The awards keep coming in for the University at Albany men's soccer program following their deepest postseason run in program history.
Following the deepest postseason run in program history, the University at Albany men's soccer team has been ranked a program-high 17th in the final Coaches Poll of the 2016 season, the National Soccer Coaches Association of America announced Tuesday. The mark improves upon their previous best of 21, set in the penultimate poll of the season, released on November 15.
The National Soccer Coaches Association of America announced Tuesday its selections for the All-Regional First, Second, and Third teams. The University at Albany had three representatives among the selections, senior defenders Keith Traut and Bernardo Mattos, and junior forward Afonso Pinheiro.
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.
Playing in its first NCAA Sweet 16, the #14 seed University at Albany men's soccer program (13-6-2) faced off against #3 seed Clemson (14-3-5) at the Tigers' Historic Riggs Field on Sunday night. The Great Danes' program-best run came to an abrupt end, falling 3-1 to the Tigers.
A week after playing in its first-ever NCAA tournament game, the University at Albany men's soccer program (13-5-2) will play a Sweet 16 matchup with the Clemson Tigers at their historic Riggs Field on Sunday.
After winning its first ever NCAA tournament game, the University at Albany men's soccer program has raked in a handful of accolades reflecting the performance of the team and its players
Playing in and hosting its first ever NCAA tournament game, the #14-seed University at Albany men's soccer program defeated Boston College 3-0 Sunday, avenging a 5-3 regular season loss and advancing to the third round of the NCAA tournament.
For the first time in program history, the University at Albany men's soccer program (12-5-2) will play in, and host, an NCAA tournament game. The #14 seed Great Danes will take the field Sunday afternoon for a rematch with the Boston College Eagles.
It has been a season of firsts for the University at Albany men's soccer program. They have attained their highest-ever RPI ranking, knocked off #3 Syracuse at home, won the America East Championship, and earned a first-round bye into the NCAA Tournament.
The University at Albany men's soccer team made history for the second consecutive day on Monday with the revealing of their draw for the 2016 NCAA tournament. The Great Danes earned the 14th overall seed, as well as a first-round bye.
For the first time in program history, the University at Albany men's soccer program (12-5-2, 4-2-1 AE) won the America East title, defeating Hartford (9-10-3, 2-3-2 AE) by a score of 1-0. The tournament championship comes one year after the Great Danes won their first-ever regular season title.