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Women’s basketball ties program-record 12-game winning streak

Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer

February 21, 2019


Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Top Stories, Women

The women’s basketball team came out with a spark to win its 11th straight game in a 76-58 victory over the Colgate Raiders on Feb. 16. The team then tied the program record for consecutive wins with their 12th straight in an 87-55 win over Loyola on Feb. 20. With the win against Colgate, the Bison...

Women’s water polo dominates Mercyhurst Invite

Anna Carroll, Senior Writer

February 21, 2019


Filed under SPORTS, Water Polo, Women

The Bison women’s water polo team traveled to Mercyhurst University to compete in the Mercyhurst Invitational held from Feb. 16-17. The Bison completed a full sweep, going 4-0 against Mercyhurst, McKendree, VMI, and Gannon. With these victories, the team improved their overall record to 10-2.   The...

Track and field with two third place finishes at League Indoor Championships

Dani Kaufman, Senior Writer

February 21, 2019


Filed under Men, SPORTS, Track & Field, Track & Field, Women

The Bison men’s and women’s track and field teams competed in the Patriot League Indoor Championships on Feb. 16-17 at the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md. Both the men’s and women’s teams placed third among tough Patriot League competition. The meet was filled with broken records – many of...

Athlete of the Week: Kate Walker ’19, Women’s Basketball

Athlete of the Week: Kate Walker ’19, Women’s Basketball

Leah Fogelsanger, Senior Writer

February 21, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Bison Athlete of the Week, SPORTS, Women

With only four games left in regular season play, the Bison women’s basketball team is determined to finish out the season with another chance at a Patriot League Championship. Kate Walker ’19 stands out as a major influence, guiding the team to a current record of 22-4 and a 12 game winning...

Bison women’s lacrosse defeated in home opener

Bison women’s lacrosse defeated in home opener

Megan Keeney, Staff Writer

February 21, 2019


Filed under Lacrosse, SPORTS, Women

The Bison women’s lacrosse team was defeated by the Hofstra Pride 13-4 during the team’s home opener on Feb. 16.   The Pride started off strong, scoring two goals within the first six minutes of play. A minute later, Bison midfielder Kate Fiore ’20 was set up by Sarah Dohler ’20 to...

Women’s basketball senior class achieves dominant title, Walker scores 1,000th point

Women’s basketball senior class achieves dominant title, Walker scores 1,000th point

Kaelyn Long , Senior Writer

February 14, 2019


Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Women

The Bison women’s basketball team cruised past the Lafayette Leopards on Feb. 9, winning by a final score of 75-43 in front of a large home crowd at Sojka Pavilion. They added a 73-68 victory at Lehigh on Feb. 13 to maintain first place in the Patriot League. The Bison’s ninth and tenth straight...

Back-to-back wins give Bison two-game Patriot League lead

Back-to-back wins give Bison two-game Patriot League lead

Justin Schaumberger, Staff Writer

February 14, 2019


Filed under Lacrosse, SPORTS, Women

The Bison men’s basketball team won two crucial league games to extend their lead atop the Patriot League to two games. The Bison dispatched Boston University on Feb. 9, winning 82-76. Then on Feb. 11, in a nationally televised game, the Bison outlasted Lehigh for a huge 87-75 win at Sojka Pavilion....

Bison Tune-Up prepares track & field for upcoming Indoor Championships

Bison Tune-Up prepares track & field for upcoming Indoor Championships

Dani Kaufman, Senior Writer

February 14, 2019


Filed under Men, SPORTS, Track & Field, Track & Field, Women

The Bison women’s and men’s track and field teams competed in the Bison Tune-Up on Feb. 8 at the Gerhard Fieldhouse. This was their final meet of the indoor season prior to the Patriot League Indoor Championships. The men’s side led the way with eight IC4A qualifiers, while the women posted...

Bison softball goes 1-4 against stiff competition in opening weekend at Tiger Park

Sarah Dimock, Staff Writer

February 14, 2019


Filed under Softball, SPORTS, Women

To kick off the 2019 season, the Bison softball team traveled to Louisiana State University Tiger Park to compete in the Tiger Classic from Feb. 8-10. The Bison went 1-4 against top-ranked teams over the course of three days, with their lone victory coming against Tulsa.   Coming into the...

Women’s water polo goes 3-1 in home opener

Brittany Willwerth, Sports Co-Editor

February 14, 2019


Filed under SPORTS, Water Polo, Women

In the Bucknell Invitational, their first home tournament of the season, the Bison women’s water polo team went 3-1 on Feb. 9-10. The Bison faced Salem, Siena, No. 18 Wagner, and La Salle, improving the team’s record to 6-2 on the season.   During the first day of competition, the Bison...

Women’s lacrosse falls to Virginia Tech in season opener

Megan Keeney, Staff Writer

February 14, 2019


Filed under Lacrosse, SPORTS, Women

The Bison women’s lacrosse team fell to the nationally-ranked No. 11 Virginia Tech Hokies by a score of 14-4 in their first game of the 2019 season on Feb. 9.   Experiencing immediate pressure by the Hokies from the first whistle, the Orange and Blue fell behind early, as Virginia Tech...

Women’s basketball builds on momentum, gets revenge on BU 62-58

Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer

February 7, 2019


Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Women

The Bison women’s basketball team extended their win streak to eight games after gaining revenge with a 62-58 road win against the Boston University Terriers on Feb. 2, improving their Patriot League record to 9-1. The Terriers delivered the Bison’s only Patriot League loss of the season thus far...

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