SUNY Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher Congratulates UAlbany Women’s Basketball Team

March 17, 2014

“Congratulations to the University at Albany Women’s Basketball Team, Coach Katie Abrahamson-Henderson, and her staff, on capturing the America East title again this year, and earning a bid to the NCAA Tournament. All of SUNY is deeply proud of the Great Danes, and we look forward to cheering them on the national stage as they face West Virginia in Baton Rouge Sunday afternoon.”

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