University at Albany senior Cassandra Edwards has been named a recipient of the Chancellor's Award, the university announced last week. It is the latest in a long line of accolades that Edwards has received academically as a UAlbany student and athletically as a member of the women's basketball team.
After seeing yet another one of their games cancelled due to inclement weather, the University at Albany (13-30, 3-9 AE) hit the road once again, this time to play a single game at Iona. The Great Danes found themselves in a three-run deficit, but scored seven in the final two innings to win the game 8-4.
University at Albany senior Mary Adeyeye resumed competition Wednesday at the Penn Relays for the final three events of the women's heptathlon. After the first four events, Adeyeye stood in second place with 2,637 points, trailing only Ursuline sophomore Janelle Perry who had accumulated 2,769 points by the end of the first day.
The scheduled UAlbany-Binghamton softball game scheduled for Wednesday, April 26th has been postponed.
The UAlbany women's lacrosse team will have one final game before the America East Tournament, heading to Vestal to play Binghamton on Saturday, April 29th at 1 p.m.
University at Albany sprinter Osiris Nicholson and thrower Tara Belisnky have been named America East Performers of the Week, the conference offices announced Wednesday. Nicholson, who was named men's track performer, and Belinsky, who was named women's field performer, are joined this week by women's track performer Shannon Murdock from New Hampshire and men's field performer Alexios Prodanas from UMBC.
The University at Albany's time at the 2017 Penn Relays started two days earlier than usual with senior multis athlete Mary Adeyeye competing in the heptathlon, which began on Tuesday.
The University at Albany baseball game vs. Central Connecticut State originally scheduled for Tuesday, April 25 has been cancelled due to inclement weather. The game will not be made up.
Last weekend the University at Albany track & field program hosted its 33rd annual Spring Classic, its lone home meet of the 2017 outdoor season. This week, the team will split up for the final time this season, with a small group visiting Philadelphia for the Penn Relays, and the majority of the team taking a crosstown trip to compete at RPI's Capital District Classic.
Former Irish National Team member and longtime assistant coach, at Oakland and Troy, Claire Scanlan will serve as an assistant coach for the UAlbany women's soccer team starting in the 2017 season.
Over the weekend, the University at Albany baseball team (13-20, 3-9 AE) split a four-game home-and-home series with Marist. The series included a makeup of the Great Danes' originally scheduled home opener. This week, the Great Danes will host one game against Central Connecticut State before immediately heading on the road to visit Iona the following day.
The University at Albany track & field program improved its position in both the men's and women's Northeast regional poll this week, the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association announced Monday. Both the men and women improved two places, with the men coming in sixth and the women in seventh.