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Track and field posts impressive marks but misses first place finish at Patriot League Championships

Leah Fogelsanger, Sports Co-Editor

March 5, 2020

This past weekend, the Bison women’s and men’s track and field teams traveled to Bethlehem, Pa. to compete at the Patriot League Championships, hosted at Lehigh University. The men’s team posted a third-place finish, with Jeff Brown ’20 and Stefone Moore-Green ’20 having standout performances...

Women’s basketball survives nail-biter against Boston

Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer

March 5, 2020

The Bison women’s basketball team defeated the Boston University Terriers on Saturday, Feb. 29 55-53, in a game that was too close for comfort. The win tallies the team’s seventh consecutive victory, as they improved their record to 22-6 overall and 15-2 in the Patriot League. Autumn Ceppi ’21...

Swimming and diving finds success at ECAC championship

Justin Schaumberger, Sports Co-Editor

March 5, 2020

The Bison men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams traveled to Indianapolis, Md. to compete in the ECAC Championships from Feb. 28 to Mar. 1. Both teams placed well, with the men finishing in 5th place out of 23 teams and the women securing 2nd place out of 25 teams. “ECACs is an optional...

In second half comeback, Robert Morris tops women’s lacrosse

Brittany Willwerth, Senior Writer

March 5, 2020

On Saturday, Feb. 29, the Bison women’s lacrosse team traveled to Robert Morris University (RMU) to face the Colonials in a non-conference matchup. Despite taking an early lead, RMU acted on their second-half opportunities to overcome the Bison 11-8. The Orange and Blue now sit at a 2-4 overall record...

Women’s water polo splits the weekend, going 2-2

Kelsey O'Loughlin, Contributing Writer

March 5, 2020

Last weekend, the Bison women’s water polo team traveled to Ann Arbor, Mich. to compete in the Wolverine Invite. The women started the weekend on a high note with an impressive win over Iona by a score of 13-6. The 22nd-ranked Bison scored early in the first period. Ally Furano ’21 began the momentum...

Women’s tennis splits weekend 1-1 against Morgan State University and Binghamton

Leah Fogelsanger, Sports Co-Editor

March 5, 2020

The Bison women’s tennis team went 1-1 this weekend, pulling out a big 4-3 win on Friday against Morgan State University before suffering a 6-1 loss against the Binghamton Bearcats on Sunday. Their success against Morgan State earned the Bison their fifth straight win; however, the team dropped to...

Women’s lacrosse drops heartbreaker to La Salle

Women’s lacrosse drops heartbreaker to La Salle

Brittany Willwerth, Senior Writer

February 27, 2020

On  Feb. 22, the Bison women’s lacrosse team lost a tough game against the La Salle Explorers 12-11. After scoring 10 goals in the first half, the Bison battled defensively throughout the second half, ultimately allowing La Salle to come back and top the Orange and Blue. The Bison now stand at a 2-2...

Men’s and women’s tennis teams rack up victories

Justin Schaumberger, Sports Co-Editor

February 27, 2020

The Bison men’s and women’s tennis teams found success over the past weekend. The women finished 2-0, picking up wins over La Salle and Marist on Sunday, Feb. 23. Meanwhile, the men picked up wins against La Salle on Friday, Feb. 21 and the University Of Connecticut on Saturday, Feb. 22 while falling...

Bison celebrate win as Mack eclipses 1,000 career point milestone

Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer

February 27, 2020

As a team, the Bison women’s basketball team picked up a 67-56 win against the Lehigh Mountain Hawks during their home matchup this past Saturday, Feb 22. Individually, senior Ellie Mack reached her 1,000 career point milestone after making a 3-pointer late in the fourth quarter. Mack became the 26th...

Men’s and women’s swimming and diving compete hard at Patriot League Championships

Kelsey O’Loughlin, Staff Writer

February 27, 2020

On Feb. 19, the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams traveled to Annapolis, Md. for the Patriot League Championship. The women secured second place with 533 points and the men finished fourth with 342.5 points. The first day of competition for the women was successful, as they remained...

Next up for the track and field team is Patriot League Championships

Clara McCormick, Contributing Writer

February 27, 2020

The University's track and field teams competed in a tune-up in their very own Gerhard Fieldhouse this past Friday, Feb. 21.  For the men’s team, there were three athletes who finished in first place. Nicholas Marino ’21 was first in pole vault, C.J. Falcioni ’20 earned first in shot put and wei...

Softball struggles to find a rhythm at Crabtree Hill Invitational

Bri Pomonis, Senior Writer

February 27, 2020

The Bison softball team faced some of their toughest competitors of the season in their second consecutive weekend in North Carolina. A stretch of wins from last week’s Campbell Invitational came to a sharp end after the Bison finished the Crabtree Hill Invitational with a 0-5 record. This brings their...

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