Men’s lacrosse team earns first win under new coach: midfielder Dehnert scores five goals

The Lafayette men’s lacrosse team used a late first quarter surge to power their way to a 14-10 win over the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) at Fisher Stadium on Saturday, Feb. 9. It was a full team effort for the Leopards as five different players scored goals, paced by senior midfielder Connar Dehnert […]

Men’s basketball loses to Army, drops overtime thriller to rival Lehigh

The Lafayette men’s basketball team suffered a 69-63 defeat to Army West Point last Saturday before losing to rival Lehigh in overtime on Wednesday during the “team takeover day,” where both teams wore customized jerseys with player nicknames. The loss moves the Leopards to 6-14 overall and 3-6 in Patriot League play. The Lehigh game […]

After 50 consecutive Laf-Lehigh football rivalry matchups, professor Peter Newman ’73 reflects on how the game has changed

Peter Newman ‘73 was not driven to enroll as a student at Lafayette College for the thrilling rivalry between the Leopards and Lehigh University. Now as a part-time American Studies and first-year seminar (FYS) professor, he just attended his 50th consecutive Laf-Lehigh game. Newman, who went to the game with his former Lafayette roommate, has […]

Men’s basketball drops OT contest to Cornell, wins close game over FDU after second half surge

Lafayette men’s basketball team managed to force OT but ultimately fell to Cornell, 63-58 this past Wednesday. The Sunday before, the team staged a second-half comeback to narrowly beat Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) by a score of 80-76. In the FDU game, the Leopards were led by the inside-out combination of sophomore guard Alex Petrie, who […]

Leopards’ errors prove costly in 154th Laf-Lehigh football rivalry; team loses for fourth straight year

The Leopards lost the 154th meeting of The Rivalry on Saturday, Nov. 17, as Lehigh capitalized on Lafayette mistakes en route to a 34-3 win. The first three touchdowns for the Mountain Hawks were the result of errors from the Leopards on offense and special teams. The defense held Lehigh to 10 points all game […]