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Men’s soccer defeats Navy in PL quarterfinals, falls to Lehigh in semifinal

Stephen Olick-Sutphen, Senior Writer

November 14, 2019

On Saturday, Nov. 9, the Bison men’s soccer team took on Navy in Annapolis, Md. in the Patriot League tournament quarterfinals. The Bison avenged their loss to Navy from earlier in the season and earned a playoff win for the first time since 2016, defeating the Midshipmen by a score of 2-0. The Bison...

Men’s and women’s swimming and diving faces three PL opponents

Florian Wozniak and Brittany Willwerth

November 14, 2019

On Saturday, Nov. 9, the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams traveled to Annapolis, Md. to face Navy, American, and Lafayette in Patriot League play. Going into the weekend with a 3-0 overall record and a 2-0 record in Patriot League play, the team sought to build on their prior success. On...

Men’s water polo splits at home

Men’s water polo splits at home

Anna Carroll, Senior Writer

November 14, 2019

The Bison men’s water polo team went 1-1 at home this past weekend with games against Navy and George Washington University. The No. 14 ranked team took a step closer towards clinching the No. 1 seed in the MAWPC Championships with their 14-10 win against Navy. Rade Joksimovic ’20 led the Bison with...

Journalism website instructs writers to “stick to sports”

Elise Covert, Senior Writer

November 13, 2019

On Oct. 28, journalists at Deadspin, a sports-centered journalism website, were instructed by site’s upper management to “stick to sports.” On Tuesday, the interim editor-in-chief was fired for refusing to obey the instruction. And on Wednesday, at least 10 journalists resigned their positions.   Deadspin,...

Field hockey’s 2-1 victory sends them to the postseason

Field hockey’s 2-1 victory sends them to the postseason

Holly Burns, Staff Writer

November 8, 2019

The Bison field hockey team wrapped up regular-season play on Nov. 2 with a 2-1 victory over Holy Cross. The Orange and Blue finished the regular season with a 9-8 record overall, and a 4-2 record in Patriot League play. They will be seeded third in the Patriot League tournament, the program’s 12th...

Water polo goes 2-0 over the weekend

Water polo goes 2-0 over the weekend

Anna Carroll, Senior Writer

November 8, 2019

The Bison men’s water polo team returned home for two games this weekend, improving their overall record to 17-7 after two great wins against La Salle University and Johns Hopkins. The Bison used a quick start to gain momentum in their first game on Nov. 2 against La Salle University. Jared Stanley...

Cross country competes in Patriot League Championships

Bri Pomonis, Senior Writer

November 8, 2019

The Bison women’s and men’s cross country teams competed at the Patriot League Championships on Saturday, Nov. 2. The women took home the silver, seven points behind Boston University, while the men finished in fifth overall. Coming off of four consecutive Patriot League Championship titles, all...

Men’s soccer clinches PL tournament berth

Stephen Olick-Sutphen, Senior Writer

November 8, 2019

The men’s soccer team clinched a place in the Patriot League tournament with back-to back road draws against Lafayette and Lehigh. The Bison tied Lafayette 0-0 on Nov. 2 and then went the distance again in a 1-1 draw on Nov. 6 against Lehigh. The Bison will be the 6th seed in the conference tourname...

Fourth quarter deficit hands women’s basketball season opener loss

Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer

November 8, 2019

The Bison women’s basketball team traveled to Charlottesville, Va. on  Nov. 5 to compete against the Virginia Cavaliers. The Cavaliers came out on top with a final score of 84-60. The 24-point deficit was not indicative of the energy and effort of the Bison, as the team remained within 10 points...

Men’s basketball beats Fairfield in season opener

Sarah Hazard, Senior Writer

November 8, 2019

On Nov. 5, the Bison men’s basketball team traveled to Bridgeport, Ct. to face Fairfield for their first game of the 2019-2020 season. After leading for most of the second half, the Bison faced pressure when their 64-49 lead was cut to 64-62 with only 30 seconds left after Fairfield scored 13 unanswered...

Volleyball falls to American, rebounds with win against Loyola 

Volleyball falls to American, rebounds with win against Loyola 

Florian Wozniak, Contributing Writer

November 8, 2019

After a pair of losses to Lafayette and Lehigh last weekend, the Bison volleyball team was determined to get back on track, facing American University on Nov. 1 and Loyola on Nov. 2. Despite losing 3-0 to American, the Bison claimed their third Patriot League victory of the season after defeating Loyola...

Athlete of the Week: Logan Schofield ‘20, Men’s Water Polo

Athlete of the Week: Logan Schofield ‘20, Men’s Water Polo

Leah Fogelsanger, Senior Writer

November 8, 2019

The No. 15 Bison men’s water polo team defeated Johns Hopkins (15-7) and La Salle (21-3) this past weekend. The team is on a winning streak, as the Bison have improved to a record of 17-7 overall and 8-1 in the Patriot League. Logan Schofield ’20 helped lift the Bison past their league opponents by ...

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