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Football surpasses Lehigh 20-10

Football surpasses Lehigh 20-10

Emily Doyle, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

On Nov. 9, the Bison football team (2-7, 2-2 PL) took on Lehigh (4-5, 3-2 PL) in a Patriot League matchup, defeating the Mountain Hawks by a final score of 20-10. Led by a strong defensive effort, the Bison held their opponent to -6 total rushing yards. In the first half, the Bison limited Lehigh...

Women’s basketball records back to back wins

Women’s basketball records back to back wins

Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer

November 14, 2019

The Bison women’s basketball team put on a show during their home opener 71-37 win against the Monmouth Hawks on Saturday, Nov. 9 at Sojka Pavilion. This was the team’s, and new head coach Trevor Woodruff’s, first win in the 2019-20 season. Abby Kapp ’21 led the Orange and the Blue with 13 points,...

Athlete of the Week: Tyler Keiser ’21, Football

Athlete of the Week: Tyler Keiser ’21, Football

Leah Fogelsanger, Senior Writer

November 14, 2019

This past weekend, the Bison football team defeated the Lehigh Mountain Hawks in a decisive manner by a score of 20-10. The Bison dominated the Mountain Hawks throughout all four quarters and emerged victorious. Tyler Keiser ’21 proved to be among the most notable players this weekend as he kicked...

Bison drops home opener to Vermont, defeat Hofstra

Sarah Hazard, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

On Nov. 10, the Bison men’s basketball team fell to the Vermont Catamounts by a final score of 66-63 in their season home-opener. Then on Nov. 13, the Bison earned their first home win of the season over Hofstra by a score of 86-71.  The Bison battled throughout the first half in a back-and-forth con...

Field Hockey falls to Lafayette 1-0 in Patriot League semifinal

Holly Burns, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

On Nov. 8, the Bison field hockey team suffered a tough 1-0 loss to Lafayette in the Patriot League semifinals. Lafayette’s lone goal coming off a penalty corner with only eight minutes remaining in the game. The Leopards were awarded eight penalty corners in the game, four of which fell back-to-back....

Beyond the Bison: NBA load management

Beyond the Bison: NBA load management

Elise Covert, Senior Writer

November 14, 2019

The 82-game NBA regular season takes a physical toll on players’ bodies. In response, teams and coaches are choosing to sporadically bench their high-profile players in what has become known as “load management.” While the league grapples with deciding whether this procedure falls within the bounds...

Volleyball swept in three PL matchups

Dani Kaufman, Senior Writer

November 14, 2019

Over a five day stretch, the Orange and Blue volleyball team played a total of three games, starting with a road trip to Holy Cross, then continuing to Army, and  finishing with a home game against Navy. Despite fighting through each and every set, the Bison fell in the three matches, 3-0, 3-0 and 3-1,...

Men’s soccer defeats Navy in PL quarterfinals, falls to Lehigh in semifinal

Stephen Olick-Sutphen, Senior Writer

November 14, 2019

On Saturday, Nov. 9, the Bison men’s soccer team took on Navy in Annapolis, Md. in the Patriot League tournament quarterfinals. The Bison avenged their loss to Navy from earlier in the season and earned a playoff win for the first time since 2016, defeating the Midshipmen by a score of 2-0. The Bison...

Men’s and women’s swimming and diving faces three PL opponents

Florian Wozniak and Brittany Willwerth

November 14, 2019

On Saturday, Nov. 9, the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams traveled to Annapolis, Md. to face Navy, American, and Lafayette in Patriot League play. Going into the weekend with a 3-0 overall record and a 2-0 record in Patriot League play, the team sought to build on their prior success. On...

Men’s water polo splits at home

Men’s water polo splits at home

Anna Carroll, Senior Writer

November 14, 2019

The Bison men’s water polo team went 1-1 at home this past weekend with games against Navy and George Washington University. The No. 14 ranked team took a step closer towards clinching the No. 1 seed in the MAWPC Championships with their 14-10 win against Navy. Rade Joksimovic ’20 led the Bison with...

Journalism website instructs writers to “stick to sports”

Elise Covert, Senior Writer

November 13, 2019

On Oct. 28, journalists at Deadspin, a sports-centered journalism website, were instructed by site’s upper management to “stick to sports.” On Tuesday, the interim editor-in-chief was fired for refusing to obey the instruction. And on Wednesday, at least 10 journalists resigned their positions.   Deadspin,...

Field hockey’s 2-1 victory sends them to the postseason

Field hockey’s 2-1 victory sends them to the postseason

Holly Burns, Staff Writer

November 8, 2019

The Bison field hockey team wrapped up regular-season play on Nov. 2 with a 2-1 victory over Holy Cross. The Orange and Blue finished the regular season with a 9-8 record overall, and a 4-2 record in Patriot League play. They will be seeded third in the Patriot League tournament, the program’s 12th...

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