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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


Filed under Basketball, Bison Athlete of the Week, SPORTS, Women

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...

Athlete of the Week: Will Yorke ’20, Men’s Lacrosse

Athlete of the Week: Will Yorke ’20, Men’s Lacrosse

Leah Fogelsanger, Senior Writer

February 14, 2019


Filed under Bison Athlete of the Week, SPORTS

With the Bison men’s lacrosse season now underway, attacker Will Yorke ’20 proved to be a major standout in the Orange and Blue’s first two contests of the year. Yorke scored five of the Bison’s nine goals in the game against Bryant on Feb. 10, their second game and first win of the season.   Building...

Athlete of the Week: Ally Furano ’21, Women’s Water Polo

Athlete of the Week: Ally Furano ’21, Women’s Water Polo

Leah Fogelsanger, Senior Writer

February 7, 2019


Filed under Bison Athlete of the Week, SPORTS, Water Polo, Women

The women’s water polo team started their season with three big wins at the Bruno Classic on Feb. 2-3. Ally Furano ’21 was a key contributor to the team’s opening weekend success, scoring a team-high 13 goals and recording four assists.   The weekend was a strong start to her second...

Athlete of the Week: Julie Byrne ’19, Women’s Swimming and Diving

Leah Fogelsanger, Contributing Writer

January 31, 2019


Filed under Bison Athlete of the Week, SPORTS, Swimming & Diving, Women

Julie Byrne ’19 has been a crucial member of the Bison women’s swimming and diving team during her time at the University. Byrne specializes in the backstroke, medley swimming, and fly. She holds several program records, including fourth-fastest 200 backstroke (1:58.74), fifth-fastest 100 backstroke...

Athlete of the Week: Jimmy Sotos ’21, Men’s Basketball

Leah Fogelsanger, Senior Writer

January 24, 2019


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

Jimmy Sotos ’21 clinched a last-second win for the men’s basketball team against Patriot League rival Lehigh on Jan. 19. As the seconds counted down, Sotos understood he “had to make a play and quickly.” The Bison’s starting guard sunk the game-winning layup with 1.2 seconds remaining on the...

Athlete of the Week: Kaitlyn Slagus ’19, Women’s Basketball

Athlete of the Week: Kaitlyn Slagus ’19, Women’s Basketball

Leah Fogelsanger, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018


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As the winter sports season kicks off, it is common to hear Kaitlyn Slagus’ ’19 name among the news, a senior forward for the women’s basketball team. Both on and off the court, Slagus tries to promote a team mentality that focuses on hard work and confidence. “I want our team to work...

Athlete of the Week: Bridgette Holland ‘20, Volleyball

Athlete of the Week: Bridgette Holland ‘20, Volleyball

Leah Fogelsanger and Brittany Willwerth, Staff Writer and Sports Co-Editor

November 15, 2018


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Bridgette Holland ’20 had an outstanding season as a middle blocker on the Bison Women’s volleyball team. After finishing this season, Holland looks back at her past three seasons as a Bison. “Though they might not be my favorite memories, two that I remember strongly were my first full practice...

Athlete of the Week: Logan Schofield ’20, Men’s Water Polo

Athlete of the Week: Logan Schofield ’20, Men’s Water Polo

Leah Fogelsanger, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018


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As the regular season comes to a close, center Logan Schofield ’20 and the rest of the men’s water polo team are excited for the postseason. Schofield attributes his team’s success in and out of the pool to the team’s dynamic and mentality. “The team mentality we always strive for is to...

Athlete of the Week: Colleen Buckley ‘19, Women’s Cross Country

Athlete of the Week: Colleen Buckley ‘19, Women’s Cross Country

Leah Fogelsanger, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018


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Colleen Buckley ’19 competed in her final Patriot League Women’s Cross Country Championships on Oct. 27, where she won the 6k race in a field of 110 runners. The highly-decorated senior earned her third-straight First Team All-Patriot League honor after her first place finish. Buckley and the...

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

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

Leah Fogelsanger, Staff Writer

October 25, 2018


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Olivia Harris ’20 is a force to be reckoned with as the starting goalkeeper for the Bison field hockey team. Harris is a prominent leader on and off the field. She has spent three seasons with the Bison and has learned that the best mentality to promote is positivity. “Positivity is a huge...

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...

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