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Reflections from an American soccer fan in Spain

Reflections from an American soccer fan in Spain

Elise Covert, Senior Writer

October 19, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Top Stories

Mola Hostel, center city Madrid. When my Finnish roommate Jerry asked me what my favorite part of my stay in Madrid had been, I told him it was my visit to Estadio Santiago Bernabeu, the home of Real Madrid C.F. “Wait, you’re from the United States, right?” Jerry said. “Yes . . .”...

Beyond the Bison: new NFL regulations aim to reduce infamous concussion frequency

Beyond the Bison: new NFL regulations aim to reduce infamous concussion frequency

Bri Pomonis, Senior Writer

October 19, 2018


Filed under Beyond the Bison, SPORTS

As sports-related concussions continue to be one of the hottest topics among athletics, no league has been scrutinized as much as the National Football League (NFL), which is notorious for its rough playing style and alarming rate of serious injuries per season. There is a growing body of research on...

Athlete of the Week: Bryan Marine ‘19, Football

Athlete of the Week: Bryan Marine ‘19, Football

Leah Fogelsanger, Contributing Writer

October 19, 2018


Filed under Bison Athlete of the Week, SPORTS

With only four games left in the season, Bryan Marine ’19 is determined to end his career with four more wins. The highly-decorated senior was recently named a semifinalist for the National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame’s William V. Campbell Trophy, often referred to as the “Academic...

Women’s swimming collects two wins, men’s team loses one

Women’s swimming collects two wins, men’s team loses one

Megan Keeney, Contributing Writer

October 19, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Swimming & Diving, Swimming & Diving

The Bison women’s and men’s swimming and diving teams started their season off at home on Oct. 13. The women’s team got off to a strong start, winning their tri-meet against both the Boston University Terriers and the Richmond Spiders. The men’s team was defeated by Boston University 182-114....

Field hockey falls short in double overtime against Boston University

Field hockey falls short in double overtime against Boston University

Anna Carroll, Staff Writer

October 19, 2018


Filed under Field Hockey, SPORTS

The Bison field hockey team faced conference rival No. 24 Boston University on Oct. 13. Fighting until the end, the Terriers were able to clinch a 3-2 win in double overtime, dropping the Orange and Blue’s record to 2-2 in Patriot League play and 7-6 overall. The teams traded goals throughout...

Women’s soccer loses 2-0 to Colgate

Women’s soccer loses 2-0 to Colgate

Sarah Dimock, Contributing Writer

October 19, 2018


Filed under Soccer, SPORTS

The Bison women’s soccer team took the field Oct. 13 in the team’s sixth Patriot League game of the season against the Colgate Raiders. In a game that honored the team’s seven seniors, Camille Andrews ’19, Carly Baggott ’19, Riley Coopersmith ’19, Maddie Dano ’19, Casey Gray ’19, Melissa...

Men’s soccer falls to Colgate in first Patriot League loss

Men’s soccer falls to Colgate in first Patriot League loss

Stephen Olick-Sutphen, Contributing Writer

October 19, 2018


Filed under Soccer, SPORTS

Colgate scored a pair of second half goals in a span of two minutes to hand the Bison men’s soccer team their first conference loss on Oct. 13. The Bison came out strong in the first half, but were not able to capitalize on their goal-scoring opportunities. The Orange and Blue remain tied for second place...

Cross country runners speed through Gettysburg Invitational and Penn State National Open

Dani Kaufman, Senior Writer

October 19, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Cross Country, SPORTS

The Bison men’s and women’s cross country teams sent runners to compete in the Penn State National Open on Oct. 12, with both teams finishing in 20th place. On Oct. 13, the men’s and women’s teams also sent eight and 15 runners, respectively, to compete in the Gettysburg Invitational. The...

Water polo finishes 3-1 at Harvard Invitational

Zakee Willis, Contributing Writer

October 19, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Water Polo

The Bison men’s water polo team finished the Harvard Invitational with a 3-1 record, winning against Wagner, Harvard, and Brown. The Orange and Blue opened up action on Oct. 13 by topping Wagner 10-8. This was the second Bison win over the Wagner Seahawks in the same week. Marko Djordjevic...

Volleyball falls twice over the weekend

Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer

October 19, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Volleyball

The Bison women’s volleyball team faced the Loyola Greyhounds and the Army Black Knights on Oct. 13-14. On Oct. 13, the Bison lost 3-1 to Loyola, and fell to Army 3-2 the next day. Following this weekend’s performance, the Orange and Blue dropped to 6-13 overall and 1-7 in the Patriot League. The...

Late Monmouth rally cancels out football’s strong defensive effort

Justin Schaumberger, Contributing Writer

October 19, 2018


Filed under Football, SPORTS

The Bison football team traveled to Kessler Stadium in West Long Branch, N.J. to face the Monmouth Hawks for a non-conference matchup on Oct. 13. The Orange and Blue fell by a score of 36-19 after giving up three late touchdowns. The Monmouth team entered the contest averaging 32 points per game, but...

Field hockey picks up eighth straight win at home

Field hockey picks up eighth straight win at home

Anna Carroll, Contributing Writer

October 5, 2018


Filed under Field Hockey, SPORTS, Top Stories

The Bison field hockey team took a break from Patriot League play to play Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) at home on Sept. 30. The Bison defeated the Rams 3-2, improving their overall record to 6-4 and ending VCU’s five-game winning streak. This win marked the eighth straight victory at Graham...

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