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Senior attacker Peter Lehman heads towards the goal. (Photo by Rick Smith for GoLeopards)

Men’s lacrosse picks up season’s first two wins

By Eric Ponieman, Assistant Sports Editor February 23, 2024

The men's lacrosse team (2-1 overall) quickly reversed its losing record with victories over Hampton University (0-3 overall) and Drexel University (1-1 overall) last week. The team welcomed Hampton...

Junior Charlie Cunniffe fires off a shot during his four goal, four assist performance against Bucknell. 
(Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Men’s lacrosse clinches spot in Patriot League Tournament with overtime win

By Eric Ponieman, Assistant Sports Editor April 28, 2023

The men’s lacrosse team (6-8 overall, 3-5 Patriot League) punched its ticket to the Patriot League Championship Friday night in a dramatic overtime victory over Bucknell (3-9 overall, 2-5 Patriot League).  Despite...

The Leopards currently sit seventh in the Patriot League standings. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Men’s lacrosse playoff hopes on the line after loss to Navy

By Eric Ponieman, Assistant Sports Editor April 21, 2023

Navy (7-6 overall, 2-5 Patriot League) edged out the men's lacrosse team (5-8 overall, 2-5 Patriot League) 9-6 in Annapolis last Saturday, meaning the Maroon and White must win their game against Bucknell...

The mens lacrosse team celebrates its victory. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Men’s lacrosse’s win against Holy Cross brings hope for playoff berth

By Eric Ponieman, Assistant Sports Editor April 14, 2023

The men’s lacrosse team (5-7 overall, 2-4 Patriot League) moved one win closer to playoff qualification after a decisive 17-11 win over Holy Cross (0-11 overall, 0-4 Patriot League) during its Alumni...

The Leopards will face Colgate for senior day this Saturday. 
(Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Women’s lacrosse loses to Holy Cross in final minutes

By Charlie Berman, Sports Editor April 14, 2023

The women's lacrosse team (2-12 overall, 1-5 Patriot League) fell in heartbreaking fashion to Holy Cross this Saturday when the Crusaders broke a tie in the waning minutes of the game. After the Leopards...

Junior attacker Kalman Kraham dodges a defender. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Men’s lacrosse loses to Lehigh despite Kraham hat trick

By Eric Ponieman, Assistant Sports Editor April 7, 2023

The men’s lacrosse team (4-7 overall, 1-4 Patriot League) lost the 2023 Rivalry game 15-9 last Saturday afternoon. The Leopards now sit second from the bottom in the Patriot League standings.  Lehigh...

Junior Peter Lehman attacks the net during his six-goal performance in the Leopards victory over Colgate. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Men’s lacrosse prevails in last-second victory over Colgate

By Luke Gutleber, Staff Writer March 24, 2023

This past weekend, the men’s lacrosse team played one of its most exciting games in recent memory as the Leopards pulled off a buzzer-beater, 10-9 overtime win against the Colgate Raiders.  The Raiders...

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 GoLeopards.com)

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...

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