*Canisius senior Angus Dineley was named the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week in men's lacrosse. Dineley made 19 saves in two games, including a season-high 13 in the team's 15-7 win over Saint Joseph's on April 14.
*Canisius softball pitcher Lindsay Garbacz (Lancaster) was named the MAAC Pitcher of the Week. The junior tossed 11 scoreless innings to go 2-0.
*Niagara softball earned two MAAC awards as Lisa Baker (West Seneca West) won Player of the Week while Kristin Kill won Rookie of the Week. Baker hit .800 (12 of 15) with five RBIs and three doubles while Kill hit .700 (7 of 10) with two doubles, a home run and three RBIs. Baker also was named ECAC Division I Player of the Week.
*University at Buffalo sophomore reliever Steve Geltz (Wilson) was named the Mid-American East Pitcher of the Week. For the season, Geltz has a 3.86 ERA in 10 appearances. He has struck out 23 batters in 21 innings.
*A six-hitter by Clarkson sophomore pitcher Greg Chojecki (St. Francis) helped the right-hander earn Liberty League Pitcher of the Week honors. Chojecki threw the first complete-game shutout of his career against Vassar, going seven innings in a 6-0 victory for Clarkson. He struck out six and didn't walk a batter.
*Junior Shella Dargout of Niagara earned MAAC Player of the Week honors in tennis as she extended her winning streak to eight matches with singles victories against Siena and Marist. For the season, Dargout is 15-8 overall, 13-5 in dual matches, 7-0 in MAAC play and 9-1 at No. 5 singles.
*The men's and women's swimming and diving programs at UB have been named to the College Swim Coaches Association of America's Academic All-America Team for the fall 2006 semester. The women combined for a 3.216 grade point average for the first semester to earn a ranking in the Excellent category and the men compiled a 2.86 to earn a Commendable rating. Women's senior distance freestyler Eugenie Viale and men's sophomore backstroker Richard Shi were named to the Academic All-Mid-American Conference squad.
*UB's lightweight varsity eight cracked the top 10 at No. 9 in the USRowing/Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association NCAA Division I poll this week after a fifth place finish in the Knecht Cup behind four of the top five crews (Wisconsin, Stanford, Georgetown and Harvard Radcliffe) in the country last weekend.