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Bison mount big fourth-quarter comeback to down Georgetown on Senior Day

Bison mount big fourth-quarter comeback to down Georgetown on Senior Day

Stephen Olick-Sutphen, Senior Writer

November 22, 2019

Nov. 16, the Bison football team hosted Georgetown on Senior Day. The Bison came into the game 2-7 on the season and 2-2 in conference play. After honoring the team’s seniors and fifth-years, the team strutted to an impressive 20-17 victory over the Hoyas. The key difference in this game was the...

Wrestling travels to Northern Illinois, falls to the Huskies and Cyclones

Brittany Willwerth, Sports Co-Editor

November 22, 2019

On Nov. 15, the Bison wrestling team faced Northern Illinois for the teams’ first-ever dual. Despite a few solid wins, the team dropped a 24-10 overall decision to the Huskies. Drew Phipps ’20, Zach Hartman ’22, and Noah Levett ’22 scored individual wins for the Bison. With his most recent...

Football surpasses Lehigh 20-10

Football surpasses Lehigh 20-10

Emily Doyle, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

On Nov. 9, the Bison football team (2-7, 2-2 PL) took on Lehigh (4-5, 3-2 PL) in a Patriot League matchup, defeating the Mountain Hawks by a final score of 20-10. Led by a strong defensive effort, the Bison held their opponent to -6 total rushing yards. In the first half, the Bison limited Lehigh...

Bison drops home opener to Vermont, defeat Hofstra

Sarah Hazard, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

On Nov. 10, the Bison men’s basketball team fell to the Vermont Catamounts by a final score of 66-63 in their season home-opener. Then on Nov. 13, the Bison earned their first home win of the season over Hofstra by a score of 86-71.  The Bison battled throughout the first half in a back-and-forth con...

Men’s soccer defeats Navy in PL quarterfinals, falls to Lehigh in semifinal

Stephen Olick-Sutphen, Senior Writer

November 14, 2019

On Saturday, Nov. 9, the Bison men’s soccer team took on Navy in Annapolis, Md. in the Patriot League tournament quarterfinals. The Bison avenged their loss to Navy from earlier in the season and earned a playoff win for the first time since 2016, defeating the Midshipmen by a score of 2-0. The Bison...

Men’s and women’s swimming and diving faces three PL opponents

Florian Wozniak and Brittany Willwerth

November 14, 2019

On Saturday, Nov. 9, the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams traveled to Annapolis, Md. to face Navy, American, and Lafayette in Patriot League play. Going into the weekend with a 3-0 overall record and a 2-0 record in Patriot League play, the team sought to build on their prior success. On...

Men’s water polo splits at home

Men’s water polo splits at home

Anna Carroll, Senior Writer

November 14, 2019

The Bison men’s water polo team went 1-1 at home this past weekend with games against Navy and George Washington University. The No. 14 ranked team took a step closer towards clinching the No. 1 seed in the MAWPC Championships with their 14-10 win against Navy. Rade Joksimovic ’20 led the Bison with...

Water polo goes 2-0 over the weekend

Water polo goes 2-0 over the weekend

Anna Carroll, Senior Writer

November 8, 2019

The Bison men’s water polo team returned home for two games this weekend, improving their overall record to 17-7 after two great wins against La Salle University and Johns Hopkins. The Bison used a quick start to gain momentum in their first game on Nov. 2 against La Salle University. Jared Stanley...

Cross country competes in Patriot League Championships

Bri Pomonis, Senior Writer

November 8, 2019

The Bison women’s and men’s cross country teams competed at the Patriot League Championships on Saturday, Nov. 2. The women took home the silver, seven points behind Boston University, while the men finished in fifth overall. Coming off of four consecutive Patriot League Championship titles, all...

Men’s soccer clinches PL tournament berth

Stephen Olick-Sutphen, Senior Writer

November 8, 2019

The men’s soccer team clinched a place in the Patriot League tournament with back-to back road draws against Lafayette and Lehigh. The Bison tied Lafayette 0-0 on Nov. 2 and then went the distance again in a 1-1 draw on Nov. 6 against Lehigh. The Bison will be the 6th seed in the conference tourname...

Men’s basketball beats Fairfield in season opener

Sarah Hazard, Senior Writer

November 8, 2019

On Nov. 5, the Bison men’s basketball team traveled to Bridgeport, Ct. to face Fairfield for their first game of the 2019-2020 season. After leading for most of the second half, the Bison faced pressure when their 64-49 lead was cut to 64-62 with only 30 seconds left after Fairfield scored 13 unanswered...

Women’s soccer ties on Senior Day

Women's soccer ties on Senior Day

Emily Doyle, Staff Writer

October 31, 2019

The Bison women’s soccer team tied American University, 1-1, in their last home game of the season on Oct. 26 at Emmitt Field, commemorating the occasion with one final walk through the tunnel on a game day. Prior to the game, the team’s six seniors were honored, including Gabby Bair, Bailey Hurst,...

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