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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...

Women’s lacrosse falls to Navy, gears up for Senior Night

Marta Considine, Senior Writer
April 27, 2017
Filed under Lacrosse, SPORTS, Women

The women’s lacrosse team traveled to Annapolis, Md. on April 22 to take on Patriot League rival Navy. Despite the 7-4 loss, the Bison played excellent defense as they geared up for Patriot League Playoffs that begin May 2. Goalie Jamie DeWitt ’19 was the backbone for the Bison defense, recording 12 saves...

Women’s lacrosse wins thriller against Colgate, moves into fourth place in PL

Women’s lacrosse wins thriller against Colgate, moves into fourth place in PL

Michael Caruso, Staff Writer
April 20, 2017
Filed under Lacrosse, SPORTS, Top Stories, Top Stories, Women

The Bison women’s lacrosse team topped Colgate on April 15 with a final score of 12-11. Morgan Steinhacker ’20 scored the game winning goal with 23 seconds left in regulation, giving the Orange and Blue a strong chance to qualify for the conference tournament for the second year in a row. Mary...

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...

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,...

Women’s and men’s lacrosse capture Patriot League wins

Women’s and men’s lacrosse capture Patriot League wins

Dani Kaufman, Contributing Writer
March 30, 2017
Filed under Lacrosse, SPORTS

The women’s lacrosse team beat Army in an away match on March 25. Callie DeWitt ’19 said that the motto for this game was “Hard work beats talent, when talent does not work hard.” That spoke volumes to the team effort from the start. The Bison took an early lead and never looked back, finish...

Women’s lacrosse off to best start in 20 years

Women’s lacrosse off to best start in 20 years

Brittany Willwerth, Contributing Writer
March 9, 2017
Filed under Lacrosse, SPORTS

The Bison women’s lacrosse team now has its best six-game start since 1997. The Orange and Blue rallied to defeat visiting Manhattan 8-7 in a non-conference game on March 5, improving to 5-1 overall. Early in the contest, the Orange and Blue trailed 2-0, only to turn around and score six of the...

Men’s lacrosse starts out 0-2 in Patriot League play

Ross Lazarus, Staff Writer
March 9, 2017
Filed under Lacrosse, SPORTS

The Bison men’s lacrosse team faced Navy on March 4. Despite Connor O’Hara ’18 leading the Orange and Blue with a career high goal performance, the Bison could not hold off the Midshipmen and took the 13-7 loss, bringing their record to 0-2 in Patriot League play. The Bison started off strong...

Women’s lacrosse off to best five-game start in eight years

Women’s lacrosse off to best five-game start in eight years

Brittany Willwerth, Contributing Writer
March 2, 2017
Filed under Lacrosse, SPORTS, Top Stories, Top Stories, Women

The Bison women’s lacrosse team improved to 4-1 overall with two wins over Monmouth and Wagner. This is the team’s best five-game start since 2009. In the contest against Monmouth on Feb. 22, the team strode to a 14-10 win, with Sarah Galzerano ’18 leading the way with a career-high five goals....

Men’s lacrosse loses Patriot League opener to Colgate

Men’s lacrosse loses Patriot League opener to Colgate

Marta Considine, Staff Writer
March 2, 2017
Filed under Lacrosse, Men, SPORTS

The Bison opened their Patriot League competition at home against Colgate on Feb. 25. After a 40-minute game delay, the men's lacrosse team came out strong with a 2-1 lead in the opening minutes of the game, but Colgate netted four unanswered goals, including three with a man advantage, to take the lead...

Men’s and women’s lacrosse teams look to bounce back after weekend losses

Ross Lazarus, Contributing Writer
February 23, 2017
Filed under Lacrosse, SPORTS

The men’s lacrosse team faced off against Fairfield while the women’s team took on Hofstra at home on Feb. 18, but both teams fell for their first losses of the season. For the men, the Bison started off strong as they took a 2-0 lead into the second quarter. Strong defense from Matt Gilray...

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