Tag Archives: Athletics

Boyar Named Division II Hero Of The Week

Sophomore forward Jamie Boyar (Williamsville, N.Y.) of the Daemen College women’s soccer team has been named the HEROSports.com NCAA Division II Hero of the Week which honors the player with the best individual performance in games played last week.

Custodi Snags Pair Of All-Region Honors

The College Triathlon Coaches Association (CTCA) has recognized redshirt freshman Amber Custodi (Ransomville, N.Y.) of the Daemen College women’s triathlon team with a pair of All-Region accolades on the heels of the Collegiate Triathlon Central Regional Qualifier held this past Monday, September 4 in Naperville, Ill.

Annual Golf Outing Raises Over $30,000

On Thursday, August 10, more than 120 participants descended on Glen Oak Golf Club in East Amherst for the Fifth Annual Wildcat Golf Classic presented by RP Oak Hill Building Company, Inc., the largest fundraising event of the year for Daemen Athletics. This year’s event, which featured a record number of golfers as well as a basket… Read More »

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 »