Women’s basketball earns first win over Lehigh since 2015: Leopards push win streak to four with win over Colgate

The crowd at Allen P. Kirby Sports Center erupted as senior guard Sarah Agnello calmly sunk a pair of free throws. They were just a formality.  The game was over and for the first time since February 21, 2015, the Lafayette women’s basketball team defeated rival Lehigh. Players celebrated on the court, and continued in […]

Members of the Lafayette basketball community reflect on Kobe Bryant

Last Sunday, news of Kobe Bryant’s tragic passing in a helicopter crash stunned people around the world who were inspired by his tenacious approach to basketball and to life. The five-time NBA champion and 18-time All-Star was one of nine who lost their lives in the crash, including his 13-year-old daughter Gianna. Although his life […]

Maroon Club honors football’s team of 1948, who received national recognition for their stand against racial injustice

Lafayette’s football team went 7-2 in their 1948 season, but it wasn’t what they did with their strong record, elite running game, or eighth consecutive win in The Rivalry over Lehigh that got them inducted to the Maroon Club Hall of Fame. It’s what they didn’t do. After the team finished the regular season, their […]

Lafayette athletics recognized for improvement across the board in fall sports

In the span of one season, Lafayette athletics has risen from the forgotten depths of the Patriot League standings. Ranked dead last in President’s Cup (Patriot League) standings in men’s, women’s, and overall sports in 2018-2019, the fall performances brought the Leopards up to second on the men’s side, sixth on the women’s side, and […]

By the numbers

23 — points for senior field hockey defender Lisa van der Geest, third-best in the Patriot League and best out of all defenders 2893 — total yards of offense by freshman quarterback Keegan Shoemaker, best in the conference 112 — tackles by junior linebacker Major Jordan, third best in the Patriot League 75 — saves […]

Football ends four-year Rivalry drought with thrilling road win over Lehigh

0:01 left on the clock and 13,000 fans waiting with bated breath. The snap. The dropback. The emphatic, game-clinching sack. Scattered cheers became a full-on celebration as white jerseys met maroon-clad fans on the field at Goodman Stadium. Head coach John Garrett leapt into the air. The Lafayette Leopards won their first rivalry game since […]

Field hockey loses conference final, captain van der Geest and head coach Stone awarded for standout seasons

Field hockey’s playoff run was halted at the championship game against top-seeded American University where they lost 3-2. The Leopards didn’t go unnoticed in the conference, however, as head coach Jennifer Stone ‘04 won Patriot League Coach of the Year, and senior captain and defender Lisa van der Geest won Patriot League Defensive Player of […]