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Athlete of the Week: Rade Joksimovic ‘20, Water Polo

Athlete of the Week: Rade Joksimovic ‘20, Water Polo

Leah Fogelsanger, Contributing Writer

September 20, 2018


Filed under Bison Athlete of the Week, SPORTS

Success is no stranger to Rade Joksimovic ’20; the junior attacker for the Bison men’s water polo team has already collected multiple awards and accumulated 72 points at this point in the 2018 season. Over the past weekend set of games, Joksimovic hit a major milestone in his career. He is now...

Beyond the Bison: Suspect charged in murder of champion Iowa State golfer

Beyond the Bison: Suspect charged in murder of champion Iowa State golfer

Bri Pomonis, Senior Writer

September 20, 2018


Filed under Beyond the Bison, SPORTS

A homeless man has been charged with first-degree murder of Iowa State University student, Celia Barquín Arozamena, who was a champion golfer and the university’s Female Athlete of the Year. Police found the body of 22 year-old Spain native on Sept. 17 in a golf course pond with multiple...

Field hockey beats Colgate, falls to Syracuse

Anna Carroll, Contributing Writer

September 20, 2018


Filed under Field Hockey, SPORTS, Women

The Bison field hockey team battled two tough opponents on Sept. 15 and 16, coming out with a 1-1 record. On Sept 15. the Bison defeated Colgate on the road with a 6-0 shutout. The team then fell to No. 12 Syracuse, 3-0, on Sept. 16. Their overall record improved to 4-3 overall, and 1-0 in Patriot...

Volleyball drops both games in Zips Invitational

Kaelyn Long, Staff Writer

September 20, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Volleyball, Women

The Bison volleyball team battled hard but went 0-2 at the Zips Invitational on Sept. 15 in Akron, Ohio. The Orange and Blue faced Toledo and Akron, representing a high level of play from the Mid-American Conference, and fell by scores of 3-2 and 3-0, respectively. However, Blake Buchholz ’19 was...

Men’s soccer earns 1-1 draw against Saint Peter’s

Men’s soccer earns 1-1 draw against Saint Peter’s

Stephen Olick-Sutphen, Contributing Writer

September 20, 2018


Filed under Men, Soccer, SPORTS

The Bison men’s soccer team overcame a one-goal halftime deficit to earn a hard-fought draw against Saint Peter’s on Sept. 15. The Bison conceded a goal 25 minutes in, but Tyler Peterson ’19 scored a crucial penalty kick in the 68th minute that proved vital in their 1-1 draw. The Orange and...

Women’s soccer falls in conference opener

Women’s soccer falls in conference opener

Sarah Dimock, Contributing Writer

September 20, 2018


Filed under Soccer, SPORTS, Women

The Orange and Blue hosted the Lafayette Leopards on Sept. 15 for both teams’ first Patriot League game of the season. After a tough battle in which the Bison outshot their opponent 16-6, the Bison fell to Lafayette 2-0 at Emmitt Field. The Bison have had a tough season so far, holding a 2-6-1...

Football drops game against Penn on the road

Zakee Willis, Contributing Writer

September 19, 2018


Filed under Football, SPORTS

The Bison football team fell to the University of Pennsylvania, 34-17, on Sept. 15. This dropped their season record to 0-3 for the year. On the road, the Quakers jumped to a quick 17-0 lead in the first quarter. In the second quarter, Chanse Riley ’19 recovered a forced fumble at Penn’s 32-yard...

Beyond the Bison: Williams’ passionate self-defense costs tennis star 24th Grand Slam title

Beyond the Bison: Williams’ passionate self-defense costs tennis star 24th Grand Slam title

Bri Pomonis, Senior Writer

September 13, 2018


Filed under Beyond the Bison, SPORTS, Top Stories

The 2018 U.S. Open women’s final ended in what may be one of the most memorable moments in sports for the year. Heated exchanges between umpire Carlos Ramos and Serena Williams cost the tennis star a game loss and fines amounting to $17,000. Williams’ opponent, 20-year-old Naomi Osaka, became the...

Athlete of the Week: Alex Pechin ‘20, Football

Athlete of the Week: Alex Pechin ‘20, Football

Leah Fogelsanger, Contributing Writer

September 13, 2018


Filed under Bison Athlete of the Week, SPORTS

Alex Pechin ’20 is in his final season for the Orange and Blue as the football team’s punter/kicker. Pechin is a highly-decorated senior on and off the field, with several school records and numerous academic accolades: he holds the record for highest career punting average, the sixth- and ninth-longest...

Football drops second straight to start the season

Football drops second straight to start the season

Zakee Willis, Contributing Writer

September 13, 2018


Filed under Football, SPORTS

The football team squared off against Sacred Heart University at Christy Mathewson-Memorial Stadium on Sept. 8, falling by a score of 30-14. Sept. 8 was also Hero Appreciation Day at the stadium, as the Orange and Blue paid tribute to military veterans, active duty servicemen and women, Gold St...

Men’s cross country dominates in Detroit, women battle despite injuries

Dani Kauffman, Staff Writer

September 13, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Cross Country, SPORTS

The Bison men’s cross country team dominated at the Detroit Mercy Invitational, earning the victory by a margin of 27 points on Sept. 8. The Bison had five runners place in the top 13, and also had those same five place among the top 10 scored runners. The men’s team competed in a four mile ...

Volleyball met with challenges at the Hartford Invitational

Alexa Girasole, Senior Writer

September 13, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Volleyball, Women

The Bison volleyball team won one match and lost two this past weekend at the Hartford Invitational, bringing their overall record to 5-4. During the first match, the Bison played a clean 3-0 sweep over Niagara University. In the opening match, Sophie Bullard ’20 and Bridgette Holland ’20 combined f...

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