Senior Brendan Cronin becomes first Lafayette golfer to be named Patriot League Scholar-Athlete of the Year

After an outstanding four-year career at Lafayette, senior golfer Brendan Cronin was named the Patriot League Scholar-Athlete of the Year last week, the first Lafayette golfer to win the prestigious award. Cronin was also named to the All-League First Team after leading the Leopards through an unprecedented spring season, his first such award. “It boils […]

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 […]

Track and field teams slow out of the gate to start spring season

The men’s and women’s track and field teams traveled to Colgate University for a tri-meet with Lehigh and Colgate last Saturday, Feb. 27. The event was Lafayette’s first meet this year due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The Leopards struggled in both divisions, finishing third in both men’s and women’s competition. The men’s team posted […]

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 […]

College releases hazing reports, sanctions from last five years

In a report detailing hazing investigations from the last five years, the college released previously unknown details of the seven incidents included in the report. Pennsylvania’s newly enacted Timothy J. Piazza Anti-hazing Law required all colleges and universities to release such a report by Jan. 15, and mandates biannual updates. Timothy Piazza, for whom the law […]