The University at Albany cross country program saw both its men and women earn team All-Academic honors, the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association announced Thursday. The men compiled a cumulative GPA of 3.27 and the women earned a GPA of 3.31.
University at Albany senior Cara Sherman has been named America East All-Academic, the conference offices announced Thursday. It is her second-straight All-Academic selection for cross country, and her third overall selection.
Cross country wrapped up the 2018 season with one final effort at the Northeast Regional Championships.
Two weeks after America East XC Championships, the University at Albany cross country program continues championship season with a trip to Buffalo for the Northeast Regional Championships. NCAA XC Championship participants are determined through the results of the Regional Championship races.
Fresh off their first America East title in program history, the University at Albany women's cross country team jumped four places to 10th in the latest Northeast Regional poll. It is the highest the Great Danes have ranked all season, and matches their highest position ever from the final poll of 2013.
Hannah Reinhardt leads UAlbany women's XC to its first-ever America East title.
The University at Albany cross country program will return to Mine Falls Park in Nashua, N.H. for the America East XC Championships on Saturday. The team last competed Mine Falls Park, the home course of UMass Lowell, for the America East Pre-Conference Meet on September 8.
University at Albany junior Hannah Reinhardt has been named America East Performer of the Week for women's cross country, the conference offices announced Wednesday. It is Reinhardt's fourth weekly award this season in four races. She was named alongside Vermont's Matt Hynes, who was named Men's Performer.
The University at Albany women's cross country team returned to the top-15 in the Northeast Regional Poll Monday after a two-week absence. The Great Danes reentered the poll at #14, their second-highest position of the season behind their preseason rank of #13.
Hannah Reinhardt continues her stellar season, becoming the first women's repeat champion in more than 30 years to lead the Great Danes to the women's team title.
The University at Albany cross country program will host its lone home event on Friday, October 12 with the 52nd Annual UAlbany XC Invitiational. The meet has been renamed for the program founder, R.K. Munsey, whose name formerly adorned the men's championship 8K race. The men's race will now be named for Dr. Kevin Williams, who was UAlbany's head cross country coach from 1994-2001.
For the third time this season, University at Albany junior Hannah Reinhardt has been named America East Women's Performer of the Week, the conference offices announced Wednesday. She was named alongside men's performer Dan Schaffer from Binghamton.