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The mens tennis team competed in several close matches this past weekend at the Villanova Invitational. (Photo courtesy of Arman Ganchi 25)

Men’s tennis participates in annual Villanova Invitational, featuring strong first-years

Andreas Pelekis, Contributing Writer September 16, 2022

This past weekend, the men's tennis team participated in the annual Villanova Invitational, their second invitational of the fall season. In addition to Lafayette, the tournament included Bucknell, Villanova,...

Sophomore Davus Esslinger fires a backhand during his singles match against Holy Cross last week. 
(Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Despite defeat in playoffs, bright future ahead for Lafayette tennis

Charlie Berman, Assistant Sports Editor May 6, 2022

The men’s tennis team (3-16 overall, 0-7 Patriot League) finished its season last Thursday with a loss to Holy Cross in the Patriot League Championship. This followed the women’s team's (5-12 overall,...

Junior Nash Lovallo participating in a doubles match against Bucknell last weekend. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Men’s tennis defeated by Bucknell in final regular season match

Colleen McNamara, Staff Writer April 22, 2022

Men's tennis (3-15 overall, 0-7 Patriot League) lost seven matches to Bucknell last Saturday with a final score of 7-0.  “In doubles, I want to go out and win every match I play, and I think everyone...

Arman Ganchi 25 mid-serve during his court one victory over Loyola. This domination led to his receiving the Patriot League Player of the Week. (Photo Courtesy of Goleopards.com)

Freshman Arman Ganchi named Patriot League Player of the Week

Charlie Berman, Assistant Sports Editor April 8, 2022

Freshman tennis star Arman Ganchi was named Patriot League Player of the Week thanks to his two court one wins last week, one against Loyola's senior Skyler Gates (6-2, 6-3) and Holy Cross' sophomore William...

The womens lacrosse team remained on campus over spring break to compete in two games and prepare for upcoming Patriot League play. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Relaxing spring break? Not for these athletes

Charlie Berman, Assistant Sports Editor March 25, 2022

For most Lafayette students, spring break is a chance to relax, spend time at home or travel with family and friends. However, for spring athletes, spring break is a time to showcase their skills and represent...

Juniors Jessica Siegel and Halle DeNardo securing the doubles point in the 1-6 loss against Marist this past weekend. (Photo by Hannah Ally)

Tennis falls in three matches going into a triple-Patriot League weekend

Drew Steiner, Contributing writer March 25, 2022

The men’s and women’s tennis teams both carded losses against Marist College this past weekend, with the men's team adding an additional loss against Long Island University (LIU). The women's team's...

Junior Nash Lovallo (pictured) and classmate Josh Wolfe won their doubles match against Siena College this past weekend.(Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Men’s and women’s tennis defeated by Niagara University and Siena College

Issy Bongiovanni, Staff Writer March 4, 2022

Both the men's and women's tennis teams lost to the Niagara University Purple Eagles and the Siena College Saints last weekend at Winning Touch in Easton, Pa. On Saturday afternoon, both the men's...

Both the mens and womens tennis teams secured a win on Saturday. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Men’s tennis falters in second day of matches, women dominate the weekend

Charlie Berman, Assistant Sports Editor February 25, 2022

In their second weekend of matches this year, both the men's and women's tennis teams played two matches over the weekend. Saturday's matches were against Coppin State and Sunday's were against The College...

The Lafayette tennis teams compete in back-to-back invitationals. (Photo courtesy of Athletic Communications)

Lafayette tennis teams have strong showing at men’s and women’s Siena Invitational

Craig Barbaro September 17, 2021

The Lafayette tennis teams competed in back-to-back invitationals this past Friday and Saturday, with the Bucknell invitational kicking off the weekend and followed by the Siena Invitational. Lafayette...

Around 100 participants tuned in on Zoom to watch the panel. (Photo courtesy of Eva Kaplan 21)

Athlete Ally panelists reflect on LGBTQ+ experience as Lafayette athletes

Caroline McParland May 7, 2021

For a long time in the realm of Lafayette athletics, it was very difficult to be "out and proud." Gay slurs were used regularly and there was no space for queer students on campus or on sports teams. On...

The end of the season was identical to how the Leopards finished in spring 2019. (Photo courtesy of Athletic Communications)

Women’s tennis falls in conference quarterfinals to top-ranked Boston

Craig Barbaro May 7, 2021

The Lafayette women’s tennis team got bounced from the Patriot League quarterfinals last weekend after a 0-4 loss to top-seeded Boston University (BU). The Leopards reached the quarterfinals after a...

Senior Cece Lesnick is finishing a minor in studio art during her extra year of eligibility. (Photo courtesy of Athletic Communications)

‘Unfinished business’: Lafayette athletes take advantage of extra year of NCAA eligibility

Andrew Hollander April 30, 2021

The pandemic has brought some unique silver linings to student-athletes at Lafayette and around the country. In a rare move, the NCAA expanded eligibility to all fall and winter sports during the 2020-21...

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