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Club Sports

The womens club volleyball team played four tournaments this semester. (Photo courtesy of @lafayettewclubvball on Instagram)

Men’s, women’s club volleyball serve up wins

By Maddie Pedone , Contributing Writer December 1, 2023

The men's and women's club volleyball teams have both had successful starts to their seasons. The women are currently ranked first in their league and the men have had successful preseason scrimmages in...

Freshmen members of the equestrian team Ava Gustafson and Meena Hosaisy took first in their classes during the Bloomsburg Show. (Photo courtesy of Emma Sylvester 25)

Checking in with three club sports

By Martin Familetti, Contributing Writer October 27, 2023

Club sports teams' seasons are ramping up this fall, with programs hoping to maintain the level of success they reached last year while also welcoming fresh faces. The equestrian team, women’s club lacrosse...

The equestrian team will host its next competition of the season on Oct. 15. (Photo courtesy of Emma Sylvester 25)

Equestrian team shows promise at year’s first show

By Abby Cook and Charlie Berman October 6, 2023

Cantering into the 2023 horse show season, the equestrian team had a successful first show at Phoenix Rising Farm last Sunday. Placing second out of 13 colleges, the Leopards had ten different riders place....

The womens club ice hockey team poses on the ice. (Photo courtesy of Lily Hooghuis 26)

Club ice hockey teams rebuild

By Martin Familetti, Contributing Writer September 29, 2023

The men’s and women’s club ice hockey teams are both rebuilding their rosters after COVID-19 and a lack of financial support from Student Government stalled the former championship-winning teams. One...

Sally is a pony who joined the team seven months ago. (Photo courtesy of Angela Tsai 26)

Horsing around at Top Notch Equestrian Centre

By Benjamin White, Contributing Writer September 22, 2023

As the equestrian team prepares for another competitive year, the horses of Top Notch Equestrian Centre, the team’s de facto practice facility, return ready for continued success. Cooper, a chestnut...

The pep band will next appear tomorrow during the football game against Columbia. (Photo courtesy of @lafpepband on Instagram)

Keeping the pep in the Leopards’ step

By Jack Paradis, Contributing Writer September 15, 2023

In the background of every football and basketball home game is a team that never touches the ball, but is still a vital part of school spirit. The Lafayette College Pep Band is a group of about 45...

Junior Lily Kubany poses with other womens club soccer players for a picture after a scrimmage in April.
(Photo courtesy of @lafwomensclubsoccer on Instagram)

Club sports preview

By Fiona Cannon, Staff Writer September 1, 2023

Club sports give hundreds of Lafayette athletes who are committed to and passionate about their sport an avenue to continue playing outside of the Division I space. Last year, many of Lafayette's club...

Some members of the crew team will represent Lafayette in Tennessee this month. (Photo courtesy of @lafcrew on Instagram)

Crew sweeps the board at Gifford Pinchot Sprints Regatta

By Fiona Cannon, Contributing Writer May 5, 2023

The Lafayette club crew team had a stellar showing this past weekend at the Gifford Pinchot Sprints Regatta. The team had nine boats racing including Women's Varsity 4, Women’s Varsity 8, Women’s...

After being officially approved as a club, ballet welcomes dancers with a variety of experience. (Photo courtesy of Yuko Tanaka 26)

Ballet club chassés onto campus

By Caroline McParland, Sports Editor May 5, 2023

The ballet club was approved last Thursday after presenting to Student Government that it met the new club requirements. First-year president Yuko Tanaka had the idea to form the club after other students...

The seniors on the club rugby team pose after their last tournament. (Photo courtesy of Matt Cherry 23)

Men’s club rugby goes undefeated at home tournament

By Fiona Cannon, Contributing Writer April 28, 2023

This past weekend, the men's club rugby team hosted and participated in its final tournament of the year. The team went undefeated over the course of the weekend, winning 29-21 against Albright College,...

Womens crew celebrates with first place medals last weekend. (Photo courtesy of Noni Lorentzen 25)

Crew continues season with masterful performance at Kerr Cup

By Luke Gutleber, Staff Writer April 28, 2023

The crew team built upon its recent success in its third regatta of the season at the Kerr Cup this past Saturday. Four separate Leopard boats achieved first-place finishes, with an additional boat coming...

Members of the dance company perform a lyrical routine. (Photo courtesy of Ricki Blaustein 25)

Dance company highlights variety of styles at showcase

By Caroline McParland, Sports Editor April 28, 2023

This past Friday, the dance company put on a final showcase at Williams Center for the Arts. This showcase is put on each semester and is a culmination of all of the rehearsing and choreography the team...

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