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The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette


Sophomore Harry Dessel shoots from the fairway. (Photo by Hannah Ally for GoLeopards)

Golf team can’t play up to scratch in season closer

By Jack Paradis, Contributing Writer October 27, 2023

The golf team finished its last tournament of the fall season at the Lehigh University Invitational this past Saturday. The team finished 11th out of 13, with sophomore Harry Dessel tying for third place...

Sophomore Harry Dessel tees off. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Golf team struggles at Temple after Doc Gimmler defeat

By Ally Waldman, Contributing Writer September 22, 2023

This past weekend, the golf team competed in the Temple Invitational at the 1912 Golf Club. The team finished 13th out of 14 teams. Sophomore Harry Dessel led the Leopards' effort, tied for 22nd place....

Junior Grace Sanborn poses with one of her clubs.
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Lafayette’s lone female golfer

By Emma Chen, Managing Editor September 8, 2023

Junior Grace Sanborn has played golf for as long as she can remember, constantly going out to the range with her dad throughout the summer. Now, she is an NCAA Division I athlete, and the only woman on...

Sophomore Michael Walsh led the Leopards at the Patriot League Championship last weekend. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Golf takes last place at Patriot League Championship

By Caroline McParland, Sports Editor May 5, 2023

Last weekend, the golf team wrapped up its season by taking last place at the Patriot League Championship (PLC) at the par-72 Hillendale Country Club. "We had much higher hopes going into the PLC, it...

The golf team will now prepare for the Patriot League tournament. (Photo by Rick Smith for GoLeopards)

Men’s golf ties for seventh at home course

By Luke Gutleber, Staff Writer April 21, 2023

This past Monday, the men’s golf team concluded the final round of the Abarta Coca-Cola Collegiate Invitational, which Lafayette hosted. The tournament took place at the par-72 Northampton Country Club,...

Sophomore Sean Saw looks to finish off a put during the Savannah Collegiate tournament. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Lafayette golf underwhelms at Savannah Intercollegiate

By Luke Gutleber, Staff Writer February 24, 2023

Last Sunday, the Lafayette men’s golf team concluded the final round of the Savannah Intercollegiate at the par-72 club at Savannah Harbor in Savannah, Ga. This was the first match the Maroon and White...

Sophomore Sean Saw reads his putt during the Presidents Cup. 
(Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Golf falls to Lehigh in hard-fought battle at Presidents’ Cup

By Luke Gutleber, Staff Writer October 21, 2022

The Lafayette men’s golf team ventured to Hamilton Farm Golf Club in Gladstone, N.J. on Tuesday to compete in the annual Presidents’ Cup. Despite their valiant effort against Patriot League rival Lehigh,...

Sophomore Sean Saw reaches down to spot his ball on the green during his top 40 finish at the UConn invitational. 
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Golf team finishes weekend tied for eighth at UConn Invitational

By Nicky Nathanson, Contributing Writer October 7, 2022

The Lafayette men’s golf team participated in the UConn Invitational in Hampden, Mass. this past weekend, placing eighth out of 14 schools from across the Northeast. Freshman Harry Dessel said that...

Michael Walsh looks on as his iron shot floats towards the green during the Leopards eighth place finish at the Gimmler invitational. 
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Golf improves, places eighth this past weekend at Gimmler Invitational

By 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 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

By 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...

Senior Ryan Tall shakes hands with the competition following his 30-foot putt to win the Patriot League Individual Championship. 
(Photo Courtesy of GoLeopards)

Ryan Tall wins Patriot League Individual Championship, Lafayette places second overall

By Charlie Berman, Assistant Sports Editor May 6, 2022

The first season for Lafayette golf that was not impacted by Covid came to an end on Friday with senior Ryan Tall winning the individual Patriot League Title. The team fell just short at the Patriot League...

Lafayette golf ties Lehigh in their last preparation game before they host the Patriot League Championships. (Photo courtesy of

Leopards fall short in President’s Cup, tie rival Lehigh

By Nick Alexander, Contributing Writer April 29, 2022

The Presidents' Cup, a golf tounament held in Gladstone, N.J. concluded with the Leopards tying the Lehigh Mountain Hawks with a score of 8.5-8.5, which ultimately resulted in Lehigh retaining the title.  The...

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