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The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

Among the Leopards leaving are defensive lineman Malik Hamm, who declared for the NFL draft. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Football completes 2027 recruiting class, signs 26 new players

By Grace Sanborn, Contributing Writer February 3, 2023

Head football coach John Troxell rounded out his first full recruiting season on National Signing Day this past Wednesday by adding 26 new players to the Leopards’ roster.  The new additions mark...

Freshman Josh Rivera elevates for a three during his double-double performance against Colgate last Saturday. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Men’s basketball loses to Patriot League leader Colgate

By Luke Gutleber, Staff Writer February 3, 2023

Last Saturday, the men’s basketball team (16-7 overall, 5-5 conference) displayed a valiant effort against the Colgate Raiders but were unable to rise to the occasion, falling to Colgate 69-57. The...

The track and field team warms up for its rivalry match against Lehigh last Saturday. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Track and field falls to Lehigh despite several impressive finishes

By Caroline McParland, Sports Editor February 3, 2023

This past Saturday, the track and field team faced Lehigh for a dual meet. Lehigh emerged victorious, taking the women’s competition 108.5-72.5 and the men’s 118-60. "This is a really big event,...

Dr. Heidi Caruso Commins ‘94 discusses her time as a dual student-athlete. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Student athletes attend National Girls & Women in Sports Day

By Caroline McParland, Sports Editor February 3, 2023

Last Saturday, Lafayette hosted a National Girls & Women in Sports Day celebration that included an educational talk for the college's female student-athletes as well as activities for young girls...

Lafayette, after completing its last regular season meet, has turned its attention to the Patriot League Championship. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Swim and dive competes in Bucknell Winter Invite

By Colleen McNamara, Staff Writer February 3, 2023

The swimming and diving team traveled to Lewisburg, Pa. last weekend to compete against a handful of Patriot League schools in its last regular season meet. The women impressed with a second place finish,...

Womens basketball poses after their nail-biter home victory last weekend. (Photo by Rick Smith for GoLeopards)

Women’s Basketball comes from behind to beat Lehigh, Loyola Maryland

By Grace Sanborn, Contributing Writer January 27, 2023

The women’s basketball team (6-12 overall, 3-5 Patriot League) topped Lehigh (9-10 overall, 5-3 Patriot League) 63-60 in thrilling fashion this past Saturday. The Leopards started off slow, as the...

Lafayette cheer celebrates outside the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Fl. (Photo courtesy of @lafayettecollegecheer on Instagram)

Dance and Cheer compete at nationals for first time

By Caroline McParland, Sports Editor January 27, 2023

Two weeks ago, the Lafayette dance and cheer teams traveled to Orlando, Fl. to compete in the UDA (Universal Dance Association) and UCA (Universal Cheerleaders Association) national championships. It was...

The mens lacrosse team traveled to Ohio State to scrimmage the team and play in their new stadium. (Photo courtesy of @lafayettemlax on Instagram)

Men’s lacrosse hosts local Easton students, scrimmages Ohio State in preparation for spring season

By Caroline McParland, Sports Editor January 27, 2023

The men’s lacrosse team has had an exciting opening month to its spring season, including a community service event in Easton and a trip to The Ohio State University to play at its state-of-the-art lacrosse...

The Leopards faced formidable competition at the invitational. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Fencing kicks off 2023 at Penn Invite

By Andreas Pelekis, Contributing Writer January 27, 2023

Following offseason training in January, the Lafayette fencing team participated in an invitational hosted by the University of Pennsylvania last Saturday. Battling against esteemed athletic programs including...

Track and field had several strong finishes on Friday in Staten Island before competing in Bethlehem on Saturday. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Track and field sets personal records during weekend meets

By Fiona Cannon, Contributing Writer January 27, 2023

This past weekend, the Lafayette track and field team continued its indoor season, with some athletes competing at the NYC Gotham Cup on Friday and others competing at the Moravian University International...

Poor shooting in the second half of their game against Lehigh prevented the Leopards from extending their win streak. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Men’s basketball falls after late Lehigh run, trounces Loyola Maryland

By Eric Ponieman, Staff Writer January 27, 2023

The Lafayette men's basketball team's (7-15 overall, 5-4 Patriot League) four-game win streak was snapped by Lehigh (11-8 overall, 6-2 Patriot League) on Saturday evening. The Leopards hung with their...

Junior guard MaKayla Andrews dishes to a teammate during Lafayettes loss.
(Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Women’s basketball falls in blowout loss to Columbia

By Eric Ponieman, Staff Writer December 9, 2022

The Lafayette women’s basketball team (2-7 overall, 0-0 Patriot League) was trampled by Columbia (7-2) this past Saturday 91-43. Lafayette finished with a field goal percentage of 29.4 percent, sinking...

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