Optimism high for rowers after impressive scrimmage

By Mike Pesarchick Sports Reporter The Canisius women’s rowing team could not have asked for a better morning as their fall season kicked off last Saturday with a scrimmage against the University at Buffalo and D’Youville crew teams. Smooth waters and warm temperatures greeted the Griffs’ three varsity teams for their first taste of … [Read more...]

Brace adds Bailey, Croglio to rowing coaching staff

By Mike Pesarchick Sports Reporter Recently hired head coach Kerri Brace has wasted little time in building her coaching staff for the rowing program, announcing the hires of Sasha Bailey and Jimmy Croglio last Tuesday. Both coaches bring valuable experience to the Blue and Gold, and each will play a vital part on the team this … [Read more...]

Aiming to start, and finish, strong

By Mike Pesarchick Sports Reporter The Canisius women’s rowing team began preparations for another season Monday with their first practice of the year at the Koessler Athletic Center. Recently hired head coach Kerri Brace has high hopes for her squad of rowers, who placed third at the MAAC Championships this past spring in Lake … [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...]

A Morning with Women’s Rowing

By: Aaron Rispoli Assistant Sports Editor The alarm sounded and I begrudgingly arose from my sheets. Homework required that I inhabit the library into the wee hours of the night; the time of the night when the crazed polymaths stumble out of their dorms, dark roast coffee in hand. Surely one cannot properly retire for the night … [Read more...]

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