Tuesday, September 25, 2018

University of Albany Volleyball Dominates Siena - UAlbany Sports 2018

he UAlbany volleyball team opened its 2018 home slate with a straight set sweep against Siena on Sunday afternoon. Freshman Grace Cozad, who hit .417 on the day, led the Great Danes with a career-high 13 kills.

Sunday, September 9, 2018

University of Albany Women's Golf Defeats Siena - UAlbany Sports 2018

The UAlbany golf team defeated Siena in the crosstown challenge, held at Wolfert's Roost on September 9th. This is the fifth straight win for the Great Danes in the competition, which is held each fall. The Great Danes finished with a team score of 300. Siena finished with a score of 332. Megan Henry finished in first with a round score of 74, while Madison Walker and Caroline Juillat both finished with 75. Annika Espino finished next with a score of 76, followed by Helga Einarsdottir with 80 and Pasqualina Tartaglione with an 85. "I’m very proud of our performance today," said head coach Colleen Cashman-McSween. "Starting out the season with four strong scores in the 70’s and opening with a team total of 300, I would say that is a success. It was nice to see us making lots of birdies out there and especially finishing the 18th hole with three players making birdies! We always love the Dartmouth event next weekend as we set our team record there last year. So today was a great start to the season and hopefully a sign of what is yet to come!" On Saturday, September 15th through Sunday, September 16th, the golf team will compete in the Dartmouth Invitational at the Hanover Country Club.

Thursday, September 6, 2018

University of Albany Womens Soccer Destroys Siena - UAlbany Sports 2018

Claire Stackel crossed the goalie box from the right to assist Mariah Williams in scoring the first goal of the game at the twelve minute mark.

 Despite many attempts, Williams’ goal remained the only goal scored by either team going into the second half. Led by their senior teammate, two freshman stood out in the second half, scoring their first goals of the season. Midfielder Jada Colbert, assisted by Kimberly Dieroff, dribbled in from the right and blasted a tailing shot across the inside left post in the 60th minute, putting another mark on the board for the Great Danes.

 In the 77th minute, Christina Cernuto grabbed a loose ball in front of the goal and turned to score in close. Cernuto was assisted by Gina Bracamonte. Andrea Leitner served as goal keeper for the Great Danes and made three saves during the match.

Saturday, September 1, 2018

University of Albany Football's Holmes Stars In Season Opener Vs Pitt - UAlbany Sports 2018


UAlbany Sports Information 09-01-2018

Short story: Freshman receiver Dev Holmes caught for 148 yards in his debut and Vince Testaverde threw for 263 in his first collegiate start in the University at Albany football team’s 33-7 season-opening loss to Pittsburgh on Saturday.

 Key stats - Freshman receiver Dev Holmes caught nine passes for 148 yards and a touchdown. He tied for the seventh-highest single-game receiving total in program history. - The Great Danes put up 323 yards of total offense against an Atlantic Coast Conference opponent. - Levi Metheny, making his first career start at middle linebacker, led the defense with 13 tackles.

 Quote Head Coach Greg Gattuso: “I thought we settled in, played a lot better as the game progressed, started making more plays and got a few turnovers. Offensively, we moved the ball, had people open. I thought Vincent played a good football game. … All in all, the first thing for me is effort, heart, and I thought we played hard.”


 Freshman wide receiver Dev Holmes caught a touchdown and Vince Testaverde threw his first career TD pass, but the Univesity at Albany football team lost its season opener, 33-7, to Pittsburgh on Saturday at Heinz Field. Facing an Atlantic Coast Conference foe and playing in the home of the Pittsburgh Steelers, UAlbany posted 323 yards of total offense. Holmes, from Troy, N.Y., caught nine passes for 148 yards in his debut, and Testaverde completed 18 of 29 attempts for 263 yards in making his first start for the Great Danes.

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