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Tuesday, February 27, 2024
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Setter Scout McLerran raises the ball. UB's volleyball season came to an end Friday night after a loss to Bowling Green in the quarterfinals.

Volleyball loses in quarterfinals

UB volleyball had a sad end to its season in the Mid-American Conference championships this week. The Bulls came out at full force and swept Akron 3-0 in the opening round of the tournament on Thursday night. This was the Bulls’ first MAC Tournament win since 2009. 

Players stand in the middle of the court during volleyball’s senior night Saturday.

Volleyball wins last regular-season home game

The UB women’s volleyball team (11-15) won its last home match of the season against Miami (OH) University (16-9) Saturday. The Bulls defeated the No. 1 team in the MAC East in five sets (25-22, 18-25, 23-25, 25-18, 15-9). It was first time Buffalo has beaten Miami (OH) since 2014, and they snapped Miami’s nine-game win streak in the process.

The women’s basketball team huddles up before an offensive possession.

Women’s basketball wins season opener

Women’s basketball (1-0) started its season Tuesday night with a 61-56 win against Central Connecticut (0-1).  While the Bulls came out victorious, the win was still a tough start for the defending conference champions. Consistent defense kept them in the lead but many players struggled offensively, revealing areas for improvement as the season progresses.

Senior guard Theresa Onwuka beats a defender to the basket.

Bulls blow past Lakers in exhibition game

The women’s basketball team may have the youngest roster in the Mid-American Conference this year but they aren’t playing like it.  It seemed the Mercyhurst Lakers had no chance against the Bulls, who held a substantial lead for the entire introductory 96-44 exhibition at Alumni Arena on Friday night.


The Washington Nationals deserve the title

I still remember the first Major League Baseball game I went to.  I was eight years old and the Nats were playing the Phillies. I can’t remember if they won or not, but one thing I know for sure is since that day, I have loved watching baseball. 

Senior Kara Daly looks to pass during game on Sunday.

Soccer defeats Western Michigan in final home game

The UB women’s soccer team (8-6-1) has extended its win streak to four straight after an overtime win against Western Michigan (6-8-1) Sunday. The Bulls are coming off a successful week as they shut out Ohio University 2-0 last Sunday and Northern Illinois 5-0 on Friday night.

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