Courtney Bernard ‘20 of the Daemen College women’s volleyball team has been named a recipient of the John Smillie, Jr. Award given annually to East Coast Conference student-athletes who have overcome personal or physical challenges and hardships to pursue their… Read More »
Not even a mid-semester transition to completely online learning due to a global pandemic could slow down the academic progress of Daemen College’s more than 200 student-athletes. The Daemen student-athlete body put up record academic numbers during the Spring 2020… Read More »
The Wildcats enjoyed a historic season before the COVID-19 pandemic caused the cancellation of the postseason. The Wildcats went 23-5 overall, setting a new benchmark for wins in the program’s NCAA Division II era.… Read More »
Daemen College student-athletes completed nearly 3,000 hours of community service, leading the Wildcats to a No. 5 ranking out or more than 300 NCAA Division II institutions participating in the 2019-20 NCAA Team Works Helper Helper Community Service Competition. Throughout… Read More »
Daemen College’s esports team won the East Coast Conference’s League of Legends Championship held on May 1, earning its first title and finishing the season 8-1.
The Wildcats esports team, the first competitive collegiate gaming program established at a private… Read More »
From May 4-8, the Daemen College Athletic Department conducted the Wildcat Week of Honors to virtually acknowledge and celebrate the achievements of the college’s 17 varsity teams. The week-long celebration included the announcement of major departmental awards, sports medicine and… Read More »
Dear Daemen Wildcats,
Four weeks ago, we faced an opponent that wore no uniform. As Wildcats, you took on this opponent with the fierceness we would expect from our student-athletes. I believe you have proven that despite the unprecedented COVID-19… Read More »
Daemen College men’s volleyball student-athletes Zach Yerington (Hamburg, N.Y.) and Zach Schneider (Lockport, N.Y.) have been named the 2020 Off the Block/Frisco Mo All-Independent Team.
The All-Independent Team recognizes the best players during the regular season from National Collegiate Athletic… Read More »
A series of virtual workouts have been created to help Daemen College students stay fit and healthy during the statewide stay home order in an effort to combat the spread of the coronavirus.
The Wildcat Workout sessions were the brainchild… Read More »
Star men’s basketball player Andrew Sischo (Guilderland, N.Y.) of Daemen College has been selected to the Division II Conference Commissioner’s Association (D2CCA) All-America First Team following a vote of sports information professionals from around the country. The announcement of the… Read More »
In the interest of the health and safety of the campus community amid the coronavirus crisis, Daemen College President Gary Olson has announced the 2020 commencement ceremonies originally scheduled for May 16 have been postponed.
Daemen’s 69th annual commencement ceremonies… Read More »
Daemen College is proud to stand with NCAA member institutions across the country in support of the #UnitedAsOne campaign. The social media initiative started less than 24 hours after the NCAA announced its unprecedented decision to cancel the remaining winter… Read More »
In light of the NCAA’s unprecedented announcement to cancel the remainder of winter and spring championships in response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, Daemen College has suspended all practices and competitions for the college’s 17 intercollegiate athletic programs.
“Our primary… Read More »
The historic season for the Daemen College women’s basketball team will continue for at least another week.
The Wildcats claimed their first-ever East Coast Conference tournament title and earned the league’s automatic bid to the 64-team National Collegiate Athletic Association… Read More »
A valiant comeback effort in the waning minutes came up just short as the Daemen College women’s basketball team tasted defeat for the second-straight game, falling to host New York Tech 47-43 in the regular season finale for both East… Read More »