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Wrestling drops third straight in loss to Binghamton

Patrick Dempsey, Sports Co-Editor

February 21, 2019


Filed under Men, SPORTS, Wrestling

The Bison wrestling team lost to Binghamton University (8-3, 8-2 EIWA) by a final score of 25-17 on Feb. 15 in Vestal, N.Y. The Binghamton Bearcats entered the night having won seven straight duals, but the Orange and Blue looked to end their hot streak. The Bearcats proved to be too overwhelming for...

Phipps defeats No. 4 in the nation, but wrestling loses two close duals

Jack Donovan, Contributing Writer  

February 14, 2019


Filed under Men, SPORTS, Wrestling

The Bison wrestling team was dealt a pair of losses by American University in Davis Gym on Feb. 8 and by Army at West Point on Feb. 10. With match scores of 21-22 and 19-22, respectively, the contests proved to be narrowly won. The team now stands at a 6-9 overall record and 4-5 in conference play...

Wrestling shuts out Sacred Heart, rallies to defeat Hofstra

Jack Donovan, Contributing Writer  

January 31, 2019


Filed under Men, SPORTS, Wrestling

The Bison wrestling team improved its season record to 5-6 after securing a pair of wins against Sacred Heart and Hofstra on Jan. 26. The bout against Sacred Heart was a commanding 40-0 win for the Orange and Blue. This was their first shutout since the 2015-16 season. The matchup against Hofstra proved...

Wrestling splits Ivy League road trip with win over Harvard, loss to Brown

Jack Donovan, Contributing Writer

January 24, 2019


Filed under Men, SPORTS, Wrestling

The Bison wrestling team traveled to Harvard and Brown for two key out-of-conference matchups on Jan. 19. The Orange and Blue did not face much resistance in a 35-3 decisive victory over the Crimson at the Malkin Athletic Center but fell short to Brown 20-18 at the Pizzitola Sports Center after giving...

Wrestling to take on three-time defending national champions Penn State

Wrestling to take on three-time defending national champions Penn State

Stephen Olick-Sutphen, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Top Stories, Wrestling

The Bison wrestling team will face off against Penn State tonight in a highly anticipated wrestling match in Sojka Pavilion at 7 p.m. The Bison will try to defeat the three-time defending national champions and improve their record to 3-1 on the year. The Bison enters the meet with wins over VMI...

Wrestling goes 2-1 at quad dual meet to start the season

Wrestling goes 2-1 at quad dual meet to start the season

Patrick Dempsey, Sports Co-Editor

November 15, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Wrestling

The Bison wrestling team hosted a quad dual meet on Nov. 11 at Davis Gym. The team had resounding wins over VMI (36-3) and Cleveland State (25-10) but could not complete the sweep in their final match, falling to Buffalo (12-25). Zach Hartman ’22 (3-0 at 157 pounds), Drew Phipps ’20 (3-0 at 197...

Smith earns berth in NCAA Wrestling Championships

Bri Pomonis, Senior Writer

March 8, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Wrestling

Three Bison wrestlers earned spots on the podium by advancing to the second day of the 2018 EIWA Championships on March 3-4. This year marked the 11th consecutive year that at least three Bison have placed in the meet. Entering the Championships with a 24-3 season record and holding the No. 2 seed...

Bison wrestling comes up short on senior night

Ross Lazarus, Senior Writer

February 22, 2018


Filed under Men, SPORTS, Uncategorized, Wrestling

The Bison lost 22-20 on Feb. 17 in Sojka Pavilion as Bloomsburg’s wrestling team pulled off a comeback win. With two bouts left, the Bison held a commanding 20-13 lead, but two late commanding victories sealed the victory for Bloomsburg. Even with the disappointing loss, the Bison had plenty to...

Wrestling falls short to Army West Point, Smith wins 100th career fight

Wrestling falls short to Army West Point, Smith wins 100th career fight

Trashawna Herbert, Staff Writer

February 15, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Wrestling

Jumping to an early 16-3 lead, the Bison fell victim to a furious comeback by Army West Point, with a score of 22-19 on Feb. 11 at Davis Gym. Despite the loss, Tyler Smith ’18 was recognized before the match for winning his 100th career bout, the tenth Bison wrestler to achieve this career milestone. To...

Wrestling drops two contests to Penn and Columbia

Anslee Krouch, Senior Writer

February 1, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Wrestling

The Bison men’s wrestling team participated in two competitions on Jan. 27, losing 24-14 to Penn and 22-17 to Columbia. The Bison are now 2-11 overall and 1-5 in Eastern Intecollegiate Wrestling Association (EIWA) competition. Facing off against Penn at the Palestra in Philadelphia, Tyler Smith...

Phipps defeats ranked opponent, wrestling goes 1-1 on weekend

Anslee Krouch, Senior Writer

January 25, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Wrestling

The Bison wrestling team hosted Harvard Jan. 19 and Brown Jan. 20 in the Davis Gym, beating Harvard 21-10 but losing to Brown 18-13. On Jan. 19, the Bison won seven of ten bouts against Harvard. With the exception of one, each bout was decided by decision. Chad Reese ’18 secured the Bison victory,...

Two Bison wrestlers earn NCAA bids at EIWA Championships

Two Bison wrestlers earn NCAA bids at EIWA Championships

Becky Chambers, Senior Writer

March 9, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, Wrestling

The University hosted the 113th EIWA Wrestling Championships on March 3—4 in Sojka Pavilion. Sixteen teams gathered to compete at the tournament, and the Bison finished sixth overall with 75 points. Cornell won for the 11th year in a row with 163 points. On the first day of competition, Tom Sl...

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