May 19, 2013
Second Varsity Eight Has a Boat Load of Success at the CAA Championship
The University at Buffalo women's rowing team continued its successful season Sunday, as the Bulls took third at the CAA championships.
May 16, 2013
Women's Rowing Heads to CAA Conference Championships This Weekend
The University at Buffalo women's rowing squad will head to Fairfax Station, VA to compete in the 2013 CAA Rowing Conference Championships on Sunday, May 19. The event will take place in Sandy Run Regional Park.
May 5, 2013
Two Boats Win Petite Finals at the Eastern Sprints Regatta
The University at Buffalo women's rowing team competed in its last regatta before the conference championships Sunday at the Eastern Sprints. The Bulls placed six boats on the water with three boats earning places in the grand final and two in the petite finals.
April 19, 2013
Women's Rowing Adds Seven Newcomers in the Spring Signing Period
The University at Buffalo women's rowing team gained seven newcomers during the spring national letter of intent signing period for the upcoming 2013-14 season. These seven rowers join two others who signed this past fall to complete next year's freshmen class.
April 14, 2013
Second Varsity Eight Wins Petite Final at Knecht Cup
The University at Buffalo women's rowing team concluded a successful weekend at the Knecht Cup Regatta with four boats competing in petite finals.
April 13, 2013
Women's Rowing Competes at Weekend Long Knecht Cup
The University at Buffalo women's rowing squad took to the water to compete in day one of the Knecht Cup Regatta. The Bulls had six boats competing with four advancing to day two.
April 6, 2013
Women's Rowing To Host Harvey Cup
The University at Buffalo women rowing team will be hosting the annual Nan Harvey Cup this Saturday, April 6 on Tonawanda Creek.
April 6, 2013
Buffalo Wins Eighth Straight Harvey Cup
On a clear, crisp morning on the Tonawanda Creek the University at Buffalo rowing team won the Harvey Cup for the eighth straight year. The UB Varsity 8 boat (6:49.4) defeated Eastern Michigan (7:00.9) with relative ease to win the trophy named for former UB Associate Athletic Director and Senior Woman Administrator Nan Harvey who passed away in September 2003.
April 3, 2013
New Bull on the Block: Sam Paige
Meet Sam Paige, a freshman heavyweight rower from Syracuse, NY.
April 2, 2013
Bottorff's Long Journey to UB
The path to becoming a student-athlete is a similar journey for most. You transition from high school to college, barely an adult, trying to balance being on your own and succeeding both athletically and academically. It is a rare sight to have a 23 year-old freshman join your athletics program, wise beyond her years and ready to take on her next challenge.
March 30, 2013
Bulls Cruise to Success at the Murphy Cup
The University at Buffalo women’s rowing team had a stellar start to the season at the Murphy Cup Regatta. The team competed against the likes of Colgate, Lehigh, Bucknell and Williams. UB was able to place five of seven boats into the finals.
March 17, 2013
Rowing Concludes Opening Weekend at Cardinal Invite
The University at Buffalo women’s rowing team continued its season opening weekend at the Cardinal Invite putting seven boats on the water.
March 16, 2013
Women's Rowing Opens Season at Cardinal Invite
The University at Buffalo Women’s Rowing team opened the season at the two day Cardinal Invite competing against the likes of Virginia, Notre Dame and Georgetown.
January 10, 2013
Division Of Athletics Posts Program-Best 3.039 GPA
The University at Buffalo Division of Athletics finished an exceptional semester in the classroom in the Fall of 2012, post a school-best 3.039 GPA. This marked the first time that the Athletic Department has surpassed a 3.0 GPA in back-to-back semesters.
January 4, 2013
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November 29, 2012
Women's Rowing Adds Two Newcomers For the 2013-14 Campaign
The University at Buffalo women's rowing team added a pair of rowers during the National Letter of Intent signing period as announced by first year head coach Sandy Calfo.
November 10, 2012
Women's Rowing Finishes Fall Season at the Foot of the Charles
he University at Buffalo women's rowing team concluded its 2012 fall season by competing in the Foot of the Charles Regatta. The team faced off against the likes of Boston University, Radcliffe and MIT.
