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Wrestling shuts out Sacred Heart, rallies to defeat Hofstra

Jack Donovan, Contributing Writer  

January 31, 2019

The Bison wrestling team improved its season record to 5-6 after securing a pair of wins against Sacred Heart and Hofstra on Jan. 26. The bout against Sacred Heart was a commanding 40-0 win for the Orange and Blue. This was their first shutout since the 2015-16 season. The matchup against Hofstra proved...

Swimming and diving celebrate Senior Day before facing off against Lehigh

Swimming and diving celebrate Senior Day before facing off against Lehigh

Megan Keeney, Staff Writer

January 31, 2019

Subheadline: Women’s swimming and diving reach program’s best record since 2013-14 while men fall by 4 points   The Bison women’s swimming and diving team improved to an overall record of 8-1 after a solid victory over Lehigh on Jan. 26.  The Bison women outscored the Mountain Haw...

Women’s basketball wins back and forth battle with Holy Cross

Women’s basketball wins back and forth battle with Holy Cross

Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer

January 31, 2019

After a back and forth battle with 11 different lead changes, the Bison women’s basketball team came out victorious against the Holy Cross Crusaders, 75-71, on Jan. 26. Head coach Aaron Roussell, who is in his 15th season, also celebrated his 300th career win. With this victory at Sojka Pavilion,...

Athlete of the Week: Julie Byrne ’19, Women’s Swimming and Diving

Leah Fogelsanger, Contributing Writer

January 31, 2019

Julie Byrne ’19 has been a crucial member of the Bison women’s swimming and diving team during her time at the University. Byrne specializes in the backstroke, medley swimming, and fly. She holds several program records, including fourth-fastest 200 backstroke (1:58.74), fifth-fastest 100 backstroke...

Through the Gates: Mike Muscala ’13

Through the Gates: Mike Muscala ’13

Patrick Dempsey and Brittany Willwerth, Sports Co-Editors

January 24, 2019

On the morning of Jan. 7, a 27-year-old from the suburbs of the Twin Cities in Minnesota walked into a training facility in Camden, N.J. to get ready for basketball practice. Equipped with pristine resources, including two regulation-size NBA courts, a training room, hydrotherapy pools, Gatorade...

Women’s basketball handles Colgate on the road, 90-62

Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer

January 24, 2019

The women’s basketball team traveled through the snow to Hamilton, N.Y. to take on the Colgate Raiders on Jan. 19. The team dominated on the road with a final score of 90-62. Six members of the Orange and Blue finished the game with double digits in scoring. Ellie Mack ’20 led with 19 points...

Wrestling splits Ivy League road trip with win over Harvard, loss to Brown

Jack Donovan, Contributing Writer

January 24, 2019

The Bison wrestling team traveled to Harvard and Brown for two key out-of-conference matchups on Jan. 19. The Orange and Blue did not face much resistance in a 35-3 decisive victory over the Crimson at the Malkin Athletic Center but fell short to Brown 20-18 at the Pizzitola Sports Center after giving...

Swimming and Diving prepares for Senior Day

Sarah Dimock,  Contributing Writer

January 24, 2019

Due to weather conditions, the Bison Swimming and Diving team’s trip to New York City on Jan. 20 was canceled. The Orange and Blue were supposed to face off in a dual meet at Columbia’s Percy Uris Natatorium. The women’s team was scheduled for a matchup against the Wagner Seahawks, while the men...

Men’s tennis loses matches against two tough teams in Chapel Hill

Alexa Girasole, Senior Writer

January 24, 2019

The Bison men’s tennis team escaped winter when they headed south to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to play two matches on Jan. 19. The team opened with a 1-6 loss to Wofford College. Despite the loss, Ethan Jacobs ’22 pulled out an individual win over Wofford during his collegiate...

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