Buffalo State: Senior guard Britt Perry (Hutch-Tech) has been named the SUNYAC West player of the week in women’s basketball. Perry had 23 points and six rebounds in a win at Cortland, then 22 points and nine rebounds in a victory at Oswego. In the latter game she hit the winning free throw with seven seconds remaining.
Daemen: Mackenzie Donahue (East Aurora) topped a field of 11 runners in winning the 5,000-meter run at the SPIRE Indoor Track and Field Challenge in Geneva, Ohio. Donahue’s time of 17:15 was a Daemen record and topped the provisional qualifying time for the NCAA Division III Championships in Pittsburg, Kan. March 11-12. The runners with the top 16 times will be invited to the national meet. Donahue’s time is currently 12th in the nation. She was named the East Coast Conference track athlete of the week for her performance … In women’s basketball, sophomore guard Sarah Saba (Lancaster) averaged 23 points, 7.5 rebounds and 2.5 blocks in a pair of wins to earn East Coast Conference player of the week. She’s on a 12-game streak of scoring in double figures. … In men’s basketball, Daemen (14-6, 10-3 ECC) has entered the NCAA Division II Sports Information Directors of American East Region Poll in the No. 9 spot. The Warriors are on a nine-game winning streak. Meanwhile, Jay Sarkis was named the East Coast Conference men’s basketball rookie of the week for the second straight time and the fourth time this season. The freshman from Rochester averaged 14 points in a pair of victories and is averaging 8.5 points, 2.6 assists and 2.6 rebounds on the season.
D’Youville: Senior forward Alexis Smith (Hamburg) has been named Allegheny Mountain Conference women’s basketball player of the week. She scored 26 and 23 points in a pair of victories last week for the Spartans, who have won four of their last five starts.
University at Buffalo: Brian Crimmins, a senior from Horseheads, broke the school record for the one-mile run for the second week in a row when he finished seventh in 4:07.45 at the Akron Invitational.