Three weeks have passed since the University at Albany cross country program last competed. That drought will end this week when the Great Danes take a trip to Boston to compete at the Coast-to-Coast Battle in Beantown on Friday.
The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association released its Week 2 regional rankings Monday. The University at Albany men's and women's cross country teams each held spots in the Northeast poll, despite not competing for the last two weekends.
After being left out of the preseason poll, the University at Albany men's and women's cross country teams both jumped into the Week 1 Northeast Regional rankings Monday.
The University at Albany cross country program put its best foot forward on Saturday to start the 2017 season. Competing at the America East Pre-Conference Meet, the men placed first out of four teams in the field, and the women placed second.
The University at Albany men's and women's cross country program will visit the University of Vermont on Saturday to open the 2017 season at the America East Pre-Conference Meet. The meet serves as a dry run on this year's championship course, to provide the teams in the conference the chance to familiarize themselves with it before championships in November.
The University at Albany cross country program has released its 2017 season schedule. The Great Danes will compete in four meets leading up to the America East Championships, with the potential for three postseason meets to end the season.
The University at Albany athletics department has announced its Hall of Fame Class of 2017 inductees: Geir Gudmundsen, Alyssa Lotmore, Jamar Wilson and the 2005-06 UAlbany men's basketball team.
The University at Albany track & Field and cross country program has announced an incoming recruiting class of 32 student athletes for the 2017-18 season. Twenty women and 12 men will join the top squad in the America East, including three transfer students, two international students, and one capital region native.