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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...

Men’s lacrosse records fifth consecutive win

Men’s lacrosse records fifth consecutive win

Ross Lazarus, Senior Writer

April 19, 2018


Filed under Lacrosse, Men, SPORTS

The Bison men’s lacrosse team stampeded over the Lafayette Leopards 15-6 on April 13 at Christy-Mathewson Memorial Stadium. With the win, the team is now 6-1 in Patriot League play and 10-3 overall. This is the team’s fifth-straight victory, including three wins over Patriot League opponents....

Bison keep win streak alive against Mount St. Mary’s

Bison keep win streak alive against Mount St. Mary’s

Ross Lazarus, Senior Writer

April 12, 2018


Filed under Lacrosse, Men, SPORTS

The Bison men’s lacrosse team (9-3, 5-1 Patriot League) tallied its fourth straight win on April 6 by a score of 14-9 in a non-league clash against Mount St. Mary’s. After defeating three top-25 ranked teams in the last four games, the Bison are now ranked 11th in the country. The Orange and...

Sands hits scoring milestone, O’Brien lifts team over Yale in OT

Ross Lazarus, Senior Writer

April 5, 2018


Filed under Lacrosse, Men, SPORTS

The Bison men's lacrosse traveled to West Point and beat No. 20 Army 10-7 on March 31. Notably, in the past two weeks the Orange and Blue have accumulated two wins against top-25 ranked teams. The Bison, ranked 14th in the nation, are now 5-1 in Patriot League play. They have clinched a conference...

Bison men’s lacrosse upsets No. 6 Loyola in Baltimore

Bison men’s lacrosse upsets No. 6 Loyola in Baltimore

Ross Lazarus, Senior Writer

March 29, 2018


Filed under Lacrosse, Men, SPORTS, Top Stories

The Bison shocked No. 6 Loyola in Baltimore on March 24 by a score of 12-11 for their first upset win over a top-10 opponent since 2013. Last year, the Bison beat then-ranked No. 17 Loyola at home in double overtime. The stars aligned again this year for the Bison, pulling off another memorable upset....

Men’s lacrosse falls to Navy, nominated for SportsCenter Top Plays

Anslee Krouch, Senior Writer

March 8, 2018


Filed under Lacrosse, Men, SPORTS

The No. 20 Bison men’s lacrosse team lost 13-8 to Navy on March 3 at the Christy Mathewson-Memorial Stadium, bringing the Bison’s overall record to 3-2, and 1-1 in the Patriot League. The Bison had a 4-1 lead at the end of the first quarter with three goals from Sean O’Brien ’18. He finished...

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