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Sunday, March 9, 2014

UAlbany women back in finals

Megan Craig and Shereesha Richards combined for 42 points, and the Great Danes held a 42-12 edge in the points-in-the-paint category to beat Hartford, 65-51, in the semifinals of the America East Conference tournament semifinals today at SEFCU Arena. Sarah Royals added 11 points and eight assists, and Tammy Phillip ...
Friday, Jan. 17, 2014

Gattuso completes staff

New University at Albany head football coach Greg Gattuso has begun to round out his staff, and he named four new assistants this week: Bob Benson, Joe Bernard, Bernard Clark, and Jim Sweeney. Both Clark and Sweeney played in the NFL. “Coach Gattuso has hired assistants with extensive experience who ...
Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014

UAlbany women lose

The UAlbany women's basketball team lost to host Hofstra, 60-56, today in Hempstead despite 23 points and 16 rebounds from sophomore forward Shereesha Richards. The Great Danes held a 51-46 lead late in the game, but the Pride rallied and clinched the win with two free throws by Kelly Loftus ...
Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013

Allison, former Union AD, dies

Former Union College athletic director and men's lacrosse coach Bruce Allison died today in Golden, Colo., at age 83. During his career at Union, which started in 1958, he coached varsity wrestling, varsity men's lacrosse and freshman football. He was a physical education instructor. Allison was named the Director of ...
Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013

Gattuso new UAlbany coach?

Several media reports, including the Baltimore Sun, have Maryland defensive line coach Greg Gattuso becoming the new University at Albany head football coach, replacing the legendary Bob Ford, who retired last month after 44 years as the Great Danes head coach. Gattuso, 51, was formerly the head coach at Duquesne ...
Friday, Nov. 15, 2013

Another Shoes game for me

Saturday will be my 28th Dutchman Shoes Trophy game. It's always a meaningful game for me beyond the historical significance as New York's oldest collegiate football rivalry. I have a unique perspective, because I have so many ties to both Union and RPI. I began covering Union College football the ...
Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013

Danes grab field hockey honors

University at Albany field hockey player Daphne Voormolen was named America East Conference Offensive Player of the Year, and Paula Heuser earned both Midfielder and Rookie of the Year honors, becoming the first rookie to take home multiple major awards. Voormolen is a repeat Offensive Player of the Year after ...
Friday, Oct. 18, 2013

Mantas joins Skidmore staff

Former Skidmore College men's basketball player John Mantas has joined the staff as an assistant coach under head coach Joe Burke. The Niskayuna native and Christian Brothers Academy graduate played played in 98 games for Skidmore, helping the Thoroughbreds win back-to-back Liberty League titles in 2011 and 2012. He was ...
Friday, Oct. 18, 2013

CSR inducts four

The College of Saint Rose will induct four new members to its athletic Hall of Fame Saturday at 6:45 p.m. at the Lally School of Education off of Madison Avenue in Albany. Joining the CSR Hall of Fame will be men's basketball player Damon Reed, women's track & field standout ...
Monday, Oct. 14, 2013

VanAlstine will be missed

Andrey VanAlstine felt comfortable playing with the very best golfers -- and the very worst. But she wanted to beat them all. VanAlstine, who was a longtime member of Pinehaven Country Club and a top competitor in the Northeastern Womens' Golf Association since 1972, died last week at 84 of ...

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