Women’s lacrosse coach Alison Fisher not ‘renewed’ for next season

The Lafayette athletic department announced in a press release Monday that women’s lacrosse head coach Alison Fisher ‘01 “will not be renewed for the 2020 season.” The announcement featured a quote by athletic director Sherryta Freeman thanking Fisher, in a format reminiscent of the release announcing former volleyball coach Terri Dadio Campbell’s release. The release […]

Athletic department tight-lipped on past alleged issues with volleyball program and termination of former head coach Terri Campbell

A “change in leadership.” That’s all the Lafayette athletics department said when they announced in December that veteran head coach Terri Dadio Campbell ‘92 would no longer lead the women’s volleyball team. An investigation by The Lafayette has found, however, that Campbell—who coached several teams at colleges in Virginia, New Jersey and Pennsylvania during a […]

Lax lacks in Patriot League play: Lacrosse records combine for one conference win

The Lafayette women’s and men’s lacrosse teams closed out their seasons with losses to Colgate and nationally ranked Loyola, respectively, a week ago. The men’s team lost 15-4 despite holding the Tewaaraton finalist, for most outstanding lacrosse player, Patrick Spencer to zero goals and three assists. The women’s team lost their senior day game 13-12, despite a […]

Rugby coach Rachel Grispon brings Premier experience to the Lafayette club team

In 2002, Rachel Grispon started playing rugby—the sport that has since defined her dreams and life goals. Now Lafayette’s women’s club rugby head coach, Grispon began playing in high school before attending East Stroudsburg University, where she continued playing rugby while working towards a degree in sports management. Four years after, she was introduced as […]

Men’s tennis defeats Niagara in first game of weekend set, women drop lone match of the weekend

The men’s and women’s tennis teams combined for a 1-3 record last weekend as their spring season winded down before the Patriot League Tournament. The men were victorious on Saturday at home against Niagara by a score of 6-1, before dropping matches to University of Delaware and Bucknell University on Sunday and Tuesday, respectively. On […]

Women’s rugby earns wins over Lehigh and Kings to kick off spring season

The Lafayette club women’s rugby team won two games last weekend against Lehigh University and King’s College, beating the Mountain Hawks 32-15 and the Lions 12-7 on Saturday, March 30. After a cancelled tournament and an indoor contest, the two wins were the first official league games for the Leopards this spring. “It was exciting, […]

From near medical retirement to a playoff game winner: senior guard Nia Holland’s comeback story

In the women’s basketball team’s first game of the Patriot League Tournament in early March, senior guard Nia Holland drove to the basket to net the game-winning layup with three seconds remaining, giving the Leopards a hard-fought road win. Months before, during the preseason, she was told she would need to retire from the sport […]

Women’s tennis earns first Patriot League win with shutout over Holy Cross, falls to Army and Loyola

Last weekend, the women’s tennis team travelled to West Point, N.Y., for three Patriot League matches, going 1-2 to open conference play. The highlight of the weekend was a 5-0 win over Holy Cross, including a sweep of the doubles points and four singles victories.  “The team went in with a strong mindset and ready […]