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Women’s water polo splits the weekend, going 2-2

Kelsey O'Loughlin, Contributing Writer

March 5, 2020

Last weekend, the Bison women’s water polo team traveled to Ann Arbor, Mich. to compete in the Wolverine Invite. The women started the weekend on a high note with an impressive win over Iona by a score of 13-6. The 22nd-ranked Bison scored early in the first period. Ally Furano ’21 began the momentum...

A balanced attack propels women’s water polo to an undefeated weekend

Kelsey O’Loughlin, Contributing Writer

February 21, 2020

The Bison women’s water polo team traveled to Erie, Pa. on Feb. 15-16 to attend the Mercyhurst Invite. The Orange and Blue began their performance on a positive note, going 2-0 on the first day. The day began with a 14-6 win over Gannon. Ally Furano ’21 scored the first goal for the Bison within...

Water Polo keeps rolling at Bucknell Invitational

Water Polo keeps rolling at Bucknell Invitational

Justin Schaumberger, Sports Co-Editor

February 14, 2020

The Bison women’s water polo team kept rolling as they picked up two big wins at the Bucknell Invitational. They knocked off Salem 14-10 on Feb. 7 and St. Francis (Brooklyn) 17-4 on Feb. 8. The Orange and Blue were not able to keep their unbeaten streak, however, as they fell in the finale to 20th...

Successful weekend for women’s water polo at the Bruno Classic

Holly Burns, Senior Writer

February 7, 2020

The Bison women’s water polo team traveled to Providence, R.I. this weekend to face four different opponents. The Orange and Blue faced No. 24 Marist on Saturday, Feb. 1, earning a 16-12 victory over the Red Foxes. Ally Furano ’21 scored a total of eight goals in the match, earning a single-game...

Women’s water polo finishes regular season 23-11

Women’s water polo finishes regular season 23-11

Patrick Dempsey, Sports Co-Editor

April 18, 2019

In its last three regular season games, the No. 18 Bison women’s water polo team (23-11) faced Saint Francis, Michigan, and Princeton on April 13-14 at Kinney Natatorium. The team beat Saint Francis for the second time this season with a final score of 12-5, but dropped games against No. 6 Michigan...

Women’s water polo dominates in three-game competition

Anna Carroll, Senior Writer

April 11, 2019

The Bison women’s water polo team had an outstanding performance during an away tournament on April 6-7. The team went 3-0 against Brown University, George Washington University, and host team No. 14 Harvard University. The victories bumped the team’s overall record to 22-9.   The Bison...

Women’s water polo leaves GW tourney with a 2-1 record

Anna Carroll, Senior Writer

April 4, 2019

The women’s water polo team came out fighting in their tournament at George Washington on March 30-31, adding two more wins to their streak on the afternoon of March 30 against both the home team, George Washington, and Saint Francis. The Bison finished with a 2-1 record for the weekend after a close...

Women’s water polo goes 3-1 in LMU Invite

Brittany Willwerth, Sports Co-Editor

March 21, 2019

The Bison women’s water polo team traveled to Loyola Marymount University (LMU) to compete in the LMU Invite held from March 15-16. The team collected wins against Pomona-Pitzer, No. 19 San Jose State, and Cal State East Bay, while falling to No. 12 Loyola Marymount.   On the first day of...

Women’s water polo dominates Mercyhurst Invite

Anna Carroll, Senior Writer

February 21, 2019

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

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

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

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...

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