The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association released its Week 5 poll Monday, and the University at Albany track & field program retained their spots in the men's and women's rankings in the final poll to be released before conference championships this weekend. The women fell one spot to eighth and the men fell two spots to 12th. UAlbany did not compete this past weekend in preparation for conference championships.
The final competition weekend for the UAlbany track & field team before the America East Indoor Championships featured one school record and multiple program-top-10 performances at meets in Arkansas and New York.
Championship season arrives in two weeks and the University at Albany track & field program arrives at its final competition weekend before turning its attention to the postseason. A handful of Great Danes this weekend will visit Arkansas for their second consecutive trip to the Tyson Invitational, while the remainder of the team returns for the last time to Ocean Breeze for the Fastrack National Invitational.
UAlbany track & field sets three more school records at two meets in Boston.
The University at Albany track & field program competed at the Armory in New York City last weekend for the first time since the 2015 season. Friday night, the Great Danes will visit Harvard for the first time in the Division I era for the Crimson Elite Invitational. Saturday, the team will compete in Boston University's Scarlet & White Invitational.
The University at Albany men's and women's track & field teams earned matching rankings of seventh in the latest Northeast regional poll released by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Monday. The men fell one spot from their position in Week 1 but the women jumped four spots to break into the top 10 for the first time this season.
Competing against some of the toughest schools in the nation at the Dr. Sander Invitational Columbia Challenge, UAlbany track & field set school records in four events in the program's first visit to the Armory in three years.
The indoor season continues to roll along and the University at Albany will compete in their first multi-day meet of the season this weekend when they return to the Armory for the first time in three years for the Dr. Sadler Invitational Columbia Challenge, formerly known as the Armory Track Invitational.
The UAlbany men and women swept the team competition at the Middlebury Winterfell Meet behind 11 event victories and three facility records.
The indoor season keeps rolling along for the University at Albany track & field program. Last weekend, the Great Danes hosted their first and only meet of the season, the 15th Annual Great Dane Classic. This weekend, UAlbany will return to Middlebury for the Winterfell Meet for the second consecutive season.
The Great Danes kicked off the 2018 indoor track season at Ocean Breeze, which featured one school record and victories in two events.
Returning early from break, the University at Albany track & field program is ready to kick off the 2018 season for real this weekend when they host the 15th Annual Great Dane Classic at the Ocean Breeze Complex in Staten Island. This is the third year the Classic has been held at Ocean Breeze, after moving venues from the previous location at the Armory in New York City.