05/09/14 2:00pm
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McGann-Mercy graduate Saśa Vann became an All-American today in the 4 x 400 relay at the NCAA Division III Indoor Championships. (Credit: Buffalo State Athletics)

McGann-Mercy graduate Saśa Vann set a school record in the 400-meter dash for Buffalo State. (Credit: Buffalo State Athletics)

Saśa Vann, a former Bishop McGann-Mercy Diocesan High School athlete, claimed a pair of conference titles as Buffalo State rallied to finish second in the eight-team State University of New York Athletic Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships this past weekend in Geneseo.  (more…)

02/13/14 7:00pm
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Sasa Vann. (Buffalo State Athletics photo)

Sasa Vann, a former Bishop McGann-Mercy Diocesan High School athlete, highlighted four school-record-setting performances by Buffalo State as the Bengals competed against one of the premier fields in the Northeast with competitors from all divisions at the recent Boston University Valentine Invitational.


04/17/13 9:00pm
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BUFFALO STATE ATHLETICS PHOTO | Mercy graduate Sasa Vann has helped the Buffalo State 4×400 relay team to the 10th fastest time in the nation.

COLLEGE WOMEN’S TRACK AND FIELD: Vann on relay team Sasa Vann, a former runner for Bishop McGann-Mercy Diocesan High School (’12), is a member of Buffalo State’s 4×400-meter relay team, which has clocked as having the 10th-fastest time in the nation this season, 3 minutes 57.13 seconds.

COLLEGE WOMEN’S TENNIS: Bundrick named all-conference First-year player Erica Bundrick of Mattituck was one of seven Saint Michael’s College (Vt.) players to combine for a program-record nine all-conference honors. Bundrick landed a spot on both the Northeast-10 Conference third team at No. 2 singles and on the six-player NE-10 All-Rookie Team. During the regular season, she was 9-5 in singles, including 9-2 during league action, and has posted a 9-5 doubles mark, including 8-3 in the conference. Bundrick is the program’s initial first-year player to earn an all-conference nod since Alex Dalton in 2010.

PAL FOOTBALL: Registration info The Riverhead Police Athletic League is accepting registrations for football players ages 7 through 12 and cheerleaders who are grades 2 through 6 for the 2013 season. Registration may be made in person on Tuesday, April 23, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Senior Citizen Human Resource Center at 60 Shade Tree Lane in Aquebogue. To register by mail, go to www.townofriverheadny.gov, Local Links, Hot Links, go to Juvenile Aid Bureau, drag the side bar down to Registrations, print the necessary forms and mail to the PAL office. Forms are also located at the PAL office at 210 Howell Avenue in Riverhead. The registration deadline is Friday, April 26.

12/09/12 2:25pm
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ROBERT O’ROURK FILE PHOTO | Sasa Vann competing for Mercy last winter.

Former McGann-Mercy standout sprinter Sasa Vann began her collegiate career Saturday racing for Buffalo State at the Golden Flash Gala.

Vann raced in the 300-meter dash and placed 15th in 42.19 seconds. The race featured 40 runners. Vann’s teammate, Jazmin Dunham, finished seventh in a school-record time of 40.95.

The meet was held at Kent State University.

Vann was an all-state runner for Mercy last year in her senior season. She finished her track career at Mercy with two individual school records for the indoor season (300, long jump) and four during the outdoor season (100, 200, 400, long jump).