The Bucknellian

Bison Athlete of the Week: Emma Levendoski

Bison Athlete of the Week: Emma Levendoski

Katherine Harris, Senior Writer

December 4, 2014


Filed under Bison Athlete of the Week, SPORTS

Though the women’s swimming and diving team still has time left in its long winter season, swimmer Emma Levendoski ’16 has already established herself during her third season on the team. It is evident that after her strong start to the year, she will once again be a valuable member of the squad. As a ...

Bison Athlete of the Week: Christine Bendzinski

Bison Athlete of the Week: Christine Bendzinski

Lauren Whelan, Assistant Sports Editor

November 20, 2014


Filed under Bison Athlete of the Week, SPORTS

“Once we started believing in ourselves, we did some pretty amazing things,” Christine Bendzinski ’18 said, reflecting on the women’s cross country season. The Orange and Blue truly did complete some amazing feats this fall, running to grab multiple impressive finishes throughout the season...

Bison Athlete of the Week: Kristen Parks

November 13, 2014


Filed under Bison Athlete of the Week, SPORTS

With a 3-0 victory on the road over Lafayette on Nov. 7, the volleyball team earned its fourth conference win of the season, its most since 2010. Leading that consistent improvement over the past two seasons is Kristen Parks ’17, the defensive specialist and libero for this young Bison squad. This ...

Athlete of the Week: Michael McGowan, Men’s Cross Country

Athlete of the Week: Michael McGowan, Men’s Cross Country

Doug Hendry, Sports Editor

November 6, 2014


Filed under Bison Athlete of the Week, SPORTS

Athlete of the Week Michael McGowan ’15 might have put in his best performance of his four-year collegiate career as the runner-up at the Patriot League Championships. His time of 24:05.20 helped lead the Bison to a second-place finish behind Navy, the best performance for the Bison since they fini...

Bison Athlete of the Week – Stefan Aleksic – Men’s Water Polo

Bison Athlete of the Week – Stefan Aleksic – Men’s Water Polo

Doug Hendry, Sports Editor

October 9, 2014


Filed under Bison Athlete of the Week, SPORTS

Nearing the conclusion of its 2014 season, the men’s water polo team has been able to defeat three ranked teams en route to a 4-3 record in CWPA play. Stefan Aleksic ’16 is the vital centerpiece in this Bison offense, and his success in the pool has translated into success in the divisional standings. In th...

Bison Athlete of the Week: Cassie Lawrence

Bison Athlete of the Week: Cassie Lawrence

Doug Hendry, Sports Editor

October 2, 2014


Filed under Bison Athlete of the Week, SPORTS

The hero for the field hockey team this past weekend was forward Cassie Lawrence ’15, whose seventh-minute goal against defending Patriot League champion American was the deciding factor in the 1-0 victory. Lawrence’s goal ended an 11-game regular season conference winning streak for the visiting Eagle...

Athlete of the Week – Nick Bybel Men’s Tennis

Athlete of the Week – Nick Bybel Men’s Tennis

Jennifer Lee, Assistant Sports Editor

September 25, 2014


Filed under Bison Athlete of the Week, SPORTS

Nick Bybel ’16 is no stranger to the winner’s circle. Entering his third year at the University, the men’s tennis star has become a standout in both singles and doubles. His first year, Bybel’s impressive performance earned him the conference’s Rookie of the Year award, the only player to...

Bison Athlete of the Week: Montana Paley ‘17

Bison Athlete of the Week: Montana Paley ‘17

Ajan Caneda, Copy Editor

September 12, 2014


Filed under Bison Athlete of the Week, SPORTS

The women’s soccer team recorded 30 shot attempts against Robert Morris on Sept. 5, but it took one final strike by defender Montana Paley ’17 in the 85th minute to give the win to the Orange and Blue. The moment was particularly special since it was her first collegiate goal. “The relief my te...

Bison Athlete of the Week C.J. Williams

Bison Athlete of the Week C.J. Williams

Jen Lee, Assistant Sports Editor

September 5, 2014


Filed under Bison Athlete of the Week, SPORTS

On a night full of big plays and personal bests, running back C.J. Williams ’17 came up even bigger than the rest. Helping lead the football team to a 42-38 victory in its home opener against Virginia Military Institute, Williams looked like a seasoned veteran under the lights. With the game tied ...

Bison Athlete of the Week – Julianne Valdés – Women’s Water Polo

Bison Athlete of the Week – Julianne Valdés – Women’s Water Polo

Doug Hendry, Assistant Sports Editor

April 17, 2014


Filed under Bison Athlete of the Week, SPORTS

The women’s water polo team has been making a push for a spot in the CWPA Championship this season, and no one has done more to reach that goal than co-captain Julianne Valdés ’14. The Orange and Blue just earned an automatic berth into the CWPA Championship thanks to their third-place finish at th...

Bison Athlete of the Week: Maria Cioffi ’16

Doug Hendry, Assistant Sports Editor

April 3, 2014


Filed under Bison Athlete of the Week, SPORTS

The women’s tennis team had a successful March, and that was largely due to Maria Cioffi ’16. Cioffi competes in the No. 1 doubles position with Elena Vidrascu ’14 as well as the No. 2 singles position. Since March 12, the Bison have gone 4-3, and Cioffi has had several key victories of her ...

Bison Athlete of the Week: Cydnee Sanders ’15

Bison Athlete of the Week: Cydnee Sanders ’15

Doug Hendry, Assistant Sports Editor

March 27, 2014


Filed under Bison Athlete of the Week, SPORTS

With strong offensive efforts and shutdown pitching, the Bison won two of three games in their opening series of Patriot League play against Army. Shortstop Cydnee Sanders ’15 helped lead those impressive performances. Not only has Sanders led the team in several offensive categories for the year, but late...

The weekly student newspaper of Bucknell University
Bison Athlete of the Week