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Yorke’s record performance sends men’s lacrosse past Marist

Yorke’s record performance sends men’s lacrosse past Marist

Holly Burns, Senior Writer

March 5, 2020

The Bison men’s lacrosse team faced the Marist Red Foxes this past Saturday, Feb. 29. The Orange and Blue secured a 20-11 victory. Bison attacker Will Yorke ’20 led the team with a school-record of nine goals and tied the record for total points with 11. Yorke’s nine-goal performance is also...

Track and field posts impressive marks but misses first place finish at Patriot League Championships

Leah Fogelsanger, Sports Co-Editor

March 5, 2020

This past weekend, the Bison women’s and men’s track and field teams traveled to Bethlehem, Pa. to compete at the Patriot League Championships, hosted at Lehigh University. The men’s team posted a third-place finish, with Jeff Brown ’20 and Stefone Moore-Green ’20 having standout performances...

Women’s basketball survives nail-biter against Boston

Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer

March 5, 2020

The Bison women’s basketball team defeated the Boston University Terriers on Saturday, Feb. 29 55-53, in a game that was too close for comfort. The win tallies the team’s seventh consecutive victory, as they improved their record to 22-6 overall and 15-2 in the Patriot League. Autumn Ceppi ’21...

The USWNT’s salary struggle

The USWNT’s salary struggle

Michael Caruso, Senior Sports Writer

March 5, 2020

Over the past few years, the difference in pay between the U.S. men’s national soccer team (USMNT) and the women’s national team (USWNT) has gained public attention. With two consecutive World Cup titles, the women’s team has gained extensive success and notoriety, which further highlights why...

Athlete of the Week: Will Yorke ’20

Athlete of the Week: Will Yorke ’20

Elise Covert, Senior Writer

March 5, 2020

Bison men’s lacrosse attacker Will Yorke ’20 earned national accolades this week, being named as the U.S. Lacrosse Player of the Week, announced on March 2. The senior captain from Chicago has notched 25 goals to lead the national rankings, and he only needs nine more to surpass his career-best 2018 total. The...

Bison men’s basketball advance to quarterfinals in Patriot League tournament

Sarah Hazard, Senior Writer

March 5, 2020

On Saturday, March 29, the Bison traveled to Boston University in hopes of closing out their regular season with a win against the Terriers. Despite their efforts, the Bison fell to the Terriers with a final score of 74-71. The first half consisted of multiple lead changes. The Bison pulled ahead...

Men’s tennis rebounds with victory over Saint Joseph’s

Bri Pomonis, Senior Writer

March 5, 2020

After two losses that ended an early-season winning streak, the Bison men’s tennis team regained momentum by defeating the Saint Joseph’s Hawks 5-2 to boost their season record to 5-5. The teams squared off in Williamsport last Saturday in what was anticipated to be one of the season’s most...

Swimming and diving finds success at ECAC championship

Justin Schaumberger, Sports Co-Editor

March 5, 2020

The Bison men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams traveled to Indianapolis, Md. to compete in the ECAC Championships from Feb. 28 to Mar. 1. Both teams placed well, with the men finishing in 5th place out of 23 teams and the women securing 2nd place out of 25 teams. “ECACs is an optional...

In second half comeback, Robert Morris tops women’s lacrosse

Brittany Willwerth, Senior Writer

March 5, 2020

On Saturday, Feb. 29, the Bison women’s lacrosse team traveled to Robert Morris University (RMU) to face the Colonials in a non-conference matchup. Despite taking an early lead, RMU acted on their second-half opportunities to overcome the Bison 11-8. The Orange and Blue now sit at a 2-4 overall record...

Women’s water polo splits the weekend, going 2-2

Kelsey O'Loughlin, Contributing Writer

March 5, 2020

Last weekend, the Bison women’s water polo team traveled to Ann Arbor, Mich. to compete in the Wolverine Invite. The women started the weekend on a high note with an impressive win over Iona by a score of 13-6. The 22nd-ranked Bison scored early in the first period. Ally Furano ’21 began the momentum...

Women’s tennis splits weekend 1-1 against Morgan State University and Binghamton

Leah Fogelsanger, Sports Co-Editor

March 5, 2020

The Bison women’s tennis team went 1-1 this weekend, pulling out a big 4-3 win on Friday against Morgan State University before suffering a 6-1 loss against the Binghamton Bearcats on Sunday. Their success against Morgan State earned the Bison their fifth straight win; however, the team dropped to...

Big bats can’t save the day for Bison

Alex Bolinger, Contributing Writer

March 5, 2020

This past weekend the Bison baseball team traveled to Cary, N.C. to compete against the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). The games were originally scheduled to be played in Lewisburg, but inclement weather moved the contest to North Carolina. The Bison had already competed in one contest against...

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