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Athlete of the Week: Bryan Marine ‘19, Football

Athlete of the Week: Bryan Marine ‘19, Football

Leah Fogelsanger, Contributing Writer

October 19, 2018


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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...

Athlete of the Week: Ryan Ott ‘19, Men’s Soccer

Athlete of the Week: Ryan Ott ‘19, Men’s Soccer

Leah Fogelsanger, Contributing Writer

October 5, 2018


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With the season in full swing and the Patriot League Tournament approaching, the Bison men’s soccer team owes a large portion of their success to Ryan Ott ’19, the senior goalkeeper. Ott, a prominent leader on the team, tries to promote a positive mentality and reinforce the idea of taking one...

Athlete of the Week: Ali Russo ‘20, Women’s Soccer

Athlete of the Week: Ali Russo ‘20, Women’s Soccer

Leah Fogelsanger, Contributing Writer

September 27, 2018


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Ali Russo ’20 is not often a name associated with the game-winning goal, yet her name is one that gets spoken frequently on the sidelines and in the stands as she makes defensive saves that keep the Bison women’s soccer team in the game. Russo has helped lead the Bison in winning back-to-back...

Athlete of the Week: Rade Joksimovic ‘20, Water Polo

Athlete of the Week: Rade Joksimovic ‘20, Water Polo

Leah Fogelsanger, Contributing Writer

September 21, 2018


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Success is no stranger to Rade Joksimovic ’20; the junior attacker for the Bison men’s water polo team has already collected multiple awards and accumulated 72 points at this point in the 2018 season. Over the past weekend set of games, Joksimovic hit a major milestone in his career. He is now...

Athlete of the Week: Alex Pechin ‘20, Football

Athlete of the Week: Alex Pechin ‘20, Football

Leah Fogelsanger, Contributing Writer

September 13, 2018


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Alex Pechin ’20 is in his final season for the Orange and Blue as the football team’s punter/kicker. Pechin is a highly-decorated senior on and off the field, with several school records and numerous academic accolades: he holds the record for highest career punting average, the sixth- and ninth-longest...

Athlete of the Week: Lexi Quick ‘19, Field Hockey

Athlete of the Week: Lexi Quick ‘19, Field Hockey

Leah Fogelsanger, Contributing Writer

September 6, 2018


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Now in her fourth and final season for the Bison, Lexi Quick ’19 has not only been a force to be reckoned with on defense, but has also established herself as a leading scorer for the field hockey team. Quick tallied two goals and an assist on the weekend with one goal and an assist in a 5-0 win...

Athlete of the Week: Mimi Richards ‘20, Volleyball

Athlete of the Week: Mimi Richards ‘20, Volleyball

Patrick Dempsey, Sports Co-Editor

August 30, 2018


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Mimi Richards ’20 was one of two Bison players to represent the Orange and Blue on the All-Tournament team at the Bucknell Invitational this past weekend, Aug. 24-25. Richards has had an impactful collegiate career so far including a highly-decorated sophomore season. Last year she was named to...

Athlete of the Week: Connor Van Hoose ’18, Baseball

Athlete of the Week: Connor Van Hoose ’18, Baseball

Lauren Whelan, Senior Writer

April 26, 2018


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Right-hander Connor Van Hoose ’18 pitched the fifth no-hitter in Bison history as the baseball team faced off against Lehigh on April 21. Consequently, Van Hoose was named the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association’s National Pitcher of the Week, a testament to his success. Despite...

Athlete of the Week: Mary Margaret Kenney ’18, women’s lacrosse

Athlete of the Week: Mary Margaret Kenney ’18, women’s lacrosse

Lauren Whelan, Senior Writer

April 19, 2018


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While a team-oriented mindset is surely a strength found in many Bison athletes, women’s lacrosse captain Mary Margaret Kenney ’18 stands out. Now in her fourth season wearing Orange and Blue, Kenney served as a team captain for both the 2017 and 2018 seasons. As a midfielder, her ground balls, turnovers,...

Athlete of the Week: Marisa Alemany ’20

Athlete of the Week: Marisa Alemany ’20

Lauren Whelan, Senior Writer

April 12, 2018


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Earlier this month, after the Bison women’s softball team swept a three-game series against Holy Cross, all eyes were on Marisa Alemany ’20. Alemany is part of the young talent for the Orange and Blue, as she is surely making a name for herself on the diamond in her second season with the team....

Athlete of the Week: Will Sands ’18

Athlete of the Week: Will Sands ’18

Lauren Whelan, Senior Writer

April 5, 2018


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Will Sands ’18 is in his final season for the Orange and Blue and second year as team captain of the Bison men’s lacrosse team. While his success and drive have always been evident, his recent performances for the team have earned him a spot on the Midseason Third Team All-American roster published...

Athlete of the Week: Jamie DeWitt ’19

Athlete of the Week: Jamie DeWitt ’19

Lauren Whelan, Senior Writer

March 29, 2018


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Now in her third year wearing Orange and Blue, Jamie DeWitt ’19 has been a force to reckon with as the starting goalie for the Bison women’s lacrosse team. After starting her junior campaign with a season-opening double overtime win, DeWitt’s crucial saves have propelled the team to victory on...

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