Basketball - W - Archives 2016-17

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UAlbany Earns Fifth Straight America East Commissioner's Cup
Athletics 06/02/2017

Winning nine of 17 America East Tournament titles, the University at Albany has earned the Stuart P. Haskell Jr. Commissioner's Cup for the fifth consecutive athletic season and the sixth time in history.

Women's Basketball Signs Kantzy
Basketball - W 05/18/2017

The University at Albany women's basketball program has added its first new recruit for the 2017-18 season. Amanda Kantzy, a 6' 3" forward from Vallingby, Sweden will transfer in to UAlbany from Colorado State.

UAlbany - 100 Division I Conference Championships
Athletics 05/14/2017

With the softball team winning the America East championship today, the University at Albany has earned 100 conference titles since joining the Division I ranks in 1999.

Albany Cup Returning to Times Union Center
Basketball - M 05/02/2017

The annual battle for the Albany Cup will be returning to the Times Union Center this winter. UAlbany will take on crosstown rival Siena in a men's and women's basketball doubleheader on Saturday, Dec. 9.

Edwards Receives Chancellor's Award
Basketball - W 04/26/2017

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.

UAlbany Maintains Lead in 2016-17 America East Commissioner's Cup Standings Through Winter Season
Athletics 03/24/2017

UAlbany added three America East Tournament titles during the winter season and holds the lead in the 2016-17 Stuart P. Haskell Jr. Commissioner's Cup standings.

Play Women's Basketball Falls At Connecticut 116-55
Basketball - W 03/18/2017

Playing in their sixth consecutive NCAA Tournament, the University at Albany faced top overall seed Connecticut in the first round. Last season, the Great Danes finally broke through, upsetting fifth-seed Florida in the first round before falling to fourth-seed Syracuse in the second. Saturday, the Great Danes fell to the Huskies by a score of 116-55, bringing UAlbany's season 2016-17 to a close.

Women's Basketball Opens NCAA Tournament vs. #1 Connecticut
Basketball - W 03/16/2017

Last week, the University at Albany women's basketball program won its sixth consecutive America East title and earned its sixth consecutive automatic bid into the NCAA Tournament. On Monday, the team finally learned its opponent, drawing top overall seed Connecticut, who will host the game on their home floor in Storrs, Conn.

Women's Basketball Draws #1 Connecticut In NCAA Tournament
Basketball - W 03/13/2017

Three days after winning their sixth-consecutive America East title, the University at Albany women's basketball program (21-11, 12-4 AE) gathered in the SEFCU Arena Hall of Fame Room and awaited their selection for the NCAA Tournament. The team didn't have to wait long, as their name was called in the first matchup revealed. Their opponent will be top overall seed Connecticut (32-0, 16-0 AAC).

Women's Basketball Wins Sixth-Straight America East Title
Basketball - W 03/10/2017

For the sixth consecutive season, the University at Albany (21-11, 12-4 AE) women's basketball team has won the America East Championship. In a rematch of last year's title game that saw the Great Danes edge out a one-point victory, UAlbany defeated Maine (18-16, 9-7 AE) at SEFCU Arena 66-50.

Women's Basketball Hosts #4 Maine In America East Final
Basketball - W 03/09/2017

For the sixth consecutive season, the University at Albany will play in the America East finals, having won each of the last five. The Great Danes will host the tournament final for the fifth consecutive year, and will play Maine for the second consecutive.

Women's Basketball Advances To Sixth-Straight America East Title Game; Defeats #6 Hartford 67-65
Basketball - W 03/05/2017

The University at Albany women's basketball team (20-11, 12-4 AE) found itself in another America East semifinal Sunday afternoon, this time against tournament #6 Hartford (17-14, 7-9 AE). Saturday night the Great Danes defeated tournament #7 Vermont by 20 points to earn a berth into the program's sixth straight America East semifinal.