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...]

Antolos, Quinn earn honors from MAAC after successful weekend

By Sam Brouwere Sports Reporter The Griffs’ cross country team is running well at the right time of the year. On Oct. 14, the Griffs hosted the Canisius Alumni Classic at Delaware Park. The men’s team finished in second place overall with a team score of 35, while the women’s team finished first with a score of 30. “It was a … [Read more...]

Griffs prepare for Paul Short Invitational

By Sam Brouwere Senior Sports Reporter The Griffs’ cross country team will travel to Bethlehem, Pa. this weekend to compete in the Paul Short Invitational hosted by Lehigh University. At the event last year, the men’s team finished in 21st place overall. Sophomore Donny Glavin had the second-best finish for the Griffs, finishing … [Read more...]

Highlights from the first month of fall sports

By Marshall Haim Sports Editor As the first full month of the fall athletic calendar comes to a close, there have been many highlights for Canisius Athletics. Some have earned accolades from the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference, while some player’s performances have aided their respective team to be ranked high nationally in … [Read more...]

Glavin, Quinn sweep MAAC Honors, again

Griffin Staff Report Going into the National Catholic Championships last Friday, head coach Nate Huckle had the utmost confidence in his squad. That confidence showed. For the second year in a row, the men’s and women’s team placed in fifth and seventh place, respectively, at the race hosted by Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind. Dayton … [Read more...]

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