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Volleyball completes undefeated weekend

Volleyball completes undefeated weekend

Emily Doyle, Contributing Writer

September 12, 2019

The Bison volleyball team hosted their home opener invitational on Sept. 6 and Sept. 7. Going up against Saint Peter’s, Siena and St. Francis Brooklyn, the team collected three victories over the course of the weekend. On Sept. 6, the Orange and Blue competed against Saint Peter’s, ending with...

Women’s soccer tallies crucial win against Towson after tough losses

Women’s soccer tallies crucial win against Towson after tough losses

Bri Pomonis, Senior Writer

September 12, 2019

The Bison women’s soccer team sought to improve their 1-3 record in a double-header weekend facing Cornell and Towson. After coming up short against Cornell, the latter game marked a massive turnaround for the Bison, ending a four-game losing streak with a 2-1 victory over the Towson Tigers. On...

Water polo cruises to 4-0 weekend

Anna Carroll, Senior Writer

September 12, 2019

The Bison men’s water polo team got off to a hot start this season, bringing home a 4-0 record for their opening weekend of games at Brown University. Through their games, the Bison fought hard all weekend, securing victories against MIT, Cal Baptist, St. Francis Brooklyn and host team Brown. The...

Beyond the Bison: Meet Ireland’s national pastime

Beyond the Bison: Meet Ireland’s national pastime

Elise Covert, Senior Writer

September 12, 2019

My slew of ESPN alerts from NFL’s opening weekend was a blatant reminder of just how quintessential American football is, and how team drama and dazzling plays capture the minds of so many in this country. In a similar fashion, Irish sports fans are captivated by their own national pastime, the fastest...

Field Hockey goes 1-1 in Virginia

Holly Burns, Contributing Writer

September 12, 2019

The Bison field hockey team competed in two difficult games this past weekend against Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) and Richmond. With both games played on the road, the Bison finished the weekend 1-1, improving their overall record to 2-2. In their first game of the weekend on Sept. 7, the...

Athlete of the Week: Brooke Stark ‘20, Volleyball

Athlete of the Week: Brooke Stark ‘20, Volleyball

Leah Fogelsanger, Senior Writer

September 12, 2019

The Bison volleyball team has begun their season with an incredible first couple matches. With a current record of five wins and one loss, the Bison are dominating the competition. This has taken the efforts of every member of the team, but none more important than senior Brooke Stark. This past weekend,...

Pioneers explosive second quarter proves too much for Bison football

Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer

September 12, 2019

On Sept. 7, the Bison football team competed against Sacred Heart University, suffering a 30-10 loss. Wide receiver Dominic Lyles ’22 was a force to be reckoned with against the Pioneers, catching five passes for 98 yards and a 50-yard touchdown. His touchdown catch marked the Bison’s first offensive...

Women’s cross country places 4th, men’s team shows improvement

Sarah Hazard, Contributing Writer

September 12, 2019

On Sept. 7, the Bison women’s and men’s cross country teams traveled to Hamilton, N.Y. to compete in the Harry Lang Invite. Despite both the men’s and women’s teams withholding certain runners from competing in order to preserve peak performances, the teams nonetheless displayed strong showings. On...

Men’s soccer concedes late goal, lose to Mount St. Mary’s

Men’s soccer concedes late goal, lose to Mount St. Mary’s

Stephen Olick-Sutphen, Senior Writer

September 12, 2019

On Sept. 6 at Emmitt Field, the Bison men’s soccer team competed against Mount St. Mary’s, ultimately falling 2-1. With this most recent loss, the Orange and Blue now hold a 1-2 record overall. The Bison created multiple opportunities to take the lead, with Eddie Perez-Pelaez ’23 and Jameson...

Tennis combines to win five championships at Bucknell Invitational

Tennis combines to win five championships at Bucknell Invitational

Justin Schaumberger, Sports Co-Editor

September 12, 2019

The Bison men’s and women’s tennis teams had strong showings from Sept. 6 to Sept. 8 in the Bucknell Invitational. The women’s team played especially well bringing home five total championships.  Over the three day competition, the women’s team won three singles championships and both doubles br...

Bison rebound from opening loss to Fairleigh Dickinson with 4-1 win at Canisius

Bison rebound from opening loss to Fairleigh Dickinson with 4-1 win at Canisius

Stephen Olick-Sutphen, Senior Writer

September 5, 2019

On Aug. 30, the Orange and Blue men’s soccer team competed in their home opener against Fairleigh Dickinson. In a back-and-forth game, the Bison came back from a one-goal deficit before Fairleigh Dickinson scored in the final minutes to secure the win. On Sept. 1, the Bison bounced back from the loss...

Field hockey splits opening weekend

Field hockey splits opening weekend

Anna Carroll, Senior Writer

September 5, 2019

The Bison field hockey team battled hard this weekend in two tough matchups against James Madison and Lock Haven. Playing one at home and one on the road, the Bison concluded their first weekend of the season with a 1-1 record. In their home opener on Aug. 30, the Orange and Blue fought hard for a ne...

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