After a stellar performance against top tier opponents in California, Akuabata Okenwa has been honored as the America East Volleyball Player of the Week.
The UAlbany volleyball team gave a good battle against perennial power USC in Los Angeles on Saturday, but the Great Danes fell in four (16-25, 25-23, 21-25, 18-25) to the Women of Troy.
The UAlbany volleyball team fell in a pair of matches in the first day of the USC/LMU Tournament to #16 Michigan in three (18-25, 20-25, 20-25) and LMU in three (17-25, 16-25, 23-25) on its opening date of competition.
The UAlbany volleyball team is set to begin the 2017 season in Los Angeles, taking on Michigan, Loyola Marymount and USC for the opening weekend.
The last three years, the UAlbany volleyball team has reached the America East title match. The Great Danes look to get back the America East title this year for the first time since 2011.
For the first time since 2009, the UAlbany volleyball team will host an in-season tournament, the Desmond Hotel Invitational, from September 1-2 at the University Gym.
The UAlbany volleyball team has been predicted to finish second in the America East in the 2017 season in the preseason coaches poll.
The UAlbany volleyball team has been honored as a 2016-17 American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Team Academic Award Recipient.