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...]

The Penultimate Game Approaches: Final game against Detroit will decide who heads to the MAAC tournament

By Canio Marasco Sports Reporter The Griffs suffered two large defeats this past week against the Quinnipiac Bobcats and the Robert Morris Colonials. The two setbacks have made the Griffs final game against the Detroit Titans a must win. The Griffs first loss of the week came against the Bobcats. The Griffs started the game … [Read more...]

The Griffs Fight to “Fill their Gas Tank”: After a 1-1 start, the Griffs have fallen to 2-4 after a four game skid

By Canio Marasco Sports Reporter After starting the season 1-1, with an encouraging win against the Vermont Catamounts in Canada, the team has since gone 1-3, including a heartbreaking loss in double overtime against the Hobart Statesmen. The Griffs started their 1-3 skid against the Statesmen. The Griffs looked to be in control … [Read more...]

“Learn How to Win”: Looking to bounce back following a tough loss against Hobart

By Canio Marasco Sports Reporter The Griffs lost a heartbreaker to the Hobart Statesmen in double overtime on Tuesday. Despite playing well again, the Griffs collapsed in the fourth quarter, a common theme thus far this season. The Griffs lost to the Statesmen 8-7 in double overtime. The Griffs had a commanding 6-3 lead into … [Read more...]

Season begins with a split: After a few tweaks, the team hopes to hit their stride early this season

By Canio Marasco Sports Reporter The Griffs men’s lacrosse team have started the season by splitting their first two games with a win and a loss. Although the Griffs took a tough loss against the Boston University Terriers, they were able to bounce back with a win against the Vermont Catamounts. In their first game this season, … [Read more...]

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