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Softball impresses at Liberty Softball Challenge, finishes weekend with 3-1 record

Sarah Dimock, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019


Filed under Softball, SPORTS, Women

The Bison softball team went 3-1 in their second weekend of play at the Liberty Softball Challenge from Feb. 22-24 in Lynchburg, Va. The Orange and Blue entered the weekend with a record of 1-4 following their opening weekend, where the team went up against top-notch competition at LSU. Their overall...

Bison softball goes 1-4 against stiff competition in opening weekend at Tiger Park

Sarah Dimock, Staff Writer

February 14, 2019


Filed under Softball, SPORTS, Women

To kick off the 2019 season, the Bison softball team traveled to Louisiana State University Tiger Park to compete in the Tiger Classic from Feb. 8-10. The Bison went 1-4 against top-ranked teams over the course of three days, with their lone victory coming against Tulsa.   Coming into the...

Bison Softball secures spot in Patriot League Tournament

Alexa Girasole, Senior Writer

April 26, 2018


Filed under Softball, SPORTS, Women

The Orange and Blue secured their spot in the Patriot League Tournament after sweeping Colgate on April 21-22. They are now second in the league with a 12-3 record, only trailing Boston University in the standings. Tara Baglivo ’21 went 5-for-7 over the course of the series and 3-for-4 in game...

Softball goes 2-1 in final home series against Lehigh, ending its 40th season

Softball goes 2-1 in final home series against Lehigh, ending its 40th season

Alexa Girasole, Senior Writer

April 19, 2018


Filed under Softball, SPORTS, Women

The Orange and Blue are one spot ahead of Lehigh in second place with a 9-3 conference record. The two teams only trail Boston University in the standings. After dropping their first game of the homestand on April 13, the Bison swept the Mountain Hawks in the doubleheader on April 14. It was their...

Softball wins eighth straight game

Softball wins eighth straight game

Alexa Girasole, Senior Writer

April 12, 2018


Filed under Softball, SPORTS, Women

The Bison women’s softball team faced Lafayette in a three-game series on April 6-7, beating the Leopards in all three contests for a clean sweep. On April 6, the Orange and Blue recorded a 2-0 win at the Lafayette Softball Field. Striking out five batters and only allowing two hits, Raeanne Geffert...

Kovac breaks home run record in sweep of Crusaders

Kovac breaks home run record in sweep of Crusaders

Alexa Girasole, Senior Writer

April 5, 2018


Filed under Softball, SPORTS, Top Stories, Women

The Bison softball team swept Holy Cross in an undefeated weekend on March 31-April 1, outscoring the Crusaders 28-3 in the three games played at home. The Orange and Blue are in second place in the Patriot League with a 12-18 record overall and 4-2 in the  League. The Orange and Blue won their first...

Softball goes 1-2 during series with Army

Alexa Girasole, Senior Writer

March 29, 2018


Filed under Softball, SPORTS, Women

The softball team hosted a three-game series against Army West Point on March 24-25, marking the opening weekend of Patriot League competition. The Bison split their first day of play with Army, winning 1-0 and losing 3-6, and lost their third game against the Black Knights 0-1 the following day....

Bison softball goes 3-1 at Towson Invitational

Alexa Girasole, Senior Writer

March 8, 2018


Filed under Softball, SPORTS, Women

The Bison women’s softball team traveled to Maryland for the Towson Invitational on March 3-4, finishing 3-1 on the weekend and improving their overall record to 7-7 for the season. After the first day of competition was cancelled, the Bison took on Quinnipiac on Mar. 3, defeating the Bobcats by...

Langtry and Wolfgang awarded League honors after Seahawk Softball Classic

Alexa Girasole, Senior Writer

March 1, 2018


Filed under Softball, SPORTS

Bison softball split their weekend of play with three wins and two losses at the Seahawk Softball Classic in Wilimington N.C. on Feb. 23-25, improving their season record to 4-6. Taylor Wolfgang ’21 and Taylor Langtry ’18 earned Patriot League honors of Patriot League Rookie of the week and Pitcher...

Kovac beats RBI record on softball’s opening weekend

Alexa Girasole, Senior Writer

February 22, 2018


Filed under Softball, SPORTS

Bison softball kicked off their season Feb. 15-17, posting a 1-4 record at the Campbell Invitational. The Bison defeated the host school, Campbell, for their only win of the weekend and dropped matchups to Morehead State and Northern Kentucky. During the first tournament of her senior season,...

Softball drops three-game set against Army

Alexa Girasole, Staff Writer

April 27, 2017


Filed under Softball, SPORTS

A struggling offense led the Bison softball team to lose all three games in its series against Army on April 22-23. The team’s record moves to 23-15 overall and 6-6 in the Patriot League. They remain in the fourth and final playoff position in the Patriot League with six conference games left for...

Softball sweeps doubleheader at Robert Morris in non-league contest

Alexa Girasole, Staff Writer

April 20, 2017


Filed under Softball, SPORTS

Bison softball had a clean sweep against Robert Morris University on April 15, with one shutout win and a second close victory. With the two victories, the Bison improved their overall record to 23-10. The Bison dominated the first game of the doubleheader, winning 8-0 and sending the mercy rule i...

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