The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

Baseball

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...

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...

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...

Freshman utility player Luke Caucci slides for the base. (Photo by Rick Smith for GoLeopards)

Baseball drops series to Army, beats Lehigh

By Jack Paradis, Contributing Writer April 19, 2024

The baseball team (11-27 overall, 6-9 Patriot League) faced Army West Point (19-16 overall, 9-5 Patriot League) in a three-game series this past weekend, losing two games and winning one. The Leopards...

Senior RHP Bo Planeta hurls a pitch against the University of Delaware. (Photo by Hannah Ally for GoLeopards)

Baseball goes .500 in 6 games

By Maddie Pedone, Contributing Writer April 12, 2024

The baseball team (9-24 overall, 4-7 Patriot League) lost to Bucknell University (13-19 overall, 5-10 Patriot League) and won against the United States Naval Academy (20-13 overall, 10-5 Patriot League)...

Freshman utility Luke Caucci tries to tag out a Navy baserunner. (Photo by Hannah Ally for GoLeopards)

Baseball sunk by Navy

By Eric Ponieman, Assistant Sports Editor April 5, 2024

The baseball team (6-21 overall, 2-5 Patriot League) lost all three games of its away series against the United States Naval Academy (17-11 overall, 8-3 Patriot League). The series kicked off with a...

Coca-Cola Park is about a 25 minute drive from campus. (Photo courtesy of noisenation.com)

IronPigs: A guide to your local minor league baseball team

By Andreas Pelekis, Assistant News Editor April 5, 2024

The Lehigh Valley IronPigs, a minor league baseball affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies located in Allentown, began their season on March 29. With 150 total games scheduled for 2024, and about half...

Senior Bo Planeta fires a strike during the Leopards loss to Rutgers. (Photo by Hannah Ally for GoLeopards)

Baseball goes 1-1 against Penn, drops Rutgers matchup

By Eric Ponieman, Assistant Sports Editor March 22, 2024

The baseball team (3-16 overall) continued its poor run of form with losses to the University of Pennsylvania (8-9 overall) and Rutgers University (15-6 overall). However, the Leopards also managed to...

Senior infielder Blaze Fadio slides into home against Delaware. (Photo by Hannah Ally for GoLeopards)

Baseball drops 2 of 3 at Delaware

By Dan Sullivan, Staff Writer March 8, 2024

The baseball team (1-9 overall) traveled to the University of Delaware (6-5 overall) last weekend to take on the Blue Hens at Bob Thomas Stadium. Although the Leopards dropped two out of three games in...

Senior pitcher Bo Planeta pitches against Oregon. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Baseball continues losing streak

By Abby Cook, Contributing Writer March 1, 2024

The baseball team (0-7 overall) continued its winless 2024 season last weekend. The Leopards traveled to the University of Oregon (6-1 overall) to face off against the Ducks at P.K. Park where they dropped...

After getting swept in Tennessee, the Leopards look for better results out west. (Photo courtesy of etsubucs.com)

A rough start to baseball’s season

By Abby Cook, Contributing Writer February 23, 2024

Last weekend, the baseball team traveled to Johnson City, Tennessee for its season opener against the East Tennessee State University Bucs. The trip resulted in three consecutive losses, starting off the...

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...

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