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 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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Benedict to hold spring game Saturday

Courtesy of Benedict Athletics COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Benedict College football team will hold its annual Purple-Gold Spring Game at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday at Charlie W. Johnson Stadium, which should give the coaching staff a good look at some young players. “We’re taking a look at some guys who didn’t play a lot last year,” head coach Mike White said. “We’re trying to get those guys ready for the 2019 season on both sides of the ball. In the secondary, we’ve got some new guys who we hope to get a…

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Kentucky State’s Brooke Wallace invited to professional combine

Courtesy of Kentucky State Athletics Kentucky State University women’s basketball senior Brooke Wallace has been invited to participate in a professional combine in Tampa, the site of the 2019 NCAA Division I Final Four. Wallace (Oberlin, OH) will take part in the 22nd annual Women’s Pro Combine and Free Agent Camp Sunday, April 7 on the campus of the University of Tampa. “As an athlete and a coach you strive to have moments like these,” said Kentucky State University head coach Terrance Slater. “When you recruit players we tell them about these moments, so…

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KSU’s Ditalion Battle garners All-American honours

Courtesy of Kentucky State AthleticsKentucky State University men’s basketball senior Ditalion Battle was recently honored by BoxToRow.com, an online publication dedication to HBCU athletics. “Ditalion is an extremely talented player and in recruiting him, we expected that he would be a player to earn honors such as this,” said Kentucky State University head coach Jamaal Jackson. “He has a bright future and we’re proud of him.” Battle (Cincinnati, OH) was named first team All-American, becoming the first KSU All-American since Kenny Jones in 2008. He is one of six Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference players…

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Miles’ Devonte Fuller named to BOXTOROW Division II All-America team

Courtesy of Miles Athletics Miles guard Devonte Fuller has been named to the BOXTOROW Division II All-America team for his efforts during the 2018-19 season. He was named to the Second Team. A senior from Hickory, N.C., Fuller was the leading scorer for the Golden Bears this season, averaging 11.3 points per game. His rebounds (5.5) and free throw percentage (85 percent) also was tops on the team while finishing second in 3-point field goals (40) and steals (25) for Miles, which won the SIAC title for the first time. He…

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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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SIAC Week 4 Track and Field Performers of the Week

From thesiac.com : ATLANTA, Ga. (March 26, 2019) – The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) has announced its track and field weekly honors, released by the league office on Tuesday. Dedrick Vanover of Morehouse and Yasmine Reynolds of Paine was named this week’s men and women Track Performers of the Week, alongside Shemar Miller of Benedict and Annabel Yates of Spring Hill collected this week’s men and women Field Performers of the Week honor. Women’s Track and Field Track Performer of the Week – Yasmine Reynolds, Paine Reynolds ran personal best times in the 100-meter dash (11.99) and 200-meter dash (24.62) at the Winthrop University Invitational. Reynolds’…

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Benedict College’s James Rice named HBCU Women’s Coach of the Year

Courtesy of Benedict Athletics COLUMBIA, S.C. – Benedict College head women’s basketball coach James Rice has been named HBCU Women’s Basketball Coach of the Year by the website The Undefeated, it was announced Tuesday. The Undefeated surveyed and interviewed 47 players and coaches from 24 HBCUs. Schools from NCAA Division I and Division II and the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics responded to questions. Rice received 26 percent of the votes to edge out Virginia Union’s AnnMarie Gilbert, who had 22 percent. Rice completed his seventh year as head coach of the Lady…

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