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The Lafayette

Freshman quarterback Ah-Shaun Davis stands out as the Lafayette football team puts on a dominant performance at Family Weekend, claiming their first win (24-14) over the University of Pennsylvania. (Photo courtesy of Cole Jacobson 24)

Football earns team win at Family Weekend win over University of Pennsylvania

By Drew Steiner October 1, 2021

Commotion erupted from the stands as students and families cheered for the Lafayette football team as it claimed its first win this past Saturday with a 24-14 victory over the University of Pennsylvania...

The Lafayette football team opens up their season with a hard game against the United States Air Force Academy (31-14).
(Photo courtesy of Athletic Communications)

Lafayette loses to Air Force in football season opener

By Drew Steiner September 10, 2021

The Leopards were dominated by a strong Air Force run game this past Saturday, opening their season against the United States Air Force Academy with a 35-14 loss. Despite the 21 point defeat, Lafayette...

Nick Hazel ranked 46th in TopDrawerSoccer’s Men’s National Top 100 ranking. 
(Photo courtesy of Athletic Communications)

Senior defender Nick Hazel named to TopDrawerSoccer’s Men’s National Top 100 ranking

By Drew Steiner September 3, 2021

The Leopards men's soccer team is looking to get over the hump this year as the team has fallen short in the previous two seasons by one game. In both the 2019 and 2020 seasons, Lafayette lost in the Patriot...

Both the men’s and women’s teams sent three athletes to the event. (Photo courtesy of Athletic Communications).

Branch and Jacobs lead the Leopards at the IC4A/ECAC Championships

By Drew Steiner May 21, 2021

The Lafayette track and field team finished their season this past weekend at the IC4A/ECAC Championships in Springfield, Mass, where senior Ainsley Jacobs earned All-East status with a fourth place finish...

Senior infielder Ethan Stern had four hits in the weekend series. (Photo courtesy of Athletic Communications)

Baseball earns third seed in Patriot League playoffs; Leopards will face second-seeded Army in a series this weekend

By Drew Steiner May 14, 2021

The baseball team concluded their regular season this past weekend with a three-game series against Bucknell, winning two of three games in Lewisburg, Pa. With the victories, the Leopards clinched the...

The team returns to action tomorrow at the Lafayette Open at Metzgar Fields. (Photo courtesy of Athletic Communications)

Track and field returns to outdoor action for first time in two years

By Drew Steiner March 26, 2021

The Lafayette track and field team had their first outdoor event in nearly two years last weekend at the Lehigh Opener, earning several top finishes on both the men's and women's sides and excelling in...

This spring was the first semester ever that all fall and spring sports teams played simultaneously. (Photo courtesy of Caroline Burns 22)

Fake crowd noise and cardboard cutouts: Players reflect on a basketball season without spectators

By Drew Steiner March 12, 2021

The sporting world, like the rest of the world, underwent a complete halt this time last spring with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.  While athletics have since slowly returned, there have been many...

COVID-19 safety protocols affected both the mens and womens tennis teams this past week. (Photo courtesy of Chuck Zovko)

Lafayette athletics suffers its first COVID-19 outbreak

By Drew Steiner March 5, 2021

During the first three months of returning to competition, Lafayette athletics managed to survive all Patriot League COVID-19 outbreaks without one of their own. Their luck changed this past week as the...

Senior Ainsley Jacobs won the womens race in 26:11, the first victory of her collegiate career. (Photo courtesy of Athletic Communications)

Men’s and women’s cross country sweep first event of shortened season

By Drew Steiner February 26, 2021

Lafayette men’s and women’s cross country began their long-awaited seasons this past Saturday at Loyola Maryland, with both teams taking first place despite harsh wintry conditions. Next up for the...

Lafayette Men’s Basketball Team moves to 5-1 with wins over Loyola

By Drew Steiner February 1, 2021

Lafayette’s men’s basketball team extended their win streak to five this past weekend with a sweep of the Loyola Greyhounds. The wins boost the Leopards overall record to 5-1 on the season as they...

Two generations of Lafayette swimmers join forces to coach outdoors during the pandemic

Two generations of Lafayette swimmers join forces to coach outdoors during the pandemic

By Drew Steiner November 13, 2020

Emma Piascik '21 has been swimming for over 10 years, but in order to stay connected with the sport during the pandemic, she had to get creative. Amidst the craziness of the outbreak, Piascik reconnected...

Mens basketball made the Patriot League semifinals for the first time since their title run in 2015. (Photo courtesy of Athletic Communications)

Men’s basketball ends season with semifinal loss to Colgate

By Drew Steiner March 13, 2020

The Lafayette men's basketball team finished their season with a 89-64 loss to top-seeded Colgate in the semifinal round of the Patriot League tournament on Sunday. The Leopards won their quarterfinal...

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