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Softball struggles to find a rhythm at Crabtree Hill Invitational

Bri Pomonis, Senior Writer

February 27, 2020

The Bison softball team faced some of their toughest competitors of the season in their second consecutive weekend in North Carolina. A stretch of wins from last week’s Campbell Invitational came to a sharp end after the Bison finished the Crabtree Hill Invitational with a 0-5 record. This brings their...

Softball sets records at Campbell Invitational

Bri Pomonis, Senior Writer

February 21, 2020

After major victories in their opening weekend, the Bison softball team traveled to North Carolina to continue their early-season success at the Campbell Invitational. The Bison boosted their season record by winning four of their five games, with Raeanne Geffert ’20 cementing herself in program history...

Softball has a 2-2 weekend to start their season

Clara McCormick, Contributing Writer

February 14, 2020

The Bison softball team traveled to Spartansburg, S.C. for their opening weekend at the Upstate Classic, which consisted of four games. From this competitive trip, the Bison left with two wins and two losses. On Friday afternoon, the Orange and Blue kicked off their season by beating Towson by...

Softball drops three-game series against Army

Maggie Wyngowski, Contributing Writer

April 25, 2019

The Bison softball team (13-2) traveled to West Point, N.Y. to take on Army in a three-game series on April 20-21. The Bison went into the series undefeated in the Patriot League, but Army took home two out of three on the weekend. Army won the first game of the series with a 4-1 victory, the Bison won...

Red-hot softball team sweeps Holy Cross on the road

Maggie Wyngowski, Contributing Writer

April 18, 2019

The Bison softball team extended its undefeated Patriot League streak after sweeping Holy Cross in a three-game series on April 13-14 in Worcester, Mass. The Orange and Blue won both games of their doubleheader on April 13 by scores of 5-0 and 1-0, as well as the last game of the series the next...

Bison softball remains unbeaten in the Patriot League after sweeping Lafayette at home

Bison softball remains unbeaten in the Patriot League after sweeping Lafayette at home

Maggie Wyngowski, Contributing Writer

April 11, 2019

The Bison softball team resumed Patriot League play at home on April 6-7 against the Lafayette Leopards. After sweeping the Leopards in a three-game series, the Bison are 9-0 in the Patriot League for the first time in program history. The Bison beat Lafayette in their doubleheader on Saturday by final...

Softball completes historic three-game sweep at Lehigh

Maggie Wyngowski, Contributing Writer

April 4, 2019

The Bison softball team swept Lehigh in a three-game conference series in Bethlehem, Pa. on March 30-31. It was the first time in Patriot League play that any team had swept Lehigh in a series of at least three games, a historic accomplishment for the Orange and Blue.   Raeanne Geffert ’20...

Athlete of the Week: Raeanne Geffert ’20, Softball

Athlete of the Week: Raeanne Geffert ’20, Softball

Leah Fogelsanger, Senior Writer

April 4, 2019

Raeanne Geffert ’20 threw a historic no-hitter against Lehigh on March 30. As a two-time All-Patriot League selection – First Team in 2018 and Second Team in 2017 – Geffert was a key reason why the Orange and Blue swept a tough Lehigh team on the weekend of March 30-31. She was named Bison Athlete...

Softball rides Gimmestad’s hot bat to sweep Colgate

Softball rides Gimmestad’s hot bat to sweep Colgate

Megan Keeney, Staff Writer

March 29, 2019

The Bison swept Colgate in a three-game series at home by scores 6-1, 10-8, and 9-1 on March 23-24. The Colgate series was the Bison’s first Patriot League series. The Bison’s overall record is now 13-15. Anna Gimmestad ’19 played phenomenally,  going 7-for-9 with nine RBIs over the weekend....

Softball goes 2-2 at the Saint Mary’s Tournament

Sarah Dimock, Staff Writer

March 21, 2019

The Bison softball team (10-15) spent their spring break playing a total of 13 games against challenging opponents in California. In their second leg of the trip, on March 15, the team kicked off the Saint Mary’s Tournament in Moraga, Calif. The Orange and Blue led off the first day with a 5-3 win...

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

Sarah Dimock, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019

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

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...

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