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Women’s basketball sweeps competition in Puerto Rico

Women’s basketball sweeps competition in Puerto Rico

Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer

December 5, 2019

The Bison women’s basketball team traveled to the warmer weather of Guaynabo, Puerto Rico to take part in the Puerto Rico Clasico tournament during Thanksgiving break. The Orange and Blue finished 2-0, as head coach Trevor Woodruff achieved his 300th NCAA win. The Bison defeated Howard, 70-60, in their...

Swimming and diving splits weekend at Loyola

Swimming and diving splits weekend at Loyola

Holly Burns, Senior Writer

December 5, 2019

The Bison men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams faced Patriot League rival, Loyola, on Nov. 23 in Baltimore. The women’s team improved their record to 6-1 on the season with a 171-129 win, while the men’s team suffered a tough 187-108 loss to bring their record to 5-2. Emma Hadley ’20,...

Bison volleyball falls to Patriot League leader Colgate in final game

Bison volleyball falls to Patriot League leader Colgate in final game

Holly Burns, Staff Writer

November 22, 2019

On Nov. 16, the Bison volleyball team suffered a 3-1 loss to the Colgate Raiders. The Orange and Blue celebrated their Senior Day at Davis Gym prior to the game. The first set was back and forth. Despite being down by 10 points, the Orange and Blue almost came back, scoring four points in a row....

Mack sets career high as Bison comeback falls short against Quinnipiac

Mack sets career high as Bison comeback falls short against Quinnipiac

Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer

November 22, 2019

On Nov. 16, the Bison women’s basketball team came up just short against the defending MAAC champion Quinnipiac Bobcats, losing by a score of 76-69. With under two minutes remaining, the Bison initiated a comeback to cut their deficit to four points. Ellie Mack ’20 scored 21 of her career-high 33...

Cross country races in NCAA Regional Championship

Emily Doyle, Contributing Writer

November 22, 2019

On Nov. 15, the Bison cross country team participated in the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional Championship, held in Bethlehem, Pa. The women’s cross country team finished in 11th place out of 31 teams, while the men’s cross country team ranked 10th overall. The two teams each had a strong leading runner...

Women’s basketball records back to back wins

Women’s basketball records back to back wins

Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer

November 14, 2019

The Bison women’s basketball team put on a show during their home opener 71-37 win against the Monmouth Hawks on Saturday, Nov. 9 at Sojka Pavilion. This was the team’s, and new head coach Trevor Woodruff’s, first win in the 2019-20 season. Abby Kapp ’21 led the Orange and the Blue with 13 points,...

Field Hockey falls to Lafayette 1-0 in Patriot League semifinal

Holly Burns, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

On Nov. 8, the Bison field hockey team suffered a tough 1-0 loss to Lafayette in the Patriot League semifinals. Lafayette’s lone goal coming off a penalty corner with only eight minutes remaining in the game. The Leopards were awarded eight penalty corners in the game, four of which fell back-to-back....

Volleyball swept in three PL matchups

Dani Kaufman, Senior Writer

November 14, 2019

Over a five day stretch, the Orange and Blue volleyball team played a total of three games, starting with a road trip to Holy Cross, then continuing to Army, and  finishing with a home game against Navy. Despite fighting through each and every set, the Bison fell in the three matches, 3-0, 3-0 and 3-1,...

Field hockey’s 2-1 victory sends them to the postseason

Field hockey’s 2-1 victory sends them to the postseason

Holly Burns, Staff Writer

November 8, 2019

The Bison field hockey team wrapped up regular-season play on Nov. 2 with a 2-1 victory over Holy Cross. The Orange and Blue finished the regular season with a 9-8 record overall, and a 4-2 record in Patriot League play. They will be seeded third in the Patriot League tournament, the program’s 12th...

Cross country competes in Patriot League Championships

Bri Pomonis, Senior Writer

November 8, 2019

The Bison women’s and men’s cross country teams competed at the Patriot League Championships on Saturday, Nov. 2. The women took home the silver, seven points behind Boston University, while the men finished in fifth overall. Coming off of four consecutive Patriot League Championship titles, all...

Bison field hockey loses to Lafayette and Penn State

Holly Burns, Contributing Writer

October 31, 2019

The Bison field hockey team fell 2-1 against Lafayette on Saturday, Oct. 26. Both teams played strong defensively, as all goals came off of penalty corners. Lafayette scored off their first penalty corner with six minutes remaining in the first half. Their second goal of the day came six minutes into ...

Volleyball battle and fall to Lehigh and Lafayette

Sarah Hazard, Staff Writer

October 31, 2019

The Bison volleyball team traveled to Easton and Bethlehem to face the Leopards of Lafayette on Oct. 25 and the Mountain Hawks of Lehigh on Oct. 26. Despite a tough fight, the Orange and Blue fell to both teams. On Oct. 25, the Bison captured an early lead over the Leopards, winning the first set...

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