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Female rookie of the year

April 21, 2012

By Ajan Caneda Staff Writer In her first game, against No. 5 Duke, first-year lacrosse player Arriana Sajjad ’15 proved that she could compete against the country’s elite. The game was only the first indication of Sajjad's ability to be a force for the Bison. Her offensive savvy and dedication in pra...

Male Rookie of the Year

April 21, 2012

By Scott Padula Staff Writer Throughout the year, Austin Miller ’15 has proven he is and will continue to be a force to be reckoned with on the wrestling team. In his first year of collegiate competition, Miller captured a team-best 22 victories, placed third at the EIWA Championships and beca...

Female Athlete of the Year

April 21, 2012

By Katherine Harris Staff Writer Women’s diver Katie Hetherington ’15 could have never anticipated the immediate success she would have when she first stepped into Arthur D. Kinney Jr. Natatorium this fall. “I think I had a really great season and I accomplished a lot more than I expected to,...

Male Athlete of the Year

April 21, 2012

By Alex Wagner Assistant Sports Editor To put it plainly, Bryce Robertson ’12 embodies what college football coaches look for in their players.  The cornerback and punt returner is an exceptional athlete with a strong drive to succeed, as well as a great teammate and leader on and off the field....

Coach of the Year

April 21, 2012

By Eric Brod Senior Writer Great leaders often define themselves in times of controversy or crisis. For head football coach Joseph Susan, the defining moment of his early career as coach of the Orange and Blue could have come this season. After the team finished 1-10 in his first season, Susan knew he had a tough task ahead of him in r...

Female Rookie of the Year: Shelby Romine '14

April 22, 2011

  By Cooper Sutton Sports Editor   Playing in orange and blue was not even on first-year basketball star Shelby Romine’s radar in high school. Before she was recruited, she had never even heard of the University. What she has found since then is a place where she can immediately take con...

Male Rookie of the Year: Mike Nicholson '14

April 22, 2011

By Chris McCree Writer Just one year into his collegiate career, Mike Nicholson ’14 has already achieved more for the Bison swim program than few individuals, let alone a first-year, can ever hope to. “Mike had a tremendous impact on the team this year right from the start,” Head Coach Dan Schi...

Female Athlete of the Year: Lauren Lucido '11

April 22, 2011

By Lindsay Regruto Staff Writer Leaving the pool in favor of the court, The Bucknellian's Female Athlete of the Year, women's tennis co-captain Lauren Lucido ’11 played in her first competitive tennis tournament at 10 years old. Lucido’s decision to play on land rather than in water paid ...

Male Athlete of the Year: Mike Muscala '13

April 22, 2011

By Greg Stevenson Senior Writer To his opponents, both non-conference and in the Patriot League, he is a dominant man who won just about every award the conference had to offer in 2011. To the rest of the country, he is a YouTube sensation with a flair for the dramatic. To those closer to home, incl...

Coach of the Year: Dave Paulsen

April 22, 2011

By Greg Stevenson Senior Writer The story of Dave Paulsen’s road to the Bison men’s basketball program is one that few outside of the team’s inner circles have heard. After former head coach Pat Flannery, whose monumental upset over Kansas in the NCAA Tournament in 2005 and victory over Arkans...

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