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 […]

Freshman two-sport athlete, record holder Tim Payne looks to transfer from Lafayette

Lafayette’s athletic teams have had trouble finding success in recent years. Seventy-four percent of Lafayette students come from the top 20% of incomes in the U.S., according to the New York Times. These facts may seem unrelated, but they contributed to freshman two-sport athlete and school record holder Tim Payne’s decision to seek to transfer […]

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 […]

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 […]

Leopards lose to Army, pay homage to military with helmet decals in honor of Veterans Day

When Leopards football played Army the day before Veterans Day, the team got the chance to show solidarity with service members despite being opponents on the field. While they honored the military, wearing customized helmet designs featuring the faces of loved ones who have served, Lafayette came up short during gameplay losing 31-13 to the […]