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

Patrick Dempsey, Sports Co-Editor

April 4, 2019


Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Women

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


Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Uncategorized, Women

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


Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Top Stories, Women

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


Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Women

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


Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Top Stories, Women

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


Filed under Basketball, Bison Athlete of the Week, SPORTS, Women

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


Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Women

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


Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Women

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


Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Women

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,...

Women’s basketball handles Colgate on the road, 90-62

Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer

January 24, 2019


Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Women

The women’s basketball team traveled through the snow to Hamilton, N.Y. to take on the Colgate Raiders on Jan. 19. The team dominated on the road with a final score of 90-62. Six members of the Orange and Blue finished the game with double digits in scoring. Ellie Mack ’20 led with 19 points...

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...

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