Men’s and women’s cross country sweep first event of shortened season

Lafayette men’s and women’s cross country began their long-awaited seasons this past Saturday at Loyola Maryland, with both teams taking first place despite harsh wintry conditions. Next up for the men and women is the Patriot League Championship next week, slated for March 5 in Easton at Metzgar Fields..  The men’s team beat American by a […]

Senior guard E.J. Stephens hoping breakout season ends with postseason run, personal accolades

With an unprecedented regular season winding down for the Lafayette men’s basketball team, senior guard E.J. Stephens is looking to add some personal accolades in his final season.  The team has dealt with several postponements and cancellations due to COVID-19 outbreaks on other campuses in the Patriot League. In an effort to keep the teams […]

‘The last go around’ for senior sharpshooter Justin Jaworski, who looks to lead men’s basketball to a deep playoff run in March

Senior co-captain Justin Jaworski has had an impressive athletic and academic career at Lafayette—and he is not finished just yet. Despite sustaining a serious knee injury in his critical junior season and training under new regulations this season due to the pandemic, Jaworski still has a winning vision for both the team and himself. The […]

Men’s basketball breaks winning streak against Boston University, falls to 5-3 in league play

The Lafayette men’s basketball team saw their five-game win streak come to an end at the hands of Boston University this past weekend as the Terriers took both games by a score of 81-76 on Saturday, and 64-61 on Sunday.  Boston University, last year’s Patriot League conference winner, got off to a slow 1-5 start […]

Men’s basketball extends winning streak to three with weekend sweep of Bucknell

The Lafayette men’s basketball team put on a clinic this past weekend, sweeping a pair of games against Bucknell and improving their record to 3-1 in conference play.  The Leopards carried their momentum from the opening series against Lehigh as they defeated Bucknell 83-60 and 87-76 on Jan 9 and 10, respectively. The 23-point victory […]

Both Lafayette basketball teams will resume play in the spring semester, but Covid-19 concerns remain

The Lafayette women’s and men’s basketball programs will return to the court in 2021, with a shortened, league-only schedule beginning on Jan. 2. The Patriot League Council of Presidents endorsed the plan, which is contingent on competition that will “protect the health and safety of student-athletes, coaches, staffs and their communities,” according to the press […]

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 […]

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 […]