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Bison football fails to keeps pace with Princeton

Bison football fails to keeps pace with Princeton

Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer

October 4, 2019

The Bison football team continued its tough non-conference schedule against the defending Ivy League champions, the Princeton Tigers. The Bison suffered a 56-23 loss against the Tigers on Sept. 28 at Christy Mathewson-Memorial Stadium. Quarterback Logan Bitikofer ’21 set a new career-high of 268 yards...

Men’s soccer collects tie to American, loses against Loyola

Stephen Olick-Sutphen, Senior Writer

October 4, 2019

On Sept. 27 at Emmitt Field, the Bison men’s soccer team played American University in their second Patriot League game of the season in front of a Family Weekend crowd. Patrick O’Hara ’22 scored his second career goal in the 78th minute, which gave the Bison the lead, but American answered in...

Water polo makes a splash at Bison Invitational

Water polo makes a splash at Bison Invitational

Anna Carroll, Senior Writer

September 27, 2019

Despite dropping their first game of the Bucknell Invitational to Fordham on Sept. 21, the Bison men’s water polo team proved to be resilient going forward, with three straights wins against Mercyhurst, Wagner, and La Salle. The team now boasts an impressive 9-2 record to start their season. In the...

Men’s tennis goes 1-2 at Temple Invite

Florian Wozniak, Contributing Writer

September 27, 2019

Over this past weekend, the Bison men’s tennis team competed in the Temple Invite at TU Pavilion in Philadelphia, Pa. After their success at Mount St. Mary’s last week, the Orange and Blue looked to continue their success going up against Penn, Temple and Wagner. “We expected to go in and play...

Men’s soccer shows resilience, draw against Colgate and George Mason

Stephen Olick-Sutphen, Senior Writer

September 25, 2019

The Bison men’s soccer team came back from one goal deficits in their games against Colgate and George Mason this week, earning a tie in both matches. The Orange and Blue opened Patriot League play against Colgate on Saturday, Sept. 21. The Bison conceded a goal in the opening minutes and were...

Men’s soccer beats Saint Francis, comeback falls short against Drexel

Men’s soccer beats Saint Francis, comeback falls short against Drexel

Stephen Olick-Sutphen, Senior Writer

September 19, 2019

The Bison improved to 2-3 on the season on Wednesday Sept. 18 as they dismantled Saint Francis University 3-0 at Emmitt Field. The game was the final tuneup for the Orange and Blue as they prepare for Patriot League play.  Nick King ’20 opened the scoring for the Bison in 64th minute and then as...

Water polo collects two wins on the road

Anna Carroll, Senior Writer

September 19, 2019

On Sept. 14-15, the Bison men’s water polo team traveled to New Jersey to compete in the Princeton Invite. Despite the team suffering their first loss of the season against No. 9 UC San Diego, the team finished the tournament with two huge wins against No. 19 Brown and host team No. 12 Princeton. The...

No. 22/23 Villanova wildcats gain control during win against the Bison

No. 22/23 Villanova wildcats gain control during win against the Bison

Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer

September 19, 2019

During the home season-opener hosted at Christy Mathewson-Memorial Stadium on Sept. 14, the Bison football team suffered a tough 45-10 loss against the No. 22/23 Villanova Wildcats. The Wildcats’ scoring efforts were too quick and efficient for the Bison, as they scored two touchdowns in each of...

Women’s tennis competes at Navy, men’s team faces Mount St. Mary’s

Florian Wozniak and Dani Kaufman, Contributing Writer and Senior Writer

September 19, 2019

From Sept. 13 to Sept. 15, the Bison women’s tennis team competed at the Navy Invitational. Overall, the weekend proved to be hard-fought, with the first day of competition leaving three pairs of doubles and five singles players in contention to win a championship. By the conclusion of the invitational,...

Water polo cruises to 4-0 weekend

Anna Carroll, Senior Writer

September 12, 2019

The Bison men’s water polo team got off to a hot start this season, bringing home a 4-0 record for their opening weekend of games at Brown University. Through their games, the Bison fought hard all weekend, securing victories against MIT, Cal Baptist, St. Francis Brooklyn and host team Brown. The...

Pioneers explosive second quarter proves too much for Bison football

Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer

September 12, 2019

On Sept. 7, the Bison football team competed against Sacred Heart University, suffering a 30-10 loss. Wide receiver Dominic Lyles ’22 was a force to be reckoned with against the Pioneers, catching five passes for 98 yards and a 50-yard touchdown. His touchdown catch marked the Bison’s first offensive...

Women’s cross country places 4th, men’s team shows improvement

Sarah Hazard, Contributing Writer

September 12, 2019

On Sept. 7, the Bison women’s and men’s cross country teams traveled to Hamilton, N.Y. to compete in the Harry Lang Invite. Despite both the men’s and women’s teams withholding certain runners from competing in order to preserve peak performances, the teams nonetheless displayed strong showings. On...

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