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A four-year commitment unlike any other

Jessica Deutsch May 8, 2015

  Being a student athlete is often taken for granted with the challenges presented by both academics and athletics. But the drive to do so for some is truly fueled by their love of the sport. “Being...

Seniors Spera and Parker Hills each run for a pop-up foul ball, with Spera making the grab. [Photo by Hana Isihara ‘17]

Batter up

Jessica Deutsch May 1, 2015

Despite a losing series to Lehigh, the baseball team is headed to the playoffs For the first time since the 2012 season, the Leopards are headed to the Patriot League Playoffs. Despite three losses...

Swinging for the postseason

Jessica Deutsch April 24, 2015

This year’s matchup brings a new element to the Rivalry Lafayette baseball will be playing their long-time rivals this weekend, but this time there will be more at stake than pride: one win in the...

Senior right handed pitcher Alex Farina takes the mount for
the baseball team.  [Photo Courtesy of Athletic Communications]

Baseball rebounds after slow start

Jessica Deutsch April 10, 2015

Lafayette sweeps the Black Knights to move up the league ranks Last weekend, the baseball team swept another Patriot League team in a four-game series for the first time in eight years. The team was Army...

Playing catch-up

Jessica Deutsch April 3, 2015

The Lafayette baseball team is struggling at the moment with a record of 2-13 nearly midway through their season.  The Leopards are coming off of a four game sweep in their Patriot League opener against...

Senior Toby Schwartz takes the mount for the Leopards, instead of starting
at first base. [Photos by Hana Isihara ‘17]

Taking the mount vs. playing the field

Jessica Deutsch March 27, 2015

The battle heats up between two unlikely competitors The Leopards are in an unusual predicament—not enough room in the starting lineup for so many quality hitters. With this much talent, the question...

Dives through history

Dives through history

Jessica Deutsch February 27, 2015

Junior Greg Grewal swims the breaststroke at the Patriot League Championships. Photo Courtesy of Greg Grewal ‘16 ______________________________ Swim team takes to the pool for Patriot League championships Although...

Resilient baseball team returns for the spring

Resilient baseball team returns for the spring

Jessica Deutsch February 20, 2015

Senior Cory Spera warms up his arm before taking the mound. Photos Courtesy of Hana Isihara ‘17 ____________________________ The players travel to Durham, NC, Saturday to start the season It’s been...

Men’s lacrosse prepares for tough road ahead

Men’s lacrosse prepares for tough road ahead

Jessica Deutsch February 13, 2015

Senior Sonny Round craddles the ball and looks for another open teammate. Photo Courtesy of Athletic Communications _________________________________ The men’s lacrosse team must face their toughest...

Leopard Gone Viral

Leopard Gone Viral

Jessica Deutsch February 6, 2015

Junior Jamie O’Hare has been able to translate her on court success into a viral buzz after defeating Colgate with a go ahead reverse layup off of an inbounds pass from herself Photo courtesy of Athletic...

Selfless Leopards look towards Second Half of League Play

Selfless Leopards look towards Second Half of League Play

Jessica Deutsch January 30, 2015

Photos by Christi Behot ‘16 Freshman Anna Ptasinski shots a corner three pointer against Colgate ______________________________ An abundance of talent is not a luxury enjoyed by most Patriot Leagues...

O’Hare as an offensive key

O’Hare as an offensive key

Jessica Deutsch December 5, 2014

Junior guard Jamie O’Hare cuts to the basket for an easy layup. Junior guard Jamie O'Hare has given the Leopards a leg up the past few games The Leopards are 4-2 coming off of a hard fought victory against...

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