November 3, 2012
Women's Rowing Continues Fall Season at Syracuse Invite
The University at Buffalo rowing team traveled to Central New York to race in the Syracuse Invite on the Seneca River. The Bulls competed against in state foes Syracuse, Cornell and Colgate.
October 24, 2012
Alumnae 8 Have a Strong Showing at the Head of the Charles Regatta
On an unseasonably warm day, nine rowing alumnae took part in the Head of the Charles Regatta. The boat was selected to participate in the regatta through a lottery in which the alumnae had entered. This race marked the first time that these alumnae had competed with this exact lineup and they could not have been happier with the outcome.
October 19, 2012
Where Are They Now: Alumnae Rowers
It seems only fitting that on the same weekend of University at Buffalo’s homecoming, a group of alumnae will take part in the Head of the Charles Regatta in Boston. Nine alumnae formed a boat that was selected from a lottery for the October 20 race.
October 17, 2012
UB Bulls Alumnae To Compete in the Head of the Charles Regatta
Although the University at Buffalo rowing team is off this homecoming weekend, eight alumnae of the program are not. An Alumnae 8 boat was selected to compete in the Head of the Charles Regatta in Boston on Saturday, October 20.
October 13, 2012
Women's Rowing Continues Fall Season at the Head of the Genesee
he University at Buffalo rowing team traveled up interstate 90 to take part in the Head of the Genesee. The day’s competition included in-state foes Syracuse and RIT.
September 29, 2012
Women's Rowing Opens the Fall Season at Home
The University at Buffalo rowing team took to Tonawanda Creek for its first race of the fall season. The Bulls looked strong against local competitors Canisius and D'Youville.
August 28, 2012
Buffalo Rowing To Host Information Session For Prospective Newcomers
The UB rowing team will be hosting an information session for prospective newcomers on Thursday evening at 6:30 pm.
August 23, 2012
Meet New Rowing Head Coach Sandy Calfo
August 3, 2012
Sandy Calfo Hired as University at Buffalo Rowing Head Coach
University at Buffalo Director of Athletics Danny White has announced the hiring of Sandy Calfo as head coach of the women’s rowing program. Calfo replaces Rudy Wieler who retired in May after 11 years at the helm of the program.
July 20, 2012
Buffalo Rowing Earns Boatload of Academic Honors
The Colonial Athletic Association announced its 2012 Commissioner’s Academic Award for rowing, with 32 members of the Buffalo Bulls earning the award out of a roster of 57 student-athletes. As a team, the Bulls posted a cumulative grade point average of 3.24.
July 17, 2012
Cornelia Willis Finishes Fourth at World Championships
After besting her opponents here in the United States, Cornelia Willis and her Women's Lightweight 4x team traveled halfway across the world for the chance of a lifetime. Willis rowed for GMS Rowing out of Connecticut, and competed alongside teammates Carolina Paini, Sarah Giancola and Samantha Brecht. The team finished fourth in the championship race with a time of 7:44.59, just missing out on a medal.
July 17, 2012
# 2 Rowing Makes Waves at Home and Abroad in 2011-12
Head coach Rudy Wieler has accomplished a lot over his 11-year career, but in his final season heading up the Buffalo women's rowing program, he saw that his team will one to watch for years to come. The 2011-12 rowing team saw program firsts on both national and international levels of competition.
July 3, 2012
Help Send Cornelia Willis And Team USA To Lithuania
Former University at Buffalo rower Cornelia Willis will be joining three other members as they race for Team USA at the U-23 World Championships in Trakai, Lithuania next week. Willis and her teammates are responsible for all of the expenses associated with the trip and are currently seeking donations to help offset the cost of the trip.
June 27, 2012
Cornelia Willis Qualifies For U-23 World Rowing Championships
It was a banner day for former University at Buffalo rower Cornelia Willis on Wednesday morning as she became the first UB athlete to qualify for the U-23 Rowing World Championships and will represent Team USA in the Women’s Lightweight 4x.
June 26, 2012
Cornelia Willis to Compete at World Championship Trials
The 2012 Under 23 World Championship Trials will begin Tuesday, June 26 on Mercer Lake, in West Windsor, NJ, with recent UB rowing grad Cornelia Willis competing. She will be rowing in a women's lightweight quad out of GMS Rowing Center based in New Milford, CT.
