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Fifth to fifty: Wilhelmsen makes history with prolific season

Fifth to fifty: Wilhelmsen makes history with prolific season

Brian O'Neill April 29, 2016

With only one game in the season left to play, Lafayette Women’s Lacrosse will face Navy to cap off what has been a season defined by a series of close losses and a narrow omission from the Patriot...

Photo courtesy of Athletics. Luke Robinson 18 plays baseball.

Excelling in athletics and academics: Lafayette teams boast high APR numbers

Brian O'Neill April 23, 2016

With the spring semester slowly winding down, Lafayette students athletes will soon be packing up their equipment and hunkering down for the next great competitive endeavor - finals week.   And, in that...

Shooting for a strong finish: Womens lacrosse hopes to turn around season

Shooting for a strong finish: Women’s lacrosse hopes to turn around season

Brian O'Neill April 15, 2016

With only four games remaining in the regular season, Lafayette women’s lacrosse will look to finish strong after what has been a somewhat disappointing season so far. High expectations for Patriot...

A running start: Track team has successful showing at home meet

A running start: Track team has successful showing at home meet

Brian O'Neill April 1, 2016

Lafayette Track and Field started the spring season off on a positive note last week, placing second and third in women’s and men’s events respectively. The team enjoyed good performances all around,...

Tackling takes a hit: Coach Tavani discusses Ivy League ban of tackling in practice

Tackling takes a hit: Coach Tavani discusses Ivy League ban of tackling in practice

Brian O'Neill March 18, 2016

In the midst of highly publicized scrutiny on the devastating effects of hard hitting in football on current and former players’ brains, the need for player protection in America’s most popular sport...

For college and country: Lafayette field hockey player to compete for national team in Trinidad and Tobago

For college and country: Lafayette field hockey player to compete for national team in Trinidad and Tobago

Brian O'Neill March 4, 2016

Lafayette Field Hockey star Amanda Magadan is gearing up for her next international adventure as the USA National Women’s Under-21 team gets set to head to Trinidad and Tobago for the 2016 Pan American...

Top of the Class: Morgan Westby nominated for student-athlete award

Top of the Class: Morgan Westby nominated for student-athlete award

Brian O'Neill February 26, 2016

Lafayette lacrosse bounced back from a disappointing 0-1 start to the season with an emphatic victory over Wagner, defeating the Seahawks 12-7 at home. After the first loss of the season, the message...

Scoring scarcity: Mens lacrosse falls short against Sacred Heart

Scoring scarcity: Men’s lacrosse falls short against Sacred Heart

Brian O'Neill February 19, 2016

Lafayette men’s lacrosse season got off to a disappointing start at home last Friday as they fell 12-8 to Sacred Heart, a team they believed they should have beaten.  For head coach Jim Rogalski, the...

Down, but not out

Brian O'Neill January 29, 2016

Ross Scheuerman gets yet another shot in the pros Ross Scheuerman, former Lafayette standout running back, has recently signed a contract with the Philadelphia Eagles. After four prolific seasons with...

A step up

Brian O'Neill December 11, 2015

Senior Amanda Magadan takes her play to the national level Lafayette Field Hockey ended a 9-10 season with a loss in the first round of the Patriot League tournament to American. For senior captain Amanda...

Players stand over the new restricted arc, one of the changed NCAA rules. [Photo by Hana Isihara ‘17]

Changing the rules

Brian O'Neill December 4, 2015

New rulebook creates challenges for basketball players The game never really stays the same. For the average consumer, basketball may look the same as the year before, and the year before that. But just...

Katie Brannigan ‘19 kicks the ball down the field. [Photo courtesy of Athletics]

Playoff potential

Brian O'Neill October 30, 2015

Women’s soccer set for winning season This past Sunday marked a momentous occasion for the Women’s Soccer team.  For the first time in four years, Lafayette defeated Navy. With only 17 minutes left...

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