The Erie Community College men's bowling team finished third of 35 teams Sunday in the Nittany Lion Kegler Classic in State College, Pa. The Kats registered an 820 set, including a 300 under the Baker scoring system.
Ryan Abel, Dan Krurnowski (Tonawanda), Adam Jewett, Kevin Smith and Nick Galusha combined for the 300. Galusha finished 10th in all-events with 1,413 pins, a 235.5 average.
The ECC women placed seventh among 13 teams as Lindsay Underwood bowled a 1,236 all-events total, a 206 average.
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: Janelle Schmitt scored all three goals as Buffalo State rallied twice for a 3-3 tie with Utica College in an ECAC West Conference game in the Buffalo State Sports Arena.
Schmitt scored unassisted in the first period, then added two power-play goals, the second with 4:46 left in the third period to create the final deadlock. Mary Keddie made 33 saves for the Bengals (3-7-1, 2-3-1).
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Daemen (4-0) remained unbeaten with a 90-47 romp over Michigan-Dearborn in Amherst. Angela Tylec (Niagara-Wheatfield) led the Lady Warriors with 16 points. Joanna Daugenti and Jessica Ruddell had 12 points each, while Allison Depp (Lockport) had 10 points and 17 rebounds. . . . ECC (1-3) lost to Jefferson CC in Watertown, 85-46. Tanya Teluk (Holland) had 16 points and Michelle Ebert (Salamanca) got 11 for the losing Kats. . . . Michelle Capen scored 15 points and Danielle Vesneske had 11 to account for more the half the Niagara County CC scoring as the Trailblazers (1-4) took a a 49-41 victory at SUNY Canton.
MEN'S BASKETBALL: ECC (3-1) suffered its first loss, bowing to Sage Albany, 87-76, on the road. Edmund Rainey (Riverside) was high scorer for the Kats with 18.
WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL: Canisius and Niagara were eliminated in the first round of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference at the Disney Sports Complex in Orlando, Fla. No. 5 seed Canisius bowed to No. 4 Loyola in a five-game match. Christina Wildes had 24 kills and Jackie Reed had 46 assists for the Griffs. Fairfield, the No. 3 seed, eliminated No. 6 Niagara in three straight games. Michelle LeSouder had 14 kills for the Purple Eagles.