The Bucknellian

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

Justin Schaumberger, Senior Writer

April 25, 2019


Filed under Lacrosse, Men, SPORTS

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


Filed under Bison Athlete of the Week, Lacrosse, Men, SPORTS

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...

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

Stephen Olick-Sutphen, Senior Writer

April 18, 2019


Filed under Lacrosse, Men, SPORTS

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


Filed under Bison Athlete of the Week, Lacrosse, Men, SPORTS

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 lacrosse loses close game to Army 15-13, overcomes Marist 10-7

Men’s lacrosse loses close game to Army 15-13, overcomes Marist 10-7

Justin Schaumberger, Staff Writer

April 4, 2019


Filed under Lacrosse, Men, SPORTS

The Bison men’s lacrosse team lost a closely contested game at home against Army (8-2) on March 30 by a score of 15-13. The Bison were able to score four unanswered goals late in the fourth quarter to tie the game but conceded two goals in the final minute of the loss. During a mid-week game on...

Bison men’s lacrosse unable to complete comeback in loss to Loyola

Bison men’s lacrosse unable to complete comeback in loss to Loyola

Justin Schaumberger, Staff Writer

March 29, 2019


Filed under Lacrosse, Men, SPORTS

The Bison men’s lacrosse team fell to No. 6 Loyola by a score of 12-7 at Christy Mathewson-Memorial Stadium on March 23. After a hot start by the Greyhounds, who scored seven of the first eight goals of the game, the Orange and Blue spent the rest of the game trying to catch up. Ultimately, the loss...

Men’s lacrosse defeated by Boston University 13-9

Maggie Wyngowski, Contributing Writer

March 21, 2019


Filed under Lacrosse, Men, SPORTS

The Bison men’s lacrosse team lost to the Boston University Terriers by a final score of 13-9 on March 16 at Nickerson Field in Boston. The Orange and Blue displayed a strong first half, leading 5-3 at halftime. However, in the second half, the Bison lagged behind Boston’s 10-goal scoring burst and...

Men’s lacrosse comeback falls short in 16-13 loss to Ohio State

Patrick Dempsey, Sports Co-Editor

February 28, 2019


Filed under Lacrosse, Men, SPORTS

The Bison men’s lacrosse team (1-3) lost to the No. 11 Ohio State Buckeyes (4-0) by a final score of 16-13 on Feb. 23 at Ohio Stadium in Columbus, Ohio. The Bison scored seven goals in the fourth quarter to cut a nine-goal deficit down to two, but the rally proved to be too little too late. Two of...

Men’s lacrosse falls to Richmond in tough battle

Men’s lacrosse falls to Richmond in tough battle

Brittany Willwerth, Sports Co-Editor

February 21, 2019


Filed under Lacrosse, Men, SPORTS

The Bison men’s lacrosse team took the field at Christy Mathewson-Memorial Stadium to face Richmond on Feb. 16, falling to the Spiders by a score of 13-11. Leading the offensive effort for the Bison were Matthew Barkauskas ’22 and Tommy Sopko ’21, each earning hat tricks. Despite the battle that...

Yorke’s career day propels Bison to first win of the season over Bryant

Yorke’s career day propels Bison to first win of the season over Bryant

Stephen Olick-Sutphen, Staff Writer

February 14, 2019


Filed under Lacrosse, Men, SPORTS

In front of an impressive home student section, the Bison men’s lacrosse team captured their first win of the season on Feb. 10 with a 9-6 victory over Bryant at Christy Mathewson Stadium. Will Yorke ’20 achieved a career high, scoring five goals to carry the Bison offense. With the game deadlocked...

Men’s lacrosse drops season opener to #3 Maryland

Stephen Olick-Sutphen, Staff Writer

February 7, 2019


Filed under Lacrosse, Men, SPORTS

The men’s lacrosse team fell in its season opener to No. 3 Maryland 11-6 at Capital One Field in College Park, Md. in front of a crowd of 1,888.   Much of the game seemed to be a stalemate as the two teams battled back and forth. Proving to be strong defensively, the Bison held a tough...

Men’s lacrosse secures share of regular season Patriot League title, falls in quarterfinal game

Men’s lacrosse secures share of regular season Patriot League title, falls in quarterfinal game

Brittany Willwerth, Sports Co-Editor

April 26, 2018


Filed under Lacrosse, SPORTS

The No. 10 Bison men’s lacrosse (11-4, 7-1 PL) team battled Lehigh (8-6, 5-3 PL) in front of large crowd consisting of alumni, parents, and fans on April 20. With a final score of 14-7, the team claimed a portion of the 2018 Patriot League regular-season championship title, its first since 2011. Prior...

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