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Wrestling goes 2-1 at quad dual meet to start the season

Wrestling goes 2-1 at quad dual meet to start the season

Patrick Dempsey, Sports Co-Editor

November 15, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Wrestling

The Bison wrestling team hosted a quad dual meet on Nov. 11 at Davis Gym. The team had resounding wins over VMI (36-3) and Cleveland State (25-10) but could not complete the sweep in their final match, falling to Buffalo (12-25). Zach Hartman ’22 (3-0 at 157 pounds), Drew Phipps ’20 (3-0 at 197...

Football falls to Georgetown, 14-3

Zakee Willis, Staff Writer

November 15, 2018


Filed under Football, SPORTS

The Bison football team traveled to Washington, D.C. on Nov. 10 to take on Georgetown, the second-place team in the Patriot League, for their last road game of the season. The Hoyas secured the win in a 14-3 victory. This loss dropped the Bison to 1-9 for the season. The first quarter was a defensive...

Strong senior class looks to lead women’s basketball team in 2018-19

Strong senior class looks to lead women’s basketball team in 2018-19

Megan Keeney, Contributing Writer

November 8, 2018


Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Top Stories

The Bison women’s basketball team has been working hard over the past few months in preparation for the 2018-2019 season. After concluding last season with an overall record of 22-10 and finishing 15-3 in Patriot League play, the Bison are ready to make strides. In the preseason Patriot League c...

Men’s basketball looks to defend PL title with new and old stars

Justin Schaumberger, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018


Filed under Basketball, SPORTS

Coming off back-to-back NCAA tournament appearances and winning seven of the last eight Patriot League regular-season titles, the Bison men’s basketball team appears prepared for another big season ahead. Over the summer, the team traveled to Europe to play games against teams from the Netherlands,...

Men’s and women’s swimming both win two out of three at quad meet

Men’s and women’s swimming both win two out of three at quad meet

Dani Kaufman, Senior Writer

November 8, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Swimming & Diving, Swimming & Diving

Both the Bison men’s and women’s swimming teams topped American and Lafayette and fell to Navy in a quad meet held at Kinney Natatorium on Nov 3. The men’s team had 10 top-three finishes across the races. The 200 meter freestyle relay race was the lone first-place finisher for the men, with...

Men’s water polo concludes regular season with 20-6 record

Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer

November 8, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Water Polo

The Bison men’s water polo team ended the regular season with a 20-6 record, marking the second time in the past three seasons that the Orange and Blue reached 20 regular-season wins. After collecting wins on Nov. 4 against Navy, by a score of 15-7, and Johns Hopkins, by a 14-7 margin, the team now...

Field hockey falls in PL semifinals to American

Anna Carroll, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018


Filed under Field Hockey, SPORTS

In their 11th straight appearance in the Patriot League Tournament on Nov. 2, the Bison field hockey team took on second seeded American University on neutral territory at Boston University. Despite a tough fight, the Bison concluded another strong season after falling 1-0 to the Eagles. Build...

Beyond the Bison: Simone Biles makes history at World Championships

Beyond the Bison: Simone Biles makes history at World Championships

Brittany Willwerth, Sports Co-Editor

November 8, 2018


Filed under Beyond the Bison, SPORTS

In the realm of gymnastics, few athletes are as well known as Simone Biles, the most decorated American gymnast of all time. Born and raised primarily by her grandparents, Biles began competing in the sport at 8 years old. Quickly emerging as a powerful competitor, Biles spent the next few years acquiring...

Athlete of the Week: Logan Schofield ’20, Men’s Water Polo

Athlete of the Week: Logan Schofield ’20, Men’s Water Polo

Leah Fogelsanger, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018


Filed under Bison Athlete of the Week, SPORTS

As the regular season comes to a close, center Logan Schofield ’20 and the rest of the men’s water polo team are excited for the postseason. Schofield attributes his team’s success in and out of the pool to the team’s dynamic and mentality. “The team mentality we always strive for is to...

Men’s soccer fails to make postseason, ends season in 4-1 loss to Navy

Men’s soccer fails to make postseason, ends season in 4-1 loss to Navy

Stephen Olick-Sutphen, Contributing Writer

November 8, 2018


Filed under Soccer, SPORTS

The Bison men’s soccer season came to an end when they lost to Navy 4-1 at Emmitt Field on Nov. 3. They finished the season with an overall record of 6-8-3, and a 3-5-1 record in the Patriot League. The Orange and Blue came into the game in seventh place in the Patriot League, but a potential win...

Volleyball avenges Lehigh loss with a win against Lafayette

Sarah Dimock, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Volleyball

The Bison volleyball team traveled to Lehigh on Nov. 2 to take on the Mountain Hawks. Despite numerous strong performances, the Mountain Hawks swept the match with the same three scores, 25-21, in all three sets. The Orange and Blue then went on to defeat Lafayette for the second time this season...

Lehigh rides strong second half to defeat Bison football

Patrick Dempsey, Sports Co-Editor

November 8, 2018


Filed under Football, SPORTS

The Bison football team fell to Lehigh 45-17 in Bethlehem, Pa. on Nov. 3. This matchup featured two teams at the bottom of the Patriot League. The loss brought the Bison to 1-8 for the year and 1-3 in conference play. With more than 4,000 fans in attendance, the Bison looked to turn in their best...

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