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The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

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Seniors Marco Olivas and Malik Hamm lead the Leopards out of tunnel to take on Lehigh. 
(Photo by Rick Smith for GoLeopards).

Hamm wins second Defensive Player of the Year award, five others take home Patriot League Honors

By Charlie Berman, Assistant Sports Editor December 2, 2022

As the season came to a close, the awards rolled in for the Lafayette football team. The Leopards racked up five First Team All-Patriot League honors and a Second Team All-Patriot League honor, while senior...

Eighteen of 19 teams achieved a perfect mark in the NCAAs latest national ranking of graduation success rate. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Lafayette among top colleges for student-athlete Graduation Success Rate

By Madeline Marriott, Arts & Culture Editor December 2, 2022

Lafayette’s student-athletes face the challenge of balancing their coursework with the demanding schedule of their sports. This year, Lafayette athletics achieved a 98 percent Graduation Success Rate...

Group Fit classes offered through Rec Services experienced an almost 70 percent drop in expected attendance this semester.

Group Fit classes experience drop in attendance

By Caroline McParland, Sports Editor December 2, 2022

Recreation Services has been offering Group Fit classes since the mid-90s and expanded its offerings in the spring of 2000 when the new recreation center opened. While classes have been canceled in the...

Sophomore midfielder Lineke Spaans (left) and senior defender Simone Hefting (right) were laureled for their impressive performances this fall. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Spaans, Hefting earn All-Mideast Region awards

By Caroline McParland, Sports Editor December 2, 2022

The National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) announced on Nov. 22 that sophomore Lineke Spaans and senior Simone Hefting were selected as Second Team All-Mideast Region honorees. "It is always...

The Leopards celebrate their 2022 Rivalry Game win. (Photo by Rick Smith for GoLeopards)

Football defeats Lehigh in close defensive match up, marks positive end to Troxell’s first year

By Charlie Berman, Assistant Sports Editor December 2, 2022

The football team concluded its season – the first with coach John Troxell at the helm – with a statement win against Lehigh on Nov. 19, defeating the Mountain Hawks 14-11 in a defensive battle. The...

Sidelines: World Cup 2022

Sidelines: World Cup 2022

By Charlie Berman, Assistant Sports Editor December 2, 2022

It is once again that time in the United States when everyone, for three weeks, pays attention religiously to a sport they could not be paid to watch 99 percent of the time, until the point when America...

Womens basketball struggles to come out strong after halftime, falling to Marist by 10 points last weekend. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Women’s basketball loses to Marist, captures first home win against UMBC

By Colleen McNamara, Staff Writer December 2, 2022

Women's basketball (2-6) was knocked down by Marist in a road game last Sunday, 52-42. The Leopards turned it around for a midweek win in Kirby Sports Center against the University of Maryland, Baltimore...

Senior forward Leo O’Boyle puts up a contested shot during Lafayettes 70-57 loss to Penn State. (Photo by Hannah Ally for GoLeopards)

Men’s basketball falls to Penn State, Drexel, continues rough start to year

By Eric Ponieman, Staff Writer December 2, 2022

The Lafayette men's basketball team fell to the Penn State Nittany Lions on Friday night, 70-57, and then lost to the Drexel Dragons on Wednesday night, 64-56, bringing the Leopards to a disappointing...

Lafayette comes into the Rivalry game having won two out of the previous three matchups and controlling the overall record, 80-72-5. 
(Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Why Lafayette will win the 158th Rivalry game

By Charlie Berman, Assistant Sports Editor November 18, 2022

The Lafayette Leopards (3-7 overall, 2-3 Patriot League) will look to avenge last year’s loss against the Lehigh Mountain Hawks (2-8 overall, 1-4 Patriot League) tomorrow as the teams meet for the 158th...

Lehigh comes to the Hill following their first win since early September. 
(Photo by Xin Chen for The Brown and White)

Why Lehigh will win the 158th Rivalry game

By Ella Morrissey, Sports Editor for The Brown and White November 18, 2022

Lehigh (2-8) and Lafayette (3-7) are coming into the 158th Rivalry game with the same records they had going into the game last season. Lafayette may hold a one-game lead over Lehigh, but as shown in...

Lafayettes womens crew competes at the regatta in New Jersey. (Photo courtesy of @lafcrew on Instagram)

Crew takes gold at Frostbite Regatta

By Fiona Cannon, Contributing Writer November 18, 2022

The Lafayette crew team had an outstanding performance this past Saturday at the Philadelphia Frostbite Regatta, clinching gold in every category that it entered. Keeping their winning streak alive after...

The womens basketball team before its first home game of the season against East Tennessee State. 
(Photo by Rick Smith for GoLeopards)

Women’s basketball welcomes four in new signing class, notches first win of year

By Grace Sanborn, Contributing Writer November 18, 2022

The Lafayette women’s basketball team (1-3 overall, 0-0 Patriot League) had a great week, welcoming four new members in its class of 2027 on the NCAA’s fall Signing Day before notching its first win...

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