Sam Houston ousts Siena from NCAAs

Monday, June 2, 2014
Playing a 22-inning game that carried into the wee hours of Sunday morning obviously didn’t wear out Sam Houston State.
Colt Atwood had two of his three RBI in San Houston’s five-run second inning in a 9-2 victory over Siena on Sunday in an elimination game in NCAA regional play.

College Baseball: Siena edges Baptist

Sunday, June 1, 2014
Vincent Citro ripped a one-out single in the bottom of the 10th to score Andres Ortiz with the winning run, as Siena rallied past Dallas Baptist, 9-8, for the Saints’ first-ever NCAA tournament win Saturday at Lupton Stadium.

CBA grad Urbanski hopes to see action for Bearcats

Friday, May 30, 2014
Binghamton junior right-hander Mike Urbanski knows one speed.
Pedal down, all-out.

Baseball: Hoffman a scrapper on Siena's no-frills' squad

Friday, May 30, 2014
The man behind the plate for the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference champion Siena baseball team knows that those little things not necessarily found in a boxscore can go a long way in separating the winners from the losers.

Track: Bad day makes Goldstock more determined

Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Just a couple of days after competing in the NCAA Division III championships, Union College freshman Michael Goldstock is already working toward the next one.

NCAA Baseball: Saints to play Frogs

Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Improbable, but not impossible. That’s the way the Siena College baseball team felt about its upset victory in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference baseball tournament, and that’s the same sentiment the Saints are echoing as they prepare to face TCU in the opening round of the NCAA tournament.
Bennett locked in until 2022

Bennett locked in until 2022

Friday, May 23, 2014
Two years ago, Union rewarded hockey coach Rick Bennett for getting the Dutchmen to their first Frozen Four with a four-year contract extension. Last year, after the Dutchmen reached the NCAA tournament East Regional final, Bennett got a one-year extension.
After leading the Dutchmen to their first NCAA hockey title last month, Bennett was rewarded again.

Baseball: Nethaway ends career in 200-hit club

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Josh Nethaway’s baseball career at the University at Albany could have ended after just four games.

Basketball: After 402 victories, RPI coach retiring

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
If you watched Mike Griffin’s Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute men’s basketball teams over the last three decades, you got the definite impression that the veteran coach was always in a hurry.

Hockey: Union grad returns with eye on coaching job

Monday, May 19, 2014
Doug Christiansen’s plans after finishing his college hockey career at Union in 2002 included starting law school the next fall so that he could become a player agent.
But a chance to play hockey in Great Britain eventually led to a coaching career there.

Softball: Utica loaded with area talent

Monday, May 19, 2014
Pat Mineo will take as many softball players from Section II as he can get.

NCAA Lacrosse: Irish oust Danes

Sunday, May 18, 2014
The Thompson trio era at University at Albany ended with tears of wasted opportunity washing away the tremendous sense of achievement for the men’s lacrosse team. Up, 12-7, with 11:49 left in regulation, the Great Danes didn’t have an answer for Notre Dame’s furious comeback, and the Fighting Irish surged to a 14-13 overtime victory in the NCAA tournament quarterfinals Saturday before a sellout crowd of 13,519 at Hof­stra’s Jack Shuart Stadium.

Soccer: Danes' Colfer keeping eye on area talent

Saturday, May 17, 2014
As former Colonie High School standout Caitlin Colfer begins her second season as the University at Albany women’s soccer head coach, she will be mixing in returning players with her first recruiting class.
Thompsons a nightmare for opposing coaches

Thompsons a nightmare for opposing coaches

Saturday, May 17, 2014
Before the pairings were announced for the men’s Division I NCAA lacrosse tournament, Syracuse’s John Desko uttered what most of his coaching brethren probably were thinking about the University at Albany.

NCAA Lacrosse: Tigers rout Dutchmen

Thursday, May 15, 2014
Top-seeded Rochester Institute of Technology scored the game’s first seven goals and never looked back as it cruised to an 11-6 victory over Union in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division III men’s lacrosse tournament on Wednesday.

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