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...]

Women’s lacrosse beats Quinnipiac, prepares for Fairfield

by Sam Brouwere Sports Reporter The Griffs’ women’s lacrosse team defeated the Quinnipiac Bobcats by a score of 22-4 last Saturday at the Demske Sports Complex. At 4:05 into the game, sophomore Julia Corrice scored the first goal for the Bobcats. Then, not long after, senior Ashley Bull of the Griffs tied the game up with a goal … [Read more...]

Grabbing the ‘Bull’ by the horns

By Robert Janish Senior Sports Writer Fifth-year senior Ashley Bull, the Langley, British Columbia native, is leading her team on the field one year after an ACL injury sidelined her for the season, but ultimately helped her become one of the foundations for this year's team. With career numbers of 76 goals and 91 points, Bull has … [Read more...]

From the bottom to the top

By Sam Brouwere Sports Reporter After the Canisius women’s lacrosse team was established in 1998, the team didn’t have much success, however that all changed when Scott Teeter was named the team’s head coach in 2003. He has since built the program into one of the more successful programs at Canisius. Teeter was a four-year … [Read more...]

MAAC home schedule begins against Iona

by Robert Janish Senior Sports Writer After earning a win over the Manhattan Jaspers on the road last Saturday, the Griffs return home to play their first home conference game of 2017 against the Iona Gaels, who started their Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference schedule with a loss against the Niagara Purple Eagles. A win over the … [Read more...]

Griffs are rolling

By Patrick Viola Sports Reporter   The women’s lacrosse team traveled to Riverdale, N.Y. over the weekend and picked up a 15-5 victory against the Manhattan Jaspers. In their first MAAC contest of the year, the Griffs looked sharp right out of the gate. Canisius held a 4-2 lead early in the first half before scoring an … [Read more...]

From Albany to Buffalo: Albany transfer Giglio has pushed her team to success on and off the field

By Robert Janish Senior Sports Writer In her final weeks as a member of the women's lacrosse team, Senior attacker Taylor Giglio has grown to become one of the team's best players in recent memory. Her impact at Canisius makes it hard to fathom that Giglio has only been a member of this team for three seasons. In her first year, … [Read more...]

Griffs prepare for Jaspers, hoping to remain unbeaten in MAAC

By Robert Janish Senior Sports Reporter The Griffs began their 2016 campaign with an intense non-conference schedule, in which they faced opponents like the Louisville Cardinals, Ohio State Buckeyes and the Syracuse Orange. This seems to have prepared the team for their Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference schedule as it is off … [Read more...]

Evans hopes to repeat fantastic season: Starts season with a MAAC player of the week nod

By Marshall Haim Sports Reporter Erica Evans may only be a sophomore but the success she has had on the turf for the Women’s Lacrosse team is unparalleled. The sophomore from Peterborough, Ontario has an incredible list of accolades that she received in her first season with the Griffs and they’re only going to keep … [Read more...]

Columbus bound for matchup against powerhouse Ohio St

By Robert Janish Senior Sports Writer The Griffs are heading out to Columbus, Ohio to face the nationally-ranked Buckeyes of Ohio State University. Currently sitting at 6-1, the Buckeyes could perhaps be their greatest challenge yet, adding into consideration the road atmosphere a game such as that would bring. However, before … [Read more...]

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