Lafayette welcomes Lehigh to Fisher Stadium for 156th Rivalry game

After a 25-point loss at the hands of conference foe Bucknell two weeks ago, the Leopards welcome rival Lehigh to Fisher Stadium tomorrow for the 156th meeting of college football’s most-played rivalry. The highly-anticipated matchup was postponed a week due to a positive COVID-19 test within the Lafayette program. Lafayette is 1-1 during an abbreviated […]

Recent TikTok video highlights gender-based inequities in the NCAA

In a year marked by change and the continued fight for equality, it is unfortunately no surprise to see women dealing with second-rate treatment, even at some of the highest levels of competition. This past week as men’s and women’s college basketball programs began competing in the NCAA March Madness tournament, a video began circulating […]

Women’s basketball season ends with quarterfinal loss to Boston University

The Lafayette women’s basketball team could not carry their momentum into the Patriot League quarterfinal last weekend, falling 74-68 to No. 2 seed Boston University. The team’s season comes to a close as the Leopards finish 5-8 overall and 5-7 in conference play.  “Given the outcome, it wasn’t our best performance, but we fought hard […]

Patriot League speaker series continues with ‘Today with Dr. Kaye’ host Karsonya Whitehead

Three-time New York Emmy-nominated documentarian and award-winning host of “Today with Dr. Kaye” on WEAA 88.9FM Karsonya Whitehead spoke on Wednesday as part of the Patriot League Anti-Racism Speaker Series. Whitehead is a highly accomplished professor of communication and African and African American studies at Loyola University Maryland. Wednesday’s presentation was the second of two […]

A plan months in the making: How the college is keeping athletes safe from illness and injury

As Lafayette’s athletes return to competition, the first and foremost priority of the Lafayette athletic department has been player safety. Months before the Leopards returned to play, the department was doing everything possible to ensure athletes could return to their sports without jeopardizing their health, Athletic Director Sherryta Freeman said.  Now that the 2021 spring […]

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. […]