A year in sports

By Adam Duke Assistant Sports Editor As is typical of all sports programs, Canisius athletics had its ups and downs in the 2016-17 season. In the fall, the men’s cross country team finished in second place in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference. The Iona Gaels dominated the race, taking spots one through eight. Galen Snyder … [Read more...]

Baseball red hot after winning four of last five

By Sam Brouwere Sports Reporter Over the past week, the Griffs’ baseball team won four games of the five that they played. Last Saturday, the Griffs started the weekend with the opening game of a home doubleheader against the Rider Broncs with a 4-3 win. The Griffs were down early in the game before they bounced back in the third … [Read more...]

Finding their place: Baseball eighth in MAAC, three games out of first

By Adam Duke Sports Reporter After struggling in their series against the Marist Red Foxes that left them sitting at 2-4 in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference, the Griffs battled back to win two series, the first against the University at Buffalo Bulls and the second against the Siena Saints. On the weekend of April 8, the … [Read more...]

Baseball heads to Marist

By Canio Marasco Sports Reporter The Canisius College baseball team started conference play with a 2-1 series win over the Monmouth Hawks. The Griffs next series is against another conference foe, the Marist Red Foxes. The Griffs opened MAAC play with a doubleheader against the Hawks. In the first game, the Griffs were defeated … [Read more...]

Offense wakes up in final game of weekend series: Hunt earns 3rd win of the season in stellar outing

By Andrew Helwig Sports Reporter As Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference play begins to wind down, the Griffs' baseball team had a weekend series with the Rider Broncs. The pitching staff, who had trouble holding down the lead in the recent games, had stepped up in this game to hold Rider's offense to a minimum. On Saturday, the … [Read more...]

Six wins, two shutouts, no days off: Baseball goes 6-2 over spring recess, outscores opponents 65-32

By Adam Duke Sports Reporter After defeating UB 9-5 at home on March 22, the Griffs’ baseball team stepped into an 8 game stretch over spring break. Over the weekend of March 26, the Griffs began MAAC play, completing a sweep of the St. Peter’s Peacocks with an 8-7 eleventh inning win and a 9-0 shutout in a double-header … [Read more...]

Griffs are red hot heading into series against Manhattan

By Samuel Brouwere Sports Reporter The Griffs’ baseball team’s season is continuing to move forward, as the team is still just getting into their conference schedule. The Griffs will be traveling on the road for the first time in conference play, as they will be playing the Manhattan Jaspers this weekend. The Griffs currently tied … [Read more...]

New additions seek to make good impression

By Adam Duke Sports Reporter It is now the fifth week of the Griffs’ baseball season and the team is beginning to gain a feel for what works where, as well as any changes that need to be made. Each year, one goal at the beginning of the season is to bring all the freshmen on board and get them acclimated with the team’s routine. … [Read more...]

Griffs can’t escape early deficits, get swept by Cincinnati: Turnaround for Big 5 Baseball bash in Philadelphia

By Andrew Helwig Sports Reporter The Griffs' baseball team traveled to Cincinnati for a four game series against the Bearcats the past weekend. In getting swept in the series, the Griffs lost two of the four by only one run. The first game of the series was an extra inning affair, the Bearcats prevailing 8-7 in ten innings. The … [Read more...]

“Roller coaster” start: Baseball drops two games against Campbell, preparing for games against Cincinnati

By Samuel Brouwere Sports Reporter Last weekend, the Griffs baseball team traveled to Buies Creek, North Carolina., where they played the Campbell Camels in a three game series. Friday, the Griffs got down early to the Camels allowing three runs in the third inning and four runs in the fourth. In the fourth inning, miscues by … [Read more...]

© 2013 The Griffin. All rights reserved.