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Oregon, Auburn lead the pack as NCAA bowl mania begins

November 22, 2010

By Justin Cohen Writer The end of the 2010 college football season has been nothing but spectacular, but a trio of huge Black Friday games helped to shape the possible Bowl Championship Series (BCS) landscape. With only one week left in the college football season, pending any major upsets, the top...

Fall Sports Awards

November 22, 2010

By Eric Brod Senior Writer As the fall sports season comes to a close, a multitude of Bison have earned all-conference honors for their success this season. Kelly Bruvik ’11 earned several honors to represent the field hockey team this fall, most notably a unanimous selection to the All-Patriot Leag...

Water polo finishes fourth in tournament

November 19, 2010

By Chris McCree Writer The men’s water polo team earned a hard-fought fourth place finish at the Eastern Championship this past weekend at Kinney Natatorium. The Bison managed one win in three games against Fordham, St. Francis and Princeton, but all three came down to the wire; two were decided ...

Women beat Niagara, lose to Loyola

November 19, 2010

By Eric Weiss Senior Writer The women’s basketball team split a pair of games this week as the Bison defeated Niagara at home 69-62 on Saturday but lost at Loyola of Maryland 59-55 on Wednesday. The Bison jumped out to a hot start against Niagara as they led comfortably throughout the entire firs...

Men pick up win against Columbia

November 19, 2010

By Eric Brod Senior Writer The men’s basketball team began a three-game homestand this week by splitting a pair of contests between Wagner and Columbia. The Orange and Blue won impressively Wednesday against the Columbia Lions 73-68, two days after losing to Wagner 77-73. Despite shooting only 35.5...

Football loses to Holy Cross to end season

November 19, 2010

By Greg Stevenson Senior Writer The hopes of another season-ending upset of the Holy Cross Crusaders came up short for the Bison football team two weekends ago. The Orange and Blue struggled on both sides of the ball, dropping their 10th game of the 2010 campaign 34-9 at Holy Cross. “I feel that the effo...

Wrestling performs well in challenging Midwest tour

November 19, 2010

By Joe Ruby Writer The Bison wrestling team went 1-2 on its Midwestern trip this weekend, defeating South Dakota State 39-3 before losing 19-16 to No. 22 Nebraska and 39-3 to No. 2 Oklahoma State. Kevin LeValley ’11, ranked fourth in the nation at 149 lbs., won all three of his matches, including...

Men's soccer loses in NCAA tourney

November 19, 2010

By Joe Ruby Writer The men’s soccer team saw its season come to a close two weeks ago as the men fell in overtime to host Penn 1-0 in the first round of the NCAA tournament. The Bison finish the year 10-9-2. The deciding goal came 1:38 into the first overtime period. Zach Barnett of Penn lofte...

Club hockey revives struggling program

November 19, 2010

By Cooper Sutton Sports Editor Four years ago, when Connor Curry ’11 first joined the University’s club hockey team, he found himself a part of a floundering program going in no particular direction. Now, as a senior, he is the president of a team that is well-organized, well-coached and, most ...

The exciting first half of the NFL season: parity reigns supreme

November 11, 2010

By Justin Cohen Contributing Writer For the last several years, one or two NFL teams have asserted dominance over the rest of the league by being undefeated or having one loss by the halfway point of the season. This year, a shocking 12 teams have played well enough to earn at least six wins after...

Men’s swimming 3-1 in Patriot League

November 11, 2010

By Andrew Arnao Contributing Writer The men’s swimming and diving team flattened Colgate in a 160-52 victory on Saturday, improving to 5-1 on the year and 3-1 in the Patriot League. After finishing second in the quad meet against Navy, American and Lafayette the previous week, the Orange and B...

Women’s swimming loses to Colgate, falling to 4-2

November 11, 2010

By Chris McCree Writer The women’s swim team suffered a huge loss against Patriot League rival Colgate at Kinney Natatorium this past Saturday. The Bison fell to the Raiders 156-87, which is a dramatic change from the last time the two teams encountered each other. At the last year’s Patriot Leag...

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