2022 Schedule Preview: UAlbany Great Danes

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The UAlbany Great Danes are the 26th DI program and fourth from the America East to release their 2022 men’s lacrosse schedule. The Great Danes are coming off a campaign in 2021 in which they went 8-5 overall (5-3 America East) against an America East-heavy schedule. Their season came to an end in the America East title game, falling 15-10 to Vermont.

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UAlbany Can Reclaim The America East

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In 2018, Scott Marr and the UAlbany Great Danes reached the highest high in program history: advancing to Championship Weekend. That magical season was the product of what had gone in since the beginning of the Thompson era in 2013, and up to that point, which allowed the Danes to flourish as college lacrosse’s best and most consistent mid-major program.

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Top Freshmen From 2021: Specialist

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The 2021 season was a season in which grad transfers and fifth-year players seemed to dominate the landscape. However, as usual, there were freshmen at every position that broke through and shined during their first season of college lacrosse.

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UAlbany Uses Late Run to Secure Crucial Conference Win Over UMBC

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After what had been a very back-and-forth contest, the UMBC Retrievers entered the fourth and final of play with a narrow 8-7 lead over the home UAlbany Great Danes.

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Danes Ward Off UMass, Earn Biggest Win of The Season

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Despite missing three players, including leading scorer Tehoka Nanticoke and starting defenseman Elijah Gash, due to a conference-imposed, one-game suspension following an altercation during their contest against Binghamton on Saturday, UAlbany took down UMass, 13-12, on Tuesday afternoon to earn their biggest win of the season and hand the Minutemen their first loss.

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