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Wind and rain slows down Bison runners at Mid-Atlantic Regional meet

Dani Kaufman, Senior Writer

November 15, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Cross Country, SPORTS

On another cold and rainy day, the Bison women’s and men’s cross country teams raced in the Mid-Atlantic Regional cross country meet at Penn State on Nov. 9. Overall, the women’s team finished eighth among 30 teams while the men’s team finished 12th out of 24 teams. The women’s cross country...

Women’s cross country captures fourth straight Patriot League Championship

Women’s cross country captures fourth straight Patriot League Championship

Brittany Willwerth, Sports Co-Editor

November 1, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Cross Country, SPORTS, Top Stories

Faced with difficult rainy conditions, the Bison women’s cross country team earned their fourth straight Patriot League Championship title on Oct. 27, earning a total of 33 points, 40 points ahead of second-place Lehigh University. Colleen Buckley ’19 won the women’s race, pacing the Bison to...

Bison Tune Up preps cross-country for Patriot League Championship Meet

Bison Tune Up preps cross-country for Patriot League Championship Meet

Dani Kaufman, Senior Writer

October 25, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Cross Country, SPORTS

The Bison cross country team competed in the Bison Tune Up on Oct. 19, their final home meet of the regular season. With the women collecting two first-place finishes and the men collecting one second place finish, both teams are determined to bring this momentum into the Patriot League Championships...

Cross country runners speed through Gettysburg Invitational and Penn State National Open

Dani Kaufman, Senior Writer

October 19, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Cross Country, SPORTS

The Bison men’s and women’s cross country teams sent runners to compete in the Penn State National Open on Oct. 12, with both teams finishing in 20th place. On Oct. 13, the men’s and women’s teams also sent eight and 15 runners, respectively, to compete in the Gettysburg Invitational. The...

Cross country paces tough competition at Coast-to-Coast battle

Dani Kaufman, Staff Writer

September 27, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Cross Country, SPORTS

Both the Bison men’s and women’s cross country teams traveled to Franklin Park in Jamaica Plain, Mass., on Sept. 21 to compete at the Coast-to-Coast Battle in Beantown, hosted by Boston College. In a field composed of numerous nationally ranked college teams, both teams struggled to make an impact...

Men’s cross country dominates in Detroit, women battle despite injuries

Dani Kauffman, Staff Writer

September 13, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Cross Country, SPORTS

The Bison men’s cross country team dominated at the Detroit Mercy Invitational, earning the victory by a margin of 27 points on Sept. 8. The Bison had five runners place in the top 13, and also had those same five place among the top 10 scored runners. The men’s team competed in a four mile ...

Cross country hosts the Bison Open to kickoff the season

Zakee Willis, Contributing Writer

September 6, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Cross Country, SPORTS

Both the Bison men’s and women’s cross country teams opened their season on Aug. 31 in the Bison Open. Facing tough weather conditions, both teams overcame adversity and displayed strong performances.  On the men’s side, competing in a field of 130 runners, Connor McMenamin ’21 and Jacob Stupak ’2...

Cross country runs in mid-Atlantic regionals; Bendzinski qualifies for NCAAs

Lauren Whelan, Sports Co-Editor

November 16, 2017


Filed under Cross Country, SPORTS, Women

Both the men’s and women’s cross country teams traveled to compete in the Mid-Atlantic Regional Championships this past weekend, with both teams finishing in impressive placements. The women’s team finished in eighth place overall, with the men’s team also finishing in eighth. Most notably,...

Bendzinski, Bordash lead cross country

Trashawna Herbert, Contributing Writer

September 28, 2017


Filed under Cross Country, Cross Country, Men, SPORTS, Women

Both the men’s and women’s cross country teams raced top competition at the Panorama Farms Invitational on Sept. 23. The Bison women competed against 10 other teams, while the men were one of 10 teams to compete. On the men’s side the Bison finished seventh out of 10 teams with a total of...

Bison cross country proves talent against top competition

Ross Lazarus, Staff Writer

September 14, 2017


Filed under Cross Country, Cross Country, SPORTS

Following their success at the Bison Open last weekend, the Bison men’s cross country team had another strong performance at the Spiked Shoe Invitational at Penn State in University Park, Pa. on Sept. 8. Fifty-seven runners from Syracuse, Penn State, Georgetown, and Edinboro all raced against the...

Scott advances to NCAA Championships after women’s cross country places sixth

Anslee Krouch, Senior Writer

November 17, 2016


Filed under Cross Country, SPORTS

The women’s cross country team competed in the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional Championships on Nov. 11 at Penn State. The Bison finished in sixth place out of 28 teams and were the Patriot League’s top finisher. Kate Scott ’17 led the Bison, placing ninth among the 198 runners, and claimed an automatic...

Women’s cross country defends championship title

Women’s cross country defends championship title

Lauren Whelan, Sports Co-Editor

November 3, 2016


Filed under Cross Country, SPORTS, Top Stories, Top Stories

Making it the second consecutive year, the women’s cross country team placed first in the Patriot League Championships on Oct. 29, topping fellow league competitors. Christine Bendzinski ’18 led the way by taking the individual title with a time of 21:07 minutes, becoming the fourth runner...

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