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The mens soccer team has been promoting childrens literacy through their book club at Cheston Elementary. (Photo courtesy of Benji Grossi 23)

Men’s soccer connects with Easton community through ‘Earn Your Spots’ Book Club

Caroline McParland, Sports Editor April 8, 2022

The men’s soccer team decided to start a book club in 2020 as a way to give back to the Easton community. This "Earn Your Spots" Book Club aims to emphasize the importance of literacy among children...

Conceptual image of the proposed Gummeson Grounds, aimed to elevate the Lafayette mens and womens soccer teams in the future. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Soccer programs gifted new stadium following donation from Peter Gummeson ‘80

Caroline McParland, Sports Editor March 25, 2022

The men’s and women’s soccer programs will be elevated to new heights through the creation of Gummeson Grounds. As announced on March 9 on the GoLeopards Instagram page, a lead gift granted by Peter...

Head coach Bohn of Lafayette mens soccer reflects on the graduating class while looking to the future with the addition of six new recruits for the class of 2026. (Photo courtesy of Lafayette mens soccer on Instagram)

Men’s soccer capitalize on recent success, score six high profile recruits for the class of 2026

Issy Bongiovanni, Staff writer February 11, 2022

The men's soccer team has officially signed six incoming Leopards for its class of 2026. “We were focused a little bit more on positional needs. We had to be more specific and targeted with what positions...

Venezia scored the game-tying goal that sent the team into a double overtime on Saturday against Holy Cross. (Photo courtesy of

Men’s soccer finishes season in two double overtime ties with Holy Cross and Army

Issy Bongiovanni, Contributing Writer November 5, 2021

The Lafayette men’s soccer team (7-7-4 overall, 3-3-3 Patriot League) tied with Holy Cross 2-2 after an exceptional comeback in the second half and going into double overtime this past Saturday before...

David Goldblatt, author of The Ball is Round discussed the connection between the world sports industry and climate change during a visit to Professor Ospina-Giraldos FYS class. (Photo courtesy of FIFA World Football museum)

How is the sport industry related to the climate crisis?

Caroline McParland, Sports Editor October 29, 2021

Not only are sports threatened by the climate crisis, but they contribute to the climate problem. Writer and journalist David Goldblatt spoke on these issues in addition to the carbon footprint generated...

The Lafayette mens soccer team fails to score a goal in back-to-back games against rival Lehigh and Hofstra last week. (Photo courtesy of

Leopards fall to rival Lehigh and Hofstra

Nicky Nathanson, Staff Writer October 22, 2021

In their most recent outings, the Lafayette men's soccer team lost a pair of games, falling 2-0 to Lehigh on Saturday, Oct. 16, and 4-0 to Hofstra on Tuesday, Oct. 19. Lafayette now sits at 7-6-2 on the...

Sophomore Carter Houlihan handles the ball as the Leopards dominate in the battle against Colgate, holding them to just two shots on goal. (Photo courtesy of Athletic Communications)

Men’s soccer defeats Colgate during homecoming weekend

Jose Munoz October 8, 2021

The Lafayette men’s soccer team (6-4-1 overall) defeated the Colgate Raiders 1-0 at home on Saturday afternoon. With this win, they improve to a 2-1-1 record in Patriot League play this season. The...

Junior midfielder Yiannis Panayides of Lafayette mens soccer puts ball past Terriers’ goalie’s for the game winning goal in overtime nail-biter against Boston. (Photo courtesy of Athletic Communications)

Men’s soccer notched first Patriot League win in overtime thriller

Charlie Berman October 1, 2021

The Lafayette men’s soccer team scored their first Patriot League win of the young season when the Leopards beat the Boston University Terriers 1-0 last Saturday. After the ball bobbled around Boston’s...

The women’s soccer team wraps up out of conference play with their second win of the season against NJIT. (Photo courtesy of Athletic Communications)

Women’s soccer builds momentum with win over NJIT

Jose Munoz September 17, 2021

Lafayette women’s soccer team won its second consecutive game in out-of-conference play with a 1-0 victory over New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) on Sunday. The win brings their record to 2-4. The...

Sports Recap Central

Caroline McParland September 10, 2021

Field Hockey (3-1) (0-0 Patriot League) Sept. 3 @ Ohio St. | L, 3-4 McAndrew: 1 goal, 1 assist | Hannes: 1 goal, 1 assist | Sawers: 1 goal  Sept. 5 vs. Indiana | W, 4-0 McAndrew: 1 goal | Sawers:...

Senior Marcos Kitromilides was invaluable to securing mens soccers second win of the season. (Photo courtesy of Athletic Communications)

Men’s soccer secures second win of season against Mount St. Mary’s

Jose Munoz September 10, 2021

The Lafayette men's soccer team (2-1, 0-0 PL) faced off against Mt. Saint Mary's on Friday in what resulted in a comfortable 3-0 victory for the home team. With an overwhelming twelve shots to the Mount’s...

Senior forward Marcos Kitromilides has had a strong season. (Photo courtesy of Athletic Communications)

Hazel and Kitromilides named Men’s Hermann Trophy Watch List after 2021 spring season

Craig Barbaro September 3, 2021

The Lafayette men’s soccer team had a perfect 2021 season but fell short of their ultimate goal: winning the Patriot League Championship. The team went undefeated going 7-0 in the regular season, winning...

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