President Julia M. McNamara said “We are delighted to welcome Jim Abromaitis to the Albertus Magnus community and campus. He brings to the College a very strong background, which includes economic development, administration, banking, and experience as a player in the world of college and professional athletics.
The Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) has announced the All-Academic Team for the 2012-13 school year. Thirty-six student-athletes from Albertus Magnus College were among the 757 members of the Academic Team from 13 full-time institutions and 12 affiliate member institutions in the conference. The student-athletes selected had to meet the following criteria: maintain a 3.25 cumulative grade point average, complete at least one full season of competition at a GNAC institution and is of sophomore status academically.
Members of the Albertus Magnus men’s and women’s volleyball teams volunteered at the annual Special Olympics Connecticut Holiday Sports Classic over the weekend at the Floyd Little Athletic Center in New Haven.
Senior captain Krista LaBissoniere (Meriden, Conn.) earned a coveted spot in the New England Women’s Volleyball Association’s (NEWVA) DIII Senior Classic, after she helped lead the Falcons to 12 wins, their most since the 1996 season when the program finished the year 10-7.
The Albertus Magnus women's volleyball team will face Brandeis on Friday evening at 6:30 p.m. in the ECAC Tournament Quarterfinals after the Falcons' originally scheduled match was postponed from Wednesday due to the snow and poor road conditions in New England.
Hurricane Sandy, which left a path of destruction, flooding and power outages throughout the East Coast earlier this week, left quite a mess on the Albertus Magnus College campus. The Albertus Athletic Department, along with many of its student-athletes, quickly sprang into action, setting up a volunteer campus clean-up on Thursday, November 1.
The Albertus Magnus women’s volleyball team dropped a 3-0 decision to Simmons College in the Falcons’ first match of their Saturday afternoon Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) trimatch. Simmons took the GNAC match with scores of 25-10, 25-11, 25-15.
The Albertus Magnus women’s volleyball team fell to Emerson College 3-0 (25-10, 25-17, 25-14) on Sunday afternoon as the Lions remain unbeaten in Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) play. The Falcons’ loss breaks a five-game win streak that Albertus held since its October 8th match against Suffolk.
Freshman Isebel Lopez (West Haven, Conn.) recorded a team-high seven kills as the Albertus Magnus women’s volleyball team dominated play in a 3-0 (25-9, 25-14, 25-16) win at Pine Manor College. The Falcons recorded 24 kills in their 12th victory of the season as they improve to 12-9 on the year.
The Albertus Magnus women’s volleyball team earned its 10th victory of the season as the Falcons defeated Castleton 3-1 in non-conference action on Thursday evening. With their 10th victory of 2012, the Falcons have tied their 1996 tally of 10 victories in a single season, the most for the program since joining the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) in 1996.
With a 3-0 win over Massachusetts Maritime, the Albertus Magnus women's volleyball team earned its 11th overall victory in the 2012 season. With the win, the Falcons have surpassed their 10-win season in 1996 and now have the most wins in a single-season in program history.
Junior Melissa Manning (Milford, Conn.) recorded 14 kills and nine digs to lift the Albertus Magnus women’s volleyball to a 3-2 victory over the University of Saint Joseph Blue Jays on Monday night. After winning the first two sets, USJ battled back and earned consecutive wins to tie the match at two sets apiece before the Falcons earned their ninth win of the season.
Led by nine kills and 25 digs from Nicole Acerra (East Haven, Conn.), the Albertus Magnus women’s volleyball team rallied from behind 1-0 to take a 3-1 victory over Suffolk University on Monday afternoon in GNAC action.
Despite 22 digs from Nicole Acerra (East Haven, Conn.) and 17 digs from Maritza Rosemond (New Haven, Conn.), the Albertus Magnus women's volleyball team dropped a 3-0 (25-19, 25-18, 25-11) decision to Saint Joseph’s College of Maine on Saturday afternoon in Providence, R.I.
Freshman Kelsey Pendagast (Shelton, Conn.) led the Albertus Magnus women's volleyball team with 10 kills as the Falcons cruised to a 3-0 (25-15, 25-14, 25-12) Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) victory on Sunday afternoon.
In the first match of a Saturday afternoon tri-match hosted by Albertus Magnus College, the Emmanuel College Saints (4-11, 1-0 GNAC) took on host Albertus Magnus in a battle of Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) foes. The Falcons (5-6, 0-3 GNAC) came into the match flying high after earning their fifth win of the season earlier this week at home against Mass Maritime.
In the final contest of a women’s volleyball tri-match hosted by Albertus Magnus College, the host Albertus Magnus Falcons (6-6) defeated the visiting Mitchell College Mariners (2-7) by a score of 3-1 (25-19, 25-20, 24-26, 25-14).
With a 3-0 (25-14, 25-14, 25-14) victory over Mass Maritime, the Albertus Magnus College women’s volleyball team improved to 5-5 on the year marking the most wins for the program since winning five matches in both the 2002 and 2003 seasons.
Krista LaBissoniere (Meriden, Conn.) led the Albertus Magnus women’s volleyball team with five kills and nine digs as the Falcons fell to Newbury College 3-0 (25-23, 25-10, 25-15) in non-conference action on Saturday in Northfield, Vt.