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Giants win World Series

November 4, 2010


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By Justin Cohen Contributing Writer In recent years,  big-name markets like the Yankees, Red Sox, Phillies, Cardinals and Braves have dominated the October headlines and claimed postseason MLB success. That was not the case this year when the Texas Rangers and San Francisco Giants played each other ...

Women’s swimming wins two

November 4, 2010


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By Eric Brod Senior Writer The women’s swimming team continued its impressive start to the season, posting a 2-1 record against Patriot League foes Lafayette, American and Navy at Kinney Natatorium last Saturday. The Orange and Blue posted victories over American 224-66 and Lafayette 225-75 but lost...

Men’s swimming goes 2-1 at home

November 4, 2010


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By Andrew Lichtenauer Contributing Writer Matthew Segar ’12 led the Bison in the pool on Saturday with two individual wins in the men's swimming and diving team’s first home meet of the season. The Orange and Blue defeated American 208-76 and Lafayette 207-77 but lost to defending Patriot Leagu...

Men’s soccer earns last-second playoff berth

November 4, 2010


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By Joe Ruby Writer It came down to the last second, but in Bethlehem, Pa. on Saturday, the Bison Men’s soccer team defeated Lehigh to clinch the fourth and final spot in the Patriot League Tournament, earning a chance to defend the league title. The Bison (8-8-2, 3-2-2) came from behind to defeat Lehigh (8-7-2,...

Football takes loss to Fordham

November 4, 2010


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By Greg Stevenson Senior Writer The tough 2010 Bison football season continued this past weekend at home against the Fordham Rams. Despite another solid performance by their offense and quarterback Brandon Wesley ’14, the Orange and Blue allowed 30 points for the fifth time this season, falling 33-21 to...

Field hockey loses in semis

November 4, 2010


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By Joyce Novacek Writer The Bison field hockey season came to an end Friday when the team lost to second-seeded Lafayette 3-2 in the Patriot League Tournament semi-finals in Washington, D.C. Despite the loss, Kelly Bruvik ’11 and Corinne Raczek ’11 were named to the Patriot League Field Hockey All-Tournament team...

Women’s soccer faces close loss

November 4, 2010


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By Eric Weiss Senior Writer The women’s soccer team's season came to an abrupt end at West Point, N.Y. last Friday when the team suffered a tough 1-0 loss in a Patriot League semifinal matchup against Lehigh. Both teams relied heavily on their back lines to anchor their game plans. Throughout the first half bo...

Bison upset Navy

November 4, 2010


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By Chris McCree Writer The men’s water polo team upset host No. 15 Navy en route to a second-place finish at the Southern Championships in Annapolis, Md. this past weekend. Coming into the tournament as the fourth seed, the Bison advanced to the championship game but fell to No. 17 Princeton by...

Volleyball splits league games

November 4, 2010


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By Mike Wolf Contributing Writer The volleyball team ended a three-game extended losing streak with a great game against a tough Lafayette team this past weekend. The host Bison swept the Leopards on Saturday after slipping in five games to Lehigh the previous day. After a tough loss on Friday, the Bison recovered well...

Bison Basketball Preview

November 4, 2010


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By Greg Stevenson Senior Writer After last year's shocking loss to rival Holy Cross in the Patriot League Tournament opening round, the 2010-11 season could not come fast enough for the Bison men’s basketball team. The quick and surprisingly early end came just days after the Bison secured the number two seed in the...

Men's rugby wins playoff game, 13-12

November 2, 2010


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By Cooper Sutton Sports Editor On a windy pitch behind the University soccer stadium, the Bison rugby team beat Lafayette this Saturday 13-12 to win its first-round playoff game. Coming off of a loss to Gettysburg the week before—the team’s only loss of the season—the Bison were determined to...

Nissley '11 named finalist for 'academic Heisman' award

November 2, 2010


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By Cooper Sutton Sports Editor Travis Nissley ’11, mechanical engineer and middle linebacker, is the second student-athlete in Bison history to be nominated as a finalist for the Campbell Trophy, which is awarded to the most deserving student-athlete in the nation. Nissley currently carries a 3.96 GPA in ...

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