Former Albany players plead guilty to rape

ALBANY, N.Y. -- Two former Albany football players pleaded
guilty Wednesday to raping a female student in a campus dorm room
last fall.

Lorenzo Ashbourne of Smyrna, Ga., and Julius Harris of Riviera
Beach, Fla., each pleaded guilty to a felony count of rape. They
are scheduled to be sentenced in August to six months in the Albany
County jail, 10 years probation and will be required to register as
sex offenders.

Prosecutors said the two freshmen football players raped an
intoxicated classmate in their room on the Albany campus in
October. Both men were expelled from the university.

A rape charge against a third former Albany player, Charles
Guadagno of Fallston, Md., is still pending.