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The Lafayette

Sophomore Crosby Spiess is a member of the second fastest distance medley relay team in Lafayette history. Photo courtesy of Athletic Communications.

Triple threat: Track and field has strong showing in three meets

By Hannah Greaves February 2, 2018

The men’s and women’s track team got to face "fierce competition" at the New Balance Invitational, the Bison Open and Covert Classic this past weekend and came away having held their own, sophomore...

Alex Gorloff faces an opponent at the Army Meet. (Photo Courtesy of Athletic Communications)

Fencing lunges into their season

By Hannah Greaves January 26, 2018

Last Saturday, the men’s and women’s fencing teams traveled to West Point to compete in the Army Invite. The team collectively did well, with impressive wins during the men’s saber matches lead by...

Ellen Colbourne 18 earns all-region recognition. (Photo Courtesy of Athletic Communications)

Field hockey star earns national recognition: Ellen Colbourne ’18 named to Second Team All-Mideast

By Hannah Greaves December 8, 2017

After concluding her final Lafayette Field Hockey season with being named Patriot League first team and an NFHCA Division 1 Senior Game alternate, senior midfielder Ellen Colbourne was named to the National...

National recognition for Brandon Bryant ’18: Linebacker named to Buck Buchanan Award watchlist

By Hannah Greaves November 17, 2017

Senior LB Brandon Bryant has officially been named to the Buck Buchanan Award watchlist for Defensive Player of the Year. Bryant started off the season strong, earning a spot on the preseason All-Patriot...

Senior Parker Gaglione takes a shot on goal. (Photo Courtesy of Parker Gaglione 18)

Club hockey bombards Susquehanna: Rybansky scores 5 in 9-4 win

By Hannah Greaves November 10, 2017

The Lafayette men’s club hockey team played against Susquehanna on Saturday, Nov. 4, dominating the game with a final score of 9-4. Seven members of the squad scored points, attained with assists or...

Freshman Krista Kissel and junior Alex Stanford share a celebratory embrace. Courtesy of Athletic Communications

Women’s soccer wins last conference game: ends season with Patriot League Tournament loss

By Hannah Greaves November 3, 2017

In their last conference game, Lafayette women's soccer played Loyola Maryland on the road on Oct. 28. A goal in the 66th minute not only won them the game 1-0, but carried them into the Patriot League...

Fencing Head Coach Natalie Kolasa (Photo Courtesy of Athletic Communications)

En garde: former assistant coach to lead fencing team

By Hannah Greaves October 27, 2017

After one season spent as an assistant on the Lafayette fencing coaching staff, Natalie Kolasa is now the head coach. She said she draws her fencing expertise from years of experience, some of which was...

DeSean Brown cuts to the corner on a carry (Photo Courtesy of Athletic Communications)

Too many Harvard yards: Football falls in an away matchup against Harvard

By Hannah Greaves October 20, 2017

Lafayette went head-to-head with Harvard on the road, falling by the score of 38-10. Defense shined in the game as senior linebacker Brandon Bryant earned his third Patriot League Defensive Player of the...

The club hockey team celebrates after a goal by Parker Gaglione 18 (Courtesy of Parker Gaglione 18)

Hockey’s weekend home stand: Club ice hockey beats Kutztown, loses to Bucknell

By Hannah Greaves October 6, 2017

The Lafayette Men’s Club Ice Hockey team had a back-to-back weekend, playing Kutztown on Saturday Sept. 30 and Bucknell on Sunday Oct. 1. The Kutztown game started off slowly for the Leopards, as they...

Junior Andrew Reed (left) and senior Mason Keel (right) shaking hands with opponents after a match

Mixed results against Muhlenberg: Men’s tennis drops doubles, but dominates singles

By Hannah Greaves September 29, 2017

Last Sunday, the men’s tennis team faced Muhlenberg College. The team fell to Muhlenberg in doubles, but Lafayette was able to emerge victorious in the singles matches, winning 6-1. “Our doubles...

Men’s soccer losing streak hits six games: a goalie’s perspective

By Hannah Greaves September 22, 2017

With a tough loss to La Salle University last Saturday, the men’s soccer team suffered their sixth consecutive loss, bringing their record to 0-6. Both teams were scoreless at the end of the first...

New cross country assistant coach Michael DuPaul (Photo by Emma D Westgard 21)

Back on track: Cross country adds two assistant coaches

By Hannah Greaves September 15, 2017

Michele Curcio, the head coach of Lafayette’s cross country and track team, has added two coaches to her staff: Michael Scott and Michael DuPaul. Scott ran for the track and field program at Missouri...

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