University at Albany seniors Mary Adeyeye of women's track & field, Laini Leindecker of women's volleyball, and Keith Traut of men's soccer have been named as nominees for the America East Woman and Man of the Year awards, the conference offices announced Tuesday. The three Great Danes were named as part of a group of 22 student-athletes (10 men, 12 women) in the America East to earn a nomination.
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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.
Four UAlbany student-athletes were honored as recipients of the 2016-17 Scholar-Athlete Award by SUNY Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher, recognizing outstanding academic excellence and athletic achievement.
On Tuesday, April 25th, UAlbany Athletics hosted its annual UAlbany Athletic Alumni Career Panel.
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.