From ACL tear to NCAA leadership forum: Sophie Carr talks her journey, supporting others with injuries

Sophomore field hockey forward Sophie Carr suffered a setback last spring when she tore her ACL. A year later, not only has she nearly fully recovered from the serious injury, but the NCAA has recognized her as a leader in collegiate athletics. Moreover, she is aiming to help others recovering from injuries at Lafayette with […]

Athlete Ally club looks to further LGBTQ+ acceptance and awareness in Lafayette athletics

The Lafayette chapter of Athlete Ally has existed for about five years, but the group hasn’t made much of a splash in the world of Leopard athletics, according to club president and senior Theresa Delahanty and incoming co-presidents junior Jenn DeLongis and sophomore Eva Kaplan. With a shift in funding support and new ideas, these […]

Caroline Harmon and Tim Payne break long-standing track and field records at weekend meets

Multiple school records were broken this past weekend, as the Lafayette track and field team competed in three separate meets. The team sent athletes to Moravian College for the Coach P Invitational, Kutztown University for the Monschein Multi, and Bucknell University for the Bison Open. Senior captain Caroline Harmon, who ran in the Bison Open […]

Rugby coach Rachel Grispon brings Premier experience to the Lafayette club team

In 2002, Rachel Grispon started playing rugby—the sport that has since defined her dreams and life goals. Now Lafayette’s women’s club rugby head coach, Grispon began playing in high school before attending East Stroudsburg University, where she continued playing rugby while working towards a degree in sports management. Four years after, she was introduced as […]

Cronin, Halamandaris lead golf team in separate tournaments, Leopards finish fourth and tenth overall

The Lafayette golf team hit the road for two different tournaments over the past week, finishing fourth and 10th in their two competitions. Some team members traveled to West Orange, N.J., and placed 10th out of 11 teams in the Columbia Spring Invitational, while the other group of golfers made the trip to the University […]

Riding to the top: Perrotti earns nationals bid with win at zones in her final season

Senior equestrian captain Justine Perrotti competed in zones last Sunday, where she qualified for Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) nationals. The day before, the team earned third out of five teams at Battle in the Saddle (BITS).  Perrotti’s win in her fences class qualifies her to compete with the best in the country at the […]

Men’s tennis defeats Niagara in first game of weekend set, women drop lone match of the weekend

The men’s and women’s tennis teams combined for a 1-3 record last weekend as their spring season winded down before the Patriot League Tournament. The men were victorious on Saturday at home against Niagara by a score of 6-1, before dropping matches to University of Delaware and Bucknell University on Sunday and Tuesday, respectively. On […]