The Bucknellian

Crew earns silver at 2017 ACRA National Championship

Lauren Whelan, Sports Co-Editor

August 31, 2017

While most students were enjoying their time off of campus and away from the herd this summer, the men’s crew team was hard at work preparing for their summer competitions. Both the varsity 8 and the freshman 4 had particularly stand-out performances, finishing with silver medals in the 2017 ACRA...

Bison crew teams take down top opponents

Elise Covert, Sports Co-Editor

April 27, 2017

The Bison men’s crew team had five boats compete at the April 22 Faunce Cup in Howard, Pa. The first varsity eight boat won the gold medal, beating Penn State, UMass, and Army. The first varsity boat for the Orange and Blue got out to an early lead, but Army slowly closed the gap throughout the ra...

Women’s club team ‘squashes’ competition to become best in the nation

Women's club team ‘squashes’ competition to become best in the nation

Bri Pomonis, Sports Co-Editor

March 2, 2017

For a club team with no school funding, recruiting, or coach, the women’s squash team has evolved to establish a name for itself following a strong season. The team, founded in 2010 by former University students Kirk Bonner ’12 and Morgan Beeson ’12, gained notable momentum through the work...

Club ice hockey nets nine goals to take down Dickinson

Elise Covert, Sports Co-Editor

February 2, 2017

After suffering a 6-9 loss at Franklin & Marshall College (F&M) on Jan. 28, the Bison club ice hockey team returned to action at home on Jan. 29 against Dickinson College. On the back of a hat trick from Tim Patwell ’20, the Bison scored nine goals to take down F&M 9-2. The dominating...

Undefeated rugby heads to Championships Cup

Undefeated rugby heads to Championships Cup

Becky Chambers, Staff Writer

December 1, 2016

The Bison rugby club team has had a season for the books. The men’s team has gone undefeated with a 9-0 record. On Nov. 19, the Bison defended their Eastern Pennsylvania Rugby Union (EPRU) title in a 55-41 victory over their Route 15 rival, Susquehanna University. This feat solidified the second consecutive...

Carving it up: Bison ice hockey team has strong start

Lauren Whelan and Annie Collett, Sports Co-Editors and Staff Writer

December 1, 2016

Despite their categorization as a club team on campus, the men’s ice hockey team has trained for a highly competitive season and has started their campaign strong. Their roster, boasting young talent, brings new energy to their 2016-2017 season. With only two juniors and one senior on the roster,...

Cheerleading’s recent varsity launch inspires further development

Bethany Blass, Sports Co-Editor

April 28, 2016

  After recently gaining recognition as a varsity sport, the University’s cheerleading team continues to wow crowds at every home football and basketball game. As the team continues to grow and improve, the cheerleaders are currently preparing to travel to the 2016 UCA College Spirit Camp...

Ski team continues to expand after 35 years of University sponsorship

Bethany Blass, Sports Co-Editor

April 14, 2016

The Bucknell University Ski Team (BUST) is a co-ed, on-campus club for students interested in getting involved with the competitive and social aspects of skiing and snowboarding during their time at the University. The team competes in a six-week season within the Allegheny Collegiate Ski Conference...

Developing club ice hockey program boasts D-III status

Bethany Blass, Sports Co-Editor

April 7, 2016

  Despite a general lack of publicity, the athletes of the University’s ice hockey team invest their time towards enriching the club program and go to great lengths to represent the Orange and Blue on their jerseys with pride. The club team is a great resource for students who have a passi...

Club team of the week: Equestrian team members conclude season, qualify for Regionals

Bethany Blass, Sports Co-Editor

March 31, 2016

As a member of the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA), the Bucknell University Equestrian Team (BUET) competes in Zone 3, Region 1. The IHSA showing allows riders to compete on a horse they have never ridden or trained prior to entering the ring for competition. Riders are placed in a level...

Women’s club squash achieves programs highest rank at No. 3

Bethany Blass, Sports Co-editor

March 10, 2016

This semester, the women’s club squash team achieved its highest ranking in the club’s history. For the first time since the club was created at the University, the team competed in the E Division of the Women’s College Squash Association National Team Championship at Yale University. The Bison...

Club sport of the week

Bethany Blass, Sports Co-editor

March 3, 2016

  The men’s club squash team began eight years ago with a poor reputation as a college team ranked near the bottom of the list of nationwide programs. Without a facility at which to practice, enough players to compete, or a coach for guidance, the club team required enormous improvement...

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