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Athlete of the Week: Maddie Mulford ’18, Women’s Soccer

Lauren Whelan, Sports Co-Editor

October 6, 2016


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Few players have found the scoring success that Maddie Mulford ’18 has found this season. After scoring in four consecutive games (five as of Oct. 2), Mulford has established herself as an offensive threat for the Bison and continues to gain momentum. “It definitely has felt great to score...

Athlete of the Week: Jeff Hagen ’18, men’s water polo

Lauren Whelan, Sports Co-Editor

September 29, 2016


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In his third year on the team, Jeff Hagen ’18 is proving to be a serious competitive force for the men’s water polo team. Hagen’s success in the pool helped lead the Orange and Blue to their victory against George Washington on Sept. 25, when he scored four goals in the second half to push...

Athlete of the Week: Lindsay Dodovich ’18, women’s golf

Lauren Whelan, Sports Co-Editor

September 22, 2016


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As the women’s golf team begins their season of tournaments, few have found success like Lindsay Dodovich ’18. Dodovich, in her third year on the team, placed first in the team’s most recent tournament, the Bucknell Invitational. “I felt a true sense of accomplishment when I won the tournament. ...

Athlete of the Week: Dan Wright ’18, men’s tennis

Lauren Whelan, Sports Co-Editor

September 15, 2016


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With a first place finish in both the singles and doubles tournaments Sept. 9-11, tennis player Dan Wright ’18 had an extremely impressive showing for the Bison. A third year veteran for the Orange and Blue, Wright is finding plenty of success on the court. “It feels great to start this year...

Athlete of the Week: Erika Eastley

Lauren Whelan, Co-Sports Editor

September 8, 2016


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Though the volleyball season is just getting started, Erika Eastley ’17 is already making her mark on the court and in the record books for the volleyball program. Eastley collected her 245th block assist to grab the number five spot in program history when the Bison faced Duquesne on Sept. 3. “I...

Athlete of the Week: Jessica Ratner ’17

Lauren Whelan, Sports Co-Editor

September 1, 2016


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  Position: Goalkeeper Height: 5'7" Year: Senior Hometown: Langhorne, Pa. High School: Pennington School (N.J.) Although this fall marks the start of her last season in net for the Bison, women’s soccer goalkeeper Jessica Ratner ’17 has made it clear that she is far...

Athlete of the Week: Chaylen Andolino ’17, softball

Lauren Whelan, Sports Co-Editor

April 28, 2016


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Position: Utility Hometown: Corning, N.Y. High School: Corning-Painted Post West Chaylen Andolino ’17 has been playing softball since the age of four. It is no surprise that Andolino has had some stand-out performances and made important contributions in recent games for the Bison, most n...

Bison Athlete of the Week: Hannah Sunday ’16, women’s water polo

Devan Schulte, Senior Writer

April 21, 2016


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Before every water polo match, Hannah Sunday ’16 plugs in her headphones and blasts “Dance All Night” by Free Energy to make sure she is focused. The center is a two-time captain for the Orange and Blue squad and has attained tremendous success in the last three years, yet she still relies on music...

Athlete of the Week: Jarett Witzal ’19, Lacrosse

Devan Schulte, Senior Writer

April 14, 2016


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Hometown: Bethesda, Md. High School: Landon School Position: F/O Midfield 2016 Statistics: .604 Faceoff Percentage win 34 Ground Balls Jarett Witzal ’19 had a record-setting performance on April 8 under the lights of Christy Mathewson-Memorial Stadium, as the face-off specialist collec...

Athlete of the Week: Maria Cioffi ’16, Women’s tennis

Devan Schulte, Senior Writer

April 7, 2016


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Maria Cioffi ’16 led the women’s tennis squad to a perfect 4-0 victory over Patriot League foe Colgate on April 3, boosting the team’s league record to 2-0 and calming her superstitious father’s nerves. The Williamsport, Pa. native claims to have no pre-match rituals, but her father swears...

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...

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