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swim-dive-3Griffin Week, presented by UNYTS, begins Wednesday, February 8 with a week full of athletic-related activities!

Kicking off the event is the MAAC Swimming and Diving Championships. Several of your Griffs are favored to capture events including diver Travis Wright and women’s swimmer Becca Anthone. Qualifying swims start at 10 a.m. each morning with finals slated for 6:00 p.m.

Check out or for additional information plus daily results and schedules.

Griffin Week t-shirts are on sale daily at the C-Block office and student tickets to the basketball double-header against Niagara will be distributed beginning Wednesday evening. Limited tickets remain for those games. Don’t forget, faculty and staff  receive a discount with their Canisius ID’s. Call 888-TIXX for your seats to hoops and hockey.

Here is the complete list of events:

February 8-11 – MAAC Swimming & Diving Championships (ECC Flickinger Center)

February 10 – W. Basketball vs. Niagara – 5:30 p.m. (Free pizza for students in between games)

February 10 – M. Basketball vs. Niagara – 8:00 p.m.

February 14 – M. Basketball vs. Iona – 7:00 p.m. (Anderson’s Ice Cream at halftime)

February 15 – Hockey vs. Niagara – 7:35 p.m. (HARBORCENTER)

February 15-16 – UNYTS Blood Drive 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. in Palisano

February 16 – W. Basketball vs. St. Peter’s – 7:00 p.m. (Play4Kay event)

Submitted by: John Maddock, associate athletic director, external affairs