With aggression and vigor on display during their first game, the team looks capable of having a strong spring season.
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The final points tally didn’t live up to the Bulls’ hopes, but that didn’t take away from some impressive individual performances.
The Bulls lost 57-66 against Northern Illinois at Alumni Arena on Wednesday, dropping UB into a tie for the fourth playoff spot in the Mid-American conference (MAC) standings.
UB had lost 11 straight Mid-American Conference (MAC) games before Tuesday.
The team’s recruiting class currently ranks 11th out of 12 teams in the Mid-American Conference (MAC).
Members of the Graduate Student Employees Union (GSEU)-- the bargaining unit that represents graduate students working as teaching assistants (TAs) and graduate assistants (GAs)-- gathered last week to write satirical Valentine’s Day cards to UB President Satish Tripathi to to advocate for better pay and conditions for graduate student workers.
Two school records, new all-time top ten marks and plenty of personal bests: there was plenty to celebrate as on UB's track and field team last weekend.
Continuing a season-long trend, UB turned up the heat in the second half to clinch the win.
The victory gave UB their ninth home win of the season and has kept them in fourth place in the MAC standings.
The Bulls remain in 11th place out of 12 teams in the conference standings, and are now three and a half games back from the final MAC playoff spot with nine games left to play.