The Record

St. Louis’ sustained success deserves praise

Chris Dierken, Sports Editor

October 23, 2013

The ‘Fall Classic’ starts tonight, and it should come as a surprise to no one that the St. Louis Cardinals are once again representing the National League. The Cardinals have become the model franchise in baseball over the past decade and a half, despite a lack of attention to the franchise. Since...

Women’s soccer clinches home playoff game with weekend sweep

Women’s soccer clinches home playoff game with weekend sweep

Chris Losey, Reporter

October 23, 2013

The Buffalo State women's soccer team guaranteed itself a home field playoff game this year with a 2-1 overtime win against Plattsburgh and a 1-0 shutout of Potsdam on their home turf over weekend. The Bengals faced off against the Plattsburgh Cardinals at Coyer Field on Friday in their sixth conference...

Rugby shuts out Niagara to stay perfect

Dan Almasi, Reporter

October 23, 2013

The Buffalo State men’s club rugby team defeated Niagara University, 24-0, on the road Saturday to remain a perfect 6-0 on the season. It was the first time that Buffalo State had beaten Niagara in the regular season since 2009. “It felt great to break that streak with a shutout,” senior...

Bengals hold final playoff spot heading into final two games of regular season

Joe Sarro, Reporter

October 23, 2013

The Buffalo State men’s soccer team moved closer to clinching a playoff spot this weekend after splitting two SUNYAC games on the road, losing to Plattsburgh, 3-2, in overtime and beating Potsdam, 4-2. With the win against Potsdam Saturday, the Bengals (7-7-1, 3-4) are now in sixth place in the...

Cross country teams make adjustments that yield results in Oberlin

Anthony Reyes, Reporter

October 23, 2013

The Buffalo State men’s and women’s cross country team’s were back in action Saturday for the first time since running at a pre-national meet in Hanover, Ind., two weeks ago. Head coach Dustin Dimit said he was happy with how the pre-national meet went. The weather conditions were rough and...

Bengals split pair of non-conference games, prepare to host final SUNYAC pool play

Bengals split pair of non-conference games, prepare to host final SUNYAC pool play

Leif Reigstad, Associate Sports Editor

October 23, 2013

  The Buffalo State volleyball team split a pair of home games this week, losing to Nazareth 23-25, 25-14, 22-25 and 25-27 on Wednesday before beating Pitt-Bradford in straight sets on Saturday, 25-15, 25-23 and 25-20. After beating Nazareth (21-6) in their own tournament earlier this season,...

Volleyball ties record win streak but can’t break tough New Paltz team

Volleyball ties record win streak but can’t break tough New Paltz team

Leif Reigstad, Associate Sports Editor

October 16, 2013

After beating Oneonta on Friday in straight sets, 25-21, 25-19 and 25-11, to tie a program-record win streak of 11 matches, the Buffalo State volleyball team found time to celebrate. Letting the historic moment sink in, they posed for pictures on the court after the match, circling senior libero Chelsea...

Football’s losing streak now at four games after blowout loss

Football’s losing streak now at four games after blowout loss

Chris Dierken, Sports Editor

October 16, 2013

Despite scoring the game’s first touchdown, the Buffalo State football team fell to Salisbury, 34-6, on Saturday, extending the team’s losing streak to four games. The Bengals are now 2-4 overall and have dropped their opening three conference games. “I’m disappointed,” head coach Jerry...

Rustay shines when it matters most

Rustay shines when it matters most

Leif Reigstad, Associate Sports Editor

October 16, 2013

Kaylea Rustay remembers the long ride to Pawling, N.Y. It poured so hard that she couldn’t see out the window of her high school coach’s car. It was early November 2010, and Rustay, then just a sophomore at Cheektowaga’s John F. Kennedy High School, was traveling with her coach and her mother...

Banfield bumps women’s soccer to top of SUNYAC standings

Banfield bumps women’s soccer to top of SUNYAC standings

Chris Losey, Reporter

October 16, 2013

The Buffalo State women’s soccer team took over the top spot in the SUNYAC standings over the weekend, thanks to a pair of 1-0 victories over Oswego and Cortland. The Bengals’ first game last week was on Tuesday against non-conference opponent St. John Fisher. A scoreless draw at halftime, the...

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