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Bison crew teams take down top opponents

Elise Covert, Sports Co-Editor

April 27, 2017

The Bison men’s crew team had five boats compete at the April 22 Faunce Cup in Howard, Pa. The first varsity eight boat won the gold medal, beating Penn State, UMass, and Army. The first varsity boat for the Orange and Blue got out to an early lead, but Army slowly closed the gap throughout the ra...

Women’s rowing competes against Princeton, Penn, and Dartmouth

Charlotte O’Donnell, Staff Writer

April 28, 2016

  Racing against three tough Ivy League teams on April 23, the Bison held their own with two boats placing second and two taking home third. While the varsity eight and second varsity eight each finished fourth with times 7:17.0 and 7:40.0, respectively, the Bison were still proud of the...

Women’s rowing honors eight seniors between scrimmages

Bethany Blass, Sports Co-Editor

April 21, 2016

The women’s rowing team hosted Eastern Michigan and Canisius in Shamokin Dam, Pa. on April 16 in scrimmages. The Bison also honored their seniors during Senior Day celebrations. “Senior Day is such a mixed emotional day because we are all so proud of the work our seniors have accomplished as...

Men’s crew continues standout season

Lauren Whelan, Co-Sports Editor

April 21, 2016

The men’s crew team has been making serious strides this season, recently completing their third regatta of the 2016 season. After training all winter, the team has been seeing substantial results, particularly with the freshman eight placing second at the Knecht Cup, their most recent competition. “The...

Women’s rowing begins 2016 season at Princeton

Annie Collett, Staff Writer

March 31, 2016

Women’s rowing began their 2016 season with the Princeton Lightweights scrimmage on March 26. Instead of racing a 2,000-meter sprint like the team will in its upcoming races, the women competed in a high intensity workout against the Princeton boats. This gave the Orange and Blue an opportunity...

Early Competition Prepares First-Year Rowers for season ahead: Women’s Rowing Team sweeps third, fourth and fifth place

Early Competition Prepares First-Year Rowers for season ahead: Women’s Rowing Team sweeps third, fourth and fifth place

Emily Evancho, Managing Editor

October 9, 2014

With the fall leaves reflecting off the Susquehanna River in the early October light, six Bison boats of the women’s rowing team entered the water to compete against Drexel and Lehigh on Oct. 5. Although Drexel pulled into first and second place, three of the Orange and Blue teams captured third,...

Women's rowing team takes training trip to Miami, Fl.

January 23, 2013

Andrew Arnao Sports Editor On Jan. 4, 20 Bison women's rowers (two coxswains and 18 rowers) departed on an 11-day training trip to Miami, FL. It was far from a relaxation-only vacation. Though the temperature hovered around 80 F during the trip, the Bison were out on the water every day, doing a ...

Bison rowing dominates spring & summer

August 25, 2012

  Thomas Walter Staff writer Both the men’s and women’s rowing programs finished the spring season and entered the summer with a very successful couple of months. For the seventh consecutive year, the Orange and Blue’s women rowers won the Patriot League Championship. Head coach Stephen Kish noted ...

Rowing impresses in N.J.

April 13, 2012

By Chris McCree Sports Editor Led by a gold-medal performance by the second varsity eight boat, the women’s rowing team came away with three top-two finishes by its varsity boats at the Knecht Cup on Sunday in Cherry Hill, N.J. The Bison’s two freshmen boats also came away with a pair of top-two ...

Rowing excels at home

April 12, 2012

Alex Wagner Assistant Sports Editor The women's rowing team picked up its first-ever regular season lightweight eight win over Princeton in the Bison's only home event of the year last Saturday. The Bison varsity eight also won against Drexel. The lightweight eight boat for the Orange and Blue is ...

Rowing places eight boats in top seven

April 2, 2012

By Lindsay Regruto Senior Writer The women’s rowing team had a strong showing at the Occoquan Sprints on Sunday in Fairfax, Va. with all three varsity eight boats placing in the top seven, another varsity eight boat taking fourth in its final and a novice eight boat taking first in its finals.  “I...

Rowing opens season in N.J.

March 25, 2012

By Chris McCree Sports Editor The women’s rowing team opened up its spring season with a sixth and third place finish in two varsity races at the Murphy Cup this past Saturday. After placing first in its qualifying heat, the varsity “A” boat was 5:02.61 slower during the finals, finishing beh...

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