June 19, 2012
Buffalo Signs 11 Rowers
The University at Buffalo has signed 11 student-athletes to compete on the women’s rowing team beginning in the 2012-13 season. A pair of transfers and nine incoming freshmen will join the UB squad.
June 5, 2012
UB Athletics Posts Highest GPA in School History
University at Buffalo student-athletes posted a 3.001 grade point average during the spring 2012 semester. It was the highest GPA in school history and the first time the department had a collective 3.0 GPA.
June 2, 2012
Lightweight Four Wins Bronze at IRAs
The University at Buffalo lightweight four boat won the bronze medal at the Intercollegiate Rowing Association (IRA) National Championships in Camden, NJ on Saturday morning. It was a great result for a UB team making its first ever appearance at the IRAs.
June 1, 2012
Lightweight Four Boat Advances to National Championship Race
Competing in the Intercollegiate Rowing Association (IRA) National Championships for the first time, the University at Buffalo lightweight four boat has qualified for Saturday’s title race.
May 16, 2012
Buffalo Rowing to Make First Appearance at National Championships
For the first time in program history the University at Buffalo rowing team will have a representative at the national championships. UB’s lightweight four boat has been invited to compete in the Intercollegiate Rowing Association Championship Regatta – the national championships for lightweight rowing.
May 13, 2012
Novice 8’s Bronze Medal Highlights UB’s Day at the Eastern Sprints
The University at Buffalo novice eight boat earned the bronze medal at the Eastern Sprints on Saturday to cap a very busy weekend for UB rowing. After competing at the Dad Vail Regatta in Philadelphia on Friday and Saturday, the Bulls crossed the river to compete at the Eastern Sprints in Camden, NJ for the first time on Sunday.
May 12, 2012
Buffalo Earns a Pair of Medals at Dad Vail Regatta
The University at Buffalo rowing team took home two medals at the Dad Vail Regatta as the lightweight eight boat earned a silver and the varsity eight won bronze in Philadelphia on Saturday. In all, the Bulls had three boats advance to the finals.
May 11, 2012
Bulls Have Strong First Day at Dad Vail Regatta
The University at Buffalo rowing team is making a strong case to win the Jack and Nancy Seitz Trophy as women’s points champion of the Dad Vail Regatta for the fourth time in the past five years after a strong first day of racing. All five UB entries that raced on Friday advanced to Saturday competition.
May 4, 2012
UB Rowing Head Coach Rudy Wieler to Retire
After leading the University at Buffalo rowing program to national prominence and a handful of hardware, head coach Rudy Wieler announced Wednesday evening that he will retire, wrapping up an 11-year reign over a program he helped build from its infancy and a 45-year career in the sport he loves.
April 29, 2012
Varsity Four Wins Gold; Team Finishes Third at CAA Championships
The University at Buffalo varsity four boat won the gold medal and the team placed third overall at the Colonial Athletic Association Championships at Sandy Run Regional Park in Virginia on Sunday.
April 21, 2012
All Three Buffalo Eight Boats Finish First in Boston
For the first time this season, all three heavyweight eight boats won their races at the same event as the University at Buffalo rowing team had a very successful trip to Boston on Saturday. The Bulls faced off against MIT and Massachusetts on the Charles River.
April 18, 2012
Sharon Sanford Named to NCAA Division I Rowing Committee
University at Buffalo assistant athletic director Sharon Sanford has been appointed to the NCAA Division I Rowing Committee. She will assist in developing policies and procedures governing the administration and conduct of the NCAA Division I Rowing Championships.
April 15, 2012
Gold Medal Winning Lightweight 4 Highlights Knecht Cup
The University at Buffalo rowing team competed at the Knecht Cup in New Jersey this weekend and turned in a number of solid performances. The highlight of the weekend was the lightweight four boat winning the gold medal – marking the first time a UB lightweight boat had ever won the gold medal at the Knecht Cup.
April 7, 2012
Bulls Continue Dominant Performance in Day Two of Harvey Cup
A day after securing the Harvey Cup with relative ease, the University at Buffalo rowing team took on Dayton on Saturday morning on Tonawanda Creek. The Bulls swept all four races from the Flyers.
