Soccer battling with postponements

By Canio Marasco III Sports Reporter The Canisius men’s soccer team has struggled in the early season — not in their record or overall team play — but rather in being able to play scheduled games. So far this season the Griffs have had two games postponed, which is a big blow to their non-conference schedule. The first game … [Read more...]

High expectations for veteran squad

Italian defender Alessio Atzori is one of the biggest additions to the Griffs' squad this upcoming season. (Photo courtesy of Austin Mariasy) By Canio Marasco III Senior Sports Reporter For the first time in program history, the Canisius men’s soccer team opens their campaign as the top-ranked team in the Metro Atlantic Athletic … [Read more...]

Griffs ousted a game before MAAC Championship, again

By Canio Marasco III Sports Reporter The Canisius men’s soccer team hosted the Iona Gaels this past weekend in the first round of the MAAC Tournament. The Griffs have steadily improved since Coach Dermot McGrane took over the program in 2011. The team has become one of the better teams in the MAAC, as McGrane has built the team. … [Read more...]

Soccer secures No. 3 seed; will host Iona in MAAC quarterfinals

By Canio Marasco III Sports Reporter The Canisius men’s soccer team ended their regular season with two ties. This means the Griffs earned the No. 3 seed in the MAAC Tournament and will host No. 6 seed Iona on Sunday in the quarterfinals at the Demske Sports Complex at 1 p.m. Heading into the week, the Griffs had the opportunity to … [Read more...]

Men’s soccer earns third straight playoff berth

By Canio Marasco III Sports Reporter With their win on Wednesday, the Canisius men’s soccer team clinched a place in the MAAC Tournament for the third year in a row. Boasting a 10-3-1 record this year so far, the Griffs entered their game against nationally ranked Rider as one of the best teams in the MAAC. The No. 22 ranked Broncs … [Read more...]

Look out MAAC, men’s soccer is coming

By Marshall Haim Sports Editor The Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference might want to take note of a team to watch out for heading into the MAAC Tournament in a couple weeks. No, it’s not Rider, the team that is currently ranked No. 22 in the United Soccer Coaches poll. It would happen to be the Canisius College men’s soccer team. The … [Read more...]

Griffs, Saints open MAAC schedule with draw

  By Marshall Haim Sports Editor MAAC Play Starts Up: On Wednesday the Canisius men’s soccer team began their 2017 portion of the conference schedule at home against Siena at the Demske Sports Complex. The Griffs were coming off a 5-1 loss against Binghamton, which snapped a program-best six-game win streak. Marco Trivellato … [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...]

Milestones galore

By Canio Marasco III Sports Reporter As the Canisius men’s soccer team won their sixth game in a row on Tuesday, a record was set for the longest winning streak in school history. Although impressive, this wasn’t the only record eclipsed this past week. The Griffs put their winning streak on the line Tuesday when they matched up … [Read more...]

Griffs continue their winning ways

By Canio Marasco III Sports Reporter Unlike last season, goals have been easy to come by for this year’s Canisius men’s soccer team, as they’ve extended their winning streak to four games.    The Griffs’ fourth game of the season came against local rival St. Bonaventure. They entered the matchup on a two-game winning streak, with … [Read more...]

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