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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...

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

Anslee Krouch, Senior Writer

April 19, 2018

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

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

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

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,...

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