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

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 the release of the team’s schedule, which is set to begin March 6 against Holy Cross.  “It was an honor to be voted captain […]

All Patriot League sports will resume this spring, as conference announces ambitious schedule for competition

As Covid-19 cases and deaths hit record highs nationally, the Patriot League has announced an ambitious plan and schedule for resuming all athletic competition this spring.  All fall and spring team sports will return to play in either late February or early March, with most teams playing shortened, league-only seasons and most individual sports hosting […]

Athletic department continues work on racial justice initiatives with detailed plan, participation in league-wide commission

The Lafayette athletic department has taken two crucial steps toward fostering a more inclusive and diverse environment for its student-athletes, after calls for racial justice amplified over the late spring and summer.  Earlier this year, Athletic Director Sherryta Freeman and women’s basketball head coach Kia Damon-Olson were named to the newly-formed Patriot League anti-racism committee. […]

Athletic department works around NCAA recruiting ban with virtual visits for prospective athletes

As the U.S. passes the eight month mark since the Covid-19 pandemic began, colleges and universities across the country are working on ways to recruit new athletes while following NCAA guidelines. Lafayette is no different, and athletic director Sherryta Freeman is spearheading the school’s efforts to recruit new athletes virtually.  In a recent interview with […]

Malik Hamm earns All-America honors despite canceled season

Junior defensive lineman Malik Hamm continues to rack up All-America accolades even with the Lafayette football team off the field. Hamm, coming off a breakout sophomore season, was the only Patriot League player named to the FCS Preseason All-America First Team by Stats Perform. Hamm was also nominated to Athlon Sports’ and Phil Steele’s All-America […]

Men’s basketball loses a pair of conference games: Team honors head coach Fran O’Hanlon for his 25 years with the program

The Lafayette men’s basketball team lost two conference games last week, falling to both Lehigh and Army as their four-game winning streak came to an end. The team’s record is now 15-9 overall with a 7-6 mark in Patriot League play, with five games remaining before the postseason. Against Lehigh, the Leopards struggled to get […]

Men’s basketball extends winning streak to four with wins over American and Bucknell

A highlight-reel dunk, a career scoring night, and a 10-point comeback in the final seven minutes were just a few of the dramatic moments from Lafayette’s 82-70 win over American last Saturday. The Leopards then traveled to Bucknell for another conference matchup on Monday night, and earned their first victory at Sojka Pavilion since February […]

Here’s the kicker: Jeffrey Kordenbrock shines in the spotlight of Lafayette’s rivalry win

He’s an Academic All-Patriot League selection as a mechanical engineer, a member of the ROTC program and capped a superb season as the football team’s kicker with a game-winning, 28-yard field goal with 47 seconds left in the 155th Rivalry game over Lehigh. Junior Jeffrey Kordenbrock took home MVP honors against the Mountain Hawks, marking […]