Tag Archives: Athletics

Donahue Nominated For NCAA Woman Of The Year Award

After putting together one of the most prolific athletic careers in Daemen College history, multi-sport athlete Mackenzie Donahue (East Aurora, N.Y./East Aurora) has been named the college’s nominee for the 2017 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Woman of the Year.

Athletic Training Graduates Again Earn 100 Percent Exam Pass Rate

Daemen College’s athletic training graduates have for the fifth consecutive year achieved a 100 percent first-time pass rate on the rigorous National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) Board of Certification exam, a rate that far surpasses the national average of 83 percent. “The impressive success of our 2017 athletic training graduates continues the high level of… Read More »

Community Outreach Program Receives National Honor

The City of Lockport has received national recognition from the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) for Game Changers, a community outreach program coordinated by Daemen College Head Men’s Basketball Coach Mike MacDonald in collaboration with the Buffalo office of the DEA.  City officials and Game Changers representatives were on hand Thursday, June 15 in Washington, D.C.… Read More »

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 »