Toronto Blue Jays draftee Nick Sinay broke UB’s single-season record for stolen bases as a junior, streaking his way to 39 total swipes. Sources report offseason training included evasion of a cartoon coyote.
Versatile infielder Alexis Curtiss’ .429 batting average and .696 slugging percentage were each second in the MAC among softball players with more than 100 at-bats. She was not a favorite among pitchers.
Freshman Courtney Gilbert was named to the Canadian junior national softball roster for the Junior Women’s World Championship in August. She was the only Ontario player to make the team.
According to the SPARQ statistic, which compares workout results of NFL prospects, taking into account their size and position, UB grad and Seahawks draft pick Kristjan Sokoli is the most athletic draftee in the last 10 years, at 4.33 standard deviations from the mean.