• Cannon and Smith Named to NWCA All-Academic Team
    May 19, 2011
    The National Wrestling Coaches Association has announced its annual Division I All-Academic Top 30 Teams and the NWCA Individual All-Academic wrestling team. Following successful seasons both on the mat and in the classroom, junior John-Martin Cannon and redshirt junior Kevin Smith were named to the 2010-11 NWCA All-Academic Division I Team.
  • Wrestling Signs Three More Standouts for 2011-12
    May 11, 2011
    he Buffalo wrestling coaching staff has announced three more outstanding talents to the 2011-12 recruiting class, further making the argument that the incoming freshman class will be among the best in all of Division I. Four-time New York state champion Arik Robinson, 2011 California state runner-up Justin Lozano and two-time Michigan champion Justin Heiserman signed on to become a Bull, adding depth and filling important needs for the team.
  • Bulls Ink Highly Touted Recruit Blake Roulo
    April 13, 2011
    The Buffalo Bulls wrestling team continues to build its program upward, both literally and figuratively. Adding to the excitement of a $400,000 renovation to its facilities, the UB staff announced the signing of Blake Roulo of Matoaca High School in Petersburg, VA. He is a 149-pound prospect who recently became just the second wrestler ever to win four NHSCA titles and is also ranked as the top senior in Virginia out of all weight classes.
  • Coach Jim Beichner Named MAC Wrestling Coach of the Year
    March 29, 2011
    Following one of the most successful seasons in program history, including a record six national tournament qualifiers, head wrestling coach Jim Beichner was named the Mid American Conference coach of the year, as announced today by the conference. The honor comes in addition to Beichner being named NYS Division I Coach of the Year twice (1996, 2004), East Coast Wrestling Association Coach of the Year and the Amateur Wrestling News Rookie Coach of the Year during his 16 seasons at Buffalo.
  • Lewandowski Finishes Top 12 at NCAA Tournament
    March 18, 2011
    The Buffalo Bulls wrestling team bowed out on day two of the NCAA national tournament Friday, with Mark Lewandowski posting the best finish of the group of six, coming achingly close to becoming the first All-American since Kyle Cerminara in 2004. Lewandowski won three matches to place in the top 12 overall at 157 pounds.
  • Four Bulls Advance to Second Day of NCAA Tournament
    March 17, 2011
    17,289 fans were on-hand for the first two sessions of the 81st annual NCAA Wrestling Championships in Philadelphia all day Thursday, and Buffalo had a solid showing, with five qualifiers still alive in the consolation rounds and only one eliminated thus far. As a team, Buffalo won four matches overall and after the first day is in 33rd place overall with 8.0 points.
  • Bulls Wrestling Complex to Undergo $400,000 in Renovations
    March 16, 2011
    The University at Buffalo athletic department has announced facility renovations to the wrestling complex, the first of such upgrades since Alumni Arena opened its doors in 1982.
  • Two Bulls Earn Academic All-MAC Honors
    March 15, 2011
    After leading the team with terrific junior seasons, Kevin Smith and John-Martin Cannon were named to the 10-player Academic All-MAC team. The conference announced the selections today, as voted by faculty athletic representatives at MAC institutions. The Academic All-MAC honor is for a student-athlete who has excelled in athletics and academics. To qualify, a student-athlete must have at least a 3.20 cumulative GPA and have participated in at least 50 percent of the contests for that particular sport.
  • Cannon Wins MAC Scholar Athlete of the Week
    March 11, 2011
    Fresh off of a stellar performance on the mat at the Mid American Conference championship, where he won the 165-pound championship, junior John-Martin Cannon was named the MAC Scholar Athlete of the Week for his performance in the classroom.
  • Kevin Smith Earns At-Large Bid to NCAA Tournament
    March 09, 2011
    Redshirt Junior Kevin Smith became the sixth Buffalo Bulls wrestler to earn a trip to the NCAA tournament this season after earning an at-large bid during the selection process held Wednesday night. The draw was for the 50 possible wrestlers who did not earn an automatic qualification. The six Buffalo national qualifiers were the most since the Bulls joined the Mid American Conference.
  • Records Fall as Bulls Finish Third at MAC Championships
    March 06, 2011
    The Buffalo Bulls won a conference- and program-best four individual titles and finished third only to champion Central Michigan and Kent State at the Mid American Conference Championship. The third-place finish is tied for the best in program history. The team will also send at least five wrestlers to the NCAA tournament, another program best. John-Martin Cannon also became the first Bull wrestler to ever win Outstanding Wrestler, capping a record-shattering day for the program.
  • Four Bulls Head to Championship Round After Day One of MAC Championships
    March 05, 2011
    It was a promising first day of the Mid American Conference championships for the Buffalo wrestling team, with four wrestlers earning a ticket to their respective championship bout and the team as a whole tied for second overall in the team scoring, just 6.5 points behind the leader.
