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The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

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The addition of the Richmond Spiders to the Patriot League is the first since 2001. (Photo courtesy of University of Richmond Athletics)

Richmond to join Patriot League football

By Benjamin White, Assistant Sports Editor May 18, 2024

The University of Richmond will be joining the Patriot League as an associate member for football beginning in the 2025 football season, expanding Patriot League football to eight teams. "We are excited...

Safety DaRon Gilbert goes for a tackle against Lehigh in 2022. (Photo by Rick Smith for GoLeopards)

Leopards join NFL

By Benjamin White, Staff Writer May 3, 2024

Former Leopards DaRon Gilbert and Steven Stilianos signed with NFL teams as undrafted free agents this week, with Gilbert joining the Detroit Lions and Stilianos, the Tennessee Titans. “Going into...

Tommy McGee hops over an opposing player. (Photo by Rick Smith for GoLeopards)

Men’s lacrosse ends season with close loss to Lehigh

By Eric Ponieman, Assistant Sports Editor May 3, 2024

The men’s lacrosse team (6-7 overall, 2-6 Patriot League) closed out its season on Friday with a 13-12 loss to rival Lehigh University (8-6 overall, 6-2 Patriot League). The Leopards entered the match...

The Lafayette football team hoists the Patriot League Championship trophy for the first time since 2013. (Photo by Rick Smith for GoLeopards)

The state of Lafayette sports

By Charlie Berman, Sports Editor May 3, 2024

We are but brief echoes in the relentless passage of time as it carelessly rushes onward, merely distorted faces upon which clocks droop in the proverbial Salvador Dali painting that we call life. Yet...

Junior Sean Saw chips up to the green at the Abarta Coca-Cola Collegiate Invitational on April 15. (Photo by Rick Smith for GoLeopards)

Golf finishes middle of pack in Patriot League Championship

By Luke Gutleber, Staff Writer May 3, 2024

The golf team tied for fifth out of eight schools in the Patriot League Championship hosted by its rival, the Lehigh Mountain Hawks. The tournament spanned from Friday to Sunday at the Saucon Valley Country...

Senior thrower Andrew Bowsher throws on April 6 against Lehigh. (Photo by Rick Smith for GoLeopards)

Track and field notches victories at Penn Relays, Covert Classic

By Maddie Pedone, Contributing Writer May 3, 2024

Five members of the track and field team competed in the Penn Relays, the oldest and largest track and field meet in the United States, last Friday at the University of Pennsylvania to yield strong results....

Senior infielder Blaze Fadio bats against Bucknell on Sunday. (Photo by Hannah Ally for GoLeopards)

Baseball swept by Bucknell, drops game against Monmouth

By Dan Sullivan, Staff Writer May 3, 2024

The baseball team (14-32 overall, 8-13 Patriot League) faced off against Bucknell (21-22 overall, 12-13 Patriot League) this past weekend, dropping all three games and succumbing to its sixth series sweep...

The mens lacrosse team won its final out-of-conference game against Le Moyne last Friday. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Men’s lacrosse drowns Le Moyne Dolphins, prepares to face Lehigh

By Ally Waldman, Contributing Writer April 26, 2024

The men’s lacrosse team (6-6 overall, 2-5 Patriot League) secured a decisive 14-9 victory over out-of-conference opponent Le Moyne College (9-8 overall) last Friday evening at Fisher Stadium. The...

Freshman outfielder Teddy Cashman makes contact with a pitch. (Photo by Hannah Ally for GoLeopards)

Baseball prevails in Holy Cross series, beats St. Peter’s

By Jack Paradis, Contributing Writer April 26, 2024

The baseball team (14-28 overall, 8-10 Patriot League) continued its string of strong performances this past weekend against the College of the Holy Cross (19-23 overall, 9-9 Patriot League), taking the...

Sophomore Savion McKinnon makes a catch during the football teams annual spring showcase last Saturday. (Photo by Rick Smith for GoLeopards)

Young stars shine at football’s spring showcase

By Dan Sullivan, Staff Writer April 26, 2024

The football team may not be in season, but the way the Leopards have been practicing over their spring semester makes it hard to tell. The team's diligence culminated in the annual Maroon-White Spring...

Mens lacrosse pulled out a last-minute win against Boston University last Saturday. (Photo by Trent Weaver for GoLeopards)

Peter Lehman’s buzzer beater makes men’s lacrosse history

By Lauren Peterson, Contributing Writer April 19, 2024

The men’s lacrosse team (5-6 overall, 2-5 Patriot League) traveled to Boston University, the 15th-ranked team in the nation, upsetting the Terriers (7-5 overall, 4-2 Patriot League) on Saturday by a...

The mens and womens soccer teams will each welcome eight new recruits in the fall. (Photo by Hannah Ally for GoLeopards)

Soccer programs bring on 16 recruits

By Eric Ponieman, Assistant Sports Editor April 19, 2024

As the semester ends and the campus community prepares for summer vacation, 16 high school students will be preparing for their first collegiate preseason at Lafayette. The men’s soccer program will...

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