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Men’s basketball falls to Greyhounds, heads back to MD to face Navy

Sarah Hazard, Senior Writer

February 14, 2020

On Saturday, Feb. 8, the Bison traveled to Baltimore, Md. to take on the Loyola Greyhounds. The Bison fought hard to recover from an early deficit against Loyola, but could not complete the comeback. The final score of the game was 78-65 in favor of the Greyhounds. Despite their fight, the Bison trailed...

Men’s track and field posts strong finishes at two-day meets

Men’s track and field posts strong finishes at two-day meets

Leah Fogelsanger, Sports Co-Editor

February 7, 2020

The Bison men’s track and field team posted impressive wins this weekend at the Bison Open and Multi and the Penn State National Open. Both meets were two-day events in which the team was split, with one group traveling to State College, Pa. and the other staying at the University to compete. At...

Men’s tennis wins over Siena

Clara McCormick, Contributing Writer

February 7, 2020

On Feb. 2 in South Williamsport, Pa., the Bison men’s tennis team took on Siena College and came out with the win. Marwan Abaza ’21 was victorious in both the singles, winning 6-2, 5-7, 10-5, as well as in the doubles alongside partner Chunyu Chen ’23, winning, 7-6 (8).  Duo Micheal Owen ’2...

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...

Men’s and women’s swimming and diving take eight events at Navy Invitational

Sarah Hazard, Senior Writer

February 7, 2020

On Saturday, Feb. 1, the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams attended the Navy Invitational, their last meet before the Patriot League Championships. The Bison had strong performances, winning eight individual events and two relays between the men and women. Delaware, Holy Cross, Lafayette,...

Men’s basketball drops back-to-back games

Brittany Willwerth, Senior Writer

February 7, 2020

On Feb. 1, the Bison men’s basketball team fought a tough battle against Boston University, ultimately falling by a score of 77-57. Avi Toomer ’20 led the team’s efforts with 16 points, while Andrew Funk ’22 and Jimmy Sotos ’21 collected 11 and 10 points, respectively. Two days later, the team...

Bison Wrestling goes 1-1 after a challenging weekend on the road

Roger Mellado, Contributing Writer

February 7, 2020

The Bison wrestling team had another action-packed weekend on the mat, taking on league opponent Franklin & Marshall in Lancaster, Pa., on Jan. 30 before heading down to Chapel Hill, N.C. to face the No. 8 North Carolina Tar Heels on Feb. 1. The team started off their weekend with a strong victory...

Women’s tennis splits the weekend with a win

Dani Kaufman, Senior Writer

February 7, 2020

At the St. Bonaventure Tennis Center last Saturday, the Bison women’s tennis team played two teams, winning one while losing the other. Chloe Zilkha ’23 led the way with crucial wins to earn the team the one win of the day against Niagara. With Niagara and the Orange and Blue tied with three points...

Bison top Loyola in shootout at home

Bison top Loyola in shootout at home

Sarah Hazard, Senior Writer

January 30, 2020

On Jan. 25, the Bucknell Bison defeated Loyola, 98-83 at home. The Greyhounds had the lead for the majority of the first half, but the Bison were able to take a 42-41 into halftime. Avi Toomer ’20, Bruce Moore ’20 and John Meeks ’21 contributed to the lead after they re-entered the game from the...

Wrestling bests Sacred Heart and Drexel

Wrestling bests Sacred Heart and Drexel

Roger Mellado, Contributing Writer

January 30, 2020

The Bison had another dominant weekend on the mat, besting league opponents Sacred Heart 36-3 and Drexel 27-2 on Sunday, Jan. 26 to improve to 6-3 on the season and 5-1 in Patriot League Play. Geo Barzona ’21 (125) started the Orange and Blue strong by winning by a tech fall against Drexel 18-3....

Men’s tennis has strong showing at NJIT

Kelsey O’Loughlin, Contributing Writer

January 30, 2020

Despite numerous injuries and illnesses, the Orange and Blue competed well this weekend against Hofstra, NJIT and Fairfield at the NJIT Tournament in Newark, N.J. The young team pulled out several individual victories. On the first day, the Bison came away with five singles victories and two doubles...

Men’s track and field scores big at Gulden Invitational

Leah Fogelsanger, Sports Co-Editor

January 30, 2020

This past weekend, the Bison men’s track and field team dominated the field against seven strong contending teams. Such teams included Shippensburg, Saint Francis (Pa.) and Johns Hopkins. With five first-place finishes overall, the Bison outscored the next closest opponent by over 80 points. The...

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