The Mid-American Conference announced today the Distinguished Scholar Athletes from the eight spring sports during this 2017-18 academic season as 138 students were voted by faculty athletic representatives at MAC institutions representing the ‘best of the best’ from each sports Academic All-MAC Teams. Buffalo, which sponsors teams in five of the right sports, had seven individuals named Distinguished Scholar Athletes.
Senior Associate Athletic Director for Sports Administration and Senior Woman Administrator Kathy Twist was one of a number of panelists speaking at the annual SPECTRUM Conference, which was held by The State University of New York from June 19-20.
The steel girders framing the Murchie Family Fieldhouse serve as the latest and most visible sign of the tremendous progress made by the University at Buffalo Athletics Department thanks, in large part, to the generosity of donors through philanthropic gifts.
It was another impressive semester in the classroom for University at Buffalo student-athletes as they posted a combine 3.024 grade point average. It marked the 13th straight semester UB student-athletes have surpassed the 3.0 combined mark.
CLEVELAND, OH – UB football player Tim Roberts and UB women’s basketball player Liisa Ups were the Bulls recipients of the MAC Medal of Excellence Award as announced during an Honors Dinner Ceremony at the Renaissance Cleveland Hotel as part of the MAC Spring Meetings.
The University at Buffalo was the recipient of the 2018 Institutional Sportsmanship Award presented on Wednesday, May 30 at the Mid-American Conference Honors Dinner, as part of the Conference annual Spring Meetings at the Cleveland Renaissance Hotel. This marks the first time UB has received this special honor as voted upon by MAC membership.
The University at Buffalo held its annual spring commencement over the weekend and 69 student-athletes crossed the stage to receive their diplomas. Every team had at least one graduate with the football team leading the way with 14 graduates.
The University at Buffalo Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) recently held their elections for the 2018-2019 executive board. The newly appointed executive board is President Devon Patterson, Vice-President Matthew Mercer, Community Outreach Max Glazowski, Spirit Officer Gianna Yurchak, and Secretary Selina von Jackowski. Yurchak is a member of the women’s soccer team, while the remained of the E-Board are members of the cross country and track and field programs.
University at Buffalo Student-Athletes participated in the annual May community service initiative, Project ACES. At this event all athletes exercise simultaneously with the students at Windermere Boulevard Elementary.
The Mid-American Conference announced today the Distinguished Scholar Athletes from the eight winter sports during this 2017-18 academic season as 152 students were voted by faculty athletic representatives at MAC institutions representing the ‘best of the best’ from each sports Academic All-MAC Teams. Eleven University at Buffalo student-athletes from five different teams were named Distinguished Scholar Athletes.
The UB Athletics Coaches Caravan, presented by the UB Alumni Association, will be hitting the road again this spring, making stops in New York City and downtown Buffalo. Fans will have the opportunity to meet and interact with NEW Athletic Director Mark Alnutt, football head coach Lance Leipold, men’s basketball head coach Nate Oats, and women’s basketball head coach Felisha Legette-Jack as well as other members of the UB coaching staff.
BUFFALO, NY — M&T Bank and the University at Buffalo Athletics Department teamed up to provide about 40 fourth- and fifth-grade students from Westminster Community Charter School and Highgate Heights Elementary School with a unique sports-themed learning experience.
The University at Buffalo behind-the-scenes television series UB Football Insider: Training Camp Edition won an Emmy award for Sports: Daily or Weekly Program, the New York Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced on Saturday evening at the 61st Annual New York Emmy Awards at The Marriott Marquis in New York City.
The University at Buffalo behind-the-scenes television series UB Football Insider: Training Camp Edition was nominated for two Emmy Awards, the New York Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced on Thursday.
University at Buffalo Athletics and the National Grid Foundation are proud to team up with Buffalo City Schools on the Hoops for the Stars initiative. The program connects UB men’s and women’s basketball student-athletes, coaches and administrators with inner city youth for the purpose of promoting literacy, learning and nutrition.
In an effort to better reconnect with former student-athletes, the University at Buffalo athletics department has unveiled a new Block B Letterwinners Association. A revised and improved webpage, www.ubbulls.com/BlockB, will allow former student-athletes, athletic trainers, team managers and spirit squad members to stay connected with UB Athletics.
For the fourth year in a row, BlueCross BlueShield will host its annual Family Day inside UB’s Alumni Arena; giving individuals and families an opportunity to get out of the cold and enjoy an afternoon filled with health based activities. Over 400 Western New Yorkers attended last year’s event.
It was another impressive semester in the classroom for University at Buffalo student-athletes as they posted a combine 3.052 grade point average. It marked the 12th straight semester UB student-athletes have surpassed the 3.0 combined mark.
Four University at Buffalo student-athletes were named Mid-American Conference Distinguished Scholar Athletes for the fall sports seasons, the league announced on Thursday. The four include Julia Benati and Carissima Cutrona from women's soccer, John McCarty from men's cross country and Tim Roberts from football. Voted on by faculty athletic representatives at MAC institutions, these student-athletes represent the 'best of the best' from each sports Academic All-MAC Teams.
The University at Buffalo, the State University of New York, has earned the NCAA and Minority Opportunities Athletic Association’s 2018 Award for Diversity and Inclusion. The school will receive the honor in January at the NCAA Convention in Indianapolis.
UB Alumni, fans and supporters can show their campus pride and create a lasting legacy with the brand new Bricks for Bulls campaign. We invite you to etch your name into history by securing a personalize brick on the new Stampede Plaza – located on the North end of UB Stadium, near the Murchie Family Fieldhouse.
In recognition of a leadership gift made by the Murchie family to the recently announced fieldhouse, the UB Council endorsed a resolution, on Monday, to name the new fieldhouse at the University at Buffalo, the Murchie Family Fieldhouse in honor of former UB hockey player Tunney Murchie and his family. The naming is subject to the approval of the SUNY Chancellor and the SUNY Board of Trustees.
The longtime dream of an on-campus fieldhouse at the University at Buffalo will soon be a reality. University at Buffalo Director of Athletics Allen Greene announced on Friday that the university has secured the services of Rochester-based LeChase Construction as the general contractor and New York-based architecture firm CHA for the project.
In partnership with the Mid-American Conference and the College Football Playoff Foundation, the University at Buffalo Athletic Department is donating $5,000 to Buffalo City Schools for the purchase of 7th and 8th grade physical education equipment.