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...]

‘I expect to win’

By Canio Marasco III Sports Reporter Expectations are sky-high as the Canisius men’s soccer team begins their 2017 campaign. With the return of several players from injury, and a few transfers, the Griffs could be a dangerous squad this season. The Griffs lost their most consistent performer and a vital part of their backline, … [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...]

The Griffs are Still Trying to “Click”: Transfer Pauls finally makes debut

By Canio Marasco Sports Reporter After starting the season slow, largely due to scoring, the Griffs are still struggling to find the back of the net. One player, sophomore transfer Will Pauls, could help the Griffs quell this nagging issue. The Griffs traveled to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to play the Bucknell Bisons, a team that … [Read more...]

Griffs Start the Season Slow

By Canio Marasco Sports Reporter The Griffs ended last season with one true problem – goal scoring. This season, the narrative hasn’t changed. After a 1-3 start, Coach Dermot McGrane has been miffed by the Griffs’ lack of scoring touch. In the Griffs’ first game of the season, they traveled to Binghamton University to play the … [Read more...]

The Griffs Finally Look “Dangerous”: An offensive outpouring helps the Griffs snap their losing streak

By Canio Marasco Sports Reporter The Griffs men’s soccer, after suffering four one-goal losses, felt almost defeated and were nearly out of ideas on how to increase offensive production. After playing a stretch of three fixtures, where the team lost each match 1-0, the Griffs had dropped to the bottom of the Metro Atlantic … [Read more...]

McGrane looks for the Griffs to start “clicking”

By Canio Marasco Sports Reporter The key to the Griffs succeeding towards the end of this tumultuous season will be a needed improvement in confidence. The Griffs have opened conference play with a poor 0-5-0 record and also currently sit in last place in the MAAC. Despite starting the season 3-3-1, the Griffs have collapsed in … [Read more...]


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