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The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

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Former Leopard Jake Bloss 22 throws a pitch against the Baltimore Orioles before exiting in the fourth inning. (Photo courtesy of The Athletic)

Former Leopard makes MLB debut

By Benjamin White, Assistant Sports Editor June 25, 2024

Former Leopards pitcher Jake Bloss '22 made his Major League Baseball debut for the Houston Astros this past Friday night, joining David Bednar ‘17 as the only active Lafayette College alumni in MLB. Bloss...

Fencing coach Dayn DeRose has multiple talents, including sambo. (Photo courtesy of Dayn DeRose)

Dayn DeRose carries coaching philosophy across sports

By Martin Familetti, Staff Writer April 26, 2024

The fencing team has been under the stewardship of Dayn DeRose for the better part of two years, but DeRose's career as a fencing coach spans four decades. His career in martial arts is just as storied. DeRose...

Senior goalkeeper Lexie Coldiron makes a save in the March 16 game against Holy Cross. (Photo by Rick Smith for GoLeopards)

Lexie Coldiron, goal guardian

By Kristen Vincent, Assistant Culture Editor April 12, 2024

It is uncommon for a lacrosse student-athlete to play all four years of college due to the learning curve necessary for incoming players, but for senior women’s lacrosse goalie Lexie Coldiron, this is...

Freshman Marin Rosser, junior Emma Elmen and junior Samantha Becker participate in PT.

Serving the nation and serving up wins

By Benjamin White, Staff Writer April 5, 2024

Between early morning workouts, mid-day practices and late night studying, Division I athletes in the Reserve Officers' Training Corps program, commonly known by the acronym ROTC, are tasked with managing...

Four Leopards have declared for the 2024 NFL draft. (Photos courtesy of GoLeopards)

Leopards declare for the NFL Draft

By Benjamin White, Staff Writer March 22, 2024

With the 2024 NFL Draft nearing, current and former Leopards are preparing for the road ahead to professional football. “I’m declared, I signed an agent a couple of months ago, and these past couple...

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...

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