The Record

Volleyball bounces back strong after opening season with 3 straight losses

Chelsea Moore recorded 70 digs in four games over the weekend.

Leif Reigstad, Associate Sports Editor

September 3, 2013

The Buffalo State volleyball team sat down in a circle in the hallway to talk. They had just lost their first three matches of the season, two in straight sets, the other, 3-1. They knew something had to change before the final game of the weekend, against Pitt-Bradford, or else they were in danger...

Women’s soccer finds success, gains experience in opening weekend

Shannon Yokopovich tied the score with a late goal Friday to help give the Bengals a 1-1 draw against Skidmore.

Chris Losey, Staff Writer

September 3, 2013

he Buffalo State women's soccer team started the season off on a high note with a win and a draw. The Bengals opened the season with a match against Skidmore on Friday in the Farmingdale State Classic, tying them, 1-1. Buffalo State controlled play early and led 12-3 in second-half shots, but Skidmore...

Volleyball enters season bitter following tourney snub

Sophomore Rachelle Kelchin was fourth on the Bengals with 269 digs last season.

Leif Reigstad, Associate Sports Editor

August 27, 2013

Junior captain Kelsey Bashore and the rest of the Buffalo State volleyball team gathered in the Bengal Room on a cold November morning last year to find out their fate, one day after losing the SUNYAC Championship game — and the automatic NCAA Tournament bid that went with it — to Cortland in straight...

Women’s soccer seeks to build on strong SUNYAC finish

Senior defender Jordan Dudish and the Bengals split their two games last weekend, making their record 2-1-1 on the season.

Chris Losey, Staff Writer

August 27, 2013

Despite losing two captains to graduation, Buffalo State women's soccer will look to improve upon last year's 5-9-5 record when they hit the field to start this year’s campaign. The Bengals graduated a handful of key players in 2013 including two captains, Katie Hennes and Jess O'Donoghue, and All-SUNYAC...

New coach Howlett brings culture change to men’s soccer

New coach Howlett brings culture change to men's soccer

Joe Sarro, Reporter

August 26, 2013

Buffalo State men’s soccer has experienced its fair share of struggles over the past couple of seasons. After totaling six wins over the last two seasons, the Bengals needed to shake up their program dramatically. That change began when Buffalo State hired Mark Howlett to fill the vacant head coaching...

DIERKEN: Bills’ philosophy will make for thrilling season, regardless of results

Chris Dierken, Sports Editor

August 26, 2013

The NFL season is just around the corner, and for Buffalo Bills fans, this has meant one thing for the past 13 years — dreams are about to be crushed. Sadly, July and August have become the most exciting months for Bills fans since 2000, the last time the team made the NFL playoffs. Year after...

Football hopes to exceed elevated expectations

Quarterback Casey Kacz accounted for 461 yards of total offense and one touchdown in the Bengals' victory over Brockport on Saturday.

Chris Dierken, Sports Editor

August 24, 2013

For any football program, there’s a big difference between optimism and expectations. Last year, the Buffalo State football team entered its first season in the Empire 8 Conference with some optimism surrounding the program. There was a buzz around the team, and a feeling that it might be on the...

Seifritz’s spirit serves as inspiration

Ashley Caporizzo embraces coach Meg Stevens before the Bengals’ senior game against Cortland Saturday. The game also served as a remembrance of Molly Seifritz, who passed away from Ewing’s sarcoma in March.

Aaron Garland, Managing Editor

April 17, 2013

Heading into the 2010 lacrosse season, freshman Ashley Caporizzo was sure it would be her only one on the Buffalo State team. She was homesick and having trouble adapting to life away from her home in Syracuse. Moving back home and enrolling at local Le Moyne College to play lacrosse after the school...

Bengals win because Jerry Boyes does it right

Brandon Schlager, Executive Editor

September 19, 2012

Jerry Boyes’ plan has always been simple. Recruit kids with substance and success should follow. It’s nothing flashy and hardly innovative. It’s an approach thousands of coaches around the nation have applied to their teams over the years. Some have an idea. Some take shortcuts. Only...

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