2015-16 Buffalo Track And Field News

  • Buffalo Track & Field Introduces The Garnham Throws Challenge
    August 15, 2016
    BUFFALO, NY - The University at Buffalo track & field program announced the creation of The Garnham Throws Challenge on Monday afternoon. This event is giving recognition to UB throws coach Jim Garnham, one of the most decorated throwing coaches in the NCAA.
  • UB Track & Field Adds Five Student-Athletes For 2016-17
    August 10, 2016
    BUFFALO, NY - University at Buffalo track and field head coach Vicki Mitchell announced the signing of five student-athletes on Wednesday afternoon. The five signees are Martine Bye, Zach Jones, Chima Ezeilo, Ray Anikwue and Stephanie Ward.
  • Track And Field Honored With USTFCCCA All-Academic Awards
    August 04, 2016
    The University at Buffalo Track and Field program has received a number of academic honors from the USTFCCCA as both the men’s and women’s programs were honored for their academics as well as individuals Amy Shaw and Brian Crimmins.
  • Four Bulls Named MAC Spring Distinguished Scholar Athletes
    June 24, 2016
    The Mid-American Conference announced today the Distinguished Scholar Athletes from the eight spring sports during the 2015-16 academic season and listed amongst the group were four University at Buffalo student-athletes. This list was voted on by the faculty athletic representatives and represents the “best of the best” from each sports’ Academic All-MAC Teams.
  • Steve Esler Named Team USA Coach For Men’s Decathlon At The Pan American Combined Events Cup
    June 14, 2016
    BUFFALO, NY – University at Buffalo Track and Field Associate Head Coach Steve Esler has been named team USA coach for the men’s decathlon at the Pan American Combined Events Cup. Esler was selected by the USATF to lead the men’s decathletes at the Pan American Combined Events Cup which will be held in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada from June 17-18.
  • UB Athletics Records All-Time High 3.096 GPA
    June 02, 2016
    The University at Buffalo student-athletes set a new standard in academics during the 2016 spring semester with a program-best GPA of 3.096. This marked the ninth straight semester UB student-athletes have surpassed the 3.0 combined mark.
  • 11 UB Track And Field Student-Athletes Earn Academic All-MAC Recognition
    June 01, 2016
    BUFFALO, NY - 11 members of the UB outdoor track and field team were named to the Academic All-MAC Team on Wednesday, as announced by the conference office. The Bulls included were among the 196 student-athletes who earned the academic honor.
  • Summer Camp Dates Announced For UB Track & Field
    May 31, 2016
    BUFFALO, NY – University at Buffalo cross country and track & field director and head coach Vicki Mitchell and her staff will be hosting a summer camp on July 11-14. Mitchell will be joined by UB event coaches Perry Jenkins, Steve Esler, Jim Garnham and Todd Witzleben.
  • Patterson Hits Personal Best As NCAA Preliminaries Conclude
    May 28, 2016
    The University at Buffalo track and field team had a pair of throwers compete on Saturday at the NCAA East Preliminaries held at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, FL.
  • Howard, White Compete At NCAA East Preliminary Round
    May 26, 2016
    The University at Buffalo track and field program began competition at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds on Thursday at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, FL.
  • Four Bulls Head To Jacksonville For NCAA East Preliminary Rounds
    May 25, 2016
    The University at Buffalo track and field program had four individuals selected for the NCAA East Preliminary Round, which will be held from May 26-28 at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, FL.
  • Several Bulls Place As MAC Championships Conclude
    May 14, 2016
    The University at Buffalo track and field team claimed a number of medals on Saturday on the final day of the 2016 Mid-American Conference Outdoor Championships.
  • Cribbin Claims Shot Put MAC Title; Several Bulls Qualify For Saturday’s Finals On Day Two
    May 13, 2016
    Junior Ryan Cribbin claimed his first career Mid-American Conference outdoor title in the shot put to highlight day two at the MAC Championships for the University at Buffalo track and field team. Continuing the tradition of being one of the best throw schools in the country, Cribbin gave the Bulls their seventh straight outdoor shot put MAC Champion and since 2009 UB has won 14 of 16 MAC shot put titles between indoor and outdoor.
  • Track And Field Finishes Off Day One At The Outdoor MAC Championships On Thursday
    May 12, 2016
    TOLEDO, OH – The University at Buffalo track and field team opened up competition at the 2016 Mid-American Conference Outdoor Track And Field Championships on Thursday at Toledo. The Bulls had 10 athletes in action on Thursday in the first day of the three-day conference championship event.
