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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...

Women’s water polo finishes final home tournament of season 2-2

Women’s water polo finishes final home tournament of season 2-2

Brittany Willwerth, Contributing Writer
April 6, 2017
Filed under SPORTS, Water Polo, Women

The women’s water polo team sought to build upon its developing record from April 1-2 after boosting its rank to 25th in the nation. The Bison started their weekend run by snagging a win against George Washington, defeating them 14-6. Picking up the first conference win of the season, Emily Konishi...

Women’s water polo battles three nationally-ranked teams at Wolverine Classic

Clayton Keller, Contributing Writer
March 9, 2017
Filed under SPORTS, Water Polo

The Bison women’s water polo team traveled to Ann Arbor, Mich. to compete with some of the best water polo teams in the country from March 4–5, including three nationally ranked teams. Despite winning their first game, the Orange and Blue closed the weekend with a record of 1-3. The team s...

Women’s water polo competes in Mercyhurst Invitational

Brittany Willwerth, Contributing Writer
February 23, 2017
Filed under SPORTS, Water Polo

The women’s water polo team traveled to Erie, Pa. to face George Washington, Mercyhurst, VMI, and Gannon at the Mercyhurst Invitational Feb. 18–19. Coming off a strong performance in the Bison Invitational Feb. 10–12, the team sought to keep their momentum rolling. In their first game of...

Women’s water polo earns first wins at Bison Invitational

Women’s water polo earns first wins at Bison Invitational

February 16, 2017
Filed under SPORTS, Water Polo, Women

Brittany Willwerth, Contributing Writer In the season home-opener on Feb. 10–12, the women’s water polo team successfully bounced back following losses at the Bruno Classic on Feb. 4–5. The Bison Invitational included Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, Gannon, George Washington, Harvard, Mercyhurst...

Men’s water polo ends second-best season with sudden death OT loss

Bri Pomonis, Staff Writer
December 1, 2016
Filed under Men, Water Polo

The men’s water polo team completed one of the most successful seasons in program history on Nov. 26 at the NCAA Championship Play-In Game in a sudden victory overtime 13-12 loss to Harvard. A season record of 23-4 before the game left the Orange and Blue No. 12 nationally, with Harvard taking...

Joksimovic leads men’s water polo in three conference victories

Joksimovic leads men’s water polo in three conference victories

Kyle Greene, Contributing Writer
November 11, 2016
Filed under Men, SPORTS, Water Polo

The Bison men’s water polo team has a reason to celebrate after its performance Nov. 5 and 6. The Orange and Blue beat conference opponents Fordham University, Wagner College, and Johns Hopkins University in Kinney Natatorium to finish their regular season play as the number one seeded team in...

Men’s water polo finishes 3-1 at Santa Clara

Anslee Krouch, Staff Writer
October 27, 2016
Filed under SPORTS, Water Polo

The No. 10 men’s water polo team traveled to Saratoga, Calif. and Santa Clara, Calif. Oct. 22-23 for the Santa Clara Rodeo. On Oct. 22, the Bison opened the day with a tough 9-7 loss to California Baptist University (Cal Baptist). However, this loss didn’t stop them from beating Loyola Marymount,...

Men’s water polo goes 2-1 at invitational

Elise Covert, Staff Writer
October 20, 2016
Filed under SPORTS, Water Polo

The men’s water polo team is tied as No. 10 in the nation after playing in the Harvard Invitational Oct. 15-16. The Bison finished with two wins and one loss at the Invitational, bringing their record to 14-3 this season. On Oct. 15, the team faced off against No. 9 Princeton Tigers....

Joksimovic shines, leads men’s water polo 4-0 at Bison Invitational

Curt Bliamptis, Staff Writer
September 22, 2016
Filed under SPORTS, Water Polo

The men’s water polo team had a perfect 4-0 weekend at the Bison Invitational Sept. 16-18. The Orange and Blue defeated Salem International, Washington & Jefferson, Mercyhurst, and Brown. In the Sept. 16 game against Salem International, the Bison opened their home schedule. The Orange and...

Men’s water polo goes 2-1 at Bruno Classic

Reagan Cerney, Staff Writer
September 8, 2016
Filed under Men, SPORTS, Water Polo

Ranked No. 18 in the nation according to preseason polls, the men’s water polo team took on MIT, St. Francis Brooklyn, and Pacific on Sept. 3-4 to open their competitive season. The Orange and Blue had high expectations for their first set of games at the Bruno Classic in Providence, R.I. The...

Women’s water polo collects most season wins since 2010

Eleanor Hagan, Staff Writer
April 21, 2016
Filed under SPORTS, Water Polo, Women

The women’s water polo team traveled to Princeton, N.J. to wrap up its regular season on April 16-17. The Bison had four contests against ranked opponents, No. 6 Michigan, No. 18 Harvard, No. 13 Indiana, and No. 15 Princeton. On April 16, the Bison had a rough start with a 16-4 loss to Michigan....

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