Scorned swimmers look to transfer

By Jourdon LaBarber Sports Editor The girls of the synchronized swimming team gathered on the back bleachers in the pool room at the Koessler Athletic Center; head coach Jill Wright stood in front of them. The room had fallen silent since she walked in, and she’s spent several minutes without saying a word, periodically turning to … [Read more...]

Synchronized swimming no longer Division I

By Jourdon LaBarber Sports Editor When Canisius College announced its decision to reclassify its synchronized swimming program from varsity to the club level in a tweet late Tuesday evening, it came with relatively little reaction. Two retweets and a favorite marked the response for the demise of a program that has produced … [Read more...]

16 years of synchronization: Griffs capture 16th consecutive ECAC Championships

By Kyle Ferrara, Sports Reporter The Canisius College synchronized swimming team won the Eastern College Athletic Conference Championships on Sunday, syncing themselves up with the last 15 teams to come before them. The Griffs scored 100 points en route to the first place finish at the event held at the Scheerr Pool at the … [Read more...]

Griffs sweep Canisius Invitational

By Alex Beilman Sports Reporter The Canisius College synchronized swimming team has started this season off with a splash. The team defeated last year’s national runner up, the University of the Incarnate Word, in their first meet. A week later, they triumphed over both Penn State and Wheaton College to win the Canisius … [Read more...]


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