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Men’s soccer maintains undefeated streak with win against Boston and draw against Binghamton

Men’s soccer maintains undefeated streak with win against Boston and draw against Binghamton

Stephen Olick-Sutphen, Senior Writer

October 25, 2019

On Oct. 20, the Bison played against Boston University at Emmitt Field and earned their third consecutive win (and second consecutive Patriot League win) with a 3-0 scoreline. The Bison were able to take advantage of the rainy conditions when Patrick O’Hara ’22 scored to give the Bison a 1-0 goal...

New MLS playoff format is winning the hearts of American soccer fans

New MLS playoff format is winning the hearts of American soccer fans

Elise Covert, Senior Writer

October 25, 2019

Major League Soccer (MLS) kicked off its 2019 postseason on Oct. 19. Six first-round games, spread over two days, provided American soccer fans with dramatic and entertaining football action. The 12 teams tallied 27 goals over the course of the six contests, with three needing extra time to decide a...

Women’s soccer drops to Navy, draws Loyola

Emily Doyle, Staff Writer

October 25, 2019

On Oct. 19, the Bison women’s soccer team took on Navy in a Patriot League matchup. Despite a strong Bison effort, Navy snatched a 1-0 win in overtime. The Bison competed on defense throughout the game. Freshman goalkeeper Kaylee Donnelly ’23 made five saves. Other players found themselves in...

Athlete of the Week: Liam Pitt ’22, men’s swimming and diving

Athlete of the Week: Liam Pitt ’22, men’s swimming and diving

Leah Fogelsanger, Senior Writer

October 25, 2019

This past weekend marked the start of the competition season for the men’s swimming and diving team. The Bison cruised to wins against both Holy Cross and Boston University. Sophomore Liam Pitt ’22 made huge contributions to both wins with his individual and relay team successes. Despite the ...

Men’s water polo splits 2-2 at Harvard Invitational

Anna Carroll, Senior Writer

October 25, 2019

The Bison men’s water polo team tacked two wins and two losses onto their now 14-4 record this past weekend at Harvard University. The Orange and Blue suffered their two losses to No. 20 St. Francis (Brooklyn) and No. 9 Harvard, while edging out Wagner and MIT for their two wins on the weekend. The...

Swimming and diving goes 2-0 against Patriot League rivals

Bri Pomonis, Senior Writer

October 25, 2019

The Bison men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams faced two Patriot League opponents in their first scored competitions of the 2019-20 season on Oct. 18-19. Both teams swept Holy Cross and Boston University, leaving them each with 2-0 records as they prepare to host their home opener on Saturday,...

Bison volleyball swept by Colgate

Sarah Hazard, Staff Writer 

October 25, 2019

The Bison volleyball team traveled to Hamilton, N.Y. this past weekend to face the Colgate Raiders. Against an undefeated team, the Bison faced the challenge with determination, but ultimately fell by a score of 3-0, losing the sets 25-14, 25-13, and 25-23. In the first and second sets, the Raiders...

Football unable to keep up with Towson’s high-scoring attack

Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer

October 25, 2019

The Bison football team traveled to Towson, Md. on Oct. 19 to take on the No. 20/18 Towson Tigers. The Bison suffered a 56-7 loss after going head-to-head against its third-ranked opponent of the 2019 season. The Bison currently sit at a record of 1-6 and 1-1 in Patriot League play. The Bison scored...

Solid performance caps off fall season for men’s golf

Dani Kaufman, Senior Writer

October 25, 2019

At the Lehigh Invitational held on Oct. 19, the Bison men’s golf team tied for sixth place at a very competitive meet with 14 teams in total. The Bison had a total score of 301, only 10 shots off from Holy Cross, the first-place team. Chris Tanabe ’21 was a standout for the Orange and Blue, as...

Football comes up just short against Holy Cross

Football comes up just short against Holy Cross

Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer

October 10, 2019

The Bison football team competed against the Holy Cross Crusaders at Christy Mathewson-Memorial Stadium during Homecoming weekend on Oct. 5. Despite putting up a valiant fight, the Orange and Blue came up short with a 21-14 loss in its Patriot League opener. Wide receiver Brandon Sanders ’22 set a...

Women’s Soccer falls to West Point and Columbia

Women’s Soccer falls to West Point and Columbia

Anna Carroll, Senior Writer

October 10, 2019

The Bison women’s soccer team suffered two close losses this past weekend against conference foe Army West Point and non-conference opponent Columbia University. The Bison are now 2-2 in Patriot League play and 4-9 overall on the season. West Point's Black Knights came out determined to snap a...

Athlete of the Week: Conner Romango ’21, football

Athlete of the Week: Conner Romango ’21, football

Leah Fogelsanger, Senior Writer

October 10, 2019

With the football season well underway, the Bison have faced tough out-of-league opponents and begun league play with a 21-14 loss to Holy Cross this weekend. Despite facing some fierce competition, the football team has achieved some success as a team and as individuals. Junior Conner Romango ’21...

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