Niagara Gazette — BUFFALO - Niagara Falls High School graduate Jazlyn Porter makes up one-fourth of the nation's 10th-ranked college 4x400-meter relay team, part of a Buffalo State College women's outdoor track and field team ranked the 24th best Division III squad in the nation by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.
Porter, a freshman majoring in Communications, is joined on the relay team by Sasa Vann, Sasha Henry and Tara Murphy.
Niagara University 15, St. Peter's 11
The Purple Eagles built a 10-0 lead but the host St. Peter's Peacocks rallied twice.  In the end, Niagara emerged 15-11 winners in Jersey City.
Niagara's Jordan Schwartz had three hits, scored twice and drove in two runs.  Also producing runs for the Purple Eagles were Michael Fuhrman, Greg Rodgers and Thomas Rodrigues, who all scored to RBIs.
Niagara improved to 12-22 overall and 7-5 in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference.
Niagara County Community College 10, Alfred State 2 (Game 1)
The Thunderwolves hosted Alfred State in a doubleheader Sunday and swept the Pioneers beginning with a 10-2 victory.  Jake Meehan drive in two runs with two hits, while pitcher George Weber earned his third win of the season.
Niagara County Community College 2, Alfred State 0 (Game 2)
Mike Elwood hit a triple and drove in a run as the Thunderwolves edged their visitors in a much closer game in the nightcap.   Brandon Bielecki struck out eight batters in six innings to earn the win.
NCCC improved its record to 14-10 overall and 5-1 in Region III.
Marist 7, Niagara University 5 (Game 1)
Niagara University hosted Marist on Sunday and split a doubleheader with the Red Foxes.  Alexis Wayne went 2-for-4 for the Purple Eagles and scored three RBIs but Marist took advantage of a five-run third inning to defeat their hosts.
Niagara University 3, Marist 2 (Game 2)
Jennifer Sansano struck out 11 Marist batters while Becky Zill extended her hitting streak to five games, as the Purple Eagles took the second game of their doubleheader against Marist.
Sansano conceded a two-run homer but allowed only four hits in her seven innings of work.
Niagara (4-21, 1-3 MAAC) hosts Siena today at noon.
Broome Community College 16, Niagara County Community College 8
NCCC's women's lacrosse team began their weekend with a tough loss to Broome Community College, though three Thunderwolves produced multiple goals.
Lexi Zugay scored three goals while Mackenzie Oddo and Jill Slomba each scored twice.
Monroe Community College 19, Niagara County Community College 1
The top-ranked junior college women's lacrosse squad showed no mercy as Monroe Community College trounced the Thunderwolves.  Oddo scored NCCC's lone goal.
Niagara women improve at Black Invitational
Niagara women's golf traveled to Bowling Green this weekend and finished in 14th place after the final round of the Dolores Black Invitational tournament.
Four of Niagara's five golfers shot lower than their opening round scores.  Brittany Siechen shot an 81, a 10-stroke improvement, to finish at 172 overall.  Jen Ringler shot an 84 on Sunday (a five-stroke improvement), while Sierra Billhimer (82) and April Nimjareansuk (88) both finished with a two-day total of 173.
Niagara finished with a 695 team score, one stroke behind 13th place IPFW and one stroke in front of Loyola.  Detroit won the event with a total score of 618.