May 17, 2013
BAF Membership Reaches 1,000 Mark
The Bonaventure Athletic Fund (BAF) has reached 1,000 members in a fiscal year for the first time in its history.
May 12, 2013
Remembering Jack Butler: As Told By Fellow Alum Terrance Neidl
Humility. This word is the best way I can describe Jack Butler. Jack had absolutely no reason to possess this virtue.
May 8, 2013
Atlantic 10 Conference Adds Davidson College
The Atlantic 10 Conference Council of Presidents has unanimously voted to formally accept an application for membership from Davidson College the league announced Wednesday. A prestigious private institution in Davidson, N.C., the Wildcat athletic program sponsors 19 of the Atlantic 10’s 21 championship sports.
May 1, 2013
SBU Athletics Honors Its Senior Student-Athletes & Support Staff
The St. Bonaventure Department of Athletics held its annual Senior Banquet on Monday evening at the Doyle Dining Hall on campus to celebrate and honor its graduating student-athletes and support staff.
April 25, 2013
SBU Athletics To Host Two June Golf with the #Bonnies Outings
The St. Bonaventure Department of Athletics will be hosting two upcoming “Golf with the Bonnies” outings in which fans and alumni will have a chance to golf alongside members of the department, including athletic director Steve Watson, men’s basketball coach Mark Schmidt and women’s basketball coach Jim Crowley. Both events benefit the St. Bonaventure Athletic Fund (BAF).
April 20, 2013
#Bonnies Give Back By Assisting With Special Olympics
Members of the St. Bonaventure men’s and women’s basketball teams, women’s soccer team, students and many staff members devoted their time Friday and Saturday to take part in hosting clinics and games for 16 teams and more than 150 athletes of the Western New York Special Olympics.
Esquire writer, A-10 commissioner headline Dick Joyce Sports Symposium
Acclaimed writer Charles Pierce and Atlantic 10 commissioner Bernadette McGlade are the featured speakers at the biennial Dick Joyce Sports Symposium April 23 at St. Bonaventure University.
March 19, 2013
Foreign Student-Athletes Spotlight: Canadian Kathryn Kvas
Welcome to Foreign Student-Athletes, a special project developed by senior journalism and mass communication major Ryan Cooke. It gives students and fans of St. Bonaventure Athletics a look at student-athletes from different countries around the world who have chosen to attend Bonaventure. A new feature story will be posted each month, highlighting student-athletes from each of the 10 foreign countries represented by the SBU student-athlete population.
April 8, 2013
Bremer, Hildebrand, Haulos & Nurmi To Be Inducted Into Athletics Hall of Fame
The St. Bonaventure Department of Athletics will induct four former student-athletes into the school's Athletics Hall of Fame, athletic director Steve Watson announced Monday.
March 25, 2013
Atlantic 10 Adds George Mason University as Full Member
The Atlantic 10 Conference Council of Presidents has unanimously voted to formally accept an application for membership from George Mason University the league announced Monday.
March 20, 2013
Atlantic 10 Statement on Xavier University and Butler University
Atlantic 10 Conference Commissioner Bernadette V. McGlade released the following statement on the departure of Xavier University and Butler University.
March 1, 2013
75 SBU Student-Athletes Named To A-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll
Seventy-five St. Bonaventure student-athletes earned Atlantic 10 Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll distinction for the Fall 2012 semester, the league announced on Friday.
Giveaways, Promotions Planned For Fan Appreciation Weekend
To thank and recognize our passionate fans, the St. Bonaventure Athletics Department has planned a number of exciting giveaways and promotions as part of Fan Appreciation Weekend at the Reilly Center.
January 30, 2013
St. Bonaventure Student-Athletes Post 3.18 GPA Last Semester
St. Bonaventure University’s student-athletes earned a Grade Point Average of 3.182 during the 2012 Fall semester, with the softball program leading all 14 teams with an impressive overall squad GPA of 3.631.
