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Boston deals men’s tennis a season-ending loss in Patriot League Quarterfinals

Megan Keeney, Senior Writer

April 25, 2019


Filed under Men, SPORTS, Tennis

The fourth-seed Bison men’s tennis team lost 4-2 against the fifth-seed Boston University Terriers on April 19 in the Patriot League Quarterfinals in West Point, NY. The Orange and Blue improved tremendously throughout the season after starting off with a record of 4-9 and went on to lose only four...

Men and women’s track teams claim first place in Bucknell Team Challenge

Men and women’s track teams claim first place in Bucknell Team Challenge

Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer

April 25, 2019


Filed under Men, SPORTS, Top Stories, Track & Field, Track & Field, Women

The men’s and women’s track teams competed in the Bucknell Team Challenge on April 20, a home meet against Binghamton, Bloomsburg, Lock Haven, Mansfield, Penn State, St. Francis (PA), and University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC.) The men’s track and field team claimed first place, finishing...

Men’s lacrosse upsets first place Lehigh to keep playoff hopes alive

Justin Schaumberger, Senior Writer

April 25, 2019


Filed under Lacrosse, Men, SPORTS

The Bison men’s lacrosse team pulled off a major upset after knocking off conference rival Lehigh 12-10 in Bethlehem, Pa. on April 20. Lehigh entered the game in first place in the Patriot League regular season standings. This win improves the Bison’s overall record to 5-8 and to 3-4 in the Patriot...

Women’s golf places 5th in Patriot League Championship Tournament

Chris Kehoe, Contributing Writer

April 25, 2019


Filed under Golf, SPORTS, Women

After American Professional Golfer Tiger Woods’ stunning victory at the 2019 Masters Tournament, the Bison women’s golf team hoped to provide their own underdog story at the Patriot League Championship, hosted by Richmond at Independence Golf Club in Midlothian, Va. on April 20-21. Despite a great...

Athletes supporting athletes

Athletes supporting athletes

Michael Caruso, Senior Writer

April 25, 2019


Filed under Beyond the Bison, SPORTS

Sports are an extremely powerful force that brings people around the world together, regardless of their ethnic, social, or economic backgrounds. A similar topic, not nearly as prevalent, is just how much athletes actually support other athletes, both at the collegiate and professional level. But with...

Athlete of the Week: Christian Klipstein ’19, Men’s Lacrosse

Athlete of the Week: Christian Klipstein ’19, Men’s Lacrosse

Leah Fogelsanger, Senior Writer

April 25, 2019


Filed under Bison Athlete of the Week, Lacrosse, Men, SPORTS

The men’s lacrosse team has hit their stride, as they secured a win against top-ranked Lehigh on April 20. The current three-game win-streak can be largely attributed to none other than senior goalie Christian Klipstein ’19. Klipstein stopped 15 shots in a must-win game against Lehigh to keep the...

Women’s lacrosse falls 13-10 to Lehigh

Anna Carroll, Senior Writer

April 25, 2019


Filed under Lacrosse, SPORTS, Women

The Bison women’s lacrosse team (4-12) celebrated its seniors on April 20 in their last home game of the season against Lehigh. Seniors Jamie DeWitt, Callie DeWitt, and Audrey Walsh were celebrated before the game. The Bison fell 13-10 in their second to last Patriot League game of the season, moving...

Time as a Bison comes to a close for senior student-athletes

Brittany Willwerth, Sports Co-Editor

April 25, 2019


Filed under SPORTS

With graduation approaching, student-athletes’ time as Bison is slowly coming to an end. After four years of practices, lifts, film sessions, and workouts, many athletes have accumulated a plethora of memories as members of the Orange and Blue.   For the 168 student-athletes in the Class...

Baseball swept by Lehigh, loses to Mount St. Mary’s, overcomes La Salle

Jack Donovan, Staff Writer

April 25, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Men, SPORTS

The Bison baseball team traveled to Bethlehem, Pa. on April 20-21 to take on Lehigh in a three-game series. The team was swept by Lehigh, losing two heartbreakers to their rival as the Mountain Hawks walked off in consecutive games. Then, on April 23 in a mid-week game against Mount St. Mary’s in Emmetsburg,...

Softball drops three-game series against Army

Maggie Wyngowski, Contributing Writer

April 25, 2019


Filed under Softball, SPORTS, Women

The Bison softball team (13-2) traveled to West Point, N.Y. to take on Army in a three-game series on April 20-21. The Bison went into the series undefeated in the Patriot League, but Army took home two out of three on the weekend. Army won the first game of the series with a 4-1 victory, the Bison won...

Women’s water polo finishes regular season 23-11

Women’s water polo finishes regular season 23-11

Patrick Dempsey, Sports Co-Editor

April 18, 2019


Filed under SPORTS, Top Stories, Water Polo, Women

In its last three regular season games, the No. 18 Bison women’s water polo team (23-11) faced Saint Francis, Michigan, and Princeton on April 13-14 at Kinney Natatorium. The team beat Saint Francis for the second time this season with a final score of 12-5, but dropped games against No. 6 Michigan...

Red-hot softball team sweeps Holy Cross on the road

Maggie Wyngowski, Contributing Writer

April 18, 2019


Filed under Softball, SPORTS, Women

The Bison softball team extended its undefeated Patriot League streak after sweeping Holy Cross in a three-game series on April 13-14 in Worcester, Mass. The Orange and Blue won both games of their doubleheader on April 13 by scores of 5-0 and 1-0, as well as the last game of the series the next...

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