Tim Songer scored two goals to lead the University at Buffalo men's soccer team to a 3-1 victory over St. Francis (N.Y.) to win the championship of the UB Fall Classic tournament Sunday.
Songer and three other Bulls -- Steve Butcher (North Tonawanda) Joe Peplinski and Brian McCallion -- were named to the all-tournament team. Butcher, who also scored Sunday, was the offensive MVP and Peplinski was defensive MVP.
In the first game, Central Connecticut State beat Pittsburgh, 1-0.
Elsewhere, St. Bonaventure (1-2), lost to Navy, 3-2, in the second round of the Nike/Alltell Soccer Classic at Richmond, Va. Tim Lemmon scored both Bona goals and has seven for the season.
WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL: Unbeaten University at Buffalo extended its record to 5-0 with victories over visiting Youngstown State and Navy.
Keri Shiels (21 kills, 19 digs) and Rebecca Meade (18 kills, 33 digs) led the Bulls to a come-from-behind win over Youngstown, which led, 2-1, before UB took the last two games, 15-10 and 15-11.
Meade (17 kills, 11 digs) and Shiels (11 kills, 18 digs) had an easier time against Navy, as the Bulls won in three games. Canisius senior outside hitter Erin Oveis (Medina) posted eight kills and 11 digs in a losing cause as the Griffins (0-4) fell to Navy in three games. Oveis now is the Canisius all-time kill leader with 1,094 in her career.
Niagara fell to 1-3 with a loss in three games to Youngstown State. Sophomore Vanessa Gerbetz (Orchard Park) led the Purple Eagles with 11 kills and 14 digs.
WOMEN'S SOCCER: Samantha Swerdloff and Paula Listrani scored in the University at Buffalo's 2-0 win over Army in the Bulls' first game in the Governor's Cup tournament in Albany. Goalkeeper Jaime Adams made 10 saves in her second shutout. The Bulls (2-0) meet Albany today for the championship.
St. Bonaventure opened the season Saturday with a 2-1 win over host Cal State-Fullerton in the FILA Classic tournament. The Bonnies meet UC Irvine in today's championship game.