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Troy Brady's goal 28 seconds into overtime enabled Canisius to defeat Robert Morris, 4-3. The goal capped a comeback from a 3-0 deficit at the Demske Sports Complex. Filippo Tamburini, Evan Walsh and Melvin Blair also scored for Canisius (1-1-0). In women's soccer involving Big  4 teams, St. Bonaventure dropped a 3-0 decision to Wright State. Lauren Malcolm made sev…

St. Bonaventure is off to an undefeated start in 2017 after a dramatic, come-from-behind 3-2 win in double overtime against Robert Morris. The Bonnies trailed 2-0 with less than 15 minutes remaining in the game when Paul Afful cut the deficit in half from 20 yards out off a pass from Kosi Nwafornso. Six minutes later, Nwafornso equalized off an Afful corner kick on a on…

Sports

All Big 4 women's soccer teams kicked off their 2017 seasons on Friday, but only one of them took home a win in the opener. Canisius was the lone team with a victory Friday night, topping Youngstown State, 1-0, in overtime. Madeline Beaulieu scored the winner in the 103rd minute with an assist from Emily Czechowski. The goal came off a corner kick, which Beaulieu headed…

Sports

St. Bonaventure has put together a quality nonconference schedule to go along with its high hopes for the 2017-18 college basketball season. The Bonnies, who return four starters from an 18-12 team, have games against Power Conference foes Maryland and Syracuse. Bona released its 12-game nonconference slate Tuesday. "This is the most challenging nonconference schedul…

Soccer

At first glance, St. Bonaventure’s women’s soccer faced long odds against its Big 4 rivals, which were important matches for pride and preparation leading into conference play. The University at Buffalo had made last year’s NCAA Tournament, Niagara lost in penalty kicks in the MAAC semifinals and Canisius had scored a ridiculous 16 goals in a recent exhibition match.…