Sports Recap Central

Men’s basketball (1-2) (0-0)

Nov. 10 @ La Salle

W, 77-76

Sophomore guard Alex Petrie hit the game-tying and game-winning buckets with a clutch and-1 he converted with 10 seconds remaining to clinch the victory. Junior forward Myles Cherry contributed his first career double-double with 18 points and 12 rebounds. 

Nov. 13 @ Penn

L, 91-61

The team shot 50 percent from the field and 40 percent from three but struggled on the defensive end. Sophomore forward Dylan Hastings tallied a career-high 12 points to go with four rebounds and three blocks. Junior guard Kyle Stout added 13 points, four assists and two rebounds in the loss.

Women’s basketball (2-0) (0-0)

Nov. 9 @ Fairleigh Dickinson

W, 63-57

Sophomore forward Natalie Kucowski had a career day with 29 points and 16 rebounds as the team earned their first win of the season. Despite entering the fourth quarter down by two points, sophomore guard Drew Freeland’s big 3-pointer late in the second half lifted the Leopards to victory. 

Nov. 11 vs. Binghamton

W, 59-50

Sophomores Freeland, Kucowski, and guard/forward Olivia Martino each scored in double figures for the Leopards as they remained undefeated through two games. The team played strong on the glass, as Kucowski grabbed 13 boards, freshman guard Makaila Wilson had eight, and junior guard/forward Tasha Vipond tallied seven. 

Cross country

Nov. 9 @ NCAA District Championships

The women’s cross country team finished 24th out of 30, with freshman Autumn Sands leading the way in the top-100 out of over 200 runners. The men finished 21st out of 24.

Volleyball (5-23) (0-16)

Nov. 8 vs. Navy

L, 3-0

Navy earned eight aces to just one by Lafayette in the shutout. Lafayette was also outnumbered in blocks, 9-3, but stayed close in kills recording 36 to Navy’s 42. 

Nov. 10 @ Holy Cross

L, 3-1

The Leopards ended their season winless in the Patriot League, dropping their match with the Crusaders in four sets. Freshman outside hitters Leanna Deegan and Grace Tulevech recorded double figures in kills, but Lafayette’s second-set win was not enough to get them back into the match.

Football (3-7) (2-3)

Nov. 10 @ Army West Point

L, 31-13

The game was tied at three points apiece after the first quarter, but Army pulled away with four touchdowns in the next two quarters. Lafayette added a late touchdown, as sophomore quarterback Sean O’Malley found senior tight end Will Eisler in the end zone. 

Swimming & Diving (women)

Nov. 10 @ LIU Brooklyn

L, 150-103

Lafayette won four of the 15 races in the loss. Freshman Tara Leininger, sophomore Maya Athena Imperial, and junior Anne Marie Mozrall won individual events, and the team also took a relay victory. 

About AJ Traub

AJ Traub '20 is the assistant sports editor of The Lafayette. He studies geology and French.

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