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Area collegesFriday’s resultsBASEBALLSaint Louis 8, St. Bonaventure 4SB (9-30, 5-13): David Vaccaro 1-3, 2 RBIs, runMEN’S TRACK AND FIELDMAC ChampionshipsSecond Day1. Akron 89; 2. Eastern Michigan 63; 3. Kent State 50; 4. Central Michigan 49; 5. Miami (Oh.) 31; 6. UB 30.WOMEN’S TRACK AND FIELDMAC ChampionshipsSecond Day1. Akron 57; 2. Central Michigan 40; 3. Bowling Green …

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The University at Buffalo women's tennis team's time in the NCAA Tournament can be summed up like this. The Bulls showed up. They played their best. They lost. For the second year in a row, UB's season ended in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. And, for the second year in a row, it was a Big 10 Conference school that did in the Bulls, as Northwestern earned a 4…

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University at Buffalo quarterback Drew Anderson has decided to finish his college football career elsewhere. Anderson announced Friday on Twitter that he was transferring to Murray State and will play next season as a graduate student after earning his undergraduate degree in business administration at UB. A school spokesman confirmed Anderson's departure. Anders…

Area collegesThursday’s resultsMEN’S TRACK AND FIELDMAC ChampionshipsDay One1. Akron 46; 2. Eastern Michigan 43; 3. Central Michigan 37; 4. Kent State 16; 5. Miami (Oh.) 10; 6. Buffalo 4.WOMEN’S TRACK AND FIELDMAC ChampionshipsDay One1. Kent State 20; 2. Ohio State 16; 2. Bowling Green 16; 2. Central Michigan 16; 5. Miami (Oh.) 15; 6. Toledo 11; 7. Western Michigan 8; 8. B…

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Five years ago, when Nate Oats arrived as the top assistant at UB, he hardly knew what to tell recruits. He had barely gotten to know the town himself. "Listen, when I got here I couldn't sell Buffalo," Oats said Wednesday. "I had to sell Bobby Hurley. Buffalo had literally no brand name, no national identity. I'd go back to Detroit, which is only four hours away. Kids …

Area collegesWednesday’s resultsBASEBALLNiagara 7, Albany 5N (19-24): Owen Dziados 2-3, 2B, 2 RBIs; Wyatt Olson 1-3, HR, 2 RBIs; Julian Gallup HRFor Division I informationUB: www.ubbulls.comCanisius: www.gogriffs.comNiagara: www.purpleeagles.comBona: www.gobonnies.com

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The tone for the Canisius College men's lacrosse season was set for new coach Mark Miyashita when he met with star forward Connor Kearnan shortly after being hired last August. "Stats weren't his focus this year," Miyashita said. "All he wanted to worry about – in one of our first meetings he told me – 'Coach, I've never won anything. I want to win.' " Kearnan and Mi…

Niagara completed its nonconference schedule on Wednesday with a 7-5 victory over Albany at Bobo Field in Lewiston. The Purple Eagles snapped a 5-5 tie with two runs in the eighth when Owen Dziados drove in the go-ahead run with a ground rule double. Wyatt Olson hit a two-run homer and Julian Gallup hit a solo shot for Niagara. Gallup also made a diving catch in center …

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Canisius College's underdog run through the lacrosse postseason came to an end with a thud Wednesday. No. 18-ranked Robert Morris defeated the Golden Griffins, 12-6, in the opening round of the NCAA Division I men's tournament at the Demske Sports Complex. Robert Morris' defense controlled the game, keeping the Griffs from good scoring chances. The Colonials led at h…

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Chantal Martinez Blanco still gets teased by family and friends about her college choice when she returns to Puerto Rico. Three years after she left the sunshine and comforts of the Caribbean island to pursue better tennis and a quality education, they continue to ask the same question: Why the University at Buffalo? Even she didn't fully understand the answer when s…

Area collegesTuesday’s resultsSOFTBALLRegion III-B semifinalMonroe CC 8, Niagara CCC 3NCCC (15-27, 3-5): Tempestt Torres 3-3, HR, 2B; Vicki Waugaman 2 hits, 2 RBIs

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Canisius College men's lacrosse was a heavy underdog to even make the NCAA Tournament. The Golden Griffins were the lowest seed in the four-team Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Tournament, an accomplishment in itself considering the Griffs were picked to finish sixth in the preseason coaches' poll. Two overtime winners later, the Golden Griffins are hosting an NCAA t…

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The College Power 10 ranks the top performers each week in Western New York collegiate athletics. 1. Canisius men's lacrosse: The Golden Griffins prevailed in a pair of overtime thrillers over the weekend to win the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Tournament and earn an automatic qualifier for the NCAA Tournament. The Griffs' exhilarating weekend kicked off with a…

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Buffalo State defensive lineman Khalil Sommerville, a graduate of Bennett High School, will be getting at least a look-see from the Buffalo Bills when the team convenes its rookie minicamp later this week. Sommerville, a 6-foot-1, 295-pound, first-team all-Empire 8 selection, is scheduled to join the Bills for a workout on Thursday. It is unclear whether he will partici…

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Robert Liebel of Tonawanda was named Outstanding Track Athlete of the Meet and was among five Buffalo State athletes to earn first-team all-SUNYAC honors at the conference outdoor track and field championships held this past weekend. Liebel won the 200 meters (21.61) and ran a leg of the winning 4x400 relay team. He also had runner-up finishes in the 100 meters and the …