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Wrestling dropped by Penn

January 27, 2011


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By Joe Ruby Writer The wrestling team lost to No. 18 Penn (6-3, 1-0 EIWA) by a 24-11 margin on Saturday afternoon at the historic Palestra in Philadelphia. Brantley Hooks ’11, Rob Waltko ’11, and No. 6 Kevin LeValley ’11 each posted wins for the Orange and Blue. The loss leaves the Bison 4-10...

Women's basketball edges out Army

January 27, 2011


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By Eric Weiss Senior Writer Whatever was said in the locker room during halftime at Sojka Pavilion on Saturday night clearly made an impact on the women’s basketball team, who prevailed against Army 49-48 in a nail-biter of a game. Five minutes into the first half, the Bison jumped out to an 11-5 lea...

Army snaps Bison win streak at nine

January 27, 2011


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By Greg Stevenson Senior Writer The men’s basketball team entered its contest on Saturday at Army on a nine-game winning streak, but it was the Black Knights who looked like the streaking team, scoring 90 points en route to a 20-point victory over the Orange and Blue. The defeat was only the se...

Bison shine over break

January 27, 2011


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By Rob Duffy Editor-in-Chief Since many readers of The Bucknellian likely did not closely follow Bison sports over winter break, here's a recap of some of the most notable things that happened, and an explanation of why you should be excited: 5. Dec. 22 – The Bison men's basketball team, playing st...

Swimming shines at Rutgers

November 22, 2010


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By Andrew Lichtenauer Writer Both the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams had impressive showings in the pool in the Frank Elm Rutgers Invitational last weekend in Piscataway, N.J., posting third place and second place finishes, respectively. Jonathan Podniesinski ’12, Thomas Brown ’12, Eric Soko...

Oregon, Auburn lead the pack as NCAA bowl mania begins

November 22, 2010


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By Justin Cohen Writer The end of the 2010 college football season has been nothing but spectacular, but a trio of huge Black Friday games helped to shape the possible Bowl Championship Series (BCS) landscape. With only one week left in the college football season, pending any major upsets, the top...

Fall Sports Awards

November 22, 2010


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By Eric Brod Senior Writer As the fall sports season comes to a close, a multitude of Bison have earned all-conference honors for their success this season. Kelly Bruvik ’11 earned several honors to represent the field hockey team this fall, most notably a unanimous selection to the All-Patriot Leag...

Water polo finishes fourth in tournament

November 19, 2010


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By Chris McCree Writer The men’s water polo team earned a hard-fought fourth place finish at the Eastern Championship this past weekend at Kinney Natatorium. The Bison managed one win in three games against Fordham, St. Francis and Princeton, but all three came down to the wire; two were decided ...

Women beat Niagara, lose to Loyola

November 19, 2010


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By Eric Weiss Senior Writer The women’s basketball team split a pair of games this week as the Bison defeated Niagara at home 69-62 on Saturday but lost at Loyola of Maryland 59-55 on Wednesday. The Bison jumped out to a hot start against Niagara as they led comfortably throughout the entire firs...

Men pick up win against Columbia

November 19, 2010


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By Eric Brod Senior Writer The men’s basketball team began a three-game homestand this week by splitting a pair of contests between Wagner and Columbia. The Orange and Blue won impressively Wednesday against the Columbia Lions 73-68, two days after losing to Wagner 77-73. Despite shooting only 35.5...

Football loses to Holy Cross to end season

November 19, 2010


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By Greg Stevenson Senior Writer The hopes of another season-ending upset of the Holy Cross Crusaders came up short for the Bison football team two weekends ago. The Orange and Blue struggled on both sides of the ball, dropping their 10th game of the 2010 campaign 34-9 at Holy Cross. “I feel that the effo...

Wrestling performs well in challenging Midwest tour

November 19, 2010


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By Joe Ruby Writer The Bison wrestling team went 1-2 on its Midwestern trip this weekend, defeating South Dakota State 39-3 before losing 19-16 to No. 22 Nebraska and 39-3 to No. 2 Oklahoma State. Kevin LeValley ’11, ranked fourth in the nation at 149 lbs., won all three of his matches, including...

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