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A balanced attack propels women’s water polo to an undefeated weekend

Kelsey O’Loughlin, Contributing Writer

February 21, 2020

The Bison women’s water polo team traveled to Erie, Pa. on Feb. 15-16 to attend the Mercyhurst Invite. The Orange and Blue began their performance on a positive note, going 2-0 on the first day. The day began with a 14-6 win over Gannon. Ally Furano ’21 scored the first goal for the Bison within...

Softball sets records at Campbell Invitational

Bri Pomonis, Senior Writer

February 21, 2020

After major victories in their opening weekend, the Bison softball team traveled to North Carolina to continue their early-season success at the Campbell Invitational. The Bison boosted their season record by winning four of their five games, with Raeanne Geffert ’20 cementing herself in program history...

Women’s basketball survives buzzer-beater against the Eagles

Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer

February 21, 2020

On Feb. 15, the Bison women’s basketball team played American University, beating the Eagles 60-57. Autumn Ceppi ’21 was the spark the Bison needed to earn its win, contributing a career-high 20 points to help the Bison survive this suspenseful game. The Bison now sit at 11-2 in Patriot League play...

Women’s lacrosse falls to Hofstra

Brittany Willwerth, Senior Writer

February 21, 2020

On Feb. 15, the Bison women’s lacrosse team traveled to Hempstead, N.Y. to take on Hofstra University at James M. Shuart Field. In their third game of the season, the Orange and Blue fell to the Pride 18-5, shifting their overall record to 2-1. In the first half, the Bison found themselves trailing...

Men’s and women’s track and field inch toward the Patriot League Championships

Clara McCormick, Contributing Writer

February 21, 2020

On Friday and Saturday, the Bison women’s and men’s track teams competed in the Doug Raymond Invitational in Kent, Ohio – one of their final tune-ups before the Patriot League Championships. On the women’s team, Bison Katie Salisbury ’20 had a very successful weekend, setting her personal...

Water Polo keeps rolling at Bucknell Invitational

Water Polo keeps rolling at Bucknell Invitational

Justin Schaumberger, Sports Co-Editor

February 14, 2020

The Bison women’s water polo team kept rolling as they picked up two big wins at the Bucknell Invitational. They knocked off Salem 14-10 on Feb. 7 and St. Francis (Brooklyn) 17-4 on Feb. 8. The Orange and Blue were not able to keep their unbeaten streak, however, as they fell in the finale to 20th...

Women’s lacrosse opens the season with a victory

Brittany Willwerth, Senior Writer

February 14, 2020

On Feb. 8, in their first game of the 2020 season, the Bison women’s lacrosse team topped Sacred Heart University, 18-9. In their first game under the leadership of newly hired head coach Jackie Dando, the Orange and Blue were led by Eve Calabria ’21, who racked up seven points on four goals and...

Women’s tennis tallies consecutive wins against Wagner and Saint Francis

Bri Pomonis, Senior Writer

February 14, 2020

In their second weekend of the season, women’s tennis improved to a 3-2 record with back-to-back wins against Wagner College and Saint Francis University. Last Friday’s match against Wagner consisted of firsts of the season for several players, resulting in an astonishing 7-0 win. Daniela...

Softball has a 2-2 weekend to start their season

Clara McCormick, Contributing Writer

February 14, 2020

The Bison softball team traveled to Spartansburg, S.C. for their opening weekend at the Upstate Classic, which consisted of four games. From this competitive trip, the Bison left with two wins and two losses. On Friday afternoon, the Orange and Blue kicked off their season by beating Towson by...

Track and field records solid performance at Sykes & Sabock Challenge

Dani Kaufman, Senior Writer

February 14, 2020

On Feb. 8, the Bison men’s and women’s track and field teams showcased strong performances at the Sykes & Sabock Challenge at Penn State. Several athletes qualified for the IC4A and ECAC. One male standout was Jeff Brown ’20, who was runner-up in the 60-meter dash with a time of 6.85. Brown...

Second time’s the charm: Bison defeat the Greyhounds 66-42

Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer

February 14, 2020

Refusing to let their previous loss against the Loyola Greyhounds determine their fate the second time around, the Bison earned a 66-42 victory on Saturday, Feb. 8, after outscoring the Greyhounds 17-4 in the first quarter. Ellie Mack ’20 scored a game-high 18 points, while Ally Johnson ’21 tied h...

Men’s and women’s swimming and diving take eight events at Navy Invitational

Sarah Hazard, Senior Writer

February 7, 2020

On Saturday, Feb. 1, the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams attended the Navy Invitational, their last meet before the Patriot League Championships. The Bison had strong performances, winning eight individual events and two relays between the men and women. Delaware, Holy Cross, Lafayette,...

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