Scoring eight goals each in the second and third quarters, the UAlbany men's lacrosse team took down UMass Lowell 21-11 to notch its sixth consecutive victory.
NEW BRITAIN, CT-- After relocating UAlbany Softball's season home opener against Central Connecticut State to CCSU's home field, UAlbany lost both games of the double header in five innings (5-13 and 1-9). "It was a cold and miserable day that both teams had to play in, but we were the only team that acted like the weather affected us," said Head Coach Chris Cannata. "We played bad defensively and when you add 17 walks to the mix you aren't going to beat anybody. We need to regroup and have a good week of practice to get ready for conference next weekend." GAME 1 (L 5-13) The Great Danes took an early 5-0 lead in the top of the first inning creating a strong presence at CCSU. Aliyah Wade started off the inning taking her spot on first base with a walk. Next up, McKenzie Bump hit a three-base shot down the right field line to score Wade. Donna Conrad then sent in Bump with a solid single to center field. Back-to-back doubles by Elizabeth Snow and Chelsea Henige added two more runs to the board making the score 4-0. Kelly Spear grounded out sending Henige to third, and then Mackenzie Cleary came in with a clutch single to send Henige home (5-0). In the bottom of the first, the Blue Devils were quick to answer with a homerun by lead off batter, Alexis Debrosse. The Great Danes then gave two back-to-back batters free bases with walks. A Blue Devil single then advanced another base runner home (5-2). Central Connecticut added an additional run in the second inning by a combination of a double, a bunt, and a sacrifice fly. (5-3). The Blue Devils took the lead from the Great Danes in the third scoring four runs, which included another homerun from Debrosse (5-7). UAlbany was unable to produce another hit until the fifth inning, but Aliyah Wade was left on base. In the bott
With Dakotah Savitcheff tying the all-time goals record and the Great Danes scoring 15 goals in the first half, the UAlbany women's lacrosse team defeated UMBC 19-12 to win its America East opener.
On the road to America East play this weekend, the University at Albany baseball team (8-7, 1-1 AE) earned a split of the series-opening doubleheader at UMBC (3-11, 1-1 AE). The Great Danes fell in a close matchup in the first game 7-6, but rebounded to win big in the second game, 9-1.
For the week ending March 18th, UAlbany men's lacrosse face-off specialist TD Ierlan was honored as the Epoch Inside Lacrosse Committed Academy Freshman of the Week.
The annual Spring Stomp, featuring the UAlbany football and men's lacrosse teams, is set for April 22nd at Tom & Mary Casey Stadium.
UAlbany added three America East Tournament titles during the winter season and holds the lead in the 2016-17 Stuart P. Haskell Jr. Commissioner's Cup standings.
"One" is just a number for University at Albany quarterback Will Brunson. Named the starting signal caller this spring by the UAlbany coaching staff, Brunson knows his No. 1 job is not guaranteed. Spring practice gives him a chance to develop his overall game and personal skills, no matter who gets more snaps behind the center next fall.
The #8/9 UAlbany men's lacrosse team has returned to John Fallon Field for its America East home opener, hosting UMass Lowell on Saturday, March 25th at 3 p.m. This is the first home game for UAlbany since March 1st and the second of three games at John Fallon Field.
The UAlbany women's lacrosse team is set to start America East play this weekend, hosting UMBC on Saturday, March 25th at noon at John Fallon Field.
The last two weeks have seen eight games on the University at Albany baseball team's (7-6) schedule cancelled due to the lingering effects of Winter Storm Stella. The Great Danes were able to make up four of the eight games lost in that stretch. This weekend, the team will look for a return to normalcy with the beginning of the 2017 conference schedule, a three-game series at UMBC.
The Colonial Athletic Association has announced that 42 UAlbany football players have been honored on the league's 2016 Academic All-Conference Team.