Brian McCallion chipped the rebound of a free kick over the head of Oneonta goalkeeper Stephen Mott from 15 yards out with 1:11 remaining Saturday afternoon to give the University at Buffalo soccer team a 1-0 victory.
It was the Mid-Continent Conference opener for both teams, played before 125 fans in Oneonta.
Oneonta's Terrence Joefield was assessed a yellow card for intentionally holding McCallion as he attempted to drive toward the goal. McCallion drilled the free kick into the Red Dragons' defensive wall, but the ball came right back to the freshman forward, who chipped in the rebound for his fourth goal of the season.
Christian Barletta made 10 saves in goal for the Bulls (5-4-1).
Charlie Williams scored two goals and Nate Fillmore added a goal and three assists to propel Canisius past visiting Manhattan College, 4-1, to snap the Griffins' 13-game losing streak.
Ryan Puntiri got the other marker for Canisius (1-10, 1-2). Griffin goalie John Ford made 11 saves.
Rich Paige netted a pair of goals to lead Buffalo State past Utica, 2-1, as the Bengals boosted their record to 3-5. Sophomore Michael Rooney (Hamburg) assisted on the winner.
Matt Albrecht (City Honors) had two goals and Mike Domm scored in overtime to give Fredonia State a 3-2 win over New Paltz. Fredonia is 8-4.
Niagara remained winless in the MAAC at 0-4 with a 1-0 loss to St. Peter's at Lewiston-Porter High.
WOMEN'S SOCCER: Diana Gorine scored on assists from Shannon Gregory and Shannon Strykowski 9:05 into overtime to give Canisius a 3-2 MAAC win over homestanding St. Peter's. The win improved the Griffins' record to 4-4.
Fredonia State notched its first win of the State University of New York Athletic Conference season by beating New Paltz, 3-1. Mary Ellen Musacchio (North Collins), Chelsea Kampis (Williamsville North) and Deidre Abels (Nardin) provided the goals for Fredonia (1-11).
Dayton got two goals and two assists from Danielle Gillespie in its 6-1 Atlantic 10 romp over visiting St. Bonaventure (6-4, 1-2). Sophomore Kelly Nagy scored the Bonnies' only goal.
Oneonta, the SUNYAC leader, scored three times in the first 22 minutes of the match on its way to a 5-0 drubbing of Buffalo State. Oneonta is 8-4 overall and 6-0 in the conference while Buffalo State fell to 1-6, 0-4. Bengals goalkeeper Jennifer Rera (Tonawanda) made nine saves.
WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL: Manhattan outlasted Niagara, 11-15, 15-11, 15-7, 13-15, 16-14 as the Purple Eagles fell to 1-4 in the MAAC and 4-13 overall. Tracy Johnson (Mayville) had 19 kills and 16 digs and Jodie Bowers (Sweet Home) came through with 24 digs for NU.
Sophomore Jaime Tuk (Sacred Heart) had 35 assists for St. Bonaventure in a 15-5, 15-8, 15-8 Atlantic 10 loss to host Fordham. Nikki Renninger had 19 kills for the Bonnies (1-13, 0-6).