Top 10 of the D1 era – No. 10: Branden Oliver
Despite size, Oliver became workhorse back and program’s all-time rushing leader
When Branden Oliver was a freshman, James Starks – now with the Green Bay Packers – told him he would break his records. This past season, Oliver fulfilled Starks’ prophecy by surpassing him as UB’s all-time leading rusher.
UB Top 10 athletes: Honorable mentions
The Spectrum is ranking the staff’s choice for the top 10 UB athletes in the Division I era throughout the next 10 issues. We begin our countdown with 10 honorable mentions – incredible, historic athletes that just missed the list. This series is admittedly subjective and debatable, and our selections are intended to create a conversation.
#UBTop10: Counting down the top 10 moments in UB sports over the last two weeks
The Spectrum's sports staff ranks the top 10 UB sports moments of the past two weeks.
Seniors lead the way for softball team
The Bulls (20-17, 4-2 MAC) opened their home schedule this week going 4-2 at Nan Harvey Field.
Bulls walk-off in back-to-back games, sweep series against Western Michigan
The Bulls (16-12, 7-4 MAC) completed back-to-back walk-off victories for the first time in program history on Friday and Saturday for two wins of a three-game series sweep against Western Michigan (13-18, 4-8 MAC) at Monroe Community College in Rochester.
Women’s tennis splits weekend road trip
Bulls defeat Western Michigan before falling to Bowling Green
The Bulls (13-5, 4-3 MAC) defeated Western Michigan (13-9, 2-4 MAC), 5-2, Friday but followed up the big win with a letdown Saturday when they lost to Bowling Green, 5-2.
Buffalo to host rugby sevens tournament
UB will host the third of four series of the Empire Rugby Conference (ERC) sevens tournament Saturday at 1 p.m. at UB Stadium.
Mix of veterans, fresh faces make up Bulls’ backfield, O-line
Replacing one first-team All-Mid-American Conference player is hard. Replacing two is nearly impossible.
Quick Hits: David wins MAC singles Player of the Week; softball opens home schedule
The baseball, softball, men's and women's tennis and men's lacrosse teams are in the news today.
Bulls relying on unproven receivers to replace departed Neutz, Lee
The Bulls will have to rely on an unproven group of receivers to help sophomore quarterback Joe Licata in the passing game this season.