December 4, 2012
Meisch family honors SBU’s Crowley with $75,000 gift to the Women’s Basketball Locker Room Campaign
St. Bonaventure University alumnus John H. Meisch and his wife, Kay, have committed $75,000 to St. Bonaventure University’s Women’s Basketball Locker Room Renovation Campaign.
November 29, 2012
Marra Family Provides Lead Gift For Athletic Fields Project
Marra, class of 1980, and his wife, Michelle, are donating $1 million to jump-start the $3 million campaign for construction of St. Bonaventure University’s new athletic fields complex.
November 26, 2012
Bonnies Fans Can Now Receive Email And Text Notifications
Supporters of St. Bonaventure Athletics can now receive official news and updates instantaneously via email and text notifications.
November 7, 2012
Athletic Director Steve Watson To Take Medical Leave
Steve Watson, St. Bonaventure’s director of athletics, will be on medical leave beginning Wednesday, Nov. 7, to undergo elective, preventative heart surgery.
November 1, 2012
Basketball Season Tips Off With Pep Rally Friday Night
The 2012-13 St. Bonaventure men’s and women’s basketball seasons tip off Friday night when the Athletics Department hosts a student pep rally in the Reilly Center beginning at 7:45.
November 1, 2012
Men’s And Women’s Basketball Home Games Streamed For Free
The St. Bonaventure University Athletics Department is proud to announce that it will once again stream home men’s and women’s basketball games free of charge for the 2012-13 season.
October 25, 2012
Bona Student-Athletes Continue To Graduate Ahead Of Their Peers
St. Bonaventure University student-athletes continue to graduate at a rate well above their peers, according to statistical information released Thursday by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).
October 22, 2012
St. Bonaventure Announces Athletics Strategic Plan
University officials today unveiled the school’s first-ever comprehensive strategic plan for Athletics that positions St. Bonaventure to repeat and surpass last year’s success – and not just on the basketball court.
October 15, 2012
Nominations Now Being Accepted For 2013 Hall of Fame Class
St. Bonaventure University is accepting applications for its athletics Hall of Fame. The nominations deadline for the class of 2013 is Friday, Nov. 9.
October 9, 2012
2012-13 St. Bonaventure Basketball Slogan: “No Sleep ’Til Brooklyn”
St. Bonaventure Athletic Department officials unveiled the winning slogan for the 2012-13 basketball seasons on Tuesday: “No Sleep ’Til Brooklyn.”
October 9, 2012
St. Bonaventure Invites Fans To Select Your Seat, View Practice
The St. Bonaventure Athletic Department is offering Bonnies fans a rare Select Your Seat opportunity and a chance to watch the Bona men’s and women’s basketball teams practice at the Reilly Center this Saturday, Oct. 13.
October 6, 2012
Questa And Teammates To Be Inducted Into Temple Hall Of Fame
St. Bonaventure University’s Senior Associate Athletic Director Barbara Questa will add another lacrosse honor to her resume on Saturday.
October 3, 2012
Kasperski Named New Faculty Athletic Representative
Michael Kasperski, a lecturer of accounting in the School of Business at St. Bonaventure University, has been appointed to a three-year term as the universityÃ¢ÂÂs NCAA faculty athletic representative.
October 2, 2012
Bonnies Fans! We Want You To Create the 2012-13 Slogan
Following the enormous success of the âDefining Our Legacy" campaign during the historic 2011-12 basketball seasons, the St. Bonaventure Athletic Department is excited to announce for the second straight year a public marketing contest to give one lucky fan the opportunity to brand the upcoming season.
September 20, 2012
St. Bonaventure Athletics Unveils Social Media Hub
The St. Bonaventure Sports Information staff announced on Thursday comprehensive enhancements to all of its social media platforms, including the development and implementation of a social media hub to house all accounts in one easily-accessible location.
