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Women’s tennis splits the weekend with a win

Dani Kaufman, Senior Writer

February 7, 2020

At the St. Bonaventure Tennis Center last Saturday, the Bison women’s tennis team played two teams, winning one while losing the other. Chloe Zilkha ’23 led the way with crucial wins to earn the team the one win of the day against Niagara. With Niagara and the Orange and Blue tied with three points...

Bison top Loyola in shootout at home

Bison top Loyola in shootout at home

Sarah Hazard, Senior Writer

January 30, 2020

On Jan. 25, the Bucknell Bison defeated Loyola, 98-83 at home. The Greyhounds had the lead for the majority of the first half, but the Bison were able to take a 42-41 into halftime. Avi Toomer ’20, Bruce Moore ’20 and John Meeks ’21 contributed to the lead after they re-entered the game from the...

Wrestling bests Sacred Heart and Drexel

Wrestling bests Sacred Heart and Drexel

Roger Mellado, Contributing Writer

January 30, 2020

The Bison had another dominant weekend on the mat, besting league opponents Sacred Heart 36-3 and Drexel 27-2 on Sunday, Jan. 26 to improve to 6-3 on the season and 5-1 in Patriot League Play. Geo Barzona ’21 (125) started the Orange and Blue strong by winning by a tech fall against Drexel 18-3....

Athlete of the Week: Zach Hartman ’22, Wrestling

Athlete of the Week: Zach Hartman ’22, Wrestling

Elise Covert, Senior Writer

January 30, 2020

In his second year representing the Orange and Blue, Zach Hartman ’22 has surged to become one of the team’s top performers. The sophomore from Belle Vernon, Pa. was named a co-captain for the 2019-2020 season alongside senior teammate Drew Phipps ’20. It is a fitting title for Hartman; he values...

Women’s track and field tops Gulden Invitational

Leah Fogelsanger, Sports Section Co-Editor

January 30, 2020

On Jan. 25, for the second week in a row, the Bison women’s track and field team topped the competition in Gerhard Fieldhouse. Finishing ahead of Delaware, Saint Francis, Shippensburg, East Stroudsburg, Mount St. Mary’s, Bloomsburg and Johns Hopkins, the Orange and Blue captured eight titles throughout...

Men’s tennis has strong showing at NJIT

Kelsey O’Loughlin, Contributing Writer

January 30, 2020

Despite numerous injuries and illnesses, the Orange and Blue competed well this weekend against Hofstra, NJIT and Fairfield at the NJIT Tournament in Newark, N.J. The young team pulled out several individual victories. On the first day, the Bison came away with five singles victories and two doubles...

Men’s track and field scores big at Gulden Invitational

Leah Fogelsanger, Sports Co-Editor

January 30, 2020

This past weekend, the Bison men’s track and field team dominated the field against seven strong contending teams. Such teams included Shippensburg, Saint Francis (Pa.) and Johns Hopkins. With five first-place finishes overall, the Bison outscored the next closest opponent by over 80 points. The...

The future of women’s tennis

The future of women’s tennis

Michael Caruso, Senior Writer

January 30, 2020

When discussing young talent across various international sports, stars such as the Dallas Mavericks’ Luka Dončić or Paris Saint-Germain’s Kylian Mbappé are often brought up as the future of their respective sports. However, the international sports community is currently seeing young dominance...

Women make a big splash at Lehigh while men wade

Alex Bolinger, Contributing Writer

January 30, 2020

Last Saturday, the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams traveled to Lehigh University to face the Mountain Hawks, a conference rival, in their final dual meets of the season. The women’s team was able to defeat Lehigh for a historic victory, while the men were unable to overcome a tough...

Women’s basketball comes up short against Loyola

Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer

January 30, 2020

The Bison women’s basketball team took a small step backward in the league standings after a 60-50 loss against the Loyola Greyhounds. The Bison now stand at 14-5 on the season and 7-1 in Patriot League play. Ellie Mack ’20 came out strong, finishing with 22 points, eight rebounds, three assists...

Wrestling overcomes Harvard and Brown

Wrestling overcomes Harvard and Brown

Brittany Willwerth, Senior Writer

January 23, 2020

On Jan. 18 in front of a crowd in Davis gym, the Bison wrestling team utilized a late burst of momentum to top the Harvard Crimson, 26-12. Just the next day, the team faced Brown, defeating the team 31-3. With their most recent successes, the team’s record moved to 4-3 overall and 3-1 in EIWA. Zach...

Men’s basketball topples Lehigh & gives Colgate a challenge in PL play

Men’s basketball topples Lehigh & gives Colgate a challenge in PL play

Sarah Hazard, Senior Writer

January 23, 2020

The last several days have been hectic for the Bison men’s basketball team, as they faced two tough Patriot League opponents within a span of three days. The Bison demolished Lehigh on Jan. 18 before having a quick turnaround to play Colgate only two days later, which resulted in a loss. The Bison...

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