Griffs extinguish Flames, win two of three

    By Nolan Hopkins Assistant Sports Editor The Canisius baseball team continued their winning ways after taking two out of three games from Liberty University last weekend in Lynchburg, Va. In the first game of the series Mar. 9, the Griffs offense exploded for nine runs, including four runs driven in by senior … [Read more...]

Gamecocks outlast Griffs in overtime

By Nolan Hopkins Assistant Sports Editor The men’s basketball team fell to the Jacksonville State Gamecocks in the first round of the College Basketball Invitational (CBI) Wednesday, 80-78, in overtime. The Gamecocks opened the game with a modest 7-2 run, scoring three times in the paint and hitting one shot from the free throw … [Read more...]

Malvaso lifts Griffs past Yale in triple-overtime

    By Sam Brouwere Senior Sports Reporter In a game that had to be decided in three overtime periods, the Griffs women’s lacrosse team got one of the sweetest victories in program history. Last Sunday, Canisius defeated Yale, 10-9, in a triple-overtime thriller at the Demske Sports Complex. Freshman Marissa Malvaso … [Read more...]

Sobieraski off to strong start in senior campaign

By Joe Kraus Sports Contributor This story first appeared in the Niagara Gazette and is being reprinted and edited with permission from Niagara Gazette Sports Editor Mike Meiler. Passionate. Energetic. Determined. These are some of the words used to describe Canisius College senior pitcher Charlie Sobieraski. From the moment he … [Read more...]

Performing better than expected

    By Canio Marasco III Sports Reporter The Canisius men’s lacrosse team has started the season strong, winning three of their first four games. Their lone loss came in the first game of the season against Dartmouth when they gave up the game-deciding goal with one second left in the contest. Coach Mark Miyashita … [Read more...]

Offensive woes continue in Kentucky

By Marshall Haim Sports Editor A worrisome trend for the Canisius softball team has become a recurrence. As a team in last weekend's weather-shortened tournament in Morehead, Ky., Canisius batted just .160 (8-of-50). Through the team's 16 games so far this season, the Griffs are batting at a .187 clip, the eighth worst in Division I … [Read more...]

Hockey in semifinals for fifth time in six years

By Canio Marasco III Sports Reporter Canisius hockey will take on Air Force in the Atlantic Hockey semifinals tonight at Blue Cross Arena in Rochester, N.Y. It is the fifth time in the last six years that the Griffs are playing in Rochester for the semifinals. Canisius punched their ticket after defeating AIC last weekend in a … [Read more...]

Daley picks up first win over Binghamton

    By Sam Brouwere Senior Sports Reporter The Griffs’ women’s lacrosse team won their first game of the season over the Binghamton Bearcats Monday, 13-12. Four minutes into the game, senior Jen Reininger got the first goal for the Griffs, getting the team in the right mindset early on in the contest. The Bearcats then … [Read more...]

Griffs relying on trio of goal scorers

    By Marshall Haim Sports Editor Four games into this men's lacrosse season and Canisius has been excelling under first-year head coach Mark Miyashita. The Griffs, after losing their first game to Dartmouth in Hanover, N.H., have now won their last three games by a combined four goals. Canisius has been relying on … [Read more...]

Mackie stellar in beginning of last go-around

    By Marshall Haim Sports Editor The beginning of the softball season has not got out to the start the team would have liked. From senior pitcher Erika Mackie's perspective, however, it has been the best beginning in her collegiate career. Despite a record of 1-4, the senior has a 2.10 ERA in nine games this season. … [Read more...]

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