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The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

Courtesy of Athletic Communications

Men’s and Women’s Tennis previews

By Margaret Lillis January 27, 2017

Men’s Tennis 2016 Season: 4-17 Key Players: Blake Oslan ‘20 Drew Rooks ‘20 Andrew Reed ‘19 Chris Kim ‘18 What’s changed: The men’s top three singles spots were lost due to graduation,...

Nick Linder takes it to the hole. (Photo by Hana Isihara 17)

Tight Finishes: Men’s Basketball’s up-and-down season continues

By Margaret Lillis December 9, 2016

The seesaw start to the men's basketball team's season continued as they went 1-2 during the week. The Leopards came out in full force against Drexel last Wednesday night in the Kirby Sports Center....

Paulius Zalys 19 dunks the ball. (Courtesy of Hana Isihara 17)

Seniors leading the way: Men’s Basketball notches first win on the year

By Margaret Lillis November 18, 2016

After a seven win season, it may be hard to get your confidence back when your first game of the season is against the national champions. The men’s basketball team’s season began Friday against...

Katie Brannigan 19 looks upfield. (Courtesy of Athletic Communications)

Historic season comes to an end: Reflecting on Women’s Soccer’s memorable year

By Margaret Lillis November 11, 2016

The women’s soccer team’s historic season ended Friday with a 2-0 loss to Bucknell in the Patriot League Tournament semi-finals. Heading into the game, Lafayette tried to channel their excitement...

Sports Recap Central

Sports Recap Central

By Margaret Lillis November 4, 2016

Men’s Soccer (7-8-2) Oct. 26 vs. Lehigh W, 1-0 Senior Ryan Egan scored the game’s lone goal on a penalty kick midway through the second half to give the Leopards the win over the rival Mountain...

Sam Haines 18 glides on the water. (Courtesy of Athletic Communications)

Diving into a new season: Swimming opens up at Loyola

By Margaret Lillis October 28, 2016

The men’s and women’s swim teams opened up their season Saturday in a dual meet at Loyola. Despite the men falling 176-112 and the women falling 219-73, solid performances confirmed what the Leopards...

Emily Moore 19 running in the Leopard Invitational. (Courtesy of Athletic Communications)

Timeout with… Emily Moore ’19

By Margaret Lillis October 21, 2016

Meg Lillis: Emily, you had a great performance Saturday at the Leopard Invite, closing out your regular season on a high note by placing fourth out of 53 runners. What are your goals for the rest of...

The new Weinstein Natatorium. (Courtesy of Jess Furtado 19)

Pool of thought; Students react to the new Weinstein Natatorium

By Margaret Lillis October 7, 2016

“It really opened up the pool a lot more because the new tiles obviously bring everything to life, but really it was the windows. Before this it was very dungeon-y in this pool. There was no natural...

Ben Marks 17 dribbles the ball. (Courtesy of Athletic Communications)

Turning things around: Men’s Soccer team comes to life as young players start producing

By Margaret Lillis September 30, 2016

Despite dropping the first four games of the season and failing to score a goal in those games, the men’s soccer team seems to have finally found its footing. The team has won four of its last five...

Timeout with... Brandon Bryant 18

Timeout with… Brandon Bryant ’18

By Margaret Lillis September 23, 2016

Meg Lillis: What are your team’s goals this season? Brandon Bryant: The biggest thing is to win games. We had a rough year last year, so definitely to change things around this year. We got a win in...

Sports Recap Central

Sports Recap Central

By Margaret Lillis September 16, 2016

Football (1-1) Sept. 10 vs. Delaware L, 24-6 Despite ending the half tied at 3-3, the Leopards were unable to hold off the Blue Hen offense, which scored three straight touchdowns to pull ahead. Sophomore...

Katie Kidder 18 waits for the ball at a match. (Courtesy of the Athletic Department)

Timeout with… Katie Kidder

By Margaret Lillis September 9, 2016

Meg Lillis: First, congratulations to your team for its success this weekend in the Crosstown Tournament, going 2-1 with wins against FDU and St. Peter’s, and further congratulations to you for earning...

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