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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...

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...

Track and field dominates meets across the nation

Scott Goldstein, Staff Writer
April 13, 2017
Filed under SPORTS, Track & Field, Women

From April 7-8, the men’s and women’s track and field teams traveled and competed in two different meets: the IC4A Championship qualifier at Arizona State University and the George Mason Invitational. At the IC4A qualifier, William Melchionni ’19 qualified for the 200-meter dash with a time...

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...

Men’s and women’s track and field take gold in 22 events

Scott Goldstein, Staff Writer
March 30, 2017
Filed under SPORTS, Track & Field

Men’s and women’s track and field teams traveled down the road to Selinsgrove, Pa. on March 25 to compete in the Jim Taylor Invitational, winning nine and 13 events respectively. Sophomore sensation Reggie Harris ’19 topped 43 competitors to win the long jump with a jump of 21-10 3/4, in addition...

Men’s track and field finishes 12th, women’s 18th at championships in Boston

Doug Hendry, Senior Writer
March 9, 2017
Filed under SPORTS, Track & Field

The track and field teams completed their indoor season with championships in Boston from March 4–5. The men competed at the IC4A Championships, finishing tied for 12th out of 43 teams, while the women competed at the ECAC Championships, tying for 18th place out of 44 teams. Seven Bison men were...

Bison dominate PL Indoor Track and Field Championships

Becky Chambers, Senior Writer
February 23, 2017
Filed under SPORTS, Track & Field

The men’s and women’s track and field teams traveled to Boston Feb. 17–19 for the Patriot League Indoor Track and Field Championships. The women’s team brought home the trophy, winning the Patriot League indoor title, while the men earned a fourth-place finish and a few All-Patriot League nods. Feb....

Track and field dominates Bucknell Tune-Up in preparation for Patriot League Championships

Track and field dominates Bucknell Tune-Up in preparation for Patriot League Championships

Erica Chen, Contributing Writer
February 16, 2017
Filed under SPORTS, Track & Field

The men’s and women’s Bison track and field teams hosted their final meet of the indoor season on Feb. 10 before the Patriot League Indoor Championships. The women won eight events, dominating the Bucknell Tune-Up. Highlights include Carly Reiner ’17 winning the 60-meter dash, Elyse Pettaway...

Track and field concludes busy weekend, women’s relay breaks school record

Becky Chambers, Staff Writer
February 9, 2017
Filed under SPORTS, Track & Field

Men and women’s track and field teams had a very busy weekend dividing and conquering to participate in both the Youngstown State Invitational in Ohio and Notre Dame’s Meyo Invitational on Feb. 3 and 4. It was a weekend filled with top-10 finishes, broken records, and qualifying times. The meet...

Bendzinski breaks mile record at Penn State National Open

Erica Chen, Contributing Writer
February 2, 2017
Filed under SPORTS, Track & Field

At the Penn State National Open on Jan. 27–28, Christine Bendzinski ’18 set a new Bison women’s record for the mile. Finishing fourth in her race, Bendzinski landed a time of 4:45.36, shattering the previous program record by over four seconds. Both the men’s and women’s teams performed...

Track and field continues hot streak at Gulden Invitational

Erica Chen, Contributing Writer
January 26, 2017
Filed under SPORTS, Track & Field

The Bison women’s and men’s track and field teams secured a pair of wins at the Gulden Invitational on Jan. 21 to earn points to qualify for the 2017 ICA4-ECAC Outdoor Championships. With more than 33 competitive events, the Bison had many opportunities to utilize the depth of both teams this...

Lombardo records fourth-best jump in school’s history

Isabelle Hinckley, Staff Writer
April 28, 2016
Filed under Men, SPORTS, Track & Field

The men’s track team hosted another meet at Christy Mathewson-Memorial Stadium on April 23. Scoring 143 points, the Bison finished second overall in a field of eight teams. “This has been a great outdoor season, and I’m impressed with the way our team has stepped up so far. Our younger guys in...

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