Field Hockey Score: #22 UAlbany 4 – New Hampshire 2 Location: Durham, N.H. Season Records: UAlbany 11-6 New Hampshire 6-11 America East Records: UAlbany 6-2 New Hampsire 3-4 Short Story: The Great Danes scored two goals in each half of the match up with UNH. UAlbany held the majority of possession. Ghislaine Beerken led the team with four points, followed by Katie MacCallum and Dana Bozek with two.
ALBANY, N.Y.—The Great Danes will compete in the last America East regular season game this Friday, October 27th in Durham, N.H. against the UNH Wildcats. UAlbany will enter the game with a season record of 10-6 and 5-2 in conference, while UNH is 6-10 overall and 3-3 in conference. This will be UAlbany's final game before the America East Tournament which will take place in UMass Lowell Nov. 2- Nov. 5.
Field Hockey Score: #20 UAlbany 3 – Vermont 2 Location: Albany, N.Y. Season Records: UAlbany 10-5 Vermont 5-10 America East Records: UAlbany 5-1 Vermont 1-5 Short Story: Down by two goals at the half with less than 20 minutes remaining and a pulled goalie, UAlbany's Dana Bozek scored two goals to send the Great Danes to overtime. Then, just 27 seconds after the start of overtime, Bozek found Briddell pushed to the right of the goal. Briddell fired to make the final score 3-2 UAlbany. KEY STATS
GILBERT, Ariz. – UAlbany senior Anna Bottino has been chosen as a participant in the 2017 Victory Sports Tours/National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Division I Senior Game. Bottino was one of 50 players across all of DI field hockey to be named as participants. Last season, UAlbany's seniors Maxi Primus and Paula Heuser were honored as participants in the 2016 Senior Game. This year the Senior Game will be played following the semifinals of the NCAA Division I Field Hockey Championship, November 17th at the University of Louisvillle. Bottino has accumulated many accolades over the years including being named to the 2015 NFHCA All-Region First Team. In the America East, Bottino was named the America East Rookie of the Year (2014) and is a two-time Second Team All-Conference selection (2014, 2015). Also in 2015, Bottino was named the America East Tournament's Most Outstanding Player. Academically, she is a two-time member of the NFHCA National Academic Squad majoring in psychology. Anna Bottino and the Great Danes return to action on October 20th vs. Vermont at 2 P.M.
ALBANY, N.Y.—The Great Dane field hockey team will conclude their regular season home contests this weekend on Friday, October 20th vs. Vermont, and senior day on Sunday, October 22nd vs. Maine. SCHEDULE Vermont- Friday, October 20th @ 1 P.M. on Alumni Turf Senior Day Maine- Sunday, October 22nd @ 1 P.M. on Alumni Turf
Field Hockey Score: #20 UAlbany 4 – UMass Lowell 2 Location: Lowell, Mass. - Season Records: UAlbany 9-5 UMass Lowell- 8-8
Field Hockey Score: #20 UAlbany 3 – Sacred Heart 0 Location: Albany, N.Y. – Alumni Turf Season Records: UAlbany 8-5 Sacred Heart 5-9 Short Story: UAlbany scored three goals in the first half to secure the shutout win over Sacred Heart. Katie MacCallum led the team in points with two goals.
Cosima Rocktaeschel was named the America East Rookie of the Week. This is Rocktaeschel's first weekly honor and the Danes' fourth honor this season. The freshman was honored for her seven point performance in the 8-2 UAlbany victory over Fairfield. Not only did Rocktaeschel score her first career goal, but the freshman recorded the team's first hat trick of the season with goals in the 13th, 19th, and 58th minute. The #20 Great Danes return Wednesday, October 11th at 2:00 PM on Alumni Turf vs. Sacred Heart.
ALBANY, N.Y.—The University at Albany takes on a mid-week non-conference challenge against Sacred Heart before traveling to UMass Lowell on Sunday. Last weekend the Great Danes' first game was on Friday against faced the very tough Maine Black Bear team. Ghislaine Beerkens was able to find the back of the
Field Hockey Score: #19 UAlbany 8 - Fairfield 2 Location: Albany, N.Y. – Alumni Turf Season Records: UAlbany 7-5 Fairfield 3-10 Short Story: The Great Danes beat the Fairfield Stags by six goals with a final score of 8-2. Not only did Cosima Rocktaeschel score her first
Field Hockey Score: #19 UAlbany 1 - Maine 0 Location: Orono, Maine Season Records: UAlbany 6-5 Maine 7-4
ALBANY,N.Y.—This weekend #18 UAlbany will travel to Orono, Maine on Friday, October 6th to face the Maine Black Bears at 3:00 P.M., and on Sunday, the Great Danes will return home to take on a non-league game against Fairfield at 1:00 P.M. SCHEDULE Maine - Friday, October 6th @ 3:00 P.M. in Orono, Maine (Streamed on ESPN 3) Fairfield- Sunday, October 8th @ 1:00 P.M. on Alumni Turf (Streamed on AmericaEast.tv) UALBANY #18 IN NFHCA POLL: This week the University at Albany women's field hockey team hung on to its #18 spot in the NFHCA poll after a 1-1 weekend against America East opponents UMass Lowell and Vermont. Last Friday, the Great Danes slipped to UMass Lowell 2-1 in double overtime and last Sunday UAlbany scored four goals against Vermont to earn the win (4-1). SCOUTING MAINE: The Maine Black Bears will enter Friday 7-3 on the season. Last Sunday, Maine competed in their first America East, East Division conference game of the season recording a 3-2 win over UM