Monday, January 27, 2014

UAlbany's Shereesha Richards Gets America East Co-Player of the Week for Ninth League Honor

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – For the ninth time this season and third week in a row, Shereesha Richards has earned a conference weekly honor, being named America East Co-Player of the Week. Courtesy: UA Sports

Monday, January 20, 2014

UAlbany's Lyle Thompson Earns IL Preseason Player of the Year, Thompsons Grace Inside Lacrosse Cover

BALTIMORE – Lyle Thompson has been selected as the Inside Lacrosse Preseason Division I Player of the Year, the publication released on Friday. In addition, the three Thompsons, Lyle, Miles and Ty, are on the cover of the February issue of Inside Lacrosse, currently available digitally and soon to be in newsstands. Lyle Thompson, who was also chosen as the Lacrosse Magazine DI Preseason Player of the Year, was one of five finalists for the Tewaaraton Trophy and enters his junior season after leading the NCAA with 113 points last year, including 50 goals and 63 assists. The 2013 America East Player of the Year has racked up 151 points in his career thus far. In the Inside Lacrosse issue, the publication talks to players, UAlbany head coach Scott Marr and others about the Thompsons’ play. Combined, the three scored 254 points last season, including 147 goals and 107 assists. All three earned All-America status and return for the 2014 season. The issue is available for purchase digitally on Inside Lacrosse’s website, with the print edition coming out next week.

Friday, January 10, 2014

UAlbany's Miles and Ty Thompson Selected by Rochester Rattlers in 2014 MLL Draft

PHILADELPHIA – Miles and Ty Thompson will stay local this summer, being picked by the Rochester Rattlers in the 2014 Major League Lacrosse Entry Draft on Friday. Miles Thompson was selected in the third round and 20th overall by Rochester, then Ty Thompson was drafted in the fourth round and 28th overall by the Rattlers. The Major League Lacrosse (MLL) Draft sees current collegiate seniors get drafted by teams. Once the players conclude their senior season, they may join the team that drafted them for the 2014 season. The two are the first Great Danes drafted into the MLL since Joe Resetarits, who was a 5th round selection by the Hamilton Nationals in 2012. They are the 12th and 13th Great Danes to be drafted into the MLL, joining Joe Resetarits, Frank Resetarits (2007), Liam Gleason (2007), Mike Amman (2008), Steve Amman (2008), Jordan Levine (2008), Brett Queener (2008), Chris Schongar (2009), Corey Small (2009), Dave Brock (2010) and Brian Caufield (2011). Courtesy: UA Sports

Thursday, January 9, 2014

UAlbany's Richards Sets New Single Game Program Record with 41 Points in 94-49 Win at Vermont

BURLINGTON, Vt. – Shereesha Richards dominated in the paint on Thursday night, scoring 41 points off 17-24 shooting to set a new single game program record, leading UAlbany to a 94-49 victory at Vermont to open America East play. Courtesy: UA Sports

Monday, January 6, 2014

UAlbany Men’s Lacrosse Ranked #10 in Lacrosse Magazine Preseason Top 20

BALTIMORE – The Great Danes are ranked #10 in Lacrosse Magazine’s Preseason Top 20, released by the publication on Monday. Courtesy: UA Sports

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