Griffs ready for tonight’s home opener

By Marshall Haim Sports Editor It's crazy to think that basketball season is finally here. Canisius' women's basketball team will tipoff the 2018-19 season tonight when they face Miami (Ohio) at the Koessler Athletic Center at 7 p.m. This will be the first game for Canisius under new head coach Scott Hemer. Here are some things to … [Read more...]

Tough stretch ahead for Canisius volleyball

By Matthew Duke Communications Director The volleyball team toppled Niagara at the Koessler Athletic Center on Senior Night last Saturday, sweeping the Purple Eagles in straight sets.  The Griffs took the first set, 25-17, before winning the second set, 25-11. They wrapped up the match with a win in the third set, 25-18. The victory … [Read more...]

Iona sweeps Griffs, snaps program-record 10-game home win streak

By Matthew Duke Communications Director The Griffs’ 10-game home winning streak has come to a close. This past weekend, Canisius came out victorious on Saturday, trouncing the Manhattan Jaspers in straight sets before dropping Sunday’s match to conference-leading Iona in straight sets. Canisius came out strong against Manhattan, … [Read more...]

Rowing closes out fall portion of season strong in Philadelphia

Griffin Staff Report The fall portion of the Canisius rowing season has concluded following a fifth-place finish for the varsity four and a 15th-place finish for the varsity eight at the Head of the Schuylkill in Philadelphia, Pa., last Saturday. The first five races of the day were cancelled due to unsafe weather conditions in … [Read more...]

Swimmers split with Geneseo

Griffin Staff Report The men’s and women’s swimming and diving team split their home opening meet against Geneseo last Saturday with the men winning by a score of 149-94 and the women falling, 140-103. On the women’s diving side, junior Vinnie Costanzo placed first in the 3-meter competition and also finished in the fifth place in … [Read more...]

Quinn sets school record at MAACs

By Aidan Joly Sports Reporter Canisius senior Siobhan Quinn continued her strong season last weekend as she finished second in the women’s MAAC cross country championship last weekend in Loudonville, N.Y. Quinn finished the six-kilometer race in 21:32, 21 seconds behind race winner Egle Morenaite of Iona. It was quite the finish for … [Read more...]

Griffs end season on winless streak

By Nolan Hopkins Assistant Sports Editor The women’s soccer team wrapped up their season with a draw against Rider on Oct. 20 and a loss to Siena on Wednesday, 2-2 and 1-0, respectively. Canisius found themselves trailing early in Lawrenceville, N.J., last Saturday against the Broncs when Sarah Gellert netted her first goal of … [Read more...]

Volleyball extends win streak at home

By Matthew Duke Communications Director The Griffs unbeaten streak at home continued this past weekend. They started off by taking the first match against Siena, winning 3-0, taking the season series against Siena. Melina Woods led the team with 10 kills, and Camila Vazquez tallied nine of her own. Cassidy Ceriani added to a great … [Read more...]

Canisius snaps Fairfield’s 58-game MAAC win streak

By Matthew Duke Communications Director The Canisius volleyball team has performed well in conference play to this point with the past two weekends and Thursday night being proof of that. They have taken 16 of 19 sets and four of five matches. They swept Fairfield and Quinnipiac on Oct. 6 and 7, respectively. The next weekend they … [Read more...]

Huckle pleased with showing at Alumni Classic

By Aidan Joly Sports Reporter Canisius cross country finished off the regular season on a high note last weekend with both the men’s and women’s teams finishing second in the Canisius Alumni Classic at Delaware Park. On the women’s side, seniors Siobhan Quinn and Carlin Sullivan finished first and second in the 5K race, with times … [Read more...]

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