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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...

Athlete of the Week: Tyler Smith ’18, Wrestling

Athlete of the Week: Tyler Smith ’18, Wrestling

Lauren Whelan, Senior Writer

March 8, 2018


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For the fourth year in a row and the final time in his career, Tyler Smith ’18 will represent the Orange and Blue at the NCAA wrestling tournament. Reflecting on this feat, Smith said: “To be able to make an impact on my team and represent [the] University reminds me of how lucky and grateful I...

Athlete of the Week: Matthew McGoey ‘20

Athlete of the Week: Matthew McGoey ‘20

Lauren Whelan, Senior Writer

March 1, 2018


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As the Bison men’s swimming and diving team took on the ECAC Championships, Matthew McGoey ’20 finished sixth place in the 200 backstroke race, helping the team finish ninth overall. McGoey’s time of 1:49.75 was the eighth fastest time in school history, a feat he has been able to accomplish...

Athlete of the Week: Colleen Buckley

Athlete of the Week: Colleen Buckley

Lauren Whelan, Senior Writer

February 22, 2018


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As the Bison captured their second consecutive indoor track Patriot League Championship Title, Colleen Buckley ’19 was an integral part of the victory for the Orange and Blue. “I feel so lucky to be able to have an impact and give something back to a team that has given me so much. Being on this...

Athlete of the Week: Manuela Herrera

Athlete of the Week: Manuela Herrera

Lauren Whelan, Senior Writer

February 15, 2018


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The women’s water polo team has enjoyed a successful 4-0 run in their recent matches, and no one watching the pool can deny the impact that Manuela Herrera ’18 has had for the Orange and Blue. Herrera — who notched an incredible 20 saves in just two games on Feb. 10 — holds the team-high sa...

Athlete of the Week: Kyi English ’19, Women’s Basketball

Athlete of the Week: Kyi English ’19, Women’s Basketball

Lauren Whelan, Senior Writer

February 8, 2018


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Now in her third season for the Bison, Kyi English ’19, guard on the women’s basketball team, has been a consistently strong offensive force to contend with. Her ability to put points on the board for the Orange and Blue has been crucial this season and has helped the team to a 15-8 overall record...

Athlete of the Week- Lindsay Smalec ’19, Women’s Swimming

Athlete of the Week- Lindsay Smalec ’19, Women’s Swimming

Lauren Whelan, Senior Writer

February 1, 2018


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Throughout her career, Lindsay Smalec ’19 has enjoyed success in the pool. Most recently, Smalec placed first at the Navy Invite in the 100 freestyle, competing in a field of 38 other swimmers. Despite her individual success in the arena, Smalec shines as a team player. In fact, when asked to...

Athlete of the Week: Zach Thomas ‘18

Athlete of the Week: Zach Thomas ‘18

Lauren Whelan, Sports Co-Editor

November 30, 2017


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Scoring a stunning 38 points in just one game, Zach Thomas ’18 has been explosive for the men’s basketball team as the Bison kick off their season. Now in his senior campaign and a co-captain for the 2017-2018 season, Thomas has certainly shown his leadership on the court, and was named to the Preseason...

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