April 6, 2012
Bulls Earn Harvey Cup with Win Over Eastern Michigan
The University at Buffalo rowing ream won the Harvey Cup with a commanding win over Eastern Michigan on Friday afternoon on the Tonawanda Creek. The Bulls swept every race on Friday, including the varsity eight race which secured the Bulls’ sixth straight Harvey Cup.
April 4, 2012
Buffalo Hosts Harvey Cup This Weekend
The University at Buffalo rowing team will host the Harvey Cup this weekend on Tonawanda Creek.
March 29, 2012
Buffalo Lightweights Ranked Sixth Nationally in Preseason Poll
The University at Buffalo lightweight women’s varsity eight was ranked sixth in the nation in the preseason poll released by USRowing on Wednesday. It marks the first time the Bulls have ever been ranked.
March 24, 2012
Bulls Compete at Murphy Cup
The University at Buffalo rowing team competed at the Murphy Cup on the Cooper River in New Jersey on Saturday afternoon. Head Coach Rudy Wieler was pleased with the results as he feels his team is continuing to improve.
March 17, 2012
Rowing Opens Spring Season at Oak Ridge Cardinal Invite
The University at Buffalo rowing team kicked off its spring season in Tennessee at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invite over the weekend. It was two-day event hosted by the University of Louisville.
January 10, 2012
UB Rowing Signs a Pair to Lightweight Program
The University at Buffalo rowing team has signed a pair of student-athletes to its lightweight squad. Raleigh Galbraith (Pittsford, NY/Pittsford-Mendon) and Hanna Victor (Orchard Park, NY/Orchard Park) have each signed a National Letter of Intent and will join the Bulls in the fall.
November 12, 2011
Bulls Complete Fall Season At Foot Of The Charles
The University at Buffalo rowing team completed it fall season on Saturday afternoon, posting solid results at the Foot of the Charles.
November 5, 2011
Bulls Have Strong Showing at the Syracuse Invite
The University at Buffalo rowing team had a total of nine boats competing at the Syracuse Invite on Saturday afternoon and head coach Rudy Wieler was pleased with how each of his boats performed.
October 15, 2011
Bulls Battle Elements at the Head of the Genesee
The University at Buffalo rowing team battled the elements as well as other top teams at the Head of the Genesee on Saturday afternoon. The day featured strong winds and rain making for difficult conditions.
September 24, 2011
Rowing Team Kicks Off Season with Home Race
The University at Buffalo rowing team held its first event Saturday morning. The Bulls had 70 rowers practicing and racing on a beautiful morning on Tonawanda Creek.
September 22, 2011
UB Rowing Hosts First Race on Saturday
The University at Buffalo rowing team will host its first race of the season on Saturday morning against Canisius and D’Youville. The race will start at 9:00 am on Tonawanda Creek.
August 17, 2011
Rowing Releases Fall Race Slate
The University at Buffalo rowing team has released its fall schedule that kicks off with a home race on September 24.
June 24, 2011
Rowing Announces Recruiting Class
University at Buffalo rowing head coach Rudy Wieler has announced that 13 student-athletes have signed a National Letter of Intent to attend UB and compete on the rowing team.
May 26, 2011
Kerri Kanaley to be Inducted into Mercyhurst College Athletics Hall of Fame
University at Buffalo assistant rowing coach Kerri Kanaley will be inducted into the Mercyhurst College Athletics Hall of Fame. The Bulls lightweight coach was a member of the Lakers’ 2004 National Championship team.
May 24, 2011
Ten UB Teams Over 975 in Latest APR Report
For the second straight year, the University at Buffalo athletic department has seen all of its 20 intercollegiate sports finish above the cut line in the NCAA Academic Progress Rate (APR) scores that were released today.
May 24, 2011
Eleven Rowers Named CRCA Scholar Athletes
The Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) announced its scholar athlete award winners for the 2011 season and 11 University at Buffalo rowers were on the list.
May 14, 2011
Bulls Earn Two Medals at Dad Vail Regatta
The University at Buffalo rowing team may not have won their fourth straight Jack and Nancy Seitz Trophy at the Dad Vail Regatta, but a very a young UB squad still had a strong showing at the nation’s largest collegiate rowing event. The Bulls had three boats advance to the finals with two earning medals.
