NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced that University at Buffalo cross country head coach Vicki Mitchell was elevated to President of the NCAA Division I Cross Country Executive Committee.
Four University at Buffalo student-athletes were named Mid-American Conference Distinguished Scholar Athletes for the fall sports seasons, the league announced on Thursday. The four include Julia Benati and Carissima Cutrona from women's soccer, John McCarty from men's cross country and Tim Roberts from football. Voted on by faculty athletic representatives at MAC institutions, these student-athletes represent the 'best of the best' from each sports Academic All-MAC Teams.
BUFFALO, NY – The University at Buffalo cross country teams placed a total of nine student-athletes on the Academic All-MAC squads, as announced by the conference office on Tuesday. Buffalo had five members from their women’s team and four members from their men’s team earn the academic honor for their productivity in the classroom and on the course.
BUFFALO, NY – University at Buffalo Track and Field director and head coach Vicki Mitchell has announced the signing of Cal Pruskar to a National Letter of Intent to attend UB and compete for the Bulls in the fall of 2018.
BUFFALO, NY – Playing host to the NCAA Northeast Regional Cross Country Championships on Friday in a very cold and windy afternoon at the Audobon golf course, the University at Buffalo women’s cross country team took home 10th place while the UB men placed 14th in the field of 37 teams.
BUFFALO, NY – The University at Buffalo cross country team will play host to the 2017 NCAA Northeast Regional on Friday, November 10 at the Audobon Golf Course in Amherst, NY. The event begins at 11:00 am with the women’s 6K championship race and concludes at 12:00 pm with the men’s 10K championship race.
OXFORD, OH – The University at Buffalo cross country teams concluded action in the 2017 MAC Championships on Saturday at Miami (OH) with the women collecting a fifth place finish and the men taking home sixth place. Sophomore Stephanie Ward was able to earn First Team All-MAC honors after collecting a third place finish in the women’s 6K race.
BUFFALO, NY – The University at Buffalo cross country team will hit the road on Saturday morning for the Mid-American Conference Championships which are being held in Oxford, OH by the University of Miami. The men’s race is scheduled for 11:00 am followed by the women’s race shortly afterward.
BUFFALO, NY – The University at Buffalo women’s cross country team earned their highest regional ranking of the season on Monday, as announced by the USTFCCCA. The Bulls ranked 11th in the northeast region after being ranked no higher than 13th prior to this week.
BUFFALO, NY – The University at Buffalo men’s cross country team had a strong showing on Saturday afternoon as they claimed a first place team finish at the Canisius Alumni Classic at Delaware Park. Dan Muldoon led all UB runners taking third place on the 8K course in 25:26.30.
UNIVERSITY PARK, PA – The University at Buffalo women’s cross country squad put forth a strong effort on Friday morning against some of the top teams in the region at the Penn State National Open. The Bulls earned 11th place out of 17 squads as they earned the highest finish by any MAC school in the field.
BUFFALO, NY - University at Buffalo sophomore Stephanie Ward was named Mid-American Conference Runner of the Week, as announced by the conference office on Tuesday afternoon. Ward collected her first weekly recognition of the season after a strong performance at the Lehigh Paul Short Invitational on Friday.
BETHLEHEM, PA – The University at Buffalo men’s and women’s cross country teams traveled to Bethlehem, PA on Friday to compete in the 44th annual Lehigh Paul Short Invitational. The Bulls competed in the women’s gold race, the men’s brown race and open races on Friday.
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 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.
BUFFALO, NY – On a picture perfect afternoon in Amherst, the University at Buffalo cross country teams produced a pair of top-3 three team finishes at the annual UB Stampede Invite at the Audobon Golf Course. Sophomore Stephanie Ward improved on her second place finish at the event last season with a dominating victory in the women’s race while Dan Muldoon posted a top-10 finish for the UB men.
HAMILTON, NY - The University at Buffalo cross country teams started out their 2017 campaigns on a strong note as both the women and the men were able to collect second place finishes at the Harry Lang Invitational hosted by Colgate. The Bulls placed ahead of Colgate in both races and behind Syracuse.
BUFFALO, NY - After taking home third place (men) and sixth place (women) finishes at the MAC Championships last season, the young Buffalo cross country squad will be looking to turn some heads as the 2017 campaign begins this weekend. The Bulls are excited to hit the terrain with their first meet set for 11:30 am on Saturday, September 2nd at the Colgate Harry Lang Invitational.
BUFFALO, NY – The University at Buffalo men’s cross country team was picked to finish fourth while the women’s team was tabbed seventh in the preseason Mid-American Conference polls, as announced by the conference on Wednesday morning. Both teams received the same preseason rankings a season ago.
The NCAA released annual Division I Academic Progress Rate (APR) data on Thursday afternoon and nine UB programs had perfect single-year rates for 2015-16, while men’s tennis continues to lead the charge with a perfect four-year rate.
INDIANAPOLIS, IN – The National Collegiate Athletic Association announced Tuesday that the University at Buffalo has been selected to host the NCAA Cross Country Northeast Regionals for 2018 and 2019. The event will be held at Audubon Golf Course, just minutes from the North Campus.
BUFFALO, NY – The University at Buffalo’s cross country team was honored by the United State Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association for their work in the classroom. Both the men’s and women’s cross country teams were honored for their academics.
It was another solid semester in the classroom for University at Buffalo student-athletes as they posted a combine 3.029 grade point average. It marked the 10th straight semester UB student-athletes have surpassed the 3.0 combined mark.
CLEVELAND, OH – The Mid-American Conference announced its 2016 men’s and women’s cross country Academic All-MAC team. Buffalo placed six individuals on the team across both squads with three for the men and three for the women. Being a member of the Academic All-MAC team requires a student-athlete to have at least a 3.20 cumulative GPA and must participate in at least 50 percent of the contests in their sports.