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Women’s lacrosse drops heartbreaker to La Salle

Women’s lacrosse drops heartbreaker to La Salle

Brittany Willwerth, Senior Writer

February 27, 2020

On  Feb. 22, the Bison women’s lacrosse team lost a tough game against the La Salle Explorers 12-11. After scoring 10 goals in the first half, the Bison battled defensively throughout the second half, ultimately allowing La Salle to come back and top the Orange and Blue. The Bison now stand at a 2-2...

Remembering Kobe

Remembering Kobe

Michael Caruso, Contributing Writer

February 27, 2020

In late January, former Los Angeles Lakers star shooting guard Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna “Gigi” Bryant died tragically and suddenly in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, Calif., along with seven other individuals. Since then, the sports world has been grieving the losses, and on Monday, Feb....

Men’s and women’s tennis teams rack up victories

Justin Schaumberger, Sports Co-Editor

February 27, 2020

The Bison men’s and women’s tennis teams found success over the past weekend. The women finished 2-0, picking up wins over La Salle and Marist on Sunday, Feb. 23. Meanwhile, the men picked up wins against La Salle on Friday, Feb. 21 and the University Of Connecticut on Saturday, Feb. 22 while falling...

Athlete of the Week: Ellie Mack ’20, Women’s Basketball

Athlete of the Week: Ellie Mack '20, Women's Basketball

Elise Covert, Senior Writer

February 27, 2020

Ellie Mack ’20 joined elite ranks this weekend. A senior forward on the women’s basketball team, Mack scored her 1,000th point on Feb. 22 against Lehigh. She became the 26th Bison basketball player to ever hit the 1,000-point career milestone. “Scoring my 1,000th point was a very special moment...

Senior heavyweight’s clutch win brings the victory home for the Bison

Roger Mellado, Contributing Writer

February 27, 2020

On Feb. 22, the Bison wrestlers wrapped up their dual meet season with an epic come-from-behind victory against Columbia on the back of their heavyweight wrestler, senior Brandon Stokes. Along with Stokes, the Bison had a number of strong performances from other members of the herd that helped them achieve...

Baseball catches big win over ACC opponent

Alex Bolinger, Contributing Writer

February 27, 2020

This past weekend proved to be historic for the Bison men’s baseball team, who beat the University of Virginia (UVA) for the first time since 1925. The team split two games against the Cavaliers on Feb. 22, winning the second game of the doubleheader. The Orange and Blue used a huge offensive outburs...

Broken records highlight a sixth-place finish at the Loyola Intercollegiate

Dani Kaufman, Senior Writer

February 27, 2020

The Bison men’s golf team competed successfully at the Loyola Intercollegiate this past weekend. The competition was stacked, with several strong teams playing. Out of the 19 teams competing at the end of day one, the Orange and Blue finished tied for sixth. One highlight of the day was the debut...

Bison celebrate win as Mack eclipses 1,000 career point milestone

Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer

February 27, 2020

As a team, the Bison women’s basketball team picked up a 67-56 win against the Lehigh Mountain Hawks during their home matchup this past Saturday, Feb 22. Individually, senior Ellie Mack reached her 1,000 career point milestone after making a 3-pointer late in the fourth quarter. Mack became the 26th...

Men’s and women’s swimming and diving compete hard at Patriot League Championships

Kelsey O’Loughlin, Staff Writer

February 27, 2020

On Feb. 19, the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams traveled to Annapolis, Md. for the Patriot League Championship. The women secured second place with 533 points and the men finished fourth with 342.5 points. The first day of competition for the women was successful, as they remained...

Next up for the track and field team is Patriot League Championships

Clara McCormick, Contributing Writer

February 27, 2020

The University's track and field teams competed in a tune-up in their very own Gerhard Fieldhouse this past Friday, Feb. 21.  For the men’s team, there were three athletes who finished in first place. Nicholas Marino ’21 was first in pole vault, C.J. Falcioni ’20 earned first in shot put and wei...

Softball struggles to find a rhythm at Crabtree Hill Invitational

Bri Pomonis, Senior Writer

February 27, 2020

The Bison softball team faced some of their toughest competitors of the season in their second consecutive weekend in North Carolina. A stretch of wins from last week’s Campbell Invitational came to a sharp end after the Bison finished the Crabtree Hill Invitational with a 0-5 record. This brings their...

Bison fall to Lehigh, but look forward to Senior Night in Sojka

Sarah Hazard, Senior Writer

February 27, 2020

Fresh off of a two-game win streak, the Bison men’s basketball team was unable to keep up the momentum, falling to Lehigh with a final score of 69-60 on Sunday’s game at Lehigh. The Orange and Blue shot 39.3 percent while Lehigh found more success with a 46 percent average overall. The Mountain...

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