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Women’s tennis starts spring season off strong with two wins

Megan Keeney, Staff Writer

February 7, 2019


Filed under SPORTS, Tennis, Women

The Bison women’s tennis team traveled to New York and defeated St. Bonaventure on Feb. 2 in a 6-1 victory. The following day, the Bison took on Siena and came out on top with a 4-3 win, starting their spring 2019 campaign with a 2-0 record.   St. Bonaventure struggled to compete with the B...

Women’s tennis concludes season at Patriot League Tournament

Bri Pomonis, Senior Writer

April 26, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Tennis, Women

The Bison women’s tennis team closed out their season on April 20 at the 2018 Patriot League Tournament at Army West Point. The fifth-seeded Bison fell to fourth-seeded Lehigh in a 4-0 sweep for the Mountain Hawks in the quarterfinals. Three of the day’s six singles contests and one of three doubles...

Women’s tennis picks up two wins and celebrates Senior Day, men’s tennis falls short

Elise Covert and Brittany Willwerth

April 19, 2018


Filed under Men, SPORTS, Tennis

The women’s tennis team defeated Mount St. Mary’s with a score of 5-2 on April 13. Continuing the momentum, the team overcame Loyola 6-1 on Senior Day on April 14. With the two wins, the Bison concluded the season 14-7 overall. In a non-conference matchup against Mount St. Mary’s, Mishi Papich...

Women’s tennis wins League opener, falls to Villanova

Anslee Krouch and Brittany Willwerth

March 29, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Tennis, Women

The Bison women’s tennis team started Patriot League play with a victory on March 24, defeating Colgate by a score of 4-2. The women then fell to Villanova in a non-league competition on March 27 with a score of 4-0. The Bison are now 10-5 on the spring season. In the matchup against Colgate,...

Men’s and women’s tennis suffer losses

Alexa Girasole, Senior Writer

February 15, 2018


Filed under Men, SPORTS, Tennis, Tennis, Women

The men’s tennis team continued their challenging early season schedule with a Feb. 11 loss to Miami, dropping their record to 1-3. The women’s tennis team had their undefeated record spoiled by Drexel on Feb. 9, but bounced back with a shutout victory over Wagner on Feb. 10, moving their record...

Women’s tennis has best start since 2005; Men’s tennis pulls first win

Alexa Girasole, Senior Writer

February 8, 2018


Filed under Men, SPORTS, Tennis, Tennis, Women

The Bison tennis teams had a clean sweep against La Salle on Feb. 3, with the women’s team defeating the Explorers 7-0 and the men’s team finishing the matchup with a 5-2 win. The women’s team has put together their best opening record since 2005. After their Feb. 3 match, they are now 3-0...

Bison tennis teams secure crucial Patriot League victories

Bison tennis teams secure crucial Patriot League victories

Brittany Willwerth, Staff Writer

April 13, 2017


Filed under Men, SPORTS, Tennis, Tennis, Top Stories, Top Stories, Women

The Bison tennis teams were back in action this past weekend, with the men facing Navy and Lafayette on April 8 and 9, respectively, while the women challenged Lafayette and Towson on April 9 and 11, respectively. First up for the men was Navy, who defeated the Orange and Blue 5-2 on April 8. In...

Bison women’s tennis hit it off at Invitational

Reagan Cerney, Staff Writer

September 29, 2016


Filed under SPORTS, Tennis

The Bison women’s tennis team looked strong and confident during the St. Joseph’s University Invitational Sept. 23-25. Five teams competed in the tournament where players were arranged according to ability in two flights for doubles and four flights for singles. The Orange and Blue had four players...

New talent leads the way for women’s tennis

Lauren Whelan, Sports Co-Editor

September 15, 2016


Filed under SPORTS, Tennis

Paige Leavy ’20 and Jill Auteri ’20 each grabbed a win for the Bison in their respective singles’ brackets, making their mark on the Bucknell Fall Invite as first-years. Leavy, who competed in Flight 3, was victorious over her Saint Francis opponent, and Auteri trumped Loyola’s competitor for...

Women’s tennis ends season with several accomplishments

Reagan Cerney, Staff Writer

April 28, 2016


Filed under SPORTS, Tennis, Women

The women’s tennis team kicked off the Patriot League Tournament by defeating Lehigh 4-2. After advancing to the semifinals, the fourth-seeded Orange and Blue fell 4-0 to Boston University to conclude their season with a record of 16-9. After defeating Lehigh in the regular season, the Bison kne...

Women’s tennis collects double-header victories with PL-opener

Reagan Cerney, Staff Writer

April 7, 2016


Filed under SPORTS, Tennis, Women

Maria Cioffi ’16 continued her domination on the court in the women’s tennis team’s continued winning streak. The Bison defeated Loyola 6-1 and Colgate 4-0 in back-t0-back matches April 2-3. The team also locked in a victory against Lehigh on April 6 with a 7-0 win. These wins bring the Orange and Blue f...

Women’s tennis falls to Villanova: Cioffi continues winning streak

Charlotte O'Donnell, Staff Writer

March 31, 2016


Filed under SPORTS, Tennis

In a competition against Villanova on March 29, the women’s tennis team suffered a tough 4-3 loss to the Wildcats. Despite their defeat, the Bison had several impressive performances in the doubles matches. The Orange and Blue continue on with a 6-5 winning record. Maria Cioffi ’16 and Michele...

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