May 13, 2011
Strong Opening Day for Bulls at Dad Vail Regatta
It was a strong opening day for the University at Buffalo rowing team at the Dad Vail Regatta on the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia on Friday. Looking to win their unprecedented fourth straight Jack and Nancy Seitz Trophy as overall points champion, the Bulls advanced four of their five boats to Saturday’s semifinals.
May 11, 2011
UB Rowers Look to Make History at Dad Vail Regatta
Visiting the last two Aberdeen Dad Vail Regattas, the women of the University at Buffalo managed to outwit history â twice.
April 30, 2011
Rowing Team Competes in Ithaca
The University at Buffalo rowing team competed in races hosted by Cornell University on Saturday. In a full day of races the Bulls competed against Rhode Island in the morning session.
April 24, 2011
Bulls Place Second at CAA Championships
A young University at Buffalo rowing squad had a strong showing at the Colonial Athletic Association Championship with a second place finish. The Bulls, looking to defend the title they won a season ago, finished with 25 points. Northeastern won the crown with 36 points.
April 21, 2011
Rowing Heads to Virginia Looking to Defend CAA Title
The University at Buffalo rowing team heads to Virginia this weekend for the Colonial Athletic Association Championship. The Bulls are looking to defend the title they won a year ago in just the second year as a member of the conference.
April 17, 2011
UB’s Lightweight Eight Falls to Radcliffe
The University at Buffalo Lightweight Eight lost to Radcliffe in very difficult conditions Sunday on the Charles River Basin.
April 16, 2011
Bulls Sweep Grand Valley in Michigan
The University at Buffalo rowing team had a strong showing at a weather-shortened event hosted by the University of Michigan on Saturday afternoon. The Bulls went up against Grand Valley State in a pair of races and were victorious in both events.
April 9, 2011
A Win by the Second Varsity Four Highlights Buffalo’s Effort at the Knecht Cup
A win by the Second Varsity Four highlighted the day for the University at Buffalo rowing team as it competed at the Knecht Cup in Camden, NJ over the weekend.
April 5, 2011
Bulls in Search of Another Championship Season
The University at Buffalo rowing team returns to the waters in search of another championship season. The Bulls have won three straight Dad Vail Regattas and are the defending Colonial Athletic Association champions.
February 9, 2011
Buffalo Signs a Pair of Rowers
The University at Buffalo rowing team has signed a pair of rowers to National Letters of Intent head coach Rudy Weiler has announced. Alyssa Gabel and Emily Glasgow will join the Bulls beginning next season.
November 13, 2010
Buffalo Concludes Fall Schedule at Foot of the Charles
Buffalo finished in second place out of 14 boats in the Varsity 8 race to highlight the Bulls day at the Foot of the Charles Regatta in Boston on Saturday afternoon.
November 6, 2010
Bulls Compete at Syracuse Invitational
The University at Buffalo rowing team competed at the Syracuse Invitational on Saturday afternoon.
October 16, 2010
Rowing Starts Season with a Strong Showing at the Head of the Genesee
Highlighted by a second place finish by the Varsity 8 Boat, it was a strong start to the season for the University at Buffalo rowing team at the Head of the Genesee on Saturday.
June 22, 2010
UB Lightweights Add Four For Next Season
The University at Buffalo rowing team has announced the addition of four student-athletes to its lightweight program for the 2010-11 season.
June 16, 2010
Kate Garofalo Named Spring Scholar Athlete
University at Buffalo rower Kate Garofalo was one of 11 student-athletes honored by the Colonial Athletic Association as a recipient of the CAA Scholar-Athlete Award for the spring sports season.
May 18, 2010
Bulls Sign Six For 2010-11 Season
Head rowing coach Rudy Wieler has announced the addition of six student-athletes for the upcoming 2010-11 season. The six incoming Bulls will add to a UB team that is coming off its first ever conference championship in the Colonial Athletic Association and its third straight Dad Vail Regatta points title.
May 8, 2010
Bulls Claim Third Straight Dad Vail Regatta Championship
The University at Buffalo rowing program won its third straight Jack and Nancy Seitz Trophy on Saturday afternoon as the womens point champions at the Dad Vail Regatta. UB put all six of its boats in grand finals, winning its second straight Coleman D. Boylan Trophy as winners of the Second Varsity Eight race.
