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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...

Men’s lacrosse suffers loss to Ohio State, but bounces back to beat Binghamton

Holly Burns, Senior Writer

February 27, 2020

The Bison men’s lacrosse team faced Ohio State this past Saturday, Feb. 22 at Christy Mathewson-Memorial Stadium, falling by a score of 15-11. This marks the Bison’s first loss of the season, bringing their season record to 3-1. Ohio State's Buckeyes scored the first goal only five seconds in...

Bison top Sacred Heart in home opener

Bison top Sacred Heart in home opener

Holly Burns, Senior Writer

February 21, 2020

The Bison men’s lacrosse team secured a victory over Sacred Heart in their home opener on Feb. 15,  improving to 3-0 on the season. Attacker Tommy Sopko ’21 led the Orange and the Blue offense with a career-high eight points. Sopko logged four goals and four assists. The Bison were strong out...

Bison top Bryant with a second half comeback

Holly Burns, Senior Writer

February 14, 2020

The Bison men’s lacrosse team traveled to Rhode Island to face Bryant University on Sunday. Despite being down three goals at the end of the first half, the Orange and Blue were able to rally in the second half and earn the victory. Midfielder Harry Wellford ’23 led the Bison in scoring, tallying...

Men’s lacrosse starts season strong with victory over Furman

Alex Bolinger, Contributing Writer

February 7, 2020

The Bison men’s lacrosse team traveled to Durham, N.C. to face Furman University last Saturday. The Bison used a dominant first half to secure the victory over the Paladins. With a final score of 16-9, the Bison will now look to use this as a springboard to gain momentum and confidence for the rest...

Senior leadership and high-level experience propel the 2020 season

Kelsey O’Loughlin, Contributing Writer

January 23, 2020

After competing with the 2019 men’s lacrosse national champions, the University of Virginia Cavaliers, the Bison have begun to build the confidence needed for the rest of pre-season and league play. The Bison have five seniors this year, four of which were named captains two weeks ago. Grayson Burns...

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

Photo Courtesy of the Bucknell Athletic Department.

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...

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 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

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

Tommy Sopko ’21, shown in the middle of the huddle, collected a hat trick during the team’s loss to Loyola on March. 23.

Justin Schaumberger, Staff Writer

March 29, 2019

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...

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