The University at Buffalo volleyball team fell 3-1 to #8 Eastern Michigan on Thursday in the opening round of the Mid-American Conference Tournament ending one of the best seasons in school history since the team joined the MAC. The Bulls end the year with a 15-13 record, finishing conference play .500 or better for the first time since joining the league.
The Mid-American Conference announced its postseason volleyball awards on Wednesday morning and a pair of Bulls were honored as senior Cassie Shado was named to the All-MAC First Team and freshman Andrea Mitrovic was named to the league’s All-Freshman Team.
The University at Buffalo volleyball team will begin its push for a Mid-American Conference title tomorrow afternoon when the fifth-seeded Bulls take on #8 Eastern Michigan in the first round of the conference tournament in Oxford, OH.
The University at Buffalo volleyball team dropped its regular season finale on Saturday evening as the Bulls lost in four sets to Bowling Green at Alumni Arena. Prior to the match, the Bulls honored their lone senior, Cassie Shado.
The University at Buffalo volleyball team opened its final regular season weekend with a 3-1 loss to Miami (OH) on Friday night at Alumni Arena. The Bulls were able to win the opening set, but Miami came back to win the final three. Sophomore setter Scout McLerran recorded her 2,000th career assist in the match.
The University at Buffalo volleyball team saw their comeback effort fall just short on Saturday night as the Bulls lost to Toledo, 3-2, inside of Alumni Arena. The Bulls are now 15-10 on the season and 8-6 in league play.
The University at Buffalo volleyball team ended it five-match road trip on Thursday night with a 3-1 win over Akron. The victory is the sixth in the last seven matches for the Bulls as they continue to build on their school record for MAC wins in a season. With the win, UB is 15-9 on the year and 8-5 in league play.
The University at Buffalo volleyball team had its five-match win streak snapped on Saturday night as the Bulls fell at Ohio, 3-0. The Bulls are now 14-9 on the season and 7-5 in conference play, tied with the Bobcats.
The University at Buffalo volleyball team won its fifth straight match on Friday night, sweeping Kent State 3-0, to improve to 7-4 in conference play on the year. The seven wins are a new school record for Mid-American Conference wins in a season, while this is also the first time that UB has ever won five MAC matches in a row. The Bulls have won 15 of their last 16 sets during the five-match winning streak.
The University at Buffalo volleyball team won its fourth straight match on Saturday evening as the Bulls swept Eastern Michigan, 3-0, at the Convocation Center. The Bulls improved to 13-8 on the year and 6-4 in MAC play. The six victories tie a school record for MAC wins in a season, while this is the first time in school history that Buffalo has swept a road weekend with two 3-0 victories.
The University at Buffalo volleyball team won its third straight match on Friday night as the Bulls swept Central Michigan, 3-0. The Bulls improve to 12-8 on the season and 5-4 in Mid-American Conference play. This is the latest in a season that the Bulls have been over .500 in MAC play.
The University at Buffalo volleyball team won their second straight match on Saturday night as the Bulls took down the MAC West leading, Western Michigan Broncos, 3-1, at Alumni Arena. The Bulls improved to 11-8 on the year and 4-4 in the MAC.
The University at Buffalo volleyball team snapped a four-match losing skid on Friday night as the Bulls swept the defending Mid-American Conference Tournament champions, Northern Illinois, 3-0, at Alumni Arena. The Bulls are now 10-8 on the season and 3-4 in league play.
In recognition of a leadership gift made by the Murchie family to the recently announced fieldhouse, the UB Council endorsed a resolution, on Monday, to name the new fieldhouse at the University at Buffalo, the Murchie Family Fieldhouse in honor of former UB hockey player Tunney Murchie and his family. The naming is subject to the approval of the SUNY Chancellor and the SUNY Board of Trustees.
The University at Buffalo volleyball team suffered its first Mid-American Conference loss on Thursday night as the visiting Akron Zips came in to Alumni Arena to defeat UB, 3-1, in front of rowdy crowd of 511. The loss drops Buffalo to 9-5 on the season and 2-1 in MAC play.
The University at Buffalo volleyball team returns to the court this weekend when they play a pair of matches beginning on Thursday evening when they host Akron. UB will travel to Ball State on Saturday night.
For the second straight week a University at Buffalo volleyball player has earned Mid-American Conference MAC East Offensive Player of the Week honors as senior Cassie Shado picked up the recognition on Monday evening, the conference office announced. Shado joins sophomore Polina Prokudina, who has already won the award twice.
Over the last two decades the Ohio Bobcats have been known as the class of the Mid-American Conference in volleyball, but the University at Buffalo volleyball team defeated the Bobcats for just the second time since 1999 with a 3-1 victory Friday night at Alumni Arena in the Mid-American Conference opener for both teams. It was Buffalo’s first win over Ohio since Nov. 5, 2010.
The University at Buffalo volleyball team will return to Alumni Arena for the first time since the opening weekend of the season this Friday and Saturday as the Bulls begin Mid-American Conference play against Ohio and Kent State. UB will face the Bobcats on Friday evening, followed by the Golden Flashes on Saturday. Both matches start at 6pm and are free to the public.
For the second time in the last three weeks, University at Buffalo sophomore outside hitter Polina Prokudina has been named the Mid-American Conference East Offensive Player of the Week, the conference office announced on Monday evening.
The University at Buffalo volleyball team found themselves in a familiar spot on Saturday morning as the Bulls went five sets for the fifth time in 10 matches, prevailing 3-2 over Appalachian State. The Bulls improved to 7-3 with the victory.
The longtime dream of an on-campus fieldhouse at the University at Buffalo will soon be a reality. University at Buffalo Director of Athletics Allen Greene announced on Friday that the university has secured the services of Rochester-based LeChase Construction as the general contractor and New York-based architecture firm CHA for the project.
Despite a slow start on Friday afternoon, the University at Buffalo volleyball team was able to win its weekend opener, defeating Mercer 3-1, in the first match at the Charleston Invitational. Freshman Andrea Mitrovic led the Bulls in kills, digs, and service aces in the victory.