Albany Great Danes women's basketball

The Albany Great Danes women's basketball team is the basketball team that represents the University at Albany, State University of New York in Albany, New York. The school's team currently competes in the America East Conference and plays its home games at SEFCU Arena.[2]

Albany Great Danes
2019–20 Albany Great Danes women's basketball team
Albany Great Danes logo.svg
UniversityUniversity at Albany, State University of New York
First season1964–65
All-time record661–605 (.522)
Head coachColleen Mullen
ConferenceAmerica East
LocationAlbany, New York
ArenaSEFCU Arena
(Capacity: 4,553)
NicknameGreat Danes
ColorsPurple and Gold[1]
         
Uniforms
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Home jersey
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Team colours
Home
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Away jersey
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Team colours
Away


NCAA Tournament Round of 32
2016
NCAA Tournament Appearances
2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
Conference Tournament Champions
2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
Conference Regular Season Champions
2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

HistoryEdit

As of the end of the 2018–19 season, the Great Danes have an all-time record of 661–605, with a record of 307–299 in Division I play. Albany played in Division III from 1972–1995 and Division II from 1995–1999 before joining Division I in 1999.[3][4]

Sources:

  • Albany Media Guide[3]
  • America East Media[5]
  • America East standings[6]
Statistics overview
Season Coach Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Claudette Delamater () (1964–1965)
1964–65 Claudette Delamater 7–6
Claudette Delamater: 7–6 (.538)
Leonia Rhenish () (1965–1967)
1965–66 Leonia Rhenish 3–6
1966–67 Leonia Rhenish 0–10
Leonia Rhenish: 3–16 (.158)
Barbara Jordan () (1967–1976)
1967–68 Barbara Jordan 7–6
1968–69 Barbara Jordan 3–5
1969–70 Barbara Palm 6–3
1970–71 Barbara Palm 7–5
1971–72 Barbara Palm 5–5
NCAA Division III
1972–73 Barbara Palm 4–6
1973–74 Barbara Palm 5–4
1974–75 Barbara Palm 3–9
1975–76 Barbara Palm 2–11
Barbara Palm: 42–54 (.438)
Karen Cunningham () (1976–1977)
1976–77 Karen Cunningham 1–13
Karen Cunningham: 1–13 (.071)
() (–present)
1977–78 Johnetta Hill 2–12
1978–79 Johnetta Hill 0–12
Johnetta Hill: 2–24 (.077)
Amy Kidder () (1979–1982)
1979–80 Amy Kidder 6–14
1980–81 Amy Kidder 7–14
1981–82 Amy Kidder 8–12
Amy Kidder: 21–40 (.344)
Mari Warner () (1982–2002)
1982–83 Mari Warner 14–6
1983–84 Mari Warner 15–10
1984–85 Mari Warner 23–4
1985–86 Mari Warner 26–4
1986–87 Mari Warner 19–5
1987–88 Mari Warner 17–7
1988–89 Mari Warner 15–9
1990–91 Mari Warner 13–12
1989–90 Mari Warner 10–14
1991–92 Mari Warner 22–5
1992–93 Mari Warner 14–9
1993–94 Mari Warner 15–9
1994–95 Mari Warner 16–9
NCAA Division II
1995–96 Mari Warner 13–14 10–10
1996–97 Mari Warner 19–9 12–6
1997–98 Mari Warner 14–13 9–7
1998–99 Mari Warner 13–14 9–9
NCAA Division I
1999–00 Mari Warner 12–15
2000–01 Mari Warner 5–22
America East Conference
2001–02 Mari Warner 4–23 0–16 9th
Mari Warner: 299–213 (.584)
Trina Patterson (America East Conference) (2002–2010)
2002–03 Trina Patterson 9–18 3–13 9th
2003–04 Trina Patterson 13–16 9–9 T-4th
2004–05 Trina Patterson 14–14 9–9 T-4th
2005–06 Trina Patterson 7–21 3–13 9th
2006–07 Trina Patterson 9–22 4–12 T-8th
2007–08 Trina Patterson 13–18 10–6 4th
2008–09 Trina Patterson 6–25 3–13 T-8th
2009–10 Trina Patterson 11–19 4–12 T-7th
Trina Patterson: 82–153 (.349) 45–87 (.341)
Katie Abrahamson-Henderson (America East Conference) (2010–2016)
2010–11 Katie Abrahamson-Henderson 16–14 9–7 5th
2011–12 Katie Abrahamson-Henderson 23–10 14–2 2nd NCAA First round
2012–13 Katie Abrahamson-Henderson 27–4 16–0 1st NCAA First round
2013–14 Katie Abrahamson-Henderson 28–5 15–1 1st NCAA First round
2014–15 Katie Abrahamson-Henderson 24–9 14–2 T-1st NCAA First round
2015–16 Katie Abrahamson-Henderson 28–5 15–1 T-1st NCAA Second round
Katie Abrahamson-Henderson: 146–47 (.756) 83–13 (.865)
Joanna Bernabei-McNamee (America East Conference) (2016–2018)
2016–17 Joanna Bernabei-McNamee 21–12 12–4 2nd NCAA First round
2017–18 Joanna Bernabei-McNamee 24–9 12–4 2nd WNIT First round
Joanna Bernabei-McNamee: 45–21 (.682) 24–8 (.750)
Colleen Mullen (America East Conference) (2018–present)
2018–19 Colleen Mullen 13–18 9–7 4th
2019–20 Colleen Mullen 9–21 5–11 8th
2020–21 Colleen Mullen 7–11 5–7 4th
Colleen Mullen: 29–50 (.367) 19–25 (.432)


Total: 677–637 (.515)

      National champion         Postseason invitational champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion

PostseasonEdit

NCAA Division I tournament resultsEdit

The Great Danes have appeared in the NCAA Division I Tournament six times. Their combined record is 1–6.

Year Seed Round Opponent Result
2012 #14 First round #3 Texas A&M L 47–69
2013 #14 First round #3 North Carolina L 54–59
2014 #15 First round #2 West Virginia L 61–76
2015 #13 First round #4 Duke L 52–54
2016 #12 First round
Second round
#5 Florida
#4 Syracuse
W 61–59
L 59–76
2017 #16 First round #1 Connecticut L 55–116

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ University at Albany Brand and Marketing Guidelines + Visual Identity Standards (PDF). May 2, 2019. Retrieved July 11, 2019.
  2. ^ "Basketball - W - News - The Official Athletics Site of the University at Albany". www.ualbanysports.com.
  3. ^ a b "UAlbany Women's Basketball 2016–2017 Media Guide" (PDF).
  4. ^ "UAlbany Women's Basketball Record Book Updated through: 2015-16 Season" (PDF).
  5. ^ "America East Conference" (PDF). americaeast.com. Retrieved May 4, 2018.
  6. ^ "2020-21 Women's Basketball Standings". americaeast.com. Retrieved April 11, 2021.

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