Men’s basketball extends winning streak to three with weekend sweep of Bucknell

The Lafayette men’s basketball team put on a clinic this past weekend, sweeping a pair of games against Bucknell and improving their record to 3-1 in conference play.  The Leopards carried their momentum from the opening series against Lehigh as they defeated Bucknell 83-60 and 87-76 on Jan 9 and 10, respectively. The 23-point victory […]

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 […]

Women’s lacrosse outlasts Manhattan in triple overtime thriller for fourth win of season

The Lafayette women’s lacrosse team won a pair of non-conference games last week to improve their record to 4-1, the best start for the program since the 2013 season. The Leopards beat Iona 7-5 last Saturday behind five points from sophomore attacker Olivia Cunningham, and then outlasted Manhattan 10-9 in three overtimes on Wednesday. Against […]

Fencing teams come up short at JHU invitational, men and women beat William & Mary

The Lafayette women’s fencing team earned four wins at the Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) invitational this past Saturday. On Sunday, both teams traveled to the Johns Hopkins University (JHU) invitational, where the men’s team won twice and the women won once. In the FDU invitational, the women’s team defeated host school FDU 15-10, Hunter College […]

Men’s basketball keeps win streak alive behind career night from Justin Jaworski

After a nine day break, the Lafayette men’s basketball team showed no signs of rust with their third consecutive win, 94-71, and highest scoring output of the season against St. Joseph’s.  “We played very well,” said head coach Fran O’Hanlon. “To score 94 points like we did, obviously our offense was clicking and we were […]

Football wins first game of fall season against Bucknell after late fumble recovery and touchdown

Last Saturday, in their family weekend matchup, the Lafayette football team earned their first win of the season over Bucknell, 21-17. After trailing 17-7 heading into the fourth quarter, the Leopards scored two late touchdowns to complete the comeback. “Well first of all it was just the gritty, come from behind, never stop believing, stay […]

Men’s golf team ties for fourth place at Lehigh Invitational in penultimate fall tournament

Just a few days after reclaiming the President’s Cup from rival Lehigh, the Lafayette golf team returned to action at the Lehigh Invitational last weekend. At the 36-hole tournament, the team finished in a tie for fourth place with three Leopard golfers placing in the top-15.  “I think we put ourselves in great position to […]

Field hockey remains undefeated in conference play with double overtime win

Last Saturday, the women’s field hockey team beat conference opponent Boston University in double overtime, 3-2, after senior defender Lisa van der Geest scored the game-winning goal. A day later, the team won their fourth consecutive game as they defeated Bryant University 6-0. Lafayette now holds a 7-5 record on the season and a perfect […]