The Albany FireWolves’ annual PACK Gives Back Charity Golf Outing will be held on Monday, September 26 at Normanside Country Club in Delmar.
The event begins with a 9:30am start in a four-man race. Sponsorship packages and foursomes are available and include breakfast, greens fees, cart, drinks on course, cocktail reception and dinner. To register to play or for sponsorship opportunities, visit www.AlbanyFireWolves.com/GolfOuting.
Proceeds from the golf outing go to the FireWolves Foundation to support philanthropic efforts. Last year’s inaugural golf outing raised over $15,000.
SKIDMORE ADDS FISHER
Skidmore College recently hired Lake George native Peter Fisher as its assistant athletic director.
Fisher recently completed a year as director of athletic facilities and events at NYU. Previously, he was the Assistant Director of Athletic Clubs, Intramural Sports and Special Events at Adelphi University.
Fisher graduated with a degree in sports management from SUNY Cortland and later earned a master’s degree in the same discipline from Adelphi.
SWEENEY, RECOGNIZED THOMAS
Aislinn Sweeney and Kobe Thomas have been selected as UAlbany’s representatives for the 2021-22 America East Helping Hands team, the conference announced recently.
The Helping Hands team honors one male and one female student-athlete from each of America East’s member institutions for their community service efforts while remaining in good academic standing.
Sweeney is a rising senior goalkeeper on the women’s lacrosse team. From Halfmoon and a graduate of Shenendehowa High School, Sweeney appeared in 15 games for the German Danes in 2022 with a 13.16 goals-against average and .437 save percentage. Sweeney was a second-team all-conference selection last season.
Thomas, a rising senior offensive lineman on the football team, appeared in all 11 of UAlbany’s season games as a center.
SAINT ROSE SOFTBALL COACHES, SKIDMORE NAME
Liz Neubinski was named Skidmore’s new softball coach and PJ Anadio was named St. Rose’s new softball coach, the colleges announced recently.
Neubinski recently completed his fourth year as the head coach at SUNY Cobleskill. Neubinski led the 2022 SUNY Cobleskill team to the North Atlantic Conference (NAC) West Division regular season championship with an 11-1 record. She was named the 2022 NAC Coach of the Year.A Liberty League graduate of the University of Rochester, Neubinski coached at the University of Redlands, Wells College and Hamilton College before leading SUNY Cobleskill.
Anadio recently completed his 12th year as head coach at Herkimer. In 2022, Herkimer was 33-9-1 overall, won the NJCCA Region 3B Championship and advanced to its 10th straight NJCCA World Series. He has been named the NJCCA Region III Coach of the Year three times, the Mountain Valley Conference Coach of the Year eight times, and his entire staff was honored as the 2013 National Fast Pitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Staff of the Year .Anadio posted a 437-89-1 overall record, including a 156-8 conference mark, and guided the Generals to the 2013 NJCCA National Championship along with five national runner-up finishes.
VIVES WILL LEAD TEAM PUERTO RICO
Roberto Vives, UAlbany director of track and field and cross country, has been selected by the Federación de Atletismo de Puerto Rico to serve as team manager for their qualifying contingent for the 2022 World Outdoor Championships, which will be held from 15 to July 24 at the University of Oregon.
Vives will lead seven athletes, including former Danes star Grace Claxton, who won automatic qualification in the 400m hurdles with a personal best of 55.25 in Madrid on June 18. Claxton previously competed at the 2017 World Outdoor Championships in London.
Vives previously worked with the Puerto Rico National Team at the 2019 Pan American Games and the 2018 World Indoor Championships. In 2015, Vives worked for Team USA at the North American, Central American and Caribbean Senior Championships age.
ATHLETICS EXTEND LEAGUE WINNING STREAM
With a 4-0 win on Wednesday against the Twin Town Devil Cats, the Albany Athletics collected their 39th straight Twilight League victory.
Kyle Lambert, Brian Carr, Joe Pokrentowski, Derek Duvall and James Rubino combined for 10 shutout shutouts at Edsall E. Walker Field at Bleecker Stadium in Albany. Mark Powell had an RBI double to lead the offense as the Athletics improved to 15-0 in league play and 22-1-2 overall this season.
The Devilcats fell to 6-10 with the loss.
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