Bison Capsules: Football

Bison Capsules: Football

Sport: Football

Last Season: 4-7 overall, 3-3 Patriot League


All-America: Julién Davenport (1st team AFCA, AP, STATS and Walter Camp)

All-Patriot League: Abdullah Anderson (1st team), Bret Berg (1st team), Julién Davenport (1st team), Bryan Marine (1st team), Ben Richard (1st team), Griff Barth (2nd team), Joey DeFloria (2nd team), Mark Pyles (2nd team)

Academic All-Patriot League: Jack Horan, Andrew Podbielski

CoSIDA Academic All-District Team: Jack Horan, Andrew Podbielski

NFL Draft: Julién Davenport (Houston Texans, 4th round, 130th overall) Continue reading “Bison Capsules: Football”

Bison Capsules: Field Hockey

Bison Capsules: Field Hockey

Sport: Field Hockey

Last Season: 9-9 overall, 3-3 Patriot League, PL Tournament Semifinals

Postseason: Semifinals: No. 1 Boston University 2, No. 4 Bucknell 1

All-Mideast Region: Anna Wills (2nd team)

All-Patriot League: Amy Mucelli (1st team), Anna Wills (1st team), Brittany Willwerth (2nd team)

Patriot League All-Tournament Team: Emily Finn, Anna Wills

Academic All-Patriot League: Nicole Rupnik, Anna Wills Continue reading “Bison Capsules: Field Hockey”

Bison Capsules: Men’s Water Polo

Bison Capsules: Men’s Water Polo

Sport: Men’s Water Polo

Last Season: 23-5 overall, 9-1 Mid-Atlantic Water Polo Conference; MAWPC East Region regular-season champion; finished the season ranked No. 11 in the country

Postseason: Won Mid-Atlantic Water Polo Conference (24-4 over Connecticut College in first round; 16-5 over Fordham in semifinals; 11-5 over GW in championship), lost 13-12 (OT) at Harvard in NCAA Tournament. Continue reading “Bison Capsules: Men’s Water Polo”

Bison Capsules: Volleyball

Bison Capsules: Volleyball

Sport: Volleyball

Last Season: 5-23 overall, 3-13 Patriot League

Academic All-Patriot League: Hailey Stout

Matches of Note:

* (Aug. 26) – Bucknell 3, Fairleigh Dickinson 0 – Stout tallied 10 kills and eight digs to help the Bison shut out the Knights in the opening match of the Bucknell Tournament at Davis Gym. The Bison won despite starting three freshmen in the first match of the season.

* (Oct. 1) – Bucknell 3, Lafayette 0 – The Bison shut out the Leopards to pick up their first league win of the season. Sophomore Blake Buchholz led the way with 12 kills and nine digs.

* (Oct. 8) –  Bucknell 3, Loyola 1 – Bucknell made it back-to-back league wins with a 3-1 win on the road against Loyola. Freshmen Sophie Bullard and Brooke Stark tallied four aces apiece while the Bison finished with 10 overall.

* (Oct. 28) –  Bucknell 3, Lehigh 1 – Behind 14 kills and eight blocks from freshman Bridgette Holland, Bucknell beat Lehigh for the first time since 2012. The Bison dropped the first set but rallied to win three straight to upset the Mountain Hawks. Continue reading “Bison Capsules: Volleyball”