Football: Union needs to let air out of Pride's run game

Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014
Run, run and run some more.
That’s the usual strategy for Springfield when the Pride tangle with the Union College football team. Dutchmen head coach John Audino expects more of the same today at noon on Frank Bailey Field.

Union hockey: Vasaturo knows he has a tough act to follow

Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014
The last three Union hockey captains have been instrumental in winning at least one kind of championship.

Women's hockey: Dutchwomen lose opener, 2-1

Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014
Lindsey Stenason scored midway through the third period, and Rochester Institute of Technology opened the new Gene Polisseni Center with a 2-1 non-conference women’s college hockey win over Union in the season opener for both teams Friday.

Women's hockey: Union focused on making playoffs

Friday, Oct. 3, 2014
In one respect, the Union Dutchwomen had their best Division I season ever in 2013-14, setting program records for ECAC Hockey wins (four) and overall victories (nine).
However, one thing has eluded the Dutchwomen in their first 11 years of Division I existence — an ECACH playoff berth.

UAlbany basketball team books trip to Vegas

Friday, Oct. 3, 2014
Will Brown must be a gambling man. Not only is the veteran University at Albany head basketball coach taking his team to Las Vegas this year to face the UNLV Rebels on Nov. 29, but he’s also betting that an extremely unbalanced non-conference schedule won’t come back to bite the Great Danes.

College Basketball: Koubek to join Saint Rose Hall

Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014
Tim Koubek calls himself the consummate gym rat, but now instead of making the perfect pass, he’s making the perfect sell as a computer software salesman for Context Solutions in Virginia. Now living in Maryland, the 47-year-old former Shenendehowa High School and College of Saint Rose basketball standout will be inducted into the CSR Athletic Hall of Fame Oct. 18 at 6:30 p.m. at the Massry Center for the Arts.

RPI Hockey: Kasdorf has worked hard to play again

Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute goalie Jason Kasdorf had the worst kind of sophomore slump you can ever imagine. Just a couple of days after playing in the Engineers’ 7-2 loss to Boston College on Oct. 13, Kasdorf dislocated his right shoulder during a goalie drill. The injury was severe enough that season-ending surgery was the best way to get Kasdorf back to 100 percent. After going through rehabilitation and spending some time in the Winnipeg Jets’ summer prospects camp, the junior Kasdorf feels like a new goalie.

Fusco finds his niche at St. John Fisher

Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014
His dream of playing Division I football gone, Tony Fusco has hit the ground running.

Hockey: Union including former players in celebration

Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014
When Union won its first NCAA hockey championship April 12, Dutchmen coach Rick Bennett made it a point to say that the title was for all the players who wore the uniform over the program’s 23-year Division I existence, as well as its Division III years.

Union Hockey: Vasaturo named captain

Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014
Senior defenseman Charlie Vasaturo will be the Union hockey captain this season, Dutchmen coach Rick Bennett announced Saturday.

Area College Football: Danes romp to win

Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014
Will Fiacchi threw three touchdown passes and ran for another score Saturday as UAlbany beat Columbia, 42-7, Saturday night at Bob Ford Field.

Area college football: No. 24 Danes host Lions tonight

Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014
After breaking into the top-25 rankings for the first time this week, the University at Albany will be looking for its fourth straight victory when the Great Danes host Columbia at 6 tonight at Bob Ford Field on Hall of Fame Weekend.

Hockey: Union starting new year at No. 2

Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014
It’s been a crazy, but fun offseason for Union men’s hockey coach Rick Bennett.
It seems like he has been everywhere this summer, taking the NCAA hockey championship trophy around the Capital Region. There has been very little time for him to have time to himself.

Soccer: Top-ranked Saint Rose battles Adelphi to 0-0 draw

Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014
Halftime adjustments by the top-ranked College of Saint Rose women’s soccer team turned the game in its favor, but they were unable to put the finishing touch on Tuesday’s match with No. 9 Adelphi.

Tennis: Crowley raising bar at RPI

Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014
At some institutions, the term “student-athlete” is tossed around with more optimism than realism.
Not so with the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute women’s tennis team. When recently appointed head coach Caitlin Crowley was interim head coach last spring, she and the assistant coaches put together a short list of long-term goals for the program.

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