The Bucknellian

Cross country runners speed through Gettysburg Invitational and Penn State National Open

Dani Kaufman, Senior Writer

October 19, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Cross Country, SPORTS

The Bison men’s and women’s cross country teams sent runners to compete in the Penn State National Open on Oct. 12, with both teams finishing in 20th place. On Oct. 13, the men’s and women’s teams also sent eight and 15 runners, respectively, to compete in the Gettysburg Invitational. The...

Water polo finishes 3-1 at Harvard Invitational

Zakee Willis, Contributing Writer

October 19, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Water Polo

The Bison men’s water polo team finished the Harvard Invitational with a 3-1 record, winning against Wagner, Harvard, and Brown. The Orange and Blue opened up action on Oct. 13 by topping Wagner 10-8. This was the second Bison win over the Wagner Seahawks in the same week. Marko Djordjevic...

Volleyball falls twice over the weekend

Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer

October 19, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Volleyball

The Bison women’s volleyball team faced the Loyola Greyhounds and the Army Black Knights on Oct. 13-14. On Oct. 13, the Bison lost 3-1 to Loyola, and fell to Army 3-2 the next day. Following this weekend’s performance, the Orange and Blue dropped to 6-13 overall and 1-7 in the Patriot League. The...

Late Monmouth rally cancels out football’s strong defensive effort

Justin Schaumberger, Contributing Writer

October 19, 2018


Filed under Football, SPORTS

The Bison football team traveled to Kessler Stadium in West Long Branch, N.J. to face the Monmouth Hawks for a non-conference matchup on Oct. 13. The Orange and Blue fell by a score of 36-19 after giving up three late touchdowns. The Monmouth team entered the contest averaging 32 points per game, but...

Field hockey picks up eighth straight win at home

Field hockey picks up eighth straight win at home

Anna Carroll, Contributing Writer

October 5, 2018


Filed under Field Hockey, SPORTS, Top Stories

The Bison field hockey team took a break from Patriot League play to play Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) at home on Sept. 30. The Bison defeated the Rams 3-2, improving their overall record to 6-4 and ending VCU’s five-game winning streak. This win marked the eighth straight victory at Graham...

Beyond the Bison: Virtual varsity: Michigan considering making video gaming a varsity sport

Beyond the Bison: Virtual varsity: Michigan considering making video gaming a varsity sport

Bri Pomonis, Senior Writer

October 5, 2018


Filed under Beyond the Bison, SPORTS, Uncategorized

Michigan high schoolers may soon be able to take the digital field to earn varsity letters. The Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) regularly evaluates the interest and participation levels in high school sports. MHSAA Executive Director Mark Uyl said that considering the addition of...

Athlete of the Week: Ryan Ott ‘19, Men’s Soccer

Athlete of the Week: Ryan Ott ‘19, Men’s Soccer

Leah Fogelsanger, Contributing Writer

October 5, 2018


Filed under Bison Athlete of the Week, SPORTS

With the season in full swing and the Patriot League Tournament approaching, the Bison men’s soccer team owes a large portion of their success to Ryan Ott ’19, the senior goalkeeper. Ott, a prominent leader on the team, tries to promote a positive mentality and reinforce the idea of taking one...

Men’s soccer plays to draw against American

Stephen Olick-Sutphen, Contributing Writer

October 5, 2018


Filed under Soccer, SPORTS

The Bison men’s soccer team traveled to Washington, D.C. and played to a 1-1 draw against conference foe American University on Sept. 29. Jake Mittman ’22 and Alex Clarke ’22 proved to be the standouts for the Bison attack. Clarke scored his first collegiate career goal coming off of an assist...

Women’s soccer pulls off 1-0 win over Holy Cross

Women’s soccer pulls off 1-0 win over Holy Cross

Sarah Dimock, Contributing Writer

October 5, 2018


Filed under Soccer, SPORTS

The Bison women’s soccer team took the field to face Holy Cross for their fourth Patriot League game of the season on Sept. 29. After 90 minutes of consistent, determined effort, the Bison sealed the victory with a 1-0 win over the Crusaders. The win improved the team’s record to 3-1 in Patriot...

Football picks up first win of the season

Zakee Willis, Contributing Writer

October 5, 2018


Filed under Football, SPORTS

The Bison football team picked up their first win of the season on Sept. 29, toppling Holy Cross 19-16 in the team’s Patriot League opener. The Bison now hold a 1-4 overall record. In the first quarter, Holy Cross struck first, scoring a touchdown on a seven-yard rush play that finished off an...

Men’s water polo goes 2-1 in weekend road games

Justin Schaumberger, Contributing Writer

October 5, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Water Polo

The Bison men’s water polo team resumed play with matches this past weekend against Navy and George Washington on Sept. 29 and Johns Hopkins on Sept. 30. The Bison emerged with two wins over Navy and Johns Hopkins, but fell to George Washington. The weekend action improved the Orange and Blue’s record...

Cross country competes at Paul Short Run

Dani Kaufman, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, SPORTS

The Bison cross country team traveled to Lehigh University on Sept. 29 to compete in the Paul Short Run. The men’s team finished in 28th place with a score of 727 points. On the women’s side, in her season debut, Jenna Farmer ’19 finished among the top runners for the Orange and Blue. Despite...

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