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  • UAlbany AthleticsFootball and Volleyball Teams Make Trips to NCAAs
    For the sixth time in program history, UAlbany's Women's Volleyball secured a bid to the NCAA tournament and Coach Ford and the Great Danes Football team secured a spot in the NCAA Division 1 Football Championship Subdivision Tournament.
  • Women's BasketballAn NCAA Tournament Tops Banner Season for Women's Basketball
    The players on UAlbany's Women's Basketball team have celebrated a number of 'firsts' in 2012, such as their first America East Championship and their first 20-win season at the Division I level. Unfortunately, the Great Danes failed to become the first team seeded 14th in the women's NCAA Tournament history to advance to the second round when they fell 69-47 to the Texas A&M Aggies.
  • McElroyAthletic Director Named to National Hall of Fame
    The John McLendon Minority Scholarship Foundation, in partnership with the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA), announced that NACDA Past President and current Vice President and Director of Athletics at the University at Albany Lee McElroy will be inducted into the John McLendon Minority Athletics Administrators Hall of Fame.
  • Ford FieldCity of Albany and Campus Commemorate a Football Legend with ‘Bob Ford Day'
    UAlbany President George Philip and Vice President and Director of Athletics Lee McElroy joined City of Albany Mayor Gerald D. Jennings for a press conference as the city officially proclaimed "Bob Ford Day," Feb. 2, 2012. The ceremony recognized the accomplishments of UAlbany head football coach Bob Ford.
  • Bob FordNew Multi-Sports Complex Breaks Ground; Field Dedicated to Football Legend 
    UAlbany President George Philip and Vice President and Director of Athletics Lee McElroy joined City of Albany Mayor Gerald D. Jennings for a press conference on Thursday, as the city officially proclaimed "Bob Ford Day," Feb. 2, 2012.The ceremony, held at SEFCU Arena's Hall of Fame Room, recognized the accomplishments of UAlbany head football coach Bob Ford.
  • Athlete Assist FamiliesStudent Athletes Come Through for Local Families in Need
    UAlbany student athletes have a unique understanding of their community – whether it be their team, their University or their fans. Their appreciation for the support shown to them is the reason why the Great Danes volunteer more than 2,500 hours annually to provide positive experiences for the less fortunate.
  • Giants Training CampSuperbowl Champ Giants Spend 16th Summer at UAlbany
    The Super Bowl XLVI Champion New York Giants are traveling to the University at Albany for the 16th summer, the longest period at one site in the team's training camp history. The Giants previously spent thirteen summers at Pace University in Pleasantville, N.Y. from 1975-87.
  • UAlbany Student Athletes Named "Champions for Children of the Capital Region"
    The sports teams of the University at Albany don't just entertain the residents of the Capital Region. Nearly all of UAlbany's 475 student-athletes share their time and talents with area residents in need.