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Cross country races in NCAA Regional Championship

Emily Doyle, Contributing Writer

November 22, 2019

On Nov. 15, the Bison cross country team participated in the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional Championship, held in Bethlehem, Pa. The women’s cross country team finished in 11th place out of 31 teams, while the men’s cross country team ranked 10th overall. The two teams each had a strong leading runner...

Cross country competes in Patriot League Championships

Bri Pomonis, Senior Writer

November 8, 2019

The Bison women’s and men’s cross country teams competed at the Patriot League Championships on Saturday, Nov. 2. The women took home the silver, seven points behind Boston University, while the men finished in fifth overall. Coming off of four consecutive Patriot League Championship titles, all...

Cross Country teams run in the 46th Annual Paul Short Invite

Emily Doyle, Staff Writer

October 10, 2019

This past weekend, the Orange and Blue cross country teams competed in Paul Short Invite hosted by Lehigh University on Oct. 5. The men’s cross country team came in 20th overall while the women’s team came in 31st. On the men’s side, the Bison ran a strong race this past weekend, despite resting...

Women’s cross country places 4th, men’s team shows improvement

Sarah Hazard, Contributing Writer

September 12, 2019

On Sept. 7, the Bison women’s and men’s cross country teams traveled to Hamilton, N.Y. to compete in the Harry Lang Invite. Despite both the men’s and women’s teams withholding certain runners from competing in order to preserve peak performances, the teams nonetheless displayed strong showings. On...

Cross country begins season with a strong start

Emily Doyle, Contributing Writer

September 5, 2019

The Bison men’s and women’s cross country teams opened their 2019-2020 season at the Pitt Panther Opener on Aug. 30. Both the Orange and Blue women’s and men’s teams came in second place overall. On the women’s side, it was a great start to the season, with Ashley Blair ’21 winning the...

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

Dani Kaufman, Senior Writer

November 15, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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