Ten Great Danes Earn AE Presidential Scholar-Athlete Honors
The University at Albany track & field and cross country program has announced its selections for the 2019 Wall of Fame Class. The Class of 2019 is the fourth group of inductees since the Wall's creation, and consists of five men and five women.
The University at Albany cross country program saw both its men and women earn team All-Academic honors, the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association announced Thursday. The men compiled a cumulative GPA of 3.27 and the women earned a GPA of 3.31.
Cross country wrapped up the 2018 season with one final effort at the Northeast Regional Championships.
Two weeks after America East XC Championships, the University at Albany cross country program continues championship season with a trip to Buffalo for the Northeast Regional Championships. NCAA XC Championship participants are determined through the results of the Regional Championship races.
Victor Ortiz Rivera finishes fourth overall to lead UAlbany men's XC to a fifth place finish.
The University at Albany cross country program will return to Mine Falls Park in Nashua, N.H. for the America East XC Championships on Saturday. The team last competed Mine Falls Park, the home course of UMass Lowell, for the America East Pre-Conference Meet on September 8.
Hannah Reinhardt continues her stellar season, becoming the first women's repeat champion in more than 30 years to lead the Great Danes to the women's team title.
The University at Albany cross country program will host its lone home event on Friday, October 12 with the 52nd Annual UAlbany XC Invitiational. The meet has been renamed for the program founder, R.K. Munsey, whose name formerly adorned the men's championship 8K race. The men's race will now be named for Dr. Kevin Williams, who was UAlbany's head cross country coach from 1994-2001.
Hannah Reinhardt moves into third place in program history at 6K, highlighting shorthanded UAlbany XC at Lehigh University's Paul Short Run.
The University at Albany cross country program returns to action this weekend at Lehigh's Paul Short Invitational following a three-week training block.
Hannah Reinhardt and Victor Ortiz Rivera claimed individual victories for the second straight week at the America East Pre-Conference meet at UMass Lowell.