By Mike Demos The men’s and women’s basketball teams recently visited 10 Capital Region schools as part of the BlueShield of Northeastern New York Saints in the Community Adopt-A-School program. The student athletes preached the value of hard work, good academics and a healthy lifestyle. The Saints visited Brighter Choice School for Boys, Brighter Choice [...]
By Mike Demos The Siena women’s basketball team helped raise a record $30,037 for the Capital Region Action Against Breast Cancer (CRAAB!) at the 13th Annual “Pink Zone” Game presented by Berkshire Bank on February 15. “I am so grateful to CRAAB! and the amazing committee that organized this important event,” said head coach Ali Jaques. [...]
By Jason Rich ’98 Generation S is the new official Siena College Athletics Fan Club for children ages 17 and under. MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS: For just $30 each child will receive: Men’s and Women’s Basketball seasons pass to all regular home games Free admission to all other Siena athletic regular season home games Membership Card Promotional [...]
By Mike Demos Siena College hopes new head coach Cesar Markovic will lead the men’s soccer team to their first ever MAAC Championship. Markovic’s track record is impressive as he has led three different programs to the NCAA College Cup. He was named the seventh head coach in program history on February 7. “We are [...]
By Jason Rich ’98 Siena’s remarkable run of Senior CLASS Award candidates continued this spring when lacrosse star Danny Martinsen ’13 and softball standout Shannon Jones’ 13 each made the prestigious list in their sport. Siena’s six Senior CLASS Award candidates in 2012 tied for the third most nationally, trailing just Duke and Notre Dame. [...]
By David Driver The Blue Danube cuts through the heart of the Hungarian capital, a 140 year old marriage of two formerly separated cities – Buda on the west bank and Pest on the east. A country of nearly 10 million people and about the size of Indiana, Hungary was under Communist control just over [...]
One of the most prestigious awards in college athletics is the Senior CLASS (Celebrating Loyalty and Achievement for Staying in School) Award. To be eligible, a student athlete must be a NCAA Division I senior and excel in four areas: community, classroom, character and competition.
Members of the Siena men’s and women’s basketball, cheer and dance teams volunteered in the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Upstate New York’s annual “Light the Night” Walk on Sept. 29 on the Siena campus. The Saints joined Congressman Paul Tonko, NBC 13’s Benita Zahn and more than 1,000 survivors and families to support the fundraiser.
or the first time in 14 years, Siena hosted a “Midnight Madness” type event geared toward energizing the student body. #SienaMadness was held Oct. 16 in the Alumni Recreation Center and more than 1,000 fans – the vast majority students – turned out for a night of dunks, contests and free pizza. Close to 700 students registered for season tickets by joining the Dog Pound by the time the event ended. That total represents nearly 25 percent of the student body.
It’s one of the most anticipated nights of the year for Siena Basketball fans: the annual First Niagara Sneak Preview. This year, it was held on Sept. 11 at Times Union Center. Fans had the chance to meet the men’s and women’s teams, enjoy free food and drinks and a concert from popular local band Hair of the Dog.