Sports Council

 

 

Coordinator: Ashrith Rao

The Sports Council consists of club sporting teams that compete against club teams of other universities throughout the nation. Our sports clubs provide a great opportunity for student athletes who have chosen not to play on Division I teams, but still desire to play, compete and continue their love for the game. The Sports clubs conduct regular practices, travel to and host competitions and host events for their members and the community. Many of our Sports clubs and individual members have been successful in ranking nationally.




Aces Tennis

Ensure court time for students to play tennis. Meet 2x per week 370 SU.

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President:Arnav Shah
Vice President:Rayaan Cheema
Treasurer:Thomas Banas
Secretary:Alexis Lichtenberger
   
   
   

Badminton Club

Badminton club not only involves playing badminton but also keeps our participating club members physically and mentally healthy through badminton.

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Date Established:
03-07-2017
 
   
  
  
   
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Vice President:
Treasurer:Jingwen Wu
Secretary:joan zheng
   
   
   

Bassmasters

  • To help improve and teach bass fishing skills and techniques.
  • To practice and perform safe outdoor activities while obeying all laws.
  • To be active in the growth and conservation of bass finishing.
  • To be able to compete in the sport of bass fishing at the collegiate level.

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Date Established:
04-25-2016
 
   
  
  
   
President:Matthew Pitcher
Vice President:Zac Saeva
Treasurer:Andrew Rice
Secretary:Douglas Barnstead
   
   
   

Bowling Club

The purpose of this organization is to bring students together to interact through a game of bowling. This would allow them to gather together outside of an academic setting and provide students with another option in their extra-curricular activities. Furthermore, it can bring students with different career tracks together and connect them over a friendly game. Our goal is to promote a healthier lifestyle through improving hand-eye coordination and strengthening muscles. This can be an easy way for students to get their daily workouts in. In addition to the physical health benefits, it would also provide mental health benefits. Bowling can be relaxing and stress relieving, understanding that students always have their plate full with school work. 

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Date Established:
11-06-2019
 
   
  
  
   
President:Nazier Travis
Vice President:Joseph Scerbo
Treasurer:CJ Hendricks
Secretary:Ashlee Brinthaupt
   
   
   

Club Baseball

The purpose of our club is to have fun playing baseball while competing in the NCBA Div 2 league. We strive to compete hard in the league while also enjoying baseball with our teammates and friends. 

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President:Joseph Bognanno
Vice President:Francis Peretti
Treasurer:Ryan Funyak
Secretary:George Finter
   
   
   

Crew Rowing Team

Objective of the club is to promote the sport of rowing at UB to broaden the lives of students at UB by giving them the opportunity for them to row. To give students that row a positive college experience a better more productive life self discipline physical fitness and sense of team work team spirit and personal satisfaction that the unique rowing experiences requires.

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President:Ana Bellanti
Vice President:Katia Moldoch
Treasurer:Joeseph Perry
Secretary:Aidan Hurley Kalici
   
   
   

Disc Golf

For the student body to be introduced to the fastest growing sport in the country and get out in nature with activity with competition while making new friendships that will last a lifetime.

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Date Established:
08-22-2023
 
   
  
  
   
President:caleb heigl
Vice President:Joshua Schertzer
Treasurer:Jose de Ondarza
Secretary:Jack Misenheimer
   
   
   

Equestrian Club

  1. Holding weekly horseback riding lessons that will emphasize skills, learning, sportsmanship, fun and competition. Lessons will allow:
    1. Camaraderie between UB students with a shared interest in horses and the equine sport
    2. More students to be involved in the equine sport.
  2. We are part of the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) which allows us to:
    1. Promote competition for riders of all skill levels, who compete individually as well as a team.

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Club E-Mail: ubsa-equestrian@buffalo.edu
  
   
President:Maia Romanowski
Vice President:Samantha Syracuse
Treasurer:Mae Kraetz
Secretary:Caroline Garcia
Advisor: Chrissie Hannon, skibbereenfarm@verizon.net, (716) 648-1908
   
   

Fencing Club

To provide students the opportunity to learn and practice fencing as part of a sports team.

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Club E-Mail: fencing.sunybuffalo@gmail.com
  
   
President:Leo Castro
Vice President: Ethan Drozdowski
Treasurer:Tayler Anderson
Secretary:Gabriella Linares
   
   
   

Field Hockey

Develop skills necessary to play competitive field hockey against surrounding area hockey teams. Activities: Practice team dinners fundraising community service events.

