Beaulieu finding rhythm at right time

By Nolan Hopkins Assistant Sports Editor In the 41st minute of the Golden Griffins 1-0 shutout of Cleveland State Sept. 9, Madeline Beaulieu netted her fourth goal of the season. It was her fourth goal in three games. Through six games this season, Beaulieu has already doubled her previous career-high for goals, which was two, set … [Read more...]

Experience to play big role this season

By Nolan Hopkins Assistant Sports Editor The Canisius women’s soccer team finished last season with an overall record of 7-8-3, clinching their sixth straight season with a losing record. The Griffs failed to score a goal in nine of the team’s 18 games last year, and did not record more than two goals in any game for the entire … [Read more...]

Volleyball looks to improve on rocky start

By Matthew Duke Communications Director The volleyball team is looking to start the season off strong this year. The Griffs have seen some changes since last season, notably they graduated seniors Alexandra George, Kristen Plukas and Samantha Zebuth. Another big loss was freshman standout Claire Leonard, who finished the year with … [Read more...]

Women’s soccer loses heartbreaker

By Nolan Hopkins Sports Reporter The women’s soccer team’s season came to an end with a 4-3 loss on penalty kicks to Niagara in the first round of the MAAC Tournament last Saturday in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. After 110 minutes of game action, neither team was able to scratch across a goal with Niagara out shooting the Griffs, 14-6. In … [Read more...]

Griffs, Eagles to battle at MAAC Tournament

By Nolan Hopkins Sports Reporter The women’s soccer team capped off the regular season last Saturday with a 1-0 loss at the hands of the Quinnipiac Bobcats. Both squads came out of the opening kickoff aggressively, with a combined eight shots between the teams in the first half. Despite the fast pace of the period, neither team … [Read more...]

Griffs host Quinnipiac before heading to Sunshine State for MAAC Tournament

By Nolan Hopkins Sports Reporter Last Saturday was Senior Day at the Demske Sports Complex for six seniors on the women’s soccer team. They were honored with a pre-game ceremony on the warm autumn afternoon, however, both squad’s offenses quickly turned cold after kick-off, leading up to a double overtime draw with Saint Peter’s, … [Read more...]

Improvements needed going into crucial part of season

By Nolan Hopkins Sports Reporter The Canisius women’s soccer team suffered two more conference losses against Monmouth and Siena this past Saturday and Wednesday. The Griffs found themselves in an early hole against Monmouth, as the Hawks netted a goal in the second minute of the game. They would go on to add another goal to the … [Read more...]

Highlights from the first month of fall sports

By Marshall Haim Sports Editor As the first full month of the fall athletic calendar comes to a close, there have been many highlights for Canisius Athletics. Some have earned accolades from the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference, while some player’s performances have aided their respective team to be ranked high nationally in … [Read more...]

Kugler’s early goal not enough for Griffs in MAAC home opener

By Nolan Hopkins Sports Reporter The women’s soccer team kicked off conference play this past week with matches against Iona and Marist on Sept. 16 and 20 respectively. The Griffs defense yet again stood strong in their tilt against the Iona Gaels, not conceding a goal for the fifth time this season. However, the offense failed to … [Read more...]

Defensive play will be key heading into MAAC schedule

By Nolan Hopkins Sports Reporter The women’s soccer team finished up their non-conference schedule this past weekend with games against Robert Morris and St. Bonaventure on Sept. 8 and 10, respectively. A clean sheet for sophomore goalkeeper Alana Rossi, along with a go-ahead goal from freshman midfielder Amanda Wisbeck in the 78th … [Read more...]

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