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The University at Buffalo scored a Mid-American Conference tennis sweep over the weekend and tops this week’s College Power 10. 1. UB men’s tennis. Coach Lee Nickell’s team reached the NCAA Tournament for the second time in three years with a 4-3 win over Western Michigan in the MAC final. The Bulls went unbeaten (7-0) in the regular season to earn the No. 1 seed but ne…

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He greeted his new team with handshakes and fist bumps. It was a quick and formal introduction for Jason Lammers to the Niagara University hockey family and the campus as a whole. Sunday afternoon Lammers and his family arrived at Monteagle Ridge for the official press conference after Niagara hired him as the third head coach in the 22-year history of the school's men'…

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It's on to the Mid-American Conference finals for UB men's tennis. The Bulls scored a pair of important doubles victories and preserved to take a pair of three-set single matches Friday while scoring a 4-1 semifinals victory over Northern Illinois in Kalamazoo, Mich. UB will face either No. 2 seed Western Michigan or No. 3 seed Ball State in Saturday's championship. The…

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Canisius made it official, hiring assistant coach Trevor Large as the school's head hockey coach. Large has spent the last three seasons with the Golden Griffins, including working as the program's recruiting coordinator. He succeeds Dave Smith, who left the program last month to become the head coach at RPI. The promotion stems from the success the Griffs have had, …

Area collegesSOFTBALLHoughton 2-3, Hilbert 1-2H (11-19): Rebecca Bailey 2B, RBI (first game); Morgan McNeill, Jenna Castricone RBI each (second game)Mercyhurst NE 11-12, Niagara CCC 5-0NCCC (11-22): Vicki Waugaman (Lew-Port) 2 hits, 2 RBI (first game); Ana Bryer (Wilson) 2 hits (second game)MEN’S GOLFMercyhurst Invitationalat North East, Pa.Individual: 1. Ryan Mehnert (Mer…

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Niagara University has chosen former top Hockey East Conference assistant and current top-level junior coach Jason Lammers to be its next men's hockey coach, sources close to the program report. Lammers, 41, has spent the past two years as the head coach of the Dubuque Fighting Saints in the United States Hockey League, the premier junior league in the country. Lammers …

Area collegesBASEBALLUB 6, Ball State 5UB (12-23, 4-8): Ben Haefner 4-5, 2 R, RBI; Vinny Mallaro 3-run HR, 4 RBIs; Chris Kwitzer walkoff RBINiagara 6-5 , Monmouth 4-6N (18-15, 8-6): Daniel Procopio WP, 5 IP, 7 K (first game); Matthew Brash 8 IP, 8 K’s (second game); Peter Battaglia (Williamsville North) 5 RBIs (both games); Canisius 9, Rider 0C (23-15, 7-5): Ryan Stekl (La…

Area collegesBASEBALLBall State 6, UB 4UB (11-24, 3-8): Phillip Tomasulo 2B, 2 RBIsMonmouth 8, Niagara 6 (2nd game ppd.)N (17-15, 7-6): Tanner Kirwer 2B, 2 RBIsCanisius 4-7, Rider 3-0C (22-15, 6-5): Ryan Stekl (Lancaster) 3B, 2 RBIs (first game)St. Bonaventure at George Mason, ppd.LaRoche 10-13, D’Youville 3-0D (4-18, 2-8): Patrick Mulligan (Hutch-Tech) 2 RBIsMedaille 11-1…

Area collegesBASEBALLBall State 6, UB 5UB (11-23,3-7): Vinny Mallaro 3-run HR St. Bonaventure 2-7, George Mason 1-4SB (18-14,9-5): Ryan MacCarrick HR; T.J. Baker HR SOFTBALLMiami (OH) 6-1, UB 3-0MEN’S TENNISUB 6, Ball State 1WOMEN’S TENNISUB 6, Eastern Michigan 1

Area collegesBASEBALLFinger Lakes CC 6, ECC 3SOFTBALLKeuka at D’Youville (2), ppd.Hilbert at Houghton (2), ppd.For informationUB: www.ubbulls.comCanisius: www.gogriffs.comNiagara: www.purpleeagles.comBona: www.gobonnies.com

Area collegesBASEBALLPenn State-Altoona at Hilbert, ppd.Keuka at D’Youville (2), ppd.SOFTBALLFordham 23-12, St. Bonaventure 8-2SB (10-30): (first game) Alissa Karjel 3b, 3RBIsMEN’S TENNISUB 6, Binghamton 1MEN’S LACROSSEHilbert 33, Medaille 4 H (7-4): Tyler Nicoloff 4g-7a; Matt Simon 7g-4aM (1-10): David Groves 2g WOMEN’S LACROSSEMarist 9, Niagara 7N (7-8,4-2): Caroline Cru…

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Gene Dudek was a standout third baseman for coach Bill Monkarsh’s University at Buffalo baseball teams from 1979-82 with a .473 career on-base percentage and went on to play in the minor leagues. His son, Brian Dudek, followed in the family footsteps Tuesday, driving in a career-high six runs in the Bulls’ 14-6 rout of Canisius at the Demske Sports Complex. Coach Ron Torg…

Area collegesBASEBALLUB 14, Canisius 6UB (11-22): Brian Dudek (St. Mary’s) 3-5, 2B, 3B, 6 RBIsC (20-15): Mark McKenna (Grand Island) 2 RBIsSt. Bonaventure 5-7, Bucknell 4-4SB (15-14): Cole Peterson 5-6, 2B, 3 RBIs(both games); Aaron Phillips (Cleve Hill) 3 RBIs, T.J. Baker HR, 3 RBIs (second game)Medaille 17-5, D’Youville 5-5D (4-16): Matt Critelli 2B, 3 RBIs (first game),…

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Buffalo and the National Collegiate Athletic Association are developing a beautiful friendship. The NCAA announced Tuesday it will bring the Division I national hockey championship – the Frozen Four – to Buffalo in 2019. It also will bring the NCAA Division I men’s basketball tournament back to Buffalo in 2022, marking the seventh time in a 23-year span the KeyBank Cent…

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The Frozen Four will return to Buffalo in 2019, and the NCAA basketball tournament is coming back in 2022. The NCAA announced Tuesday that Buffalo is one of four cities selected to host Division I college hockey’s championship event in upcoming years. Buffalo joins Detroit (2020), Pittsburgh (2021) and Boston (2022) as Frozen Four sites, the NCAA revealed. Buffalo wa…