Sophomore Ethan Nittolo outlasted Jannik Opitz in a third-set tiebreaker at sixth singles on Saturday, capping off a comeback for the ages that saw the Bulls win the final three singles matches and claim the 2017 Mid-American Conference Tournament Championship against #2 Western Michigan. With the victory, the Bulls will now represent the MAC in the upcoming NCAA Tournament.
The University at Buffalo women’s tennis team advanced to the Mid-American Conference Championship match on Saturday with a 4-2 win over second-seeded Akron in the MAC Semifinals. The #3 Bulls will now face #4 Miami in tomorrow’s final with an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament at stake.
BUFFALO, NY ? The University at Buffalo track and field team had an outstanding performance at the UB Invitational on Saturday that left the team with 20+ new personal best, two new meet records, and several Top-Three finishes.
BUFFALO, NY – Junior pitcher Shawn Dubin went 7.0 innings of four-hit and no earned run ball as the University at Buffalo baseball team (14-25, 6-8 MAC) collected their second win over the Eastern Michigan Eagles on Saturday afternoon at Audobon Field, 5-2. Dubin allowed just one unearned run while striking out a career-best nine batters in his team-leading fourth win of the season.
BUFFALO, NY – Powered by a five-run eighth inning, the University at Buffalo baseball team (13-25, 5-8 MAC) collected a come-from-behind victory over the Eastern Michigan Eagles on Friday afternoon at Amherst Audobon Field, 6-3. Senior designated hitter Vinny Mallaro finished the game with two RBI as he became the programs all-time leader in RBI with 139 career runs batted in for the blue and white.
The University at Buffalo women’s tennis team won its opening match at the MAC Tournament on Friday as the Bulls swept Western Michigan, 4-0, in the MAC Quarterfinals. With the win, the third-seeded Bulls will face #2 Akron tomorrow in the MAC Semifinals.
It has always been said “it’s hard to beat the same team three times,” but the University at Buffalo men’s tennis team had little trouble defeating the Northern Illinois Huskies for the third time this season and the second time in five day with a 4-1 victory in the semifinals of the Mid-American Conference Tournament. With the win, the Bulls advance to Saturday’s Mid-American Conference Championship match.
The University at Buffalo softball team and Kent State engaged in a pitcher’s duel on Friday afternoon as Buffalo starter Ally Power and Kent State starter Ronnie Ladines combined to allow just four hits and record 22 strikeouts, but the Bulls fell to the Golden Flashes, 1-0.
After clinching the Mid-American Conference Regular Season title on Sunday, the University at Buffalo men’s tennis team swept the final conference weekly awards on Wednesday afternoon. Junior Vidit Vaghela was named the MAC Singles Player of the Week, while sophomore Ethan Nittolo and senior Tony Miller were named the Doubles Team of the Week.
The Mid-American Conference announced its women’s tennis postseason honors on Wednesday afternoon and Tanja Stojanovska was named to the All-MAC First Team, while Chantal Martinez Blanco was named to the All-MAC Second Team.
University at Buffalo head men’s basketball coach Nate Oats has announced the addition of Montell McRae for the upcoming 2017-18 season. An athletic big man from South Plains Junior College, McRae will have two seasons of eligibility remaining for the Bulls.
BUFFALO, NY – University at Buffalo women’s basketball head coach Felisha Legette-Jack announced the addition of junior college transfer Autumn Jones for the 2017-18 campaign. Jones will have two years of eligibility remaining when she joins UB next season.
OLEAN, NY – The University at Buffalo baseball team (12-25, 4-8 MAC) fell in a pitchers’ duel on Wednesday afternoon on the road to St. Bonaventure, 1-0. The Buffalo pitching staff allowed just five hits while their offense was only able to produce three singles and a double in the losing effort.
CLEVELAND, OH – University at Buffalo track and field junior, Devon Patterson, was named Mid-American Conference Field Athlete of the Week, as announced by the conference office on Tuesday afternoon. This honor comes after an outstanding performance at the Jesse Owens Invitational this past weekend.
BUFFALO, NY - The University at Buffalo women's soccer team led by fourth-year head coach Shawn Burke will host a women's soccer college prospects camp on Sunday, July 9 at UB Stadium. The camp will begin at 9:30 am and go until 4:00 pm.
The University at Buffalo men’s tennis team concluded its unblemished Mid-American Conference regular season on Sunday with a 4-3 victory over Northern Illinois, clinching the outright MAC Regular Season title with a perfect 7-0 record. The Bulls become the first MAC team to go 7-0 in league play since Ball State in 1999.
BUFFALO, NY – Senior third baseman Chris Kwitzer delivered a single to right field to score Phillip Tomasulo and give the University at Buffalo baseball team (12-24, 4-8 MAC) the 6-5 walk-off victory on Sunday afternoon at Amherst Audobon Field over the Ball State Cardinals. Kwitzer went 2-for-4 with the game-winning RBI as the Bulls snapped Ball State’s nine-game winning streak.
The University at Buffalo women’s tennis team closed out the regular season with its fifth straight victory, defeating Toledo 4-3. The Bulls improved to 5-3 in MAC play as they begin next week’s conference tournament as the third seed.
BUFFALO, NY – The University at Buffalo baseball team (11-24, 3-8 MAC) dropped their fifth straight Mid-American Conference game on Saturday afternoon at Amherst Audobon Field to the Ball State Cardinals, 6-4. The UB offense collected 13 hits in the loss.
COLUMBUS, OH – The University at Buffalo track and field team had an impressive final day at the Jesse Owens Invitational. The Bulls’ left with several Top-Ten finishes and personal bests on the second day of competition.
The University at Buffalo softball team lost the final game of a three-game series at Miami (OH) on Saturday afternoon as the Bulls fell to the RedHawks, 8-5. The game was UB’s final regular season road contest of the year.
The University at Buffalo men’s tennis team remained undefeated in Mid-American Conference play with a 6-1 victory on Friday at the Miller Tennis Center. The victory clinched at least a share of the MAC regular season title and assured the Bulls of the top seed in the upcoming MAC Tournament.
The University at Buffalo women’s tennis team won their fourth straight match on Friday afternoon as the Bulls defeated Eastern Michigan 6-1. The victory clinched a spot in the upcoming Mid-American Conference tournament for UB.
BUFFALO, NY – Despite holding a 5-2 lead into the fifth inning, the University at Buffalo baseball team (11-23, 3-7 MAC) dropped their fourth straight Mid-American Conference game on Friday night in their home opener at Amherst Audobon Field to the Ball State Cardinals, 6-5. With the win, the Cardinals have now won nine straight games and seven straight MAC contests.
COLUMBUS, OH – The University at Buffalo track and field team completed day one of competition at the Jesse Owens Invitational held at Ohio State University. The Bulls had several new personal best set at the competition both on the track and field.