Tag Archives: Athletics

Beverly Reflects On First Season In NBA D-League

At the start of every college basketball season, there’s literally thousands upon thousands of players who dream about taking their game to the professional level.  While few get the opportunity to extend their careers, sending players to the professional ranks overseas has become somewhat normal over the last decade for the Daemen College men’s basketball… Read More »

Donahue Earns Third National Championship Invitation Of Career

AMHERST, N.Y. – Daemen College track and field standout Mackenzie Donahue (East Aurora, N.Y./East Aurora) has earned an invitation to compete in the 10,000-meter run at the 2017 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field National Championship meet which will be held May 25-27 at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida.

Athletics Director Receives National, Regional Appointments

Bridget Niland, director of athletics and special assistant to the president at Daemen College, has been named a member of the NCAA Division II Infractions Appeals Committee and also chairperson of the Buffalo Niagara Sports Commission (BNSC). “Community engagement is at the core of every NCAA Division II institution, and I am honored to be… Read More »

Fifth Annual Wildcat Golf Classic Set For August 10

Daemen College director of athletics Bridget Niland announced today that the Fifth Annual Wildcat Golf Classic presented by RP Oak Hill Building Company, Inc. will take place on Thursday, August 10 at Glen Oak Golf Course in East Amherst, N.Y.  The Wildcat Golf Classic aims to benefit the Wildcat Athletics Association – the umbrella of financial support… Read More »

NCAA President Discusses College Sports

As the top leader in U.S. collegiate sports, NCAA President Mark Emmert gave an insightful national perspective on how college athletics serves as a pathway to opportunity and lifelong success at a special lecture presented at Daemen College. Addressing a capacity crowd, Emmert was the featured speaker in a Daemen Distinguished Leaders Lecture Series event… Read More »

Daemen Announces Addition of Men’s Volleyball

Daemen College officials have announced the addition of men’s volleyball to teams sponsored by the institution for intercollegiate athletic competition. The official announcement was made at a press conference held on campus May 5 in the Lumsden Gymnasium, the future home of the men’s volleyball team, which will begin competition during the 2018-19 academic year.… Read More »

Awards Doled Out At Daemen ESPY’s

The Daemen College Athletic Department shifted from the rigors of competition into celebration mode on Friday evening, as student-athletes, coaches and administrators took time to reflect on the 2016-17 season at the department’s annual awards banquet, dubbed the Daemen ESPY’s, held in Lumsden Gymnasium.  Award recipients from Daemen’s current stable of 16 intercollegiate athletic programs… Read More »

NCAA President’s Visit to Daemen to Include Lecture, Student-Athlete Town Hall

NCAA President Mark Emmert will discuss the importance of collegiate sports in creating opportunities for student-athletes as featured speaker in the Daemen College Distinguished Leaders Lecture Series scheduled for 3:15 p.m. May 4 in the Wick Campus Center Social Room. The lecture, “College Sports: A Pathway to Opportunity,” is free and open to the public.… Read More »