For the first time in school history, the University at Buffalo women’s tennis team claimed the MAC Regular Season Title with a 7-0 win over Ball State on Friday afternoon at the Miller Tennis Center. The Bulls won their 12th straight match as they capped off a perfect 8-0 MAC season. Overall, the Bulls improve to 15-3 on the season.
The University at Buffalo men’s tennis team earned a 6-1 win at Northern Illinois on Friday afternoon, beginning the final regular season weekend. The Bulls improved to 11-9 with the win and 4-2 in league play. With a win on Sunday, UB will clinch the #2 seed in the upcoming MAC Tournament.
BUFFALO, NY – University at Buffalo women’s soccer midfielder Julia Benati was announced as a recipient of an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship. Benati joined 57 other fall student-athletes from across all three levels of the NCAA to earn the award.
KENT, OH – The University at Buffalo softball team (15-24, 6-9 MAC) dropped their third straight Mid-American Conference game on Friday afternoon as the Kent State Golden Flashes handed UB the 10-0 defeat at the Stadium at Dix. The Buffalo lineup was only able to produce two hits in the loss.
BUFFALO, NY – The WNY Women’s Foundation (WNYWF) has announced a new program addressing the disparity of women in leadership roles throughout the WNY region and beyond. The ALL IN initiative will be introduced on Thursday, April 26 at 5:30 p.m. at the Theodore Roosevelt Inauguration Site, 641 Delaware Avenue in Buffalo.
University at Buffalo wrestlers Kyle Akins and Bryan Lantry were named to the National Wrestling Coaches Association Division I All-Academic Team on Thursday. Awarded annually, the NWCA All-Academic Team was comprised of 155 student-athletes this year.
BUFFALO, NY – After a dominant 8-0 shutout in the opening game of the doubleheader against Canisius on Wednesday afternoon, the University at Buffalo softball team (15-23, 6-8 MAC) wasn’t able to secure the sweep as the Griffs came away with the 15-5 victory in the nightcap. Leandra Jew and Taylor Scott each notched their first career home runs in the game one victory over their crosstown rivals.
While the current University at Buffalo men’s basketball team has just wrapped up their most successful season in school history, the future continues to look bright for the Bulls as two of their highly-touted signings for next season have made noise throughout their respective 2017-18 seasons.
BUFFALO, NY – University at Buffalo women’s basketball head coach Felisha Legette-Jack announced the signing of Aireal Dickson to a National Letter of Intent on Tuesday morning. Dickson will join the Bulls for the 2018-19 campaign after finishing off her high school career in Illinois at Homewood-Flossmoor high school.
University at Buffalo head women’s tennis coach Kristen Maines has announced the addition of Nikoleta Antoniou-Karademitrou, who recently signed her National Letter of Intent for the upcoming 2018-19 season.
The University at Buffalo track and field team posted four wins on Sunday on the final day of the Bucknell Bison Classic. Selina Von Jackowski was a double winner in the women’s 200m and 100m high hurdles and Devon Patterson was victorious in the shot put.
The University at Buffalo track and field team traveled to central Pennsylvania to compete at the Bucknell Bison Classic and posted solid results on the first day of action on Saturday. With temperatures in the mid 80s in the afternoon, the conditions were excellent for the throwers. By the evening for the invitational 1500m, 5000m and 10,000m, the sun set, and the temps cooled down to under 70 – also great conditions.
The University at Buffalo behind-the-scenes television series UB Football Insider: Training Camp Edition won an Emmy award for Sports: Daily or Weekly Program, the New York Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced on Saturday evening at the 61st Annual New York Emmy Awards at The Marriott Marquis in New York City.
The University at Buffalo men’s tennis team had their three-match winning streak snapped on Sunday as league-leading Western Michigan defeated the Bulls 5-2 at the Miller Tennis Center. The Bulls are now 10-9 on the season and 3-2 in league play.
The University at Buffalo women’s tennis team won their 11th consecutive match on Saturday afternoon as the Bulls remained undefeated in MAC play following a 6-1 win at Akron. The Bulls improved to 14-3 on the season and 7-0 in league play. With just one regular season match remaining, UB has clinched at least a share of the MAC regular season title and they have claimed the #1 seed in the upcoming MAC Tournament.
The University at Buffalo men’s tennis team will host Western Michigan on Sunday at the Miller Tennis Center beginning at 11am. It will be Senior Day for the Bulls as they will honor seniors Petr Vodak and Vidit Vaghela.
The University at Buffalo football team wrapped up spring drills on Friday night with the annual Blue & White Spring Scrimmage played at UB Stadium. It was played as a situational scrimmage between the offense and defense. The Bulls held 11-on-11 scrimmage situations with the ball spotted in various down and distances and field positions.
University at Buffalo track and field head coach Vicki Mitchell has announced the addition of nine student-athletes for the upcoming 2018-2019 track and field season. Antoinette Butts-Miller, Riley Jones, Kelsey Shapiro, Travasia Singletary, Christina Wende, Ryan Buzby, Joe Williams, Mark Przybocki and Anthony Ray, Jr. will be joining the Bulls in the fall of 2018.
The University at Buffalo football team will wrap up spring drills with its annual Blue & White Spring Scrimmage on Friday night at UB Stadium. Admission is free and the scrimmage is scheduled to start at 7 pm.
Head volleyball coach Blair Brown Lipsitz has announced the addition of Paige Beck and Paige Yoder, who both signed their National Letters of Intent. Both players will join the Bulls for the upcoming 2018 season.
AKRON, OH – The University at Buffalo softball team (14-20, 6-6 MAC) got back to their winning ways on Wednesday afternoon on the road against Akron as they were able to collect the regular season sweep of the Zips with a 4-2 victory. Ally Power went the distance in the circle for the Bulls as she notched her career-best 11th victory of the season, most in a single season for a Buffalo pitcher since Tori Speckman won 22 games in 2014.
University at Buffalo seniors Kyle DeWeen and Tim Roberts have been named to the National Football Foundation Hampshire Honor Society – comprised of college football players who maintained a cumulative 3.2 or better grade point average throughout their college career. It is the seventh straight year a UB player has made the list.