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Tennis teams capture four singles titles

September 16, 2010
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By Joyce Novacek Contributing Writer The men’s and women’s tennis teams opened their seasons with impressive appearances at their respective tournaments last weekend. The men earned two singles titles in the Northeast Intercollegiate in Providence, R.I., while the women claimed two titles in the Bu...

Golf sets records

September 15, 2010
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By Rob Duffy Managing Editor The women's golf team scored a school-record 296 on Sunday to take first place in the Bucknell Invitational. The record-setting final round capped a remarkable weekend for the Bison, who tied the previous record with a 303 in the first round Saturday and nearly again wit...

Bachman '12 shoots 66, ties record

September 10, 2010
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By Eric Brod Senior Writer The men’s golf team finished second last weekend at the Colgate Invitational to open the 2010 season. On day two of the tournament, Will Bachman ’12 tied a program record with a score of six-under-par. The team finished with a 36-hole total of 616, 10 strokes behind ...

Football team still searching for offense

September 10, 2010
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By Greg Stevenson Senior Writer The football team dropped to 0-2 for the 2010 season with a 14-3 defeat at Marist on Saturday. Another defensive performance went to waste as the Orange and Blue offense was limited to 159 total yards and just 56 yards on the ground. “Our run game needs to impr...

Field hockey wins at home

September 10, 2010
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By Joyce Novacek Contributing Writer The field hockey team clenched its first victory this season and established a two-game winning streak in a pair of home games this week. The Bison field hockey team shut out Cornell on Saturday and Towson on Sunday with scores of 3-0 and 4-0, respectively. Earning their f...

Volleyball gets win at Canisius

September 10, 2010
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By Cooper Sutton Contributing Writer The women's volleyball team played three matches at the Niagara/Canisius Invitational this past weekend, winning against Canisius but losing against Indiana and Niagara. The Bison started the tournament poorly, losing in three straight sets to Niagara. Young pl...

Offense propels Bison to four wins

September 10, 2010
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By Chris McCree Contributing Writer The men’s water polo team went 4-1 at the Bucknell Invitational this past weekend. The team hosted an eight-team invitational and played five games over three days. The Bison cruised by Toronto, Diablo Valley and Penn State Behrend in their first three contests, but faced stiffer competition...

Women's soccer struggles continue

September 10, 2010
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By Eric Weiss Senior Writer It was a tough week for the women’s soccer team, which dropped a 2-1 decision at St. Francis in overtime Friday and lost at Penn State 5-1 Wednesday. Against St. Francis, Christa Matlack ’11 scored just five minutes into the game. This did not deter the Red Flash, w...

Men's soccer upsets PSU

September 9, 2010
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By Joe Ruby Contributing Writer The men’s soccer team defeated No. 15 Penn State 2-1 on Friday and fell to No. 11 Ohio State by the same score on Sunday at the Penn State Classic in State College. Brendan Burgdorf ’13 scored in each game and was named to the All-Tournament Team along with Ross Libe...

Football drops opener

September 3, 2010
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By Greg Stevenson Senior Writer Taking the field at Duquesne last Saturday night with a new face calling plays, the Bison football team struggled to get its offense going, falling to the Dukes 17-13 in a hard-fought season opener. “On offense, we must be able to run the ball better, especially early ...

Field hockey comes up short in home games

September 3, 2010
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By Eric Weiss Senior Writer The Bison field hockey team faced another weekend of stiff competition as the women fell to Albany 3-2 and No. 4 Princeton 7-0. At this weekend’s first home game, the Bison conceded two early goals to Albany. Daphne Voormolen led Albany to victory. Her hat trick was the on...

Water polo wins three out of four

September 3, 2010
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By Eric Brod Senior Writer The men’s water polo team opened its season with three wins at the Navy Open this past weekend in Annapolis, Md. On Sunday, the Orange and Blue capped off an impressive weekend with a 16-13 victory over the Fordham Rams. The team tallied eight goals in the third frame ...

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