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Field hockey loses in semis

November 4, 2010

By Joyce Novacek Writer The Bison field hockey season came to an end Friday when the team lost to second-seeded Lafayette 3-2 in the Patriot League Tournament semi-finals in Washington, D.C. Despite the loss, Kelly Bruvik ’11 and Corinne Raczek ’11 were named to the Patriot League Field Hockey All-Tournament team...

Women’s soccer faces close loss

November 4, 2010

By Eric Weiss Senior Writer The women’s soccer team's season came to an abrupt end at West Point, N.Y. last Friday when the team suffered a tough 1-0 loss in a Patriot League semifinal matchup against Lehigh. Both teams relied heavily on their back lines to anchor their game plans. Throughout the first half bo...

Bison upset Navy

November 4, 2010

By Chris McCree Writer The men’s water polo team upset host No. 15 Navy en route to a second-place finish at the Southern Championships in Annapolis, Md. this past weekend. Coming into the tournament as the fourth seed, the Bison advanced to the championship game but fell to No. 17 Princeton by...

Volleyball splits league games

November 4, 2010

By Mike Wolf Contributing Writer The volleyball team ended a three-game extended losing streak with a great game against a tough Lafayette team this past weekend. The host Bison swept the Leopards on Saturday after slipping in five games to Lehigh the previous day. After a tough loss on Friday, the Bison recovered well...

Bison Basketball Preview

November 4, 2010

By Greg Stevenson Senior Writer After last year's shocking loss to rival Holy Cross in the Patriot League Tournament opening round, the 2010-11 season could not come fast enough for the Bison men’s basketball team. The quick and surprisingly early end came just days after the Bison secured the number two seed in the...

Men's rugby wins playoff game, 13-12

November 2, 2010

By Cooper Sutton Sports Editor On a windy pitch behind the University soccer stadium, the Bison rugby team beat Lafayette this Saturday 13-12 to win its first-round playoff game. Coming off of a loss to Gettysburg the week before—the team’s only loss of the season—the Bison were determined to...

Nissley '11 named finalist for 'academic Heisman' award

November 2, 2010

By Cooper Sutton Sports Editor Travis Nissley ’11, mechanical engineer and middle linebacker, is the second student-athlete in Bison history to be nominated as a finalist for the Campbell Trophy, which is awarded to the most deserving student-athlete in the nation. Nissley currently carries a 3.96 GPA in ...

Miami Heat stack up on talent to win championship

October 29, 2010

By Justin Cohen Contributing Writer Last season, the Miami Heat finished in the middle of the pack in the playoff landscape of the Eastern Conference. The talent of a young Heat squad, even with Dwayne Wade, did not make it past the first round, losing in five games to the eventual Eastern Confere...

Bison take crown

October 29, 2010

By Eric Weiss Senior Writer It was a bittersweet day for the women’s soccer team, which defeated Colgate 1-0 and claimed a share of the Patriot League crown but also said goodbye to one of the finest senior classes ever to grace the pitch. Christa Matlack ’11 put the game in her own hands early, taking a pass from...

Colgate upends Bison

October 29, 2010

By Mike Wolf Contributing Writer The women’s volleyball team fell in the Patriot League rankings this past Saturday with a 3-1 loss to Colgate. This match marked the end of an extended road trip on which the team finished 2-3. After a positive start—the Orange and Blue won the first set 25-17—the team dro...

Men's soccer loses two games on the road

October 29, 2010

By Joe Ruby Writer The men’s soccer team dropped two difficult road games this week, losing 2-1 in overtime to Lafayette (7-7-3, 2-3-1) and 3-2 against Binghamton (6-6-4). Tommy McCabe ’11, Luke Joyner ’12 and Andrew Powell ’12 scored for the Bison, who now need help to qualify for the Patriot ...

Football loses seventh

October 29, 2010

By Greg Stevenson Senior Writer The football team fell 33-22 to Lafayette at home on Saturday thanks to four long scoring plays put together by the Leopards. The two teams had entered the game with identical 1-6 records, but the Leopards gave the Bison their second defeat in conference play. “When a team strikes f...

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