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Boston deals men’s tennis a season-ending loss in Patriot League Quarterfinals

Megan Keeney, Senior Writer

April 25, 2019

The fourth-seed Bison men’s tennis team lost 4-2 against the fifth-seed Boston University Terriers on April 19 in the Patriot League Quarterfinals in West Point, NY. The Orange and Blue improved tremendously throughout the season after starting off with a record of 4-9 and went on to lose only four...

Men’s tennis finishes regular season with 2-1 weekend

Sarah Dimock, Staff Writer

April 18, 2019

The Bison men’s tennis team (12-12) had a busy three-match weekend against Colgate, Boston University, and Lehigh to close out regular season play. The Orange and Blue beat Colgate 4-2 and BU 4-3 in Syracuse, N.Y. on April 12-13, but lost to Lehigh in Williamsport, Pa. by 4-2 on April 14.    ...

Men’s tennis excels at NJIT Winter Invite

Sarah Dimock, Staff Writer

January 31, 2019

The Bison men’s tennis team traveled to Newark, N.J. on Jan. 26 to compete in NJIT’s Winter Invite. This two-day competition between Hofstra, NJIT, Wagner, and the Bison consisted of three singles matches and three doubles matches in a round-robin format.   The Bison came into the...

Men’s tennis loses matches against two tough teams in Chapel Hill

Alexa Girasole, Senior Writer

January 24, 2019

The Bison men’s tennis team escaped winter when they headed south to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to play two matches on Jan. 19. The team opened with a 1-6 loss to Wofford College. Despite the loss, Ethan Jacobs ’22 pulled out an individual win over Wofford during his collegiate...

Men’s tennis falls to undefeated Colgate

Bri Pomonis, Senior Writer

April 5, 2018

The Bison men’s tennis team entered their Patriot League matchup with Colgate on April 1 with a 2-1 Patriot League record. Despite a strong start on the doubles court, the Raiders ultimately claimed the coveted win to move to an undefeated 3-0 League record. The Bison moved to 2-2 in the League...

Men’s tennis opens season League play with promising start

Bri Pomonis, Senior Writer

March 29, 2018

The Bison men’s tennis team went 2-for-3 in their first Patriot League matches of the season, triumphing over Lafayette and Holy Cross but falling to Army on the Knights’ home court on March 24-25. The weekend improved the team’s overall record to 5-16 after a tough schedule outside of Patriot...

Men’s and women’s tennis suffer losses

Alexa Girasole, Senior Writer

February 15, 2018

The men’s tennis team continued their challenging early season schedule with a Feb. 11 loss to Miami, dropping their record to 1-3. The women’s tennis team had their undefeated record spoiled by Drexel on Feb. 9, but bounced back with a shutout victory over Wagner on Feb. 10, moving their record...

Women’s tennis has best start since 2005; Men’s tennis pulls first win

Alexa Girasole, Senior Writer

February 8, 2018

The Bison tennis teams had a clean sweep against La Salle on Feb. 3, with the women’s team defeating the Explorers 7-0 and the men’s team finishing the matchup with a 5-2 win. The women’s team has put together their best opening record since 2005. After their Feb. 3 match, they are now 3-0...

Men’s tennis falls to UNC and Wofford

Alexa Girasole, Senior Writer

January 25, 2018

The Bison men’s tennis team struggled in their 2018 season opener on Jan. 20 as they battled No. 3 North Carolina and Wofford in Chapel Hill, N.C. The Orange and Blue lost to both teams, ranking them sixth in the Patriot League with a record of 3-4, and a 11-18 record overall.  The Or...

Tennis takes championship titles in Bucknell Fall Invite

Tennis takes championship titles in Bucknell Fall Invite

Anslee Krouch, Senior Writer

September 14, 2017

The men’s and women’s tennis teams opened their 2017 season by hosting the Bucknell Fall Invite. The women’s team finished the tournament with two titles, while the men’s team finished with four. On the first day of the Invite, the women’s team sent eight girls in singles play and four...

Athlete of the Week: Max Kane ’18

Athlete of the Week: Max Kane ’18

Lauren Whelan, Sports Co-Editor

September 14, 2017

For Max Kane ’18, the successful showing by the men’s tennis team at the Bucknell Fall Invite on Sept. 10 was only the most recent victory on his record. Ranked 15th in program history for singles wins, Kane added to this record in taking first in his top flight of the tournament. He established...

Men’s tennis ends season with powerful performance in PLT

Brittany Willwerth, Contributing Writer

April 27, 2017

After finishing out regular season play with an overall record of 10-17 and 3-4 in the Patriot League, men’s tennis qualified for the 2017 Patriot League Championship that took place April 21-22. The sixth-seeded Orange and Blue edged out third-seeded Lehigh 4-3. Falling to second-seeded Navy...

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