The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette


The mens lacrosse team traveled to Ohio State to scrimmage the team and play in their new stadium. (Photo courtesy of @lafayettemlax on Instagram)

Men’s lacrosse hosts local Easton students, scrimmages Ohio State in preparation for spring season

By Caroline McParland, Sports Editor January 27, 2023

The men’s lacrosse team has had an exciting opening month to its spring season, including a community service event in Easton and a trip to The Ohio State University to play at its state-of-the-art lacrosse...

Lafayette huddles in the middle of the game against Holy Cross as they cruised to a 21-11 win for their Patriot League victory in almost 2,000 days. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Mens lacrosse nets first Patriot League win in five years

By Eric Ponieman, Contributing Writer April 15, 2022

It was a historic Saturday in Worcester, Mass. as the men’s lacrosse team (4-8 overall, 1-5 Patriot League) notched their first Patriot League win of the season against Holy Cross. Defeating the Crusaders...

Lafayette faces off against rival Lehigh in a loss that came down to a numbers game. (Photo courtesy of

Fourth quarter scoring woes lead to men’s lacrosse defeat

By Colleen McNamara, Staff Writer April 8, 2022

Over 500 fans packed Fisher Stadium to watch Lafayette (3-8 overall, 0-5 Patriot League) compete with rival #20 Lehigh last Saturday. While the Leopards were only down one goal going into the final quarter,...

The womens lacrosse team remained on campus over spring break to compete in two games and prepare for upcoming Patriot League play. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Relaxing spring break? Not for these athletes

By Charlie Berman, Assistant Sports Editor March 25, 2022

For most Lafayette students, spring break is a chance to relax, spend time at home or travel with family and friends. However, for spring athletes, spring break is a time to showcase their skills and represent...

Sophomore attacker Charlie Cunniffe scans the defense as he looks for an opportunity to score on Loyola. (Photo taken by Hannah Ally for GoLeopards)

Men’s lacrosse falls in close battle to Loyola

By Eric Ponieman, Contributing Writer March 11, 2022

The first in-conference game of the men’s lacrosse team’s 2022 campaign ended in a 14-12 loss to Loyola on Saturday. Lafayette was looking for revenge against a team that cruised to an 11-7 victory...

Men lacrosse drives to the crease against Binghamton in a heartbreaking overtime loss. (Photo courtesy of

Men’s lacrosse falls in overtime to Binghamton

By Nicky Nathanson, Staff Writer March 4, 2022

The men’s lacrosse team fell to Binghamton 13-12 this past Saturday in a tightly contested game that went to overtime. The loss drops the team's record to 2-2 and ends its two-game winning streak. Despite...

Junior midfielder Brian Collins (pictured) battles with a defender in last Tuesdays 13-11 win against Drexel University. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Men’s lacrosse nets close win against Drexel

By Issy Bongiovanni, Staff writer February 25, 2022

The men’s lacrosse team (2-1 overall, 0-0 Patriot League) secured their second win of the spring season at Fisher Stadium on Tuesday night. They managed to hold onto a small lead throughout the game,...

The mens lacrosse team joins into a huddle after last weeks Penn State game. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Men’s lacrosse dominates Virginia Military Institute, first victory in three years

By Charlie Berman, Assistant Sports Editor February 18, 2022

Men’s lacrosse secured their first victory in over 1,000 days on the road against the Virginia Military Institute (VMI). After undergoing a deep rebuild and culture change throughout the pandemic, they...

Lacrosse falls in an impressive showing on the road against Big Ten Penn State to begin their season. (Photo courtesy of mens lacrosse Instagram)

Men’s lacrosse season looks promising as they keep up with Big Ten Penn State

By Eric Ponieman, Contributing writer February 11, 2022

After nine months of preparation, the men's lacrosse team officially opened its 2022 season against Penn State with a loss this past weekend. The game ended 20-15, with the Nittany Lions on top.  “After...

As the Lacrosse team prepares to begin their 2022 season and signs 12 new athletes to bolster the future of the program. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Men’s lacrosse begins season with exhibition against Ohio State, welcomes 12 to class of ’26

By Nicky Nathanson, Staff writer January 28, 2022

After a 0-11 finish last season, the men’s lacrosse team is back in action. They began their season with a scrimmage that was not scored but gave the Leopards pre-season exposure to a Big Ten Conference...

Lafayette student-athletes experience a relatively empty campus over winter break while preparing for their spring seasons. (Photo by Caroline Burns 22 for The Lafayette)

What it’s like to spend winter break on campus as a student-athlete

By Eric Ponieman, Contributing Writer January 28, 2022

Most students view winter break as a time to unwind. After final exams, students take several weeks off to relax, refresh and recharge. For a select group, however, this period is cut short. The men’s...

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...

Load More Stories