Buffalo State Bengals

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Buffalo State Bengals
University Buffalo State College
Conference State University of New York Athletic Conference, Empire 8
NCAA Division III
Athletic director Jerry Boyes
Location Buffalo, New York
Varsity teams 16
Football stadium Coyer Field
Basketball arena Buffalo State Sports Arena
Mascot Benji the Bengal
Nickname Bengals
Colors Orange and Black[1]
Website www.buffalostateathletics.com

The Buffalo State Bengals are composed of 18 teams representing Buffalo State College in intercollegiate athletics, including men and women's basketball, cross country, ice hockey, soccer, swimming & diving, and track and field. Men's sports include football. Women's sports include volleyball, lacrosse, and softball. The Bengals compete in the NCAA Division III and are members of the State University of New York Athletic Conference for most sports, except for the football team, which competes in the Empire 8.[2]


Men's Women's
Basketball Basketball
Cross Country Cross Country
Football Ice Hockey
Ice Hockey Lacrosse
Rugby Rugby
Soccer Soccer
Swimming & Diving Softball
Track and Field Swimming & Diving
Track and Field


Former teams[edit]


Buffalo State has had 6 Major League Baseball Draft selections since the draft began in 1965.[3]

Year Player Round Team
1966 Carlson RichardRichard Carlson 61 Yankees
1966 Bettecher TomTom Bettecher 60 Yankees
1966 Jones BertBert Jones 7 Orioles
1967 Carlson RichardRichard Carlson 3 Mets
1969 Quinn DanielDaniel Quinn 22 Pirates
1974 Walton JonathonJonathon Walton 19 Pirates


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