  • Live Stats and Live Streaming Available for 2011 MAC Wrestling Championships
    March 05, 2011
    Fans interested in following the Bulls in the team's quest for a Mid American Conference championship can find all the information online through MAC-Sports.com. The site will offer live stats and a video stream of the two-day tournament.
  • MAC Releases Final Weight Rankings of the Season
    February 23, 2011
    The Mid-American Conference wrestling coaches announced the final February weight class individual rankings in conjunction with the league office today. Two Bulls rose in the final rankings, released in preparation for the upcoming MAC Championships that begin March 5.
  • Second Annual “TAKEDOWN CANCER” Event Raises over $28,000
    February 23, 2011
    On Sunday February 20th the Buffalo Bulls wrestling team defeated Northern Illinois by a score of 22-9 in the Division of Athletics second annual “TAKEDOWN CANCER” fundraiser in memory of Jeffrey D. Parker, former student and member of the Bulls wrestling team. Parker lost his battle with cancer on May 22, 2010. In his honor the event raised over $28,000 to be donated to the Jeff Parker Foundation and Carly’s Club of Western New York.
  • Weekly Wrestling Release
    February 22, 2011
    Buffalo wrestling raises $28,000 in Takedown Cancer fundraiser.
  • Bulls Rout Northern Illinois on Senior Day
    February 20, 2011
    The Buffalo wrestling team ended its regular season on a high note Sunday afternoon, beating Mid American Conference rival Northern Illinois, 22-9. It was also the second annual Takedown Cancer fundraiser, and the wrestling program helped raise over $28,000 for the Jeff Park Foundation and Carly's Club of Western New York.
  • Chat Live at Sunday's Takedown Cancer Event
    February 17, 2011
    Fans who are unable to make it to Sunday afternoon's Takedown Cancer fundraiser and dual meet against Northern Illinois will have an opportunity to partake in a live chat on Buffalobulls.com, beginning at 1 pm.
  • Weekly Wrestling Release
    February 14, 2011
    Sunday will be the regular season finale for the Bulls. It will also be the second annual Takedown Cancer Fundraiser.
  • University at Buffalo Athletics Hosts Jill Kelly Book Signing
    February 14, 2011
    As a part of the Division of Athletics “Takedown Cancer” event on Sunday February 20th, the University at Buffalo will host a book signing with author, Jill Kelly
  • Buffalo Loses to No. 25 Central Michigan, 19-14
    February 13, 2011
    In a dual that came down to the very last matchup, the Buffalo Bulls lost a hotly contested dual on the road to the Central Michigan Chippewas Sunday afternoon, 19-14.
  • Bulls Earn First MAC Win, Top Eastern Michigan 20-12
    February 09, 2011
    Spurred on by five straight wins in the first half of the match, the Buffalo wrestling team broke in to the Mid American Conference win column Wednesday evening with a 20-12 win over Eastern Michigan at Alumni Arena.
  • Bulls Dual With Eastern Michigan to be Shown on Time Warner Sports
    February 09, 2011
    Fans who are unable to make it to Wednesday evening's dual meet against Eastern Michigan will have an opportunity to partake in a live chat on Buffalobulls.com, beginning at 7 pm. Also, for the first time in program history, the dual will be televised live on Time Warner Cable Sports.
  • Weekly Wrestling Release
    February 07, 2011
    A locally televised meet against Eastern Michigan and a road match at Central Michigan highlights a critical week for Buffalo.
  • Buffalo Falls to #15 Kent State
    February 06, 2011
    The Buffalo men's wrestling team had another fast start Sunday afternoon against Kent State, but a controversial loss and other close losses led to a 19-13 defeat at the hands of the fifteenth-ranked Golden Flashes.
  • Weekly Wrestling Release
    February 02, 2011
    Buffalo hosts Kent State in conference home opener.
  • Ohio Sneaks Past Buffalo With Late Decision
    January 29, 2011
    The Buffalo wrestling team opened Mid American Conference play Saturday evening at Ohio. Despite a comeback from an early deficit, the Bulls could not hold off the host Bobcats, losing 16-15 on a decision in the final match.
  • Weekly Wrestling Release
    January 26, 2011
    A trip to Athens, Ohio highlights the opening weekend of MAC wrestling for the Bulls.
  • Smith Wins Third Wrestler of the Week Honor
    January 26, 2011
    Coming off a first-place finish at the New York State Collegiate Championships, redshirt junior Kevin Smith was named the Mid American Conference's wrestler of the week for January 17-23, the conference announced from its offices in Cleveland this morning.
  • Smith Wins 133-Pound Bracket at NYS Championships
    January 23, 2011
    The Buffalo wrestling team finished eighth at the conclusion of day two at the New York State Championships, hosted by Binghamton University. Kevin Smith won the team's lone, title but six wrestlers in all placed for UB.
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