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Football comes up just short against Holy Cross

Football comes up just short against Holy Cross

Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer

October 10, 2019

The Bison football team competed against the Holy Cross Crusaders at Christy Mathewson-Memorial Stadium during Homecoming weekend on Oct. 5. Despite putting up a valiant fight, the Orange and Blue came up short with a 21-14 loss in its Patriot League opener. Wide receiver Brandon Sanders ’22 set a...

Men’s soccer loses to Navy after conceding two late goals

Stephen Olick-Sutphen, Senior Writer

October 10, 2019

On Sunday, Oct. 6, the Bison took on No. 21 Navy in their fourth Patriot League game of the season. The first half proved to be a back-and-forth game, with neither side able to capture a goal. Late in the second half, Navy scored to take a 1-0 lead. Less than a minute later, Navy scored again to double...

Cross Country teams run in the 46th Annual Paul Short Invite

Emily Doyle, Staff Writer

October 10, 2019

This past weekend, the Orange and Blue cross country teams competed in Paul Short Invite hosted by Lehigh University on Oct. 5. The men’s cross country team came in 20th overall while the women’s team came in 31st. On the men’s side, the Bison ran a strong race this past weekend, despite resting...

Bison swimming takes on UMBC in first meet of the season

Dani Kaufman, Senior Writer

October 10, 2019

As tradition has served for the past 13 years, the Orange and Blue started their swimming season with a meet against UMBC on Oct. 5. One of the many standouts of the meet was Catherine Craig ’23 who won the 100-meter breaststroke with a time of 1:07.10. Craig went on to also collect the 400 meter...

Bison football fails to keeps pace with Princeton

Bison football fails to keeps pace with Princeton

Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer

October 4, 2019

The Bison football team continued its tough non-conference schedule against the defending Ivy League champions, the Princeton Tigers. The Bison suffered a 56-23 loss against the Tigers on Sept. 28 at Christy Mathewson-Memorial Stadium. Quarterback Logan Bitikofer ’21 set a new career-high of 268 yards...

Men’s soccer collects tie to American, loses against Loyola

Stephen Olick-Sutphen, Senior Writer

October 4, 2019

On Sept. 27 at Emmitt Field, the Bison men’s soccer team played American University in their second Patriot League game of the season in front of a Family Weekend crowd. Patrick O’Hara ’22 scored his second career goal in the 78th minute, which gave the Bison the lead, but American answered in...

Water polo makes a splash at Bison Invitational

Water polo makes a splash at Bison Invitational

Anna Carroll, Senior Writer

September 27, 2019

Despite dropping their first game of the Bucknell Invitational to Fordham on Sept. 21, the Bison men’s water polo team proved to be resilient going forward, with three straights wins against Mercyhurst, Wagner, and La Salle. The team now boasts an impressive 9-2 record to start their season. In the...

Men’s tennis goes 1-2 at Temple Invite

Florian Wozniak, Contributing Writer

September 27, 2019

Over this past weekend, the Bison men’s tennis team competed in the Temple Invite at TU Pavilion in Philadelphia, Pa. After their success at Mount St. Mary’s last week, the Orange and Blue looked to continue their success going up against Penn, Temple and Wagner. “We expected to go in and play...

Men’s soccer shows resilience, draw against Colgate and George Mason

Stephen Olick-Sutphen, Senior Writer

September 25, 2019

The Bison men’s soccer team came back from one goal deficits in their games against Colgate and George Mason this week, earning a tie in both matches. The Orange and Blue opened Patriot League play against Colgate on Saturday, Sept. 21. The Bison conceded a goal in the opening minutes and were...

Men’s soccer beats Saint Francis, comeback falls short against Drexel

Men’s soccer beats Saint Francis, comeback falls short against Drexel

Stephen Olick-Sutphen, Senior Writer

September 19, 2019

The Bison improved to 2-3 on the season on Wednesday Sept. 18 as they dismantled Saint Francis University 3-0 at Emmitt Field. The game was the final tuneup for the Orange and Blue as they prepare for Patriot League play.  Nick King ’20 opened the scoring for the Bison in 64th minute and then as...

Water polo collects two wins on the road

Anna Carroll, Senior Writer

September 19, 2019

On Sept. 14-15, the Bison men’s water polo team traveled to New Jersey to compete in the Princeton Invite. Despite the team suffering their first loss of the season against No. 9 UC San Diego, the team finished the tournament with two huge wins against No. 19 Brown and host team No. 12 Princeton. The...

No. 22/23 Villanova wildcats gain control during win against the Bison

No. 22/23 Villanova wildcats gain control during win against the Bison

Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer

September 19, 2019

During the home season-opener hosted at Christy Mathewson-Memorial Stadium on Sept. 14, the Bison football team suffered a tough 45-10 loss against the No. 22/23 Villanova Wildcats. The Wildcats’ scoring efforts were too quick and efficient for the Bison, as they scored two touchdowns in each of...

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