TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Spring Stomp
The University at Albany is set to host the annual Spring Stomp on Saturday, April 22nd, inviting all to a fun-filled day of athletic contests on campus.
The UAlbany football and women's lacrosse teams will take part in the "Be the Match" campaign to help add people to the bone narrow donor registry.
UAlbany Athletics, in partnership with ESPN Radio 104.5 FM and DeCresente Distributing, is excited to announce the first ever Great Dane Tailgate Challenge at the 2017 Spring Stomp, April 22nd.
ALBANY, N.Y.— UAlbany Softball will host the Cornell Big Red in a double header on Wednesday, April 5th beginning at 3:00 PM. Last time out, UAlbany hosted the Stony Brook Seawolves in their first conference game of the 2017 season. The Great Danes fell in both games 5-2 and 7-5 but managed 17 total hits. In the first game of the doubleheader, senior Liz Snow set a UAlbany record of 52 career homeruns. Moving forward to Cornell, UAlbany looks to improve their defensive end of the game and eliminate crucial errors. SCOUTING CORNELL The Cornell Big Red has an overall season record of 6-11 and an Ivy League record of 1-3. This Monday Cornell faced Marist
ALBANY, NY-- UAlbany Softball will host the Siena Saints March 30th, a day later than the original scheduled game on March 29th that was postponed due to field conditions. GREAT DANES ARE BACK The Great Danes last took the field at Central Connecticut State in a double header that was originally scheduled to take place at University Field, but was moved due to field conditions. UAlbany went 0-2 in the double header only playing ten innings combined. SCOUTING SIENA Looking forward to tomorrow's match up the Siena Saints are 3-16 overall. Siena has two big wins over Robert Morris (3-2) and (9-8), and an additional win against UNC Wilmington (4-1). Senior Chelsea Drew leads the Saints with a slugging percentage of .686, hitting in 13 RBIs and five homeruns for the season. LOOKING BACK TO 2016 In last year's double header between Siena and UAlbany on April 14. Siena took the first game 10-0 in five innings with a standout performance from Siena's 2016 senior catcher, Sammy Smaldone who went 3-3 at the plate. However, the Great Danes regrouped and took the second game with a score of 13-8. A 2016 freshman, Celeste Verdolivo took the win in the circle striking out six batters. Liz Snow helped set the Great Danes on top with four RBIs and three hits. The Great Danes and the Saints will match up at 2:30 PM and 4:30 PM for a doubleheader which will take place on University Field.
The annual Spring Stomp, featuring the UAlbany football and men's lacrosse teams, is set for April 22nd at Tom & Mary Casey Stadium.
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.
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The University at Albany men's lacrosse game vs. #2 Maryland originally scheduled for Saturday, March 11 at 3:00 p.m. has been postponed due to inclement weather. The game will be made up on Wednesday, April 12 at a time to be announced.
UAlbany graduate assistant athletic trainer Kevin Tarpey will serve as a panelist during a screening of "Chasing the Dragon" on March 7th, helping lead a discussion with students and members of the community about prescription drug and heroin abuse.
Women's Golf Ties for First Place in MAAC Preseason Coaches Poll The University at Albany has tied for first place in the 2017 Women's Golf MAAC Preseason Coaches' Poll. The Great Danes received a total of 71 points with the highest number of first place votes (5) in the poll, making it the third season in a row where the Great Danes have been selected to finish first in the MAAC Women's Golf Championship.