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The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

Basketball

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...

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...

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...

The womens basketball team before its first home game of the season against East Tennessee State. 
(Photo by Rick Smith for GoLeopards)

Women’s basketball welcomes four in new signing class, notches first win of year

By Grace Sanborn, Contributing Writer November 18, 2022

The Lafayette women’s basketball team (1-3 overall, 0-0 Patriot League) had a great week, welcoming four new members in its class of 2027 on the NCAA’s fall Signing Day before notching its first win...

Senior guard Jessica Booth drives through the paint and looks for a bucket.
(Photo by Keith Lucas for Sideline Media)

Women’s basketball gets off to rocky start with road loss to VCU

By Luke Gutleber, Staff Writer November 11, 2022

The Lafayette women’s basketball team began its season with a 42-65 loss to Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) on Monday afternoon. The Leopards prepared extensively for their matchup, according...

Both the mens and womens basketball teams will begin their season on Monday. (Photo by Rick Smith for GoLeopards)

Basketball 2022-23 season preview

By Caroline McParland and Charlie Berman November 4, 2022

The Lafayette men's basketball team is in unfamiliar territory. For the first time since 1995, the team will begin its season without legendary coach Fran O'Hanlon at the helm. Head Coach Mike Jordan,...

Womens basketball alum Naomi Ganpo was named a Victory Scholar, an honor that will  take her athletic and academic career to Ireland. 
(Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Women’s basketball graduate Naomi Ganpo ’22 awarded scholarship to spend year in Ireland

By Colleen McNamara, Staff Writer September 30, 2022

On Sept. 16, Naomi Ganpo, a '22 Lafayette basketball alum, was awarded the Victory Scholarship granted through the Sport Changes Life Foundation (SCLF). SCLF is a sports foundation that values “inspiration,...

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

By 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...

Andrews (pictured) elevates for two points as a part of her Patriot League Player of the Week award-worthy performance against Boston University and Lehigh University. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Women’s basketball secures win over rival Lehigh, Andrews receives Patriot League Honors

By Nick Alexander, Contributing Writer March 4, 2022

The women's basketball team (11-17 overall, 7-11 Patriot League) defeated rival Lehigh 65-61 last Saturday in Stabler Arena, avenging their 76-52 loss to the Mountain Hawks from Feb. 12. The Leopards...

In their heartbreaking overtime loss to Bucknell, freshman guard Abby Antonogli (pictured) was tied with sophomore guard Makayla Andrews with 14 points apiece. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Antognoli named Patriot League Rookie of the Week after overtime loss to Bucknell

By Caroline McParland, Sports Editor February 25, 2022

The women’s basketball team (10-16 overall, 6-10 Patriot League) lost in a heartbreaker to Bucknell last Saturday in overtime. Lafayette put up a strong fight but ultimately fell to the Bison 68-60,...

The Lafayette women’s basketball team aims to put up 40 minutes of solid offense and defense in their next game against Bucknell after they struggled to compete with Lehigh. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Ganpo’s career high double-double not enough as women’s basketball suffers loss to Lehigh

By Drew Steiner, Contributing writer February 18, 2022

The women’s basketball team (8-15 overall, 4-9 Patriot League) struggled in the Kirby Sports Center this past Saturday as rival Lehigh Mountain Hawks (17-6 overall, 9-3 Patriot League) cruised to a...

Freshman guard Kylie Favours drives to the lane looking for the open shot as the Leopards do their best to snap their six game skid. (Photo courtesy of Hannah Simmons for GoLeopards)

Women’s basketball falls to American in heartbreaker

By Craig Barbaro, Staff Writer February 4, 2022

The women's basketball team continues to struggle this season, losing in a tough battle to Army on Saturday, Jan. 29, 50-46. The Leopards, who started 3-0 in Patriot League play, currently sit at 3-6 in...

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