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Men and women’s track teams claim first place in Bucknell Team Challenge

Men and women’s track teams claim first place in Bucknell Team Challenge

Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer

April 25, 2019

The men’s and women’s track teams competed in the Bucknell Team Challenge on April 20, a home meet against Binghamton, Bloomsburg, Lock Haven, Mansfield, Penn State, St. Francis (PA), and University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC.) The men’s track and field team claimed first place, finishing...

Men’s and women’s track & field host the Bison Outdoor Classic

Dani Kaufman, Senior Writer

April 18, 2019

Many members of the Bison women’s and men’s track and field teams qualified for the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) and Intercollegiate Association of Amateur Athletes of America (IC4A) championships during the Bison Outdoor Classic on April 13-14. For the women’s team, Kaitlin Salisbury...

Men’s track team takes home second place, women take third at Colonial Relays

Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer

April 11, 2019

Out of 38 total teams competing at the Colonial Relays in Williamsburg, Va. on April 4-6, the Bison women’s track and field team placed third behind Delaware and William & Mary. On the men’s side, the team placed second out of 38 teams, just behind the host team William & Mary.   For...

Track and field with two third place finishes at League Indoor Championships

Dani Kaufman, Senior Writer

February 21, 2019

The Bison men’s and women’s track and field teams competed in the Patriot League Indoor Championships on Feb. 16-17 at the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md. Both the men’s and women’s teams placed third among tough Patriot League competition. The meet was filled with broken records – many of...

Bison Tune-Up prepares track & field for upcoming Indoor Championships

Bison Tune-Up prepares track & field for upcoming Indoor Championships

Dani Kaufman, Senior Writer

February 14, 2019

The Bison women’s and men’s track and field teams competed in the Bison Tune-Up on Feb. 8 at the Gerhard Fieldhouse. This was their final meet of the indoor season prior to the Patriot League Indoor Championships. The men’s side led the way with eight IC4A qualifiers, while the women posted...

Track and Field posts strong performances at weekend meets

Anna Carroll, Staff Writer

January 31, 2019

The men’s and women’s track and field members competed hard for two days during the Bison Open and Multi and the Penn State National Invite, both held from Jan. 25-26. The women’s team displayed several solid performances both days of the meets.   At Penn State, Kaitlyn Salisbury ’20...

Track and field dominates Gulden Invitational

Elise Covert, Print Managing Co-Editor

January 24, 2019

The Bison men’s and women’s track and field teams hosted the Gulden Invitational on Jan. 19. Both teams took first place, each in a field of four competitors after the rest of the teams could not travel due to winter weather. The men’s team won a total of 14 events and qualified for the IC4A...

Men’s and women’s track teams take home first place

Men’s and women’s track teams take home first place

Kaelyn Long, Staff Writer

April 26, 2018

The Bison track and field team hosted the Bucknell Team Challenge on April 21 at Christy Mathewson-Memorial Stadium. The men’s team finished in first place with a total of 204 points, while the women’s team also secured the top position with 212 points. On the men’s side, Reggie Harris ’19...

Bison place among elite competition at Outdoor Classic meet

Bison place among elite competition at Outdoor Classic meet

Elise Covert, Sports Co-Editor

April 19, 2018

The Bison track and field teams hosted the Bison Outdoor Classic, one of the premier meets on the East Coast, on April 14-15 at Christy Mathewson-Memorial Stadium. Competition kicked off on a beautiful Saturday before the spring chill returned to the air Sunday, but the Orange and Blue excelled in all...

Salisbury breaks 100-meter dash school record

Dani Kauffman and Brittany Willwerth

April 12, 2018

Members from both the women’s and men’s track and field teams competed in the Virginia Quad and the Loyola-Hopkins Invitational on April 6. In Virginia, the women defeated Georgetown 88-38, tied Maryland 67-67, and fell to Virginia 77-59. Meanwhile, the men earned victories over Georgetown and Maryland,...

Track and field dominant in outdoor season opening weekend

Elise Covert and Brittany Willwerth

April 5, 2018

Members of the Bison men’s and women’s track teams competed in the Raleigh Relays and the Jim Taylor Invitational on March 30 and March 31, respectively. Distance runners Christine Bendzinski ’18 and Colleen Buckley ’19 competed against top competition at the Raleigh Relays. Bendzinski won ...

Women’s track and field captures League Championship, men finish third

Women’s track and field captures League Championship, men finish third

Dani Kaufman, Staff Writer

February 23, 2018

Consistency was key to the women’s track and field team securing its second consecutive Patriot League Championship title on Feb. 18, their 18th victory in the 28-year history of the team. Colleen Buckley ’18 was the standout of the meet, earning women’s Patriot League Track Athlete of the Meet...

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