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The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

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The sports medicine staff poses following the football teams 2023 victory over Lehigh.
(Photo courtesy of @LCsportsmed on Instagram)

Sports medicine propels athletes’ performance, recovery

By Benjamin White, Staff Writer February 23, 2024

The Sports Medicine Center is crucial to the success of each and every sports team. From prevention to recovery, the trainers support athletes in every step of the injury process. “Sports medicine...

Lehigh Valley athletes often choose Lafayette for its proximity to home and its top-tier competition. (Photos courtesy of GoLeopards and James Macchia)

Lafayette’s local athletes give new meaning to ‘home games’

By Benjamin White, Staff Writer February 23, 2024

For athletes from the Lehigh Valley, Lafayette represents not only the conveniences of staying close to home but also the desire to represent and inspire their community while still living in it. “From...

Freshmen Stella Malinowski, Jaylon Joseph, Mark Butler, Nadia Zaffanella and Ida Moczerniuk (left to right) have been tearing it up for the Leopards. (Photos courtesy of GoLeopards)

Freshmen athletes make dazzling first impressions

By Luke Gutleber, Staff Writer February 9, 2024

The future shines bright for Leopards athletics as first-years from all different sports have been winning awards and breaking records at a breakneck pace this year. Ida Moczerniuk On Jan. 27 at...

Amanda Golini 17 celebrates with the U.S. National Field Hockey team after clinching an Olympic berth. (Photo courtesy of Lafayette College on Linkedin)

Amanda Golini ‘17 qualifies for Paris Olympics with U.S. Field Hockey

By Grace Sanborn, Assistant Sports Editor February 2, 2024

Amanda Golini ‘17 and the rest of the United States field hockey national team punched their tickets for the Summer Olympics. The team earned a silver medal and secured one of three qualifying spots...

Kerry Kenny 07 started his career with the Big 10 conference in 2008. (Photo courtesy of Sports Business Journal)

Kerry Kenny ’07 on Big Ten career path

By Madeline Marriott, Editor-in-Chief January 26, 2024

Kerry Kenny ‘07 once spent his days on the basketball court in Kirby Sports Center. Nearly 20 years later, he has yet to stray far from the college sports world, working his way up to the role of chief...

The 1983 mens tennis team will be inducted into the Hall of Fame for its undefeated run. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Maroon Club Hall of Fame announces 2023-24 induction class

By Benjamin White, Contributing Writer October 27, 2023

The 2023-2024 Maroon Club Hall of Fame is set to honor five former student-athletes and one team for their collegiate successes. Cathy Novello '83, Geddes Alexander '97, Jackie D'Angelo Stowe '94, Duncan...

Junior midfielder Ani Khachadourian celebrates a goal at the womens World Deaf Football Championship. (Photo courtesy of United States Soccer Federation)

Junior Ani Khachadourian helps US clinch women’s World Deaf Football Championship

By Grace Sanborn, Assistant Sports Editor October 20, 2023

The U.S. Women’s National soccer team may not have won the World Cup this past summer, but U.S. soccer has a new world champion in junior Ani Khachadourian. Khachadourian, a midfielder for Lafayette's...

Mike Joseph 88  and Gary Laubach make up half of the broadcasting team. (Photo courtesy of Lafayette Athletics on Youtube)

The voices of Lafayette College Sports Network

By Benjamin White, Contributing Writer October 20, 2023

The voices of Lafayette sports form a formidable broadcasting team with years of history and experience behind their game coverage. Play-by-play commentator Gary Laubach calls basketball, football and...

SAAC includes at least one representative from each athletics team.(Photo courtesy of @div1saac on X)

Student-Athlete Advisory Committee supports athletes, promotes involvement

By Abigail Cook, Contributing Writer September 22, 2023

About a quarter of Lafayette's student population participates in varsity athletics. All student-athletes are represented by the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, better known by its initials, SAAC,...

Sophomore Sauda Ntaconayigize drives down the court in the Globl Jam tournament. (Photo courtesy of Sauda Ntaconayigize 26)

Sophomore Sauda Ntaconayigize represents Africa in global basketball tournament

By Madeline Marriott, Editor-in-Chief September 1, 2023

For eight days this summer, while most of her teammates traveled to campus for summer workouts, sophomore guard Sauda Ntaconayigize played for Team Africa in the under-23 women's bracket of the Canadian...

Members of lacrosse team get their heads shave to stand in solidarity with children battling cancer.

Annual St. Baldrick’s shave event a big success

By Charlie Berman, Sports Editor February 24, 2023

The St. Baldrick's Foundation’s annual Big Shave event at Kirby Sports Center took place Wednesday night as members of Lafayette’s men’s lacrosse, soccer, swim and track teams volunteered to shave...

The Lafayette football team signed up over 260 volunteers for the Be The Match database. 
(Photo courtesy of @LafColFootball on Twitter)

Lafayette football partners with nonprofit Be The Match, produces life-saving results

By Charlie Berman, Assistant Sports Editor October 21, 2022

While the Lafayette football team had a bye this past week, they remained active in the community by hosting a donation drive for the nonprofit “Be The Match” in Farinon. Be The Match is an organization...

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