Buffalo State Bengals

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Buffalo State Bengals
UniversityBuffalo State College
ConferenceState University of New York Athletic Conference, Empire 8
NCAADivision III
Athletic directorJerry Boyes
LocationBuffalo, New York
Varsity teams16
Football stadiumCoyer Field
Basketball arenaBuffalo State Sports Arena
MascotBenji the Bengal
ColorsOrange and Black[1]

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


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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


  1. ^ "Web Palette | College Relations | Buffalo State". Retrieved June 19, 2017.
  2. ^ "Buffalo State College Athletics". buffalostateathletics.com. Retrieved 2012-07-17.
  3. ^ "MLB Amateur Draft Picks who came from "Buffalo State College (Buffalo, NY)"". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2013-09-05.

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