Not one. Not two. Not three. Not four. Not five. But six straight America East Conference Championships for the UAlbany women’s basketball team.
“It’s an amazing accomplishment,” senior guard Imani Tate said. “You know, it’s the first time in history. They thought we wasn’t going to win it last year, and we came out and did it. And we did it this year.”
“It’s exciting to get to go to the NCAA Tournament my first year here,” head coach Joanna Bernabei-McNamee said. “It’s super exciting, but moreso for these players. I wanted to make sure they got what they deserved, and I think they did.”
Where the Great Danes will play in the first found of the tournament remains to be seen. Selection will take place on Monday.