Tim Songer assisted on all three goals for the University at Buffalo Wednesday night as the Bulls defeated visiting Niagara University, 3-0, to improved to 4-1-1 in men's soccer.
Two of Songer's assists went to Steve Butcher (North Tonawanda), who scored his third and fourth goals of the season and improved his point total to 13 for the season. Songer set up a goal by Sabastian Zawislan to give UB the lead at 34:15.
The leading scorer in the Mid-American Conference, Songer increased his point total to 14.
Playing with a man advantage in the second half, UB controlled the ball and spread the Niagara defense for the two goals by Butcher. UB had a 17-2 shots advantage over the Purple Eagles (1-6).
WOMEN'S SOCCER: Elizabeth Pfeffer scored twice and Paula Listrani, Samantha Swerdloff and Lauren Hartmayer added single goals as UB defeated Canisius, 5-0, at the Demske Complex.
An early St. Bonaventure lead did not hold up and the Bonnies lost to Colgate, 4-2, in Hamilton.
Keri Guminey scored her first goal of the season on an assist from Kelli Bennett to give Bona (2-2) the lead at 3:45, but Colgate scored three times before halftime. Guminey suffered an ankle injury 25 minutes into the game and did not return.
GOLF: Junior Nick Morreale (Lewiston-Porter) was named Niagara University's Athlete of the Week after he led the Purple Eagles to a fifth-place finish at the Cornell/Colgate Invitational in Ithaca last weekend.
Morreale shot 72-72-147 to finish second among 25 golfers in the individual standings. He finished two strokes behind Chris Rousseau of Siena.
MEN'S TENNIS: UB won its home opener over Canisius, 7-0. David Ehimovich (Williamsville North) defeated Bob Fahey, 6-2, 6-2, and Budi Susanto topped Vladimir Lukic, 6-2, 6-3, in the top singles matches.