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Sophomore defender and defensive player of the week Eoin Martin takes it up the pitch for the Leopards during his strong performance against Holy Cross. 
(Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Men’s soccer logs impressive victories over Holy Cross, St. Peter’s

Luke Gutleber, Contributing Writer September 23, 2022

The men's soccer team (6-2 overall, 1-0 conference) faced off against the Holy Cross Crusaders on Saturday in its first Patriot League matchup of the season. The Leopards were coming off a win-streak-ending...

As a primary contact athletic trainer, Amber Kinney works with student-athletes on both their physical and mental well-being. (Photo courtesy of 
Philip LaBella)

Meet Amber Kinney: Lafayette football’s first female primary contact athletic trainer

Caroline McParland, Sports Editor September 23, 2022

As a student-athlete, it can be despairing to receive the news that you have a potentially career-ending injury. Faced with similar news herself when she was a young athlete, Amber Kinney transformed...

Sophomore lineman Ryder Langsdale gestures touchdown as the Leopards celebrate Ryan Schusters successful QB sneak into the end zone.
(Photo by Rick Smith for GoLeopards)

Football shows signs of life during loss to 15th ranked William & Mary

Charlie Berman, Assistant Sports Editor September 23, 2022

In a tough matchup that featured quick spurts of promise for the Maroon and White, the Lafayette football team (1-2 overall) fell to 15th ranked William & Mary Tribe 34-7. The Leopards were looking...

The mens club rugby team gears up for the 2022 fall season with a handful of new members. (Photo courtesy of Matt Cherry 23)

Men’s rugby looks forward to fall season

Caroline McParland, Sports Editor September 23, 2022

Lafayette men's club rugby team looks promising for the team as they gained a handful of new members at the involvement fair and only graduated three members of the team from last year. The rugby team,...

Senior wide receiver Joe Gillette is now catching passes and running routes for the Leopards once again after beating cancer. 
(Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Senior Joe Gillette beats cancer to return to Lafayette football

Charlie Berman, Assistant Sports Editor September 16, 2022

Early wake ups, hard practices and grueling games – all while managing rigorous academics – are just everyday occurrences for a student-athlete in the Patriot League. For the starting senior wide...

Senior forward Marcos Kitromilides dribbles past a defender during their win over Temple, in which he scored two of the three Lafayette goals. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Men’s soccer four-game win streak snapped after loss to St. Francis

Luke Gutleber, Contributing Writer September 16, 2022

Last Friday, the men’s soccer team (4-2 overall) beat Temple 3-1, marking Lafayette’s fourth consecutive win. This out-of-conference winning streak was the longest the team has had since 2019 but it...

Senior linebacker Jyaire Stevens rings the Lafayette bell after forcing a fumble in the second quarter of the Leopards game at Lincoln Financial Field.

Leopards fall to FBS foe Temple in hard fought battle

Charlie Berman, Assistant Sports Editor September 16, 2022

Last Saturday, the football team (1-1 overall) embarked on the first road test of John Troxell’s young Lafayette head coaching career, losing to Temple University 30-14 at Lincoln Financial Field. Spirits...

The mens tennis team competed in several close matches this past weekend at the Villanova Invitational. (Photo courtesy of Arman Ganchi 25)

Men’s tennis participates in annual Villanova Invitational, featuring strong first-years

Andreas Pelekis, Contributing Writer September 16, 2022

This past weekend, the men's tennis team participated in the annual Villanova Invitational, their second invitational of the fall season. In addition to Lafayette, the tournament included Bucknell, Villanova,...

Michael Walsh looks on as his iron shot floats towards the green during the Leopards eighth place finish at the Gimmler invitational. 
(Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Golf improves, places eighth this past weekend at Gimmler Invitational

Nicky Nathanson, Staff Writer September 16, 2022

The Leopards were back in action this past weekend as the men’s golf team took part in the Gimmler Invitational at the Bethpage Golf State Park Red Course, where they finished tied for eighth. This competition...

Sophomore striker Lawrence Aydlett rockets a shot on goal in Lafayettes shutout victory against Drexel. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Men’s soccer adds two non-league wins, Tis’ game winner marks first collegiate goal

Grace Sanborn, Contributing Writer September 9, 2022

The men's soccer team (3-1 overall, 0-0 conference) clinched a dramatic 2-1 out-of-conference win against Mount St. Mary’s on Friday thanks to a buzzer-beater goal scored by freshman midfielder Sebastian...

Freshman quarterback Ryan Schuster drops back and runs away from the rush during the Leopards 6-0 win over Sacred Heart. (Photo by Rick Smith for GoLeopards)

Lafayette stands at the goal line to beat Sacred Heart for Coach Troxell’s first win

Charlie Berman, Assistant Sports Editor September 9, 2022

In their first game with native son John Troxell ’94 as head coach, the football team (1-0 overall, 0-0 conference) hung on to beat the Sacred Heart Pioneers 6-0 in a defensive showcase on Saturday. The...

Sophomore Raymond Dennehy gazes at his shot during his top ten finish of one-under-par at the Lagowitz Invitational. (Photo Courtesy of GoLeopards).

Men’s golf ties for fourth at Alex Lagowitz Memorial Invitational

Luke Gutleber, Contributing Writer September 9, 2022

Last weekend, the men's golf team tied with Villanova to place fourth out of 14 teams in the annual Alex Lagowitz Memorial Invitational hosted by Colgate University. Leading the way for the Leopards...

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