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The Lafayette

A young Leopards squad starts off the season holding its own against the nations top-ranked team. (Photo courtesy of Athletic Communications)

Men’s lacrosse begins season with loss to top-ranked Penn State

By Matthew Post February 7, 2020

The Lafayette men's lacrosse team opened their 2020 season with a 16-9 loss to Penn State last weekend, but played a competitive game against the number one team in the country. "The guys competed and...

The mens club team is in fourth place with playoffs looming. (Photo courtesy of the team Facebook page)

Men’s club hockey earns fifth consecutive win on Kiley’s last-minute goal

By Matthew Post January 31, 2020

The Lafayette men’s club hockey team beat La Salle this past Friday, 5-4, in their first game of the new year. The win was the Leopards' fifth straight, dating back to mid-November, and moves the team's...

College athletes in California, like UCLA quarterback Dorian Thompson-Robinson (1), could profit off their name, image and likeness as soon as 2023. (Photo courtesy of Marcio Jose Sanchez, Associated Press)

New California legislation will allow NCAA athletes to be paid by 2023

By Matthew Post November 22, 2019

The National Collegiate Athletic Association's (NCAA) long-held policy that student athletes should not receive any monetary benefits beyond the price of tuition being paid is facing its greatest challenge...

The Leopards outscored Fairleigh Dickinson in every quarter on the way to a 61-29 win in their season opener. (Photo by AJ Traub 20)

Women’s basketball dominates Fairleigh Dickinson in season opener

By Matthew Post November 8, 2019

The Lafayette women’s basketball team opened their season with a lopsided 61-29 home win against Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) on Tuesday. Sophomore forward Naomi Ganpo paced the Leopards' offense,...

Volleyball earned their second conference win, but lost to Lehigh this past week. (Photo courtesy of Athletic Communications)

Volleyball beats Bucknell, loses to Lehigh in weekend set

By Matthew Post November 1, 2019

The Lafayette volleyball team was back in action last weekend, splitting a pair of conference games with a win over Bucknell and a loss to rival Lehigh. With seven games left in the season, all within...

Junior Gabi Galletta (684) was one of two women from Lafayette to place in the top ten. (Photo courtesy of Athletic Communications)

Junior Gabi Galletta wins women’s race at Leopard Invitational

By Matthew Post October 25, 2019

This past weekend, the Lafayette men’s and women’s cross country teams secured third place at the Leopard Invitational. The meet was the team's fourth and final meet of the fall season before the Patriot...

The team will have the fall break weekend off before their next match against Neumann. (Photo courtesy of the Lafayette Womens Rugby Team Instagram page)

Women’s rugby beats Swarthmore, loses to Widener to open fall season

By Matthew Post October 11, 2019

This past weekend the Lafayette women’s rugby club team defeated Swarthmore College, 37-29, to move their record to 1-1 after a loss two weekends ago to Widener University, 42-27. The Leopard got off...

Mens soccer will play their next conference game against Loyola Maryland tomorrow at 1 p.m. (Photo courtesy of Athletic Communications)

Men’s soccer remains undefeated in conference play with wins over Holy Cross, Army

By Matthew Post October 4, 2019

The men's soccer team won both of their games last week, beating Holy Cross and Army to maintain their 3-0 Patriot League record. The Leopards won a double-overtime game, 3-2, at Holy Cross last Saturday...

Freshman quarterback Keegan Shoemaker has stepped into the role of starting quarterback in the teams last three games. (Photo courtesy of Athletic Communications)

Football suffers biggest loss of the season at Albany as conference play nears

By Matthew Post September 27, 2019

The Lafayette football team lost this past weekend in a road game against Albany, 36-7. The team's record is now 0-4 with two more games left before Patriot League play starts in mid-October. A bright...

The volleyball team begins Patriot League play against Lehigh in two weeks. Photo by AJ Traub 20

Volleyball earns first wins of the season as Crosstown Invitational hosts

By Matthew Post September 13, 2019

The Lafayette volleyball team hosted the Crosstown Invitational this past weekend and went 2-2 in the tournament before winning on the road against Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) on Wednesday. Against...

The mens team has just four games remaining in a short spring season. (Photo courtesy of Athletic Communications)

Men’s soccer wins first two games, off to best start since 2010

By Matthew Post September 6, 2019

The Lafayette men's soccer team opened their season with a 4-0 win against Siena College last Friday, their first opening game win since 2014. On Tuesday night, the Leopards secured their second win of...

Student Athlete Advisory Committee to launch mental health campaign this fall

By Matthew Post August 30, 2019

Lafayette's Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) is launching a mental health campaign this fall while they continue to provide a platform for student athletes on campus. "We’re hoping to increase...

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