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CANISIUS DUMPS IONA

Canisius (2-13, 1-3) turned two double plays and played errorless ball in the field Monday in a 10-6 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference baseball victory over Iona in New Rochelle. Matt Mazurek (Silver Creek) had a two-run double as the Golden Griffins went ahead to stay with three runs in the third inning. Eric Schefski (3 for 3), R.J. Crawford and Dennis Wellman had the others. Winning pitcher Mike Bax (Niagara Catholic) allowed five hits and struck out five in six innings.

St. Bonaventure senior Mike McCormack was named Pitcher of the Week along with Mike Creevy of Xavier in the Atlantic 10 Conference. McCormack (2-1, 1.57 ERA) allowed six hits, struck out six and walked one in seven innings as he pitched the Bonnies over Richmond, 1-0.

SOFTBALL: The University at Buffalo (7-21, 3-4 Mid-American Conference) rebounded for a 6-4 win to earn a doubleheader split at Kent State in MAC play after the Golden Flashes won the opener, 1-0. Ann Magur had three hits with a home run in the two games for UB. Melisa Pace hit a solo home run and Lacy Schneider had a two-run single for the Bulls in the second game. . . . Center fielder Nadine Sirianni (Niagara Falls) and pitcher Melissa Balsavage (Depew) swept SUNYAC weekly honors for Buffalo State. Sirianni batted .400 (8 for 20) as the Bengals went 5-1 for the week. Balsavage (4-0, 0.00) tossed a pair of complete game shutouts over D'Youville and SUNYIT.

WOMEN'S LACROSSE: Canisius freshman midfielder Erica Nasca (Hamburg) was named MAAC Rookie of the Week after she set a school record with six goals in a 22-8 loss at Longwood (Va.). She also netted three goals in an 11-5 victory over Limestone (S.C.) and three more in a 20-10 loss at Davidson. . . . Kimberly Ross of St. Bonaventure was named A-10 Rookie of the Week after she scored her first career hat trick and added an assist in her first start in a 16-2 win over Robert Morris. She also scored twice against Niagara.

BASKETBALL: Joe Zera (Canisius) became the fourth player in Geneseo State history to earn All-America honors when he was named third team All-America in Division III by the National Association of Basketball Coaches.

MEN'S TENNIS: St. Bonaventure's Mario Arce was honored as A-10 Performer of the Week after he went 2-0 in first singles and 2-0 in first doubles against American U. and George Washington.