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The Lafayette

The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

Senior forward Felicitas Hannes sprints up the field, looking to put the Leopards in front during their upset victory over Princeton. 
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Following loss to Bucknell, Field Hockey upsets seventh ranked Princeton in overtime

Eric Ponieman, Staff Writer September 30, 2022

The Lafayette Field Hockey team (3-7 overall, 0-2 Patriot League) fell 2-1 to Bucknell University last Friday before defeating No. 7 Princeton 3-2 in double overtime. Friday's game was scoreless until...

The Equestrian Team will have another show tomorrow at Moravian University. (Photo courtesy of Emma Sylvester 25)

Equestrian starts off with win, looks to another promising season

Caroline McParland, Sports Editor September 30, 2022

Riding the momentum of a successful season last spring, the Equestrian Team won the show hosted by the University of Scranton this past weekend. Senior club president Maggie Sigmond-Warner thinks...

Womens basketball alum Naomi Ganpo was named a Victory Scholar, an honor that will  take her athletic and academic career to Ireland. 
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Women’s basketball graduate Naomi Ganpo ’22 awarded scholarship to spend year in Ireland

Colleen McNamara, Staff Writer September 30, 2022

On Sept. 16, Naomi Ganpo, a '22 Lafayette basketball alum, was awarded the Victory Scholarship granted through the Sport Changes Life Foundation (SCLF). SCLF is a sports foundation that values “inspiration,...

Senior forward Sara Oswald takes it up the pitch as the Leopards look to score during their 2-2 tie with American University. 
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Women’s soccer ties American in third Patriot League matchup

Luke Gutleber, Staff Writer September 30, 2022

This past Sunday, Lafayette women’s soccer (2-7-2 overall, 0-2-1 conference) traveled to our nation’s capital to battle American University. The Leopards were coming off a heartbreaking loss to Patriot...

Senior goalkeeper Alex Sutton drills a goal kick to advance the ball during Lafayettes scoreless draw with Boston University. 
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Men’s soccer ties Boston University

Andreas Pelekis, Contributing Writer September 30, 2022

On Saturday, the men’s soccer team (6-2-1 overall, 1-0-1 conference) made the trip up to Beantown and drew Boston University 0-0. Off to its best start to the season in years, Lafayette entered the match...

The Lafayette Womens Club Rugby team aims to teach new members about the sport while fostering an inclusive environment.

Women’s rugby has most members since 2019

Caroline McParland, Sports Editor September 30, 2022

Thanks to the support of alumni, a committed executive board and an inclusive environment, the Women's Club Rugby team has made a comeback this fall with the largest team in three years. "The club is...

After defeating Bucknell, the Lafayette Chess Club team may play Rutgers and the University of Pennsylvania later in the semester. (Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons)

Maroon and White clobber Bucknell in virtual chess competition

Caroline McParland, Sports Editor September 30, 2022

This past Sunday, 12 members of the Lafayette chess club got on their laptops to play against Bucknell's club team on chess.com. The final score was 4.5-1.5 in favor of Lafayette, with the Leopards winning...

Junior libero Katie Weston digs out a ball during Lafayettes three-set loss to Colgate. 
(Photo by Rick Smith for GoLeopards)

Volleyball falls to Army, Colgate in straight sets

Nicky Nathanson, Staff Writer September 30, 2022

This past weekend, the women’s volleyball team (4-7 overall, 1-3 Patriot League) fell 0-3 to both Army and Colgate. The Leopards fell in straight sets in Friday’s affair against Army (25-21, 25-18,...

Sophomore defender and defensive player of the week Eoin Martin takes it up the pitch for the Leopards during his strong performance against Holy Cross. 
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Men’s soccer logs impressive victories over Holy Cross, St. Peter’s

Luke Gutleber, Contributing Writer September 23, 2022

The men's soccer team (6-2 overall, 1-0 conference) faced off against the Holy Cross Crusaders on Saturday in its first Patriot League matchup of the season. The Leopards were coming off a win-streak-ending...

Volleyball celebrates their 3-1 win against rival Lehigh last weekend. (Photo by Rick Smith for GoLeopards)

Volleyball triumphs over Lehigh before falling to Bucknell

Caroline McParland, Sports Editor September 23, 2022

The volleyball team (4-4 overall, 1-1 Patriot League) competed against rivals Lehigh and Bucknell this past weekend, finishing with a 3-1 victory Friday night over the Mountain Hawks (25-18, 25-21, 25-22,...

As a primary contact athletic trainer, Amber Kinney works with student-athletes on both their physical and mental well-being. (Photo courtesy of 
Philip LaBella)

Meet Amber Kinney: Lafayette football’s first female primary contact athletic trainer

Caroline McParland, Sports Editor September 23, 2022

As a student-athlete, it can be despairing to receive the news that you have a potentially career-ending injury. Faced with similar news herself when she was a young athlete, Amber Kinney transformed...

Freshman forward Hannah Findlay controls possession for the Leopards as she races to score her first career goal in Lafayettes win over New Hampshire. 
(Photo by Rick Smith for GoLeopards)

Field Hockey drops league opener, ends losing streak with win over New Hampshire

Eric Ponieman, Staff Writer September 23, 2022

The field hockey team (2-6 overall, 0-1 conference) opened Patriot League play with a 1-2 overtime loss to No. 22 American University. The game proved to be an almost exact repeat of last year’s Patriot...

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