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Men and women’s track teams claim first place in Bucknell Team Challenge

Men and women’s track teams claim first place in Bucknell Team Challenge

Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer

April 25, 2019

The men’s and women’s track teams competed in the Bucknell Team Challenge on April 20, a home meet against Binghamton, Bloomsburg, Lock Haven, Mansfield, Penn State, St. Francis (PA), and University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC.) The men’s track and field team claimed first place, finishing...

Women’s golf places 5th in Patriot League Championship Tournament

Chris Kehoe, Contributing Writer

April 25, 2019

After American Professional Golfer Tiger Woods’ stunning victory at the 2019 Masters Tournament, the Bison women’s golf team hoped to provide their own underdog story at the Patriot League Championship, hosted by Richmond at Independence Golf Club in Midlothian, Va. on April 20-21. Despite a great...

Women’s lacrosse falls 13-10 to Lehigh

Anna Carroll, Senior Writer

April 25, 2019

The Bison women’s lacrosse team (4-12) celebrated its seniors on April 20 in their last home game of the season against Lehigh. Seniors Jamie DeWitt, Callie DeWitt, and Audrey Walsh were celebrated before the game. The Bison fell 13-10 in their second to last Patriot League game of the season, moving...

Softball drops three-game series against Army

Maggie Wyngowski, Contributing Writer

April 25, 2019

The Bison softball team (13-2) traveled to West Point, N.Y. to take on Army in a three-game series on April 20-21. The Bison went into the series undefeated in the Patriot League, but Army took home two out of three on the weekend. Army won the first game of the series with a 4-1 victory, the Bison won...

Women’s water polo finishes regular season 23-11

Women’s water polo finishes regular season 23-11

Patrick Dempsey, Sports Co-Editor

April 18, 2019

In its last three regular season games, the No. 18 Bison women’s water polo team (23-11) faced Saint Francis, Michigan, and Princeton on April 13-14 at Kinney Natatorium. The team beat Saint Francis for the second time this season with a final score of 12-5, but dropped games against No. 6 Michigan...

Red-hot softball team sweeps Holy Cross on the road

Maggie Wyngowski, Contributing Writer

April 18, 2019

The Bison softball team extended its undefeated Patriot League streak after sweeping Holy Cross in a three-game series on April 13-14 in Worcester, Mass. The Orange and Blue won both games of their doubleheader on April 13 by scores of 5-0 and 1-0, as well as the last game of the series the next...

Women’s tennis finishes regular season with win against Loyola, loss to Lehigh

Megan Keeney, Staff Writer  

April 18, 2019

In its last two regular season games, the Bison women’s tennis team defeated the Loyola Greyhounds 5-2 on April 13, but unfortunately fell short against Lehigh with a 4-3 loss on April 16.   The women’s tennis team now holds an overall record of 13-6 (3-2 in the Patriot League) as...

Men’s and women’s track & field host the Bison Outdoor Classic

Dani Kaufman, Senior Writer

April 18, 2019

Many members of the Bison women’s and men’s track and field teams qualified for the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) and Intercollegiate Association of Amateur Athletes of America (IC4A) championships during the Bison Outdoor Classic on April 13-14. For the women’s team, Kaitlin Salisbury...

Women’s lacrosse loses at home to Boston University 19-7, falls to No. 10 Loyola

April 18, 2019

The Bison women’s lacrosse team (4-11) suffered a tough home loss against the Boston University Terriers by a final score of 19-7 on April 13. On April 17, the team collected another loss to No. 10 Loyola by a score of 21-1. The loss drops the team’s Patriot League record to 2-5.   The...

Bison softball remains unbeaten in the Patriot League after sweeping Lafayette at home

Bison softball remains unbeaten in the Patriot League after sweeping Lafayette at home

Maggie Wyngowski, Contributing Writer

April 11, 2019

The Bison softball team resumed Patriot League play at home on April 6-7 against the Lafayette Leopards. After sweeping the Leopards in a three-game series, the Bison are 9-0 in the Patriot League for the first time in program history. The Bison beat Lafayette in their doubleheader on Saturday by final...

Women’s tennis celebrates senior day, men’s team picks up two wins

Women’s tennis celebrates senior day, men’s team picks up two wins

Megan Keeney and Brittany Willwerth, Staff Writer and Sports Co-Editor

April 11, 2019

The Bison women’s tennis team was defeated by Navy 6-1 on April 7. Despite the Orange and Blue putting up strong fights, they were only able to tally one win on an outstanding performance by Daniela Bellini ’22. Bellini defeated Navy’s All-Patriot League player, Ansofi Wreder 6-1, 6-0 in the first...

Women’s water polo dominates in three-game competition

Anna Carroll, Senior Writer

April 11, 2019

The Bison women’s water polo team had an outstanding performance during an away tournament on April 6-7. The team went 3-0 against Brown University, George Washington University, and host team No. 14 Harvard University. The victories bumped the team’s overall record to 22-9.   The Bison...

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