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Women’s basketball earns three wins at Turkey Tip-off

Megan Keeney, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018


Filed under Basketball, SPORTS

The Bison women’s basketball team competed in the Turkey Tip-off at Brown University from Nov. 23 to Nov. 25. The Bison picked up three wins, including a 77-58 win over UMass, a 77-54 win over Fairfield, and a 91-78 victory over Brown. The team improved to a record of 5-2. Against UMass, the...

Women’s basketball pulls out impressive win in home opener

Women’s basketball pulls out impressive win in home opener

Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer

November 15, 2018


Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Top Stories

The Bison women’s basketball team secured a well-deserved win against Quinnipiac in their home opener at Sojka Pavilion on Nov. 11. Setting a dominant tone, the Bison defeated the top-ranked mid-major program in the country by a final score of 75-58. Entering the 2018-19 season ranked 16th in...

Strong senior class looks to lead women’s basketball team in 2018-19

Strong senior class looks to lead women’s basketball team in 2018-19

Megan Keeney, Contributing Writer

November 8, 2018


Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Top Stories

The Bison women’s basketball team has been working hard over the past few months in preparation for the 2018-2019 season. After concluding last season with an overall record of 22-10 and finishing 15-3 in Patriot League play, the Bison are ready to make strides. In the preseason Patriot League c...

Women’s basketball secures third straight semifinal appearance

Kaelyn Long, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018


Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Women

The Bison women’s basketball team advanced to the Patriot League semifinal game after a win of 67-53 against the Holy Cross Crusaders on March 5. Kaitlyn Slagus ’19 recorded her 24th career double-double of the season, with 15 points and 13 rebounds to lead the Bison into their third straight semifinal...

Bison spoil American’s undefeated season, securing second seed

Bison spoil American’s undefeated season, securing second seed

Kaelyn Long, Staff Writer

March 1, 2018


Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Top Stories, Women

The Bison women’s basketball team came out on top 57-52 against first-place American on Feb. 24. With the roar of the crowd on its side, the Orange and Blue were able to win their 10th straight game and end American’s perfect 16-0 undefeated record in the Patriot League. Kaitlyn Slagus ’19 led...

Women’s basketball wins ninth straight

Kaelyn Long, Contributing Writer

February 22, 2018


Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Women

The Bison women’s basketball team tallied its eighth straight win on Feb. 17 after defeating Holy Cross 72-63. With the win, the team sealed a top-three seed in the Patriot League Tournament. Kaitlyn Slagus ’19 led the way for the Orange and Blue with 18 points and 10 rebounds, contributing...

Women’s basketball team extends win streak to seven games

Kaelyn Long, Contributing Writer

February 15, 2018


Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Women

The Bison women’s basketball team extended its winning streak to six games with a commanding 63-42 victory on the road against the Colgate Raiders on Feb. 10. The Bison now sit in a tie for second in the Patriot League with a record of 10-3. Both teams had a rough time finding the net in the first...

Walker leads women’s basketball to fifth straight win

Ross Lazarus, Senior Writer

February 8, 2018


Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Uncategorized, Women

The women’s basketball team dominated Lafayette on the road on Feb. 3. They scrapped the Leopards by a score of 80-57 for their fourth straight win. On the offensive end, the Bison shot 51.8 percent from the field, including 45.5 percent from beyond the 3-point line. Kate Walker ’19 led the...

Bison secure home victory over Boston, 67-57

Bison secure home victory over Boston, 67-57

Trashawna Herbert, Staff Writer

February 1, 2018


Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Top Stories, Women

The Bison women’s basketball team triumphed over conference opponent Boston University at Sojka Pavilion on Jan. 27 with a final score of 67-57. Leading scorers Kyi English ’19 and Kate Walker ’19 combined for a total of 43 points, as they led the team to victory and brought their season record...

Walker leads women’s basketball past the Crusaders

Kaelyn Long, Contributing Writer

January 25, 2018


Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Women

The women’s basketball team traveled to Worcester, Mass. on  Jan. 20 to take on Holy Cross. With a commanding 71-47 win against the Crusaders followed by another victory against Navy on Jan. 24, the team improved to a record of 12-8 overall and 6-3 in the Patriot League. With playoffs quickly approaching,...

Women’s basketball opens season with two wins

Women’s basketball opens season with two wins

Marta Considine, Senior Writer

November 16, 2017


Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Top Stories, Women

The Bison women’s basketball team began its 2017-2018 season on Nov. 10, traveling to Lawrenceville, N.J. to take on Rider University. They recovered from a 16-point deficit to win 76-71. On Nov. 12, the Bison defeated Akron University 63-52 in their home opener. The team then dropped their second...

Women’s basketball falls to Maryland 103-61, sends off inspiring senior class

Bri Pomonis, Sports Co-Editor

March 29, 2017


Filed under Basketball, SPORTS

Women’s basketball wrapped up their 2016-17 season after falling to Big Ten opponent University of Maryland in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. The 14th-seeded Bison were coming into the tournament hot off winning a highly contested Patriot League Championship title over Navy. With 27 wins thi...

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