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Volleyball team sweeps weekend with two wins

October 6, 2010


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By Cooper Sutton Sports Editor The women’s volleyball team had its best weekend of the season, downing two league opponents in straight sets at Lehigh and Lafayette. The team improved to a solid 3-1 record in Patriot League play. Katie Baumgarten ’13 earned Bison Athlete of the Week honors. She...

Men's club hockey opens up season with tough loss

October 1, 2010


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Nathan Coughenour Contributing Writer The men’s club hockey team opened its season with a heartbreaking last-second loss at home on Saturday, losing 4-3 to the Millersville Marauders. The young and inexperienced Bison were hard-pressed the entire game to get in a rhythm, and they never held a lead....

Football loses fourth straight

October 1, 2010


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By Greg Stevenson Senior Writer Although the Bison outgained the Big Red by over 50 yards on offense and recorded four turnovers, the Bison could not translate their dominance into a victory, falling 21-12 to Cornell at home. The defeat moves the Orange and Blue to 0-4 on the season. After a 65-yard kickoff re...

Women's golf sets records at Penn State

October 1, 2010


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By Eric Brod Senior Writer The women’s golf team finished in 10th place this past weekend at the Nittany Lion Invitational in State College, Pa. The Bison finished the 54-hole tournament with a score of 937. Host Penn State won with 901. On Saturday, Bridget Wilcox ’14 set a program record with ...

Men's soccer wins in Patriot League play

October 1, 2010


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By Joe Ruby Writer The men’s soccer team beat Navy (6-2-1) 2-0 in a league match Saturday night and dropped a 2-1 decision to UMBC (5-3-1) on Tuesday night. Luke Joyner '12 and Josh Plump '13 scored against the Midshipmen, and Tommy McCabe ’11 tallied against the Retrievers. Both games were at home. The Bison had a num...

Field hockey records two shutouts on road

October 1, 2010


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By Joyce Novacek Contributing Writer The field hockey team held its opponents scoreless in two road games over the weekend, defeating Holy Cross 2-0 on Saturday and Harvard 3-0 on Sunday.  The senior class powered the Bison offense—each of the four seniors on the rosters scored a goal—and Kelly Bruvik...

Women's soccer beats American

October 1, 2010


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By Eric Weiss Senior Writer The women’s soccer team defeated American 3-0 on Saturday at home in Lewisburg. Led by three seniors, the Bison controlled the game from start to finish. The Bison struck first in the 24th minute off of a corner as Caitlin Holtz ’11 sent a ball to the back post that was almos...

Tennis shines at Bucknell Invitational

October 1, 2010


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By Cooper Sutton Sports Editor Both the men’s and women’s teams claimed titles in the Bucknell Invitational this past weekend. Colgate, Connecticut, Fairleigh Dickinson and George Mason all competed. Lauren Lucido ’11 won the Flight A singles tournament—possibly the highest achievement atta...

Women's XC takes 14th at Paul Short

October 1, 2010


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By Chris McCree Writer The men’s and women’s cross country teams competed on a very muddy course at the Paul Short Invitational last Friday. The women's team claimed 14th place out of a tough 41-team field, marking its third straight year with a top-15 finish at this invitational. An injury-plagu...

In Philadelphia, era of Vick has begun

September 24, 2010


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By Eric Brod Senior Writer If you have been following the NFL for the first two weeks of the 2010 season and blinked, you may have missed the Kevin Kolb era in Philadelphia. After Kolb suffered a concussion late in the second half in the Eagles’ season opener against the Packers, Michael Vick has ...

Men's golf finishes seventh

September 23, 2010


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By Eric Brod Senior Writer The men's golf team finished seventh at the Cornell Invitational last weekend, while the women's team finished 10th at the Badger Invitational at the University Ridge Course in Madison, Wisc. The men’s team totaled a 904 for the 54-hole tournament. Binghamton won the tournam...

Field hockey splits in two stroke-outs

September 23, 2010


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By Joyce Novacek Contributing Writer The field hockey team finished its home stand with consecutive stroke-outs, defeating Sacred Heart 4-3 on Saturday afternoon and losing to Indiana 2-1 on Sunday. Tough defensive play from the Bison held the Pioneers scoreless during the first 40 minutes of play. Offensively, the Bison d...

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