Seniors Bramson and van der Geest honored as scholar-athletes by Maroon Club

At the Maroon Club Hall of Fame Dinner, senior defender Lisa van der Geest from the field hockey team and senior defender Adam Bramson from the men’s soccer team received awards for being outstanding scholar-athletes this season.  “I think that both Adam and Lisa had certainly tremendous careers here at Lafayette,” athletic director Sherryta Freeman […]

Here’s the kicker: Jeffrey Kordenbrock shines in the spotlight of Lafayette’s rivalry win

He’s an Academic All-Patriot League selection as a mechanical engineer, a member of the ROTC program and capped a superb season as the football team’s kicker with a game-winning, 28-yard field goal with 47 seconds left in the 155th Rivalry game over Lehigh. Junior Jeffrey Kordenbrock took home MVP honors against the Mountain Hawks, marking […]

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 […]

Men’s basketball keeps win streak alive behind career night from Justin Jaworski

After a nine day break, the Lafayette men’s basketball team showed no signs of rust with their third consecutive win, 94-71, and highest scoring output of the season against St. Joseph’s.  “We played very well,” said head coach Fran O’Hanlon. “To score 94 points like we did, obviously our offense was clicking and we were […]

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 […]

Men’s club hockey beats Bucknell, Alvernia in weekend set: team takes on Lehigh tonight in Bethlehem

The Lafayette men’s club hockey team swept a pair of conference games last weekend, beating Bucknell 7-1 on Saturday and Alvernia 6-1 on Sunday. Sophomore forward Alex Lopresti scored twice in each game, recording a team-high four goals on the weekend. Lafayette now holds a 4-4 overall record in conference play, good for fifth place, […]

New California legislation will allow NCAA athletes to be paid by 2023

The National Collegiate Athletic Association’s (NCAA) long-held policy that student athletes should not receive any monetary benefits beyond the price of tuition being paid is facing its greatest challenge yet. On September 30, California’s governor Gavin Newsom signed a bill that, when implemented, will allow student-athletes to profit off of their likeness, sign endorsement deals, […]

Men’s and women’s cross country teams earn best finish at regional championships in over a decade

The Lafayette men’s and women’s cross country teams both placed 17th at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Championships last weekend, the highest finish for the men since 2005 and the women since 2009.  “The goal was to not just [to] improve one spot, but our goal was to improve a couple of spots; move into the middle […]

Men’s soccer loses to Lehigh in Patriot League Championship game: team records best season since 2012

The Lafayette men’s soccer team ended their postseason run with a 1-0 loss to rival Lehigh last Saturday in the Patriot League Championship game. The Leopards finish the year with a 9-7-5 record, the first winning season since 2012 when the team went 9-8-4 and won the Patriot League Championship over American. Lafayette was ranked […]