Men’s basketball falls short to Bucknell: Stephens surpasses 1,000 career points

An unprecedented 2021 men’s basketball season came to an abrupt end last Saturday with a 92-84 loss in the Patriot League quarterfinals to sixth-seeded Bucknell. Lafayette earned the three seed after going 5-1 in their regional mini-conference during the regular season.  Although it was a disappointing end for the Leopards, senior guards E.J. Stephens and […]

Men’s basketball finishes regular season with two wins over Lehigh, Jaworski buzzer beater

The Lafayette men’s basketball team heads into the postseason tomorrow to face Bucknell after two victories over Lehigh last weekend.  The pair of wins gave the Leopards a weekend sweep of the Mountain Hawks, ending this season’s rivalry series with Lafayette victorious in three of the four games.  “I think there’s things you learn especially […]

Athlete Ally hosts first meeting of the semester with virtual panel on the horizon

The Lafayette College Athlete Ally club (LCAA) gathered on Zoom last Wednesday to discuss their plans going forward, with a focus on the virtual panel the club has been organizing, themed ‘allyship through the years.’ It was the club’s first time gathering during this unorthodox spring semester.  The panel is not officially on the schedule […]

Senior guard E.J. Stephens hoping breakout season ends with postseason run, personal accolades

With an unprecedented regular season winding down for the Lafayette men’s basketball team, senior guard E.J. Stephens is looking to add some personal accolades in his final season.  The team has dealt with several postponements and cancellations due to COVID-19 outbreaks on other campuses in the Patriot League. In an effort to keep the teams […]

Senior forward Kucowski continues to break records in her final collegiate season

Natalie Kucowski, a senior chemical engineering major on the Lafayette women’s basketball team, has proven season after season that she can raise the bar for herself and for the program’s record books.  Traveling not too far from her home in Philadelphia, Kucowski has been an asset to the Leopards since her rookie 2017-2018 season. She […]

‘The last go around’ for senior sharpshooter Justin Jaworski, who looks to lead men’s basketball to a deep playoff run in March

Senior co-captain Justin Jaworski has had an impressive athletic and academic career at Lafayette—and he is not finished just yet. Despite sustaining a serious knee injury in his critical junior season and training under new regulations this season due to the pandemic, Jaworski still has a winning vision for both the team and himself. The […]

Women’s basketball still searching for first win after losing twice to Bucknell

The Lafayette women’s basketball team’s record is now sitting at 0-4 for the 2021 season with this past weekend adding two losses in tough back-to-back games against Bucknell (4-0).  The Bisons took control early on in Saturday’s game at Kirby Sports Center, pulling ahead to a 13-point lead in the first 10 minutes. Both teams […]

Women’s basketball falls short to Lehigh in back-to-back games to open spring season

The Lafayette women’s basketball team dropped a pair of close games to rival Lehigh last weekend to kick off the opening series of an unusual spring season. The Leopards lost 81-75 in overtime on Saturday, Jan. 2, and then fell 73-65 the following day as the Mountain Hawks earned the weekend sweep.  Despite the ongoing […]

Temporary halt on athletics lifted after Covid-19 outbreak on campus subsides

After a significant uptick in Covid-19 cases on campus in mid-October, Lafayette put a pause on all athletic activities to help contain and control the outbreak.   The halt on athletic activities has since been lifted and student-athletes are back on the playing fields once again. “As the College returned to normal activity, athletics activity resumed […]

Athlete Ally program pushes education and awareness for LGBTQ+ History Month

October is LGBTQ+ History month and the Lafayette College Athlete Ally Instagram page has been spreading awareness and showcasing famous LGBTQ+ athletes throughout history to show their allyship. Notable posts have included United States Women’s National Soccer Team all-star Megan Rapinoe, women’s tennis player Billie Jean King and others.  According to the Athlete Ally website, the […]

AD Sherryta Freeman awarded Women Leaders’ Administrator of the Year

After only three years as athletic director, Sherryta Freeman has been named Division I FCS Nike Administrator of the year, an award presented by the organization Women Leaders in College Sports for exemplifying commitment to intercollegiate athletics and for serving as a role model in her leadership position.  “It’s an honor for Lafayette first and […]

Student-athlete check-in: What life looks like on campus this semester

Despite the cancellation of the fall season for all Lafayette sports teams, student-athletes on and off-campus are still preparing for an eventual return to competition. Zoom meetings, fitness challenges, watching film and holding socially-distanced practices are just a few of the ways that athletes have stayed connected with their teams this fall. “One of the […]

Women’s alpine ski team places first at regionals: Sophomore Brent Cehelsky wins men’s freestyle event

The women’s club alpine ski team is heading to nationals after a first place finish at regionals in Blue Mountain, Pa., on February 28-29. The alpine squad placed first out of 15 teams, while freshman Meghan Gillis and sophomore Brent Cehelsky won the alpine giant slalom and freestyle events, respectively. “As a team we won […]