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Women’s tennis claims their 11th win of the season, men’s team poses a 5-2 win

Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer

April 4, 2019


Filed under SPORTS, Tennis, Women

The Bison women’s tennis team won their non-conference matchup against Morgan State, 5-2, on March 30. On April 3, the team cruised to a 6-1 win over Lafayette. The Bison now stand at an overall record of 11-4. This is the fourth straight season that the Bison have earned double-digit wins.   On Mar...

Athlete of the Week: Raeanne Geffert ’20, Softball

Athlete of the Week: Raeanne Geffert ’20, Softball

Leah Fogelsanger, Senior Writer

April 4, 2019


Filed under Softball, SPORTS, Women

Raeanne Geffert ’20 threw a historic no-hitter against Lehigh on March 30. As a two-time All-Patriot League selection – First Team in 2018 and Second Team in 2017 – Geffert was a key reason why the Orange and Blue swept a tough Lehigh team on the weekend of March 30-31. She was named Bison Athlete...

Baseball rallies to walk-off against Army, drops mid-week game to Penn State, beats Binghamton

Stephen Olick-Sutphen, Senior Writer

April 4, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Men, SPORTS

The Bison baseball team went 1-2 in a three-game conference series against Army at Depew Field on March 30 and 31. The team lost to Penn State 9-3 on April 2, but quickly regained momentum to overcome Binghamton 6-4 the following day. Their overall record now stands at 9-21.   The Bison...

Softball rides Gimmestad’s hot bat to sweep Colgate

Softball rides Gimmestad’s hot bat to sweep Colgate

Megan Keeney, Staff Writer

March 29, 2019


Filed under Softball, SPORTS, Top Stories, Women

The Bison swept Colgate in a three-game series at home by scores 6-1, 10-8, and 9-1 on March 23-24. The Colgate series was the Bison’s first Patriot League series. The Bison’s overall record is now 13-15. Anna Gimmestad ’19 played phenomenally,  going 7-for-9 with nine RBIs over the weekend....

Women’s lacrosse falls to No. 14 Navy, bounces back with OT win over Lafayette

Anna Carroll, Senior Writer

March 29, 2019


Filed under Lacrosse, SPORTS, Uncategorized, Women

The Bison women’s lacrosse team traveled to Annapolis, Md. on March 23 to face No. 14 Navy at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. The Midshipmen dominated with a 17-4 victory over the Bison in their second Patriot League game of the season. During a mid-week matchup, the Bison bounced back in a thrilling...

Women’s basketball concludes historical season with a narrow loss against Florida State

Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer

March 29, 2019


Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Uncategorized, Women

The women’s basketball team departed Charlotte with their heads held high after falling just short against No. 5 Florida State, 70-67, in the first round of the NCAA Tournament at Halton Arena. The Bison entered this game drawing the highest seed for any Patriot League team in history thanks to a his...

Hartman, Phipps compete at NCAA Wrestling Championships

Hartman, Phipps compete at NCAA Wrestling Championships

Patrick Dempsey, Sports Co-Editor

March 29, 2019


Filed under Men, SPORTS, Wrestling

Bison wrestlers Zach Hartman ’22 and Drew Phipps ’20 competed at the NCAA Wrestling Championships at PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh on March 21-22. After dropping both of their opening bouts by tight decisions, Hartman and Phipps rebounded nicely with victories in their first consolation matchups....

Baseball splits doubleheaders against Army and Holy Cross

Jack Donovan, Contributing Writer

March 29, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Men, SPORTS

The Bison baseball team played in a doubleheader at Army on March 23 and another doubleheader at Holy Cross on March 24. The Orange and Blue went 1-1 in both series, then tacked on a non-conference win against Villanova. Their record improved to 7-18 overall and 2-6 in Patriot League play.   The...

Bison men’s lacrosse unable to complete comeback in loss to Loyola

Bison men’s lacrosse unable to complete comeback in loss to Loyola

Justin Schaumberger, Staff Writer

March 29, 2019


Filed under Lacrosse, Men, SPORTS

The Bison men’s lacrosse team fell to No. 6 Loyola by a score of 12-7 at Christy Mathewson-Memorial Stadium on March 23. After a hot start by the Greyhounds, who scored seven of the first eight goals of the game, the Orange and Blue spent the rest of the game trying to catch up. Ultimately, the loss...

Athlete of the Week: Drew Phipps ’20, Wrestling

Athlete of the Week: Drew Phipps ’20, Wrestling

Leah Fogelsanger, Senior Writer

March 29, 2019


Filed under Men, SPORTS, Wrestling

Drew Phipps ’20 has proved to be a major contributor for the Bison wrestling team in the 2018-2019 season. Phipps was one of only two Bison wrestlers to qualify to compete in the 2019 NCAA championships after a top-six finish in his 197-pound weight class at the EIWA Championships.   Phipps...

The unknown future of NCAA revenue in college hoops

The unknown future of NCAA revenue in college hoops

Michael Caruso, Senior Writer

March 29, 2019


Filed under Beyond the Bison, SPORTS

Every year as March approaches, basketball fans wait in anticipation for the NCAA Tournament. Fans fill out brackets in quixotic hopes of making a perfect entry, school rivalries and comraderies surface, and scouts look at the talent for future NBA players as they play in the most significant games o...

Men’s lacrosse defeated by Boston University 13-9

Maggie Wyngowski, Contributing Writer

March 21, 2019


Filed under Lacrosse, Men, SPORTS

The Bison men’s lacrosse team lost to the Boston University Terriers by a final score of 13-9 on March 16 at Nickerson Field in Boston. The Orange and Blue displayed a strong first half, leading 5-3 at halftime. However, in the second half, the Bison lagged behind Boston’s 10-goal scoring burst and...

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