>Five UB firsts in Raleigh
RALEIGH, N.C. -- The University at Buffalo turned in a strong showing Saturday in the adidas Raleigh Relays, taking four individual first places and the women's 1,600-meters sprint relay in a major meet that included 100 track and field teams from colleges on the East Coast, South and Midwest.
First-place winners for UB included Tiffany Maskulinski in the women's pole vault (12-5.5), Rebecca O'Brien in the women's discus (166-3), and Casey Garbaty in the men's javeline throw (224-6). Also, the Bulls' Jacqueline Burns (4:39.98) and Ellen Muster (4:41.61) finished 1-2 in Section II of the 1,500.
Burns also ran the anchor leg on UB's winning sprint medley relay team that included Jamiee McClary, Natalie Fildes and Allison Grimes
Besides her victory in the discus, O'Brien was second in the shot put with a throw of 51-1.75. Teammate Kristy Woods was third in the same event in 50-0.75.
Griffs lacrosse wins in OT
Simon Giourmetakis scored his fifth goal of the season with 1:22 left in the second overtime to give Canisius its first 2010 men's lacrosse victory, 11-10, over Manhattan on Saturday night at the Demske Complex.
Manhattan trailed most of the game, but rallied to tie at 10-all with a man-up goal by Justin Jensen with 1:47 left in regulation. Each side had scoring chances in the remaining regulation time. Canisius goalie Sean Callahan was called on to make a save in the final minute and Travis Gibbons of the Golden Griffins hit the goal post twice in the final 36 seconds. The first overtime was scoreless.
Jimmy Haney scored three goals and Adam Jones had a goal and three assists for Canisius (1-4, 1-1 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference). Manhattan is 3-4, 1-1.