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TURNER SIGNS WITH LOUISIANA-LAFAYETTE

Ed Turner, the former Turner-Carroll swingman, has signed a national letter of intent to attend Louisiana-Lafayette in the fall.

The 6-foot-8, 175-pound Turner, who played one season at Pittsburgh before transferring to Central Florida Community College for his sophomore season, was also being recruited by Cincinnati.

Turner joins Carlin Hartman, the former Grand Island and Tulane standout, who is an assistant at the school.

Turner played sparingly for Pitt two seasons ago, scoring eight points in 32 minutes. The Sun Belt Conference champions last season, Louisiana-Lafayette lost in the first-round of the NCAA Tournament to Final Four participant Louisville.

BASEBALL: The University at Buffalo didn't have much success against Keith Weiser, who struck out a career high 10 in 7 2/3 innings as Miami (Ohio) defeated the Bulls, 10-1. . . . Medaille took two from Hilbert, 5-3 and 15-5. Erik Saladin was 6 for 6 in the doubleheader and scored five runs.

SOFTBALL: Buffalo State dropped a doubleheader against Cortland, losing the first game, 5-1, and the nightcap, 8-3. Lindsey Matheis was 2 for 3 with an RBI in the first game, and Emily Goldyn was 2 for 3 with an RBI in the second. . . . Hilbert split a doubleheader with Frostburg State, getting shut out in the first game, 14-0, but rebounding to win the second, 5-3. Meghan Gollaher allowed six hits in the second game for the win.

WOMEN'S LACROSSE: St. Bonaventure (8-3, 1-3) used an 11-5 second-half surge to capture its first Atlantic 10 victory of the season, a 16-12 win over Massachusetts (4-8, 1-2). . . . Oneonta snapped a six-game losing streak by defeating Fredonia, 18-10. Katelyn Ferry (Lancaster) had an assist for Fredonia. . . . Buffalo State's Erin Silky scored six goals and Rachael Galus (Frontier) addded two more as the Bengals remain unbeaten (7-0) with a 17-6 victory over Cazenovia.

MEN'S TENNIS: Walter Garcia and Erick Garcia both won singles matches in Niagara's 4-3 loss to Indiana-Purdue Fort Wayne.

WOMEN'S TENNIS: Niagara's Mariam Al-Shikarchy, Danielle Greiner, Jacquelyn Cary, Julianne Prokopich and Shelia Dargout were all singles winners as the Purple Eagles, defeated Indiana-Purdue Fort Wayne, 5-2. . . . UB fell to 7-5 overall and 3-4 in Mid-American Conference play after losing to Marshall, 7-0. The Bulls' Andreea Novaceanu, who lost to Ashley Kroh, 3-6, 6-0, 6-2, was the only UB player to win a set.

FOOTBALL: Ashland University will induct Vince Mazza, a standout at Niagara Catholic High School in the early '80s, into its Hall of Fame this weekend.

A four-time Division II All-American, Mazza holds single-game school records for punting yardage (574) and punts (13) and is the career leader in punting yards (10,043) and yards per punt (41.3).

Mazza's made irst team Kodak All-America and an Associated Press All-America his senior year. He was also an All-Heartland Conference selection and a member of the 1986 team that finished 9-2 and advanced to the NCAA Division II playoffs for the first time in school history.

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