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The equestrian team won their region after their final regular season competition. Photo courtesy of Shannon Calvert

Equestrian’s final competition clinches region win

By Matthew Benusa March 30, 2018

The Lafayette equestrian team competed at their last regular season show of the semester on Sunday, March 25. With the snow falling and the wind blowing at Horseman’s Hollow Equestrian Center in Zionsville,...

Senior captain Morgan Biddle prepares to bat. Photo courtesy of Athletic Communications

Softball closes five game D.C. tournament with a win

By Matthew Benusa March 23, 2018

The Lafayette softball team traveled to Washington, D.C. over the last weekend of spring break to play in the Buff and Blue Challenge at George Washington University. Lafayette came in third place in the...

Men’s and women’s rugby kick off their season, compete in first tournaments of the year

By Matthew Benusa March 9, 2018

Lafayette's men’s and women’s rugby teams competed in their first tournament of the year on Saturday, March 3. Each team came away from the tournament with one victory out of three matches and no major...

The ski team competed at Regionals in Mount Jackson, Va.. Photo Courtesy of

Ski team takes on Regionals: Leopards qualify for the National Tournament

By Matthew Benusa March 2, 2018

The Lafayette men's and women’s club ski and ride team traveled to Bryce Resort in Mount Jackson, Va. for the USCSA Mid-Atlantic Regionals for the weekend of Feb. 24. Overall, the men's freestyle team...

Sophomore Blake Olsan prepares to backhand the ball. Photo Courtesy of Athletic Communications

Men’s tennis embarks on season with tough loss to Wagner

By Matthew Benusa February 23, 2018

In their season opener, the Lafayette men’s tennis team suffered a loss to the skilled Wagner Seahawks in Easton on Feb. 10. Lafayette lost 7-0 to Wagner in their match. In the doubles match ups, three...

The Leopards  went 3-2 overall in their fencing competition at John Hopkins. Photo Courtesy of Zachary Lee

Fencing continues their success at John Hopkins

By Matthew Benusa February 16, 2018

The men’s fencing team and women's fencing freshmen Olympia Peters and Emily Cook traveled to Baltimore on Feb. 11 to compete with five other teams in the Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Fencing Association....

Junior Paulius Zalys jumps up for a tip off. Photo Courtesy of Athletic Communication

Men’s hoops defeats Army after loss to Bucknell

By Matthew Benusa February 9, 2018

Going up against the Army Black Knights, the Leopards defeated them by 27 points, 81-54. Lafayette came out strong against Army, running a full court press after their first points during the Wednesday...

Mens hoops bounced back from their two consecutive losses with a win over Colgate. Photo by AJ Traub 20

Crusaders hand men’s basketball their second consecutive loss

By Matthew Benusa February 2, 2018

The Lafayette Men's basketball team went on the road to Worcester to square off against the Holy Cross Crusaders on Jan. 27. Holy Cross got off to a hot start and never looked back, handing the Leopards...

Matt Klinewski (13) and Alex Petrie (21) position for a potential rebound after a Leopards shot. (Photo by AJ Traub 20)

Men’s hoops comes back in the second half against American

By Matthew Benusa January 26, 2018

Last Saturday, men's basketball faced off against the American University Eagles in Washington D.C.. The Leopards finished the game strong, scoring 40 points in the second half to defeat the Eagles 63-52....

Michael Thorne 18 prepares to pole vault over the high bar. (Photo Courtesy of Athletic Communications)

Running start: Track and Field kick off season at Lehigh

By Matthew Benusa December 8, 2017

The track team is gearing up for yet another indoor season, starting with the Fast Times Before Finals Meet held at Lehigh this weekend. Most of the competitors at the meet are not Division I competitors,...

Senior guard Eric Stafford jumps up for a shot against Saint Peters. (Photo Courtesy of Athletic Communications)

Men’s basketball loses sixth straight, still looking for first win

By Matthew Benusa December 1, 2017

The men’s basketball team faced off against the St. Peter’s Peacocks in their first regular season home game on Nov. 26. After a string of losses to start the season, the Leopards were looking to earn...

Matt Klinewski 18 recently scored his 1000th point. (Photo Courtesy of Josh Verlin,

Timeout with…Basketball forward Matt Klinewski ’18

By Matthew Benusa November 17, 2017

This week The Lafayette takes a timeout with senior co-captain Matt Klinewski, who just scored his 1000th college career point. Matt Benusa: You’ve only missed one three pointer on eight attempts from...

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