Phil Sykes has announced the addition of seven new players to the squad for the 2017 season.

McClancy, Osika Selected as USILA DI Scholar All-Americans
Lacrosse - M 06/08/2017

UAlbany men's lacrosse players Kyle McClancy and Adam Osika have been honored as United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) Division I Scholar All-Americans, the committee announced on Wednesday night.

Social Media Countdown: 100 Days of Greatness
Athletics 06/08/2017

UAlbany will be celebrating each of the program's 100 Division I titles starting today and counting down 100 days to the first football game of the 2017 season via UAlbany social media.