Canisius shuts out Niagara, 8-0

Golden Griffins dominate NU at Sal Maglie NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. – The Niagara University Purple Eagles baseball team lost their 17th game of the season in decisive fashion on April 26, falling to the Canisius College Golden Griffins 8-0. At a game which took place at Sal Maglie Stadium in Niagara Falls, N.Y., Canisius held … Continue reading Canisius shuts out Niagara, 8-0

NU drops two of three games to Monmouth

Hawks upset Niagara in New Jersey The Niagara University Purple Eagles baseball team lost two of three games to the Monmouth Hawks on April 22 and 23. Playing at West Long Branch, N.J., Niagara fell in Saturday’s lone contest 8-6, before splitting two games on Sunday, including being walked-off in the later game in 11 … Continue reading NU drops two of three games to Monmouth

Purple Eagles sweep Quinnipiac

Niagara wins in a rout, walk-off and a comeback blowout The Niagara University Purple Eagles baseball team swept the Quinnipiac Bobcats in three games on Sunday and Monday. The two games on Sunday took place at Sal Maglie Stadium at Niagara Falls, N.Y, with Monday’s afternoon contest wrapping-up the series at Niagara’s Bob Field. Game … Continue reading Purple Eagles sweep Quinnipiac

ICYMI: Niagara alumni Joe McCarthy: Legendary MLB manager began baseball journey at NU

This year marks the 130th birthday of one of Niagara University’s, Western New York’s and professional baseball’s most successful figures. Born on April 21, 1887, Joseph Vincent McCarthy emerged from the Germantown section of Philadelphia to become a legendary manager in Major League Baseball. Best known for his 16-year tenure as skipper of the New … Continue reading ICYMI: Niagara alumni Joe McCarthy: Legendary MLB manager began baseball journey at NU

Bonnies beat Purple Eagles on the diamond, 7-2

Five-run bottom of the sixth sinks Niagara The Niagara Purple Eagles baseball team fell to the St. Bonaventure Bonnies 7-2 on Wednesday, April 5. Playing at Fred Handler Park in St. Bonaventure, N.Y., a five-run bottom of the sixth for the Bonnies was the key inning of the game, as Niagara could not mount enough … Continue reading Bonnies beat Purple Eagles on the diamond, 7-2

Home sweet home for Niagara baseball

Purple Eagles outscore Peacocks 15-1 in first home games of season In their first home games of the season, the Niagara University Purple Eagles baseball team won both games of a doubleheader against the Saint Peter’s Peacocks on Sunday, April 2. Following a 3-2 victory against Saint Peter’s in a game played at Sweet Home … Continue reading Home sweet home for Niagara baseball

Niagara baseball edges Saint Peter’s, 3-2

Game moved to Sweet Home goes Purple Eagles’ way The Niagara University Purple Eagles baseball team beat the Saint Peter’s Peacocks 3-2 on Saturday, April 1. Originally scheduled to be the first home game of the season, the contest against MAAC opponent Saint Peter’s was moved to Sweet Home High School in Amherst, N.Y. early … Continue reading Niagara baseball edges Saint Peter’s, 3-2

Niagara baseball loses two of three to Manhattan

Rout win on Saturday is followed up two defeats The Niagara University Purple Eagles baseball team dropped two of three ballgames over the weekend to the Manhattan College Jaspers in The Bronx, NY. The matchups at Houlihan Park were the first for the Purple Eagles against a MAAC opponent so far this season. In Saturday’s game, the … Continue reading Niagara baseball loses two of three to Manhattan

Student-Athlete Profile: Tanner Kirwer

Niagara’s star centerfielder reflects on his career and team One of the most talented all-around baseball players not just the Purple Eagles roster, but in entire MAAC, is Niagara centerfielder Tanner Kirwer. Entering his junior year in 2017, the Alberta, Canada-native looks to have another impressive season and hopes to bring winning baseball back Monteagle … Continue reading Student-Athlete Profile: Tanner Kirwer

Ballclub beats Bowling Green twice

Purple Eagles improve to 9-7 in 2017 The Purple Eagles baseball team swept a doubleheader versus the Bowling Green Falcons on Sunday, March 19. Niagara bested the Falcons from Steller Field in Bowling Green, OH, winning two close contests by scores of 3-1 and 3-2. Niagara’s last series on March 9-11 saw them drop two … Continue reading Ballclub beats Bowling Green twice