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Women's Basketball America East Slate Announced

UAlbany Sports Information   07-31-2019

ALBANY, N.Y. – The University at Albany women’s basketball team tips off the America East schedule shortly after the New Year with back-to-back home games against Vermont on January 2 and Binghamton on January 5.  Following the first of two byes, the Great Danes will visit defending conference champion Maine on January 11.

 

Home games against New Hampshire and Stony Brook lead into a two-game road trip that culminates in the first of two rematches of the 2018-19 America East semifinal against Hartford.  The game on January 25 will take place on the Hawks’ home court.

 

A single home game on January 29 against UMBC breaks up a stretch in which the Great Danes will play four of five games on the road, leading into the team’s second bye.  The second game against Hartford, this time at SEFCU Arena, will be played on February 8, immediately following the second bye.

 

The Great Danes welcome Maine on February 15 for National Girls & Women In Sports Day before ending the regular season with three of four games on the road, culminating February 29 with a trip to Stony Brook.  The regular-season home finale will immediately precede the game against the Seawolves, on February 26 against UMass Lowell.

 

“America East conference play is going to prove to be another challenge this year,” said women’s head coach Colleen Mullen.  “Many teams are returning multiple starters and valuable experience, and some have also welcomed new coaching staffs.  I anticipate another competitive season with a lot of parity across the board.  Every game will be a battle as we all fight to finish in the top four and position ourselves to host a first round game in the America East Tournament.”

 

Times for all games will be announced at a later date.

 

Season tickets are currently on sale for both men’s and women’s basketball. See below for pricing info on each. Fans can sign up for season tickets either online or over the phone by calling 518-442-3263.

 

Season-ticket renewals are ongoing and available through our website. Fans who are looking to renew season-ticket locations should log into their online account by clicking here.

 

Women’s Basketball pricing ranges from $50-$100.

 

Men’s basketball pricing ranges from $150-$550.

 

The America East tournament will once again be played at the highest seeds in each round, the second-straight year under the newest format.  The quarterfinals will be March 4, followed by the semifinals on March 8, and the championship game on March 13.

 

The women finished 13-18 in Coach Mullen’s first season, advancing to the America East semifinals before falling to eventual champion Maine.

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