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...]

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...]

Team effort leads baseball to hot start

    By Nolan Hopkins Assistant Sports Editor The Canisius baseball team has hit the ground running to begin the 2018 campaign, with an 8-3 record through their first 11 games. After dropping the first two games of the season in Port Charlotte, Fla. to Ohio State and Milwaukee, 6-4 and 8-3 respectively, the Griffs … [Read more...]

Mazurek focusing on veteran presence

    By Nolan Hopkins Assistant Sports Editor Coming on the heels of a 35-win campaign last season, the Canisius baseball team is looking to reload, not rebuild. The team welcomes back some of the key components of last years squad that helped the Griffs finish the season with the third highest team batting average … [Read more...]

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...]

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