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Yorke’s record performance sends men’s lacrosse past Marist

Yorke’s record performance sends men’s lacrosse past Marist

Holly Burns, Senior Writer

March 5, 2020

The Bison men’s lacrosse team faced the Marist Red Foxes this past Saturday, Feb. 29. The Orange and Blue secured a 20-11 victory. Bison attacker Will Yorke ’20 led the team with a school-record of nine goals and tied the record for total points with 11. Yorke’s nine-goal performance is also...

Track and field posts impressive marks but misses first place finish at Patriot League Championships

Leah Fogelsanger, Sports Co-Editor

March 5, 2020

This past weekend, the Bison women’s and men’s track and field teams traveled to Bethlehem, Pa. to compete at the Patriot League Championships, hosted at Lehigh University. The men’s team posted a third-place finish, with Jeff Brown ’20 and Stefone Moore-Green ’20 having standout performances...

Bison men’s basketball advance to quarterfinals in Patriot League tournament

Sarah Hazard, Senior Writer

March 5, 2020

On Saturday, March 29, the Bison traveled to Boston University in hopes of closing out their regular season with a win against the Terriers. Despite their efforts, the Bison fell to the Terriers with a final score of 74-71. The first half consisted of multiple lead changes. The Bison pulled ahead...

Men’s tennis rebounds with victory over Saint Joseph’s

Bri Pomonis, Senior Writer

March 5, 2020

After two losses that ended an early-season winning streak, the Bison men’s tennis team regained momentum by defeating the Saint Joseph’s Hawks 5-2 to boost their season record to 5-5. The teams squared off in Williamsport last Saturday in what was anticipated to be one of the season’s most...

Swimming and diving finds success at ECAC championship

Justin Schaumberger, Sports Co-Editor

March 5, 2020

The Bison men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams traveled to Indianapolis, Md. to compete in the ECAC Championships from Feb. 28 to Mar. 1. Both teams placed well, with the men finishing in 5th place out of 23 teams and the women securing 2nd place out of 25 teams. “ECACs is an optional...

Big bats can’t save the day for Bison

Alex Bolinger, Contributing Writer

March 5, 2020

This past weekend the Bison baseball team traveled to Cary, N.C. to compete against the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). The games were originally scheduled to be played in Lewisburg, but inclement weather moved the contest to North Carolina. The Bison had already competed in one contest against...

Men’s and women’s tennis teams rack up victories

Justin Schaumberger, Sports Co-Editor

February 27, 2020

The Bison men’s and women’s tennis teams found success over the past weekend. The women finished 2-0, picking up wins over La Salle and Marist on Sunday, Feb. 23. Meanwhile, the men picked up wins against La Salle on Friday, Feb. 21 and the University Of Connecticut on Saturday, Feb. 22 while falling...

Senior heavyweight’s clutch win brings the victory home for the Bison

Roger Mellado, Contributing Writer

February 27, 2020

On Feb. 22, the Bison wrestlers wrapped up their dual meet season with an epic come-from-behind victory against Columbia on the back of their heavyweight wrestler, senior Brandon Stokes. Along with Stokes, the Bison had a number of strong performances from other members of the herd that helped them achieve...

Baseball catches big win over ACC opponent

Alex Bolinger, Contributing Writer

February 27, 2020

This past weekend proved to be historic for the Bison men’s baseball team, who beat the University of Virginia (UVA) for the first time since 1925. The team split two games against the Cavaliers on Feb. 22, winning the second game of the doubleheader. The Orange and Blue used a huge offensive outburs...

Broken records highlight a sixth-place finish at the Loyola Intercollegiate

Dani Kaufman, Senior Writer

February 27, 2020

The Bison men’s golf team competed successfully at the Loyola Intercollegiate this past weekend. The competition was stacked, with several strong teams playing. Out of the 19 teams competing at the end of day one, the Orange and Blue finished tied for sixth. One highlight of the day was the debut...

Men’s and women’s swimming and diving compete hard at Patriot League Championships

Kelsey O’Loughlin, Staff Writer

February 27, 2020

On Feb. 19, the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams traveled to Annapolis, Md. for the Patriot League Championship. The women secured second place with 533 points and the men finished fourth with 342.5 points. The first day of competition for the women was successful, as they remained...

Next up for the track and field team is Patriot League Championships

Clara McCormick, Contributing Writer

February 27, 2020

The University's track and field teams competed in a tune-up in their very own Gerhard Fieldhouse this past Friday, Feb. 21.  For the men’s team, there were three athletes who finished in first place. Nicholas Marino ’21 was first in pole vault, C.J. Falcioni ’20 earned first in shot put and wei...

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