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Athlete of the Week: Conner Romango ’21, football

Athlete of the Week: Conner Romango ’21, football

Leah Fogelsanger, Senior Writer

October 10, 2019

With the football season well underway, the Bison have faced tough out-of-league opponents and begun league play with a 21-14 loss to Holy Cross this weekend. Despite facing some fierce competition, the football team has achieved some success as a team and as individuals. Junior Conner Romango ’21...

Athlete of the Week: Cooper Dolan ’20, Men’s Water Polo

Athlete of the Week: Cooper Dolan ’20, Men’s Water Polo

Leah Fogelsanger, Senior Writer

October 4, 2019

It is no secret that the Bison men’s water polo team is extraordinarily talented and successful. However, what most fail to realize is the impact that senior Cooper Dolan ’20 has had on the success of the team over the past three years. Dolan, a center defender, has contributed to the succe...

Athlete of the Week: Olivia Harris ’20, Field Hockey

Athlete of the Week: Olivia Harris ’20, Field Hockey

Leah Fogelsanger, Senior Writer

September 27, 2019

This past weekend, the Bison field hockey team started off Patriot League play and came out on top after two tough battles against Boston University and Sacred Heart University. The victories in both games were full team efforts; however, goalie Olivia Harris ’20 secured the wins for the Bison. Since...

Athlete of the Week: Chris Tanabe ’21, Men’s Golf

Athlete of the Week: Chris Tanabe ’21, Men’s Golf

Leah Fogelsanger, Senior Writer

September 19, 2019

Golf sensation Chris Tanabe ’21 recently shot a career-best of 4-under-par 67 at the Cornell Invitational this past weekend, collecting third place overall. Additionally, for the second straight week, the Bison men’s golf team as a whole posted a great Sunday round into a second-place finish. Tanabe,...

Athlete of the Week: Brooke Stark ‘20, Volleyball

Athlete of the Week: Brooke Stark ‘20, Volleyball

Leah Fogelsanger, Senior Writer

September 12, 2019

The Bison volleyball team has begun their season with an incredible first couple matches. With a current record of five wins and one loss, the Bison are dominating the competition. This has taken the efforts of every member of the team, but none more important than senior Brooke Stark. This past weekend,...

Athlete of the Week: Emmett Witmer ’20, Men’s Soccer

Athlete of the Week: Emmett Witmer ’20, Men’s Soccer

Leah Fogelsanger, Senior Writer

September 5, 2019

After opening their season with a tough loss against Fairleigh Dickinson on Aug. 30, the Bison men’s soccer team found their stride and defeated Canisius with a 4-1 score on Sept. 1. It is no secret that goalkeeper Emmett Witmer ’20 has proven to be a huge contributor on the field, both in the pa...

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

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...

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

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...

Athlete of the Week: Kali Hyham ’21, Women’s Water Polo

Athlete of the Week: Kali Hyham ’21, Women’s Water Polo

Leah Fogelsanger, Senior Writer

April 11, 2019

Kali Hyham ’21 is a force to be reckoned with on the Bison women’s water polo team. As one of the sole utility players on the team, Hyham’s skill-set allows her to be versatile, filling many different roles. In a three-game weekend at Harvard on April 6-7, Hyham contributed with goals on the scoreboard and was...

Athlete of the Week: Jamie DeWitt ’19, Women’s Lacrosse

Athlete of the Week: Jamie DeWitt ’19, Women’s Lacrosse

Leah Fogelsanger, Senior Writer

March 21, 2019

The Bison women’s lacrosse team started Patriot League play on a positive note in an 11-8 victory against American University on March 17. In a season that featured a tough out-of-conference schedule, the win gave the team a new energy as they prepare for their upcoming games. In their win against...

Athlete of the Week: Charlie McFarland ’19, Men’s Swimming and Diving

Athlete of the Week: Charlie McFarland ’19, Men’s Swimming and Diving

Leah Fogelsanger, Senior Writer

February 28, 2019

The Bison men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams hosted the 2019 Patriot League Swimming and Diving Championship meet on Feb. 20-23. The men’s team finished third with 397 points. Charlie McFarland ’19 was a key contributor to his team’s success. He broke the 31-year-old record for...

Athlete of the Week: Kate Walker ’19, Women’s Basketball

Athlete of the Week: Kate Walker ’19, Women’s Basketball

Leah Fogelsanger, Senior Writer

February 21, 2019

With only four games left in regular season play, the Bison women’s basketball team is determined to finish out the season with another chance at a Patriot League Championship. Kate Walker ’19 stands out as a major influence, guiding the team to a current record of 22-4 and a 12 game winning...

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