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Athlete of the Week: Rade Joksimovic ’20, Men’s Water Polo

Athlete of the Week: Rade Joksimovic ’20, Men’s Water Polo

Leah Fogelsanger, Senior Writer

December 5, 2019

The underdog Bison men’s water polo team has had many successes this season, and nobody can deny the substantial impact that senior Rade Joksimovic has had on this team over his past four seasons. The No. 12 ranked Bison held off the ninth-ranked, undefeated Harvard Crimson in an eventful 13-12...

Athlete of the Week: Sophie Bullard ’20, Volleyball

Athlete of the Week: Sophie Bullard ’20, Volleyball

Leah Fogelsanger, Senior Writer

November 22, 2019

Over the past four years, Sophie Bullard ’20 has played an extensive and crucial role for the women’s volleyball team. This past weekend, in the team’s season closing game against first-place Colgate, Bullard stood out among the rest of her teammates and dominated the court despite the eventual...

Athlete of the Week: Tyler Keiser ’21, Football

Athlete of the Week: Tyler Keiser ’21, Football

Leah Fogelsanger, Senior Writer

November 14, 2019

This past weekend, the Bison football team defeated the Lehigh Mountain Hawks in a decisive manner by a score of 20-10. The Bison dominated the Mountain Hawks throughout all four quarters and emerged victorious. Tyler Keiser ’21 proved to be among the most notable players this weekend as he kicked...

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

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

Leah Fogelsanger, Senior Writer

November 8, 2019

The No. 15 Bison men’s water polo team defeated Johns Hopkins (15-7) and La Salle (21-3) this past weekend. The team is on a winning streak, as the Bison have improved to a record of 17-7 overall and 8-1 in the Patriot League. Logan Schofield ’20 helped lift the Bison past their league opponents by ...

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

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

Leah Fogelsanger, Senior Writer

October 31, 2019

Heading into their final game of regular-season competition, the Bison women’s soccer team is looking for another win to help place them in the Patriot League Tournament. While each of the 26 members of the team has put in the work on and off the field, Ali Russo ’20 exemplifies what it means to...

Athlete of the Week: Liam Pitt ’22, men’s swimming and diving

Athlete of the Week: Liam Pitt ’22, men’s swimming and diving

Leah Fogelsanger, Senior Writer

October 25, 2019

This past weekend marked the start of the competition season for the men’s swimming and diving team. The Bison cruised to wins against both Holy Cross and Boston University. Sophomore Liam Pitt ’22 made huge contributions to both wins with his individual and relay team successes. Despite the ...

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...

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