September 15, 2012
Bonnies Walk In Salamanca, Raise $5,000 For CF Research
More than a hundred members of the St. Bonaventure Athletic Department, including several teams, participated in the 7th Annual GREAT STRIDES: Taking Steps to Cure Cystic Fibrosis Walk on Saturday morning and raised more than $5,000 for CF research.
September 11, 2012
Bonnies Walk To Raise Awareness, Funds For Cystic Fibrosis
Hundreds of St. Bonaventure University student-athletes, several teams and members of the Athletic Department will take part in the 7th Annual GREAT STRIDES: Taking Steps to Cure Cystic Fibrosis Walk on Saturday, Sept. 15, at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Salamanca.
August 20, 2012
Bonaventure Athletic Fund Posts Record Year
One of the most successful years in St. Bonaventure Athletics history carried over to the Bonaventure Athletic Fund in 2011-12 as the BAF set a record with $368,359 raised from 811 passionate donors.
August 4, 2012
Jack Butler ’51 Officially Enshrined Into Pro Football Hall of Fame
Jack Butler, Class of 1951, took the final step into his Hall of Fame membership Saturday evening as the former St. Bonaventure and Pittsburgh Steelers legend was officially enshrined into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
August 3, 2012
Jack Butler ’51 Receives His Gold Jacket Friday Evening
Jack Butler, Class of 1951, was presented with his Gold Jacket Friday evening at the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Enshrinees’ Gold Jacket Dinner, the first of three Hall of Fame symbols the former St. Bonaventure and Pittsburgh Steelers legend will receive as part of his enshrinement into the Hall this weekend.
August 2, 2012
Jack Butler ’51 To Be Enshrined Into Pro Football HOF Saturday
St. Bonaventure football legend and Pittsburgh Steelers defensive standout Jack Butler, Class of 1951, will be enshrined into the Pro Football Hall of Fame Saturday evening.
July 11, 2012
57 Bonnies named to Commissioner's Honor Roll
Fifty-seven Bonnies were named to the Commissioner’s Honor Roll Wednesday as the Atlantic 10 Conference set a record with 1,369 student-athletes earning Commissioner's Honor Roll distinction for the Spring 2012 semester.
June 4, 2012
St. Bonaventure Hosts Successful Golf with the Bonnies Outing
The St. Bonaventure Department of Athletics hosted the first of its two summer “Golf with the Bonnies” outings at Bartlett Country Club on Friday, June 1, as part of the University’s Alumni Weekend.
June 2, 2012
St. Bonaventure Inducts Three Into Athletics Hall of Fame
St. Bonaventure added three members to its Athletics Hall of Fame on Saturday afternoon as Hilary Waltman ’99, Jim Meicke ’87 and Mary Jane “M.J.” Telford were honored for their prolific achievements in the Brown and White.
April 25, 2012
SID Dallas Miller Steps Down For Position With Buffalo Bills
Sports Information Director Dallas Miller has resigned his position at St. Bonaventure University to accept a position with the Buffalo Bills, Director of Athletics Steve Watson announced Wednesday.
April 2, 2012
SBU Athletics Sends Condolences to Family of Ashley Sandau
The St. Bonaventure University Department of Athletics sends its condolences to the family of Ashely Sandau '10, a former cross country student-athlete, who passed away over the weekend in Los Angeles, Calif.
February 26, 2012
New York Post: Nice to Have Pride for Bonnies Again
New York Post lead sports columnist Mike Vaccaro '89 writes about restoring the pride in St. Bonaventure basketball in this feature, which appeared in the online and print editions of the New York Post Feb. 26, 2012.
February 25, 2012
Help Sought to Verify Top Cross Country Times
St. Bonaventure cross country head coach Bob MacFarlane is seeking help to verify a list of the program's top times.
