Head coach Barry King said the Colonials’ championship pedigree sets the team apart from the competition in the rest of the conference.
New faces have accounted for 71.3 percent of the team’s total offense this season, but the team averages just 57 points per game.
Sophomore guard Amir Harris has received a transfer waiver from the NCAA and will be immediately eligible to play this season.
Toro’s rebounding effort ties Yinka Dare’s 24 performance for the all-time Atlantic 10 record for rebounds in a single game.
Each Colonial up and down the ladder won their matches in three straight games to kickoff the season and their four-game homestand.
Coming into the weekend, the Colonials were locked in a tight division race for this year’s MAWPC title, vying for the No. 1 spot with Bucknell.
The squad’s field goal percentage waned throughout the first three quarters, decreasing from 40 to 20 percent in the third frame.
The host team proved to be too much for the Colonials, snapping their two-game win streak to nab a second-place A-10 finish.
Freshman outfielder Stephen Ditomaso said the fall practice time allows the team to bond and the freshmen to get a taste of college baseball.
The Colonials were neck and neck with the Bison through most of the first half but turned on the gas to take the lead.