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Volleyball falls to Holy Cross and Colgate

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

October 5, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Volleyball doubles 2016 win total

Volleyball doubles 2016 win total

Elise Covert and Alexa Girasole

October 19, 2017

The Bison volleyball team dropped a four-set match to Patriot League favorites American on Oct. 13, 3-1, before rallying to beat Holy Cross in a five-set thriller on Oct. 14. With the weekend split, the Orange and Blue move to 10-10 overall and 4-4 in the Patriot League, ranking fifth in the league....

Bison volleyball defeats Colgate for the first time since 2010

Bison volleyball defeats Colgate for the first time since 2010

Alexa Girasole, Staff Writer

September 28, 2017

The Bison volleyball team fell short to Army Friday, Sept. 22, but defeated Colgate on Sept. 23 for the first time since 2010. Their record moved to 7-7 on the season, and 1-1 in the Patriot League. The Orange and Blue opened Patriot League play with a 0-3 loss to Army in Davis Gym. The first set...

Women’s volleyball team closes season with two 0-3 losses

Curt Bliamptis, Senior Writer

November 17, 2016

The women's volleyball team’s season has finally come to an end after the two games on Nov. 11 and 12. On Nov. 11, the Orange and Blue were defeated 0-3 by Holy Cross, and on Nov. 12 they suffered another 0-3 loss to Army West Point. The Bison have now dropped to 5-23 overall and 3-13 in the conference. Despite...

Loss to Loyola concludes volleyball’s home matches

Anslee Krouch, Staff Writer

November 10, 2016

The women’s volleyball team closed its season of home matches on Nov. 4 with a tough 1-3 loss to Loyola. Despite the disappointing loss to a conference opponent, the Orange and Blue have two more regular season matches left in their schedule. Loyola defeated the Bison by scores of 25-15, 22-25,...

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