‘Unfinished business’: Lafayette athletes take advantage of extra year of NCAA eligibility

The pandemic has brought some unique silver linings to student-athletes at Lafayette and around the country. In a rare move, the NCAA expanded eligibility to all fall and winter sports during the 2020-21 season. This follows a similar decision by the organization in March of last year as COVID-19 took hold. Student-athletes have traditionally been […]

Men’s soccer loses Patriot League championship game after controversial red card

Another year, another heartbreaking finish for the Lafayette men’s soccer team. An undefeated spring season came to a crashing halt in Saturday’s Patriot League championship game, as the Leopards lost their second consecutive title match after dropping a 1-0 result to Lehigh in fall 2019. This time, Lafayette fought to double-overtime before an opportunistic American […]

Men’s soccer still undefeated after win over Army: Leopards carry perfect 5-0 record into revenge match with Lehigh

The Lafayette men’s soccer team ought to play in the spring more often. For the first time since 2008, the program has recorded five straight victories, the latest being a 2-1 win over Army last weekend which improved the team’s record to a perfect 5-0. Sophomore forward Hale Lombard struck early with a second-minute goal, […]

Change of plans: Fall athletes thrown into unpredictable spring seasons

It’s not unusual for college athletes to prepare their bodies and practice their skills year-round, and perhaps even play non-league games in their offseason. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, however, the ways in which college athletics operate have completely changed. And the biggest change of all might be the Patriot League’s decision for all fall […]

Seniors Bramson and van der Geest honored as scholar-athletes by Maroon Club

At the Maroon Club Hall of Fame Dinner, senior defender Lisa van der Geest from the field hockey team and senior defender Adam Bramson from the men’s soccer team received awards for being outstanding scholar-athletes this season.  “I think that both Adam and Lisa had certainly tremendous careers here at Lafayette,” athletic director Sherryta Freeman […]

Men’s soccer loses to Lehigh in Patriot League Championship game: team records best season since 2012

The Lafayette men’s soccer team ended their postseason run with a 1-0 loss to rival Lehigh last Saturday in the Patriot League Championship game. The Leopards finish the year with a 9-7-5 record, the first winning season since 2012 when the team went 9-8-4 and won the Patriot League Championship over American. Lafayette was ranked […]

Men’s soccer wins penalty shootout over Loyola to advance to Patriot League Championship against Lehigh

The Lafayette men’s soccer team is headed to the Patriot League Championship game for the first time since 2012 after defeating Loyola Maryland in the semifinal match on Tuesday. The Leopards were ranked 10th out of 10 teams in the conference preseason poll in August, and will travel to face rival Lehigh tomorrow evening with […]

Men’s soccer remains tied for third in the Patriot League after tie against Lehigh and a non-conference loss

The Lafayette men’s soccer team played twice this past week, tying rival Lehigh 0-0 on Saturday after two overtimes before losing 2-1 to Drexel on Tuesday. The team’s record is now 8-5-3 overall, and 4-2-1 in the conference. In the game against Lehigh, the Mountain Hawks opened the game with a quick shot on goal […]