Albany State’s Robert Vogel tapped for participation in rising stars program

From asugoldenrams.com : ORLANDO, Fla.– Albany State University’s Assistant Athletic Director for Communications & Marketing Robert Vogel was selected to participate in the Minority Opportunities Athletic Association (MOAA) Rising Stars Program.  The pilot program will take place in conjunction with annual National Association of Collegiate Director of Athletics Convention MOAA Symposium on Saturday, June 8, 2019 from 12 noon to 4:00 p.m. at the World Center Marriott Resort in Orlando, FL. The MOAA Rising Stars program is designed specifically to support the early career of promising minority athletic administrators through educational sessions and workshops. …

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Albany State University announces men’s summer basketball camps

From asugoldenrams.com : ALBANY, Ga. (June 5, 2019) – Albany State University men’s basketball head coach Patrick Gayle and his coaching staff have announced their summer basketball schedule. The Golden Rams men’s basketball team will host a two day team camp on June 7-8th taking place on the ASU West Campus. Albany State will host a two day team Camp on June 7-8, which include high school teams from the local and surrounding areas. There are a total of eight (8) junior varsity teams and 15 varsity teams participating. Games will are scheduled on…

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Albany State Track and Field heads to SC for SIAC Track&Field Championship

Head coach Kenneth Taylor and the Albany State University men’s and women’s outdoor track teams head into the 2019 SIAC Track and Field Championship April 18-20 looking to cap what has been a great season for the Golden Rams. The championship meet will take place at Winthrop University in Rock Hill, South Carolina. THE BASICS EVENT: 2019 SIAC Track & Field Championship DATE: April 18-20, 2019 LOCATION: Winthrop University; Rock Hill, S.C. ABOUT THE CHAMPIONSHIPTentative Schedule of Events Live Results SCHEDULE OF EVENTS 2018 Championship Recap  |  2018 Results 2019…

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Four Albany State golfers named to All-SIAC Men’s Golf First Team

From asugoldenrams.com : Peachtree City, Ga. (April 15, 2019)– Ten student-athletes have been honored as part of the 2018-19 Men’s Golf All-Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Team, as announced Monday. Headlining the All-SIAC Team are Albany State’s Chase McLain, the SIAC Player of the Year, and Spring Hill’s Peter Schilli, the SIAC Freshman of the Year. Miles College’s Leonard Smoot garnered SIAC Coach of the Year accolades. The All-SIAC Player, Freshman, and Coach of the Year was selected by the league’s head coaches and sports information directors, while the all-conference teams were decided…

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Albany State dominant at Alice Coachman Invitational

Courtesy of Albany State Athletics ALBANY, Ga. (March 30, 2019)– The Albany State University track and field team hosted the 26thAnnual Alice Coachman Invitational today at the Robert Cross Track & Field Complex.  Albany State University hosted Tallahassee Community College, Voorhees, Paine College, Edward Waters College, Southwest Georgia Track Club and Fort Valley State University.  On the men’s side, ASU finished first with 198 points. Edward Waters finished second with 100  points followed by Paine  (48) and Voorhees (40) finished in third and fourth place while Fort Valley State (20) rounded…

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Week 10 SIAC Basketball Players of the Week

From thesiac.com: ATLANTA, Ga. (February 5, 2019)– The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) has announced its men’s and women’s basketball Players of the Week. For women, Katie Krout (Spring Hill) was named Player of the Week, while Jessie Kee (Kentucky State) earned Newcomer of the Week. For men, Justin Allison (Spring Hill) was named Player of the Week, while Tyrell Williams (Albany State) earned Newcomer of the Week, released by the league office on Tuesday. Women’s Basketball PLAYER OF THE WEEK – Katie Krout, Spring HillForward  |  5’11  |  Redshirt Freshman  |  Tuscaloosa, Alabama Krout has posted a double-double in all three of the Badgers games this week. For the…

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Albany State defeats Clark Atlanta 62-55

Courtesy of Albany State Athletics ATLANTA, Ga. | Albany State took on Clark Atlanta on Saturday afternoon with second place in the SIAC East Division on the line. The Golden Rams carried a four point lead into halftime and maintained the lead for the first eight minutes of the second half until Clark Atlanta used a 7-0 run to capture their first lead of the game with 11:49 left in the contest. The two teams swapped leads over the next six minutes of game time before Napoleon Harris made a layup…

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The 2018 Don Hansen All-Super Region Two Team announced

From thesiac.com: BROOKFIELD, Ill. — The Don Hansen Football Committee has released the 2018 Don Hansen NCAA Division II All-Super Region Two squad today (Jan. 11). The Don Hansenteam carries out the legacy of long-time small college football advocate Don Hansen, who passed away at age 75 on Aug. 29, 2010. Hansen, from Brookfield, Ill., started and published Don Hansen’s National Weekly Football Gazette for three decades, selecting NCAA Division II All-America teams for the first time in 1988.  Don Hansen’s Football Gazette began selecting Division II All-Region squads in 2003. The first-team and second-team All-Region…

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Albany State’s women basketball signs first for ‘19-20 class

From thesiac.com : Courtesy of Albany State Athletics ALBANY, Ga. – Albany State University women’s basketball has signed Colorado native Yolanda Fason as its first incoming freshman for the 2019-2020 season, head coach Robert Skinner announced. Fason, a 5-foot-11 forward for Cherokee Trail High School in Aurora, Colorado, is averaging 5.0 points and 5.3 rebounds so far in her senior campaign. She has also competed for the Colorado Lady Swoosh AAU team, where she averaged 7.2 points and shot 52 percent from the field.  “Yolanda is a very complete player, that can play…

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Albany State ends losing streak with 79-72 win over LeMoyne-Owen

The Albany State Golden Rams Men’s Basketball team returned to post-holiday action by defeating LeMoyne-Owen 79-72. Up until approximately midway point of the first half, the game was a back and forth affair with both teams taking turns leading, with neither team getting out by no more than two points. Albany State would assume a four point lead, 27-23, on Tyrell Williams’ layup with 8:42 left in the half. The Golden Rams would not relinquish the advantage for the duration of the half, opening the lead up to as much…

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