Vives Named Puerto Rico Event Coach For Summer Championships
The University at Albany track & field and cross country program has announced an incoming recruiting class of 25 student-athletes for the upcoming 2018-19 season. Nineteen women and six men will join the top squad in the America East, including two local recruits, seven transfer students, and two international students.
The University at Albany has announced today its Athletic Hall of Fame Class for 2018: Niki Branchini (women's lacrosse), Michael Dungey (football), Brandon Howlett (track and field), Kelly Ogden (softball) and the 2005 softball team.
Three members of the University at Albany track & field program competed beyond the end of their inaugural collegiate seasons over the weekend, participating in the 2018 USATF Junior Outdoor Championships at Indiana University. Freshmen Asia Jinks, Victor Cotto, and Bryan Nicholson were the Great Danes' representatives.
The 2017-18 collegiate season has come to a close, but a handful of student-athletes in the University at Albany track & field program will continue to compete well into the summer. First among this group is a trio of freshmen who will compete this weekend at the USATF Junior Outdoor Championships at Indiana University.
The University at Albany athletics programs combined to see 11 student-athletes earn Presidential Scholar-Athlete Awards for the 2017-18 academic season, the America East announced Wednesday. The 11 Great Danes were tied for the most in the conference with Binghamton.
UAlbany track & field concluded competition at NCAA East Preliminary Championships with four events on Day Three.
Walter Briggs advances to NCAA Outdoor Championships with a personal-best performance in the 400m hurdles.
Four UAlbany track & field athletes competed in the first day at the NCAA East Preliminary Championships, with one advancing into the next round.
The final stretch of the 2018 outdoor season has begun and the University at Albany track & field team will send a program record 16 student-athletes to this year's NCAA East Preliminary Championships.
The University at Albany track & field program tallied four America East All-Academic selections for the latest outdoor season, the conference offices announced Wednesday. The Great Danes earning the accolades were seniors Tara Belinsky, Kyle Gronostaj, Colleen Maloney, and Tyler Ranke. The quartet was named alongside a collection of 21 student-athletes, 11 women and 10 men, across the conference.
Five student-athletes from the University at Albany were honored as recipients of the 2017-18 Scholar-Athlete Award by SUNY Chancellor Kristina M. Johnson. The award recognizes outstanding academic excellence and athletic achievement.