  • Track And Field Heads To Toledo For MAC Championships
    May 11, 2016
    The University at Buffalo Track and Field team heads to Toledo, OH for the 2016 Mid-American Conference Championships, which begin on Thursday. The Bulls have a number of entrants that will look to claim individual titles and score points for the squad during the three-day meet.
  • Track and Field Competes At Jim Thorpe Open
    May 06, 2016
    The University at Buffalo Track and Field team competed one final time before next week’s MAC Championships as a select group of athletes took part at the Jim Thorpe Open at Penn State.
  • Camaria Long Named MAC Track Athlete Of The Week
    May 04, 2016
    BUFFALO, NY - University at Buffalo track and field senior Camaria Long was named Mid-American Conference track Athlete of the Week, as announced by the conference office on Wednesday morning. This marks the first time this season Long has been garnered with the weekly award.
  • Bulls Dominate at UB Invitational
    April 30, 2016
    BUFFALO, NY - Buffalo men's and women's track and field teams dominated in their sole home event of the year at they won 23 events overall. Saturday's meet was a good meet to prepare for the MAC Championships, which take place from May 12-14 at Toledo.
  • Track & Field Hosts UB Invitational on Saturday, Competes in Penn Relays This Week
    April 27, 2016
    BUFFALO, NY - Buffalo track and field will compete in the Penn Relays on Thursday and Friday before hosting the UB Invitational on Saturday at UB Stadium.
  • Malayah White Breaks 100 Meter Dash School Record at Jesse Owens Classic
    April 23, 2016
    COLUMBUS, OH - The Bulls continued competition at the Jesse Owens Class on Saturday. Their strong performances from Friday carried over into the second day of action. Malayah White broke her own school record in the 100 meter dash and finished third with a time of 11.59, which was .16 seconds faster than her previous record.
  • Amy Shaw Breaks 5,000 Meter Run School Record at Jesse Owens Classic
    April 22, 2016
    COLUMBUS, OHIO - The men's and women's track and field teams competed in the first of two days at the Jesse Owens Classic on Friday. Amy Shaw's performance in the 5,000 meter run was the highlight of the night as she broke the school record in the event by almost seven seconds.
  • UB Track & Field to Host Be The Match Registry Drive to Support Leah Wightman
    April 21, 2016
    In conjunction with their home meet on Saturday, April 30, the University at Buffalo track and field program will be hosting a Be The Match Registry drive to support former UB track standout Leah Whitman, who is battling cancer. Be The Match Registry is a bone marrow registry service that helps pair donors with those who are in need of a bone marrow transplant as they battle life-threatening blood cancers like leukemia and lymphoma.
  • Track & Field Competes at Northeast Challenge
    April 16, 2016
    STORRS, CT - Buffalo track and field teams competed at the Northeast Challenge against the hosts University of Connecticut, Albany, Northeastern, Rhode Island, Southern Connecticut State on Saturday. The Bulls had many impressive performances as the men's team finished in third place and the women's team placed fifth.
  • UB Places 13 Student-Athletes On MAC Distinguished Scholar Athlete List
    April 15, 2016
    BUFFALO, NY – 13 student-athletes from the University at Buffalo’s winter sports were named to the MAC Distinguished Scholar Athlete list on Friday. This is in addition to the 12 student-athletes who earned the honor for Fall sports earlier this year.
  • UB Track & Field Adds Seven to Class of 2020
    April 13, 2016
    BUFFALO, NY – Seven student-athletes signed their NLI on Wednesday to join the UB Bulls Track & Field/Cross Country Team. UB track and field now have 10 members in the class of 2020 after they had two athletes sign in November.
  • UB Unveils New Athletics Logo as Part of University-Wide Branding Initiative
    April 11, 2016
    The University at Buffalo unveiled a new set of athletics logos on Tuesday. While the traditional interlocking UB logo will serve as the primary mark, a new wordmark and spirit mark were also introduced.
  • Track & Field Finds Success at Lou Onesty Invitational
    April 09, 2016
    CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Bulls hit many season-best and personal-best times during the Lou Onesty Invitational hosted by University of Virginia.
  • Bulls Head to UVA for Lou Onesty Invitational
    April 08, 2016
    BUFFALO, NY- After breaking three school records at the Florida Relays last week, Buffalo's track and field teams are back in action on Saturday. They will compete at the University of Virginia in the Lou Onesty Invitational.
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