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The Lafayette


Volleyball celebrates their 3-1 win against rival Lehigh last weekend. (Photo by Rick Smith for GoLeopards)

Volleyball triumphs over Lehigh before falling to Bucknell

Caroline McParland, Sports Editor September 23, 2022

The volleyball team (4-4 overall, 1-1 Patriot League) competed against rivals Lehigh and Bucknell this past weekend, finishing with a 3-1 victory Friday night over the Mountain Hawks (25-18, 25-21, 25-22,...

Sophomore outside hitter Abby Nieporte spikes a ball for a point during the Leopards victory over Manhattan College last weekend. (Photo by Rick Smith for GoLeopards)

Volleyball wins one, loses two in Big Apple Tournament

Colleen McNamara, Staff Writer September 16, 2022

Volleyball (2-4 overall) traveled to Columbia University to compete at the Big Apple Tournament this past weekend, where they lost to Columbia (22-25, 25-20, 25-20, 25-19, 7-15) and St. Francis Brooklyn...

Lafayette volleyball swept New Hampshire before falling to Fairfield in straight sets at the Villanova Classic to open the season. (Photo by Sarah Boekholder for GoLeopards)

Volleyball falls in two matches, wins one in season opener

Nicky Nathanson, Staff Writer September 9, 2022

The volleyball team (1-2 overall, 0-0 Patriot League) opened their season at the Villanova Classic this past weekend, where they went 1-2. The Leopards lost to both Villanova and Fairfield 0-3, but were...

The club volleyball celebrates their seniors last competition at regionals this past weekend. (Photo courtesy of Dolce Whitwell 23)

Club women’s volleyball rounds out season with third place finish at regionals

Caroline McParland, Sports Editor April 15, 2022

Club women's volleyball traveled to SUNY Cortland this past weekend for regionals where they played five matches, ultimately coming in third place and placing the team third in the league for the season. "During...

Lafayette volleyballs Leanna Deegan dominates four consecutive matches en route to PL Player of the Week Honors. (Photo Courtesy of Athletic Communications)

Senior outside hitter Leanna Deegan named Patriot League Player of the Week

Caroline McParland September 24, 2021

After managing 20-plus kills in each of three of the volleyball team's four matches last week, senior outside hitter Leanna Deegan was named Patriot League Player of the Week for the second time in her...

Freshman outside hitter Ellie Carrera-Justiz (2) led the team in kills against Bucknell with 13. (Photo courtesy of Athletic Communications)

Volleyball goes winless in first two conference games

Andrew Hollander October 4, 2019

The Lafayette volleyball team opened their conference schedule with a pair of losses last weekend to Lehigh and Bucknell. The Leopards fell in five sets to the rival Mountain Hawks on Friday, before the...

Libero: Not as free as it may seem

Libero: Not as free as it may seem

Jessica Deutsch September 19, 2014

Junior Lauren Pisauro has ascended to the starting Libero. The Washington Crossing native plays five out of six rotations a game Photo by Christie Behot ‘16 If you’ve ever been to a volleyball game,...

Despite the loss of veterans, team brings on young talent

Matthew Barrett August 28, 2014

Photos by Austin Drucker '17 2013-2014 Highlights The women’s volleyball came up short after starting off the year with an impressive record of 8-2, with seven of those wins coming in a 3-0 fashion....

Volleyball rancid

Brett Lederer November 1, 2013

The seasons may change, but the results stay the same. Dating back to the 2010-2011 season, the Lafayette volleyball team is a combined 7-46 in Patriot League play. Lafayette (9-12 overall, 1-9 Patriot...

Senior Karissa Ciliento sends the ball over against Lehigh on Oct.18. Despite being 3rd in the Patriot League in digs for the season, the team has dropped to almost dead last in kills and blocks with 735 and 26 respectively.

League woes continue: Lafayette hopes to turn its season around starting tonight against Navy

Michael Kelley October 25, 2013

Photo by Austin Drucker ‘17 | Photographer On go the Patriot League woes for Lafayette volleyball. Winners of just one of its past nine league matches, Lafayette (9-11, 1-8 PL) is looking for any sort...

Karissa Ciliento ’14 has shined all season for Lafayette.

A win to stop the bleeding

Brett Lederer October 11, 2013

Photo courtesy of Athletic Communications Saturday’s match against Bucknell University gave the Lafayette women’s volleyball team (9-7, 1-4 PL) something it desperately needed: a victory. Losers...

Lafayette volleyball must get on track to avoid a collapse similar to last season.

Time to hit the panic button?

Brett Lederer October 3, 2013

Photo by Austin Drucker ‘17 | Photographer According to the Lafayette volleyball team, it’s not time to panic, not yet at least. Following two straight losses this past weekend to American University...

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