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Volleyball finishes season with a victory

Volleyball finishes season with a victory

Anna Carroll, Staff Writer

November 15, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Volleyball

The volleyball team wrapped up its season last weekend with two tough Patriot League matchups against Army West Point and Loyola Maryland. The Bison fell short to Army in a 3-1 loss on Nov. 9, but they bounced back on Nov. 10 to overcome the Greyhounds 3-2, ending the season on a high note. In...

Volleyball avenges Lehigh loss with a win against Lafayette

Sarah Dimock, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Volleyball

The Bison volleyball team traveled to Lehigh on Nov. 2 to take on the Mountain Hawks. Despite numerous strong performances, the Mountain Hawks swept the match with the same three scores, 25-21, in all three sets. The Orange and Blue then went on to defeat Lafayette for the second time this season...

Volleyball continues tough season with two losses

Volleyball continues tough season with two losses

Alexa Girasole, Senior Writer

November 1, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Volleyball

The women’s volleyball team dropped league matches to Colgate on Oct. 26 and Holy Cross on Oct. 27. The Bison fell to the Raiders in three straight sets, 25-16, 30-28, and 25-18. The next day, the Orange and Blue fell to the Crusaders in four sets, 25-22, 25-21, 11-25, and 25-13. In the match against...

Volleyball falls twice over the weekend

Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer

October 19, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Volleyball

The Bison women’s volleyball team faced the Loyola Greyhounds and the Army Black Knights on Oct. 13-14. On Oct. 13, the Bison lost 3-1 to Loyola, and fell to Army 3-2 the next day. Following this weekend’s performance, the Orange and Blue dropped to 6-13 overall and 1-7 in the Patriot League. The...

Volleyball falls to Holy Cross and Colgate

Alexa Girasole and Brittany Willwerth, Senior Writer and Sports Co-Editor

October 5, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Volleyball

The Bison women’s volleyball team took to the road to face Holy Cross and Colgate in two conference matches this past weekend. After suffering two straight 0-3 losses, the Bison now stand 5-9 overall and 0-3 in the Patriot League. The Bison played Holy Cross on Sept. 28. Sophie Bullard ’20...

Volleyball drops two in opening league weekend

Volleyball drops two in opening league weekend

Kaelyn Long, Staff Writer

September 27, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Volleyball

The Bison women’s volleyball team went 0-2 in its first home weekend of Patriot League play. With Davis Gym packed with Bison fans, the Orange and Blue competed against Navy and American, teams ranked third and first, respectively, in the Patriot League Preseason Poll. After two losses, the Bison’s...

Volleyball drops both games in Zips Invitational

Kaelyn Long, Staff Writer

September 20, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Volleyball, Women

The Bison volleyball team battled hard but went 0-2 at the Zips Invitational on Sept. 15 in Akron, Ohio. The Orange and Blue faced Toledo and Akron, representing a high level of play from the Mid-American Conference, and fell by scores of 3-2 and 3-0, respectively. However, Blake Buchholz ’19 was...

Volleyball met with challenges at the Hartford Invitational

Alexa Girasole, Senior Writer

September 13, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Volleyball, Women

The Bison volleyball team won one match and lost two this past weekend at the Hartford Invitational, bringing their overall record to 5-4. During the first match, the Bison played a clean 3-0 sweep over Niagara University. In the opening match, Sophie Bullard ’20 and Bridgette Holland ’20 combined f...

Volleyball goes 2-1 at Terrier Invitational

Kaelyn Long and Brittany Willwerth, Staff Writer, Sports Co-Editor

September 6, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Volleyball

The Bison volleyball team went 2-1 during its first away trip this past weekend in Brooklyn Heights, N.Y. at the St. Francis Brooklyn Terrier Invitational. The Bison swept Delaware State 3-0, fell to Cal State Fullerton 3-0, but came back strong with a 3-1 win against NJIT. The team currently holds a ...

Volleyball starts season on a positive note

Volleyball starts season on a positive note

Alexa Girasole, Senior Writer

August 30, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Volleyball

The Bison volleyball team had a successful first weekend, finishing 2-1 at the Bucknell Invitational on Aug. 24-25. Mimi Richards ’20 was named the first Bison Athlete of the Week of the 2018 fall season. She averaged 9.7 kills and 7.3 blocks across the weekend’s three matches. Richards and Alexa...

Volleyball finishes season with 14-win record

November 16, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, Volleyball, Women

Alexa Girasole, Senior Writer The Bison volleyball team beat Holy Cross in an exciting five-set game on Nov. 10, but fell short to last year’s Patriot League Champions, American, on Nov. 12 in the final two games of the season. The team’s final record improved to 14-14 overall and 8-8 in...

Volleyball struggles against Colgate, Army

Alexa Girasole, Staff Writer

October 26, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, Volleyball, Women

The Bison volleyball team’s record fell below .500, dropping against Colgate on Oct. 20 and Army West Point on Oct. 21. Their record is now 10-12 overall, 4-6 in the Patriot League. The Orange and Blue fought hard against the Raiders, but couldn’t pull out a win against the fifth-ranked team in...

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