Alex Lenneberg is an assistant sports editor for The Spectrum.
In the first UB game during the COVID pandemic, the Bulls (1-0) defeated the Northern Illinois Huskies (0-1) 49-30 at Huskie Stadium in DeKalb, Illinois. This is the first time Buffalo has beaten NIU since they joined the MAC in 1999.
The Mid-American Conference announced an operational plan to bring back multiple fall sports this spring and winter, including wrestling, swimming and diving, volleyball, men’s and women’s soccer, field hockey and cross country.
The presidents of the Mid-American Conference schools discussed a potential six or eight game schedule that would begin on October 24, culminating in the MAC championship game. There was still no decision or vote taken when the conference met to discuss when the MAC could return to football.
It all started with a tweet: Strength and conditioning coach Matt Gildersleeve makes difference in communityBy ALEX LENNEBERG | May 7
On March 16, Matt Gildersleeve sent out a tweet asking for help. He was trying to launch an organization to fight COVID-19, and he was looking for coaches to partner with.
UB women’s basketball senior forward Summer Hemphill announced on Twitter Monday that she will be staying on the team for an additional season.