The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

Soccer

Sidelines: World Cup 2022

Sidelines: World Cup 2022

By Charlie Berman, Assistant Sports Editor December 2, 2022

It is once again that time in the United States when everyone, for three weeks, pays attention religiously to a sport they could not be paid to watch 99 percent of the time, until the point when America...

Senior midfielder Will Echeverria controls the ball during the Leopards 0-1 playoff loss. (Photo by Phil Hoffmann for Navy Athletics)

Men’s soccer season ends with loss in Patriot League quarterfinals, Kitromilides receives academic honors

By Caroline McParland, Sports Editor November 11, 2022

The Lafayette men’s soccer team (9-6-4 overall, 3-2-4 Patriot League) had its season come to a heartbreaking end on Saturday night as it fell 0-1 to Navy in the Patriot League Tournament quarterfinals.  The...

Senior midfielder Yiannis Panayides dribbles down the field during Lafayettes win against American. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Men’s soccer advances to Patriot League playoffs after win against American, tie with Army

By Luke Gutleber, Staff Writer November 4, 2022

The men's soccer team (9-5-4 overall, 3-2-4 conference) clinched a spot in the Patriot League playoffs after beating American University on Saturday and ending their match against West Point with a tie...

Lafayette soccer seniors were honored before their game against Loyola. (Photo Courtesy of GoLeopards)

Men’s soccer ties Loyola on Senior Day, falls to Hofstra in final non-conference battle

By Luke Gutleber, Staff Writer October 28, 2022

The Lafayette men’s soccer team (8-5-3 overall, 2-2-3 conference) faced off against the Loyola Greyhounds this past Saturday, looking to come out with a win after tying in their previous Patriot League...

Senior Hale Lombard pushes the ball up the field as he moves to score during the last minutes of the game against Colgate. 
(Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Men’s soccer ties Colgate with late goal by Lombard

By Grace Sanborn, Contributing Writer October 21, 2022

This past Saturday, the men's soccer team (8-4-2 overall, 2-2-2 in Patriot League play) escaped with a tie against Colgate after senior forward Hale Lombard scored in the 89th minute. They now have four...

Senior Alex Sutton clears the ball during his masterful eight-save performance in the Leopards 1-0 win over Bucknell. 
(Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Men’s soccer prevails over Bucknell

By Luke Gutleber, Staff Writer October 7, 2022

This past weekend, the Lafayette men’s soccer team (7-3-1 overall, 2-1-1 conference) took on Patriot League competitor Bucknell in an away match. Coming off a tough loss at the hands of the Naval Academy,...

Senior goalkeeper Alex Sutton drills a goal kick to advance the ball during Lafayettes scoreless draw with Boston University. 
(Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Men’s soccer ties Boston University

By Andreas Pelekis, Contributing Writer September 30, 2022

On Saturday, the men’s soccer team (6-2-1 overall, 1-0-1 conference) made the trip up to Beantown and drew Boston University 0-0. Off to its best start to the season in years, Lafayette entered the match...

Sophomore defender and defensive player of the week Eoin Martin takes it up the pitch for the Leopards during his strong performance against Holy Cross. 
(Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Men’s soccer logs impressive victories over Holy Cross, St. Peter’s

By Luke Gutleber, Contributing Writer September 23, 2022

The men's soccer team (6-2 overall, 1-0 conference) faced off against the Holy Cross Crusaders on Saturday in its first Patriot League matchup of the season. The Leopards were coming off a win-streak-ending...

Senior forward Marcos Kitromilides dribbles past a defender during their win over Temple, in which he scored two of the three Lafayette goals. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Men’s soccer four-game win streak snapped after loss to St. Francis

By Luke Gutleber, Contributing Writer September 16, 2022

Last Friday, the men’s soccer team (4-2 overall) beat Temple 3-1, marking Lafayette’s fourth consecutive win. This out-of-conference winning streak was the longest the team has had since 2019 but it...

Sophomore striker Lawrence Aydlett rockets a shot on goal in Lafayettes shutout victory against Drexel. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Men’s soccer adds two non-league wins, Tis’ game winner marks first collegiate goal

By Grace Sanborn, Contributing Writer September 9, 2022

The men's soccer team (3-1 overall, 0-0 conference) clinched a dramatic 2-1 out-of-conference win against Mount St. Mary’s on Friday thanks to a buzzer-beater goal scored by freshman midfielder Sebastian...

The Leopards jump together in celebration of freshman April McDonalds first career goal against St. Peters. (Photo by Trent Weaver for GoLeopards)

Women’s soccer gains win after three consecutive non-league losses

By Allie Campanella, Contributing writer September 2, 2022

The Lafayette women's soccer team (1-3 overall, 0-0 Patriot League) secured its first win of the season as it defeated the St. Peter's Peacocks in a non-conference match on Sunday at Mike Bourger '44 Field...

Junior forward Hale Lombard (left) celebrates Lafayettes Monday night win with senior midfielder Senior midfielder Will Echeverria (right). (Photo courtesy of @lafayette_msoc on Instagram)

Lombard notches two goals in men’s soccer’s first win of the season, three players earn preseason honors

By Caroline McParland, Sports Editor September 2, 2022

The men’s soccer team (1-1 overall, 0-0 Patriot League) defeated Albany 2-0 on Monday night, marking its second non-conference game and first win of the fall 2022 season. The Leopards were led by...

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