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The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

Junior Will Halamandaris finished tops in the Patriot League for individual scoring. (Photo courtesy of Athletic Communications)

Junior Will Halamandaris wins Patriot League men’s golf title, honored as conference Player of the Year

By Morgan Maves May 3, 2019

After three full rounds and five playoff holes, junior Will Halamandaris won the Patriot League individual title, Lafayette's first conference tournament medalist since the 2010 season. Halamandaris earned...

Womens tennis failed to earn a point against Lehigh. (Photo courtesy of Athletic Communications)

Women’s tennis finishes regular season with loss to Lehigh

By Morgan Maves April 26, 2019

The women's tennis team closed out the regular season with their 16th consecutive loss to rival Lehigh as the Leopards were swept 7-0 at home on Tuesday. On Monday, the team faced off against East Stroudsburg...

Womens rugby head coach Rachel Grispons work abroad adds to her lengthy career in the sport. (Photo courtesy of Tom Sandberg/PPAUK)

Rugby coach Rachel Grispon brings Premier experience to the Lafayette club team

By Morgan Maves April 19, 2019

In 2002, Rachel Grispon started playing rugby—the sport that has since defined her dreams and life goals. Now Lafayette's women's club rugby head coach, Grispon began playing in high school before attending...

Sports Recap Central

By Morgan Maves April 12, 2019

Baseball (11-19) (6-4) April 10 vs. Rutgers University L, 9-3 The Leopards were outhit just 10-8, but scored six fewer runs than Rutgers in the loss. Senior first baseman Richard Villa accounted for...

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By Morgan Maves April 5, 2019

Baseball (8-18) (3-4) March 30, 31 vs. Navy L, 10-1; L, 24-13; L, 11-9 The Leopards were swept in the weekend series by Navy, despite the bats coming alive in the series finale with 17 hits. In the...

The fencing team sent 11 players to regionals, after just four qualified last season. (Photo courtesy of Athletic Communications)

Fencing season ends at regionals: 11 compete, but fail to advance to nationals

By Morgan Maves March 15, 2019

The Lafayette fencing team qualified five men and a women's program-record six athletes for the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regionals Championship, which was hosted on their home turf in Kirby Sports Center last...

Womens lacrosse suffered a setback as their undefeated season ended in Manhattan in a close game. (Photo courtesy of Athletic Communications)

Offense held in check as women’s lacrosse drops first game of season

By Morgan Maves March 8, 2019

The women’s lacrosse team travelled to Manhattan College last Saturday and were defeated 9-7 in a close defensive battle. It was the Leopards' first loss of the season. The team's record now sits 3-1...

The swim and dive team had 19 all-time school top-10 performances at the Patriot League Championships. (Photo courtesy of Athletic Communications)

Swim and dive miss the leaderboard, but make waves in Lafayette history at conference championships

By Morgan Maves March 1, 2019

The Lafayette swim and dive team concluded their 2019 season at Bucknell this past week as they competed in the Patriot League Championship meet. Although the team didn't make a splash on the leaderboard,...

Sports Recap Central

By Morgan Maves February 22, 2019

Women's basketball (7-18) (2-12) Saturday, Feb. 16 vs. Loyola L, 55-52 The Leopards fought hard against Loyola, holding them off until the last few minutes. The Leopards led most of every quarter and...

The Leopards will host Loyola Maryland this Saturday after five consecutive losses. (Photo by AJ Traub 20)

Scoring woes continue for women’s basketball team as losing streak hits five

By Morgan Maves February 15, 2019

The Lafayette women’s basketball team's losing streak continued on Wednesday with a 64-40 defeat against visiting Army. Last weekend, the Leopards dropped a road contest against Patriot League leading...

Six Leopards recorded top-10 finishes in their final meet of the regular season. (Photo courtesy of Athletic Communications)

Swim and dive close regular season with Bison Invitational, prepares for championship meet

By Morgan Maves February 8, 2019

In the final meet of their regular season before the Patriot League Championship, the Lafayette swim and dive team traveled to Bucknell last Saturday to compete in the annual Bison Invitational. On the...

Sports Recap Central

By Morgan Maves February 1, 2019

Men's basketball (5-15) (2-7)  Jan. 26 vs Army L, 69-63 The Leopards couldn't hold on at the end, despite leading throughout the first 30 minutes of the game. Sophomore guards Alex Petrie and Justin...

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