Mike Abrams (Allegany-Limestone), Jimy Rosemberg and Mike Rudney (Akron) had three goals each as the Buffalo State men's soccer team beat Utica-Rome, 11-2, Friday in a SUNYAC game. The Bengals are 3-5, 1-2.
Elsewhere in men's soccer, Jordan McMullen scored Niagara's goal in a 2-1 loss to visiting Rider in their MAAC opener. . . . Nathan Sellers scored for St. Bonaventure in a 2-1 overtime loss at Massachusetts. . . Canisius lost its Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference opener, 2-0, to Loyola (Md.). . . . Kevin Payne scored the winning goal in overtime to lead D'Youville over Medaille, 4-3. . . . Chris Whitmore scored the first and last goal in Fredonia's 3-2 win over visiting New Paltz.
WOMEN'S SOCCER: Emily Russell scored the only goal in the University at Buffalo's 1-0 Mid-America Conference win over visiting Central Michigan. Winning goalkeeper Emily Cox made seven saves as the Bulls improved to 7-4, 3-1. . . . Cindy Williams (Kenmore East) and Jaclyn Bolognese (Orchard Park) each scored for visiting Buffalo State in an 11-2 SUNYAC loss at Oneonta. The Lady Bengals fall to 3-7, 1-3. . . . Massachusetts shut out St. Bonaventure, 2-0, in the Bonnies' home opener. . . . Jen Robinson's goal with 13:05 left in regulation lifted Fredonia to a 2-1 SUNYAC win at New Paltz.
FOOTBALL: Buffalo native Sean Doctor has been named to the Marshall University Athletic Hall of Fame. Doctor, now a Buffalo fireman, graduated from the Huntington, W.Va. school in 1978 after a two-year career that saw him make 147 catches as a tight end for the Thundering Herd. His 96 catches in 1987 is the third-best one-year mark at Marshall. The Bishop Timon grad later had stints with the Buffalo Bills and Buffalo Destroyers and several other pro teams.
WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL: The University at Buffalo lost a MAC match, 15-10, 15-3, 15-2, at Eastern Michigan. Lindsay Matikosh (North Tonawanda) led UB with six kills and six digs.
LACROSSE: The St. Bonaventure women's team has received a $500 grant from the Women's Sports Foundation to begin a community outreach program to encourage young girls to play sports. Senior captain Catherine Mellon (Grand Island) originated the program and applied for the grant.