CINCINNATI, OH – The University at Buffalo women’s soccer team (0-1-0, 0-0-0 MAC) battled hard on the road against a strong Cincinnati side on Friday night but a late second half goal lifted the Bearcats to the 1-0 victory in the season opener. Senior goalkeeper Laura Dougall had a huge game for the Bulls as she finished with 10 saves, including a couple massive saves from in close.
University at Buffalo track and field head coach Vicki Mitchell has announced the hiring of Kelly Truppo as a part-time assistant coach. A 2015 University at Buffalo graduate and stand-out pole vaulter, Truppo will serve as assistant coach for pole vault.
BUFFALO, NY – The University at Buffalo women’s soccer team will open up their 2017 campaign on Friday night on the road against Cincinnati. The Bulls will take on the Bearcats at 7:00 pm at Gettler Stadium.
BUFFALO, NY – University at Buffalo Director of Athletics Allen Greene announced Thursday morning that Mike Roberts has been named the new head coach of the UB softball program. Roberts becomes just the fourth head coach of the softball program in the Bulls division I history. He comes to Buffalo after two very successful campaigns as the pitching coach at the University of Washington.
The University at Buffalo football program will hold walk-on tryouts at the beginning of the Fall 2017 semester, and they are open to any UB student currently enrolled full-time who meets the UB walk-on academic standards. UB reserves the right to deny any student a tryout if that student does not meet UB or NCAA eligibility standards.
BUFFALO, NY – 11th year head coach Andy Bashor announced the addition of Ian Walsh as assistant coach for the UB women’s swimming & diving team on Thursday morning. Walsh comes to the Bulls after one season at Cal Berkeley as assistant coach.
University at Buffalo football head coach Lance Leipold has announced senior linebacker Jarrett Franklin will wear No. 41 this season to honor the legacy of former teammate Solomon Jackson who passed away in 2016.
BUFFALO, NY – The University at Buffalo women's soccer team (0-0-0, 0-0-0 MAC) dropped their exhibition opener to the Cleveland State Vikings on Wednesday afternoon at UB Stadium by the score of 1-0. A total of 18 Buffalo players saw the field in the exhibition opener including six freshman who saw the field for the first time in their collegiate careers.
University at Buffalo track and field head coach Vicki Mitchell has announced the promotion of Tomarris Bell to full-time assistant coach. Bell, who previously served as a part-time assistant since 2014, will now oversee UB’s combined events, horizontal jumps and vertical jumps.
The University at Buffalo women’s track and field team has been honored as an All-Academic Team by the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA). The Bulls posted a team grade point average of 3.053.
BUFFALO, NY – Sixth-year University at Buffalo women’s basketball head coach Felisha Legette-Jack was named to Buffalo Business First’s annual Power 100 Women in Western New York list, as announced by the publication on Friday. Legette-Jack placed 75th on the list, becoming the first UB coach in school history to earn the recognition as one of the most powerful women in all of WNY.
BUFFALO, NY – Former UB softball great Tori Speckman was named pitching coach at her alma mater on Tuesday afternoon, as announced by fifth-year head coach Trena Prater. Speckman returns to Buffalo where she holds a plethora of all-time pitching records in the blue and white.
BUFFALO, NY – Highlighted by tournaments in Puerto Rico and Arizona State, University at Buffalo women’s basketball head coach Felisha Legette-Jack announced the Bulls 2017-18 non-conference schedule. The schedule features opponents from the Big Ten, ACC, PAC-12 and Big East and the Bulls will host three non-conference foes at Alumni Arena.
Selina Von Jackowski of the University at Buffalo women's track and field team competed at the Swiss National Championships this past weekend with excellent results. In the 100 high hurdles, three rounds were contested. A native of Pfeffingen, Switzerland, Von Jackowski advanced to the finals running 14.08 in the prelims, 13.67 in the semifinals and 13.73 in the finals of the Women’s 100 high hurdles, placing second overall. She also competed in the long jump and had a best of 6.14m (20’1.75”).
The University at Buffalo wrestling program has released its schedule for the 2017-18 season and it looks to be the most challenging in head coach John Stutzman’s tenure. UB’s opponents include Missouri, Michigan State, Iowa and two-time defending national champion Penn State.
Three more pieces of the University at Buffalo men’s basketball schedule fell into place on Monday afternoon as the Big 4 announced their games against each other in a collective release put out by UB, Canisius, Niagara, and St. Bonaventure.
University at Buffalo men’s basketball standout Blake Hamilton has signed his first professional contract, as he will play for BK Ventspils in Latvia this upcoming season. The club competes in the Latvian Basketball League, the Baltic Basketball League, and the Champions League.
BUFFALO, NY – Sixth-year University at Buffalo women’s basketball head coach Felisha Legette-Jack announced the hiring of Khyreed Carter as the Bulls director of basketball operations. Carter comes to Buffalo after spending the last six seasons at Michigan State working under head coach Suzy Merchant for the Spartans.
University at Buffalo center James O'Hagan was named to the Rimington Trophy Fall Watch List, the Rimington Trophy Committee announced on Tuesday. The award is giving annually to the nation's top center. This is the second straight year UB's junior center has been named to the watch list.
TORONTO, ON – Incoming University at Buffalo women's basketball freshman point guard Hanna Hall has earned a spot on the U19 Canadian National women’s basketball team for the upcoming 2017 FIBA U19 World Cup in Udine and Cividale del Friuli, Italy. Hall is one of two point guards to make the final Canadian roster.
Fans will have an opportunity to buy discounted tickets for the upcoming 2017 football season as the Division of Athletics will be holding their annual flash sale on Wednesday from 6:00am until 6:00pm.