Leading the Great Danes to a victory at Penn State on Friday, UAlbany's Joe Cremo was selected as the America East Men's Basketball Player of the Week, announced on Monday.
Announced Monday, University at Albany sophomore running back Elijah Ibitokun-Hanks has been named the CAA Offensive Player of the Week. In addition, he was tabbed the FCS National Performer of the Week by the College Football Performance Awards (CFPA).
Looking to right the ship following the season-opening loss to #19/19 Kentucky, the University at Albany women's basketball team (0-2) played their second game in as many days, this time against #14/20 Miami (1-1) in the final game of the Kentucky Classic. UAlbany kept the score close early, but ultimately Miami pulled away, finishing with a final score of 77-53.
The UAlbany men's basketball team will look to make it two in a row on the road, battling Cincinnati at the Fifth Third Arena on Monday, November 14th at 7 p.m. for its second game in the Naismith Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tournament.
For the first time in program history, the University at Albany men's soccer program (12-5-2, 4-2-1 AE) won the America East title, defeating Hartford (9-10-3, 2-3-2 AE) by a score of 1-0. The tournament championship comes one year after the Great Danes won their first-ever regular season title.
The new-look University at Albany women's basketball (0-1) team made its long-awaited debut Saturday night in its first of two games in the Kentucky Classic, against the host Wildcats (#19/19; 2-0). After briefly holding a tie with Kentucky early in the first quarter, the Wildcats pulled away to the tune of 70-46 final score.
The UAlbany women's soccer team was the first squad to score two goals against #13 UConn since September 29th, but had its season come to an end in the NCAA First Round after a 4-2 defeat to the Huskies.
With 298 rushing yards and three touchdown scampers, sophomore running back Elijah Ibitokun-Hanks shattered UAlbany's all-time single-game rushing record and led the University at Albany football team from a 22-point deficit to a 36-25 victory over No. 21 New Hampshire Saturday afternoon at Wildcat Stadium. With the win, UAlbany improved to 6-4 overall and 3-4 in the CAA, while UNH fell to 6-4 on the season and 5-2 in conference play.