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Roethlisberger returns from suspension

October 7, 2010

By Justin Cohen Contributing Writer Before this wild 2010 NFL season began, most people looked at the Steelers with disinterest as their starting quarterback, Ben Roethlisberger, would be on the bench for six games due to a sexual assault case at a Georgia nightclub. The Steelers would have a six game...

Swim club: new beginnings on campus

October 7, 2010

By Eric Brod Senior Writer When Spencer Whalen ’13 came to campus last fall, he knew he wanted to continue with the sport he grew up with: swimming. After competing on his high school, club and summer teams throughout his youth, Whalen knew it would be hard to adjust to life without a swim team. ...

Men's golf ninth at Joe Agee

October 7, 2010

By Cooper Sutton Sports Editor The men’s golf team participated in the Joe Agee Invitational on Saturday and Sunday and in the Richmond Intercollegiate on Monday and Tuesday. William & Mary and Richmond hosted the tournaments. The Orange and Blue took ninth place out of the 14 teams in the Joe Agee...

Women's golf takes third

October 7, 2010

By Cooper Sutton Sports Editor The women’s golf team had a solid showing this weekend at the Zippy Invitational, hosted by Akron at the Rosemont Country Club in Fairlawn, Ohio. The Bison played through tough conditions to come in third place out of 12 teams. The hometown Zips came in first, followe...

Water polo loses 7-4 to Princeton

October 7, 2010

By Chris McCree Writer The men’s water polo team struggled this past weekend on the road, losing 7-4 to Princeton. With the loss, the Bison extended their losing streak to six straight and fell to 0-4 in the CPWA Southern Division. The Tigers came away with a similar three-goal victory earlier in the y...

Men's soccer ties Patriot League rival

October 7, 2010

Joe Ruby Writer The men’s soccer team played to a 2-2 draw against Patriot League rival Holy Cross (3-7-2, 0-2-1 Patriot League) on Saturday in Worcester, Mass. Brendan Burgdorf ’13 and Luke Joyner ’12 scored for the Bison, and Tommy Caso ’12 saved  seven shots in relief of injured starter Marc...

Football loses to Penn, remains winless

October 7, 2010

By Greg Stevenson Senior Writer The Orange and Blue football team dropped its third home contest of the season 31-10 to the Penn Quakers. Although they forced three turnovers, the Bison were out-gained by almost 300 yards and recorded just nine first downs. The Orange and Blue (0-5) have lost 10 out of their last 11 ga...

Field Hockey beats Lafayette, falls to Columbia

October 7, 2010

By Joyce Novacek Writer The field hockey team faced tough competition this past weekend, falling to Lafayette 4-2 on the road on Saturday and losing to Columbia 3-2 at home on Sunday. In both games, the Bison fell behind early, and were unable to fully recover. On Saturday, the Bison went into ha...

Volleyball continues win streak

October 7, 2010

By Mike Wolf Contributing Writer The women’s volleyball team followed a stellar performance two weeks ago with another impressive win this weekend over Colgate. The team moved to 4-1 in the Patriot league as they defeated the Raiders in five sets. Rachel Rodriguez ’11 was named Patriot League player of th...

Women's soccer splits

October 7, 2010

By Eric Weiss Senior Writer The women’s soccer team had a weekend of highs and lows on the road, coming from behind to defeat Lafayette 2-1 on Friday but falling to Lehigh by the same score on Sunday. The contest against Lafayette provided few scoring opportunities, as both the Leopards and the Bison ...

Fourteen swimmers place first at UMBC

October 7, 2010

By Cooper Sutton Sports Editor Both the women’s and men’s swimming teams opened up their seasons well this past Friday in Baltimore against the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Even though both meets were non-scored, many Bison walked away with top finishes. On the women’s side, th...

Volleyball team sweeps weekend with two wins

October 6, 2010

By Cooper Sutton Sports Editor The women’s volleyball team had its best weekend of the season, downing two league opponents in straight sets at Lehigh and Lafayette. The team improved to a solid 3-1 record in Patriot League play. Katie Baumgarten ’13 earned Bison Athlete of the Week honors. She...

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