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...]

Runners look to have successful weekend

By Aidan Joly Sports Contributor After a hot start to the new season, the Canisius cross country team will be back in action Friday as they take part in both the annual UB Stampede and the National Catholic Championships. Part of the team will stay local as they compete in the UB Stampede, hosted by the University at Buffalo. The … [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...]

Quinn sets history at Little Three

Canisius' cross country team warms up prior to practice on Thursday. The Griffs swept the Little Three Championship last Saturday in Olean. (Aidan Joly/The Griffin) By Aidan Joly Sports Contributor If there is way to get your season off on the right foot, the Canisius cross country team did so last weekend, as they picked up an … [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...]

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...]

Rivalry victory at the Demske

By Robert Janish Senior Sports Writer The annual Canisius-Niagara game is important more than ever this year. With each team currently 1-1 in the MAAC, this matchup is decisive for both teams and could be crucial in seeding should either one make the playoffs. The two teams got off to its usual fast-paced start, and it was, for … [Read more...]

Griffs travel to Fairfield for 2016 MAAC opener

By Robert Janish Senior Sports Writer After a 2-4 nonconference record, the Golden Griffins will travel to Connecticut to take on the Fairfield Stags, which will kick off their 2016 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference schedule. Last year, the two teams met at the Demske Sports Complex in a game that resulted in a 4-1 victory for the … [Read more...]

Volleyball conference season starts on the road: MAAC season begins against Marist and Siena after rough preseason

By Adam Duke Sports Reporter After going 0-3 in a second consecutive tournament, the Griffs will seek to pick up a pair of victories on the road this weekend against Marist and Siena. Last season, the Griffs were defeated in two matches by both teams, but as Outside Hitter Jacklyn Malusa optimistically stated last week, “It’s … [Read more...]

Changes to volleyball provide fresh outlook: With a new coach, Griffs seek to return to the MAAC tournament.

By Adam Duke Sports Reporter The Griffs volleyball team came back with an all-new presence in late August. With Coach Lenika Vazquez at the helm of the program, the team has welcomed four freshmen and is now under the leadership of seniors Jacklyn Malusa and Katlyn Tyler. Last season, the Griffs finished 9-9 in the MAAC and … [Read more...]

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