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Student Athlete Profile: Greg Cullen

By Jamie Magone: If you were asked who is leading all of Division I baseball in batting average, you might immediately start guessing that it’s a player who goes to a school down south like Coastal Carolina or Louisiana State University or out west at the University of Southern California. You would be wrong. Niagara… Continue reading Student Athlete Profile: Greg Cullen

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Pitching struggles contribute to early losses for Eagles

By Jamie Magone: Last season, Niagara's baseball team gave up ten runs or more just four times. In already five out of fourteen games this season the Purple Eagles have achieved that unfortunate feat. This has resulted in six out of the Eagles fourteen pitchers who have made appearances this season to have an earned… Continue reading Pitching struggles contribute to early losses for Eagles

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Baseball and Softball preview

Baseball After a 24-24 finish last season, the Purple Eagles will look to build on a program that this season includes a balance of 12 freshmen and 8 seniors. Key Players: On the mound – Cody Eckerson (R-Sr.), Zack Kolodziejski (Sr.), Matt Brash (So.), Nate Mascellino (So.) and Alex Mackinnon (So.). “Our pitching staff is… Continue reading Baseball and Softball preview

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The Battle of the Bridge

The rivalry lasting over a century still brings out the best in Purple Eagle fans It started in 1904. Now in 2018, the rivalry between Niagara University and Canisius College is still going strong. Coming off of a dominating 105-89 victory for the Niagara men this season, and a series sweep last season, they now… Continue reading The Battle of the Bridge