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Friday, Dec. 12, 2014
College hockey notebook
 
LOUDONVILLE

Siena women determined to end Danes' streak

Friday, Dec. 12, 2014
Despite losing two projected starters to season-ending injuries even before the 2014-15 campaign officially tipped off, the Siena College women’s basketball team has been a pleasant surprise.
The Saints (0-2 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference, 3-3 overall) have outrebounded every opponent so far, and they are averaging more than five points per game better than last year’s team.
But Siena will need to play a near-perfect game if the Saints hope to grab the Albany Cup away from local rival University at Albany in the first game of a women’s/men’s double-header at 5 p.m. Saturday at Times Union Center.
 
POUGHKEEPSIE

UAlbany's comeback falls short

Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014
Marist opened up a 20-point lead, and then rode out a late rally by the University at Albany as the Red Foxes defeated the Great Danes, 61-58, in a non-conference women's basketball game Wednesday night.
 

November skid a distant memory for Union hockey team

Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014
It will be a very Merry Christmas for the Union College hockey team.
The Dutchmen are feeling very good about themselves after winning twice on the road over the weekend. A 7-1 blowout of Brown on Friday night, followed by a 3-1 victory over Yale on Saturday sends the Dutchmen into the Christmas break on a two-game winning streak.
 

UAlbany falls to 2-6

Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014
Despite slicing its deficit to one point late in the game, the University at Albany men’s basketball team ran out of time at Bucknell in a non-conference 61-58 loss Monday night.
 
LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J.

Broncs rocket past Siena in second half

Monday, Dec. 8, 2014
Teddy Okereafor scored 28 points and grabbed a career-high nine rebounds to lead Rider to an 80-68 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference victory over Siena Sunday.
 
HAMILTON

Women's Basketball: UAlbany wins

Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014
Beat Colgate
 
LORETTO, Pa.

Men's Basketball: Danes lose third straight

Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014
Fall to St. Francis (Pa.)
 

College Hockey: Union downs Yale, 3-1

Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014
Union women win; RPI men, women lose
 
HAMDEN, Conn.

Bobcats defeat Siena women

Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014
Quinnipiac shot 14-for-30 from three-point range, and the Bobcats beat the Siena Saints, 78-65, Friday at TD Bank Sports Center.
 
Big men gift-wrap win for Siena
ALBANY

Big men gift-wrap win for Siena

Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014
Siena’s big men gave head coach Jimmy Patsos an early Christmas present in more ways than one.
 

Hockey: Barr reunited with former coach

Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014
Ben Barr spent six years as an assistant coach with Nate Leaman, the first three at Union and the next three at Providence, and Barr will always be grateful to Leaman for giving him his chance to coach in college hockey.
 

Balanced Union romps past Brown

Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014
Last Saturday’s 8-2 drubbing by Western Michigan left a sour taste for Union. The Dutchmen needed to get rid of that bad feeling.
 
LOUDONVILLE

Saints can't get lazy on boards

Friday, Dec. 5, 2014
Siena will walk a thin line between hitting the boards hard as part of an aggressive, high-energy game plan and trying to stay out of foul trouble when the Saints host rugged Quinnipiac in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference opener for both teams tonight at 7 at Times Union Center.
 
SCHENECTADY

Union's penalty kill isn't scaring anyone

Friday, Dec. 5, 2014
The video session this week confirmed what the Union hockey team already knew — the Dutchmen need to improve their penalty kill.
 
 

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