Quick Hits: Close games rule the weekend
Published: Sunday, October 13, 2013
Updated: Sunday, October 13, 2013 19:10
Volleyball (15-4, 3-3 Mid-American Conference)
The Bulls played well on the road this weekend, splitting their contests with Bowling Green (7-9, 4-1 MAC) and Miami Ohio (9-9, 1-5 MAC).
On Friday night, Buffalo had a 2-1 lead over the Falcons but could not put them away in the fourth set and eventually lost, 27-25, 16-25, 25-17, 14-25, 21-23.
The Bulls dropped their first set Saturday but then won three straight to defeat the RedHawks.
Senior libero Kelly Svoboda had 47 digs on the weekend while Tahleia Bishop had 38 kills.
The Bulls host Northern Illinois (11-9, 3-3 MAC) and Western Michigan (10-9, 3-3 MAC) next weekend.
Women’s Soccer (4-7-2, 1-5 MAC)
The Bulls continued their early-conference woes this weekend, dropping their match against Kent State (9-5, 4-2 MAC) on Friday, 1-0.
Buffalo went scoreless again on Sunday, dropping its third straight match to Ohio (6-4-4, 2-2-2 MAC), 1-0, despite outshooting the Bobcats 23-12.
The Bulls will look to get their offense going as they come down the back half of the conference schedule when they host Bowling Green (0-11-1, 0-5-1 MAC) and Central Michigan (3-9-1, 3-2 MAC) next weekend.
Men’s Soccer (1-8-3, 0-2 MAC)
In head coach Stu Riddle’s return to Western Michigan (4-6, 1-0 MAC), the Bulls were thoroughly outplayed in their second conference matchup as they lost 4-0.
Buffalo was outshot 22-5 and allowed three goals in less than 10 minutes late in the second half, as the Broncos pulled away.
Junior midfielder Kristian Lee-Him was given a red card in the 89th minute of the game and will not play in Tuesday’s matchup with Hartwick (4-5-2, 2-0 MAC) at UB Stadium.