Women’s soccer loses battle against Boston University

The Lafayette women’s soccer team dropped its first Patriot League game to Boston University (BU) 2-1 on Sept. 18 at Nickerson Field. “The practices leading up to [BU] were more about keeping our legs fresh, while also implementing some game-type scenarios and intensity to model the real game,” junior goalkeeper Natalie Neumann said. “Ultimately, this week […]

Men’s soccer opens Patriot League play with scoreless tie against Bucknell, followed by win over Saint Peter’s

The Lafayette men’s soccer team opened up Patriot League play with a 0-0 draw against Bucknell University on Saturday after a hard-fought game that went to double overtime. That rigorous performance was followed by a commanding 3-1 win against Saint Peter’s University.  “It was good to get going with the season in patriotic play, here […]

Volleyball 1-1 in conference play after dominating Holy Cross

After being defeated in straight sets on Saturday against Colgate at their conference opener, the Lafayette volleyball team (1-1 Patriot League, 4-6 overall) bounced back last Sunday winning three straight sets against Holy Cross. Senior outside hitter Leanna Deegan led the way for the Leopards against Colgate, who was just shy of a double-double with […]

Leopards golf team looks to improve after 11th place finish at Cornell Invitational

The Lafayette golf team took 11th place at the Cornell Invitational this past weekend. The 36-hole event was the Leopards’ third tournament of the year as they continue their first full season since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. “The team did not meet any expectations we had for ourselves this weekend,” senior TJ Repczynski […]

Junior Simone Hefting takes Patriot League honors as Leopards look to rebound after loss to American

The Lafayette field hockey team is off to a red hot start with the help of junior defender Simone Hefting. She won Patriot League Defensive Player of the Week last Monday, following the Leopard’s consecutive wins over Yale and Quinnipiac. Lafayette held their opponents to zero first-half shots and one goal combined in the dominant […]

Football falls in home opener to University of New Hampshire

The Leopards faced their second consecutive Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) opponent last Saturday, Sept. 18, against the University of New Hampshire (UNH). The team lost their home opener in a closely contested game 19-13 to No. 23 UNH. Freshman quarterback Ah-Shaun Davis was thrust into action in the home opener against a ranked opponent, making […]

Lafayette tennis teams have strong showing at men’s and women’s Siena Invitational

The Lafayette tennis teams competed in back-to-back invitationals this past Friday and Saturday, with the Bucknell invitational kicking off the weekend and followed by the Siena Invitational. Lafayette had 19 members competing among both teams, with a total of seven teams each competing in the men’s and women’s divisions. The women’s division included host Siena, […]

Volleyball recovers with win against St. Francis after three losses at Sacred Heart Invitational

The Lafayette volleyball team made a quick comeback on Tuesday against St. Francis, after failing to capture a win in the three-game Sacred Heart Invitational over the weekend. The Leopards began the weekend on Friday with a two-set advantage against Sacred Heart, yet ended up dropping the five-set match on Friday night (25-22, 25-20, 19-25, […]

Field hockey nets wins against Yale and Quinnipiac

Lafayette field hockey (5-1) won two hotly contested matches last week, at home against the Yale Bulldogs on Friday and at Quinnipiac against the Bobcats on Sunday. The Leopards defeated Yale 2-1 in an overtime thriller before beating Quinnipiac 2-0 in Hamden, Connecticut. The two wins moved the Leopards to a 5-1 total for the season.  “Going into […]