Four UAlbany track & field athletes competed in the first day at the NCAA East Preliminary Championships, with one advancing into the next round.
The final stretch of the 2018 outdoor season has begun and the University at Albany track & field team will send a program record 16 student-athletes to this year's NCAA East Preliminary Championships.
The University at Albany track & field program tallied four America East All-Academic selections for the latest outdoor season, the conference offices announced Wednesday. The Great Danes earning the accolades were seniors Tara Belinsky, Kyle Gronostaj, Colleen Maloney, and Tyler Ranke. The quartet was named alongside a collection of 21 student-athletes, 11 women and 10 men, across the conference.
Five student-athletes from the University at Albany were honored as recipients of the 2017-18 Scholar-Athlete Award by SUNY Chancellor Kristina M. Johnson. The award recognizes outstanding academic excellence and athletic achievement.
For the third straight week, the University at Albany track & field program remained unmoved in the Northeast regional poll, the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association announced Monday. The men and women both retained their sixth and eighth ranking, respectively.
The UAlbany women win their first-ever ECAC Outdoor title behind four event victories while the men place sixth overall.
Championship season continues for the University at Albany track & field program with a trip to Princeton University this weekend for IC4A and ECAC Outdoor Championships. The Great Danes just swept their 10th straight America East Outdoor Championship meet, with the men claiming their 14th straight outdoor title and the women winning their 10th-straight.
The University at Albany track & field team swept its 10th straight America East Outdoor Championships over the weekend, and for their efforts the men and women retained their regional rankings from last week with the men coming in sixth and the women in eighth.
The UAlbany men's track & field team won its 14th-straight America East Outdoor title, claiming victory in eight events and defeating runner-up and America East Indoor champion UMass Lowell 219-165.5.
A Great Dane sweep of the men's and women's 3,000m steeplechase highlights the first day at America East Outdoor Championships. The men hold a narrow lead in the team standings ahead of America East Indoor champion UMass Lowell while the women rank second behind New Hampshire.
Outdoor track's 2018 championship season begins this weekend with the America East Outdoor Championships. The University at Albany will look to defend both the men's and women's titles from last season, while extending long winning streaks of 13 for the men and nine for the women.
University at Albany junior Sidney Gibbons has earned the 2018 outdoor season's final America East Men's Track Performer of the Week award, the conference offices announced Wednesday. He was named alongside Men's Field performer Michael Shanahan from New Hampshire, Women's Track performer Elinor Purrier from New Hampshire, and Women's Field performer Rachael Bergeron from Maine.