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The Lafayette

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The mens basketball team celebrates its Sunday night win against American, which sent it to the Patriot League finals. (Photo by Rick Smith for GoLeopards)

After nail-biting win against American, men’s basketball falls to No. 1 seed Colgate in League Championship

By Eric Ponieman and Charlie Berman March 10, 2023

The men’s basketball team (11-22, 7-11 Patriot League) advanced to the Patriot League Tournament final for the first time since 2015 after one of the most exciting games Kirby Sports Center has seen...

Senior midfielder Katie Chiasson fires a pass during the Leopards victory over Canisius in their Athlete Ally game. (Photo by Rick Smith for GoLeopards)

Women’s lacrosse earns first victory of season

By Charlie Berman, Sports Editor March 10, 2023

The women’s lacrosse team notched its first win of the season, taking down the Canisius Golden Griffins in a double overtime thriller. While the Leopards have been competitive in almost every game they’ve...

After several top-three finishes from Lafayette, the equestrian team finished first in its opening show of the season. (Photo courtesy of Maggie Sigmond-Warner 23)

Equestrian places first in semester-opening show

By Caroline McParland, Sports Editor March 10, 2023

The Lafayette equestrian team placed first out of 10 teams this past Sunday at its semester-opening show. Two Lafayette riders tied for Reserve High Point Rider of the day.  The team recently moved...

Running club president, senior Andrew Scardina, was the overall winner. (Photo courtesy of @lafrunningclub on Instagram)

Two running club members place first in “March Fourth” race

By Caroline McParland, Sports Editor March 10, 2023

Last weekend, the running club had about 10 people compete in a 5K race in New Jersey called March Fourth, which raises money and awareness for colon cancer. The men and women raced together, with senior...

Senior infielder Seif Ingram throws across the diamond during the second game of Saturdays double-header.
(Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Offense shines as baseball splits series with High Point

By Luke Gutleber, Staff Writer March 10, 2023

This past weekend, the baseball team (3-9 overall, 0-0 Patriot League) won two games and lost just as many in a four-game series against the High Point University Panthers.  The Leopards leaped to...

Junior guard Makayla Andrews led the Leopards last Saturday with 14 points. (Photo by Rick Smith for GoLeopards)

Women’s basketball loses in first round of Patriot League playoffs

By Grace Sanborn, Staff Writer March 10, 2023

The women’s basketball team's season came to a close on Saturday after it lost 61-52 to Loyola Maryland in the first round of the Patriot League tournament. The Leopards (10-19 overall, 7-11 Patriot...

Fencing now looks forward to hosting regionals after competing in the MACFA tournament. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Fencing finishes regular season with MACFA Championships

By Andreas Pelekis and Caroline McParland March 10, 2023

Over the past four weeks, the fencing team competed in the Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Fencing Association (MACFA) tournament. The team faced Johns Hopkins University on Feb. 12 and Drew University on Feb....

Junior attacker Peter Lehman scored two goals in the Leopards loss. (Photo by Larry French for GoLeopards)

Men’s lacrosse loses to Loyola in Patriot League opener

By Caroline McParland, Sports Editor March 10, 2023

The men's lacrosse team (2-4 overall, 0-1 Patriot League) began Patriot League play this past weekend, falling to No. 7 Loyola Maryland 15-11 after the Greyhounds pulled away in the third quarter. Junior...

Senior captain Leo OBoyle, who scored his 1,000th career point against American on Sunday, will be key for the Leopards against Colgate. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Patriot League Championship Preview: Can the Leopards pull off the upset?

By Andreas Pelekis, Staff Writer March 7, 2023

A spot in March Madness will be clinched on Wednesday night, as the No. 6 seed Lafayette Leopards (10-22, 7-11 Patriot League) travel to Hamilton, New York to take on the No. 1 seed Colgate Raiders (25-8,...

Senior Jessica Booth is honored before the Leopards senior day victory. (Photo by Rick Smith for GoLeopards)

Women’s basketball snaps six-game losing streak against Bucknell

By Grace Sanborn, Staff Writer March 3, 2023

The women’s basketball team (10-18 overall, 7-11 Patriot League) broke its six-game losing streak during its senior day on Saturday, defeating Bucknell 69-61. The game was the Leopards' first victory...

The members of the mens lacrosse team congratulate each other after their 10-4 victory. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Men’s lacrosse dominates Binghamton, Lehman scores hat trick

By Luke Gutleber, Staff Writer March 3, 2023

The Lafayette men’s lacrosse team (2-3, 0-0 Patriot League) tallied its second win of the season last Saturday, beating Binghamton 10-4. Junior attacker Peter Lehman scored a hat trick and recorded...

Yazdan Basir 23 creates models to help the mens soccer team visualize its statistics. (Photo courtesy of Lafayette Today)

Yazdan Basir ’23 brings men’s soccer stats to life

By Madeline Marriott, Culture Editor March 3, 2023

Every time a member of Lafayette’s men’s soccer team takes a shot during a game, senior Yazdan Basir sees a dot. If the shot goes wide, the dot is blue; if it hits the post, the dot is white. And if...

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