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Wesley rolls past Buffalo State

Undefeated Wesley College (3-0) routed visiting Buffalo State, 45-9, Saturday despite six turnovers and being outgained in the Atlantic Central Football Conference opener for both teams in Dover, Del.

The Wolverines blew open a scoreless game with a 28-point second quarter. One touchdown came on a fumble return, another on a blocked punt.

The Bengals got on the board with 25 seconds left in the half on a 25-yard field goal by Eric Buchanan (Frontier). Buffalo State then went 79 yards in four plays to start the second half with James Perkins running 5 yards for the score. That made it 28-9, but Wesley put it away by scoring twice in the third quarter on touchdown runs by Alpha Koroma and once in the fourth on a 55-yard pass from Chris Warrick to Curtis Gore.

Cornerback Michael Haynes (Cleveland Hill) intercepted three passes for Buffalo State, while safety Cory Mabry (Lafayette) had one. The Bengals (0-2) outgained the home team, 383-323.

Buffalo State's Perkins carried 14 times for 73 yards, including a 41-yard run. Bengals quarterback Mike Mikolaichik completed 16 of 40, with six completions to Jonathan Allen for 151 yards, including a 52-yard bomb. Jeff Shostak had five catches for 79 yards.

GOLF: Josh Anderson of St. Bonaventure won the individual medal and the Bonnies bested a field of 20 teams in the Bucknell Invitational in Lewisburg, Pa. Anderson shot a final-round 67, 3-under par, for a 209 to edge Bucknell's Patrick Yingling by a stroke. Bucknell also was edged by one stroke by the Bonnies, who placed four golfers in the top 13.

MEN'S SOCCER: The University at Buffalo (6-0-0) shut out Centenary (La.), 7-0, in the Georgia Southern Tournament. Brian Knapp, Lee Catchpole and Andrae Clarke scored first-half goals for the Bulls against the winless Gents. Marc Stencel (Cheektowaga), Sola Abolaji, Donnie Henderson and Catchpole scored in the second half. . . . Buffalo State (4-2) opened SUNYAC play with a 3-0 win over visiting New Paltz. Richard Namulala (Kemore West), Nick Mozg (Williamsville North) and Amadu Barrie scored for the Bengals. Goalkeeper Shawn McDonell (West Seneca East) had seven saves. . . . Matt Borchard (Williamsville South) had six saves while Jordan Berg (Jamestown), Scott Gentner (St. Joe's) and Matt Mahaffey (Frontier) scored as Fredonia (5-1-1) defeated SUNYIT, 3-0. . . . Lorkan McCarthy, a student from Ireland playing his first game, scored twice in the first nine minutes and Daemen (1-3) held on for a 2-1 win over Malone. . . . Medaille (6-1-1) defeated Myers University of Cleveland, 8-2, as Mike Rhodes (Lockport) scored three goals and national scoring leader Cory Cwiklinski (Lancaster) had two goals and two assists. . . . Tim Jordan (Frontier) had three goals and three assists and Scott Littman (Holland) registered his third shutout as Hilbert (2-3) defeated Wells, 10-0.

WOMEN'S SOCCER: Kerri Clarkson (Springville) became Medaille's all-time goals (19) and points (45) leader with three goals and two assists in a 10-1 win over Myers. The Mavericks are 6-0.

WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL: Niki Morzenti had 12 kills and 15 digs as UB (6-5) defeated Memphis State, 3-1, in the West Virginia Invitational. . . . Canisius (4-6) snapped a two-match losing streak with a 3-0 win over Coppin State in the Bucknell Invitational. Earlier, Bucknell defeated the Golden Griffins in four games despite 22 kills by Mary Boller (Clarence), who made the All-Tournament team. Lauren Lackovitch had 101 assists on the day for Canisius. . . . Karen Simpson of Niagara (5-4) was named to the All-Tournament team as the Purple Eagles lost, 3-0, to the host Vikings at the Medical Mutual Cleveland State Invitational, then extended Binghamton to a fifth game before bowing.

CROSS COUNTRY: Led by a 1-2 finish by Aleksandra Halter (Clarence) and Margaret Hughes, Buffalo State won the women's meet at the Hobart/William Smith Invitational. Led by Dan Hargrave's third place, the Bengals men finished second. . . . Dan McKenna's second place (25:05) in the men's race and Jen Jezorski's third place (18:25) in the women's led the UB entry in the Central Collegiate meet in Toledo, Ohio. The UB women's team finished second, and the men fourth.

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