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 […]

‘Two-five out’: Baseball head coach Joe Kinney to retire at the end of the season

“He likes to be called ‘Two-five.’ Two-five is him. Two-five is an icon.” Senior student assistant coach Kenny Campbell said baseball head coach Joe Kinney is proud to wear his number, 25, along with his players, and senior pitcher Brett Kreyer said Kinney ends team meetings by saying “Two-five out.” In December of 2019, Kinney […]

Men’s lacrosse still searching for first win after dropping triple overtime thriller to Binghamton

The game was tied four times, four Leopards had multi-goal games, and it took three overtimes, but men’s lacrosse came up short against Binghamton, losing 11-10. The loss came after dropping three games to some of the nation’s top teams, but the Leopards fought back from a 4-0 Bearcats lead to force a close finish. […]

Men’s fencing wins three at round-robin tournament with conference championships looming

Last Saturday, the Lafayette men’s fencing team earned a 3-2 record in their final competition before the Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Fencing Association (MACFA) championships. The College of New Jersey hosted the MACFA round-robin tournament last weekend, which saw Lafayette tally wins over the host Lions (23-3), Rutgers (22-5) and Rowan (20-7). The Leopards also suffered two […]