Athletics - Archives 2016-17

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Women’s Golf Ties for First Place in MAAC Preseason Coaches Poll
Athletics 02/14/2017

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.

Snow Earns Spot on FastPitch News 2017 Preseason TOP 50 NCAA Softball Hitters
Athletics 02/05/2017

UAlbany senior catcher, Liz Snow, has been selected to the FastPitch News 2017 Preseason TOP 50 NCAA Softball Hitters list. The ranking was based off numerous statistics as well as the strength of schedule. "I am so thankful everyday just to be able to play this sport, so being recognized as one of the top hitters in the country is incredibly rewarding," said Snow. "I am exceptionally thankful for my teammates and coaches, both past and present, for accepting my quirkiness and shaping me into the player I am today." In the 2016 season, Snow ran

Paula Heuser, Laini Leindecker Selected as America East Fall Scholar-Athletes
Athletics 02/02/2017

Two UAlbany student-athletes, Paula Heuser of field hockey and Laini Leindecker of volleyball, have been honored as America East Fall Scholar Athletes for the 2016-17 season.

Great Dane Athletic Club Invites All to Attend Town Hall Meetings
Athletics 01/20/2017

The Great Dane Athletic Club (GDAC) invites fans to attend one of our upcoming Town Hall meetings. These meetings are open to season tickets holders, donors, fans and the general public to discuss the Great Dane Athletic Club, scholarship seating, benefits, parking, and 2017-18 Football and Men's Basketball season tickets.

Commitment To Education Day Set For January 26
Athletics 01/17/2017

On January 26, the University at Albany will host its 11th annual Commitment to Education day, for which the university will welcome local schools to campus for a great and fun educational experience.

UAlbany Athletic Hall of Fame Nominations Now Open for Class of 2017
Athletics 01/09/2017

The University at Albany athletic department is now accepting nominations for the UAlbany Athletic Hall of Fame for the Class of 2017. Nominations for this class will be accepted through Wednesday, March 1st.

UAlbany Students Help Raise Money with “No Shave November” for Bernard & Millie Children’s Foundation
Athletics 12/15/2016

This past November, UAlbany students Jon Martin, Sean McCleary and Brendan Chetuck formed the group "Beards with Benefits" for "No Shave November," helping raise money for the Bernard & Millie Children's Foundation.

UAlbany Leads 2016-17 America East Commissioner’s Cup Standings Through Fall Season
Athletics 11/29/2016

Through the fall season, the University at Albany has the lead in the 2016-17 Stuart P. Haskell Jr. Commissioner's Cup Standings with a pair of conference tournament and regular season titles.

Fan Information: UAlbany vs. Siena - Albany Cup
Athletics 11/23/2016

The highly anticipated Albany Cup has finally arrived! The UAlbany and Siena Men's and Women's Basketball programs will tip off the latest installment of this long time rivalry at the SEFCU Arena this Sunday, November 27.

UAlbany SAAC to Take Part in 2016 #AEFoodFrenzy at UAlbany-Vermont Field Hockey Game
Athletics 10/04/2016

The UAlbany Student Athletic Advisory Committee (SAAC) will participate in the 2nd annual America East Food Frenzy during the UAlbany-Vermont field hockey game on Friday, October 7th at 2 p.m.

UAlbany To Hold Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony Friday Night
Athletics 10/03/2016

UAlbany To Hold Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony Friday Night

UAlbany Announces Dog Days Of Summer Grand Prize Winner
Athletics 09/06/2016

UAlbany Athletics is pleased to announce the Grand Prize Winner of "The Dog Days of Summer" promotion. The winner is Bill Newman! Bill has won an away game experience with the team of his choice -- football or men' basketball.