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Boston deals men’s tennis a season-ending loss in Patriot League Quarterfinals

Megan Keeney, Senior Writer

April 25, 2019

The fourth-seed Bison men’s tennis team lost 4-2 against the fifth-seed Boston University Terriers on April 19 in the Patriot League Quarterfinals in West Point, NY. The Orange and Blue improved tremendously throughout the season after starting off with a record of 4-9 and went on to lose only four...

Men and women’s track teams claim first place in Bucknell Team Challenge

Men and women’s track teams claim first place in Bucknell Team Challenge

Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer

April 25, 2019

The men’s and women’s track teams competed in the Bucknell Team Challenge on April 20, a home meet against Binghamton, Bloomsburg, Lock Haven, Mansfield, Penn State, St. Francis (PA), and University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC.) The men’s track and field team claimed first place, finishing...

Men’s lacrosse upsets first place Lehigh to keep playoff hopes alive

Justin Schaumberger, Senior Writer

April 25, 2019

The Bison men’s lacrosse team pulled off a major upset after knocking off conference rival Lehigh 12-10 in Bethlehem, Pa. on April 20. Lehigh entered the game in first place in the Patriot League regular season standings. This win improves the Bison’s overall record to 5-8 and to 3-4 in the Patriot...

Athlete of the Week: Christian Klipstein ’19, Men’s Lacrosse

Athlete of the Week: Christian Klipstein ’19, Men’s Lacrosse

Leah Fogelsanger, Senior Writer

April 25, 2019

The men’s lacrosse team has hit their stride, as they secured a win against top-ranked Lehigh on April 20. The current three-game win-streak can be largely attributed to none other than senior goalie Christian Klipstein ’19. Klipstein stopped 15 shots in a must-win game against Lehigh to keep the...

Baseball swept by Lehigh, loses to Mount St. Mary’s, overcomes La Salle

Jack Donovan, Staff Writer

April 25, 2019

The Bison baseball team traveled to Bethlehem, Pa. on April 20-21 to take on Lehigh in a three-game series. The team was swept by Lehigh, losing two heartbreakers to their rival as the Mountain Hawks walked off in consecutive games. Then, on April 23 in a mid-week game against Mount St. Mary’s in Emmetsburg,...

Bison football competes in spring game on rainy Friday night

Bison football competes in spring game on rainy Friday night

Jack Donovan, Staff Writer

April 18, 2019

The Bison football team began their journey for a successful 2019 season on April 12 as they played their annual spring game at Christy Mathewson-Memorial Stadium. This was first-year head coach Dave Cecchini’s first time seeing his team in competitive action.   The inter-squad game was...

Tarry’s nine points lift Bison men’s lacrosse over Lafayette

Stephen Olick-Sutphen, Senior Writer

April 18, 2019

The Bison men’s lacrosse team (4-8) stormed out to a 6-1 lead in the first half and did not look back as they beat Lafayette in a historic 17-4 victory in Easton, Pa. on April 13. It was the team’s largest win since 2011. Alston Tarry ’22 also set a career high with nine total points after finishing...

Athlete of the Week: Tommy Sopko ’21, Men’s Lacrosse

Athlete of the Week: Tommy Sopko ’21, Men’s Lacrosse

Leah Fogelsanger, Senior Writer

April 18, 2019

With their 17-4 victory over Lafayette on April 13, the men’s lacrosse team set several team records. The 13-goal margin of victory was the largest since a 17-2 decision in a 2011 game. Tommy Sopko ’21 was a standout in the game, scoring four of the seventeen goals and logging an additional assist.   The...

Men’s tennis finishes regular season with 2-1 weekend

Sarah Dimock, Staff Writer

April 18, 2019

The Bison men’s tennis team (12-12) had a busy three-match weekend against Colgate, Boston University, and Lehigh to close out regular season play. The Orange and Blue beat Colgate 4-2 and BU 4-3 in Syracuse, N.Y. on April 12-13, but lost to Lehigh in Williamsport, Pa. by 4-2 on April 14.    ...

Men’s and women’s track & field host the Bison Outdoor Classic

Dani Kaufman, Senior Writer

April 18, 2019

Many members of the Bison women’s and men’s track and field teams qualified for the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) and Intercollegiate Association of Amateur Athletes of America (IC4A) championships during the Bison Outdoor Classic on April 13-14. For the women’s team, Kaitlin Salisbury...

Baseball gets swept in three-game series against Holy Cross

Baseball gets swept in three-game series against Holy Cross

Chris Kehoe, Contributing Writer

April 18, 2019

The Bison baseball team continued Patriot League play at home against the Holy Cross Crusaders on April 13-14. The Orange and Blue dropped all three games in the series by final scores of 13-7, 6-3, and 6-3. With these losses, the Bison fall to 10-27 overall and 3-14 within the Patriot League. Holy...

Sestina to join Kentucky basketball as a graduate transfer

Sestina to join Kentucky basketball as a graduate transfer

Justin Schaumberger, Senior Writer

April 11, 2019

Bison men’s basketball forward Nate Sestina ’19 announced on Twitter on April 4 that he has committed to play his final year of college basketball at the University of Kentucky as a graduate transfer. After redshirting his first year as a Bison due to shoulder surgery, Sestina will graduate in May...

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