Tag Archives: Athletics

Ruiz Martinez Named To Academic All-District Team

Ricardo Ruiz Martinez (Valencia, Spain) of the Daemen College men’s tennis team has been named to the Google Cloud Academic All-District Men’s At-Large Team selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). The academic recognition is another in a long list of achievements for Ruiz Martinez, a business administration major with a 3.91 grade-point average, who recently… Read More »

Sixth Annual Wildcat Golf Classic Set For August 2

The Sixth Annual Wildcat Golf Classic presented by RP Oak Hill Building Company, Inc. will take place on Thursday, August 2 at Glen Oak Golf Course in East Amherst, N.Y., interim athletics director Brandi Guerinot announced today. The Wildcat Golf Classic has developed into the largest fundraising event of the year for Daemen Athletics, adding nearly a quarter… Read More »

Hamm to Head Growing Esports Program

Daemen College has appointed Jeffrey Hamm as head coach of the college’s growing esports program. Announced earlier this year, the formation of the esports club team made Daemen the first private institution in the Buffalo Niagara region to join the emerging world of competitive collegiate gaming. Hamm comes to Daemen after completing his bachelor’s degree… Read More »

Singleton Promoted To Head Women’s Bowling Coach

Marion Singleton has been named the third head coach in the history of the Daemen College women’s bowling program, interim athletics director Brandi Guerinot announced today. Singleton, who served as an assistant coach during the 2017-18 season, takes the reins of the program as it heads into its fourth season of existence. She takes over for David Zajac who… Read More »

Ringler Named Regional Recipient of Arthur Ashe Award

Gretchen Ringler, a senior on the Daemen College women’s tennis team, has been named the NCAA Division II East Region’s recipient of the Arthur Ashe Leadership and Sportsmanship Award from the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA). She is one of eight regional recipients with the national recipient to be announced at a later date. The Arthur… Read More »

Daemen Elevates Cheerleading To Varsity Status

The Daemen College cheerleading team will be elevated from club to varsity status beginning with the 2018-19 academic year, and head coach Brianna Aichinger has been selected to lead the program, interim director of athletics Brandi Guerinot announced today. “We are very excited to elevate our existing cheerleading team to varsity status,” said Guerinot. “The college has a long… Read More »

NCAA CHOICES Grant Awarded to Daemen

Daemen College will receive $30,000 over the next three years as a recipient of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) CHOICES Grant, a funding mechanism for a collaborative effort between the Athletics and Student Affairs Departments to provide increased alcohol awareness programming for students. Developed through the support of the Anheuser-Busch Foundation, the NCAA CHOICES… Read More »

Saba Heading To Europe, Signs First Pro Contract

Senior standout Sarah Saba (Lancaster, N.Y.), who put together one of the finest careers in the history of the Daemen College women’s basketball program, is taking her talents overseas where she’ll continue her career at the professional level. The 6-foot guard has inked her first professional contract, agreeing to join BBC Grengewald Hueschtert, a club based out of… Read More »

Daemen College head women’s basketball coach Jenepher Banker has announced the signing of two student-athletes to National Letters of Intent. Mickayla Ivy (Grand Rapids, Mich.) and Katie Titus (Penfield, N.Y.)  will join the Wildcats for the 2018-19 academic year. Ivy, a 5-foot-10 guard/forward, was a four-year member of the varsity girls’ basketball team at East Grand Rapids… Read More »