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Jeanty, UB relays capture MAC titles

Senior Donna Jeanty was part of two winning University at Buffalo relay teams and won the 400 meter hurdles on the final day of the Mid-American Conference Men’s and Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Athens, Ohio.

Jeanty ran on the 4x100 with Malayah White, Camaria Long and Crystal Graham as they set a school record of 45.29 seconds. She also ran on the 4x400 with Asia Henry, Graham and Long, winning in 3:40.14. Her time in the hurdles was 58.35.

Highest finish Saturday for the UB men was a second place by Ryan Billian in the 110-meter hurdles (14.08 seconds).

Kent State led the women’s teams with 132 points. UB was fourth with 87.50. Eastern Michigan’s men won with 198.50 points. UB was fourth with 138.

WOMEN’S LACROSSE: Fredonia State’s season ended Saturday with a 16-5 loss to Trinity (Conn.), 16-5, in the regional round of the NCAA Division III Tournament in Gettysburg, Pa.

Trinity (17-2), ranked No. 3 in the nation, built an 11-1 first-half lead and coasted home against the Blue Devils (12-7).

Marissa Cussins had three goals for Fredonia. Kristie Kleine and sophomore Juliana Kotas (Lancaster) had one goal each. It was the final game for Fredonia senior defender Chelsea Maderer (Orchard Park).

BASEBALL: UB (24-22, 13-13 MAC) won, 8-1, over Bowling Green (25-25, 15-12) in the completion of a game that was suspended after seven innings on Thursday, but lost to the Falcons, 8-5 and 7-1, in the doubleheader that followed. Sixth-year senior Kevin Hughes (Starpoint) pitched seven innings for the UB win, striking out eight and allowing just four hits and one walk. The losses dropped UB to the sixth seed for the MAC Tournament next week in Avon, Ohio. The Bulls will face No. 1 Ball State in the first round.

After leading 5-1 through six innings, St. Bonaventure (12-30, 6-17 Atlantic 10) lost to George Washington, 7-5, on Senior Day for the Bonnies at Fred Handler Field in Olean. Starting pitcher Asa Johnson (Frewsburg) tossed 6∑ innings for Bona. His brother, Thad Johnson, took the loss in relief.

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