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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...

Bison football competes in spring game on rainy Friday night

Bison football competes in spring game on rainy Friday night

Jack Donovan, Staff Writer

April 18, 2019


Filed under Football, Men, SPORTS

The Bison football team began their journey for a successful 2019 season on April 12 as they played their annual spring game at Christy Mathewson-Memorial Stadium. This was first-year head coach Dave Cecchini’s first time seeing his team in competitive action.   The inter-squad game was...

Tarry’s nine points lift Bison men’s lacrosse over Lafayette

Stephen Olick-Sutphen, Senior Writer

April 18, 2019


Filed under Lacrosse, Men, SPORTS

The Bison men’s lacrosse team (4-8) stormed out to a 6-1 lead in the first half and did not look back as they beat Lafayette in a historic 17-4 victory in Easton, Pa. on April 13. It was the team’s largest win since 2011. Alston Tarry ’22 also set a career high with nine total points after finishing...

Tiger Woods continues to revolutionize the sport of golf

Tiger Woods continues to revolutionize the sport of golf

Michael Caruso, Senior Writer

April 18, 2019


Filed under Beyond the Bison, SPORTS

Tiger Woods has gone through more ups and downs than the majority of athletes around the world. His U.S. Open victory with a torn ACL in 2008 was followed by an image-altering marital cheating scandal in 2009 and four consecutive back surgeries in a three-year span. Woods made the comeback of the ages...

Athlete of the Week: Tommy Sopko ’21, Men’s Lacrosse

Athlete of the Week: Tommy Sopko ’21, Men’s Lacrosse

Leah Fogelsanger, Senior Writer

April 18, 2019


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

With their 17-4 victory over Lafayette on April 13, the men’s lacrosse team set several team records. The 13-goal margin of victory was the largest since a 17-2 decision in a 2011 game. Tommy Sopko ’21 was a standout in the game, scoring four of the seventeen goals and logging an additional assist.   The...

Men’s tennis finishes regular season with 2-1 weekend

Sarah Dimock, Staff Writer

April 18, 2019


Filed under Men, SPORTS, Tennis

The Bison men’s tennis team (12-12) had a busy three-match weekend against Colgate, Boston University, and Lehigh to close out regular season play. The Orange and Blue beat Colgate 4-2 and BU 4-3 in Syracuse, N.Y. on April 12-13, but lost to Lehigh in Williamsport, Pa. by 4-2 on April 14.    ...

Women’s tennis finishes regular season with win against Loyola, loss to Lehigh

Megan Keeney, Staff Writer  

April 18, 2019


Filed under SPORTS, Tennis, Women

In its last two regular season games, the Bison women’s tennis team defeated the Loyola Greyhounds 5-2 on April 13, but unfortunately fell short against Lehigh with a 4-3 loss on April 16.   The women’s tennis team now holds an overall record of 13-6 (3-2 in the Patriot League) as...

Men’s and women’s track & field host the Bison Outdoor Classic

Dani Kaufman, Senior Writer

April 18, 2019


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

Many members of the Bison women’s and men’s track and field teams qualified for the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) and Intercollegiate Association of Amateur Athletes of America (IC4A) championships during the Bison Outdoor Classic on April 13-14. For the women’s team, Kaitlin Salisbury...

Baseball gets swept in three-game series against Holy Cross

Baseball gets swept in three-game series against Holy Cross

Chris Kehoe, Contributing Writer

April 18, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Men, SPORTS

The Bison baseball team continued Patriot League play at home against the Holy Cross Crusaders on April 13-14. The Orange and Blue dropped all three games in the series by final scores of 13-7, 6-3, and 6-3. With these losses, the Bison fall to 10-27 overall and 3-14 within the Patriot League. Holy...

Women’s lacrosse loses at home to Boston University 19-7, falls to No. 10 Loyola

April 18, 2019


Filed under Lacrosse, SPORTS, Women

The Bison women’s lacrosse team (4-11) suffered a tough home loss against the Boston University Terriers by a final score of 19-7 on April 13. On April 17, the team collected another loss to No. 10 Loyola by a score of 21-1. The loss drops the team’s Patriot League record to 2-5.   The...

Sestina to join Kentucky basketball as a graduate transfer

Sestina to join Kentucky basketball as a graduate transfer

Justin Schaumberger, Senior Writer

April 11, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men, SPORTS, Top Stories

Bison men’s basketball forward Nate Sestina ’19 announced on Twitter on April 4 that he has committed to play his final year of college basketball at the University of Kentucky as a graduate transfer. After redshirting his first year as a Bison due to shoulder surgery, Sestina will graduate in May...

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