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Club E-Mail: ubsa-fieldhockey@buffalo.edu
  
   
President:Erika Sneider
Vice President:Faith Lunn
Treasurer:Cameron Decker
Secretary:Maggie Holmes
   
   
   

Judo No Kata

The purpose of Judo No Kata is to provide students with an opportunity to better themselves physically, mentally, and socially through the age -old art of judo. Judo translated means gentle way and this club is founded with the intent of discovering the true beauty of the many forms of Judo, hence the name Judo No Kata (the forms of Judo).

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Date Established:
11-05-2019
 
   
  
  
   
President:Bryan Lukyanenko
Vice President:Ashton Vung
Treasurer:Yaman Oklla
Secretary:Samuel Lai
   
   
   

Kendo Club

UB Kendo Club would love to provide students with the opportunity to learn, practice and compete in Kendo, thereby increasing the popularity of the sport. We also participate in tournaments across the Western NY area and Canada.

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Club E-Mail: ubkendoclub@gmail.com
  
   
President: Yehtet Aung
Vice President:Grant Ishibashi
Treasurer:Kyle Zhang
Secretary:Justin Dvorsky
   
   
   

Men's Basketball

The University at Buffalo Men’s Club Basketball gives non-varsity players opportunities to participate in an organized program. The objective of the club is to bring together a group of talented players, enhancing personal skills and team work to compete against other local colleges and universities. The club will offer an increased level of competition from UB’s intramural program.

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Date Established:
08-22-2023
 
   
  
  
   
President:Austin Sprague
Vice President:Jayden Sisley
Treasurer:Michael Liao
Secretary:Adler Lahens
   
   
   

Men's Club Soccer

The University at Buffalo Men's Club Soccer gives non-varsity soccer players a chance to get out and play on an organized tea. The main purpose of the club is to develop the players' skills by competing against other local colleges and universities. This club will be the next step up from UB's intramural program.

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President:Will Breski
Vice President:Herry Vought
Treasurer:Connor Orlando
Secretary:Grant Medler
   
   
   

Men's Lacrosse

Provide interested members a place to play and enjoy Lacrosse. Meetings in Student Union.

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President:Tommy Campbell
Vice President:Simon Donaldson
Treasurer:Anthony Cunha
Secretary:Greg Sweet
   
   
   

Men's Rugby

The purpose of this club is to provide students the opportunity to practice and play competitive rugby.

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President:Sean OConnor
Vice President:Gregory Cunney
Treasurer:Melaku Mesganaw
Secretary:Liam Mulvihill
   
   
   

Men's Volleyball

To improve the volleyball knowledge and skills of the students playing in the club. Also to compete against other college club volleyball teams.

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President:Matthew Karpen
Vice President:Charles Nowak
Treasurer:Donald Feng
Secretary:Aaron Mangino
   
   
   

Running Club

  1. The purpose of this club is to help provide an environment for University at Buffalo students to practice running in a healthy atmosphere and to learn the benefits of running.
  2. To unite runners at the University at Buffalo who wish to compete against other universities.
  3. The Club shall be broken into three sessions per year. Fall session, winter session and spring session
    1. Fall running is targeted at Cross Country (distance).
    2. Winter and spring running is targeted at Track and Field (distance, sprinting and field).

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Club E-Mail: ubrunning@gmail.com
  
   
President:Colin Robertson
Vice President:Christian Mercado
Treasurer:Daniel Dedrick
Secretary:Mikayla Sabel
   
   
   

Softball

The purpose of this club is to give UB students the opportunity to play and learn about the sport of fast pitch softball.  All interested athletes will learn the basics of fielding techniques (infield and outfield), batting techniques, as well as game situations.  We encourage athletes to learn, compete, and have fun as they immerse themselves in a position to gain leadership skills as well as staying fit!

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Date Established:
08-30-2016
 
   
  
  
   
President:Emily Fremming
Vice President:Julia Kalinsky
Treasurer:Katelyn Hawkins
Secretary:Gabrielle Fuerch
   
   
   

Spikeball Club

The purpose of this club is to provide UB students with the opportunity to remain physically active, while meeting new peers and playing Spikeball.

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Date Established:
10-05-2022
 
   
  
  
   
President:Evan Leatherbarrow
Vice President:Ben Volpe
Treasurer:Ella Markham
Secretary:Luke Albanese
   
   
   

Swim Club

Provide opportunity for UB students to swim in practices with fellow students and/or compete in swim meets hosted by Buffalo and other local college club teams.

