Robert Keith "R.K." Munsey passed away in his sleep overnight Friday. He was 91.
The America East announced the 2017 men's and women's cross country All-Academic selections Wednesday. The University at Albany landed two student-athletes, Cara Sherman and Kyle Gronostaj among the overall group of 20. Both Sherman and Gronostaj are local products.
The UAlbany men's and women's cross country teams placed 15th and 24th respectively at Northeast Regional Championships Friday, closing out the 2017 season.
Championship season continues for the University at Albany men's and women's cross country program. Friday, the teams will travel to Buffalo for the Division I Northeast Regional Championships. At stake for the top team and individual performers is a berth into NCAA Championships.
The UAlbany women's cross country team placed fifth at conference championships behind All-Conference performances from Hannah Reinhardt and Cara Sherman.
The University at Albany cross country team will kick off the 2017 postseason on Saturday when they return to Vermont for the America East XC Championships.
UAlbany swept the individual titles behind Hannah Reinhardt and Ryan Udvadia, who led the women and men to second and first place finishes, respectively.
The University at Albany cross country program, two weeks after their last meet, will host the lone home meet of the 2017 season on Saturday, the 51st Annual UAlbany XC Invitational.
The University at Albany track & field and cross country program has announced its selections for the 2017 Wall of Fame class. The Class of 2017, the third group of inductees, consists of five men and five women.
Facing the largest field they will see all season, the University at Albany men's and women's cross country teams finished 21st and 25th respectively at Lehigh University's Paul Short Run. For the second consecutive week, Ryan Udvadia and Hannah Reinhardt paced the men and the women, with each setting new personal bests.
Following a three-week layoff, the University at Albany returned to competition in Boston amidst a field of regional championship contenders. The men placed 10th and the women placed 17th in the team standings behind top team finishers Ryan Udvadia and Hannah Reinhardt, respectively.
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.