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Bison softball remains unbeaten in the Patriot League after sweeping Lafayette at home

Bison softball remains unbeaten in the Patriot League after sweeping Lafayette at home

Maggie Wyngowski, Contributing Writer

April 11, 2019


Filed under Softball, SPORTS, Women

The Bison softball team resumed Patriot League play at home on April 6-7 against the Lafayette Leopards. After sweeping the Leopards in a three-game series, the Bison are 9-0 in the Patriot League for the first time in program history. The Bison beat Lafayette in their doubleheader on Saturday by final...

Women’s tennis celebrates senior day, men’s team picks up two wins

Women’s tennis celebrates senior day, men’s team picks up two wins

Megan Keeney and Brittany Willwerth, Staff Writer and Sports Co-Editor

April 11, 2019


Filed under SPORTS, Tennis, Women

The Bison women’s tennis team was defeated by Navy 6-1 on April 7. Despite the Orange and Blue putting up strong fights, they were only able to tally one win on an outstanding performance by Daniela Bellini ’22. Bellini defeated Navy’s All-Patriot League player, Ansofi Wreder 6-1, 6-0 in the first...

Women’s water polo dominates in three-game competition

Anna Carroll, Senior Writer

April 11, 2019


Filed under SPORTS, Water Polo, Women

The Bison women’s water polo team had an outstanding performance during an away tournament on April 6-7. The team went 3-0 against Brown University, George Washington University, and host team No. 14 Harvard University. The victories bumped the team’s overall record to 22-9.   The Bison...

Athlete of the Week: Kali Hyham ’21, Women’s Water Polo

Athlete of the Week: Kali Hyham ’21, Women’s Water Polo

Leah Fogelsanger, Senior Writer

April 11, 2019


Filed under Bison Athlete of the Week, SPORTS

Kali Hyham ’21 is a force to be reckoned with on the Bison women’s water polo team. As one of the sole utility players on the team, Hyham’s skill-set allows her to be versatile, filling many different roles. In a three-game weekend at Harvard on April 6-7, Hyham contributed with goals on the scoreboard and was...

Men’s track team takes home second place, women take third at Colonial Relays

Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer

April 11, 2019


Filed under Men, SPORTS, Track & Field, Track & Field, Women

Out of 38 total teams competing at the Colonial Relays in Williamsburg, Va. on April 4-6, the Bison women’s track and field team placed third behind Delaware and William & Mary. On the men’s side, the team placed second out of 38 teams, just behind the host team William & Mary.   For...

The heated national controversy over player-coach interactions

The heated national controversy over player-coach interactions

Michael Caruso, Senior Writer

April 11, 2019


Filed under Beyond the Bison, SPORTS

Legendary NCAA basketball coach Bob Knight is only one example of the many sports coaches who have a reputation of yelling and getting physical with their players in order to hold them accountable and help them grow as individuals and teammates. Decades ago, this coaching style was deemed normal; it...

Women’s lacrosse falls to Holy Cross 19-13

Dani Kaufman, Senior Writer

April 11, 2019


Filed under Lacrosse, SPORTS, Women

The women’s lacrosse team traveled to Worcester, Mass. on April 6 to take on the Holy Cross Crusaders and lost a hard-fought 19-13 defeat. The loss drops the Bison to a 4-9 overall record and a 2-3 conference record.   The first half of play proved to be a back-and-forth battle. There...

Baseball swept by Lafayette in Easton, beats Towson 9-8 in mid-week game

Jack Donovan, Contributing Writer

April 11, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Men, SPORTS

The Bison baseball team traveled to Easton, Pa. on April 6-7 for a three-game Patriot League series against the Lafayette Leopards. The Bison were swept in the series, dropping the three games 11-3, 6-5, and 10-5 after a poor defensive performance. The team bounced back with a 9-8 road win against Towson...

Softball completes historic three-game sweep at Lehigh

Maggie Wyngowski, Contributing Writer

April 4, 2019


Filed under Softball, SPORTS, Top Stories, Women

The Bison softball team swept Lehigh in a three-game conference series in Bethlehem, Pa. on March 30-31. It was the first time in Patriot League play that any team had swept Lehigh in a series of at least three games, a historic accomplishment for the Orange and Blue.   Raeanne Geffert ’20...

Women’s water polo leaves GW tourney with a 2-1 record

Anna Carroll, Senior Writer

April 4, 2019


Filed under SPORTS, Water Polo, Women

The women’s water polo team came out fighting in their tournament at George Washington on March 30-31, adding two more wins to their streak on the afternoon of March 30 against both the home team, George Washington, and Saint Francis. The Bison finished with a 2-1 record for the weekend after a close...

Head women’s basketball coach Aaron Roussell to leave Bucknell after seven successful years

Patrick Dempsey, Sports Co-Editor

April 4, 2019


Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Women

Head women’s basketball coach Aaron Roussell announced on April 2 that he is leaving the University to become the next women’s basketball head coach at the University of Richmond. Following a 5-25 record for the Bison in the 2011-2012 season, Roussell came in and turned the women’s basketball program...

Men’s lacrosse loses close game to Army 15-13, overcomes Marist 10-7

Men’s lacrosse loses close game to Army 15-13, overcomes Marist 10-7

Justin Schaumberger, Staff Writer

April 4, 2019


Filed under Lacrosse, Men, SPORTS

The Bison men’s lacrosse team lost a closely contested game at home against Army (8-2) on March 30 by a score of 15-13. The Bison were able to score four unanswered goals late in the fourth quarter to tie the game but conceded two goals in the final minute of the loss. During a mid-week game on...

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