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Women’s cross country captures fourth straight Patriot League Championship

Women’s cross country captures fourth straight Patriot League Championship

Brittany Willwerth, Sports Co-Editor

November 1, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Cross Country, SPORTS, Top Stories

Faced with difficult rainy conditions, the Bison women’s cross country team earned their fourth straight Patriot League Championship title on Oct. 27, earning a total of 33 points, 40 points ahead of second-place Lehigh University. Colleen Buckley ’19 won the women’s race, pacing the Bison to...

Women’s soccer drops heartbreaker to Lehigh in PL quarterfinals

Women’s soccer drops heartbreaker to Lehigh in PL quarterfinals

Megan Keeney, Contributing Writer

November 1, 2018


Filed under Soccer, SPORTS

The women’s soccer team was defeated by Lehigh 2-1 in the Patriot League Tournament quarterfinals on Oct. 30. The Mountain Hawks scored with two seconds left on the clock in double-overtime to advance to the Patriot League semifinals.  The heartbreaking loss ended the season for the Bison as they...

Beyond the Bison: Boston Red Sox end historic season as World Series Champions

Beyond the Bison: Boston Red Sox end historic season as World Series Champions

Bri Pomonis, Senior Writer

November 1, 2018


Filed under Beyond the Bison, SPORTS

The Boston Red Sox have claimed the franchise’s ninth World Series Championship title after dominating the Los Angeles Dodgers throughout the best-of-seven series. For a team being hailed “best Red Sox team ever” by Bostonians and outsiders alike, this is the only acceptable conclusion to a stellar,...

Athlete of the Week: Colleen Buckley ‘19, Women’s Cross Country

Athlete of the Week: Colleen Buckley ‘19, Women’s Cross Country

Leah Fogelsanger, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018


Filed under Bison Athlete of the Week, SPORTS

Colleen Buckley ’19 competed in her final Patriot League Women’s Cross Country Championships on Oct. 27, where she won the 6k race in a field of 110 runners. The highly-decorated senior earned her third-straight First Team All-Patriot League honor after her first place finish. Buckley and the...

Field hockey caps regular season with two wins

Field hockey caps regular season with two wins

Anna Carroll, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018


Filed under Field Hockey, SPORTS, Women

In their final regular season Patriot League matchup, the Bison field hockey team defeated Lafayette 4-1 on Oct. 27. One day later, the Orange and Blue defeated Appalachian State 3-2 in a non-conference matchup. The Bison rolled past the Leopards, with each of the four goals coming from different...

Men’s water polo picks up win against Fordham

Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer

November 1, 2018


Filed under Men, SPORTS, Water Polo

The No. 17 Bison men’s water polo team picked up a MAWPC win against Fordham with a score of 14-8 on Oct. 27. After this weekend’s win, the Bison improve to 9-1 in conference play and 18-6 in overall play this season. The Rams put the first points on the board, netting a goal just one minute...

Men’s soccer loses battle to Boston University in overtime

Justin Schaumberger, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018


Filed under Soccer, SPORTS

The Bison men’s soccer team traveled to Boston on Oct. 28 for a Patriot League match against Boston University. Despite generating numerous scoring opportunities during the match, the Bison were unable to capitalize and fell to the Terriers by a score of 2-1 in overtime. The Bison created plenty...

Volleyball continues tough season with two losses

Volleyball continues tough season with two losses

Alexa Girasole, Senior Writer

November 1, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Volleyball

The women’s volleyball team dropped league matches to Colgate on Oct. 26 and Holy Cross on Oct. 27. The Bison fell to the Raiders in three straight sets, 25-16, 30-28, and 25-18. The next day, the Orange and Blue fell to the Crusaders in four sets, 25-22, 25-21, 11-25, and 25-13. In the match against...

Through the Gates: Julien Davenport ‘17 talks about life in the NFL

Through the Gates: Julien Davenport ‘17 talks about life in the NFL

Patrick Dempsey, Sports Co-Editor

October 25, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Through the Gates, Top Stories

When Julién Davenport ’17 received his diploma at the Commencement ceremony on the Malesardi Quadrangle in May of 2017, his career as a professional football player still existed as a dream. When Davenport was drafted in the fourth round of the 2017 National Football League Draft to the Houston...

Athlete of the Week: Olivia Harris ‘20, Field Hockey

Athlete of the Week: Olivia Harris ‘20, Field Hockey

Leah Fogelsanger, Staff Writer

October 25, 2018


Filed under Bison Athlete of the Week, SPORTS

Olivia Harris ’20 is a force to be reckoned with as the starting goalkeeper for the Bison field hockey team. Harris is a prominent leader on and off the field. She has spent three seasons with the Bison and has learned that the best mentality to promote is positivity. “Positivity is a huge...

Swimming and diving shines in second weekend of competition

Swimming and diving shines in second weekend of competition

Megan Keeney, Contributing Writer

October 25, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Swimming & Diving, Swimming & Diving

Maddie Hartigan ’22 and Maggie Wyngowski ’21 led the Bison women’s swimming and diving team for the second week in a row, defeating Johns Hopkins 182-112 on Oct. 20. Despite a tough battle, the men’s swimming and diving team fell to Johns Hopkins by a score of 174-114. For the women, Hartigan...

Bison Tune Up preps cross-country for Patriot League Championship Meet

Bison Tune Up preps cross-country for Patriot League Championship Meet

Dani Kaufman, Senior Writer

October 25, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Cross Country, SPORTS

The Bison cross country team competed in the Bison Tune Up on Oct. 19, their final home meet of the regular season. With the women collecting two first-place finishes and the men collecting one second place finish, both teams are determined to bring this momentum into the Patriot League Championships...

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