Seven Griffs to head to NCAA Zone ‘A’ meet

    By Mike Pesarchick Sports Reporter Seven Canisius divers have qualified for the NCAA Zones competition in March, the team announced via Twitter. The Griffs who qualified for the meet are as follows: Brett Palo: The freshman placed third in the 3-meter dive against Colgate, behind fellow Griffs Travis Wright and … [Read more...]

Five pool records set in sweep of Gannon

Griffin Staff Report A very successful day for the Canisius men's and women's swimming and diving team was capped off by five pool records and a pair of divers punching their tickets to NCAA Zones last Friday in a sweep of Gannon in Erie, Pa. Dan Dirrigl highlighted the pool records by setting two (200-yard freestyle and 200 … [Read more...]

Mroz highlights successful Senior Day for Griffs

Griffin Staff Report Vivian Mroz highlighted the Canisius swimming and diving team's sweep of Niagara last Saturday at the Burt Flickinger Center in downtown Buffalo. The junior diver qualified for NCAA Zones in the 1- and 3-meter springboard events at Rutgers University in Piscataway, N.J. in March with her first place finishes in … [Read more...]

Swimmer, two divers earn MAAC honors

By Marshall Haim Sports Editor Three members of the Canisius swimming and diving program earned accolades from the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) Wednesday. Rebecca Anthone was named the MAAC's Women's Swimmer of the Week, while Vivian Mroz was named Women's Diver of the Week and Trevor Wright was the Male Diver of the … [Read more...]

Griffs’ success present in past week

By Mike Pesarchick Sports Reporter It’s been a busy week in the wide world of Canisius sports. The Griffs played hard, as usual, coming away with several wins. Swimming & diving sweeps The Griffs swimming and diving team swept their second consecutive meet last Saturday over Geneseo. The men’s team had a commanding win, 146-92, … [Read more...]

Griffs have strong outing against Rochester

By Marshall Haim Sports Editor When you win the first eight races and 18 of the first 20 events, more often than not, your team is going to come out victorious. That’s exactly what the men’s and women’s swimming and diving programs had happened last weekend against the University of Rochester. The men’s team defeated the … [Read more...]

Swimming and diving impress in first meet of season

By Marshall Haim Sports Editor Rebecca Anthone’s strong performance in four freestyle races was not enough for the women’s swimming and diving team last Friday. The Griffs faced MAAC rival Marist in the team’s first meet of the season at the Burt Flickinger Center. The Red Foxes narrowly escaped with the victory, 155-145. The Red … [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...]

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...]

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