The Bucknellian

Bison volleyball faces defeat on home court

Kim Gharamani, Contributing Writer

October 20, 2016

The women’s volleyball team suffered two tough losses at home, falling 3-0 to both Army West Point and Holy Cross on Oct. 14 and Oct. 15, respectively. The game against Army West Point saw a strong a performance by Mimi Richards ’20. Unfortunately, the Bison were not able to pick themselves...

Women’s volleyball steals first league win

Women’s volleyball steals first league win

Anslee Krouch, Staff Writer

October 6, 2016

The women’s volleyball team had a nerve-wracking weekend with an unfortunate 1-3 loss to Lehigh and a shutout over Lafayette on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1, respectively. Bridgette Holland ’20 contributed to the Bison’s 1-1 weekend, performing well in both games. The Bison fell to Lehigh with the scores...

Volleyball has disappointing 0-2 weekend at PL opener

Elise Covert, Contributing Writer

September 29, 2016

The women’s volleyball team dropped its Patriot League opener 0-3 at American University on Sept. 23. They also fell 0-3 at Navy on Sept. 24. However, veteran Bison athletes Blake Buchholz ’19 and Kristen Parks ’17 led the Bison against American in kills and digs, respectively. The American...

Bison volleyball has tough 0-3 weekend

Annie Collett, Staff Writer

September 22, 2016

The Bison women’s volleyball team hosted Oakland, Buffalo, and Cornell at Davis Gym during the Bucknell Invite on Sept. 16-17. Unfortunately, the Orange and Blue fell in all three matches, losing to Cornell 0-3, Oakland 0-3, and Buffalo 2-3. The Bison moved their season record to 2-10. The...

Volleyball digs deep at Penn Invitational

Becky Chambers, Contributing Writer

September 15, 2016

The volleyball team traveled to Philadelphia to face the University of Pennsylvania, George Mason University, and Howard University during the Penn Invitational on Sept. 9–10. Despite the Bison’s 0-3 weekend, Sophie Bullard ’20 was named to the all-tournament team for her standout performance. The...

Eastley enters top-five record book for women’s volleyball

Scott Goldstein, Contributing Writer

September 8, 2016

The women’s volleyball team traveled to Pittsburgh and Moon Township, Pa., to compete in the Duquesne/Robert Morris Invitational. On Sept. 2, the Orange and Blue began their weekend’s endeavors by playing against Coppin State and Erika Eastley '17 ended the weekend with a move up on the Bison's...

Volleyball kicks off season with home tournament

Volleyball kicks off season with home tournament

Becky Chambers, Contributing Writer

September 1, 2016

The Bison stormed the volleyball court Aug. 26-27 during their season-opening tournament amid a crowd of family, friends, and students. The team played against Fairleigh Dickinson, Canisius, and East Carolina and started off the season with a 1-2 record. Play began against Fairleigh Dickinson, with...

Women’s volleyball opens season at Blue Devil Classic

Izzy Hinkley, Contributing Writer

September 2, 2015

To kick off the 2015 fall season, the women’s volleyball team traveled to Central Connecticut State University to compete in the Blue Devil Classic, the first of their three travel tournaments. The opening tournament consisted of matches against New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) on Aug. 28,...

Five-set loss for volleyball vs. Navy, takes one game against Patriot League leader American

Five-set loss for volleyball vs. Navy, takes one game against Patriot League leader American

Samantha Nguyen, Staff Writer

November 6, 2014

The volleyball team faced off against Navy and American during Homecoming Weekend. On Oct. 31, the Bison played Navy, pushing the match to five sets for the second time this season against the Mids in an eventual 3-2 loss. The next night they played undefeated American, losing 3-1. “We played...

Playoff hopes shrink with two volleyball setbacks

Addison Bliss, Contributing Writer

October 30, 2014

The volleyball team entered last weekend with a 3-6 record in the Patriot League but finished with two more losses. The Bison had a tough 3-1 loss on Oct. 24 at Holy Cross and a 3-2 defeat the next day at West Point against Army. Despite a back-and-forth final set, the Bison lost to the Crusaders by a l...

Volleyballs falls to unbeaten Lehigh, sweeps Lafayette

Ally Furbay, Contributing Writer

October 9, 2014

The volleyball team took on Lehigh in Bethlehem on Oct. 3, falling 3-0 (25-15, 25-13, and 25-20). The Mountain Hawks made few mistakes, making it hard for the Bison to keep up. However, just one day later, the Bison took down Lafayette 3-0 (25-16, 28-26, and 25-17). This was the first time the Bison...

38-36: Epic final set secures first volleyball home win

38-36: Epic final set secures first volleyball home win

Ally Furbay, Contributing Writer

September 25, 2014

Despite a 3-1 loss to Army on Sept. 19, the volleyball team clinched a 3-1 victory over Holy Cross on Sept. 20 in the first Patriot League weekend of the season for the Orange and Blue. The Bison faced Army and started off strong, winning the first set 25-14. Still, the Black Knights fought back...

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