One year ago, then-rising University at Albany senior Grace Claxton traveled to Brazil to compete in the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro for her native Puerto Rico in the 400m hurdles. Now a UAlbany alumna, Claxton has made her way to London to compete in the same event at the 2017 IAAF World Championships.
Former Great Dane standout Amy Nicklin has returned to the Capital District to serve as an assistant coach for the UAlbany field hockey team starting in the 2017 season.
Former UAlbany all-conference guard Peter Hooley has signed a professional contract with Melbourne United in his native country of Australia for the 2017-18 season.
University at Albany running back Elijah Ibitokun-Hanks is one of 22 players on the FCS Walter Payton Award watch list.
UAlbany Athletics is pleased to announce this week's winners of "The Dog Days of Summer" promotion:
Running back Elijah Ibitokun-Hanks and fullback Anthony Manzo-Lewis both have been named to STATS FCS All-America Teams.
One day after releasing the 2016-17 track & field team All-Academic recipients, the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association announced the individual All-Academic recipients. The University at Albany landed five All-Academic individuals in Anika Hibbard, Matthew LeLiever, Adrian Mitchell, Halie Snyder, and Jason Tomlinson.
The University at Albany women's track & field program has been awarded US Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Academic honors, the organization announced Thursday.
The UAlbany women's lacrosse team has been recognized as a 2017 Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) Zag Sports Academic Honor Squad for strong success in the classroom.
The University at Albany athletics department has announced its Hall of Fame Class of 2017 inductees: Geir Gudmundsen, Alyssa Lotmore, Jamar Wilson and the 2005-06 UAlbany men's basketball team.
Running back Elijah Ibitokun-Hanks, fullback Anthony Manzo-Lewis and defensive lineman Malachi Hoskins all were named to the CAA Preseason All-Conference team for the University at Albany, which was picked sixth in the league preseason poll.
The UAlbany volleyball team has been honored as a 2016-17 American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Team Academic Award Recipient.