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...]

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...]

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