The University at Albany Athletic Department announced today that Women┐s Lacrosse Head Coach, John Battaglino, has stepped down after seven seasons at the helm of the Great Danes program. Battaglino cited personal reasons for the move. In the interim, UAlbany has promoted Associate Head Coach, Jessica Davos, to the head-coaching position for the remainder of the season. A national search will ensue following the conclusion of the season.
The University at Albany women's basketball program jumped four places in the CollegeInsider.com Women's Mid-Major Top-25 Tuesday, coming in at #17. It is the team's highest ranking this season.
The indoor season continues to roll along and the University at Albany will compete in their first multi-day meet of the season this weekend when they return to the Armory for the first time in three years for the Dr. Sadler Invitational Columbia Challenge, formerly known as the Armory Track Invitational.
The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association released Monday its inaugural top-15 regional rankings for the 2018 indoor track season. In the Northeast region, the University at Albany men rank sixth and the women rank 11th.
Riding their second winning streak of six or more games this season, including going 2-0 on their latest road trip, the University at Albany women's basketball team returns to SEFCU Arena on Wednesday to host Vermont in a special early tipoff to celebrate Commitment to Education Day.
Two former University at Albany field hockey players have been named to the U.S. Women's National Development Squad, which was announced this this past week by USA Field Hockey.
The high preseason marks for the UAlbany men's lacrosse team continue to come in, with the Great Danes being ranked #3 in the first United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) poll of 2018.
For the second consecutive week, University at Albany hurdler Sidney Gibbons has been named America East Performer of the Week for men's track. He is named alongside Stony Brook's Amanda Stead (women's track) and Kaylyn Gordon (women's field), and New Hampshire's Michael Shanahan (men's field).
The UAlbany men's basketball team will return to the site of the 2017 America East title game, taking on Vermont on Wednesday, January 24th at 7 p.m. in Burlington.
The UAlbany men's basketball team is back in the top-20 of the College Insider Mid-Major Top-25 this week.
On January 24, the University at Albany will host its 12th annual Commitment to Education day, as the women's basketball team will face Vermont in a special 11:00 a.m. game at SEFCU Arena. Each year, the Great Danes welcome local elementary and middle schools to campus for a great day of fun and educational experiences, along with a specially scheduled early game time.
The University at Albany field hockey program has announced the signings of Kelsey McCrudden, a midfielder from Yorktown Heights, N.Y., and Elaina Burchell, forward/midfielder from Whitney Point, N.Y.