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Bison Athlete of the Week: Gretchen Richter ’18, women’s lacrosse

Devan Schulte, Senior Writer

April 6, 2016


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The women’s lacrosse team has already surpassed several of last year’s team records, thanks largely to the impressive offensive performances of Gretchen Richter ’18. The Bison now stand at 7-3 after a decisive victory against first-year program West Point on March 26. Richter, a 5’7’’ midfielder,...

Athlete of the Week: John Westwood ’16, men’s track and field

Devan Schulte, Senior Writer

March 10, 2016


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Men’s track and field standout John Westwood ’16 is an accounting and financial management major, but the Sewickley, Pa. native excels in numbers both inside and outside of the classroom. At the IC4A  Championships in Boston on March 5-6, the mid-distance runner secured the top spot of the 1...

Bison athlete of the week: Matt Gilray ’18, men’s lacrosse

Devan Schulte, Senior Writer

February 25, 2016


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The Bison men’s lacrosse team has not boasted a 3-0 record since 2007, yet a decisive victory against Fairfield on Feb. 20 propelled the team into the start of Patriot League play on Feb. 27. Matt Gilray ’18, an Ontario native and the team’s current leader in ground balls, has already racked...

Bison Athlete of the Week: Eleanor Marrs ’16, Women’s water polo

Devan Schulte, Senior Writer

February 18, 2016


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  After lifting the women’s water polo team to a decisive 3-1 record Feb. 13-14 at the Princeton Invitational, Eleanor Marrs ’16 has a lot to smile about. The Henderson, Nev. native recorded a team-high of 10 goals and eight assists during the weekend’s four matches. Her individual succes...

Bison athlete of the week: Nana Foulland ’18, Basketball

Devan Schulte, Senior Writer

February 11, 2016


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Despite a 14-point loss to American University on Feb. 3, the Bison men’s basketball team bounced back to a decisive victory against Holy Cross on Feb. 6, largely thanks to the impressive efforts of Nana Foulland ’18. The Reading, Pa. native impressed the visiting crowd with a career-high 22 points...

Bison athlete of the week: Dan Wright ’18, Men’s Tennis

Devan Schulte, Senior Writer

February 5, 2016


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  Although the men’s tennis squad did not take home three consecutive wins Jan. 30-31, the success of the team’s young talent, as evidenced by player Daniel Wright ’18, is plenty of reason to celebrate. The New Jersey native stepped up into the No. 1 singles position for the team’s...

Bison Athlete of the Week: Blake Buchholz ’19, Volleyball

Bison Athlete of the Week: Blake Buchholz ’19, Volleyball

Devan Schulte, Senior Writer

November 11, 2015


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Blake Buchholz ’19 may be a new face to the Bison volleyball program, but her performances thus far into her freshman campaign will surely make her one of the league’s top players to remember. The Wisconsin native had an outstanding showing on Nov. 7 in the team’s fourth straight sweep of Loyo...

Bison Athlete of the Week: Jessica Ratner ’17, Women’s Soccer

Devan Schulte, Senior Writer

October 29, 2015


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After an astounding 3-0 road victory for the Orange and Blue against the Lehigh Mountain Hawks on Oct. 24, the women’s soccer team now holds the program’s single-season shutout record thanks to a strong defensive effort led by goalkeeper Jessica Ratner ’17. With the win, the Bison clinched the No....

Athlete of the Week: Clarke Fox ’16, Soccer

Athlete of the Week: Clarke Fox ’16, Soccer

Devan Schulte, Senior Writer

October 22, 2015


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After a tough start to league play this season for the men’s soccer team, the reigning Patriot League Champions secured a crucial three points in Patriot League rankings against Navy on Oct. 17, with goalkeeper Clarke Fox ’16 leading a strong defensive effort. Fox had nine saves in the 1-0...

Bison athlete of the Week: RJ Nitti ’17, Football

Devan Schulte, Senior Writer

September 24, 2015


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Out of all the Bison quarterbacks over the past 20 years, R.J. Nitti ’17 is the only one to tally a win in Ithaca against Cornell. The New York native led the Orange and Blue to an outstanding 19-14 victory against the Big Red on Sept. 19 after executing a 14-yard touchdown pass with less tha...

Bison Athlete of the Week: Jesse Klug ’16, Men’s Soccer

Bison Athlete of the Week: Jesse Klug ’16, Men’s Soccer

Devan Schulte, Senior Writer

September 9, 2015


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Jesse Klug ’16 has received the gamut of awards for his outstanding soccer career as a Bison in the last three years, ranging from All-Patriot League selections, tournament recognitions, and earning a spot on the top 10 career goals list. The 6’0 Seattle native is aiming to expand his list of...

Bison Athlete of the Week: Karen Campbell, Volleyball

Bison Athlete of the Week: Karen Campbell, Volleyball

Devan Schulte, Staff Writer

September 2, 2015


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Success is nothing new for volleyball standout Karen Campbell ’16. In her last season as a Bison, Campbell hopes that both her team and her personal success will reach new heights. After an exciting first weekend on the court, she may already be on her way there. Leading the squad to a 2-1 record...

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