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Women’s basketball beats Navy, sets school record for wins in a season

Women’s basketball beats Navy, sets school record for wins in a season

Isabelle Hinckley, Staff Writer

March 2, 2016

The women’s basketball team defeated Navy 64-52 in Sojka Pavilion on Feb. 27. The game acted as both the final home competition of the regular season and a senior day celebration. The Orange and Blue won for the eighth straight game in a row, improving to 22-6 overall and 16-1 in the Patriot Leagu...

Klotz and DeBoer lead Bison in Boston U triumph

Bethany Blass, Sports Co-editor

February 25, 2016

Jacquie Klotz ’18 and Claire DeBoer ’17 traded off scoring efforts to bring the Bison to a 72-59 victory over Boston University. The women’s basketball team improved to 20-6 overall and 14-1 in Patriot League play after the Feb. 20 game. Kaitlyn Slagus ’19 tallied five rebounds and an impressive...

DeBoer hits 1,000 points in Bison victory over Colgate

Annie Collet, Contributing Writer

February 18, 2016

On Feb. 10, the Orange and Blue beat Lehigh in Bethlehem, Pa. with the winning score of 67-54. Jacquie Klotz ’18 took the reins of this game with her 10th recorded double-double of the season, tallying 24 points and 11 rebounds to help bring the Bison to victory. Claire DeBoer ’17 had a notable pe...

Women’s basketball tied for first in Patriot League

Bethany Blass, Sports Co-editor

February 12, 2016

Claire DeBoer ’17, Kate Walker ’19, Jacquie Klotz ’18, and Kaitlyn Slagus ’19 all posted double-figures to lead the lady Bison to a 74-64 victory over Holy Cross. The Orange and Blue’s season sweep of Holy Cross left them in a tie for first in the conference. DeBoer recorded 17 points and...

Women’s basketball breaks winning streak

Women's basketball breaks winning streak

February 5, 2016

Bison break winning streak, fall to Army Bison fall to Army 68-63 By Lauren Whelan Sports Editor Pullout Quote: “Our preseason goals include a Patriot League Championship victory, and we have every intention of reaching that.” After a stunning streak of eight consecutive Patriot Lea...

Women’s basketball goes on 8-0 winning streak

Women's basketball goes on 8-0 winning streak

Lauren Whelan, Sports Editor

January 27, 2016

For the first time in program history, the women’s basketball team has jump-started its Patriot League season with eight consecutive wins. This record shatters the previous 7-0 streak, which dates back to the success of the 1999-2000 team. The most recent victory for the Orange and Blue over Boston...

Upset of Bowling Green starts women’s basketball season

Samantha Nguyen, Staff Writer

November 20, 2014

The women’s basketball team played two games to open its 2014-15 season. The Bison traveled to play Bowling Green for the season opener on Nov. 14, the beginning of a four-game road trip. The Bison continued north to play Michigan on Nov. 16, and while they defeated Bowling Green 53-52, they fell...

Women’s basketball stopped by Army, rebounds against Loyola (Md.)

Women’s basketball stopped by Army, rebounds against Loyola (Md.)

Doug Hendry, Assistant Sports Editor

February 20, 2014

The Orange and Blue fell short 75-63 in a back-and-forth game at Christl Arena against Army on Feb. 15. They got back in the win column by trampling Loyola 70-49 at home on Feb. 19. “I think that our main focus these next few weeks is definitely our defense. We need to be able to get stops on the ...

Women’s basketball trumps Colgate, stopped by Lafayette

Women’s basketball trumps Colgate, stopped by Lafayette

Doug Hendry, Assistant Sports Editor

February 6, 2014

The women’s basketball team gained in-conference momentum after defeating Colgate 64-54 at Sojka Pavilion on Feb. 1. Four days later, the Bison’s win streak came to an end at Lafeyette with an 87-64 defeat. With six wins in their past eight games entering Feb 1., the Bison have been hard to...

Romine’s buzzer-beater gives Bison win over Army

Doug Hendry, Assistant Sports Editor

January 23, 2014

Shelby Romine’s ’14 running floater gave the Bison the 56-55 win against Army on Jan. 18 at Sojka Pavilion. The Bison then earned a 67-60 victory at Reitz Arena against Loyola (Md.) on Jan. 22. With 4.9 seconds left on the clock after an Army layup, Romine dribbled the length of the court ...

Women's basketball drops Season Opener to Pittsburgh Panthers

November 10, 2013

Thomas Walter Senior Writer The 1000th game in program history ended with the women’s basketball team dropping its season opener to Pittsburgh 66-51 in Pittsburgh. The Bison fell behind early and could not claw their way back against a tough Panthers squad. Audrey Dotson ’15 opened up her junio...

Women's basketball stuns third-seeded American

March 20, 2013

Ajan Caneda Copy Editor The women’s basketball team experienced its biggest season turnaround in program history this year, clinching the sixth seed in the Patriot League tournament and pulling off a first-round upset against third-seeded American University on March 7 before being eliminated at N...

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