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Southern championships: Men’s water polo finishes in fourth, secures bid for CWPA championship

Southern championships: Men’s water polo finishes in fourth, secures bid for CWPA championship

Eve Wulf, Staff Writer

November 12, 2015

On Nov. 6-8, the men’s water polo team hosted the Southern Championships in Kinney Natatorium. The No. 2 seed Bison were unable to win a championship at home. The No. 1 seed Princeton Tigers reaffirmed their ranking by coming in first place in the 11-team field after beating No. 3 seed Johns Hopkins...

Men’s water polo secures second seed in Southern Championships

Men’s water polo secures second seed in Southern Championships

Eve Wulf, Staff Writer

November 4, 2015

  The men’s water polo team competed on Oct. 31 at Princeton against the Tigers in the final league game of the season and hosted Mercyhurst on Nov. 1 in the final game of the regular season. Though they fell to Princeton, the Orange and Blue redeemed themselves by triumphing against Mercyhurst....

Men’s soccer falls to American, shuts out Loyola

Men’s soccer falls to American, shuts out Loyola

Bethany Blass, Assistant Sports Editor

October 28, 2015

The Bison suffered a tough 3-0 loss to American on Oct. 24, bringing their short winning streak to an abrupt halt. However, they got back on track with a 5-0 triumph over Loyola on Oct. 28. The match against American remained scoreless until the 64th minute when American took advantage of a mistake i...

Offense falls flat in 17-9 homecoming loss against Georgetown

Offense falls flat in  17-9 homecoming loss against Georgetown

Bethany Blass, Assistant Sports Editor

October 28, 2015

Quarterback R.J. Nitti ’17 completed 28 passes with a career-high of 338 yards during the Homecoming game against Georgetown Oct. 24. Will Carter ’17 made a career-high 12 catches. Bobby Kaslander ’16 had a 100-yard receiving performance, the second during his career, while C.J. Williams ’17...

Men’s soccer shuts out Navy 1-0

Men’s soccer shuts out Navy 1-0

Bethany Blass, Assistant Sports Editor

October 22, 2015

The Bison defeated the favored conference opponent, Navy, in a 1-0 shutout on Oct. 17. Goalkeeper Clarke Fox ’16 had nine saves to keep the men’s soccer team alive. Adam Bradshaw ’17 assisted the sole goal for the Orange and Blue, to be finished off by a Navy competitor for an own goal. “We...

Sydnor shines for field hockey

Sydnor shines for field hockey

Madeleine Liotta, Staff Writer

October 21, 2015

The Orange and Blue posted a 5-2 win over Holy Cross on Oct. 17. The following day’s game was a bit more disappointing, with a 3-2 loss to Penn in overtime. The game against Holy Cross held serious importance within the conference. It was necessary for the Bison to perform during this game, and...

Sixth overtime game in ten contest ends in 1-1 tie for men’s soccer against Holy Cross

Sixth overtime game in ten contest ends in 1-1 tie for men’s soccer against Holy Cross

Jonathan Tewodros, Senior Writer

October 8, 2015

Amidst the cold and rainy weather, the men’s soccer team faced off against the Holy Cross Crusaders on Oct. 3 and finished in a 1-1 tie. The Bison played their sixth overtime game in 10 outings and now have a record of 3-3-4. This was the Bison’s second Patriot League match of the season, as well as their second Patriot League tie ...

Winter Sports Recap/Audrey Dotson Feature

Winter Sports Recap/Audrey Dotson Feature

January 22, 2015

Barbara Bell, Sports Editor Lauren Whelan, Assistant Sports Editor Women’s basketball captain Audrey Dotson ’15 spent the last few minutes of her game at Binghamton on Dec. 28 being constantly placed in chances in the press box. Without realizing it, she was on the cusp of a major mileston...

Men’s Soccer Defends Home Turf With Shutout of Lafayette

Men’s Soccer Defends Home Turf With Shutout of Lafayette

Doug Hendry, Sports Writer

October 30, 2014

In its search for a spot in the Patriot League conference tournament, the men’s soccer team earned four points with its 1-1 tie at Colgate on Oct. 25 and 2-0 win against Lafayette at Emmitt Field on Oct. 29. The Orange and Blue entered the game against Colgate tied in fifth place, and needed to ho...

Where Are They Now?

Where Are They Now?

October 9, 2014

Jay Wright: Jay Wright ’83, certainly most known for his leadership role as head coach for Villanova’s men’s basketball team, played on our University’s basketball team in 1979-1983 under head coach Charlie Woollum. “My favorite part of playing at Bucknell was playing in Davis Gym with...

Return of the NFL

Doug Hendry, Sports Editor

September 12, 2014

Finally, after seven months since the last time we’ve seen meaningful football, the NFL is back. The score of 43-8 is probably still in the heads of all Seattle and Denver fans, but it is a new season now. The fields have been worked on, players have been preparing since training camp opened back...

Women’s golf captures Patriot League Title

Emily Evancho, Sports Editor

April 24, 2014

The women’s golf team capped off their 2014 season when they claimed the Patriot League Championship on April 19 and 20 by swinging into a grand total of 930 points over 54 holes. Seniors Bridget Wilcox, Kasha Scott, and Lauren Bernard ended their Orange and Blue careers with this terrific victor...

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