When the 2004 Empire State Games begin Thursday morning in Binghamton, N.Y., there will be plenty of Canisius College flavor on the fields, courts and benches. A number of current and former Golden Griffin players and coaches will take part in the 27th annual event, which runs from July 28-Aug. 1.
Below is a list of Griffs that are taking part in this year's event. Check back to GoGriffs.com for updates through the weekend.
Men's Basketball Western Open Team John Popofski Darnell Wilson
Central Open Team Jon Ferris '04
Women's Basketball Central Open Team Mere Mullins
Men's Soccer Western Open Team Matthew Waddington Al Franjoine '04
Women's Soccer Adirondack Open Team Jen Smith
Softball Western Open Team Mike Rappl - Coach Lindsay Garbacz Katie Miranto Courtney Piar Natalie Osika Jesse Rosenhahn '99
Volleyball Western Open Team Sarah Boeckel - Coach Former assistant coach Todd Kamenash - Coach Cathy Hummel Lindsay Matikosh
Jess Stackhouse Jackie Reed
Western Scholastic Team Cathy Hummel - Coach