The University at Albany track & field program saw four student-athletes earn America East All-Academic honors for the latest indoor season, the conference offices announced Thursday. The quartet, Mary Adeyeye, Tara Belinsky, Kyle Gronostaj, and Matthew LeLiever, were named among a total of 22 America East standouts who excel both academically and athletically.
he University at Albany track & field program has swept the first America East weekly awards for the outdoor season, the conference offices announced Wednesday. Robert Harris III, Chinwe Igwe, Adrian Mitchell, and Dayleen Santana Rodriguez each were recognized for their efforts at the Great Danes' first meet of the outdoor season, the Spring Break Classic in Puerto Rico.
Though the indoor season just came to a close last week, the University at Albany track & field program competed in its first outdoor meet on Saturday during the team's annual visit to Puerto Rico's Spring Break Classic.
Though the indoor season just ended last week, with seniors Matthew Campbell and Grace Claxton earning All-America Second Team honors at NCAA Indoor Championships, the University at Albany track & field program will compete in its first meet of the outdoor season on Saturday during the team's annual spring break trip to Puerto Rico's Spring Break Classic.
University at Albany senior sprinter Grace Claxton placed 12th overall in the 400m dash at NCAA Indoor Championships Friday. She finished with a time of 53.11.
For the second consecutive season, the University at Albany track & field program will be represented at NCAA Championships by men's high jumper Matthew Campbell and women's sprinter Grace Claxton. Campbell ranks 14th nationally in the high jump, and Claxton ranks 14th in the 400m.
For the first time in program history, the University at Albany men's and women's track & field program won both IC4A and ECAC Indoor Championships. It is the men's first IC4A Indoor title since winning back to back titles in 2009 and 2010, and for the women's it is the first-ever ECAC Indoor title.
For the second consecutive weekend, the University at Albany track & field program visited Boston University's Track and Tennis Center. Last week, the Great Danes won their fifth consecutive men's and women's America East indoor championships, with the men winning their 12th straight and the women winning their fifth straight. This week, the team returns to compete in IC4A and ECAC Indoor Championships.
Last week, the University at Albany track & field program won the men's and women's America East Indoor Championships for the fifth year in a row. The men and women combined to win 17 of 40 events and set three championship meet records.
One day after winning both the men's and women's America East Indoor Championships, the University at Albany track & field program entered a handful of athletes in Boston University's Scarlet & White Last Chance Meet for one final opportunity to earn postseason qualifying marks.
For the fifth straight season, the University at Albany women's track & field team has won the America East Indoor Championships. The women scored 212 points to take first place, ahead of runner-up Stony Brook with 114.5 points, and third place New Hampshire with 100.5 points. It is the women's seventh indoor title in the last eight years.
Seeking their tandem fourth consecutive America East indoor titles, the University at Albany men's and women's track and field teams found themselves in first place after the first day of competition. The men had scored 45 points, ahead of Binghamton by just one half point, and Vermont by nine points. The women held a more commanding lead, with 52 points to Binghamton's 38 and UMass Lowell's 29.