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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...

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

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

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

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

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...

Sophomore Ashley Evans locks up a Colgate defender during their highly contentious matchup last Saturday. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Women’s basketball falls to Colgate on buzzer beater after defensive struggle

Colleen McNamara, Staff Writer January 28, 2022

The women’s basketball team (7-9 overall) fell to Colgate (3-16 overall) in the final seconds of regulation 49-47 last Saturday, Jan. 22. Despite dominating in an away game against the Raiders back...

Freshman forward Chris Rubayo scored four points on Sunday in double overtime loss against NJIT. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards.com)

Men’s basketball falls in consecutive matches, Fulton awarded Rookie of the Week

Issy Bongiovanni, Staff writer December 10, 2021

The men’s basketball team (2-7 overall, 0-0 Patriot League) fell to NJIT 86-90 last Sunday in a double-overtime battle at home after leading for the first half. However, freshman guard CJ Fulton's career-best...

Junior Jessica Booth (pictured) goes for an easy fast break layup in the Lafayette womens basketball victory over New Jersey Institute of Technology. 
(Photo Courtesy of GoLeopards)

Women’s basketball dominates NJIT in second straight win

Craig Barbaro, Staff Writer December 10, 2021

The women’s basketball team (3-5 overall, 0-0 Patriot League) extended their winning streak on Dec. 4 with a 71-64 win over the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). Since their 0-3 start...

Sophomore guard Makayla Andrews (Pictured) made double digits. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards.com)

Women’s basketball signs three to class of 2026, loses first two matchups of season

Nicky Nathanson, Staff Writer November 19, 2021

The Lafayette women’s basketball team began their 2021-2022 season this past weekend with two losses, one against Pitt and the second against Duquesne. The Leopards are coming off a 5-7 conference finish...

Sports Recap Central

Caroline McParland, Sports Editor November 12, 2021

Field Hockey (14-6) (4-2 Patriot League) Nov. 4 vs Bucknell | W, 4-3 OT Boccella: 1 goal, 1 assist | Sawers: 1 goal | McAndrew: 1 goal | Spaans: 1 goal Nov. 6 @ PL Championship vs American | L,...

Kucowski was named the Patriot League Player of the Year in March. (Photo courtesy of Athletic Communications)

Natalie Kucowski ’21 selected 35th overall in the WNBA draft by reigning champs Seattle Storm

Craig Barbaro April 23, 2021

With so much in flux this year, one thing stayed constant: senior forward Natalie Kucowski dominated the game of basketball. And now, in addition to her numerous accolades, records, and countless double-doubles...

Sophomore guard Jess Booth scored a career-high 15 points in the second game against Loyola. (Photo courtesy of Athletic Communications)

Women’s basketball sweeps Loyola to close out regular season

Nash Lovallo March 5, 2021

The Lafayette women's basketball team swept Loyola Maryland this past weekend, heading into the Patriot League playoffs this weekend with some momentum after an up-and-down season. The Leopards beat the...

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