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 […]

While women’s basketball ends season with loss, Natalie Kucowski makes history as Defensive Player of the Year

Sophomore forward Natalie Kucowski made waves in the Patriot League and in Lafayette history this season during her second year with the women’s basketball program. She has been named the conference’s Defensive Player of the Year, making her the first player in Lafayette basketball history to achieve the honor. Kucowski also made All-Patriot League Second […]

Women’s lacrosse rebounds with comeback win after close loss: goalie Quinn Lacy ’21 shines with career-high 17 saves

The women’s lacrosse team came up short against St. Joseph’s University’s this past Saturday in a 16-12 loss, flipping the script for a dramatic 13-12 win at Binghamton on Wednesday. The victory moves their record to 4-2 for the season, with Patriot League play beginning Saturday. In the St. Joseph’s game, the defense was anchored […]