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Non Revenue Roundup - A quiet week with A lot of noise!

More news off the field / court / mat than on....

Team Record Conf This Week
Women's Tennis 10-0 1-0 Defeated Northern Illinois, 6-1
Women's Swimming 6-3 2-2 At NCAA Championships, tied for 37th of 40
Wrestling 1-11 1-4 At NCAA Championships, tied for 57th of 72

Women's Tennis

There are only two undefeated Tennis teams left in the nation and UB is one of them! They destroyed NIU in the MAC Opener. NIU is no slouch, they might be 0-2 in the MAC but they entered conference play with an impressive 14-2 record!

Bulls Open MAC Play With 10th Straight Victory - Buffalo Athletics
The Bulls dominated the doubles competition early, winning all three matches. The second doubles squad of Anamaria Candanoza and Gopika Kapoor were the first to finish as they breezed to an 8-1 victory. UB's first doubles team of Tanvi Shah and Miranda Podlas won their match 8-3 and the third doubles team completed the sweep as Laura Fernandez and Marta Stoyanova won their match, 8-6.

Buffalo took five of the six matches in singles, winning the first four matches to finish, which clinched the match. Podlas finished first at second singles with a 6-1, 6-2 victory and Kapoor was the second to finish, winning 6-3, 6-1 at sixth singles. The Bulls clinched the match as Shah won her match at first singles, 6-3, 6-0 to give Buffalo a 4-0 lead. Senior Tamara Markovic then won her match at third singles, 6-4, 6-2 while the Bulls also won at fifth singles, 7-6 (4), 4-6, 1-0 (10-4). The Huskies did claim one match, a victory at fourth singles.

There is a lot of season left but so far it looks like Women's Tennis might be the University's best shot at a conference title this year.


Kuras swam the meet of her life and put in a solid showing for UB at the NCAA Championships

Kuras Breaks 100 Freestyle Record to Conclude NCAA Championships - Buffalo Athletics
Kuras broke her own school record in winning her heat in 48.79 seconds as she finished 19th overall in a field of 62 entrants and just missed being one of the 16 finalists by just .26 seconds. Facing swimmers from three Southeastern Conference and three Big Ten programs as well as a Big 12 school, Kuras won the race in the final 25 yards as she tracked down her Tennessee opponent to touch the wall first.


On the mat John-Martin Cannon had a great time at the NCAA Championships notching up a couple more victories to round out his career.

Cannon Ends Run at NCAA Tournament - Buffalo Athletics
Cannon finishes his career at UB with 84 career wins, good for 15th in the program record books. Also in the record book, Cannon's 135 career takedowns are the fourth most in program history.

Off the mat things were distinctly worse!

Danny White's other big coaching change - Bull Run
Jim Beichner had been at the school for eighteen years before UB director of athletics, Danny White, let the long time wrestling coach go after this years Mid American Conference championship.

UB is now looking for a new coach.