May 7, 2010
Bulls Sweep First Day At Dad Vail Regatta
The University at Buffalo rowing program is well on its way to its third straight Dad Vail Regatta team championship as the Bulls finished in first place in all five of its races on Friday afternoon. UB now has five boats in tomorrows semifinals and one boat already in tomorrows finals.
May 1, 2010
Bulls Send Four Boats To Double Dual Finals
The University at Buffalo rowing team was back in action on Saturday afternoon just six days after its dramatic victory at the CAA Championships. UB defeated UMass in four races during the first round of double dual races with UMass, Cornell and Dartmouth.
April 25, 2010
Rowing Wins Colonial Athletic Association Championship
The University at Buffalo rowing team won the Colonial Athletic Association Championship on Sunday morning, finishing one point ahead of Northeastern in the final point standings. Rudy Wieler was named CAA Coach of the Year, while four Bulls were placed on the All-Conference Team.
April 17, 2010
Bulls Sweep Harvey Cup Races Over Eastern Michigan
The University at Buffalo rowing team hosted Eastern Michigan in its annual Harvey Cup races Saturday morning, not only racing the Eagles, but also the low temperatures and precipitation throughout the morning. UB was victorious, winning all five races, including the Harvey Cup in the Varsity Eight.
April 11, 2010
Two Boats Pick Up Titles At The Knecht Cup
The University at Buffalo rowing team wrapped up a successful Knecht Cup with victories in the Second Varsity Eight and Second Varsity Four. In all, 41 Bulls picked up medals as the Varsity Eight and Novice Eight boat each finished second and the Lightweight Eight boat claimed third.
April 10, 2010
Rowing Dominates Opening Day At The Knecht Cup
The University at Buffalo rowing team won nine of its 11 races on Saturday at the Knecht Cup, placing six of its seven boats in Sundays Grand Finals. In addition to UBs nine first-place finishes, it also had a second-place finish and one third-place finish.
April 7, 2010
UB Rowing Amongst Best In The Nation
The University at Buffalo rowing program continued to climb the national rankings this week as both the varsity and lightweight programs are listed in the national polls.
April 3, 2010
Bulls Conclude Weekend With Wins Over Syracuse
The University at Buffalo rowing program concluded its weekend at the Cayuga Inlet in Ithaca, NY with four wins over Syracuse on Saturday morning. The Bulls raced against the Orange in the morning before racing Yale, the top-ranked team in the nation, in the afternoon.
April 2, 2010
Bulls Post Solid Results On First Day In Ithaca
The University at Buffalo rowing program faced some of its stiffest competition of the year on Friday afternoon posting four second-place finishes against Michigan State and Gonzaga. The race took place on the Cayuga Inlet in Ithaca, NY.
March 31, 2010
Bulls Receive Votes In National Coaches Poll
The University at Buffalo rowing program has burst on to the national stage picking up votes in the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association/USRowing national poll for the second straight week. Following their showing last week, UB is receiving three votes.
March 27, 2010
UB Lightweights Open Spring Season At Radcliffe
The University at Buffalo lightweight rowing team opened its spring on Saturday morning as they faced two boats from Radcliffe College on a sunny, cool morning on the Charles River.
March 27, 2010
The University at Buffalo rowing team began the spring season at the Indiana Invitational on Sunday picking up a first-place finish in the Second Varsity Four and three second-place finishes against teams from Indiana, Notre Dame, Purdue and Eastern Michigan.
November 14, 2009
Bulls Race at Foot of the Charles Regatta
The University at Buffalo women's rowing team completed the fall schedule over the weekend at the Foot of the Charles Regatta, held along the Charles River in Boston, as rainy conditions and 15 mph winds greeted the rowers.
October 31, 2009
Bulls Compete At Syracuse Invitational
The UB womens rowing team headed to the Syracuse Invitational on Saturday as the Bulls picked up one first-place finish and a third-place finish against competition from Syracuse, Cornell, Colgate and Marist.
October 11, 2009
Six Boats Take Medals At Head Of Genesee Regatta
The University at Buffalo rowing team went to the Head of the Genesee Regatta and came home with six medals as 50 of the 59 athletes at the event medaled. The Bulls took first place in three events, including the Open Eight race.
A Look at the 2013 Lineups For Each Race
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