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In second half comeback, Robert Morris tops women’s lacrosse

Brittany Willwerth, Senior Writer

March 5, 2020

On Saturday, Feb. 29, the Bison women’s lacrosse team traveled to Robert Morris University (RMU) to face the Colonials in a non-conference matchup. Despite taking an early lead, RMU acted on their second-half opportunities to overcome the Bison 11-8. The Orange and Blue now sit at a 2-4 overall record...

Women’s lacrosse drops heartbreaker to La Salle

Women’s lacrosse drops heartbreaker to La Salle

Brittany Willwerth, Senior Writer

February 27, 2020

On  Feb. 22, the Bison women’s lacrosse team lost a tough game against the La Salle Explorers 12-11. After scoring 10 goals in the first half, the Bison battled defensively throughout the second half, ultimately allowing La Salle to come back and top the Orange and Blue. The Bison now stand at a 2-2...

Women’s lacrosse falls to Hofstra

Brittany Willwerth, Senior Writer

February 21, 2020

On Feb. 15, the Bison women’s lacrosse team traveled to Hempstead, N.Y. to take on Hofstra University at James M. Shuart Field. In their third game of the season, the Orange and Blue fell to the Pride 18-5, shifting their overall record to 2-1. In the first half, the Bison found themselves trailing...

Women’s lacrosse opens the season with a victory

Brittany Willwerth, Senior Writer

February 14, 2020

On Feb. 8, in their first game of the 2020 season, the Bison women’s lacrosse team topped Sacred Heart University, 18-9. In their first game under the leadership of newly hired head coach Jackie Dando, the Orange and Blue were led by Eve Calabria ’21, who racked up seven points on four goals and...

Women’s lacrosse falls 13-10 to Lehigh

Anna Carroll, Senior Writer

April 25, 2019

The Bison women’s lacrosse team (4-12) celebrated its seniors on April 20 in their last home game of the season against Lehigh. Seniors Jamie DeWitt, Callie DeWitt, and Audrey Walsh were celebrated before the game. The Bison fell 13-10 in their second to last Patriot League game of the season, moving...

Women’s lacrosse loses at home to Boston University 19-7, falls to No. 10 Loyola

April 18, 2019

The Bison women’s lacrosse team (4-11) suffered a tough home loss against the Boston University Terriers by a final score of 19-7 on April 13. On April 17, the team collected another loss to No. 10 Loyola by a score of 21-1. The loss drops the team’s Patriot League record to 2-5.   The...

Women’s lacrosse falls to Holy Cross 19-13

Dani Kaufman, Senior Writer

April 11, 2019

The women’s lacrosse team traveled to Worcester, Mass. on April 6 to take on the Holy Cross Crusaders and lost a hard-fought 19-13 defeat. The loss drops the Bison to a 4-9 overall record and a 2-3 conference record.   The first half of play proved to be a back-and-forth battle. There...

Women’s lacrosse falls just short in close match at Colgate

Sarah Dimmock, Staff Writer

April 4, 2019

The Bison women’s lacrosse team traveled to Colgate University on March 30 to take on the Raiders in a Patriot League matchup. The Bison fought hard to stay in the game after trailing by five goals but ultimately fell short 12-11. The Orange and Blue move to a 4-8 record overall and a 2-2 record...

Women’s lacrosse falls to No. 14 Navy, bounces back with OT win over Lafayette

Anna Carroll, Senior Writer

March 29, 2019

The Bison women’s lacrosse team traveled to Annapolis, Md. on March 23 to face No. 14 Navy at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. The Midshipmen dominated with a 17-4 victory over the Bison in their second Patriot League game of the season. During a mid-week matchup, the Bison bounced back in a thrilling...

Women’s lacrosse beats American in Patriot League opener

Dani Kaufman, Senior Writer

March 21, 2019

The Bison women’s lacrosse team (2-6) beat the American University Eagles 11-8 at home on March 17 in their first Patriot League game of the season. Morgan Steinhacker ’21 had a hat trick, while Jamie DeWitt ’19 made 13 saves in goal.   Eve Calabria ’21 got the Bison on the board with...

Women’s lacrosse drops game to University of Albany, regains footing against Howard

Anna Carroll, Senior Writer

February 28, 2019

The Bison women’s lacrosse team took to the road on Feb. 23 to face University of Albany. Despite Eve Calabria ’21 recording a five-point day for the Bison with three goals and two assists, the UAlbany Great Danes secured the victory 18-9. The Orange and Blue rebounded with a 23-0 defeat of Howard...

Bison women’s lacrosse defeated in home opener

On Feb. 16 the women’s lacrosse team competed in their home opener against Hofstra.

Megan Keeney, Staff Writer

February 21, 2019

The Bison women’s lacrosse team was defeated by the Hofstra Pride 13-4 during the team’s home opener on Feb. 16.   The Pride started off strong, scoring two goals within the first six minutes of play. A minute later, Bison midfielder Kate Fiore ’20 was set up by Sarah Dohler ’20 to...

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