On February 11, the University at Albany women's basketball team will host Hartford at SEFCU Arena at 2:00 p.m. The game is the centerpiece of the University's celebration of National Girls and & Women in Sports Day in partnership with the American Cancer Society.
University at Albany student-athletes posted a cumulative grade-point average of 3.14 for the fall semester, and 11 of the department¿s 18 teams earned combined GPAs of 3.20 or better.
On January 24, the University at Albany will host its 12th annual Commitment to Education day, as the women's basketball team will face Vermont in a special 11:00 a.m. game at SEFCU Arena. Each year, the Great Danes welcome local elementary and middle schools to campus for a great day of fun and educational experiences, along with a specially scheduled early game time.
More than 70 members of the University at Albany athletic department volunteered their time to Capital Region charities this week.
"Beat Siena" T-shirts will be available Saturday to all fans who purchased tickets to the Albany Cup through the University at Albany Athletics ticket office.
The University at Albany Student-Athlete Advisory Committee will be collecting items for the Regional Food Bank on Wednesday as part of the America East Food Frenzy.
The University at Albany has unveiled a new video scoreboard in SEFCU Arena that was made possible by a $1 million donation from Ed Swyer and Stuyvesant Plaza.
ALBANY, NY—The No. 21 University at Albany Field Hockey team prepares to open up America East play this Saturday, Sept 16th against the New Hampshire Wildcats. Opponent: New Hampshire Wildcats Date: Saturday, September 16th Location: Albany, NY - Alumni Turf Time: 1:00 PM Current Records: UAlbany: 2-3 UNH: 3-2
ALBANY, N.Y.—UAlbany Field Hockey fell to Boston College 2-1 in double overtime. "We played very well today. Our girls competed well with a very good BC team. We made a few adjustments from yesterday. Once we refine some little details we will go in a very good direction," said head coach Phil Sykes. With aggressive play from both teams, the Boston College Eagles took an early lead in the first half. Shortly after a penalty corner, the Eagles' Lucy Lytle scored in the fifth minute from an assist by Frederique Haverhals. However, the Great Danes followed closely behind. With three continuous Boston College fouls, Katie MacCullum fired back with her first career goal as a Great Dane to tie. Both teams battled back in the second half but were unable to score. Great defensive efforts were noted by captains Frederike Helmke and Anna Bottino. As the heat continued, the Eagles and Great Danes went scoreless for the first fifteen-minute overtime period. In the second overtime, Melissa Nealon came to the rescue recording a save off a penalty stroke, her second of the game. Unfortunately, it was not enough as Boston College's Caroline McGovern found the back of the goal to end the game. Boston College had more opportunities to score outshooting UAlbany 22-6. Melissa Nealon had an impressive 10 saves in the goal. UAlbany will next take the field Friday, September 1st against Holy Cross at 6 p.m. in Worcester, Mass.
The University at Albany has updated its policies and procedures for parking and security at all athletic events.
Thirteen lucky University at Albany fans were given prizes ranging from sideline passes to autographed helmets during the 2017 Dog Days of Summer promotion.