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Women’s water polo dominates Mercyhurst Invite

Anna Carroll, Senior Writer

February 21, 2019


Filed under SPORTS, Water Polo, Women

The Bison women’s water polo team traveled to Mercyhurst University to compete in the Mercyhurst Invitational held from Feb. 16-17. The Bison completed a full sweep, going 4-0 against Mercyhurst, McKendree, VMI, and Gannon. With these victories, the team improved their overall record to 10-2.   The...

Women’s water polo goes 3-1 in home opener

Brittany Willwerth, Sports Co-Editor

February 14, 2019


Filed under SPORTS, Water Polo, Women

In the Bucknell Invitational, their first home tournament of the season, the Bison women’s water polo team went 3-1 on Feb. 9-10. The Bison faced Salem, Siena, No. 18 Wagner, and La Salle, improving the team’s record to 6-2 on the season.   During the first day of competition, the Bison...

Women’s water polo opens season with 3-1 record

Anna Carroll, Senior Writer

February 7, 2019


Filed under SPORTS, Water Polo, Women

The Bison women’s water polo team opened their season at the Bruno Classic in Providence, R.I. on Feb. 2-3. Coming out strong with three wins over Siena (11-3), La Salle (16-6), and Marist (11-7), the team set a positive tone for their first tournament of the season, earning head coach John McBride...

Athlete of the Week: Ally Furano ’21, Women’s Water Polo

Athlete of the Week: Ally Furano ’21, Women’s Water Polo

Leah Fogelsanger, Senior Writer

February 7, 2019


Filed under Bison Athlete of the Week, SPORTS, Water Polo, Women

The women’s water polo team started their season with three big wins at the Bruno Classic on Feb. 2-3. Ally Furano ’21 was a key contributor to the team’s opening weekend success, scoring a team-high 13 goals and recording four assists.   The weekend was a strong start to her second...

Women’s water polo goes 2-2 in conference games

Anslee Krouch, Senior Writer

April 19, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Water Polo, Women

The Bison women’s water polo team went 2-2 in four games on April 14-15 to wrap up regular season play. The Bison beat Harvard 9-8 and George Washington 13-5, and would go on to lose to Brown 9-7 and Princeton 12-5. The victory over No. 19 Havard was the first in two years. The Bison were down...

Water polo goes 1-3 against tough competition

Kaelyn Long, Staff Writer

April 12, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Water Polo, Women

The women’s water polo team faced four competitive teams, three of which are nationally ranked, on April 7-8 in the opening weekend of Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA) action in Massachusetts. On the first day, the Bison matched up against No. 12 Hartwick and No. 9 Michigan before taking on...

Women’s water polo beats Mercyhurst on Senior Day

Women’s water polo beats Mercyhurst on Senior Day

Anslee Krouch, Senior Writer

April 5, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Water Polo, Women

The Bison women’s water polo team beat Mercyhurst 9-2 on March 31 in the Kinney Natatorium on the Bison’s Senior Day. All four seniors had strong performances; Marta Considine ’18 led the team with a hat trick and three steals, Manuela Herrera ’18 tallied eight saves, Colleen Barron ’18 had...

Women’s water polo falls short at Wolverine Invitational

Trashawna Herbert, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Water Polo, Women

The Bison women’s water polo team traveled to Michigan from Mar. 3-4 to compete in the two-day Wolverine Invitational. The Orange and Blue came away with one victory of the four games played: against Iona on the first day of competition. The Bison fell short to No. 17 Long Beach State, No. 9 Michigan,...

Women’s water polo goes 0-3 at Princeton Invitational

Bri Pomonis, Senior Writer

February 22, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Water Polo

Coming off a clean sweep at the Bison Invitational on Feb. 10-11, the tables swiftly turned on women’s water polo at the Princeton Invitational on Feb. 17-18. Despite strong efforts, the invitational ended with a 0-3 record for the Bison after dropping games against Marist, Wagner, and the Chinese...

Women’s water polo goes undefeated in home Invitational: team on longest winning streak since 2016

Anslee Crouch, Senior Writer

February 15, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Water Polo, Women

The women’s water polo team hosted the annual Bison Invitational on Feb. 10-11 in the Kinney Natatorium. On the first day of competition, the Bison defeated Gannon 17-9 and Saint Francis 13-8. They continued their winning streak the following day with an 11-8 victory over George Washington and an...

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