February 21, 2012
St. Bonaventure to Induct Three Into Hall of Fame
The St. Bonaventure Department of Athletics announced that men’s soccer great Jim Meicke ’87, women’s basketball coach Mary Jane Telford ’75 and women’s basketball standout Hilary Waltman will be inducted into the university’s Athletics Hall of Fame this summer.
February 4, 2012
Former Bona Great Jack Butler Named to Pro Football Hall of Fame
St. Bonaventure football legend Jack Butler, class of 1951, was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame during Super Bowl Saturday festivities in Indianapolis.
October 14, 2011
SBU Launches AndrewNicholson44.com
ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. – St. Bonaventure University is proud to unveil AndrewNicholson44.com, a website dedicated to senior men’s basketball player Andrew Nicholson.
September 22, 2011
St. Bonaventure Accepting Hall of Fame Nominations
ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. - St. Bonaventure University is now accepting applications for its athletics Hall of Fame. The nominations deadline for the class of 2012 is November 18.
August 25, 2011
Bona Great Butler Named Seniors Finalist for Football Hall of Fame
ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. — Jack Butler knocked wide receivers into submission for a decade in the NFL. Now, he’s knocking on the door of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
July 20, 2011
Aaron Hill Named Director of Sales and Marketing
ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. – Aaron Hill has been named Director of Sales and Marketing for the St. Bonaventure University Athletics Department, Director of Athletics Steve Watson announced.
Bonnies Record Strong Overall Performance in the Classroom
ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. – Successful in competition and in the classroom, seven of St. Bonaventure’s 14 athletics teams have recorded multiyear Academic Progress Rates (APR) above the national average for their sport during the four-year period from 2006-07 to 2009-10.
May 5, 2011
Athletics Honors Seniors at Annual Luncheon
ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. – The St. Bonaventure University Athletics Department held its annual Senior Honors and Awards luncheon Thursday, recognizing student-athletes for their outstanding accomplishments in competition and in the classroom.
May 3, 2011
SBU Supports Pro Football Hall of Fame Candidacy of Jack Butler '51
ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. - St. Bonaventure University supports the Pro Football Hall of Fame candidacy of Jack Butler '51, who went on to nine professional seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers after a standout career at SBU.
Golf With the Bonnies in 2011!
September 14, 2010
Athletics to Hold Socials in Rochester, Buffalo
St. Bonaventure mens basketball coach Mark Schmidt, womens basketball coach Jim Crowley and Athletics Director Steve Watson will be the featured guests at Athletic Department socials on Thursday, Oct. 7, in Rochester and Buffalo.
August 2, 2010
Brian Stavisky Named Director of Compliance
Brian Stavisky has been named Director of Compliance, St. Bonaventure University Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Steve Watson announced on Monday.
July 1, 2010
82 Student-Athletes named to A-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll
ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. St. Bonaventure University had 82 student athletes named to the Atlantic 10 Commissioners Honor Roll for the spring 2010 semester as announced by the league office.
May 7, 2010
Department of Athletics holds annual Senior Banquet
The St. Bonaventure department of athletics held its annual Senior Awards Banquet Ceremony at the St. Bonaventure Clubhouse Restaurant on Thursday, May 6.
May 5, 2010
Golf with the Bonnies set for June 11 in Olean
The St. Bonaventure University Athletics Department will hold its annual Golf With The Bonnies Tournament on Friday, June 11, at Bartlett Country Club in Olean.
April 7, 2010
Golf With The Bonnies set for May 24 at Mill Creek
The St. Bonaventure University Athletics Department will host a Golf With The Bonnies tournament presented by Fibertech Networks on Monday, May 24, at Mill Creek Golf Club in Churchville, N.Y.
March 19, 2010
Bona basketball teams to hold postseason banquet
With a school record 38 combined wins already in hand, the St. Bonaventure mens and womens basketball teams will hold their annual postseason banquet on Monday, March 29 at The Old Library Restaurant in downtown Olean.
