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Football comes up short in Homecoming game

Football comes up short in Homecoming game

Zakee Willis, Contributing Writer

October 25, 2018


Filed under Football, SPORTS

The Bison football team fell 29-27 to Lafayette in front of a crowd of nearly 3,000 people on Oct. 20 for Homecoming weekend. The Bison offense found success primarily through the air with 294 total passing yards, while the defense continued to prove their resilient nature. A 14-yard pass from quarterback...

Men’s water polo competes in California tournament

Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer

October 25, 2018


Filed under Water Polo

The No. 14 ranked Bison men’s water polo team took to the West Coast to play in the Julian Fraser Memorial Tournament in California on Oct. 20-21. On Oct. 20, the Bison lost the first two games of the tournament against No. 15 Cal Baptist and No. 19 San Jose State. On Oct. 21, the Bison wrapped up...

Men’s soccer fails to overcome slow start, falls to Army 3-1

Stephen Olick-Sutphen, Contributing Writer

October 25, 2018


Filed under Soccer, SPORTS

The Bison men’s soccer team fell to Army 3-1 on Oct. 20 in West Point, N.Y. The Bison fell behind early and were unable to make a comeback against the strong Army team. The Bison conceded their earliest goal of the season in the 13th minute, and this deficit doubled in the 59th minute. Despite...

Women’s soccer loses 2-0 to Boston University

Sarah Dimock, Staff Writer

October 25, 2018


Filed under Soccer, SPORTS

The Bison women’s soccer team traveled to take on Boston University on Oct. 20. The Terriers won 2-0, pushing the Bison’s overall record to 7-9-1 and their Patriot League record to 5-3-0. Despite the loss, the Bison are assured to be seeded third or fourth place in the Patriot League...

Field hockey clinches tournament spot with win over Holy Cross

Anna Carroll, Staff Writer

October 25, 2018


Filed under Field Hockey, SPORTS

After securing a 3-1 win on the road against Holy Cross on Oct. 20, the Bison field hockey team clinched a spot in the Patriot League Tournament for the 11th year in a row. The win brought the Bison to a 3-2 conference record and an 8-6 overall record for the season. Despite falling behind early in...

Reflections from an American soccer fan in Spain

Reflections from an American soccer fan in Spain

Elise Covert, Senior Writer

October 19, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Top Stories

Mola Hostel, center city Madrid. When my Finnish roommate Jerry asked me what my favorite part of my stay in Madrid had been, I told him it was my visit to Estadio Santiago Bernabeu, the home of Real Madrid C.F. “Wait, you’re from the United States, right?” Jerry said. “Yes . . .”...

Beyond the Bison: new NFL regulations aim to reduce infamous concussion frequency

Beyond the Bison: new NFL regulations aim to reduce infamous concussion frequency

Bri Pomonis, Senior Writer

October 19, 2018


Filed under Beyond the Bison, SPORTS

As sports-related concussions continue to be one of the hottest topics among athletics, no league has been scrutinized as much as the National Football League (NFL), which is notorious for its rough playing style and alarming rate of serious injuries per season. There is a growing body of research on...

Athlete of the Week: Bryan Marine ‘19, Football

Athlete of the Week: Bryan Marine ‘19, Football

Leah Fogelsanger, Contributing Writer

October 19, 2018


Filed under Bison Athlete of the Week, SPORTS

With only four games left in the season, Bryan Marine ’19 is determined to end his career with four more wins. The highly-decorated senior was recently named a semifinalist for the National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame’s William V. Campbell Trophy, often referred to as the “Academic...

Women’s swimming collects two wins, men’s team loses one

Women’s swimming collects two wins, men’s team loses one

Megan Keeney, Contributing Writer

October 19, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Swimming & Diving, Swimming & Diving

The Bison women’s and men’s swimming and diving teams started their season off at home on Oct. 13. The women’s team got off to a strong start, winning their tri-meet against both the Boston University Terriers and the Richmond Spiders. The men’s team was defeated by Boston University 182-114....

Field hockey falls short in double overtime against Boston University

Field hockey falls short in double overtime against Boston University

Anna Carroll, Staff Writer

October 19, 2018


Filed under Field Hockey, SPORTS

The Bison field hockey team faced conference rival No. 24 Boston University on Oct. 13. Fighting until the end, the Terriers were able to clinch a 3-2 win in double overtime, dropping the Orange and Blue’s record to 2-2 in Patriot League play and 7-6 overall. The teams traded goals throughout...

Women’s soccer loses 2-0 to Colgate

Women’s soccer loses 2-0 to Colgate

Sarah Dimock, Contributing Writer

October 19, 2018


Filed under Soccer, SPORTS

The Bison women’s soccer team took the field Oct. 13 in the team’s sixth Patriot League game of the season against the Colgate Raiders. In a game that honored the team’s seven seniors, Camille Andrews ’19, Carly Baggott ’19, Riley Coopersmith ’19, Maddie Dano ’19, Casey Gray ’19, Melissa...

Men’s soccer falls to Colgate in first Patriot League loss

Men’s soccer falls to Colgate in first Patriot League loss

Stephen Olick-Sutphen, Contributing Writer

October 19, 2018


Filed under Soccer, SPORTS

Colgate scored a pair of second half goals in a span of two minutes to hand the Bison men’s soccer team their first conference loss on Oct. 13. The Bison came out strong in the first half, but were not able to capitalize on their goal-scoring opportunities. The Orange and Blue remain tied for second place...

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