Two football players and two swimmers are among the newest members of Niagara University's Hall of Fame.
Guido Filicetti (1948) and Dick Wojciechowski (1951) were among the last to play football for the Purple Eagles while Mike Foley (1977) and Debbie Carroll Bertrand (1978) were landmark swimmers.
Also to be inducted at the Oct. 7 ceremony in the Gallagher Center is the late Vincent Marino (1936), who established the Western New York Little Three Alumni Golf Tournament.
Filicetti returned three punts for touchdowns during the 1946 season. Wojciechowski was a member of Niagara's final NCAA football team in 1951, scoring six touchdowns.
Foley held the Niagara record in the 100-yard freestyle and was part of three record-setting relay teams (400 medley, 400 freestyle and 800 freestyle) while Carroll Bertrand was the first scholarship swimmer in the history of NU's swim program.
The five inductees bring membership in the Hall of Fame up to 97. Those interested in attending the luncheon and ceremony can call 286-8590. The cost is $20.
TENNIS: Winning four of seven singles matches, the University at Buffalo men opened their season with a 4-3 win Sunday over visiting Marist.
Pulling out three-set wins were senior Budi Susanto (7-6, 4-6, 6-4) and sophomore Brent Persia (6-4, 6-7, 6-4). Also earning wins were freshman Fery Kasiman (6-1, 6-3) and junior Justin Brtko (6-2, 6-3), a graduate of Williamsville East. The third doubles team of Persia and junior Tim Powell won at third doubles, 8-2.
For the record: UB's Tim Songer was named Mid-American Conference men's soccer player of the week. He scored the Bulls' lone goal in a 1-1 tie with Siena, and also scored in a 2-1 win over Long Island. . . . Grand Island native Jill Conover, a sophomore at Bowling Green, was named MAC women's soccer player of the week. Through six matches, she leads BGSU with nine points (three goals, three assists). . . . Fredonia junior Chris Whitmore (Lockport) won his second straight SUNYAC men's soccer player of the week award. He leads the Blue Devils with eight goals and three assists. . . . Canisius women's soccer players junior Jen Gwizdowski (Kenmore East), sophomore Kristen Wysocki and freshman Crystal Wall were named to the all-tournament team at the Youngstown State Tournament. Gwizdowski had three goals in the Griffs' win over Youngstown State. Wall played all 180 minutes in goal, making 11 saves.