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The Lafayette

The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette


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

By 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 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

By 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...

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

By 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...

Despite multiple efforts from the Lafayette offense including a hat trick from Cole Dutton 22, the Leopards fell to Navy last week during their senior game. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Men’s lacrosse falls to Navy in Senior Day game

By Drew Steiner, Contributing Writer April 22, 2022

The men’s lacrosse team (4-9 overall, 1-6 Patriot League) faced a Senior Day defeat at the hands of the Navy Midshipmen this past Saturday afternoon. The Leopards lost with a score of 9-5 at Fisher Stadium....

Sophomores Peter Lehman and John Mathes lead the mens lacrosse team on to the field right before their Patriot League match up against the Colgate Raiders. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Men’s lacrosse unable to come back in fourth quarter for win against Colgate

By Issy Bongiovanni, Staff Writer March 25, 2022

The men’s lacrosse team (2-6 overall, 0-3 Patriot League) fell to Colgate by seven points last Saturday afternoon in Hamilton, N.Y. with the final score reading 14-7. Colgate opened the game with...

The club lacrosse team begins their first season ranked in a national conference at 17th and are poised to move upwards. (Photo courtesy of the NCLL on Instagram)

Men’s club lacrosse begins season with new hope and 17th ranking, an all time high

By Charlie Berman, Assistant Sports Editor February 11, 2022

The men's club lacrosse team opens up its season in two weeks with a completely different mindset than it has ever been in before. After being unaffiliated and having to schedule their own games, the Leopards...

The new athletic facility will include a weight room that all Division I athletes at Lafayette may use. (Photo by Pierson White 24)

New athletic facility to be constructed at current site of Maroon Club Strength Center

By Emma Chen, Assistant News Editor December 10, 2021

A new athletic and lacrosse facility is slated to be constructed in the place of the current Maroon Club Strength Center. The new building will expand the strength and training center, as well as add two...

Lacrosse seasons end in disappointment: what’s next?

Lacrosse seasons end in disappointment: what’s next?

By Michael Morgan April 25, 2014

Photo by Austin Drucker ‘17 Final Record: 2-11 overall, 1-8 Patriot League. The Leopards’ two wins were against Colgate on February 22 and Monmouth on April 1. Most Devastating Loss: Two overtime...

Heartbreak x3

By Brian O'Neill April 17, 2014

Triple OT loss eliminates Lafayette from postseason tournament With just two seconds remaining in a pivotal Patriot League matchup between Lafayette and Colgate, Laura Kleiber stood ten yards away from...

Largely unnoticed yet largely apprciated

By Brian O'Neill April 10, 2014

Prolific goal scorers such as Laura Kleiber and Ana White garner weekly acknowledgement in awards and stat sheets. But those who do not see as much field time receive little recognition, yet fulfill diverse...

Goalie Jake Hyatt protects the net against Manhattan

Down to the wire: Men’s lax hopes now reliant on others

By Michael Morgan April 10, 2014

Photo by Austin Drucker ‘17 Playoff Hopes Dwindling The Leopards’ playoff hopes are on life support with just two games remaining. But here is how Lafayette (2-9 overall, 1-5 Patriot League) can...

Scoring was a major problem in the Lafayette men’s lacrosse team’s loss to No. 1 ranked Loyola last weekend.

Fading fast: Playoff chances slim after lopsided loss to No. 1 ranked Loyola

By Michael Morgan March 28, 2014

Photo courtesy of Larry French Following its crushing 21-4 defeat to No. 1 ranked Loyola University Maryland, the Lafayette men’s lacrosse team finds itself in desperate need of conference wins. It...

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