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Troy Farkas

Troy Farkas

ALBANY, N.Y.–They screamed the famous “Albanyyyyyyyyyy” chant, laughing with their friends and family, dancing in the rain, basking in the moment. But then, the fans stopped. Well, temporarily. After its …

Ashley Bye sat at the kitchen table, watching her husband, Zach, prepare dinner. It was Valentine’s Day, and Zach was keeping his promise that he would cook for her every …

No. 4 Notre Dame, No. 5 Denver. Then, during the announcement of No. 6 Johns Hopkins, the Hall of Fame Room at the University at Albany’s SEFCU Arena erupted in …

ALBANY, N.Y.–On April 19, after beating Binghamton 10-4, Scott Marr gathered his team on the bus. His team’s effort didn’t satisfy him; he knew he could get more out of …

ALBANY, N.Y.–Connor Fields watched the Hartford players—at Casey Stadium–gather around the goalie in celebration of winning the America East Championship. That was last year. This year, Fields and his University …

After a February practice, the University at Albany seniors gathered their team together. They hadn’t practiced hard that day. They hadn’t played to their capabilities. They failed to live up …

Mitch Laffin stood in front of the goal, waiting for his chance. He wouldn’t make a mistake this time. With just over 34 seconds left, Bennett Drake passed the ball …

It’s a good thing football season isn’t here yet. Because if it were, the University at Albany squad wouldn’t be ready to compete. In the annual spring game on Saturday …

Connor Fields fell to his knees next to the goal, looking helpless and vulnerable more than any other time in his career. For the second time this season, the University …

In the final tune-up before its highly anticipated matchup with No. 6 Maryland on Wednesday, the University at Albany men’s lacrosse team took care of business on Saturday, beating UMBC 10-5 …