CLEVELAND, OH - The Mid-American Conference announced today the Distinguished Scholar Athletes from the eight spring sports during the 2016-2017 academic season. Among the list of 186 athletes, were eight University at Buffalo student-athletes. This list was voted on by the faculty athletic representatives, and represents the "best of the best" from each sports' Academic All-MAC teams.
BUFFALO, NY – Fourth-year head coach Shawn Burke announced the addition of former University at Buffalo women’s soccer player Megan Giesen to the UB coaching staff on Tuesday. Giesen played for the Bulls from 2011-2015 and will reunite with Burke and Buffalo following a season at Youngstown State. Her main job responsibilities will be travel, camps, recruiting and on field development of the UB midfielders.
Three members of the University at Buffalo track and field team competed at the USATF 2017 Junior Outdoor Championships in Sacramento, CA over the weekend. Caleb Covell, Samuel Wray and Matthew Mercer all competed against the best junior competition in the nation.
BUFFALO, NY - The University at Buffalo men’s and women’s swimming and diving programs were named to the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) Scholar All-America Team for the spring 2017 semester. The women posted a team GPA of 3.53 while the men posted a 3.12 GPA. 720 teams representing 443 institutions achieved a grade point average of 3.0 or higher for the spring 2017 semester.
The University at Buffalo men’s basketball team will rekindle one of their oldest rivalries this season as the Bulls will make the two hour trip to Syracuse University on Dec. 19 for a non-conference game at the Carrier Dome. This will be the first meeting between these two schools since Dec. 30, 2001.
The University at Buffalo will host a Cross Country/Track & Field Camp July 10 – 13. The camp allows students to select their event to focus on for the four days. Event specialties include sprints, hurdles, horizontal jumps, high jump, pole vault, throws, cross country and middle distance.
University at Buffalo head men’s basketball coach Nate Oats has named Jamie Quarles as assistant coach. Quarles was a long-time assistant coach at Augusta University where he was most recently named one of the Top 10 Young Professionals To Watch by Augusta Magazine.
BUFFALO, NY - The University at Buffalo women's soccer team led by fourth-year head coach Shawn Burke will host a women's soccer college prospects camp on Sunday, July 9 at UB Stadium. The camp will begin at 9:30 am and go until 4:00 pm.
Playing in one of the toughest regions in the country, the University at Buffalo men’s tennis team finished the year ranked eighth in the Northeast Region, the Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced late Wednesday.
The University at Buffalo’s first doubles team of Tanja Stojanovska and Margarita Kotok finished the 2016-17 season ranked ninth in the Northeast Region, the Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced late Wednesday night when they unveiled their final regional rankings.
The University at Buffalo has unveiled a refurbished Brinkworth/McNally Football Alumni Team Meeting Room, thanks to Shareholders Society members and their gifts toward athletic facility enhancements. UB worked with VSP Graphic Group to give the team meeting room in UB Stadium its first update since 2011.
Former University at Buffalo linebacker Gerry Quinlivan has been nominated for the College Football Hall of Fame, the National Football Foundation has announced. Quinlivan is one of 67 players from the divisional ranks to appear on the ballot.
BUFFALO, NY – Fourth-year head women’s soccer coach Shawn Burke announced the Bulls’ 2017 schedule on Thursday morning. The 20-game schedule is highlighted by a trip to Big Ten member Ohio State and will feature nine home matches at UB Stadium.
CLEVELAND, OH – The Mid-American Conference announced the Academic All-MAC Teams for the men’s and women’s outdoor track and field season on Wednesday morning. The men had 10 student-athletes recognized, while the women had 16 student-athletes receive the honor.
Head coach Blair Brown Lipsitz has announced the signing of Syracuse Transfer Polina Prokudina for the upcoming 2017 season. A native of Moscow, Russia, Prokudina played in 26 matches as a freshman for the Orange.
LEXINGTON, KY – The 2017 season came to an end today for the University at Buffalo track and field team at the NCAA East Preliminaries. The team completed the season with strong performance from all athletes that competed at the competition, topping off the season with a record-breaking performance in the men’s 4X400 relay.
LEXINGTON, KY – The University at Buffalo track and field program completed day two of the NCAA East Preliminaries hosted by the University of Kentucky at Lexington, KY. The Bulls left the day with three new school records and three Top-20 finishes.
BUFFALO, NY – The University at Buffalo baseball team saw four student-athletes earn All-MAC honors on Tuesday night, as announced by the league at their annual postseason awards presentation. The Bulls placed Ben Haefner and Chris Kwitzer on the First Team All-MAC squad, senior Vinny Mallaro on Second Team All-MAC and senior Alex Thrower earned All-Defensive team honors.
Five members of the University at Buffalo football team have been named to the Athlon Sports 2017 Preseason All-MAC team, the publication announced on Monday. James O’Hagan and Khalil Hodge were named to the second team, while Brandon Manosalvas, Chris Ford and Jarrett Franklin were named to the fourth team.
University at Buffalo center James O’Hagan was named to the Rimington Trophy Spring Watch List, the Rimington Trophy Committee announced on Monday. The award is giving annually to the nation's top center. This is the second straight year UB's junior center has been named to the watch list.
BUFFALO, NY – The University at Buffalo track and field program qualified for NCAA East Preliminaries in 13 individual events and one relay event. The competition is set to begin on Thursday, May 25 at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, KY.
KALAMAZOO, MI – The University at Buffalo baseball team (17-34, 8-16 MAC) dropped a pair of Mid-American Conference games to the Western Michigan Broncos on Saturday afternoon. The Bulls fell 7-2 in the first game of the afternoon and 7-3 in the second game as UB wasn’t able to secure a spot in the upcoming MAC Tournament.
It is graduation weekend at the University at Buffalo and 92 student-athletes will cross the stage to receive their diplomas. Every team had at least one graduate with the track and field team leading the way with 21 graduates.
Season tickets for the 2017 University at Buffalo football season are on sale now and start as low as $66. This year's home schedule includes six games, including Florida Atlantic, coached by Lane Kiffin, and defending Mid-American Conference champions and Cotton Bowl participant Western Michigan.
KALAMAZOO, MI – The University at Buffalo baseball team (17-32, 8-14 MAC) wasn’t able to hang onto the lead in the bottom of the ninth inning on Thursday afternoon on the road at Western Michigan as the Broncos provided a walk-off RBI single to collect the 6-5 win. The Bulls struggled all afternoon long with runners on base as they left 16 runners on in the loss.