Wednesday, October 10, 2007

UAlbany Athletics Set for Homecoming and Family Weekend on October 12-14

Courtesy: UAlbany Sports Information

Albany, N.Y. – The University at Albany will celebrate its Homecoming and Family Weekend on Oct. 12-14. The festivities begin with the 24th annual Hall of Fame Dinner and Induction Ceremony on Friday evening. Alan Cornfield ’85, lacrosse (posthumously); Mike Grever ’99, football; and Kelly Poynton ’99, softball, will be enshrined into the Athletic Hall of Fame.

Saturday’s athletic schedule includes the homecoming football game with Northeast Conference opponent Sacred Heart at 4:00 p.m. The contest will be televised on Time Warner Cable (TW3) in the Capital Region. SEFCU will sponsor a fireworks display following the game.

The 41st annual UAlbany Cross Country Invitational will be held on the campus course, with more than 20 men’s and women’s teams competing. The men’s championship 8,000-meter race begins at 10:45 a.m., while the women’s championship 5,000-meter race follows at 11:30 a.m.

UAlbany’s men’s basketball program will conduct its Purple & Gold scrimmage at 1:30 p.m. in the SEFCU Arena. The Great Danes have made two consecutive NCAA appearances after winning the America East Conference championship. In addition, men’s soccer is home at Varsity Field against conference-rival New Hampshire at 1:00 p.m.

2007 University at Albany Homecoming Schedule

Friday, Oct. 12

7:00 p.m., 24th Annual Athletic Hall of Fame Dinner and Induction Ceremony

(SEFCU Arena Hall of Fame Room)

Saturday, Oct. 13

SEFCU Arena Parking Lot Opens ($5.00)

10:00 a.m., 41st UAlbany Cross Country Invitational – Campus Course (free)

1:00 p.m., Men’s Soccer vs. New Hampshire – Varsity Field (free)

1:30 p.m., Men’s Basketball – Purple & Gold Scrimmage – SEFCU Arena (free)

2:00-4:00 p.m., Touchdown Tailgate – SEFCU Arena Parking Lot (free)

Band – Hair of the Dog

Family Fun Zone

2:30 p.m., Football Box Office Opens and Gates to University Field Open

4:00 p.m., Football vs. Sacred Heart – University Field

Admission – Adults $8.00, Children $1.00 (under 12)

SEFCU Fireworks Following Game

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