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Three straight losses for men's water polo

September 23, 2010


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By Chris McCree Contributing Writer The men’s water polo team began league games with three road losses this weekend against Johns Hopkins, No. 18 Navy and George Washington. With the losses, the Bison extended their losing streak to five games and fell to the bottom of the CWPA Southern Division....

Women's soccer snaps nine-game losing streak

September 23, 2010


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By Eric Weiss Senior Writer The Bison women’s soccer team suffered a 1-0 loss at Marist on Friday but rebounded at home against Iona with a 2-1 victory on Sunday, breaking a nine-game losing streak in the process. The team attempted shot after shot on the Marist goalie in the first half but Br...

Volleyball wins to open up league play

September 23, 2010


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By Cooper Sutton Sports Editor After a tough schedule to begin the year, the women’s volleyball team began Patriot League play with two home games last weekend. The women lost a match on Friday against American University 3-1 but won 3-2 on Saturday against Navy. The Bison came into their match aga...

Women’s soccer loses two at home

September 16, 2010


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By Eric Weiss Senior Writer The women's soccer team suffered two tough losses at home this week, losing to Cornell 2-0 Sunday and to Mount St. Mary's 3-0 on Wednesday. The Bison and the Big Red traded blows in the first half but neither scored. The Ivy League school decided to quicken the pace in t...

Second-half collapse ruins home debut

September 16, 2010


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By Greg Stevenson Senior Writer The Dartmouth Big Green routed the Orange and Blue football team 43-20 in the home opener at Christy Mathewson-Memorial Stadium on Saturday. The Bison led 20-9 at halftime but the Big Green put up 34 unanswered points in the second half to seal the win. The loss lea...

Water polo takes fourth at ECAC tourney

September 16, 2010


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By Chris McCree Contributing Writer The top-seeded men’s water polo team lost two out of three games last weekend at the ECAC Championships at Harvard University but managed to finish in the top five for the seventh year in a row. The Bison claimed fourth place in a tough 12-team field consisting of schools from along the East Coast. The ...

Women’s XC wins tri-meet

September 16, 2010


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By Eric Brod Senior Writer The women's cross country team earned its second consecutive victory to open the season, and the men's team finished second when the Bison traveled to western Pennsylvania on Saturday for a tri-meet at Duquesne University against Duquesne and Pittsburgh. The women completed the five-kilometer course with 18 poi...

Golf wins Bucknell Invite

September 16, 2010


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By Rob Duffy Managing Editor The men's golf team came from behind to win the Bucknell Fall Invitational for the fourth straight year last weekend, defeating Robert Morris by a single stroke. Robert Morris led by four following the first two rounds of the 54-hole event, posting a 299-285 (584) on Friday compared to the 293-295 (588) of...

Men’s soccer winless at Charleston

September 16, 2010


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By Joe Ruby Contributing Writer The men’s soccer team suffered a pair of losses this weekend at the Nike/Aaron Olitsky Tournament, losing 4-0 to host College of Charleston  (4-2-1) and 2-1 to Furman (4-2-0). Ross Liberati ’11 scored the sole goal for the Bison and was named to the all-tournament...

Volleyball heads into league play

September 16, 2010


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By Cooper Sutton Contributing Writer The women's volleyball team finished its non-league schedule poorly this weekend, losing three matches by a combined score of 9-1 in the Columbia Classic in New York. The Bison lost their first match of the tournament on Friday against Fairleigh Dickinson. They droppe...

Tennis teams capture four singles titles

September 16, 2010


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By Joyce Novacek Contributing Writer The men’s and women’s tennis teams opened their seasons with impressive appearances at their respective tournaments last weekend. The men earned two singles titles in the Northeast Intercollegiate in Providence, R.I., while the women claimed two titles in the Bu...

Golf sets records

September 15, 2010


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By Rob Duffy Managing Editor The women's golf team scored a school-record 296 on Sunday to take first place in the Bucknell Invitational. The record-setting final round capped a remarkable weekend for the Bison, who tied the previous record with a 303 in the first round Saturday and nearly again wit...

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