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The Lafayette

The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

Women

Sophomore Abby Antognoli goes for a lay up in the waining seconds of the Leopards victory. (Photo by Hannah Ally for GoLeopards)

Women’s basketball roars back from 17-point deficit to beat Colgate

By Eric Ponieman, Staff Writer February 3, 2023

After an impressive second-half comeback against Colgate (11-10 overall, 6-4 Patriot League), the Lafayette women’s basketball team (12-8 overall, 5-5 Patriot League) sent the crowd home happy with a...

Freshman Josh Rivera elevates for a three during his double-double performance against Colgate last Saturday. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Men’s basketball loses to Patriot League leader Colgate

By Luke Gutleber, Staff Writer February 3, 2023

Last Saturday, the men’s basketball team (16-7 overall, 5-5 conference) displayed a valiant effort against the Colgate Raiders but were unable to rise to the occasion, falling to Colgate 69-57. The...

Dr. Heidi Caruso Commins ‘94 discusses her time as a dual student-athlete. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Student athletes attend National Girls & Women in Sports Day

By Caroline McParland, Sports Editor February 3, 2023

Last Saturday, Lafayette hosted a National Girls & Women in Sports Day celebration that included an educational talk for the college's female student-athletes as well as activities for young girls...

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,...

Womens basketball poses after their nail-biter home victory last weekend. (Photo by Rick Smith for GoLeopards)

Women’s Basketball comes from behind to beat Lehigh, Loyola Maryland

By Grace Sanborn, Contributing Writer January 27, 2023

The women’s basketball team (6-12 overall, 3-5 Patriot League) topped Lehigh (9-10 overall, 5-3 Patriot League) 63-60 in thrilling fashion this past Saturday. The Leopards started off slow, as the...

Lafayette cheer celebrates outside the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Fl. (Photo courtesy of @lafayettecollegecheer on Instagram)

Dance and Cheer compete at nationals for first time

By Caroline McParland, Sports Editor January 27, 2023

Two weeks ago, the Lafayette dance and cheer teams traveled to Orlando, Fl. to compete in the UDA (Universal Dance Association) and UCA (Universal Cheerleaders Association) national championships. It was...

The team poses after its win in the final game of the season.
(Photo courtesy of @lafayettewclubvball on Instagram)

Women’s club volleyball wins final tournament of semester

By Charlie Berman, Assistant Sports Editor December 9, 2022

The Lafayette club volleyball team closed its season over the weekend with a win at a tournament at Siena College in Albany, N.Y. The Leopards took on colleges from all over the East Coast and looked...

Junior guard MaKayla Andrews dishes to a teammate during Lafayettes loss.
(Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Women’s basketball falls in blowout loss to Columbia

By Eric Ponieman, Staff Writer December 9, 2022

The Lafayette women’s basketball team (2-7 overall, 0-0 Patriot League) was trampled by Columbia (7-2) this past Saturday 91-43. Lafayette finished with a field goal percentage of 29.4 percent, sinking...

The dance team performed two routines for friends and family ahead of nationals. (Photo courtesy of Jenna Tempkin 24)

Dance team performs in showcase before national competition in January

By Caroline McParland, Sports Editor December 9, 2022

The Lafayette dance team performed at its first-ever Nationals Send Off this past Saturday in Kirby Gym. The event promoted the team's first-ever journey to the Universal Dance Association (UDA) College...

The new executive board plans to restore its pre-pandemic culture. (Photo courtesy of Kendall Lamm 24)

Crew announces plans for next year

By Caroline McParland, Sports Editor December 9, 2022

The crew team had an extremely successful fall season, with at least one Lafayette boat winning a medal in every regatta that the team attended. Highlights of the season include first place win at the...

Sophomore midfielder Lineke Spaans (left) and senior defender Simone Hefting (right) were laureled for their impressive performances this fall. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Spaans, Hefting earn All-Mideast Region awards

By Caroline McParland, Sports Editor December 2, 2022

The National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) announced on Nov. 22 that sophomore Lineke Spaans and senior Simone Hefting were selected as Second Team All-Mideast Region honorees. "It is always...

Womens basketball struggles to come out strong after halftime, falling to Marist by 10 points last weekend. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Women’s basketball loses to Marist, captures first home win against UMBC

By Colleen McNamara, Staff Writer December 2, 2022

Women's basketball (2-6) was knocked down by Marist in a road game last Sunday, 52-42. The Leopards turned it around for a midweek win in Kirby Sports Center against the University of Maryland, Baltimore...

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