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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...

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 28, 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...

Women’s basketball claims PL Championship title and NCAA Bid

Women’s basketball claims PL Championship title and NCAA Bid

Kaelyn Long, Staff Writer

March 21, 2019

The Bison women’s basketball team will be going dancing as they captured the 2019 Patriot League Championship title with a win against American University on March 17 at Sojka Pavilion. The top-seeded Bison claimed their victory with a 66-54 win against the No. 2 Eagles. The team enters the NCAA...

Women’s basketball comes up short in final seconds at Holy Cross, defeats Navy

Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer

February 28, 2019

The Bison women’s basketball team lost against the Holy Cross Crusaders on Feb. 23 at the Hart Center in Worcester, Mass. This loss ended the Bison’s 12-game winning streak. Despite the defeat, the Bison seniors logged career milestones with Kyi English ’19 hitting the 1,000th point mark and Kaitlyn...

Women’s basketball ties program-record 12-game winning streak

Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer

February 21, 2019

The women’s basketball team came out with a spark to win its 11th straight game in a 76-58 victory over the Colgate Raiders on Feb. 16. The team then tied the program record for consecutive wins with their 12th straight in an 87-55 win over Loyola on Feb. 20. With the win against Colgate, the Bison...

Athlete of the Week: Kate Walker ’19, Women’s Basketball

Athlete of the Week: Kate Walker ’19, Women’s Basketball

Leah Fogelsanger, Senior Writer

February 21, 2019

With only four games left in regular season play, the Bison women’s basketball team is determined to finish out the season with another chance at a Patriot League Championship. Kate Walker ’19 stands out as a major influence, guiding the team to a current record of 22-4 and a 12 game winning...

Women’s basketball senior class achieves dominant title, Walker scores 1,000th point

Women’s basketball senior class achieves dominant title, Walker scores 1,000th point

Kaelyn Long , Senior Writer

February 14, 2019

The Bison women’s basketball team cruised past the Lafayette Leopards on Feb. 9, winning by a final score of 75-43 in front of a large home crowd at Sojka Pavilion. They added a 73-68 victory at Lehigh on Feb. 13 to maintain first place in the Patriot League. The Bison’s ninth and tenth straight...

Women’s basketball builds on momentum, gets revenge on BU 62-58

Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer

February 7, 2019

The Bison women’s basketball team extended their win streak to eight games after gaining revenge with a 62-58 road win against the Boston University Terriers on Feb. 2, improving their Patriot League record to 9-1. The Terriers delivered the Bison’s only Patriot League loss of the season thus far...

Women’s basketball wins back and forth battle with Holy Cross

Women’s basketball wins back and forth battle with Holy Cross

Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer

January 31, 2019

After a back and forth battle with 11 different lead changes, the Bison women’s basketball team came out victorious against the Holy Cross Crusaders, 75-71, on Jan. 26. Head coach Aaron Roussell, who is in his 15th season, also celebrated his 300th career win. With this victory at Sojka Pavilion,...

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