March 11, 2010
Student Athlete Advisory Committee collects 1,500 pairs of shoes
The St. Bonaventure Student-Athlete Advisory Committee ended its month long campaign collecting pairs of shoes for Soles4Souls on Wednesday, February 17. The campaign was able to collect more 1,500 pairs of shoes.
March 4, 2010
Ticket information announced for potential A-10 Tournament game
St. Bonaventures Athletics Department announced ticket information for a potential Atlantic 10 Conference Tournament opening round game at the Reilly Center next Tuesday, March 9.
March 3, 2010
68 Student-Athletes named to A-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll
St. Bonaventure University had 68 student athletes named to the Atlantic 10 Commissioners Honor Roll for the fall 2009 semester as announced by the league office.
February 25, 2010
2010 Hall Of Fame induction set for Friday night
In just three days, St. Bonaventure will officially induct Tom Lemmon 00, Kevin Paulsen 92 and Tim Winn into its Athletics Hall of Fame. The 33rd class to enter the Hall Of Fame, the trio will be inducted on Friday night at 7 p.m.
January 25, 2010
Journalism School, TV Truck give Bonnies All-Access new look
Live video feeds of St. Bonaventure mens and womens basketball home games will have a new and much-improved look on www.GoBonnies.com for the remainder of the season.
January 13, 2010
Student Athlete Advisory Committee collects for Soles4Souls
The St. Bonaventure Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) starts a month-long campaign collecting pairs of shoes for Soles4Souls beginning at the mens basketball game against Saint Josephs on Saturday, January 16 in the Reilly Center
November 28, 2012
Bonnies Ring In The Holidays With Discounted Basketball Tickets
The St. Bonaventure Athletic Department is welcoming fans and alumni to spend the holidays with the Bonnies with discounted tickets available to three upcoming men’s basketball games.
February 25, 2011
Atlantic 10 Announces Fall 2010 Commissioner’s Honor Roll
The Atlantic 10 Conference has announced the Commissioner's Honor Roll for the Fall 2010 semester. A total of 1,296 student-athletes were recognized for their excellence in the classroom during the fall semester
October 27, 2010
NCAA Releases Graduation Success Rates
Graduation Success Rates, developed as part of the NCAA’s academic reforms, were released to the public Wednesday for the reporting year 2009. Overall, St. Bonaventure student-athletes in the 2009 cohort earned a graduation rate seven percent higher than the NCAA Division I average and five teams had a perfect graduation rate.
September 18, 2010
Bonnies Take Part In Walk, Raise Funds For CF
Hundreds of St. Bonaventure athletes and members of the Athletic Department took part in the Fifth Annual GREAT STRIDES: Taking Steps to Cure Cystic Fibrosis on a sun-splashed day, raising $27,000 for the cause.
September 16, 2010
Bonnies Walk To Find A Cure For Cystic Fibrosis
Hundreds of St. Bonaventure athletes and members of the Athletics Department will take part in the 5th Annual GREAT STRIDES: Taking Steps to Cure Cystic Fibrosis walk on Saturday, Sept. 18 at St. Marys Episcopal Church in Salamanca.
July 19, 2010
Dallas Miller named Sports Information Director
Dallas Miller has been named Sports Information Director at St. Bonaventure University, Director of Athletics Steve Watson announced on Monday.
St. Bonaventure to Add Four to Athletics Hall of Fame
St. Bonaventure University will induct four new members to its Athletics Hall of Fame as its Class of 2011, Director of Athletics Steve Watson announced.
Athletics Recognizes 2009-10 Donors and Corporate Partners
The St. Bonaventure Athletic Department recognizes and salutes the donors and Corporate Partners who supported the Bonnies last year.
Pierson resigns as SID for same position at FGCU
St. Bonaventure Director of Athletics Steve Watson announced on Wednesday that Sports Information Director Patrick Pierson has resigned to accept a similar position at Florida Gulf Coast University, beginning in late June.