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The Lafayette

The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

Senior forward Kyle Jenkins shoots during the game against Colgate in which he notched his 1000th career point. (Photo by Rick Smith for GoLeopards)

Men’s basketball defeats American, drops close game to Colgate

By Eric Ponieman, Assistant Sports Editor February 23, 2024

The men’s basketball team (11-17 overall, 10-5 Patriot League) will head into this weekend's rivalry game against Lehigh off the back of a win against American (14-14 overall, 8-7 Patriot League) and...

Senior attacker Peter Lehman heads towards the goal. (Photo by Rick Smith for GoLeopards)

Men’s lacrosse picks up season’s first two wins

By Eric Ponieman, Assistant Sports Editor February 23, 2024

The men's lacrosse team (2-1 overall) quickly reversed its losing record with victories over Hampton University (0-3 overall) and Drexel University (1-1 overall) last week. The team welcomed Hampton...

Junior center Justin Vander Baan drives past a Terrier defender. (Photo by Rick Smith for GoLeopards)

Men’s basketball loses first Patriot League games of season

By Eric Ponieman, Assistant Sports Editor February 2, 2024

The men’s basketball team’s red-hot start to conference play was finally brought to an end with consecutive losses on Saturday and Wednesday. First, the Leopards (8-14 overall, 7-2 Patriot League)...

Lafayette defenders double team an American shooter during their 60-55 win over the Eagles. (Photo courtesy of @au_wbasketball on Instagram)

Women’s basketball regains form with upset win over American

By Digger Iqbal, Contributing Writer February 2, 2024

The women's basketball team (7-13 overall, 2-7 Patriot League) put an end to its losing streak with an upset win at American University (8-12 overall, 6-3 Patriot League) after falling Sunday to Boston...

Junior guard Eric Sondberg takes a shot over a Bucknell defender. (Photo by George Varkanis for GoLeopards)

Men’s basketball wins seven straight Patriot League games

By Eric Ponieman, Assistant Sports Editor January 26, 2024

The men's basketball team (8-12 overall, 7-0 Patriot League) is embarking on its second miracle run in the last 11 months, as the group has not lost a single Patriot League game after a bleak start to...

Senior forward Kayla Drummond tips off the game against Rutgers. (Photo by Cos Lymperopoulos for Rutgers Athletics)

Women’s basketball falls to Rutgers, 14th-ranked Notre Dame

By Digger Iqbal, Contributing Writer December 8, 2023

The women's basketball team (4-5 overall) fell to Big 10 opponent Rutgers (6-5 overall) last Friday and #14 ACC opponent Notre Dame (7-1 overall) on Wednesday night in South Bend, Indiana. Coming off...

Freshman guard Mark Butler elevates for two against Cornell. (Photo by Rick Smith for GoLeopards)

Men’s basketball extends losing streak to six

By Eric Ponieman, Assistant Sports Editor December 8, 2023

The men’s basketball team (1-9 overall) could not pick up a win after two Ivy League matchups this week. First, the group faced Cornell inside Kirby Sports Center on Saturday. Both teams displayed...

Junior center Justin Vander Baan blocks a shot against Monmouth in the Cathedral Classic. (Photo by Hannah Ally for GoLeopards)

Men’s basketball winless at weekend tournament, falls to Drexel at home

By Eric Ponieman, Assistant Sports Editor December 1, 2023

The men’s basketball team (1-7 overall) emerged winless at the Cathedral of College Basketball Classic this Thanksgiving weekend. It continued its losing streak on Wednesday with a 69-48 loss to Drexel...

Senior guard Makayla Andrews drives towards the basket. (Photo by Rick Smith for GoLeopards)

Women’s basketball falls to East Tennessee State, Marist

By Ally Waldman, Contributing Writer November 17, 2023

In a challenging matchup on Saturday afternoon, the women's basketball team (0-3 overall) fell to East Tennessee State University (2-1 overall) by a final score of 51-43. The Leopards then fell 84-76 in...

Junior midfielder and captain Lineke Spaans dribbles against American in the Patriot League final. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Field hockey falls to American in Patriot League final

By Eric Ponieman, Assistant Sports Editor November 10, 2023

The field hockey team (12-7 overall, 5-1 Patriot League) is the 2023 Patriot League runner-up after losing to American University (11-7 overall, 6-0 Patriot League) in Saturday's championship game. The...

Freshman outside hitter Ally Feczko spikes the ball over the Midshipmen. (Photo by Rick Smith for GoLeopards)

Volleyball drops weekend home matches

By Eric Ponieman, Assistant Sports Editor November 3, 2023

The volleyball team (9-12 overall, 5-8 Patriot League) was not able to pick up a win in either of its matches last weekend, falling to Navy (14-7 overall, 6-6 Patriot League) on Friday and American (16-9...

Sophomore midfielder Josephine van Wijk fires a shot on goal during the Leopards win over Towson. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Field hockey brings winning streak to 7 with non-conference wins

By Eric Ponieman, Assistant Sports Editor October 27, 2023

With victories over Towson and Quinnipiac last weekend, the field hockey team (10-5 overall, 4-1 Patriot League) enters the closing weekend of the 2023 season on a seven-game winning streak. First,...

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