The UB baseball team snapped a four-game losing streak and captured their 10th win of the season Wednesday as they outlasted cross-town rival Canisius 13-5 at the Amherst Pepsi Center Field.UB was propelled by three separate multi-run innings, including a five-run fourth and seventh, to keep them safely ahead of the Golden Griffins throughout the entire game.
The UB softball team came back after their last unpromising series with strong play over the weekend, taking one out of three games against the Kent State Golden Flashes.Where before the pitching had been shaky, this weekend UB pitchers gave up only a combined four earned runs in three games, including a one-hitter pitched by freshman Stacey Evans.The Bulls won the first game of Saturday's doubleheader 5-0, before dropping the evening game by a slim 1-0 margin.
Just when things started to look like they were turning around for the softball team this season, the Northern Illinois University Huskies - ranked second in the Mid-American Conference - came in and handed the Buffalo Bulls their third demoralizing sweep of the season.The Bulls played two games Saturday and one Sunday in Dekalb Ill., losing 9-0, 9-1, and 6-1 respectively.
It's amazing how fortune can turn on you so quickly. Last season the women's basketball team's fortunes turned on them in a heartbeat, on a last-second shot by Akron's Cheryl Bowles to end their season in the first round of the MAC Tournament.Fortune hasn't been too good to them this season either, as the Bulls enter the 2002 MAC Tournament the losers of eight straight games.
UB women's basketball Head Coach Cheryl Dozier is not happy. But what coach would be after her team's fifth-straight loss to a team they should easily have beaten?The Bulls were held to an embarrassing 11 points in the first half of their 55-35 loss against the Marshall Thundering Herd Wednesday night at Alumni Arena.
For the women's basketball team it's pretty clear that this season has taken a turn for the worse.
While most UB students were enjoying a nice long semester break, the women's basketball team had a full course load, playing a total of 10 games in our absence, including seven conference games.The Bulls went from being as hot as a Hawaii heat wave - scoring a stunning 55-43 upset over Big East powerhouse Seton Hall - to being as cold as a Buffalo blizzard in a 76-29 debacle at then-23rd-ranked Tulane.