Runners look to have successful weekend

By Aidan Joly Sports Contributor After a hot start to the new season, the Canisius cross country team will be back in action Friday as they take part in both the annual UB Stampede and the National Catholic Championships. Part of the team will stay local as they compete in the UB Stampede, hosted by the University at Buffalo. The … [Read more...]

Quinn sets history at Little Three

Canisius' cross country team warms up prior to practice on Thursday. The Griffs swept the Little Three Championship last Saturday in Olean. (Aidan Joly/The Griffin) By Aidan Joly Sports Contributor If there is way to get your season off on the right foot, the Canisius cross country team did so last weekend, as they picked up an … [Read more...]

Track gears up for Penn Relays

Griffin Staff Report In a tune-up for the Penn Relays, the Canisius men’s and women’s track squads participated in the Alfred State Invitational this past Monday. The men's team finished in fourth place out of the eight competing teams, while the women came in sixth out of nine. Canisius did have impressive showings in multiple … [Read more...]

Track opens outdoor portion of season at Bucknell

Griffin Staff Report There was a strong showing from the men's and women's track teams at the opening meet of their outdoor season in Lewisburg, Pa. last weekend. Siobhan Quinn placed first overall in the unseeded 5000-meter (3.1 miles) run Saturday, claiming the victory by just over a six-second margin (18:10.93).  Mary Manzari … [Read more...]

Running On: How Track Built A Lifelong Friendship

    By Mike Pesarchick Sports Reporter Picture this: Summer 2013 is rapidly coming to an end.  A group of wide-eyed freshman step onto the track at the Robert Scott Athletic Complex at St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute in Kenmore, N.Y., for their very first practice. They come from all walks of life - some black, some … [Read more...]

Track performs well at Brockport Invite

By Sam Brouwere Senior Sports Reporter The Griffs’ indoor track and field had a stellar performance at the Brockport Invite in Brockport, N.Y. last Saturday (Jan. 27). For the men’s team, the Griffs had the top three finishes in the mile event. Sophomore Donny Glavin placed first with a time of 4:16.64. Fellow sophomore Nick Neamtu … [Read more...]

Indoor track opens season at Upstate Challenge

Griffin Staff Report Coming off a cross country season in which senior Jeff Antolos, junior Siobhan Quinn, and sophomore Donny Glavin earned All-MAAC honors for their performances in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference championships, the Griffs opened the indoor track season Saturday, Jan. 20 in Ithaca, N.Y. at Cornell … [Read more...]

Pair of Griffs runners set records at Northeast Regional

By Sam Brouwere Senior Sports Editor The Griffs’ cross country team competed in the 2017 NCAA Northeast Regional last Friday at Audubon Golf Course in Amherst, N.Y. The men’s team finished 16th overall. “I thought it went really well,” head coach Nate Huckle said. “It was something where we’d been ranked in the top-15 regionally at … [Read more...]

Griffs’ success present in past week

By Mike Pesarchick Sports Reporter It’s been a busy week in the wide world of Canisius sports. The Griffs played hard, as usual, coming away with several wins. Swimming & diving sweeps The Griffs swimming and diving team swept their second consecutive meet last Saturday over Geneseo. The men’s team had a commanding win, 146-92, … [Read more...]

Huckle, Griffs looks to place well at MAACs on Saturday

By Sam Brouwere Sports Reporter The Griffs have experience of running well at the MAAC Championships, so it makes them stack up really well against the other teams. At last season’s meet, the men’s team finished second behind Iona. The women’s team finished fourth behind the Gaels, Quinnipiac and Monmouth. Junior Siobhan Quinn won … [Read more...]

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