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The mens lacrosse team found sustained success this season after undergoing a multi-year rebuild, giving hope for the future. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Men’s lacrosse has best season in twelve years

Caroline McParland, Sports Editor May 6, 2022

The men's lacrosse team has shown great improvement this year as it matched the program's most wins in a season since 2010. Its record improved from 0-11 overall and 0-8 in the Patriot League last year...

Senior Ryan Tall shakes hands with the competition following his 30-foot putt to win the Patriot League Individual Championship. 
(Photo Courtesy of GoLeopards)

Ryan Tall wins Patriot League Individual Championship, Lafayette places second overall

Charlie Berman, Assistant Sports Editor May 6, 2022

The first season for Lafayette golf that was not impacted by Covid came to an end on Friday with senior Ryan Tall winning the individual Patriot League Title. The team fell just short at the Patriot League...

Freshman Carter Dorighi makes a play up the middle during Lafayettes 13-7 Sundays series, clinching win over Navy. 
(Photo Courtesy of GoLeopards)

Leopards take series against Navy, build momentum for playoffs

Issy Bongiovanni, Staff Writer May 6, 2022

The baseball team (15-31, 10-11 Patriot Legue) had a successful showing in Annapolis, Md., winning two of three and capturing the season series against Navy.  Taking the mound Friday night for the...

Freshman Michael Hayes looks to pitch the ball back to junior Julius Young during the Lafayette Maroon and White game. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Football plays annual Maroon and White Game, looks ahead to fall season

Craig Barbaro, Staff Writer May 6, 2022

After two months of 6 a.m. workouts and hours spent in the weight room and on the field, the spring season for Lafayette Football concluded with the Maroon and White game on April 30. “Essentially,...

Lafayettes sports psychologist Julie Amato strives to make sure that the athletes around campus have the mental health support they need. (Photo courtesy of Julie Amato)

Lafayette student-athletes discuss mental health challenges

Phoebe Goltra, Contributing Writer May 6, 2022

Elevated suicide rates and reports of mental struggles from collegiate athletes across the nation have put student-athlete mental health in the national spotlight. After the suicide of James Madison softball...

Lafayette found overall success at the Covert Classic last weekend. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Prebola sets javelin record at Penn Relays, Warabak places second at Covert Classic

Colleen McNamara, Staff Writer May 6, 2022

This weekend, the track and field team attended both the Men's Penn Relays in Philadelphia and the Covert Classic in Bethlehem, Pa. The weekend was highlighted on the men's side by senior Billy Prebola,...

Junior Kerry Tuorto drives past a defender, looking to score. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Women’s lacrosse season ends in blow out loss against Army

Eric Ponieman, Staff Writer May 6, 2022

After a dominant performance last Friday afternoon, Army beat Lafayette's women's lacrosse team (2-13 overall, 1-8 Patriot League) 20-2 in the last game of the spring 2022 season.  Freshman attacker...

Sophomore Davus Esslinger fires a backhand during his singles match against Holy Cross last week. 
(Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Despite defeat in playoffs, bright future ahead for Lafayette tennis

Charlie Berman, Assistant Sports Editor May 6, 2022

The men’s tennis team (3-16 overall, 0-7 Patriot League) finished its season last Thursday with a loss to Holy Cross in the Patriot League Championship. This followed the women’s team's (5-12 overall,...

Senior attacker Olivia Cunningham challenges a defender in a recent rivalry game in which she notched her 100th career point. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Senior attacker Olivia Cunningham notches her hundredth career point in rivalry game

Eric Ponieman, Contributing Writer April 29, 2022

In an unassisted second quarter goal, senior attacker Olivia Cunningham tallied her 100th point as a Leopard during last week's rivalry game against Lehigh. Despite the milestone, the game ended with a...

New members of the Marquis Anglers attend a trip at Bushkill Creek. (Photo courtesy of Ethan Riehl 23)

Marquis Anglers reel in new members and traditions this semester

Caroline McParland, Sports Editor April 29, 2022

Lafayette's fishing club, known as the Marquis Anglers, which was brought to campus in fall 2020, aims to provide an accessible hobby to those who have free time on the weekends. The club has gone on...

Freshman Olivia Boeckman fires the ball over the net as part of her doubles victory against Holy Cross. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Women’s tennis defeats Holy Cross in playoffs before loss in quarter finals

Allie Campanella, Contributing Writer April 29, 2022

Last Thursday, women’s tennis (5-12 overall and 1-5 Patriot League) faced Holy Cross in the first round of playoffs, allowing them to move on to the quarterfinals the following day. With a total of six...

Sophomore attacker Charlie Cunniffe passes the ball in part of his six goal, eight point performance against Bucknell. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Bison beat men’s lacrosse in final Patriot League game of the season

Issy Bongiovanni, Staff Writer April 29, 2022

The men’s lacrosse team (4-10 overall, 1-7 Patriot League) fell to Bucknell by three points last Friday in their penultimate game of the season.  “The coaching staff put a great plan together to...

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