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Softball Preps for NCAA Regional

Softball Preps for NCAA Regional

ALBANY, N.Y. – The UAlbany softball team is in Texas and ready for the NCAA Regional weekend.

The Great Danes will begin competition on May 17 against the host, Texas A&M. In addition to UAlbany, the Aggies are hosting Texas State and Penn State. Keep reading for the weekend’s full schedule.
NCAA Regionals
WHEN: May 17-19
SITE: Davis Diamond – College Station, Texas
TICKETS: Only single-day walk-up sales available.
UAlbany’s First Contest
DATE: Friday, May 17
TIME: 5:30 pm CT (6:30 pm ET)
Competing Teams

Texas A&M: 40-13; 16th overall seed
Texas State: 45-13
Penn State: 34-18
UAlbany: 33-12
*records as of 5/16

  • UAlbany is 33-12 and finished with a 14-6 America East record.
  • Before beginning conference action, the Great Danes earned an 11-6 record. 
  • Starting league play at Maine (Mar. 30-31), UAlbany opened with three wins before adding a 2-1 record against UMBC (Apr. 4-6) in their first home series.
  • After adding two wins in a doubleheader sweep at UMass Lowell (Apr. 9), Bryant swept the Great Danes in three contests (Apr. 13-14).
  • Welcoming Binghamton to UAlbany Field (Apr. 20-21), the Great Danes went 2-1 against the Bearcats with two shutout wins.
  • Closing out the conference season with two three-game series against opponents already seen, UAlbany went 2-1 at UMBC (Apr. 27-28), including a no-hitter, and swept Maine (May 3-4).
  • The Great Danes tallied three consecutive sweeps over the Black Bears during senior weekend to earn the America East Regular Season Champion title.
  • UAlbany has added five non-conference wins during conference play – at Providence (Apr. 18), doubleheader against Army (Apr. 23), against CCSU (Apr. 25), and at Colgate (May 1).
  • The Great Danes went 3-0 at the America East Tournament for the first time since 2011. Defeating UMass Lowell (Second Round), Binghamton (Winner’s Bracket Final), and UMass Lowell (Championship), UAlbany earned their first AE title since 2018.


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