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The Lafayette

The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette


Lafayette, after completing its last regular season meet, has turned its attention to the Patriot League Championship. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Swim and dive competes in Bucknell Winter Invite

By Colleen McNamara, Staff Writer February 3, 2023

The swimming and diving team traveled to Lewisburg, Pa. last weekend to compete against a handful of Patriot League schools in its last regular season meet. The women impressed with a second place finish,...

Sophomore Sean Robinson races during the meet with Mount St Marys. (Photo Courtesy of Rick Smith for GoLeopards)

Swim and dive returns from Florida trip, prepares for Patriot League

By Charlie Berman, Sports Editor January 27, 2023

While the entire school was on break, Lafayette swimming and diving have been training furiously in preparation for its spring season. Part of that preparation included a week-long trip to Plantation in...

Sophomore Tim Jimenez takes a breath during the freestyle race.
(Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Men’s swim and dive places third, women fourth at Bucknell Quad Meet

By Grace Sanborn, Contributing Writer November 11, 2022

The men's swimming and diving team finished third and the women's team finished fourth at a quad match against American, Army, Navy and Bucknell this past Saturday in Lewisburg, Pa. Leading the way...

The Leopards will take on American University next. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Swim falls to Loyola, Kawash captures three first place finishes

By Charlie Berman, Assistant Sports Editor October 28, 2022

The Lafayette swimming and diving team hosted Loyola Maryland in a dual meet to kick off their season. Both the women's and men's teams fell to the Greyhounds, 162-138 and 176-118, respectively, despite...

Junior Haleigh Marzano set two school records at the Lehigh Dual meet alone. (Photo courtesy of Haleigh Marzano 23)

Junior Haleigh Marzano selected for Patriot League Academic Honors

By Caroline McParland, Sports Editor March 11, 2022

Last week, junior Haleigh Marzano of the women’s swimming and diving team was recognized for her stellar performances both in the water and in the classroom as she was selected to the Patriot League...

Freshmen Antonio Arena and Andrew Campbell, senior Justin Lloyd and junior Aaron Tupper (pictured left to right) set a school record in the 800-yard relay at the Patriot League Championships last week. (Photo courtesy of Lindsey Monaco 23)

Men’s swim and dive finishes seventh at Patriot League Championships, brings home ten school records

By Issy Bongiovanni, Staff writer February 25, 2022

After months of training and preparation, the men's swimming and diving team dove into action in Annapolis, Md. to participate in the four-day-long Patriot League Championships from Feb. 16 to Feb. 19. “We...

The 200-yard freestyle relay with freshman Maggie Ivie, senior Sam Talecki, sophomore Kristin OConnor and senior Emily Wilson (pictured left to right) set a school record at the Patriot League Championships. (Photo courtesy of Emily Richter 22)

Women’s swim and dive finishes Patriot League Championships in 10th

By Issy Bongiovanni, Staff writer February 25, 2022

The women's swimming and diving team attended the Patriot League Championships last week, which took place over four days in Annapolis, Md. The team placed 10th. Day one held an impressive performance...

Freshman Megan Douchette (pictured) competes in the freestyle at two-day meet against East Stroudsburg this past weekend. (Photo courtesy of Shannon Dyke 22)

Women’s swimming and diving dominates East Stroudsburg in weekend meet

By Nicky Nathanson, Staff Writer December 10, 2021

The Lafayette women’s swimming and diving team hosted East Stroudsburg last weekend, competing in a two-day meet for their last event this semester. “Everyone was very motivated, especially coming...

Lafayette swims Maggie Ivie competing in backstroke, placing fifth overall in the event this past Saturday at the Navy Quad meet. (Photo courtesy of Shannon Dyke 22)

Swimming victorious over American at Navy Quad Meet

By Nicky Nathanson, Staff writer November 12, 2021

The Lafayette swimming and diving team headed to Annapolis this past weekend to face Navy, American and Bucknell at the Navy Quad Meet. Both the men and women's sides found themselves victorious over American...

Lafayette swims freshman Timothy Jimenez competing in backstroke this past Saturday in the victorious  opening home meet. (Photo courtesy of Shannon Dyke 22)

Lafayette swim blows Colgate out of the water winning multiple events

By Drew Steiner, Contributing Writer November 5, 2021

The Lafayette men's and women's swim team won nine events each this past Saturday, claiming victory over Colgate. The men's team came out on top with a final score of 144-70, and the women's team with...

The Lafayette swimming and diving team fell to Loyola on Saturday, with the overall scores being 197-103 on the women’s side and 193-100 on the men’s side. (Photo courtesy of Athletic Communications)

Lafayette swimming dives into season with dual meet against Loyola

By Caroline McParland, Sports Editor October 29, 2021

While both the women's and men’s swim teams were unable to capture an overall win against Loyola, members of both teams earned impressive times in Lafayette Top 100 and Top 10 all-time lists on Saturday...

Student athletes from the class of 2025 experienced lost practices, cancelled games and closed fields. (Photo courtesy of Athletic Communications)

Unconventional senior seasons brings freshmen recruited during condensed seasons

By Caroline McParland September 3, 2021

Two of the most crucial high school athletic seasons for the class of 2025 were disturbed by the COVID-19 pandemic. The new Leopards are looking into their futures on campus with impressive accolades behind...

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