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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...

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...

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...

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...

Women’s basketball maintains first place in league despite loss

Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer

February 7, 2020

The Bison women’s basketball team was handed its second Patriot League loss of the season by the Boston University Terriers, with a final score of 52-48. The Bison demonstrated a strong comeback after trailing by 15 points throughout the game. With 1:20 left in the game, the Bison took the lead,...

Women’s basketball comes up short against Loyola

Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer

January 30, 2020

The Bison women’s basketball team took a small step backward in the league standings after a 60-50 loss against the Loyola Greyhounds. The Bison now stand at 14-5 on the season and 7-1 in Patriot League play. Ellie Mack ’20 came out strong, finishing with 22 points, eight rebounds, three assists...

Women’s Basketball goes 6-0 after win against the Mountain Hawks

Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer

January 23, 2020

The Bison women’s basketball team is on a high with its sixth straight Patriot League victory, currently claiming sole ownership of first place in the league. The Bison have proved themselves worthy of this title after securing 10 of their wins by double digits. After a 71-50 win against the Lehigh...

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...

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...

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,...

Head women’s basketball coach Aaron Roussell to leave Bucknell after seven successful years

Patrick Dempsey, Sports Co-Editor

April 4, 2019

Head women’s basketball coach Aaron Roussell announced on April 2 that he is leaving the University to become the next women’s basketball head coach at the University of Richmond. Following a 5-25 record for the Bison in the 2011-2012 season, Roussell came in and turned the women’s basketball program...

Women’s basketball concludes historical season with a narrow loss against Florida State

Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer

March 29, 2019

The women’s basketball team departed Charlotte with their heads held high after falling just short against No. 5 Florida State, 70-67, in the first round of the NCAA Tournament at Halton Arena. The Bison entered this game drawing the highest seed for any Patriot League team in history thanks to a his...

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