Yesterday, the University at Albany track & field program saw one of its student-athletes in freshman Adrian Mitchell qualify for NCAA Outdoor Championships in the men's javelin. Today, two more of the eight Great Danes who made the trip competed.
For the second consecutive year, the University at Albany track & field program will be represented at NCAA Outdoor Championships.
Eight student-athletes on the University at Albany track & field program remain active this late into a championship season that began on the first weekend in May. These eight have qualified for the NCAA East Preliminary Championships, which will take place at the University of Kentucky after spending the last few years at the University of North Florida.
The University at Albany track & field program was ranked once again in the Northeast regional poll, the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association announced Monday. The women fell one spot from last week to seventh, and the men held steady at 10th.
With the softball team winning the America East championship today, the University at Albany has earned 100 conference titles since joining the Division I ranks in 1999.
The University at Albany track & field program visited Princeton University for IC4A and ECAC Outdoor Championships over the weekend. For the first time, the final day of the meets did not conflict with commencement, meaning the seniors on the roster would not have to choose between competing in finals and attending graduation. Inclement weather forced a significant change in the meet schedule, but despite the alteration the men and women each earned top-10 team finishes.
Last weekend, the University at Albany track & field program swept the men's and women's America East Outdoor Championships for the ninth consecutive season. The men won their 13th straight team title and the women won their ninth straight. This weekend, championship season continues with IC4A and ECAC Outdoor Championships at Princeton University.
Coming off their latest America East Outdoor Championship victories, the University at Albany men's and women's track & field teams continued to hold spots in the Northeast regional poll this week, the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association announced Monday. The women climbed one spot to sixth, while the men fell four spots to 10th.
The University at Albany men's track & field program has won its 13th-consecutive America East Outdoor Championship. The Great Danes scored 166 points to defeat runner-up UMBC, who scored 139 points.
The University at Albany track & field team descended upon the University of New Hampshire for the 2017 America East Outdoor Championships which started on Saturday. After the first of two days of competition, the men lead the team standings with 46 points, and the women are fourth with 30 points.
The University at Albany track & field program will visit New Hampshire this weekend to compete in the America East Outdoor Championships. The men are 12-time defending champions and the women have won each of the last eight.
University at Albany freshman thrower Adrian Mitchell has been named America East Men's Field Performer of the Week, the conference offices announced Wednesday. He his joined this week by men's track performer Jamal Cody from UMBC, women's track performer Elinor Purrier from New Hampshire, and women's field performer Keishorea Armstrong from Binghamton.