Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Panthers

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Team Colors: Maroon / White
106 New Scotland Ave
Albany, NY 12208

Athletics Phone: (518) 694-7357
Athletics Fax: (518) 694-7287
Enrollment: 1,600
Founded: 1881
President: Dr. Gregory Dewey
Athletic Director: Christine Kanawada

Name Title Phone Email
Christine Kanawada Athletic Director/ Women's Soccer Coach 518-694-7355
Jon Piraino Men's Soccer Coach 518-694-7357
Jeffery Barnes Cross Country Coach/Track and Field Coach 518-380-7467
Cornelius Tavarres Women's Basketball Coach 518-791-0207
Brett Barnard Men's Basketball Coach



  • Griffin Grabs 1,000th Rebound in Final Collegiate Game
    February 15, 2018

    Senior center Dannie Griffin (Patterson, NJ / Paramus Catholic), in what would turn out to be her final collegiate game, recorded her 1,000th career rebound in Albany's 55-43 loss at SUNY Cobleskill on Wednesday. Following the loss, the Panthers finish the season with an overall record of 7-12.
  • Votra's Big Night Helps Panthers Past GMC
    February 15, 2018

    Senior center Brandon Votra (Saint Regis Falls, NY) finished just two assists shy of a triple double in the final home game of his collegiate career as ACPHS outlasted Green Mountain College 70-66. The Panthers head into the HVIAC tournament with a record of 13-8, while the Eagles fell to 7-16 on the year.
  • Men's Basketball Falls to Fisher College
    February 12, 2018

    ACPHS got big performances from juniors Kyle Matousek (Jordan-Elbridge, NY) and Thomas Chalker (Boundbrook, NJ), but it was enough as they fell to the Fisher College Falcons on Sunday 80-72. The loss dropped Albany's overall record to 12-8, while Fisher improved to 10-16.
  • Griffin Just Six Away From 1,000th Rebound
    February 12, 2018

    Senior center Dannie Griffin (Patterson, NJ / Paramus Catholic) recorded both 19 points and 19 rebounds in Albany College of Pharmacy's 54-48 victory over the Fisher College Falcons on Sunday, putting her just six rebounds shy of 1,000 for her collegiate career. The win improved the Panthers overall record to 7-11, while Fisher fell to 17-10.
  • Votra and Johnson Lead Panthers to Senior Day Win
    February 10, 2018

    ACPHS Men's Basketball celebrated Senior Day on Saturday, with seniors Alex Johnson (Malone, NY) and Brandon Votra (Saint Regis Falls, NY) leading the Panthers to a 100-52 win over the Vaughn College Warriors. The win moved Albany to 6-2 in the HVIAC, cementing their third place position in the conference.
  • Griffin Shines In Senior Day Win
    February 10, 2018

    Senior forward Dannie Griffin (Patterson, NJ / Paramus Catholic) celebrated her senior day with a team-high 28 rebounds to go along with 20 points in the Panthers 75-29 victory over the Vaughn College Warriors. ACPHS is now 6-11 overall and 3-3 in the HVIAC, while Vaughn drops to 3-9 overall and 0-5 in the conference.
  • Griffin Nets 1,000th Point as a Panther Despite Loss
    January 29, 2018

    Senior Dannie Griffin (Patterson, NJ / Paramus Catholic) scored her 1,000th collegiate point on Sunday, despite the Panthers falling to Central Maine Community College 76-48. ACPHS is now 5-10 overall, while CMCC moves to 20-1 on the year.
  • Men's Basketball Cruises Past Davis College
    January 29, 2018

    Senior forward Alex Johnson (Malone, NY) scored a game-high 29 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead ACPHS to a 75-59 victory over the Davis College Falcons on Saturday. Following another conference victory of the Culinary Institute of America on Sunday, Men's basketball is now 9-7 overall and 3-2 in the HVIAC heading into February.
  • Webster's Five Threes Lead Panthers Past Falcons
    January 29, 2018

    Sophomore guard Emma Webster (Cadyville, NY / Saranac High) made five of her ten three-point attempts on Saturday, leading ACPHS to a big win over Davis College, who are 2-1 in conference play. The win moved ACPHS to 2-2 in the HVIAC which keeps them in the hunt for a bid to the conference tournament.
  • Degrasse's Buzzer-Beater Downs Panthers
    January 25, 2018

    Men's Basketball lost a heartbreaker on Wednesday night, falling to the Hudson Valley Community College Vikings 70-68 after a buzzer-beating shot as regulation time expired. The Panthers are now 7-7 on the year, while HVCC is now 5-12.