Sports Recap Central: 10/09/15


Mens Soccer (2-0-1 PL, 5-2-4 Overall)

Oct. 3 vs Loyola

T, 0-0 (2OT)

Loyola keeper Matt Sanchez warded off seven Lafayette shots to highlight a defensive stand that lasted through two overtimes.  Lafayette keeper Brad Seeber saved three shots to keep the sheet clean.

Oct. 7 vs Bucknell

W, 1-0

Senior forward Eric West struck home the only goal for either side, paving the way for a big conference win.

Field Hockey (1-1 PL, 6-6 Overall)

Oct. 3 vs. Lehigh

W, 2-1

Rivalry weekend for field hockey saw Junior midfielder Ami Turner score the game winning goal. Junior forward Amanda Magadan tallied the other goal for the Leopards.

Oct. 6 vs. Penn

L, 5-0

Alexa Hoover of the University of Pennsylvania ran wild over Lafayette with 3 goals, contributing to the Leopards second worst lost off the season.

Womens Soccer (0-3-1 Conf, 5-4-1 Overall)

Oct. 4 vs. American

L, 2-1 (2OT)

Freshman Annika Sheehan found the end of a ball from Junior forward Kaelin King to send the game into overtime in the dying minutes, but a goal from American’s Kelly Donovan in the second overtime quelled Lafayette’s efforts.

Football (0-1 Conf, 1-4 Overall)

Oct. 3 vs. Fordham

L, 35-7

Sophomore tailback DeSean Brown scored Lafayette’s only touchdown in a big loss to Fordham’s high-powered offense.

Volleyball (2-2 Conf, 10-5 Overall)

Oct. 3 vs. Bucknell

L, 3-2

Forced into a winner-take-all fifth set, Lafayette could not hold on and lost 15-7 to tally their fifth loss of the season.  A career-high 23 kills for Senior OH Brianne Giangiobbe led the Leopards.


Oct. 3-5 at the Binghamton Fall Invitational

T, 8th

Senior Patrick Luther led Lafayette at the Binghamton Fall Invitational with an 19th place finish overall.

Cross Country

Oct. 2 at Paul Short Invitational

Junior Kelvin Sarem finished first for Lafayette men, while Senior Steph Benko had the best time for the women.