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Lacrosse splits games: women defeat American

Marta Considine, Staff Writer
April 13, 2017
Filed under Lacrosse, Men, SPORTS, Women

Men’s and women’s lacrosse faced competitive opponents on April 8 against Mount St. Mary’s and American, respectively. The women were able to tally a win, while the men fell short in a tight match. Women’s lacrosse traveled to Washington to take on American University. At the beginning of...

Bison golf teams compete as Patriot League Championships loom near

Ross Lazarus, Staff Writer
April 13, 2017
Filed under Golf, Golf, Men, SPORTS, Women

The men’s and women’s Bison golf teams competed in tournaments on April 10-11, where the men’s team finished ninth out of 14 teams in the Finegan Invitational, and the women placed 14th out of 15 teams in the Hoya Invitational. Both teams look to improve as the Patriot League Championship fast...

NHL will not go to Pyeongchang 2018

Bri Pomonis, Sports Co-Editor
April 13, 2017
Filed under Beyond the Bison, SPORTS

For the first time since 1998, the National Hockey League (NHL) will not take a break during the 2017-18 season to allow players to compete in the 2018 Pyeongchang, South Korea Winter Olympics. The decision created a slew of reactions from players and fans, but as of now, the Board of Governors firmly...

Bison tennis teams secure crucial Patriot League victories

Bison tennis teams secure crucial Patriot League victories

Brittany Willwerth, Staff Writer
April 13, 2017
Filed under Men, SPORTS, Tennis, Tennis, Top Stories, Top Stories, Women

The Bison tennis teams were back in action this past weekend, with the men facing Navy and Lafayette on April 8 and 9, respectively, while the women challenged Lafayette and Towson on April 9 and 11, respectively. First up for the men was Navy, who defeated the Orange and Blue 5-2 on April 8. In...

Softball leads Patriot League with undefeated 6-0 start in conference

Softball leads Patriot League with undefeated 6-0 start in conference

Alexa Girasole, Contributing Writer
April 6, 2017
Filed under Softball, SPORTS, Top Stories, Top Stories

The Bison softball team leads the Patriot League as the only remaining undefeated team in league play at 6-0. With a three-game sweep of Colgate from April 1-2, the Orange and Blue improved their overall record to 21-5, their best start since 1993. The Orange and Blue shut out Colgate with a 3-0...

Bison runners set personal bests at Colonial Relays

Bison runners set personal bests at Colonial Relays

Becky Chambers, Staff Writer
April 6, 2017
Filed under Men, SPORTS, Track & Field, Women

The men’s and women’s Bison track and field teams traveled to Williamsburg, Va., to compete in the Colonial Relays on March 31 to April 1. Despite battling inclement weather and delays, the women’s team came through to win the meet with 65 points with the men’s team tying 18th out...

Sideline Coaches Program allows faculty and staff an inside look at the life of a student-athlete

Elise Covert, Sports Co-Editor
April 6, 2017
Filed under SPORTS

There’s no question that the University is one of the best places to be a student-athlete. The department of athletics has long prided itself on fostering a culture that is conducive to students’ success both on the playing field and in the classroom. In 1989, the Sideline Coaches Program was...

Beyond the Bison: Boa Esporte: A club for killers

Beyond the Bison: Boa Esporte: A club for killers

Bri Pomonis, Sports Co-Editor
April 6, 2017
Filed under Beyond the Bison, SPORTS

In 2010, Brazilian soccer player Bruno Fernandes de Souza had his 25-year-old mistress kidnapped, strangled, dismembered, and fed to dogs. After serving under seven years in prison, he will once again return to the field. Eliza Samudio claimed the popular goalkeeper, who was married at the time of...

Men’s lacrosse loses fast-paced Army game 11-10

Men’s lacrosse loses fast-paced Army game 11-10

Michael Caruso, Staff Writer
April 6, 2017
Filed under Lacrosse, Men, SPORTS

The Orange and Blue men’s lacrosse team (4-6 overall, 2-4 in Patriot League) fell short of a victory against Army on Senior Day April 1 with a final score of 11-10. Will Sands ’18 led the charge for the Bison with one goal and his third straight five-assist game to aid in the comeback attempt. The...

Women’s lacrosse improves to 2-2 in PL with Holy Cross win

Ross Lazarus, Staff Writer
April 6, 2017
Filed under Lacrosse, SPORTS, Women

After the danger of a winter storm on April 1, the women’s lacrosse team faced Holy Cross on April 2. The cold weather in Worcester, Mass. did not stop the intensity of the two teams. In a very important Patriot League match-up, both teams looked to improve their divisional record. Before the game,...

Athlete of the Week: Mike Castellani ’17

Elise Covert, Sports Co-Editor
April 6, 2017
Filed under Bison Athlete of the Week, SPORTS

Mike Castellani ’17 has been playing baseball for as long as he can remember. While he played multiple sports as a child, he became hooked on baseball from his first season of T-ball. Hailing from Avon, Conn., Castellani was a varsity baseball player for three years in high school and named...

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...

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