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Men’s tennis rebounds with victory over Saint Joseph’s

Bri Pomonis, Senior Writer

March 5, 2020

After two losses that ended an early-season winning streak, the Bison men’s tennis team regained momentum by defeating the Saint Joseph’s Hawks 5-2 to boost their season record to 5-5. The teams squared off in Williamsport last Saturday in what was anticipated to be one of the season’s most...

Men’s and women’s tennis teams rack up victories

Justin Schaumberger, Sports Co-Editor

February 27, 2020

The Bison men’s and women’s tennis teams found success over the past weekend. The women finished 2-0, picking up wins over La Salle and Marist on Sunday, Feb. 23. Meanwhile, the men picked up wins against La Salle on Friday, Feb. 21 and the University Of Connecticut on Saturday, Feb. 22 while falling...

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...

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...

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...

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 tennis struggle at spring season opening

Florian Wozniak, Contributing Writer

January 23, 2020

The Bison men’s tennis team started their spring season this weekend, hosting Fordham and Delaware at the Central PA Tennis Center in Williamsport, Pa. Head coach Bruce Myers sent out a very young team consisting of four freshmen, three sophomores, and only one upperclassman. “As we all went home...

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...

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,...

Tennis combines to win five championships at Bucknell Invitational

Tennis combines to win five championships at Bucknell Invitational

Justin Schaumberger, Sports Co-Editor

September 12, 2019

The Bison men’s and women’s tennis teams had strong showings from Sept. 6 to Sept. 8 in the Bucknell Invitational. The women’s team played especially well bringing home five total championships.  Over the three day competition, the women’s team won three singles championships and both doubles br...

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.    ...

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