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 […]

Malik Hamm earns All-America honors despite canceled season

Junior defensive lineman Malik Hamm continues to rack up All-America accolades even with the Lafayette football team off the field. Hamm, coming off a breakout sophomore season, was the only Patriot League player named to the FCS Preseason All-America First Team by Stats Perform. Hamm was also nominated to Athlon Sports’ and Phil Steele’s All-America […]

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 […]

Orange ribbons mean #ColtonStrong: Equestrian dedicates home show to coach’s grandson battling leukemia

The Lafayette equestrian team hosted a show last Saturday, complete with raffles, ribbons, and many tears shed. After hearing their coach Kelly Poff’s grandson was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, the team planned a home show Poff would never forget. “I knew our hosted show was coming up,” club assistant Justine Perrotti ‘19 said. “I […]

Fencing concludes season at NCAA regionals: Four qualifiers each record wins at the tournament

The Lafayette fencing team traveled to Duke University last Saturday as four members of the team qualified for the NCAA Mid-Atlantic/South regional tournament. Sophomore saber Carolyn Feigeles, junior foil Bora Mutis, sophomore foil Yiwen Cui, and sophomore saber Bella Moger all competed and each won at least one match during the tournament. “I was very […]