As the calendar turns to March the University at Albany baseball program finds itself on the cusp of its 2017 season. Head coach Jon Mueller will field a squad that went 23-30 in 2016, good for fifth place in the America East. The 23 wins from last year represented a nine-win improvement over the 2015 campaign.
The Great Danes welcome assistant coach Kate Gentile to the UAlbany softball program. "I am grateful for the opportunity to join the staff here at UAlbany. The softball program has a history of success and I will look to use my experience in the game to contribute to that success moving forward" said Gentile.
UAlbany women's lacrosse's Jessica Davos has been promoted to the team's associate head coach, announced by the team today.
Tickets for the 2017 America East Tournament Quarterfinal Round at the SEFCU Arena on Wednesday, March 1st are now on sale to UAlbany season ticket holders and the general public.
The UAlbany men's basketball team will look to knock off the last undefeated team in America East play, heading to Burlington to take on Vermont on Wednesday, February 22nd at 7 p.m.
The University at Albany track & field program saw both the men's and the women's teams fall in the Northeast regional rankings this week, the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association announced Monday. While inactive last weekend, the men fell two spots from where they were a week ago to seventh, while the women dropped one spot to 10th.
With a historic 10-goal performance against Yale, Sarah Martin was selected as the Player of the Week by US Lacrosse Magazine.
After leading the Great Danes' offense to its first victories of the season, Sarah Martin and Sam Tortora have each been recognized with America East weekly honors by the league.
Earning double-doubles in a pair of UAlbany victories, Devonte Campbell has been chosen as the America East Men's Basketball Co-Player of the Week.
The UAlbany men's basketball team secured a home game in the upcoming America East Tournament quarterfinal round, using a dominating defensive first half to defeat Maine 74-56 on the road on Sunday afternoon.
Down six with just over 14 minutes to play, the UAlbany women's lacrosse team rallied back with a game-ending 8-0 run to take down Yale 13-11 on Saturday afternoon, including a program single game record 10 goals by Sarah Martin.
Playing in the final home game of the 2016-17 regular season, in addition to celebrating Senior Day, the University at Albany women's basketball team (16-11, 10-4 AE) hosted Maine (15-15, 8-7 AE) for the second of two regular-season meetings between last year's America East finalists. Earlier this season at Maine, UAlbany fell by a score of 81-74. This time, the Great Danes opened up a double-digit lead and held off a surge from the Black Bears to take the game 64-60.