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The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette


Freshman outside hitter Ally Feczko spikes the ball over the Midshipmen. (Photo by Rick Smith for GoLeopards)

Volleyball drops weekend home matches

By Eric Ponieman, Assistant Sports Editor November 3, 2023

The volleyball team (9-12 overall, 5-8 Patriot League) was not able to pick up a win in either of its matches last weekend, falling to Navy (14-7 overall, 6-6 Patriot League) on Friday and American (16-9...

Volleyball will zero in on the seasons final stretch in hopes of making the Patriot League tournament. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Volleyball showcases resilience in weekend competition

By Ally Waldman, Contributing Writer October 27, 2023

In a weekend filled with ups and downs, the volleyball team (9-10 overall, 5-6 Patriot League) came back to sweep Holy Cross (4-16 overall, 1-10 Patriot League) on the road after falling to Army (11-9...

After taking down Navy, the Leopards have a weekend at home with two matches. (Photo by Rick Smith for GoLeopards)

Women’s volleyball loses to American, beats Navy

By Ally Waldman, Contributing Writer October 6, 2023

Coming off of a victory in its rivalry game against Lehigh, the women’s volleyball team (7-7 overall, 3-3 Patriot League) competed in two conference matches this past weekend. The team was swept by American...

First-year Ally Feczko attempts a spike against two defenders during the Leopards victory over the Mountain Hawks. (Photo by Rick Smith for GoLeopards)

Volleyball beats Lehigh, loses to Bucknell at home

By Fiona Cannon, Staff Writer September 29, 2023

The women’s volleyball team (6-6 overall, 2-2 Patriot League), played in two matchups over the weekend on its home court. The Leopards dropped the first to the Bucknell Bison (6-7 overall, 2-2 Patriot...

Junior libero Elizabeth Flynn serves during the Leopards victory over Holy Cross. (Photo by George Varkanis for GoLeopards)

Volleyball begins Patriot League play, goes 1-1 at home

By Digger Iqbal, Contributing Writer September 22, 2023

Last Friday saw the 2023 Patriot League season commence for the women’s volleyball team when it faced the Holy Cross Crusaders at home. The Leopards entered the game riding a two-game winning streak...

Junior libero Carson Grace Toomer focuses on the ball. 
(Photo by Rick Smith for GoLeopards)

Volleyball goes 1-2 at Penn

By Luke Gutleber, Staff Writer September 15, 2023

Last weekend, the women’s volleyball team traveled to the UPenn Tournament, facing off against the Coppin State Bald Eagles once and the University of Pennsylvania Quakers twice after Duquesne withdrew...

Senior middle blocker Gracie Gibson brings her teammates in for a huddle. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Volleyball goes 1-2 at Bryant Invitational, Gibson selected to All-Tournament team

By Digger Iqbal, Contributing Writer September 8, 2023

The volleyball team commenced its 2023 season at the Bryant Invitational last week, playing three separate matches in the span of two days. The team's victory marked its first win under new coach Christian...

The club volleyball team has excelled in all of its recent tournaments. (Photo courtesy of Ashley Holland 25)

Women’s club volleyball finishes second place in final tournament of year

By Charlie Berman, Sports Editor April 14, 2023

The club volleyball team closed out its season last weekend by taking second place in the Northeast Women's Volleyball Club League (NWCVL) Division II Championship. Playing on its home court, Lafayette...

The Leopards celebrate their set win over the Greyhounds. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Volleyball dominates Loyola, falls to Navy on senior day

By Colleen McNamara, Staff Writer November 11, 2022

This past weekend, Lafayette volleyball (8-14 overall, 5-10 Patriot League) defeated the Loyola Greyhounds 3-1 (25-23, 29-27, 23-25, 25-16) before falling to the Navy Midshipmen in a 0-3 shutout (23-25,...

Freshman Carol Ulichney recorded 10 kills and one block against Colgate. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Volleyball falls in tough battles with top two Patriot League teams

By Nicky Nathanson, Contributing Writer November 4, 2022

The Lafayette volleyball team (7-13 overall, 4-9 Patriot League) lost both games of a doubleheader in New York last weekend, falling to Colgate 0-3 and to Army 1-3. The Leopards faced tough competition,...

Junior libero Katie Weston digs out a ball during Lafayettes three-set loss to Colgate. 
(Photo by Rick Smith for GoLeopards)

Volleyball falls to Army, Colgate in straight sets

By Nicky Nathanson, Staff Writer September 30, 2022

This past weekend, the women’s volleyball team (4-7 overall, 1-3 Patriot League) fell 0-3 to both Army and Colgate. The Leopards fell in straight sets in Friday’s affair against Army (25-21, 25-18,...

The club volleyball team wore ribbons in support of Ukraine during Saturdays tournament, where they placed second out of six teams. (Photo courtesy of Nina Curko 22)

Club volleyball ranked first in division after tournament at Drexel

By Caroline McParland, Sports Editor March 11, 2022

The club volleyball team traveled to Philadelphia this past Saturday to compete at Drexel University against Drexel, The College of New Jersey (TCNJ), St. Josephs, Bucknell, West Chester and Bloomsburg....

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