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Track and field posts record-breaking weekend

Track and field posts record-breaking weekend

Becky Chambers, Senior Writer
April 27, 2017
Filed under Men, SPORTS, Top Stories, Top Stories, Track & Field, Women

The track and field team hosted the Bucknell Team Challenge at Christy Mathewson-Memorial Stadium on April 22. It was a record-breaking meet, with two school records shattered and the Bison men’s and women’s teams both taking home the gold. Christine Bendzinski ’18 and Matthew Fay ’19 were...

Men’s lacrosse falls short in season’s final game at Lehigh

Mike Caruso, Staff Writer
April 27, 2017
Filed under Lacrosse, Men, SPORTS

Bison men’s lacrosse lost a close game against Lehigh on April 21 with a final score of 9-6 to finish the season. After entering the game tied for sixth place in the Patriot League, the win gave the Mountain Hawks the post-season advancement. Sean O’Brien ’18 and Connor O’Hara ’18...

Men’s tennis ends season with powerful performance in PLT

Brittany Willwerth, Contributing Writer
April 27, 2017
Filed under Men, SPORTS, Tennis

After finishing out regular season play with an overall record of 10-17 and 3-4 in the Patriot League, men’s tennis qualified for the 2017 Patriot League Championship that took place April 21-22. The sixth-seeded Orange and Blue edged out third-seeded Lehigh 4-3. Falling to second-seeded Navy...

Baseball looks to clinch playoff berth next week in Navy series

Lucas Friedman, Contributing Writer
April 27, 2017
Filed under Baseball, SPORTS

The Bison baseball team squared off against Holy Cross with a chance to crawl closer to clinching a Patriot League playoff spot in enemy territory. Both the Bison and the Holy Cross Crusaders entered the four-game series that ran from April 22-23 with an 8-4 Patriot League record, tied for second...

Women’s golf finish fifth in PL, men prepare for championships with final match at Navy

Bri Pomonis, Sports Co-Editor
April 27, 2017
Filed under Golf, Golf, Men, SPORTS, Women

The women’s golf team finished its season at the Patriot League Championship from April 22-23, while the men’s team prepared for the Patriot League Championships on April 29-30 with their penultimate match of the year at the Navy Invitational. The women finished fifth out of six teams, and the...

Track and field teams place top-three in Bison Outdoor Classic

Track and field teams place top-three in Bison Outdoor Classic

Becky Chambers, Senior Writer
April 20, 2017
Filed under Men, SPORTS, Track & Field, Women

The Bison track and field teams hosted the Bison Outdoor Classic at Christy Mathewson-Memorial Stadium from April 14-15. The men were able to place third in a field of 18 teams, while the women took home the gold, beating out 19 other teams. On April 14, Colleen Buckley ’19 and Kate Scott ’17...

Men’s tennis closes out regular season with three consecutive matches

Men’s tennis closes out regular season with three consecutive matches

Bri Pomonis, Sports Co-Editor
April 20, 2017
Filed under Men, SPORTS, Tennis

Men’s tennis competed in their last three regular season matches April 15-17. Despite falling to Patriot League opponents Colgate and Lehigh in the first two matches, the team outshone final non-league opponent Bloomsburg on April 17. With Patriot League Championships approaching on April 20, the...

Baseball seniors shine on Senior Day with Lafayette sweep

Lucas Friedman, Contributing Writer
April 20, 2017
Filed under Baseball, SPORTS

The Bison baseball team had four crucial wins against a tough Patriot League foe, Lafayette, on April 15-16. The Orange and Blue improved their overall record to 17-18, while boasting an 8-4 Patriot League record, which moves them into a tie for second place with Holy Cross, who they face off agains...

Men’s basketball assistant coach Joe Meehan receives national recognition

Elise Covert, Sports Co-Editor
April 20, 2017
Filed under Basketball, Men, SPORTS

Bison men’s basketball assistant coach Joe Meehan was named to the 2016-2017 Under Armour 30-Under-30 honors list. The list recognizes the top young men’s college basketball coaches in the country. Meehan played college basketball at Lebanon Valley College, where he was a three-year captain and three...

Bison football partners with Be The Match organization

Elise Covert, Sports Co-Editor
April 13, 2017
Filed under Football, SPORTS

The Bison football team partnered with the nonprofit organization Be The Match to host a bone marrow donor registry drive in the Elaine Langone Center on April 3. Be The Match partners donors with recipients suffering from certain blood illnesses. A bone marrow transplant has the potential to be life-saving...

Women’s water polo concludes regular season

Becky Chambers, Senior Writer
April 13, 2017
Filed under SPORTS, Water Polo, Women

The women’s water polo team traveled to Hartwick College in Oneonta, N.Y to face off against No. 20 Harvard University and No. 14 Indiana University on April 8 and against Brown University on April 9. Although the Bison were not able to come away with any wins, they played well and competed...

Bison baseball falls short in weekend series against Army West Point

Lucas Friedman, Contributing Writer
April 13, 2017
Filed under Baseball, SPORTS

Bison baseball faced Army West Point for a four-game set from April 8-9. Both teams came into the series 3-1 in Patriot League play, with first place at stake for the winner of the series. The Orange and Blue were coming off a series victory against Lehigh in Bethlehem, Pa. Returning home, the te...

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