Albany Great Danes men's lacrosse

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Albany Great Danes
Albany Great Danes Logo.svg
University University at Albany
Conference America East
Location Albany, New York
Coach Scott Marr (since 2000)
Stadium John Fallon Field
(capacity: 2,500)
Nickname Great Danes
Colors Purple and Gold
         
NCAA Tournament Quarterfinals
2007, 2014
NCAA Tournament Appearances
2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2013, 2014
Conference Tournament Champions
2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2013, 2014
Conference Regular Season Champions
2002, 2003, 2007, 2013, 2014

The Albany Great Danes men's lacrosse team represents the University at Albany in NCAA Division I men's college lacrosse. Albany currently competes in the America East Conference and plays its home games on John Fallon Field. The team reached the NCAA Men's Lacrosse Championship tournament in 2003–2005 and in 2007. The Great Danes are currently coached by Scott Marr.

Coaches[edit]

Current coaching staff[edit]

  • Head Coach – Scott Marr (Johns Hopkins, 2001)
  • Assistant Coach – Liam Gleaston (UAlbany, 2007)
  • Assistant Coach – Eric Wolf (UAlbany, 2007)

All-time head coaches[edit]

Years Coach Win Loss Win % Conference
Titles
NCAA Tournament
Appearances
NCAA Titles
1970 Bill Muse 3 7 .300 - - -
1971–1973 Bob Ford 19 11 .633 - - -
1974–1975 Dave Armstrong 10 13 .435 - - -
1976 Steve Axman 6 5 .545 - - -
1977–1983 Mike Motta 36 45 .444 - - -
1984 Gary Campbell 7 6 .538 - - -
1985 Rick Flanders 3 10 .231 - - -
1986 Chuck Priore 5 8 .385 - - -
1987 Tom Fogarty 5 7 .417 - - -
1988–1994 Steve O'Shea 45 37 .549 - - -
1995–2000 Mark Wimmer 42 31 .575 - - -
2001–present Scott Marr 108 94 .534 5 (America East) 5 (NCAA D-I) -

Notable Alumni Players[edit]

Player Pos. Years at UAlbany Professional Teams Played for
Bakery Janneh M/FO 200?–0? Boston Cannons
Luke Daquino A 2002–05 Played for Long Island Lizards, Denver Outlaws, and Boston Cannons
Frank Resetarits A 2004–07 Long Island Lizards, San Jose Stealth and Buffalo Bandits
Merrick Thomson A 2004–07 New Jersey Pride, Toronto Nationals and Philadelphia Wings
Liam Gleason D 2004–07 New Jersey Pride
Jordan Levine M 2005–08 New Jersey Pride
Boston Cannons
Toronto Nationals
Washington Bayhawks
Chicago Machine
Rochester Rattlers
Ohio Machine
Long Island Lizards
Philadelphia Wings
Mike Ammann M 2005–08 New Jersey Pride
New York Titans
Steve Ammann M 2005–08 New Jersey Pride
New York Titans
Craig McDonald D 2005–08 Rochester Rattlers
Brett Queener G/M 2006–08 Rochester Rattlers
Toronto Nationals
Boston Blazers
Philadelphia Wings
Corey Small A 2006–09 Toronto Nationals
Edmonton Rush
Chris Schongar D 2006–09 Toronto Nationals
Joe Resetarits A 2009–12 Calgary Roughnecks

All-time records, standings and statistics[edit]

Coaching records and standings[edit]

