Sports Hall of Fame

March 13, 2019


BUFFALO, NY - The Canisius College Sports Hall of Fame welcomed six new inductees on Saturday, January 26. 

To be eligible for induction, former student-athletes must have completed their eligibility at least 10 years prior, be acclaimed as an undergraduate as one of the outstanding athletes in the college’s history and, since graduation, must have continued to reflect favorably on the college.  Non-athletes may be inducted if they have made outstanding contributions to Canisius College athletics. 

The Canisius Athletics Department also presented the Rev. Paul J. Dugan, SJ, Award to J. Joseph Van Volkenburg ’88, former senior associate director of Campus Ministry.  The award recognizes individuals for their significant contributions to Canisius athletics.

The 56th class of inductees pictured are (l-r): J. Joseph Van Volkenburg ’88, recipient of the Rev. Paul J. Dugan, SJ, Award; Katie L. (Miranto) Burd ’08, MS ’10, softball; Jessica M. (Stackhouse) Bramer ’08, volleyball; Dana “Binky” Johnson ’94, men’s basketball; Matthew P. Mazurek ’07, MS ’12, baseball; Whitney (Card) Buchli ’08, women’s lacrosse; and Peter M. Koehneke, Canisius College athletic trainer.


Click here to read more about each inductee to the Canisius College Sports Hall of Fame.