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​The next chapter: UB pitcher Charlie Sobieraski looks to continue playing despite recent cuts
Junior pitcher Charlie Sobieraski was left scrambling to figure out where he would play next season after the announcement that the baseball program would be cut at the end of the year. Without a team, Sobieraski was forced into the recruitment process for a second time hours after he found out he no longer had a place at UB.  “It got out pretty quick through social media,” Sobieraski said.
It’s time to fix the NHL
Playoffs are the time of the season where every sport should shine. Then there’s hockey. Instead of moments to reflect and absorb the magic that the postseason brings, a plethora of issues are brought up. Declining viewership, branding issues and new review policies are some of the problems that plague the NHL.
Men’s tennis continues to build momentum
Bulls tennis aims for second NCAA tournament appearance in three years with the help of two newcomers, freshman Villhelm Fridell and junior Petr Vodak.
​UB football looks to add dynamic attack with wide receivers
Last season, the Buffalo Bulls entered the season without a bona fide No. 1 receiver, hoping that someone would step up and fill the void but no one did. This season, the Bulls know they need all of their receivers to step up. 
UB Athletics’ top 10 moments from March
Men’s and women’s basketball fall short in Mid-American Conference tournament, Men’s ice hockey wins second straight championship.
JoAnna Smith leads UB women’s basketball past Bowling Green in MAC Tournament opener
Senior guard JoAnna Smith was held to just two points on three field goal attempts in the first half against Bowling Green.
Life on the road: UB baseball players spend spring semester traveling
Before the baseball team plays its first home game on Apr. 7, they will have traveled 5,859 total miles to play non-conference opponents. Due to the unforgiving winters of Buffalo, the Bulls are forced to spend much of the spring semester juggling classes and constant travel.
UB women’s basketball stunned by Bowling Green 64-62
Bowling Green (8-20, 4-12 Mid American Conference) defeated the Bulls (19-8, 9-7 MAC) 64-62 Saturday afternoon at Alumni Arena. The Falcons were led by sophomore guard Sydney Lambert, who had a team high 18 points, shooting 5-10 from three. Sophomore guard Carly Santoro contributed 17 points in the upset victory.
UB women’s basketball routs Akron
UB jumped out to an 11-0 lead in the first four minutes of the game and held Akron to 13 points in the first half, in which they shot just 6 of 34 from the field and went 0-10 from beyond the arc. The Bulls led by as many as 44 points midway through the third quarter and their consistent full court pressure defensively flustered Akron, causing them to hoist up prayer shots with just seconds left on the shot clock.
UB women’s basketball falls at home to Northern Illinois
For three quarters, UB women’s basketball (16-7, 6-6) held Northern Illinois (17-6, 10-2) and their No. 3 scoring offense in the country in check. The Bulls entered the fourth quarter leading 65-60 before the Huskies ripped off 16 consecutive points to start the fourth quarter, opening up a lead they would never relinquish.