Women’s lacrosse gets first victory of season over Iona

By Jon Skuza Sports Reporter Canisius women’s lacrosse got its first win at home against Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference opponent Iona, 15-12, last Saturday. Canisius had a strong first half, scoring nine goals to Iona’s six. The Griffs were able to pace with the Gaels with both teams scoring six goals a piece in the second … [Read more...]

Gilbert ties single-game saves record in double overtime loss

By Jon Skuza Sports Reporter Canisius women’s lacrosse continued their Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference play with a 14-13 double overtime loss to Quinnipiac last Saturday and a 19-14 loss to Marist on Wednesday. In the first game, the Griffs could not hold off a strong second half from the Bobcats. Quinnipiac scored nine goals to … [Read more...]

Women’s lacrosse drops first two games of MAAC play

By Jon Skuza Sports Reporter Canisius women’s lacrosse started Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference play with a 15-10 loss to Manhattan last Friday and a back-and-forth loss in overtime to Siena, 17-16, on Wednesday. In the first game, the Griffs were overpowered by a strong second half by Manhattan, where the Jaspers scored 10 goals. … [Read more...]

Yale hands women’s lacrosse sixth straight loss

By Jon Skuza Sports Reporter Canisius women's lacrosse dropped their sixth straight game Sunday afternoon to Yale by a score of 17-7. The Bulldogs took a 9-2 lead into halftime and never looked back, scoring eight more goals in the second to secure the win over Canisius. Canisius outshot Yale, 17-13, in the first half but was then … [Read more...]

Women’s lacrosse swept in trip to Virginia

By Jon Skuza Sports Reporter The women’s lacrosse team continued its early-season woes as they were swept in their weekend trip to Harrisonburg and Fairfax, Va. by James Madison and George Mason.   Their first game was last Friday against James Madison, which ended in a 21-4 defeat for Canisius. James Madison, the reigning National … [Read more...]

Women’s lacrosse drops season opener to Notre Dame

By Jon Skuza Sports Contributor The Canisius women's lacrosse team lost their season opener to Notre Dame by a score of 21-4 last Sunday afternoon. The Fighting Irish were led by senior Samantha Lynch, sophomore Maddie Howe and senior Nikki Ortega, who each had five points in the win. Lynch tallied five goals, while Howe and Ortega … [Read more...]

Griffs have eyes on returning to MAAC Championship

By Jon Skuza Sports Contributor Last season, the women’s lacrosse team fell short in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) Championship in head coach Allison Daley’s debut campaign that ended with a 11-9 overall record and a 6-2 conference record. With a new season on the horizon, Daley has a very high but reachable goal for … [Read more...]

Baseball to play quartet of Power Five schools this season

Canice Ejoh and the Canisius baseball team will be playing some high-profile teams in non-conference play this spring. (Marshall Haim / The Griffin file photo) Griffin Staff Report Coming off of an appearance in last year's NCAA Tournament, Canisius baseball will open their season on Feb. 15 with a three-game series in Durham, … [Read more...]

Daley to help Team Canada; Kearnan, Alleyne selected in MLL Supplemental Draft

By Marshall Haim Sports Editor Next August, Canisius women’s lacrosse head coach Allison Daley will be donning the Red and White while on the sidelines for the Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) World Cup in her hometown of Peterborough, Ont. It was announced on Wednesday that Daley would assume associate head coach … [Read more...]

Women’s lax to host Niagara to open MAAC Tournament

By Sam Brouwere Senior Sports Reporter The Griffs will host the Niagara Purple Eagles in the opening round of the MAAC Tournament this Saturday at 7 p.m. Canisius will share the MAAC regular season title with Marist, Monmouth and Fairfield, but because of tiebreakers the Griffs finished fourth out of the group and will be playing … [Read more...]

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