Year Coach Regular Season Conference Post Season
Won Lost Win % Won Lost Win % Standing
Division III (Independent) (1970–1995)
1970 Bill Muse 3 7 .300 - -
1971 Bob Ford 8 2 .800 - -
1972 Bob Ford 7 2 .778 - -
1973 Bob Ford 4 7 .364 - -
1974 Dave Armstrong 4 7 .364 - -
1975 Dave Armstrong 6 6 .500 - - ECAC D-III Tournament
1976 Steve Axman 6 5 .545 - -
1977 Mike Motta 6 6 .500 - -
1978 Mike Motta 5 7 .417 - -
1979 Mike Motta 4 8 .333 - -
1980 Mike Motta 6 5 .545 - -
1981 Mike Motta 5 8 .385 - -
1982 Mike Motta 6 8 .429 - -
1983 Mike Motta 7 5 .583 - -
1984 Gary Campbell 7 6 .538 - -
1985 Rick Flanders 3 10 .231 - -
1986 Chuck Priore 9 8 .529 - -
1987 Tom Fogarty 5 7 .417 - -
1988 Steve O'Shea 2 9 .182 - -
1989 Steve O'Shea 7 4 .636 - -
1990 Steve O'Shea 4 7 .364 - -
1991 Steve O'Shea 7 5 .583 - -
1992 Steve O'Shea 10 3 .769 - - ECAC D-III Tournament
1993 Steve O'Shea 8 3 .727 - -
1994 Steve O'Shea 7 6 .538 - - ECAC D-III Tournament
1995 Mark Wimmer 6 5 .545 - -
Division II (Independent) (1996–1999)
1996 Mark Wimmer 7 6 .538 - -
1997 Mark Wimmer 8 5 .615 - - ECAC D-II Tournament
1998 Mark Wimmer 8 4 .667 - -
1999 Mark Wimmer 7 6 .538 - -
Division I (Independent) (2000–2001)
2000 Mark Wimmer 6 5 .545 - -
2001 Scott Marr 3 8 .273 - -
Division I (America East Conference) (2002–Present)
2002 Scott Marr 9 7 .563 5 0 1.000 1st America East Conference Tournament
(Semifinal Win over Quinnipiac 12–5)
(Championship Loss to Stony Brook 8–6)
2003 Scott Marr 10 6 .625 4 1 .800 1st America East Conference Tournament
(Semifinal Win over Stony Brook 11–5)
(Championship Game Win over Hartford 7–5)
NCAA First Round (Loss to Princeton 16–10)
2004 Scott Marr 10 6 .625 4 2 .666 4th America East Conference Tournament
(Semifinal win over UMBC 9–8)
(Championship Win over Binghamton 10–4)
NCAA First Round (Loss to Syracuse 21–13)
2005 Scott Marr 10 6 .625 5 1 .833 1st America East Conference Tournament
(Semifinal Win over Binghamton 11–3)
(Championship Win over Stony Brook 16–7)
NCAA First Round (Loss to Virginia 23–9)
2006 Scott Marr 8 7 .533 3 2 .600 3rd America East Conference Tournament
(Semifinal Win over Stony Brook 14–13)
(Championship Loss to UMBC 19–10)
2007 Scott Marr 15 3 .833 4 1 .800 1st America East Conference Tournament
(Semifinal Win over Stony Brook 17–5)
(Championship Win over UMBC 15–14)
NCAA First Round (Win over Loyola 19–10)
NCAA Second Round (Loss to Cornell 12–11 in OT)
2008 Scott Marr 8 8 .500 4 1 .800 2nd America East Conference Tournament
(Semifinal Win over Stony Brook 12–9)
(Championship Loss to UMBC 14–13)
2009 Scott Marr 7 7 .500 3 2 .600 3rd America East Conference Tournament
(Semifinal Loss to Stony Brook 18–12)
2010 Scott Marr 5 11 .313 3 2 .600 3rd America East Conference Tournament
(Semifinal Win over UMBC 11-7)
(Championship Loss to #6 Stony Brook 11-7)
2011 Scott Marr 5 10 .322 0 5 .000 6th America East Conference Tournament:(DNQ)
2012 Scott Marr 5 11 .313 2 3 .400 3rd America East Conference Tournament
(Semifinal Win over UMBC 19-8)
(Championship Loss to Stony Brook 14-8)
2013 Scott Marr 13 4 .764 5 0 1.000 1st America East Conference Tournament
(Semifinal Win over Stony Brook 17-15)
(Championship Win over UMBC 19-10)
Albany Totals: 296 278 .515 54 23 .701

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