The Bucknellian

Bison fall to Lehigh, but look forward to Senior Night in Sojka

Sarah Hazard, Senior Writer

February 27, 2020

Fresh off of a two-game win streak, the Bison men’s basketball team was unable to keep up the momentum, falling to Lehigh with a final score of 69-60 on Sunday’s game at Lehigh. The Orange and Blue shot 39.3 percent while Lehigh found more success with a 46 percent average overall. The Mountain...

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 win back-to-back games in Patriot League play

Sarah Hazard, Senior Writer

February 21, 2020

On Feb. 15, the Bison took on American University, looking to improve their record in the Patriot League. With a tough fight, the Bison were able to do just that, winning the game 72-68. In the opening minutes, American took an early lead. However, the Bison were able to respond. John Meeks ’21...

School records are broken at the Martin Downs Collegiate

Dani Kaufman, Senior Writer

February 21, 2020

On Feb. 14 – 16, the Bison men’s golf team traveled to Palm City, Fla. to compete against 14 competitive colleges at the Martin Downs Collegiate. Blake Wisdom ’23 posted a 6-under 66 for the first round. This broke the school record and created a new all-time low in relation to par. This...

First week proves difficult for Bison baseball

Alex Bolinger, Contributing Writer

February 21, 2020

On Friday, Feb. 14, the Bison baseball team opened up its 2020 season with a clash against Penn State in North Carolina. This is the third straight season that the Bison have opened up against a power-five opponent, losing this contest by a score of nine to six. Penn State scored the game’s first...

Men’s and women’s track and field inch toward the Patriot League Championships

Clara McCormick, Contributing Writer

February 21, 2020

On Friday and Saturday, the Bison women’s and men’s track teams competed in the Doug Raymond Invitational in Kent, Ohio – one of their final tune-ups before the Patriot League Championships. On the women’s team, Bison Katie Salisbury ’20 had a very successful weekend, setting her personal...

Bruised not broken, Bison wrestling sets their sights set on redemption

Roger Mellado, Contributing Writer

February 21, 2020

The Bison wrestling team had a tough weekend on the mat, taking on two of the Nation’s Top 20 ranked teams, Lehigh (11th) on Friday, Feb. 14 and Army (18th) on Feb. 16. Although disappointing, the team’s fighting spirit was never stifled. Several Bison had impressive performances and brought home...

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...

Track and field records solid performance at Sykes & Sabock Challenge

Dani Kaufman, Senior Writer

February 14, 2020

On Feb. 8, the Bison men’s and women’s track and field teams showcased strong performances at the Sykes & Sabock Challenge at Penn State. Several athletes qualified for the IC4A and ECAC. One male standout was Jeff Brown ’20, who was runner-up in the 60-meter dash with a time of 6.85. Brown...

Men’s tennis’ weekend proves a mixed bag

Alex Bolinger, Contributing Writer

February 14, 2020

The past weekend was a rough start for the Bison men’s tennis team. The team traveled to West Long Branch, N.J. to compete against Monmouth University, ultimately falling to the Hawks by a score of 6-1. The loss on Saturday brought the men’s record to 1-3 in the early season. Michael Owen ’23...

Wrestling continues their dominant dual meet season

Roger Mellado, Contributing Writer

February 14, 2020

The Bison wrestling team came up big in another home win this past Saturday at Davis Gym. The Bison defeated Binghamton 25-13 to continue a stellar season. Despite the last few matches against league opponents being easy sweeps with the Bison outscoring their opponents 130-11, this match proved more ...

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