Tag Archives: Athletics

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 »

Daemen Celebrates Girls and Women in Sports Week

Events held both on campus and off as part of Daemen College’s celebration of National Girls and Women in Sports Week from April 3 to 8 were hailed as largely successful by Bridget Niland, director of athletics. On-campus events, which were graciously presented by The Advantage Company, included speeches from Boston College Hall of Fame… Read More »

Donahue Named ECC Track Athlete of the Week

Mackenzie Donahue (East Aurora, N.Y./East Aurora) of the Daemen College women’s track and field team has been named the East Coast Conference Track Athlete of the Week for competitions held April 10 through April 16.  The official announcement was made via the league’s weekly track and field report which was released this afternoon form the… Read More »

Metz Appointed to Triathlon National Coaching Commission

Dr. Jon Metz, head women’s triathlon coach at Daemen College, has been appointed to the USA Triathlon National Coaching Commission, an advisory board of certified triathlon coaches that works with the coach development senior manager and USA Triathlon staff to further enhance the organization’s coaching certification and education programs. Metz will fill one of the… Read More »

Albano Receives AVCA 30 Under 30 Award

Daemen College head volleyball coach Stephanie Albano has been named as one of the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Thirty Under 30 Award recipients for 2017.  This award was created in 2009 to honor thirty of the up-and-coming coaches under the age of 30 at all levels of the sport.