Albany, NYTimes Union

Siena-UAlbany men's basketball rivalry 'looking good' to resume in 2022-23

The Siena and University at Albany men’s basketball rivalry is “looking good” for being revived in the 2022-23 season, Siena coach Carmen Maciariello said this week. The Saints probably won’t be able to play the Great Danes next season, said Maciariello, citing scheduling difficulties created by the coronavirus pandemic. “I...
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College Football, Tailgating and Fun on Tap for Casey Stadium

The University at Albany put season tickets for the Great Danes 2021 Football Season on sale this week. The ticket package includes the September 11th home opener against the surging Rhode Island Rams, plus top ranked Villanova, Maine and New Hampshire before the final game of the regular season against arch rival Stony Brook. Yeah, maybe I bleed a little purple and gold but it doesn’t mean that I am wrong when I say it is the best college football you’ll see within a hundred miles.
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Bard coach Adam Turner steps down

ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. - Longtime Bard College men's basketball coach Adam Turner '06 has announced that he has made the decision to leave Bard for the private sector. Turner has been at Bard since 2002, when he arrived in Annandale as a first year student. A national search for his replacement...

Four Sign Men's Basketball Celebratory Letters

TROY, N.Y. - The Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) men's basketball team, led by seventh-year head coach Mark Gilbride, welcomes four freshmen to campus this fall. Colin Baker, Gavin O'Farrell, Olu Olaniran and Alex Parisotto all recently signed Division III Celebratory Forms in honor of their intentions to attend RPI and join the men's basketball program.
Saugerties, NYLeader-Herald

Mohawks lose to Saugerties, 8-6

AMSTERDAM — Saugerties scored three runs in the top of the 10th inning to post an 8-6 victory over the Amsterdam Mohawks in a Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League game at Rao Family Stadium at Shuttleworth Park on Tuesday. The Mohawks took an early 2-0 lead in the bottom of...
Albany, NYTimes Union

Former Albany Academy star Hameir Wright transfers to Conference USA school

Former Albany Academy basketball star Hameir Wright is transferring to North Texas of Conference USA, the Albany native announced on his Instagram page. Wright, a 6-foot-9. 220-pound forward who played the past four seasons at the University of Washington, entered the NCAA transfer portal in April. He’s a graduate transfer...
Albany, NYTimes Union

Report: UAlbany men's basketball to play at Kentucky in November

The University at Albany men’s basketball team will play at the University of Kentucky on Nov. 22 of next season, according to reports. The D1 Docket, which covers NCAA Division I men’s basketball scheduling, first tweeted the news, followed by CBS Sports’ Jon Rothstein. The game would be on the Monday before Thanksgiving.
Guilderland, NYTimes Union

Dutchmen set to get season started

GUILDERLAND — With opening day of the 2021 Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League one day away, the Albany Dutchmen convened at their new home park to prepare for Thursday's season opener in Glens Falls. Head coach Nick Davey begins his 11th season at the helm of the Dutchmen, a team...

Christina Kiser ’22 Named Academic All-American by College Sports Information Directors of America

Bard College junior Christina Kiser has been named Academic All-America Third Team by College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Kiser, a women's basketball player, joins men's soccer player Stergios Mentesides ’11 as the only CoSIDA Academic All-Americans in Bard history. A biology major with a 3.73 grade point average, Kiser has scored 1,002 career points in just two seasons—more than any other player in the Liberty League Conference. “Christina contributes so much to our department,” says Interim Athletic Director David Lindholm, “and her compassion and dedication to teammates and students throughout campus is evident from the work she does every day.”
Albany, NYTimes Union

College coaches, recruits happy to meet face to face again

Beginning Tuesday, the NCAA allowed college coaches to start seeing high school recruits in person for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic shut down sports in March 2020. Hudson Falls basketball star Jonathan Beagle, a 6-foot-9 forward, is taking full advantage of the opportunity. He made an unofficial visit...
Albany, NYTimes Union

UAlbany baseball's season ends on walk-off loss to Stony Brook

The University at Albany baseball team checked out of its Long Island hotel on Friday afternoon. The Great Danes could just as easily have been getting ready for the America East championship on Saturday. That was the razor-thin margin of two heartbreaking losses this week, including a 3-2 defeat to...
Albany, NYDaily Gazette

Walk-on players excited for opportunity with UAlbany men’s basketball

ALBANY — In making a couple recent additions to his program’s roster, UAlbany men’s basketball head coach Dwayne Killings brought in two players looking to prove themselves at the Division I level. Both Luke Fizulich and Tairi Ketner know Killings well, too, and were eager to jump at the opportunity...
Albany, NYTimes Union

UAlbany baseball enters America East Tournament

The University at Albany baseball team will have its closer back but might not have its No. 2 starter for the America East Tournament at Stony Brook this week. The Great Danes (22-23) will take on NJIT (24-22) at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, the first day of the four-team, double-elimination tournament that grants an automatic NCAA Tournament berth to the champion.
Albany, NYTimes Union

UAlbany track's Cara Sherman gets final chance at NCAA East Preliminary

University at Albany distance runner Cara Sherman is preparing to move on with her life after college. Sherman, a Mohonasen graduate, is engaged to former UAlbany runner Ryan Udvadia. They’re planning their wedding for June 2022. Sherman is finishing her graduate degree in biodiversity, conservation and policy. She’ll begin a job as an invasive species technician at Saratoga Spa State Park in a couple of weeks.