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Football fights for a 17-14 win over Dartmouth

October 22, 2013

Cooper Mead Senior Writer The football team defeated the Dartmouth Big Green 17-14 on Oct. 19 in Hanover, N.H. to bring its record to 2-4. Matt DelMauro ’16 and CJ Williams ’17 posted key touchdowns for the Bison, while Will Carter ’17 continued to be a factor as he tallied eight catches f...

Bison football falters over Family Weekend

September 29, 2013

Cooper Mead Senior Writer Bison struggle over Parents Weekend The football team took on Sacred Heart in front of a crowded Christy-Mathewson Memorial Stadium on Sept. 28. The Bison lost 16-0 to the 5-0 Pioneers, which was marked by six Bison turnovers (four interceptions and two fumbles) that s...

Bison football loses to Cornell

September 22, 2013

Cooper Mead Senior Writer  The football team took on the Cornell Big Red at Schoellkopf Field in Ithaca, N.Y. where it suffered a 45-13 loss marked by a plethora of turnovers. As the game took place in heavy rainfall, the Bison suffered six turnovers. Those turnovers proved to be crucial, as four of th...

Football clinches season-opener for third year in a row

September 5, 2013

Cooper Mead Senior Writer The football team won its season-opening game for the third year in a row with a 27-14 victory over Marist on Sept. 7 at Christy Mathewson-Memorial Stadium. The team was led by the impressive play of quarterback Brandon Wesley ’14, who completed 12 of 16 passes for a combined 17...

Football wins final game

November 27, 2012

Eric Brod Senior Writer The Orange and Blue football squad brought its up and down 2012 season to a close with an exciting 24-21 victory on Nov. 17 against Bryant. Although the Bison failed to match their win total from last season with a 3-8 record, the team was able to win two of its final three ...

Football falls at Georgetown

November 11, 2012

Alex Wagner Sports Editor Despite a good defensive showing and a couple of late chances to tie the game, the Bison football team fell to Georgetown 10-3 in Washington, D.C. The Bison now have an overall record of 2-8 (0-5 in the Patriot League) with one game left in the season. The Orange and Blue, comin...

Football earns first Patriot League win

November 5, 2012

Eric Brod Senior writer Thanks to a complete team defensive effort and a career-day from running back Tyler Smith ’13, the Bison football squad ended its losing streak with its second win of the season by coming from behind to defeat the Fordham Rams 27-24. The Orange and Blue improve to 2-7 on the sea...

Football drops Homecoming game

October 29, 2012

  Eric Brod Senior Writer Despite an impressive offensive performance on Oct. 27, the Bison football team was unable to snap its six-game losing streak, falling to league rival Colgate 47-33. The Orange and Blue are now 1-7 (0-4) on the season. Despite the loss, quarterback Brandon Wesley ’14 s...

Football comeback falls short at Lehigh

October 22, 2012

  Eric Brod Senior Writer On Oct. 20, the Bison fell 42-19 to Patriot League rival No. 7 Lehigh, who improved to 8-0 on the season. Despite having three punts and an extra-point blocked in the first half, the Bison found themselves only down 21-19 in the third quarter, but the Mountain Hawks ...

Football drops fifth game in a row

October 15, 2012

  Eric Brod Senior Writer Coming off a hard fought loss to Holy Cross last week, the Bison were stifled by No. 21 Harvard as they dropped their fifth straight game 35-7. Early on, the Orange and Blue defense proved stout against Harvard, forcing two punts and an interception on their first three...

Football drops another close contest: Bison unable to convert on final drive

October 1, 2012

Eric Brod Senior writer The Bison have been led by their defense so far this season, but the offense once again failed to deliver as the Orange and Blue dropped their third straight contest, a 15-10 decision at the hands of Cornell. The Bison are now 1-3 on the season. While the Bison were able t...

Football falls short against Lafayette

September 23, 2012

  Eric Brod Senior Writer In 2011, the Bison prided themselves on taking care of the football and forcing other teams into mistakes, leading them to have the highest turnover margin in the nation. The Orange and Blue fell victim to such mistakes, turning the ball over three times en route to a...

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