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The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette


Junior Kerry Tuorto drives past a defender, looking to score. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Women’s lacrosse season ends in blow out loss against Army

By Eric Ponieman, Staff Writer May 6, 2022

After a dominant performance last Friday afternoon, Army beat Lafayette's women's lacrosse team (2-13 overall, 1-8 Patriot League) 20-2 in the last game of the spring 2022 season.  Freshman attacker...

Freshman defender Lindsay Geiger takes a defensive turnover up the field in last weeks close game against Colgate. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Women’s lacrosse falls by one in heartbreaker against Colgate

By Grace Sanborn, Contributing Writer April 22, 2022

On a cold, snowy April Saturday in Hamilton, N.Y., the women's lacrosse team (2-11 overall, 1-6 Patriot League) lost in a nail-biter to Colgate (4-11 overall, 3-4 Patriot League) 13-12. The lead scorers...

Lafayette huddles in the middle of the game against Holy Cross as they cruised to a 21-11 win for their Patriot League victory in almost 2,000 days. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Mens lacrosse nets first Patriot League win in five years

By Eric Ponieman, Contributing Writer April 15, 2022

It was a historic Saturday in Worcester, Mass. as the men’s lacrosse team (4-8 overall, 1-5 Patriot League) notched their first Patriot League win of the season against Holy Cross. Defeating the Crusaders...

Freshman Nora Burns defends possession against a Villanova player this past Wednesday. (Photo Courtesy of GoLeopards)

Women’s lacrosse falls to American University in Patriot League opener

By Eric Ponieman, Contributing Writer March 25, 2022

The Lafayette women's lacrosse team (1-6 overall, 0-1 Patriot League) lost to American University 13-9 in its first Patriot League game of the season last Saturday. Despite the loss, the Leopards dominated...

Senior attacker Olivia Cunningham drives past an Iona College defender with her eyes on scoring. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Iona College outlasts women’s lacrosse despite hat tricks from Romano and Culligan

By Issy Bongiovanni, Staff Writer March 11, 2022

The women’s lacrosse team (1-3 overall, 0-0 Patriot League) fell to Iona College 15-10 in Fisher Stadium this past Saturday at their Athlete Ally game. Athlete Ally's national mission is to end transphobia...

Sophomore Abby Romano (pictured) works around a defender in womens lacrosses win over Drexel. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Women’s lacrosse outruns La Salle for first win in two years

By Caroline McParland, Sports Editor March 4, 2022

The women’s lacrosse team (1-2 overall, 0-0 Patriot League) secured a victory against La Salle at home last Saturday 11-9. Coming off a tough loss to Drexel last Sunday, the Leopards, who have not been...

The womens lacrosse team struggled to score until the end of each quarter against Drexel, losing with a final score of 4-16 last Sunday. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Women’s lacrosse opens season with tough loss to Drexel

By Eric Ponieman, Contributing writer February 25, 2022

The women’s lacrosse team traveled to Philadelphia on Sunday, Feb. 20 for their season opener against Drexel. After a dominant performance from the Dragons, the Leopards were defeated with a final score...

The womens lacrosse team looks to initiate their 2022 spring season under new captains while bolstering their future with 15 new recruits for the class of 2026. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Women’s lacrosse welcomes 15 new recruits, embarks on first full season since 2019

By Charlie Berman, Assistant Sports Editor February 18, 2022

As the spring seasons begin on College Hill, the women’s lacrosse program is looking to turn over a new leaf after going 0-6 in the Covid shortened 2021 season. In Head Coach Katie McConnell’s first...

Elementary participant in Lafayette womens lacrosse teams free clinic successfully scooping a ground ball in Hungry Hippo drill. (Photo courtesy of @lafayette_wlax instagram)

Women’s lacrosse team inspires future female athletes with free youth clinic

By Colleen McNamara October 1, 2021

The Lafayette Women’s lacrosse team invited youth players and families of the Lehigh Valley community to participate in a free youth clinic Saturday, Sept. 25 on Fisher Field. The clinic was hosted by...

Senior attacker Anna Stein (6) scored twice in the loss to Lehigh. (Photo courtesy of Athletic Communications)

Women’s lacrosse ends rough season with loss to Lehigh

By Allie Campanella April 23, 2021

Last Saturday marked a bittersweet ending to a difficult 2021 season for the Lafayette women's lacrosse team. With an 18-5 loss to rival Lehigh last Saturday, the program failed to record a win this spring...

Senior attacker Lizzie OBrien scored once in the loss to Holy Cross. (Photo courtesy of Athletic Communications)

Stein shines as women’s lacrosse falls to Holy Cross in season opener

By Henry Nicosia March 12, 2021

The Lafayette women’s lacrosse team struggled in their season opener last Saturday, losing 12-9 to Holy Cross. The Leopards fell behind quickly in the first half and were stuck playing catch up the rest...

Three new captains look to lead womens lacrosse into tournament play this spring

Three new captains look to lead women’s lacrosse into tournament play this spring

By Craig Barbaro February 19, 2021

Lafayette women’s lacrosse named its team captains for the 2021 spring season this past week, with seniors Colleen Bannon, Quinn Lacy and Anna Stein being named as tri-captains. The announcement followed...

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