Setting the Scene
(Friday, Jan. 27 – 6 p.m.)
What:
West Virginia at Bucknell (4-6, 3-4 PL)
Where: Kinney Natatorium (Lewisburg, Pa.)
Live Results: BucknellBison.com

(Saturday, Jan. 28 – Noon)
What:
Bison Invite
Where: Kinney Natatorium (Lewisburg, Pa.)
Participating Teams: American, Bucknell, Lafayette, Navy, Seton Hall, Shippensburg
Live Results: BucknellBison.com

About the Bison
• Bucknell is 4-6 overall and 3-4 in the Patriot League following a 166.5-133.5 loss to Lehigh. The Bison have won nine of the past 10 meets against the Mountain Hawks.
Julie Byrne (200 back), Libby O’Hare (100 breast), Emma Hadley (100 back), and Leah Bloodgood (200 breast) had individual wins for the Bison.
• Bucknell has wins over Seton Hall (168-107), American (218-78), Lafayette (239-44), and Loyola (175-114) this season. The Pirates, Eagles, and Leopards will all compete at the Bison Invite on Saturday.
• Friday and Saturday are the final two meets before the Bison host the Patriot League Championships at Kinney Natatorium on Feb. 15-18.
Dani Potis (200 fly, 200 free) won two events at the last Bison Invite held in 2015.

Scouting West Virginia
• West Virginia is coming off a 153-147 loss at Iowa State, but defeated TCU 210-90 prior to that meet.
• The Mountaineers finished fourth of five teams at the 2016 Big 12 Championships.

Series History with West Virginia
• Bucknell and West Virginia will meet in head-to-head competition for the first time in program history.

All-League Swimmers at the Bison Invite
All-Patriot League – Julianna Foss (Bucknell), Lauren Barber (Navy), Hannah Briant (Navy), Hanna Gillcrist (Navy), Biz Graeff (Navy), Casey Lawson (Navy), Kenzie Margroum (Navy), Kaitlyn O’Reilly (Navy), Emily Ranzau (Navy), Jenny Smith (Navy), Ally Warnimont (Navy)
All-Big East – Sydney Simpson (Seton hall)

Up Next
• Bucknell hosts the Patriot League Championships at Kinney Natatorium on Feb. 15-18.

Program Top-10 Times Set by the Bison this Season
• 100 Back (4. Julie Byrne -- 55.34; 8. Julianna Foss -- 56.60; 10. Emma Hadley, 56.97)
• 200 IM (3. Julianna Foss -- 2:02.60; 10. Julie Byrne -- 2:05.42)
• 50 Free (5. Abigail Rosenberg -- 23.49; 9. Rachel Perry -- 23.60)
• 500 Free (5. Abigail Rosenberg -- 4:55.10)
• 400 Medley Relay (10. Rachel PerryLibby O'HareJulianna FossAbigail Rosenberg -- 3:49.10)
• 200 Free (2. Abigail Rosenberg -- 1:49.16)
• 800 Free Relay (3. Abigail RosenbergBrittany BishopKatherine O'SheaRachel McGoff -- 7:29.32)
• 200 Medley Relay (9. Julie ByrneLibby O'HareJulianna FossRachel Perry -- 1:44.33)
• 100 Breast (10. Mary Weinstein -- 1:05.55)
• 100 Fly (t10. Julie Byrne -- 57.14)
• 100 Free (1. Abigail Rosenberg -- 50.67; t10. Rachel Perry -- 51.54)
• 400 Free Relay (1. Abigail RosenbergBrittany BishopCaroline EdelmanRachel Perry -- 3:25.13)
• 200 Back -- (3. Julie Byrne -- 1:58.74; 4. Julianna Foss -- 1:59.27)
• 1,000 Free (5. Abby Merriman -- 10:20.66)
• 1,650 Free (6. Abby Merriman -- 17:08.24; 10. Paige Daniel -- 17:15.80)
• 200 Breast (9. Leah Bloodgood -- 2:20.70; 10. Mary Weinstein -- 2:21.13)

Weekly Awards Won by the Bison
• Patriot League Swimmer of the Week – Julie Byrne (10/4), Julianna Foss (11/1)
• Patriot League Diver of the Week – Christine Kehrli (10/4)
• Bison Athlete of the Week – Abigail Rosenberg (12/5)