Albany, N.Y. - Vice President and Director of Athletics Lee McElroy, along with several head coaches and student-athletes, gathered in the SEFCU Arena Hall of Fame Room on Tuesday morning to celebrate the spring athletic teams and their successes so far in 2012.
Among those in attendance were head women's lacrosse coach John Battaglino and senior defender Jenn Primeau. Battaglino, who was last season's national coach of the year, has guided the Great Danes to a 6-2 record so far this season. Primeau, a two-time all-conference second team selection, has tallied two assists and 12 groundball this year.
Also in attendance was head baseball coach Jon Mueller and seniors Travis Wilson and Pete DiResta. The Great Danes kick off America East Conference play this coming weekend, visiting Hartford for a three-game series. DiResta is one of the team's top hitters, having recorded a team-best five doubles and three home runs. Wilson earned the win on the mound in a 9-4 victory over Massachusetts on Sunday.Joining the festivities were also head track and field coach Roberto Vives, who is looking to lead his squads to America East Championships again this spring. First-year tennis coach Gordon Graham and two of his top players also spoke, as the Great Danes are gearing up for their America East Championship competition.