Griffs clinch spot in MAAC Tourney

By Nolan Hopkins Assistant Sports Editor The men’s lacrosse team clinched a spot in the conference tournament with their win over Manhattan last Friday, 19-11. The Griffs came into the contest losers of their last three games but quickly swung momentum in their favor as they scored three goals within the first eight minutes of … [Read more...]

Miyashita, Griffs vying for MAAC Tourney bid

By Canio Marasco III Sports Reporter The Canisius men’s lacrosse team has a chance to clinch a spot in the MAAC playoffs this weekend with a win against the Manhattan Jaspers. The Griffs had an opportunity to earn their third conference win of the season this past weekend against the Quinnipiac Bobcats, who entered the game in … [Read more...]

Laxers drop pair to Detroit, Robert Morris

By Canio Marasco III Sports Reporter The Canisius men’s lacrosse team hosted the Detroit Mercy Titans and Robert Morris Colonials this past week, as they move ever closer to the end of the regular season. The Griffs entered the game against the Titans with a record of 2-0 in the conference, looking to bolster their place in the … [Read more...]

Colgate, Albany have own way with Griffs

    By Canio Marasco III Sports Reporter The Canisius men’s lacrosse team was defeated twice in the past week, as they were trounced by the Colgate Raiders and outclassed by the Albany Great Danes. After starting the season 3-1, the Griffs have lost the last two games, as they played the two best teams on their … [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...]

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...]

Miyashita ready to lead alma mater in first year

    By Canio Marasco III Sports Reporter The Canisius men’s lacrosse season ended in disappointing fashion last year. After ending the regular season 4-2 in conference play, the Griffs were bounced in the first round of the MAAC Tournament. The jarring end to the season didn’t end there however – over the summer, … [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...]

Lacrosse clinches MAAC Tournament berth despite loss

By Canio Marasco III Sports Reporter The Canisius men’s lacrosse team clinched a spot in the MAAC tournament despite dropping their penultimate regular season game to the Monmouth Hawks. The Griffs entered the game against the Hawks with a chance to take first place and ensure their spot in the MAAC tournament. The Hawks came out … [Read more...]

Griffs poised to battle for first

By Canio Marasco Sports Reporter After a 3-0 start to conference play, the Canisius men’s lacrosse team has dropped two straight games, as they prepare to battle for first place against the Monmouth Hawks. The Griffs third conference match-up of the season was against the Siena Saints, a team who entered the game with a 1-10 overall … [Read more...]


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