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Canisius stays in the postseason hunt

Canisius College netted four straight goals in the third quarter and never looked back, earning a 13-11 men's lacrosse victory over VMI on Saturday.

The Griffs (3-7, 2-3) keep their postseason hopes alive in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference. Simon Giourmetakis and Tim Edwards led the Griffs at four points each with three goals and one assist.


Canisius nails down No. 2 seed

The Canisius women's lacrosse team secured the No. 2 seed for next weekend's Metro Atlantic Athletic Confernce tournament in Buffalo after earning a 14-10 victory at Iona in its final conference regular season game. Lindsey Morgan (Lancaster) led the Griffs by matching her career high with five goals. Megan Oosting, Carly Quinn and Tori Quinn added two goals.


Bona sweeps George Washington

St. Bonaventure won a doubleheader from George Washington, 2-1 and 9-5, to complete a three-game series sweep of the Colonials and push itself into the thick of the Atlantic-10 postseason race.

In the opener, starter Jordan Crane (3-1) was given an early 2-0 lead and made it stand, allowing just one run and scattering five hits over eight innings. Cael Johnson of Frewsburg induced a game-ending double play to earn his first career save.

In the second game, Austin Ingraham singled to center field to plate senior Nick Brennen in the top of the ninth with the game-winner.


Canisius softball earns split

Canisius sophomore Jen Consaul tossed a complete-game, two-hit shutout and senior Katie Lancellotti and freshman Michelle DelPrince each had a home run in a 5-0 win over Manhattan in game one of a MAAC doubleheader. In the second game, the host Jaspers hit two two-run homers in a 4-0 win.

Niagara dropped both games, 10-2 and 6-5, of a MAAC doubleheader to Marist. Marist scored the last eight runs to win the opener.

St. Bonaventure unleashed 23 runs in a sweep of La Salle, 11-8 and 12-4 in six innings. Ashley Snider and Brooke Frey each had three-run homers in the opener. Christine Watson had a two-run homer and Snider connected for her second homer on the day in the second game.