Branch and Jacobs lead the Leopards at the IC4A/ECAC Championships

The Lafayette track and field team finished their season this past weekend at the IC4A/ECAC Championships in Springfield, Mass, where senior Ainsley Jacobs earned All-East status with a fourth place finish in the 10,000-meter run. Both the men’s and women’s teams sent three athletes to the event. Jacobs completed the 10,000-meter run in 36:15.16 and […]

Senior Brendan Cronin becomes first Lafayette golfer to be named Patriot League Scholar-Athlete of the Year

After an outstanding four-year career at Lafayette, senior golfer Brendan Cronin was named the Patriot League Scholar-Athlete of the Year last week, the first Lafayette golfer to win the prestigious award. Cronin was also named to the All-League First Team after leading the Leopards through an unprecedented spring season, his first such award. “It boils […]

Freshman Peter Lehman named Patriot League Rookie of the Year; Men’s lacrosse standout led the team in scoring this spring

Freshman attacker Peter Lehman was named Patriot League Rookie of the Year last week, marking the seventh major award for the Maroon and White in the Patriot League era. He is the second Rookie of the Year in program history for Lafayette, following Tom Perini in 2008.  Lehman, per usual, deflected all praise. “It’s kind […]

Baseball earns third seed in Patriot League playoffs; Leopards will face second-seeded Army in a series this weekend

The baseball team concluded their regular season this past weekend with a three-game series against Bucknell, winning two of three games in Lewisburg, Pa. With the victories, the Leopards clinched the three seed and will head into the Patriot League tournament this weekend with some momentum. Lafayette went 13-15 in a pandemic-shortened spring season, including […]

Athletic Director Sherryta Freeman reflects on an unorthodox spring season

The spring 2021 semester was a season that student-athletes will not soon forget. The condensed calendar, limited travel, and fluctuating schedule for practices and games were issues that all athletes had to deal with. Most were happy to take on the extra burden in order to play their sports, regardless of the circumstances. Athletic Director […]

Track & field team breaks multiple school records at Patriot League Championships

Last weekend was one for the record books for the Lafayette track and field team. Ten new times were entered into the school’s All-Time Top 10 list, including two Lafayette records broken at the two-day Patriot League Championship event. Senior Ryan Branch broke one of the longest-standing Lafayette records in the 5,000-meter run, shattering the […]

Athlete Ally panelists reflect on LGBTQ+ experience as Lafayette athletes

For a long time in the realm of Lafayette athletics, it was very difficult to be “out and proud.” Gay slurs were used regularly and there was no space for queer students on campus or on sports teams. On Tuesday night, four former student-athletes reflected on their experience at Lafayette as members of the LGBTQ+ […]

‘Just keep plugging away’: The future is bright for the men’s lacrosse team despite winless spring

The Lafayette men’s lacrosse team went 0-11 this spring, but you wouldn’t know it talking to head coach Pat Myers. In the highly competitive Patriot League, wins are hard to come by in the sport. Myers already knows this, as his squad hasn’t beaten a conference opponent during his three seasons on College Hill. But […]