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Behind the season of the 2018 Patriot League Champs

Behind the season of the 2018 Patriot League Champs

Elise Covert, Sports Co-Editor

March 8, 2018

The Bison men’s basketball team (24-9, 16-2 PL), under the leadership of a standout trio of seniors, has seen unprecedented success in the 2017-2018 season. On Mar. 7, the Orange and Blue took on Colgate for the Patriot League Tournament title, their league-leading 12th appearance in the championship...

Women’s basketball beats Navy, sets school record for wins in a season

Women’s basketball beats Navy, sets school record for wins in a season

Isabelle Hinckley, Staff Writer

March 2, 2016

The women’s basketball team defeated Navy 64-52 in Sojka Pavilion on Feb. 27. The game acted as both the final home competition of the regular season and a senior day celebration. The Orange and Blue won for the eighth straight game in a row, improving to 22-6 overall and 16-1 in the Patriot Leagu...

Seniors shine, carry Bison to an 80-59 win over Boston University

Seniors shine, carry Bison to an 80-59 win over Boston University

February 25, 2016

Seniors shine, carry Bison to an 80-59 win over Boston University By Curt Bliamptis, Staff Writer The first-place Bison played Boston University in a game that would determine the top seed in the Patriot League Tournament. The match-up was coupled with Senior Day, on Feb. 21, in which the men’s...

Women’s basketball breaks winning streak

Women’s basketball breaks winning streak

February 5, 2016

Bison break winning streak, fall to Army Bison fall to Army 68-63 By Lauren Whelan Sports Editor Pullout Quote: “Our preseason goals include a Patriot League Championship victory, and we have every intention of reaching that.” After a stunning streak of eight consecutive Patriot Lea...

Bridle and Oladiran shatter records for women’s track and field

Bridle and Oladiran shatter records for women’s track and field

Bethany Blass, Sports Editor

January 27, 2016

At the Gulden Invitational on Jan. 23, Jess Bridle ’16 broke the 400-meter record and qualified for the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Indoor Championship with an impressive time of 55.88.  The invitational also saw another record-breaking time when Kafilat Oladiran ’18 earned the victory...

Bison continue triumphant streak

Bison continue triumphant streak

Kyle Adams, Staff Writer

January 27, 2016

Men’s basketball recorded two exciting victories on Jan. 23 and 25, beating Boston University on the road before returning home to outlast Lafayette. The Orange and Blue improved to 8-1 in the conference and 11-9 overall. Beginning with the Terriers, head coach Nathan Davis’ men knew they were...

Lombardo claims school record in high jump

Lombardo claims school record in high jump

Isabelle Hinckley, Staff Writer

January 27, 2016

On Jan. 23, the men’s track and field team won the Gulden Invitational for the fifth consecutive year. The Bison won eight events overall, scored 82 points, and demonstrated seven IC4A-qualifying performances. Head Coach Kevin Donner was excited not only about the win, but also the team support...

Pair of losses drops Men’s Basketball below .500

Pair of losses drops Men’s Basketball below .500

Kyle Adams, Senior Writer

December 3, 2015

On Nov. 28 the men’s basketball team traveled to Happy Valley to take on the Penn State Nittany Lions. In the seemingly annual November match-up between opponents separated only by 55 miles, Penn State won 62-58. The Orange and Blue have dropped their last two contests against the Blue and White,...

Women’s Basketball Snaps Three-game Winning Streak

Women’s Basketball Snaps Three-game Winning Streak

Curt Bliamptis, Staff Writer

December 2, 2015

The women’s basketball team snapped a three-game winning streak with its loss to Canisius on Nov. 29. Poor shooting really hurt the Bison down the stretch, as they shot 36.4 percent from the floor over the course of the game, and just 30 percent from three. After a frustrating third quarter f...

Football falls to Holy Cross, Carter looks to become third Bison to join 2000-yard club

Football falls to Holy Cross, Carter looks to become third Bison to join 2000-yard club

Eve Wulf, Contributing Writer

November 20, 2015

On Nov. 14, 15 seniors on the football team were honored in their final home game of the season against Holy Cross. The Bison fell to the Crusaders 23-7, placing the team at 4-6 and 1-4 within the Patriot League. Despite the loss, the Orange and Blue were still able to hold Holy Cross to just 23 ...

McGurk Hits Go-Ahead 3, Bison Beat Cleveland State 59-57; Fall to No.3 Notre Dame

McGurk Hits Go-Ahead 3, Bison Beat Cleveland State 59-57; Fall to No.3 Notre Dame

Curt Bliamptis, Staff Writer

November 20, 2015

Megan McGurk’s ’17  go-ahead three-pointer with 44 seconds left in the game put the women’s basketball team over the top against Cleveland State 59-57 on Nov. 13. It was McGurk’s second three-pointer in the last three minutes of the game. This pivotal three-point shot fueled the Bison all night...

Men’s basketball welcomes Davis with booming season-opener

Men’s basketball welcomes Davis with booming season-opener

November 18, 2015

  Kyle Adams The Bison were buzzing with anticipation this past weekend, as one of campus’s most popular athletic programs opened its season on Nov. 13 at Sojka Pavilion. The men’s basketball team returned to action, projected as the preseason No. 2 team in the Patriot League after hiring new...

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