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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...

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 20, 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...

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