Hockey: Hynes wants to make big impact at Union

Wednesday, July 23, 2014
If forward Tyler Hynes had followed his original plan when he committed to the Union College hockey program a couple of years ago, when he was playing at Albany Academy, he could have been a part of the Dutchmen’s NCAA hockey championship team last season.

National exposure has helped Union's recruiting

Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Normally, replacing six players from a national championship college hockey team would be difficult.
But with the reputation that the Union hockey team has built over the last few years, culminating with winning its first NCAA title in April, prospective student-athletes are seeking out the Dutchmen.

McCarthy, 26, gets first head coaching position

Thursday, July 10, 2014
Brennan McCarthy is moving up the basketball coaching ladder rather quickly, but based on his pedigree, it’s not surprising that he’s skipping a few rungs.

Five Dutchmen headed to NHL development camps

Wednesday, July 2, 2014
You can’t blame Union hockey coach Rick Bennett if he is a bit leery about the prospect development camps that the NHL teams conduct during July.

German standout joins UAlbany field hockey team

Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Pahila Arnold, who played on the German Under-16 national field hockey team, will be attending the University at Albany in the fall.

NHL Draft: Pens pick Taylor

Sunday, June 29, 2014
Union College sophomore defenseman Jeff Taylor wasn’t rated in the final National Hockey League Scouting Bureau rankings. But playing for a national championship team and having a defensive partner who was one of the best players in college hockey last season got Taylor noticed. On Saturday, the Clifton Park native and Albany Academy graduate was selected in the seventh round of the NHL draft by the Pittsburgh Penguins.

UPDATE: Union defenseman Taylor selected by Penguins in NHL draft

Saturday, June 28, 2014
Taylor, a Clifton Park native, helped Dutchmen win NCAA title.

College Basketball: Gottfried set to bolster Siena's shooting

Thursday, June 26, 2014
Despite a roster loaded with returning players from the Collegiate Basketball Invitational champions, Cameron Gottfried believes he can contribute immediately as a freshman on next season’s Siena College basketball team.

Swimming: National honor takes Siena's Helin by surprise

Tuesday, June 24, 2014
It was all a bit surprising to Siena swimmer Kelsey Helin.
She was named the NCAA Walk-on Swimmer of the Year by collegeswimmingawards.-com for her performance this spring in her junior season. She only accidentally learned she was nominated, as her coach, Paul Kueterman, didn’t tell her he had submitted her name.

Cogswell key factor in Virginia's run to finals

Monday, June 23, 2014
Virginia second baseman Branden Cogswell has had no trouble staying in the moment.
Siena Basketball: Patsos gets extension

Siena Basketball: Patsos gets extension

Thursday, June 19, 2014
Siena College basketball coach Jimmy Patsos didn’t have to wait long to find out just how much the Siena College administration appreciated his first season on the job.

College Hockey: Dumais not chosen as Princeton coach

Wednesday, June 18, 2014
The next time Joe Dumais goes to Princeton, it will still be as a member of the Union College hockey coaching staff. Dumais didn’t get the vacant Tigers’ head coaching job. Princeton named former Colgate player Ron Fogarty as its new coach on Tuesday.

Colleges: McElroy has much of which to be proud

Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Although Lee McElroy can finally get off the treadmill, he plans to keep his feet moving. The University at Albany’s athletic director and vice president announced Monday that he is stepping down after 14 successful seasons of running the Great Danes’ 19 NCAA Division I intercollegiate athletic programs.

Lacrosse: Marr gets Fame honor

Wednesday, June 18, 2014
It’s the kind of news that usually comes after a long and successful career. Head coach Scott Marr got the news after his 14th season at the helm of the University at Albany men’s lacrosse program. He will be inducted into the Adirondack Chapter of the U.S. Lacrosse Hall of Fame on June 25 at a ceremony in the Franklin Terrace Ballroom in Troy.

Union Men's Hockey: Banners go up Oct. 10 vs. AIC

Tuesday, June 17, 2014
There will be some firsts in the 2014-15 Union College men’s hockey schedule. St. Cloud State will make its inaugural trip to Messa Rink, the Dutchmen will face Boston University for the first time and Union will play an exhibition game before the start of the regular season for the first time in six years. But the biggest first will be the raising of the Dutchmen’s inaugural national championship banner.

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