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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,...

Freshman forward Hannah Findlay controls possession for the Leopards as she races to score her first career goal in Lafayettes win over New Hampshire. 
(Photo by Rick Smith for GoLeopards)

Field Hockey drops league opener, ends losing streak with win over New Hampshire

Eric Ponieman, Staff Writer September 23, 2022

The field hockey team (2-6 overall, 0-1 conference) opened Patriot League play with a 1-2 overtime loss to No. 22 American University. The game proved to be an almost exact repeat of last year’s Patriot...

Senior forward Felicitas Hannes controls the ball against Quinnipiac in a 1-0 loss. 
(Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Field hockey struggles, drops two out-of-conference games

Eric Ponieman, Staff Writer September 16, 2022

This past weekend, the Lafayette field hockey team (1-5 overall) added consecutive losses against Quinnipiac University and Fairfield University.  First, they fell 1-0 to the Quinnipiac Bobcats at...

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...

Field hockey huddles to discuss strategy during a game this past weekend. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Field hockey loses two non-conference games on the road

Eric Ponieman, Staff Writer September 9, 2022

The field hockey team (1-3 overall, 0-0 conference) continued their non-conference play this past weekend in which they dropped two games, the first to No. 20-ranked Wake Forest University on Friday evening...

Freshman forward Karina Santelli controls the ball during Lafayettes 1-1 draw with NJIT. She scored her first collegiate goal during this match.
(Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Women’s soccer ties NJIT 1-1 with new overtime rule in place

Colleen McNamara, Staff Writer September 9, 2022

The women's soccer team (1-4-1) faced off against the New Jersey Institute of Technology (1-1-4) on Sunday. The hard-fought game resulted in a tie, 1-1.  Thanks to a recent rule change that got rid...

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...

Field hockey opens 2022 season with a win and a loss after being ranked second overall in the preseason poll. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Field hockey opens season with 1-1 record, earns several preseason honors

Eric Ponieman, Staff Writer September 2, 2022

The Lafayette field hockey team concluded their opening weekend with a 1-1 record after contests against Temple University and Bryant University.  Opening day didn’t go as planned at Rappolt field,...

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...

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