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...]

2016 MAAC Championship for swimming concludes: Anthone and Wright win individual titles

By Samuel Brouwere Sports Reporter The 2016 MAAC Championship for the Griffs’ swimming & diving team concluded, as the men’s team finished in fourth place with (432.5 points) and the women’s team finished in third place with (518 points). Even though the Griffs didn’t come in first place, Rebecca Anthone and Travis Wright won … [Read more...]

Strong performances surface heading into MAAC Championships

By Samuel Brouwere Sports Reporter The Griffs’ swimming & diving team’s just keep on swimming. Both the men’s team and women’s team have been performing really well as of late. Both teams have won two straight meets, beating the Gannon Golden Knights and rival Niagara Purple Eagles. Coach Scott Vanderzell gave his thoughts … [Read more...]

Following a big break, the swim team returns to action

By Samuel Brouwere Sports Reporter The Griffs’ swim team is continuing to improve every day. The season for the Griffs is at the midway point. The men’s team has one win this season, whereas the women’s team hasn’t won yet. When asked about the season Head Coach Scott Vanderzell said, “I feel like they are performing pretty … [Read more...]

Swimmers take third and fourth place at MAAC Championships

By Kyle Ferrara Sports Reporter The 2013 MAAC Swimming and Diving Championships concluded on Saturday evening at the ECC Burt Flickinger Center. The men’s team finished in third place for the second consecutive year, while the Griff women finished fourth for their highest finish in team history. “This is a close knit team,” … [Read more...]

Excitement abound as the Griffs get MAAC Championships underway

By Kyle Ferrara Sports Reporter At 8:15 p.m. the power went out at the ECC Burt Flickinger Center. Many were unsure exactly what caused the power outage, although one MAAC representative said that a power outage is more common at swim meets than people might think. Since the exact cause of the problem is not known, we’re … [Read more...]

MAAC Championships now in sight after sweeps over weekend

By Kyle Ferrara Sports Reporter Men’s and women’s swimming and diving swept SUNY Fredonia last Saturday and now have their sights set on the MAAC Championship, which will be held from Feb. 14-16 at the Flickenger Center. The men’s team dominated SUNY Fredonia by a score of 140-83, while the women’s team narrowly edged out … [Read more...]

Griffs look ahead to SUNY Fredonia after sweeping Niagara

By Kyle Ferrara Sports Reporter Both the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams are preparing for their dual against SUNY Fredonia on Saturday. The dual, which is scheduled for 11 a.m., will be the Griffs final dual of the 2012-2013 season before the MAAC tournament which will be held over the course of 3 days from Feb. … [Read more...]


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