In a Friday morning matinee at UB Stadium, Buffalo (3-0) defeated the Stony Brook Seawolves (1-2) 3-0. Junior goalkeeper Joseph Kuta notched his third consecutive shutout to open the season, a feat no UB goalie has achieved since 1981.read more >>
There’s no doubt that attending sporting events are a big part of the UB experience. Buffalo’s athletic programs are on the rise across the board and the better the teams the more fun it is to attend the games. Here’s your guide to fall athletics, with 10 games you won’t want to miss.read more >>
In his first season as head coach last year, Leipold inherited UB’s all-time leader in passing yards, Joe Licata. This year, he’s already seen one of his top quarterback options, Chris Merchant, transfer out of the program, but he still faces a very tough and unconventional quarterback dilemma.read more >>
From the double Mid-American Conference Championship win to Danny White leaving UB, here are the top 10 moments in UB Athletics from the 2015-16 year.read more >>
Just two years removed from a Mid-American Conference Championship, UB women’s soccer faces a unique dilemma.
Following the graduation of All-MAC first-teamers Jackie Hall and Kassidy Kidd, Buffalo remains talented and experienced, but in search of new leadership on the field.read more >>
UB men’s basketball has replaced departed former assistant coach and former NBA player Donyell Marshall with 17-year NBA veteran point guard Lindsey Hunter.
Hunter was the assistant coach of the Phoenix Suns in 2012-13, the interim head coach of the Suns in 2013 and most recently the assistant coach of the Golden State Warriors in 2013-14.
Hunter won two NBA Championships in his career, first with the Los Angeles Lakers in 2002 and then with the Detroit Pistons in 2004. Hunter is perhaps most known for his timely three-point shooting throughout his career.
"We are excited to have Lindsey join our staff," said men’s basketball head coach Nate Oats in a press release. "He has a tremendous background as both a player and coach and he has won multiple NBA Titles.”read more >>
For the fifth consecutive year, the Buffalo Bulls are on the board in the MLB Draft. The Los Angeles Angels selected rising senior relief pitcher Mike Kaelin on Saturday in the 15th round with the 456th overall pick.read more >>
Buffalo football rising sophomore quarterback Chris Merchant will be transferring out of the program, UB Athletics confirmed with The Spectrum on Thursday.read more >>
UB, like almost all Division I football programs across the country, stays in local hotels before its home games, and did so before all seven home games during the 2014 season, resulting in a bill of $72,562.read more >>
Senior Sergio Arevalillo still remembers his greatest moment on a tennis court.
Trailing 5-1 in the third set of his singles match against Binghamton in last year’s Mid-American Conference Championship game, Arevalillo pulled off a comeback that led the Bulls to their first-ever conference title and NCAA Tournament appearance.
Yet after the Bulls’ (11-8, 4-3 MAC) 4-2 loss to Ball State in the MAC Championships Semifinals Friday, Arevalillo, along with fellow senior teammates Pablo Alvarez, Amar Hromic, and Akhil Mehta, all say goodbye to the program. The Bulls took the doubles point Friday, but couldn’t come through in singles play to advance to the championship game.read more >>
UB is one of a fraction of universities that does not separate its Division I athletics program and its on-campus recreation into two departments, and lets the athletics department decide how much of the $9 million student athletic fee goes toward D-I athletics and how much goes toward recreation programs. UB does not have a recreation fee.
This year, the breakdown was simple: 92 percent of the student fee went to the D-I athletics programs, while 8 percent went to recreation services, according to UB’s comprehensive fee website and the athletic department’s 2014-15 athletic fee expenditures.read more >>
Former Buffalo offensive tackle John Kling and tight end Matt Weiser signed as undrafted free agents with the Chicago Bears and San Diego Chargers, respectively, while former quarterback and UB all-time leading passer Joe Licata will get a tryout with the hometown Buffalo Bills.read more >>
Eastern Michigan University, which plays in the Mid-American Conference with UB, published an open letter on Tuesday that it will keep its football program in Division I after students and faculty published a report calling for it to drop football and move to another conference that does not require D-I football.read more >>
The UB Cycling Club is a community on campus built on the love of cycling and bike riding. The Student Association officially recognized the club in 2016 after it was a temporary club in the summer of 2014. Alongread more >>
For a team that has begun a winning tradition the past two seasons, the Buffalo women’s soccer team has some minor rebuilding that needs to be done before next season.
The Bulls are losing six players, with starting defenders Jackie Hall and Kristin Markiewicz and leading scorer Kassidy Kidd graduating and Brianna Shingary, a rising star in the program, transferring to Pittsburgh.read more >>
After three years of mediocrity to begin his college career, he’s burst onto the fringe of the national scene, raising questions about just how high the ceiling might be for a kid who talks about making a .7 second jump in the 100-meter dash without a hint of doubt in his voice.read more >>
The Buffalo football team is a squad forced to remake a portion of its starting lineup after a mass exit of starting seniors. There are positions that are already decided no matter the results of the annual spring scrimmage. Jordan Johnson is locked in as the starting running back. Most of the offensive and defensive line is made up.read more >>