The University at Albany track & field program landed eight individual All-Academic honorees, six women and two men, for the 2018-19 season, the U.S. Track & Field Association announced.
University at Albany rising sophomore EJ Onah won the bronze medal over the weekend at the U20 Pan American Games. Her final mark of 19-11.75 is just shy of her collegiate best of 20-02.25.
The University at Albany track & field and cross country program has announced an incoming recruiting class of 32 student-athletes for the upcoming 2019-18 season. Thirteen women and 19 women will join the top squad in the America East, including seven local recruits, five transfer students, and five international students.
University at Albany Director of Track & Field and Cross Country has once again been selected by the Federación de Atletismo de Puerto Rico to join the Puerto Rico coaching staff, this time at the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru.
Four Great Danes have been named as 2018-19 America East Spring Scholar-Athletes. Tara Belinsky from women's track & field, Jordyn Marr from women's lacrosse, Jakob Patterson from men's lacrosse, and Sarah Petzold from softball were the selections for their respective sports, the conference offices announced Thursday. The University at Albany claimed four of the available six Scholar-Athlete honors for the spring season.
EJ Onah earns a spot on the U20 Team USA roster, earning U20 All-America honors alongside teammate Shelby Bigsby.
168 UAlbany Student-Athletes Named to America East Honor Roll
Harris Places Sixth at NCAA Outdoor Championships
Belinsky Named America East Woman of the Year
The final meet of the 2019 collegiate season, the NCAA Outdoor Championships, begins this week. The University at Albany track & field program will send two student-athletes, Venique Harris and Devon Willis, to compete in the meet at the University of Texas at Austin.
The University at Albany track & field program earned two regional awards for the 2019 outdoor season, the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association announced Friday. Director of Track & Field and Cross Country Roberto Vives was named Women's Head Coach of the Year for the Northeast Region and Venique Harris was named Women's Field Athlete of the Year.
The America East conference has announced three finalists each for the 2018-19 Man and Woman of the Year. Two of the finalists hail from the University at Albany: Kyle Gronostaj and Tara Belinksy from the track & field program.