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Men’s basketball falls to Greyhounds, heads back to MD to face Navy

Sarah Hazard, Senior Writer

February 14, 2020

On Saturday, Feb. 8, the Bison traveled to Baltimore, Md. to take on the Loyola Greyhounds. The Bison fought hard to recover from an early deficit against Loyola, but could not complete the comeback. The final score of the game was 78-65 in favor of the Greyhounds. Despite their fight, the Bison trailed...

Men’s track and field posts strong finishes at two-day meets

Men’s track and field posts strong finishes at two-day meets

Leah Fogelsanger, Sports Co-Editor

February 7, 2020

The Bison men’s track and field team posted impressive wins this weekend at the Bison Open and Multi and the Penn State National Open. Both meets were two-day events in which the team was split, with one group traveling to State College, Pa. and the other staying at the University to compete. At...

Athlete of the Week: Maddie Hartigan ’22, Women’s Swimming and Diving

Athlete of the Week: Maddie Hartigan ’22, Women’s Swimming and Diving

Elise Covert, Senior Writer

February 7, 2020

For the first time since 1998, the Bison women’s Swimming and Diving team reached double-digit victories in dual meet competition this season. Their 10-1 record extends an outstanding two-year stretch, going 18-2 in dual meets (13-2 in the Patriot League) over the past two seasons. Maddie Hartigan...

Uncertainty with the 2020 Olympics

Uncertainty with the 2020 Olympics

Michael Caruso, Senior Writer

February 7, 2020

The Olympics are one of the most anticipated events in the global sports community; the 2020 games in Tokyo are fast approaching, and countries have been diligently continuing their preparations to ensure a successful outing. Yet one country which could prove anomalous this year is China. Unfortunately,...

Men’s tennis wins over Siena

Clara McCormick, Contributing Writer

February 7, 2020

On Feb. 2 in South Williamsport, Pa., the Bison men’s tennis team took on Siena College and came out with the win. Marwan Abaza ’21 was victorious in both the singles, winning 6-2, 5-7, 10-5, as well as in the doubles alongside partner Chunyu Chen ’23, winning, 7-6 (8).  Duo Micheal Owen ’2...

Men’s lacrosse starts season strong with victory over Furman

Alex Bolinger, Contributing Writer

February 7, 2020

The Bison men’s lacrosse team traveled to Durham, N.C. to face Furman University last Saturday. The Bison used a dominant first half to secure the victory over the Paladins. With a final score of 16-9, the Bison will now look to use this as a springboard to gain momentum and confidence for the rest...

Men’s and women’s swimming and diving take eight events at Navy Invitational

Sarah Hazard, Senior Writer

February 7, 2020

On Saturday, Feb. 1, the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams attended the Navy Invitational, their last meet before the Patriot League Championships. The Bison had strong performances, winning eight individual events and two relays between the men and women. Delaware, Holy Cross, Lafayette,...

Successful weekend for women’s water polo at the Bruno Classic

Holly Burns, Senior Writer

February 7, 2020

The Bison women’s water polo team traveled to Providence, R.I. this weekend to face four different opponents. The Orange and Blue faced No. 24 Marist on Saturday, Feb. 1, earning a 16-12 victory over the Red Foxes. Ally Furano ’21 scored a total of eight goals in the match, earning a single-game...

Women’s basketball maintains first place in league despite loss

Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer

February 7, 2020

The Bison women’s basketball team was handed its second Patriot League loss of the season by the Boston University Terriers, with a final score of 52-48. The Bison demonstrated a strong comeback after trailing by 15 points throughout the game. With 1:20 left in the game, the Bison took the lead,...

Men’s basketball drops back-to-back games

Brittany Willwerth, Senior Writer

February 7, 2020

On Feb. 1, the Bison men’s basketball team fought a tough battle against Boston University, ultimately falling by a score of 77-57. Avi Toomer ’20 led the team’s efforts with 16 points, while Andrew Funk ’22 and Jimmy Sotos ’21 collected 11 and 10 points, respectively. Two days later, the team...

Women’s track and field runs the distance in Lewisburg and Happy Valley

Women's track and field runs the distance in Lewisburg and Happy Valley

Kelsey O’Loughlin, Contributing Writer

February 7, 2020

The Bison women’s track and field team began the weekend in Lewisburg on a positive note, as seven athletes finished in the top seven of their respective events at the Bison Open and Multi. The throwers had a strong showing, including first-place Delia Sipe ’21. With a score of 44-2.25, this is Sipe’s...

Bison Wrestling goes 1-1 after a challenging weekend on the road

Roger Mellado, Contributing Writer

February 7, 2020

The Bison wrestling team had another action-packed weekend on the mat, taking on league opponent Franklin & Marshall in Lancaster, Pa., on Jan. 30 before heading down to Chapel Hill, N.C. to face the No. 8 North Carolina Tar Heels on Feb. 1. The team started off their weekend with a strong victory...

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