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Water polo upsets undefeated Harvard in first round of NCAA tournament

Water polo upsets undefeated Harvard in first round of NCAA tournament

Anna Carroll, Senior Writer

December 5, 2019

The Bison men’s water polo team topped the undefeated Harvard Crimson by a score of 13-12 in the first round of the NCAA tournament on Nov. 30 in Cambridge, Mass. This was the Bison’s first NCAA tournament win since defeating Loyola in 1985. The Bison advanced to the quarterfinals against No. 2...

Men’s water polo clinches first place in conference play

Anna Carroll, Senior Writer

November 22, 2019

On Nov. 16, the Bison men’s water polo team defeated Fordham 9-6, securing the first place seed in the Mid-Atlantic Water Polo Conference (MAWPC) and improving their overall record to 19-8 on the season. This is their fourth straight season of earning the No.1 seed in the MAWPC Tournament. Through...

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...

Men’s water polo splits 2-2 at Harvard Invitational

Anna Carroll, Senior Writer

October 25, 2019

The Bison men’s water polo team tacked two wins and two losses onto their now 14-4 record this past weekend at Harvard University. The Orange and Blue suffered their two losses to No. 20 St. Francis (Brooklyn) and No. 9 Harvard, while edging out Wagner and MIT for their two wins on the weekend. The...

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...

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...

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...

Men’s water polo concludes regular season with 20-6 record

Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer

November 8, 2018

The Bison men’s water polo team ended the regular season with a 20-6 record, marking the second time in the past three seasons that the Orange and Blue reached 20 regular-season wins. After collecting wins on Nov. 4 against Navy, by a score of 15-7, and Johns Hopkins, by a 14-7 margin, the team now...

Men’s water polo picks up win against Fordham

Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer

November 1, 2018

The No. 17 Bison men’s water polo team picked up a MAWPC win against Fordham with a score of 14-8 on Oct. 27. After this weekend’s win, the Bison improve to 9-1 in conference play and 18-6 in overall play this season. The Rams put the first points on the board, netting a goal just one minute...

Men’s water polo competes in California tournament

Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer

October 25, 2018

The No. 14 ranked Bison men’s water polo team took to the West Coast to play in the Julian Fraser Memorial Tournament in California on Oct. 20-21. On Oct. 20, the Bison lost the first two games of the tournament against No. 15 Cal Baptist and No. 19 San Jose State. On Oct. 21, the Bison wrapped up...

Water polo finishes 3-1 at Harvard Invitational

Zakee Willis, Contributing Writer

October 19, 2018

The Bison men’s water polo team finished the Harvard Invitational with a 3-1 record, winning against Wagner, Harvard, and Brown. The Orange and Blue opened up action on Oct. 13 by topping Wagner 10-8. This was the second Bison win over the Wagner Seahawks in the same week. Marko Djordjevic...

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