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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...

Sports – Men's soccer week 1

August 29, 2010


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By Eric Brod Sports Editor Coming off an impressive season in which they captured the Patriot League title, the Bison men’s soccer team opened their season with a disappointing 2-1 loss to the Villanova Wildcats Wednesday night at Emmitt Field at Holmes Stadium. Throughout the first half, neither team was able to...

Field hockey falters at Temple Invitational

August 29, 2010


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By Eric Weiss Senior Writer The field hockey team had a rocky opening weekend, falling  to Temple and Saint Joseph’s by scores of 4-2 and 7-3, respectively. Although both games were competitive, the Orange and Blue were unable to overcome their opponents in either contest at the Temple Invitationa...

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