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The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

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Junior guard Abby Antognoli drives past a defender during the loss to Bucknell. (Photo by Rick Smith for GoLeopards)

Women’s basketball drops 3 games heading into playoffs

By Martin Familetti, Staff Writer March 8, 2024

The women’s basketball team (10-19 overall, 5-13 Patriot League) fell to Bucknell University (12-17 overall, 9-9 Patriot League) on Saturday by a score of 56-45. Then, on Wednesday, the team lost to...

Senior guard Makayla Andrews shoots in the paint during the victory over Lehigh. (Photo by George Varkanis for GoLeopards)

Women’s basketball splits games against Lehigh, Navy

By Benjamin White, Staff Writer March 1, 2024

The women's basketball team (10-17 overall, 5-11 Patriot League) avenged its overtime loss to Lehigh (15-12 overall, 7-9 Patriot League) earlier in the season by taking down the Mountain Hawks 68-63 in...

Sophomore guard Kay Donahue dribbles through the lane during the Leopards win over American. (Photo by Hannah Ally for GoLeopards)

Women’s basketball picks up comeback win against American, drops Colgate matchup

By Martin Familetti, Staff Writer February 23, 2024

The women’s basketball team (9-16 overall, 4-10 Patriot League) came from behind to defeat American University (9-16 overall, 7-7 Patriot League) to sweep the season series and pull closer to the pack...

Junior guard Abby Antognoli dishes the ball during the Leopards loss to Lehigh over the weekend. (Photo by Rick Smith for GoLeopards)

Women’s basketball falls to Lehigh, Loyola

By Martin Familetti, Staff Writer February 16, 2024

The women’s basketball team (8-15 overall, 3-9 Patriot League) fell to Lehigh (14-9 overall, 6-6 Patriot League) last Saturday by a score of 70-68 in a tightly contested overtime game. The Leopards then...

Senior forward Kayla Drummond set her career scoring record against Army. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Women’s basketball conquers Army, extending streak

By Grace Sanborn, Assistant Sports Editor February 9, 2024

The women’s basketball team (8-13 overall, 3-7 Patriot League) continued to build its momentum last Saturday, decisively beating Army (9-11 overall, 6-4 Patriot League) with a score of 68-54 at home. The...

MaKayla Andrews drives past a defender on the night of her 1000th point. (Photo by Hannah Ally for GoLeopards)

Makayla Andrews reaches 1,000 points

By Lauren Peterson, Contributing Writer February 2, 2024

In the first half of last Wednesday's game against Loyola, senior guard Makayla Andrews knocked down an everyday turnaround jumper. However, that shot was anything but routine, as with it she entered herself...

Lafayette defenders double team an American shooter during their 60-55 win over the Eagles. (Photo courtesy of @au_wbasketball on Instagram)

Women’s basketball regains form with upset win over American

By Digger Iqbal, Contributing Writer February 2, 2024

The women's basketball team (7-13 overall, 2-7 Patriot League) put an end to its losing streak with an upset win at American University (8-12 overall, 6-3 Patriot League) after falling Sunday to Boston...

The track and field team attended three meets over winter break. (Photo by Hannah Ally for GoLeopards)

What you missed in athletics over winter break

By Martin Familetti, Contributing Writer January 26, 2024

There was no rest for the weary during winter break for College Hill athletes, as the basketball, track and field and fencing teams were each in the thick of their busy seasons. Here are the biggest developments...

Womens basketball looks to put its losing streak in the rearview before its match against Boston University tomorrow. (Photo courtesy of Bucknell Athletics)

Women’s basketball’s woes continue with losses to Bucknell, Loyola

By Lauren Peterson, Contributing Writer January 26, 2024

The women’s basketball team (6-12 overall, 1-6 Patriot League) lost to Bucknell at home last Saturday, increasing its losing streak to five. Although the team did not leave Lewisburg with a win, three...

Senior forward Kayla Drummond tips off the game against Rutgers. (Photo by Cos Lymperopoulos for Rutgers Athletics)

Women’s basketball falls to Rutgers, 14th-ranked Notre Dame

By Digger Iqbal, Contributing Writer December 8, 2023

The women's basketball team (4-5 overall) fell to Big 10 opponent Rutgers (6-5 overall) last Friday and #14 ACC opponent Notre Dame (7-1 overall) on Wednesday night in South Bend, Indiana. Coming off...

The womens basketball team has found its footing in out-of-conference play.(Photo by Hannah Ally for GoLeopards)

Women’s basketball extends winning streak to 4 against St. Francis, UMBC

By Martin Familetti, Contributing Writer December 1, 2023

The women's basketball team (4-3 overall) continued its successful out-of-conference run this week, beating Saint Francis (0-7 overall) on Sunday and UMBC (1-6 overall) on Wednesday on the road to extend...

The swimming and diving teams competed in their last meet of the 2023 season against Lehigh. (Photo by Hannah Ally for GoLeopards)

What you missed in athletics over Thanksgiving break

By Grace Sanborn, Assistant Sports Editor December 1, 2023

Despite the Thanksgiving holiday, Lafayette's athletes were hard at work on the court, on the strip and in the pool. Here is what you missed.  Men’s basketball The men’s basketball team (1-6...

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