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Junior Kerry Tuorto drives past a defender, looking to score. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Women’s lacrosse season ends in blow out loss against Army

Eric Ponieman, Staff Writer May 6, 2022

After a dominant performance last Friday afternoon, Army beat Lafayette's women's lacrosse team (2-13 overall, 1-8 Patriot League) 20-2 in the last game of the spring 2022 season.  Freshman attacker...

Senior attacker Olivia Cunningham challenges a defender in a recent rivalry game in which she notched her 100th career point. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Senior attacker Olivia Cunningham notches her hundredth career point in rivalry game

Eric Ponieman, Contributing Writer April 29, 2022

In an unassisted second quarter goal, senior attacker Olivia Cunningham tallied her 100th point as a Leopard during last week's rivalry game against Lehigh. Despite the milestone, the game ended with a...

The mens soccer team stands alongside some of the elementary school students they have spent the semester doing community service with at the Earn Your Spots book club game. (Photo courtesy of Benji Grossi 23)

Men’s soccer wins Earn Your Spots Book Club fundraiser game against rival Lehigh

Caroline McParland, Sports Editor April 29, 2022

The men's soccer team wrapped up a semester of community service working with students in the Easton Community with a 2-1 win against Lehigh in the "Earn Your Spots" fundraiser game. The game was held...

Freshman defender Lindsay Geiger takes a defensive turnover up the field in last weeks close game against Colgate. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Women’s lacrosse falls by one in heartbreaker against Colgate

Grace Sanborn, Contributing Writer April 22, 2022

On a cold, snowy April Saturday in Hamilton, N.Y., the women's lacrosse team (2-11 overall, 1-6 Patriot League) lost in a nail-biter to Colgate (4-11 overall, 3-4 Patriot League) 13-12. The lead scorers...

Junior outfielder Erica Brashar turns on a pitch during Lafayettes first Patriot League win of the year over Colgate. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Softball secures season’s first Patriot League win against Colgate

Colleen McNamara, Staff Writer April 15, 2022

This past weekend, softball (6-25 overall, 1-8 Patriot League) cinched its first Patriot League win of the season against Colgate in between two losses to the Raiders. Lafayette notched the 8-1 win...

Lafayette huddles in the middle of the game against Holy Cross as they cruised to a 21-11 win for their Patriot League victory in almost 2,000 days. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Mens lacrosse nets first Patriot League win in five years

Eric Ponieman, Contributing Writer April 15, 2022

It was a historic Saturday in Worcester, Mass. as the men’s lacrosse team (4-8 overall, 1-5 Patriot League) notched their first Patriot League win of the season against Holy Cross. Defeating the Crusaders...

Softball fell in a double header to Lehigh on Saturday and loses Sunday in heartbreaker. (Photo courtesy of

Softball loses in overtime, Lehigh takes weekend series

Nick Alexander, Contributing Writer April 8, 2022

The softball team (5-23 overall, 0-6 Patriot League) dropped both games in a doubleheader last Saturday at rival Lehigh. The Leopards could only muster four runs as they lost game one 8-2 and game two...

Conceptual image of the proposed Gummeson Grounds, aimed to elevate the Lafayette mens and womens soccer teams in the future. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Soccer programs gifted new stadium following donation from Peter Gummeson ‘80

Caroline McParland, Sports Editor March 25, 2022

The men’s and women’s soccer programs will be elevated to new heights through the creation of Gummeson Grounds. As announced on March 9 on the GoLeopards Instagram page, a lead gift granted by Peter...

Freshman Nora Burns defends possession against a Villanova player this past Wednesday. (Photo Courtesy of GoLeopards)

Women’s lacrosse falls to American University in Patriot League opener

Eric Ponieman, Contributing Writer March 25, 2022

The Lafayette women's lacrosse team (1-6 overall, 0-1 Patriot League) lost to American University 13-9 in its first Patriot League game of the season last Saturday. Despite the loss, the Leopards dominated...

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...

The womens basketball team huddles at halftime during their final regular season game against Loyola. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Women’s basketball beats Loyola, closes season with defeat in Patriot League Quarterfinals

Issy Bongiovanni, Staff Writer March 11, 2022

The women’s basketball team (12-18 overall, 7-11 Patriot League) faced off against Loyola Maryland this past Saturday for the first round of the Patriot League Championship Tournament, winning 58-49.  “We...

Senior attacker Olivia Cunningham drives past an Iona College defender with her eyes on scoring. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Iona College outlasts women’s lacrosse despite hat tricks from Romano and Culligan

Issy Bongiovanni, Staff Writer March 11, 2022

The women’s lacrosse team (1-3 overall, 0-0 Patriot League) fell to Iona College 15-10 in Fisher Stadium this past Saturday at their Athlete Ally game. Athlete Ally's national mission is to end transphobia...

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