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Bison Athletics introduces new football coach, David Cecchini

Bison Athletics introduces new football coach, David Cecchini

Patrick Dempsey and Brittany Willwerth, Sports Co-Editors

February 14, 2019

Dave Cecchini was introduced as the new Bison head football coach on Feb. 9 at an introductory press conference at the University’s Graham Building. Cecchini takes over for Joe Susan, who resigned in January after a nine-year tenure with the University's football team.   As a former Lehigh Mountain...

Coach profile: Wirnsberger hopes to improve Bison wrestling EIWA standing in 12th season

Bethany Blass, Sports Co-Editors and Staff Writer

December 1, 2016

Twelve-year Bison wrestling head coach Dan Wirnsberger looks to lead his team to success in its 2016-2017 season. The 1995 Michigan State University alumnus boasts an impressive wrestling career as a three-year captain before his shift to coaching. His time with the Bison has proven to be successful,...

Schinnerer’s 11th season with Bison brings success for swimming and diving

Bethany Blass, Sports Co-Editor

November 17, 2016

Head coach of the women’s and men’s swimming and diving teams Dan Schinnerer has lead the Bison in a successful start to their first few meets of the season as they look forward to the upcoming annual home invitational. The three-time Patriot League Coach of the Year is in the midst of the 2016-2017...

Roussell looks for success in fifth season with women’s basketball

Bethany Blass, Sports Co-Editor

November 10, 2016

Head women’s basketball coach Aaron Roussell hopes to continue the success he has found during his four seasons with the Bison in the team’s 2016-2017 season-opener on Nov. 11 against Binghamton. A 2001 graduate of the University of Iowa, Roussell was a double major in political science and...

Coach profile: Donner leads women’s cross country to PL title

Bethany Blass, Sports Co-Editor

November 3, 2016

Fifteen-year Bison veteran Kevin Donner doubles as the head coach for both the men’s and women’s cross country and track and field teams. Having recently led the women’s team to a victory at the Patriot League Championship, Donner has kept the Orange and Blue among the top programs in the East. The...

Newcomer Francisco guides women’s golf in successful fall season

Bethany Blass, Sports Co-Editor

October 27, 2016

This June, the Bison women’s golf team welcomed head coach Lisa Francisco, the third head coach in the program’s 18-year history. Francisco was a part of one of the greatest accomplishments the Orange and Blue recorded this year: their victory at their home invitational. Francisco began her career...

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