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Offense propels Bison to four wins

September 10, 2010


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By Chris McCree Contributing Writer The men’s water polo team went 4-1 at the Bucknell Invitational this past weekend. The team hosted an eight-team invitational and played five games over three days. The Bison cruised by Toronto, Diablo Valley and Penn State Behrend in their first three contests, but faced stiffer competition...

Women's soccer struggles continue

September 10, 2010


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By Eric Weiss Senior Writer It was a tough week for the women’s soccer team, which dropped a 2-1 decision at St. Francis in overtime Friday and lost at Penn State 5-1 Wednesday. Against St. Francis, Christa Matlack ’11 scored just five minutes into the game. This did not deter the Red Flash, w...

Men's soccer upsets PSU

September 9, 2010


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By Joe Ruby Contributing Writer The men’s soccer team defeated No. 15 Penn State 2-1 on Friday and fell to No. 11 Ohio State by the same score on Sunday at the Penn State Classic in State College. Brendan Burgdorf ’13 scored in each game and was named to the All-Tournament Team along with Ross Libe...

Football drops opener

September 3, 2010


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By Greg Stevenson Senior Writer Taking the field at Duquesne last Saturday night with a new face calling plays, the Bison football team struggled to get its offense going, falling to the Dukes 17-13 in a hard-fought season opener. “On offense, we must be able to run the ball better, especially early ...

Field hockey comes up short in home games

September 3, 2010


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By Eric Weiss Senior Writer The Bison field hockey team faced another weekend of stiff competition as the women fell to Albany 3-2 and No. 4 Princeton 7-0. At this weekend’s first home game, the Bison conceded two early goals to Albany. Daphne Voormolen led Albany to victory. Her hat trick was the on...

Water polo wins three out of four

September 3, 2010


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By Eric Brod Senior Writer The men’s water polo team opened its season with three wins at the Navy Open this past weekend in Annapolis, Md. On Sunday, the Orange and Blue capped off an impressive weekend with a 16-13 victory over the Fordham Rams. The team tallied eight goals in the third frame ...

Cross country teams off to fast start

September 3, 2010


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By Eric Brod Senior Writer On Saturday, the men’s and women’s cross country teams opened their 2010 season at a non-scored meet against Bloomsburg, Juniata and Susquehanna on the West Fields. In the men’s race, 10 of the top 12 finishers were Bison. Chris Sacks ’14 won the three-mile race ...

Volleyball gets first win

September 3, 2010


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By Rob Duffy Managing Editor The women’s volleyball team came from behind to win its first match of the season, defeating Providence in five sets in the final match of the Bison Open. Kyleigh McAhren ’12 had 18 kills and Rachel Rodriguez ’11 had 30 assists for the Bison, who snapped a 12-match l...

Second-half burst propels Bison to win

September 3, 2010


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By Joe Ruby Contributing Writer Ross Liberati ’11 and Tommy McCabe ’11 both played a part in each of three second-half goals to help the men’s soccer team beat the host La Salle Explorers 3-1 on Friday night. Down 1-0 after the first half, the Bison offense went to work. About 13 minutes into t...

Volleyball struggles in first tournament of season

September 1, 2010


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By Rob Duffy Managing Editor The volleyball team lost three matches in straight sets at the Trojan Invitational last weekend in Los Angeles, Calif. The Orange and Blue struggled to get any momentum going against quality competition. Against Loyola Marymount on Saturday, each set started out close, but ea...

Fifth Down: LLWS

August 31, 2010


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By Greg Stevenson Senior Writer It's where dreams of playing baseball on the grandest stage on television in front of the entire world begin. It's where boys that haven't even reached their teenage years come to play the national pastime. It's where fans can enjoy the ideals that baseball is suppos...

Women’s soccer goes 1-1 in Gamecock Cup

August 29, 2010


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By Rob Duffy Managing Editor The women's soccer team fell to Louisville 2-0 Sunday in the championship game of the Gamecock Courtyard Cup in Columbia, S.C. The Bison had advanced to the championship with a 1-0 victory over Ohio on Friday. “I won't say that we were satisfied with the loss on Sunday b...

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