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Purple Eagles’ soar over weekend, break records and move on

The Niagara University Purple Eagles have seen an upswing in the success of their athletic programs this year, at least it seems that way; and this week alone has been no different. It started on Monday, when Niagara University hockey announced the new hire of a head coach in Jason Lammers whose had a history… Continue reading Purple Eagles’ soar over weekend, break records and move on

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ICYMI, Community Corner: Future Purple Eagle leads Wolverines

Matt Grace is excited to continue his career at Niagara Back in December, at the Niagara Falls High School fieldhouse, Wolverines shortstop and pitcher Matthew Grace signed his national letter of intent to play baseball at Niagara University. The future Purple Eagle, sporting a purple tie donated by his teammate Pat Sisler, made his decision… Continue reading ICYMI, Community Corner: Future Purple Eagle leads Wolverines

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ICYMI: Bertrand solidifies title as Stri’KKKKKKKKKKKK’eout Queen

NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. — It was the top of the sixth inning when Niagara University softball’s most dominant pitcher already struck out nine batters, and was too focused to know that she was three more strikeouts away from breaking her career-high. Three strikeouts later (all in one inning), Sierra Bertrand surpassed her previous record of… Continue reading ICYMI: Bertrand solidifies title as Stri’KKKKKKKKKKKK’eout Queen

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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

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Niagara swept by Akron, Hogan ties single-season program record 

NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. — The Niagara University softball team suffered a two-loss defeat in Wednesday’s non-conference matchup against the Akron Zips. The Purple Eagles made a ball game out of both games, losing by 3-1 in the first and 4-2 in the second, but Akron had an answer for every move made by Niagara. The… Continue reading Niagara swept by Akron, Hogan ties single-season program record 

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Niagara Hockey names Lammers Head Coach

NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. -  For the first time in 16 years, the Niagara University Purple Eagles Men's Hockey team has a head coach that is not Dave Burkholder. Niagara announced on Monday that the search for a new bench boss is over and Jason Lammers is the winner. Currently the Head Coach and General Manager… Continue reading Niagara Hockey names Lammers Head Coach

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Softball shuts out Rider in doubleheader

The Niagara University women's softball team tallied their 14th and 15th of the season, shutting out Rider in both games 10-0, 6-0, respectively. The pair of wins boosted Niagara's conference record to .500 as they now are 6-6 in the MAAC. The Purple Eagles came out tenacious in the first two innings, where they would… Continue reading Softball shuts out Rider in doubleheader

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Purple Eagles defeat Bobcats in barn burner, will be at home for opening round

NEW HAVEN, CONNECTICUT- Quinnipiac and visiting Niagara pulled out all the stops in Sunday's MAAC lacrosse match, but it was Niagara that walked away with the victory when the dust settled, 21-16. Alexis Morales and Rachel MacCheyne each had five goals to pace the offensive juggernaut. Caroline Crump added four goals as well. "It wasn't… Continue reading Purple Eagles defeat Bobcats in barn burner, will be at home for opening round

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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

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Golf returns from MAACs, ends on high note for captains

LAKE BUENA VISTA, F.L. - After a busy semester, the Niagara University golf teams finally wrapped their seasons up at the MAAC Championships this past weekend. Niagara's women finished in seventh while the men finished in ninth place, last in the tournament. Junior Emily Doyle led women's team with a three-day total of 30-over finishing… Continue reading Golf returns from MAACs, ends on high note for captains