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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Football wins first game of fall season against Bucknell after late fumble recovery and touchdown

Last Saturday, in their family weekend matchup, the Lafayette football team earned their first win of the season over Bucknell, 21-17. After trailing 17-7 heading into the fourth quarter, the Leopards scored two late touchdowns to complete the comeback. “Well first of all it was just the gritty, come from behind, never stop believing, stay […]

Football loses close game to Penn as late push falls short

Last Saturday, the Lafayette football team lost to the University of Pennsylvania 28-24 in the annual homecoming game at Fisher Stadium. The Leopards now hold a 0-5 record and will face Princeton next Friday in their final non-conference game of the season.  Freshman quarterback Keegan Shoemaker was frequently under pressure against the Quakers, getting sacked […]