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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Women’s basketball claims Patriot League title with overtime win over Navy

Women’s basketball claims Patriot League title with overtime win over Navy

Doug Hendry, Senior Editor

March 13, 2017

Bison to face Maryland in NCAA Tournament The ecstatic faces of the players pig-piled on the Bison logo at center court of the March 12 Patriot League Championship game told the story. Despite finishing the regular season with a 16-2 conference record and first-place finish in the Patriot Leagu...

Women’s basketball advances to league championship

Women’s basketball advances to league championship

Elise Covert, Sports Co-Editor

March 11, 2017

On March 10, the day that kicked off spring break at the University, the Bison women’s basketball team took down American University 69-57 in the Patriot League semifinals to advance to the program’s first championship game in nine years. Despite the unfortunate timing of the game, there was still ...

Women’s basketball wins thriller to advance to Patriot League semifinals

Women’s basketball wins thriller to advance to Patriot League semifinals

Michael Caruso, Staff Writer

March 9, 2017

The women’s basketball team knocked off eighth-seed Loyola (Md.) in the quarterfinals of the Patriot League Championship on March 6 by a final score of 75-72. Sune Swart ’17 led the scoring for the Orange and Blue with 20 points, while Kaitlyn Slagus ’19 knocked down two clutch free throws wi...

Bison basketball sweeps major League awards

Elise Covert, Sports Co-Editor

March 9, 2017

At the conclusion of regular season play, the Patriot League announces major individual awards and all-league honors. Bison basketball had a strikingly successful year, sweeping individual awards for Player of the Year and Coach of the Year. Nana Foulland ’18 and head coach Nathan Davis represented ...

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