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Men’s lacrosse suffers loss to Ohio State, but bounces back to beat Binghamton

Holly Burns, Senior Writer

February 27, 2020

The Bison men’s lacrosse team faced Ohio State this past Saturday, Feb. 22 at Christy Mathewson-Memorial Stadium, falling by a score of 15-11. This marks the Bison’s first loss of the season, bringing their season record to 3-1. Ohio State's Buckeyes scored the first goal only five seconds in...

Bison top Sacred Heart in home opener

Bison top Sacred Heart in home opener

Holly Burns, Senior Writer

February 21, 2020

The Bison men’s lacrosse team secured a victory over Sacred Heart in their home opener on Feb. 15,  improving to 3-0 on the season. Attacker Tommy Sopko ’21 led the Orange and the Blue offense with a career-high eight points. Sopko logged four goals and four assists. The Bison were strong out...

Athlete of the Week: Georgia Lewis ’22, Women’s Water Polo

Athlete of the Week: Georgia Lewis ’22, Women’s Water Polo

Elise Covert, Senior Writer

February 21, 2020

The Bison women’s water polo team is off to a red-hot start in 2020 with a record of  10-1. Goalkeeper Georgia Lewis ’22 is a force to be reckoned with in the cage and has been an important factor in the Orange and Blue’s early success. Hailing from Redwood, Calif., Lewis earned recognition as...

The WNBA’s progress

Michael Caruso, Senior Writer

February 21, 2020

The Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) has come an unbelievably long way since its start in 1996. For instance, the organization recently struck an eight-year collective bargaining deal that will increase the average player’s salary to $130,000, as well as guaranteed full-pay maternity...

A balanced attack propels women’s water polo to an undefeated weekend

Kelsey O’Loughlin, Contributing Writer

February 21, 2020

The Bison women’s water polo team traveled to Erie, Pa. on Feb. 15-16 to attend the Mercyhurst Invite. The Orange and Blue began their performance on a positive note, going 2-0 on the first day. The day began with a 14-6 win over Gannon. Ally Furano ’21 scored the first goal for the Bison within...

Softball sets records at Campbell Invitational

Bri Pomonis, Senior Writer

February 21, 2020

After major victories in their opening weekend, the Bison softball team traveled to North Carolina to continue their early-season success at the Campbell Invitational. The Bison boosted their season record by winning four of their five games, with Raeanne Geffert ’20 cementing herself in program history...

Women’s basketball survives buzzer-beater against the Eagles

Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer

February 21, 2020

On Feb. 15, the Bison women’s basketball team played American University, beating the Eagles 60-57. Autumn Ceppi ’21 was the spark the Bison needed to earn its win, contributing a career-high 20 points to help the Bison survive this suspenseful game. The Bison now sit at 11-2 in Patriot League play...

Bison win back-to-back games in Patriot League play

Sarah Hazard, Senior Writer

February 21, 2020

On Feb. 15, the Bison took on American University, looking to improve their record in the Patriot League. With a tough fight, the Bison were able to do just that, winning the game 72-68. In the opening minutes, American took an early lead. However, the Bison were able to respond. John Meeks ’21...

Women’s lacrosse falls to Hofstra

Brittany Willwerth, Senior Writer

February 21, 2020

On Feb. 15, the Bison women’s lacrosse team traveled to Hempstead, N.Y. to take on Hofstra University at James M. Shuart Field. In their third game of the season, the Orange and Blue fell to the Pride 18-5, shifting their overall record to 2-1. In the first half, the Bison found themselves trailing...

School records are broken at the Martin Downs Collegiate

Dani Kaufman, Senior Writer

February 21, 2020

On Feb. 14 – 16, the Bison men’s golf team traveled to Palm City, Fla. to compete against 14 competitive colleges at the Martin Downs Collegiate. Blake Wisdom ’23 posted a 6-under 66 for the first round. This broke the school record and created a new all-time low in relation to par. This...

First week proves difficult for Bison baseball

Alex Bolinger, Contributing Writer

February 21, 2020

On Friday, Feb. 14, the Bison baseball team opened up its 2020 season with a clash against Penn State in North Carolina. This is the third straight season that the Bison have opened up against a power-five opponent, losing this contest by a score of nine to six. Penn State scored the game’s first...

Men’s and women’s track and field inch toward the Patriot League Championships

Clara McCormick, Contributing Writer

February 21, 2020

On Friday and Saturday, the Bison women’s and men’s track teams competed in the Doug Raymond Invitational in Kent, Ohio – one of their final tune-ups before the Patriot League Championships. On the women’s team, Bison Katie Salisbury ’20 had a very successful weekend, setting her personal...

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