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Date Established:
08-22-2023
 
   
  
  
   
President:Antonio Munoz Carazo
Vice President:Claire Hyuck
Treasurer:Andrew Pruetz
Secretary:Eliana Dermody
   
   
   

Table Tennis

To provide a platform for UB students who are interested in playing Table Tennis. Help club members improve their skills, enhance the communication between club members, make more competitive during tournament.

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President:Justin Yan
Vice President:Joan Zheng
Treasurer:Leo Wang
Secretary:Henry Ji
Advisor: Eugene Colucci, ecolucci@buffalo.edu
   
   

Tae Kwon Do (TKD)

Pursue the value of Tae Kwon Do through physical education and competition.

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Club E-Mail: ubsa-tkd@buffalo.edu
  
   
President:Isaac So
Vice President:Paige Peoples
Treasurer:Bennett Schaefer
Secretary:Terron John
Advisor: Head Coach Andrew Park, 917-575-0440
   
   

Ultimate Frisbee

Learn skills and strategies from experienced players and coaches; compete against club and college teams.

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Club E-Mail: ubsa-ultimatefrisbee@buffalo.edu
  
   
President:Joseph LaMacchia
Vice President:Luke Gentry
Treasurer:Aaryaa Donthu
Secretary:Amaru Marsee
   
   
   

Wiffle Ball Club

The purpose of the Wiffle Ball Club is to give students an opportunity to play Wiffle Ball with other students in a casual setting regardless of skill level. The goal is to give everyone an enjoyable experience playing the backyard game of Wiffle Ball. 

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Date Established:
03-08-2022
 
   
  
  
   
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Women's Club Basketball

The purpose of this club is to give undergraduate women an opportunity to practice and play organized basketball without the responsibility of playing on a D1 team, while also building a community around basketball.

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Date Established:
10-30-2023
 
   
  
  
   
President:Yamelkis Rivas
Vice President:Ashley Boyd
Treasurer:Skoi Sanders
Secretary:Zoe Johnson
   
   
   

Women's Club Flag Football

The purpose of this club is to highlight women of all backgrounds or even women who identify themselves as she/her doesn't matter! This club will show the inclusiveness of female athletes who aspire too play flag football or a sport that hasn't been recognized by women on campus.

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Date Established:
08-22-2023
 
   
  
  
   
President:Eimani Corral
Vice President:Uchenna Obumneme Akaneme
Treasurer:Nene Nyangamukenga
Secretary:Melanie Rodriguez
   
   
   

Women's Club Rugby

To Compete in a collegiate, regional division of rugby as part of the national USA Rugby organization. To serve as an active sports club of the University at Buffalo, and community, through Student Association club activities, fundraising, and community service.

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Date Established:
09-16-2019
 
   
  
  
   
President:Fiona Foster
Vice President:Kayla McNall
Treasurer:Lydia Mullen
Secretary:Jennifer Gasser
   
   
   

Women's Club Soccer

Develop skills for a varsity team. Play on an organized team; compete with other colleges and universities.

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President:Kerry Prinsen
Vice President:Maya Buhrmaster
Treasurer:Camryn Bales
Secretary:Kaitlyn Krieger
   
   
   

Women's Club Volleyball

Improve knowledge and skills promote a friendly environment for competition.

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Club E-Mail: ubsa-womensvolleyball@buffalo.edu
  
   
President:Kim Koval
Vice President:Nadia Edley
Treasurer:Liberty McCormack
Secretary:Kylie Ashline
   
   
   

Women's Lacrosse

The intentional purpose of our club is to actively involve any female or male student currently enrolled at the University at Buffalo who wishes to play lacrosse. By creating an amicable and competitive environment, we strive to increase player relationships through team unity by: community service, fundraising events, advertisement of women's athletes, and most importantly, by increase our game potential through stick work. The University at buffalo Women's Lacrosse Team is a paid member of the Midwest Division of the United States Women's Lacrosse Association as well as the Women's Collegiate Lacrosse League. We compete on a collegiate club level with other women's teams in these leagues. Males may not participate in league games, but are welcome to join the team.

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Club E-Mail: ubsa-womenslax@buffalo.edu
  
   
President:Emma Winden
Vice President:Annika Roos
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Secretary:Alison Casson
   
   
   

Wrestling

The purpose of UBWC is to actively involve students in the sport of wresting. The club serves to:

  • Involve affiliates of the University at Buffalo in the sport of wrestling.
  • Promote the sport of wrestling.
  • Create a healthy environment for recreation and competition.
  • Promote community by being involved in service and fundraising.

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Vice President:Julian Zavaglia
Treasurer:Blake Stines
Secretary:Ashton Vung
   
   
   
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