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Henry Schweber

Football (3-6) (3-1)  

Nov 4 @ Georgetown

W, 7-0

With a dominant defensive performance, the Leopards shut out Georgetown on the road. A second quarter touchdown throw to sophomore Nick Pearson earned the Leopards a 7-0 victory. Led by sophomore defensive back Eric Mitchell, who had two interceptions in the win, the Leopards picked off Georgetown’s quarterback a total of four times. Next up is Colgate at Fisher Stadium on November 11th, giving Lafayette a good tune up before they go to Bethlehem for the 153rd rivalry game against Lehigh.

Men’s Soccer (4-14) (3-6) 

Nov 4 @ Loyola

L, 1-0

Senior goalkeeper Brad Seeber came through with five saves, only allowing one goal in this matchup. That one goal turned out to be the difference, as Lafayette fell to Loyola 1-0. While the Leopards had a few opportunities, they were unable to convert any of their four shots on goal, getting shut out in their final game.

Men’s Swim

Nov 4 @ Bucknell Quad Meet

The men’s swim team had an inconsistent meet, placing 9th or lower in the longer events, but coming in first in the 200m freestyle relay. Their time swam a 1:27.54, narrowly beating Bucknell.

Women’s Swim

Nov 4 @ Bucknell Quad Meet

The women’s team didn’t place in the top ten in seven events, but placed above Navy in the 200m freestyle.

Women’s Volleyball (5-23) (2-13)

Nov 3 vs. American

L, 3-0

Lafayette fell in three sets to American, with a score of 25-16 in each set. The loss put Lafayette just above last place in the Patriot League standings, above Holy Cross.

Nov 4 vs. Navy

L, 7-0

A day after a loss to league-leading American University, Lafayette lost in straight sets again to the second-highest ranked team in the Patriot League. It was the Leopards final home game of the season. As a result, they honored seniors Tori Smith and Katie Kidder before the match.

Nov. 7 @ Loyola

L, 3-0

Falling again in straight sets, the Leopards came close to a victory in the second one, starting with a 5-0 run. They ultimately fell 25-23. Sophomore Julia Howard led the team with 26 assists in the contest.