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Senior running back Selwyn Simpson (pictured) helped shift the Leopards momentum in Saturdays game against Georgetown with a 55-yard touchdown run which was the longest run of the season for the Leopards. (Photo courtesy of

Leopards defense essential to Georgetown win last Saturday

Charlie Berman, Contributing Writer November 5, 2021

The Leopards pulled off a thrilling victory over the Georgetown Hoyas last Saturday, Oct. 30, to improve to 2-1 in Patriot League play. The Maroon-and-White eked out a 24-23 victory over Georgetown in...

Abbott has been a major contributor to the Lafayette field hockey teams successful season. (Photo courtesy of Athletic Communications)

Abbott’s dominant play continues, claiming 4th Patriot League Weekly Award of season

Craig Barbaro, Sports Editor October 29, 2021

The Lafayette field hockey team is in the midst of their strongest season since 2012 and their goalkeeper, senior Hailey Abbott, is a major reason why. The Leopards currently sit at 12-4 with a 3-2 Patriot...

Freshman Sean Saw tied for 23rd at eight over par at the Lehigh Invitational, hosted at the Saucon Valley Country Club. The Leopards placed 7th overall out of 14 teams. (Photo courtesy of Athletic Commmunications)

Golf closes out fall season with seventh place finish at Lehigh Invitational

Charlie Berman, Staff Writer October 29, 2021

The Lafayette golf team placed seven out of 14 teams at the Saucon Valley Country Club for the Lehigh Invitational this past weekend. The Leopards started off strong on day one in fifth place, slowing...

Sports Recap Central

Craig Barbaro, Section Editor October 22, 2021

Field Hockey (11-3) (3-1 Patriot League) Oct. 10 @ Brown | W, 2-1 Spaans: 1 goal | Taklow: 1 goal | Abbott: 4 saves Oct. 15 vs Penn State | L, 1-3 Hefting: 1 goal | Abbott: 13 saves Oct....

The Lafayette football team fell short in the challenging game against the 19th-ranked Harvard (30-3) as they struggled with offensive turnovers.
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Leopards suffer tough non-league loss to Harvard

Charlie Berman, Staff Writer October 22, 2021

The Lafayette Leopards took the field in historic Harvard Stadium on Oct. 16 to play the Harvard Crimson on the road in Cambridge, MA. The Maroon and White, coming off their first win in conference play,...

The Leopards womens soccer team dominated the contest against Holy Cross on Saturday, striking early and solidifying their defense to clench their second Patriot League win. (Photo Courtesy of

Lafayette nets second Patriot League win over Holy Cross

Craig Barbaro, Sports Editor October 22, 2021

The Lafayette women's soccer team beat Holy Cross 2-0 this past Saturday, notching its second Patriot League win of the season. The Leopards (4-9) are on a two-game winning streak after consecutive Patriot...

The Lafayette mens soccer team fails to score a goal in back-to-back games against rival Lehigh and Hofstra last week. (Photo courtesy of

Leopards fall to rival Lehigh and Hofstra

Nicky Nathanson, Staff Writer October 22, 2021

In their most recent outings, the Lafayette men's soccer team lost a pair of games, falling 2-0 to Lehigh on Saturday, Oct. 16, and 4-0 to Hofstra on Tuesday, Oct. 19. Lafayette now sits at 7-6-2 on the...

Marking one win and one loss, the weekend was highlighted by senior goalkeeper Hailey Abbott, who made countless crucial saves. (Photo courtesy of

Field hockey falls to No. 5 Penn State before routing Drexel on Senior Night

Caroline McParland, Section Editor October 22, 2021

The Lafayette field hockey team (11-3 overall, 3-1 Patriot League) fell to fifth in the nation Penn State on Friday night on the Leopard’s home turf with a final score of 3-1. The team then came back...

The Leopards hit their stride at the UConn Invitational, riding momentum to a third place finish in the three day event. (Photo courtesy of Athletic Communications)

Golf takes third place at UConn Invitational as senior Ryan Tall wins Patriot League Golfer of the Week

Craig Barbaro October 8, 2021

The Lafayette golf team had their most consistent performance to date with a third-place finish at the UConn Invitational at Great Horse this past week. The Leopards had a strong showing in the three-day...

Rick Fisher was the Lafayette Leopard from 2006-2021. (Photo courtesy of Athletic Communications)

The Lafayette Leopard retires after 15 years

Craig Barbaro October 8, 2021

Rick Fisher, the Lafayette Leopard mascot of 15 years, announced his retirement while the Lafayette football team faced the University of New Hampshire on Sept. 18. Rick Fisher, 71, has been the mascot...

Senior Leanna Deegan reaches 1000 kills as Leopards win consecutive Patriot League matches

Senior Leanna Deegan reaches 1000 kills as Leopards win consecutive Patriot League matches

Craig Barbaro October 1, 2021

The Lafayette volleyball team is off to a red hot start in Patriot League play after a rocky start to the season. The team wrapped up non-conference play with a record of 3-5, but it has been on a tear...

The Lafayette tennis teams compete in back-to-back invitationals. (Photo courtesy of Athletic Communications)

Lafayette tennis teams have strong showing at men’s and women’s Siena Invitational

Craig Barbaro September 17, 2021

The Lafayette tennis teams competed in back-to-back invitationals this past Friday and Saturday, with the Bucknell invitational kicking off the weekend and followed by the Siena Invitational. Lafayette...

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