Leopards prepare to take the court: A preview of men’s and women’s basketball

Men: 2016 Season Record: 9-21 (4-13 in conference) Players to watch: Senior forward Matt Klinewski returns after leading the team last season in points per game (ppg) and rebounds per game, with 16 and 6 respectively, while playing 27 minutes per game. Another player to look out for is sophomore guard Kyle Stout. He ranked […]

Three runners post personal bests as Cross Country competes Patriot League Championship

The men’s and women’s cross country teams competed in the Patriot League Championship at Lehigh on Oct. 28, where three top finishers for the Leopards posted new personal records. The men’s team raced first, placing 8th in the 8K with a score of 248, followed by the women’s team, placing 9th in the 6K with an […]

A Leopard goes pro: Harriet Ottewill-Soulsby ’17 continues basketball career abroad

After four years as a Leopard, Harriet Ottewill-Soulsby ’17 continues her basketball career at a professional level with the Durham Palatinates in England. She starts for the Palatinates and has done so in their first four games this year after signing with them in August. During her senior season at Lafayette, Ottewill-Soulsby appeared in all […]

Women’s tennis riding high: teams wins first home match of season

This past weekend, women’s tennis hosted their first home match against Rider University, where they walked away with a win. They come into this season with a young squad, lacking any seniors. “We played really well against Rider,” said sophomore Meredith Block. “Last year when we played them, we lost the doubles point but this year we […]

Field hockey wins first Patriot League game: freshman nets first goal in overtime winner

The Leopards field hockey team took the field against Colgate in their first Patriot League matchup last Saturday. At the end of regulation, the Leopards and Raiders found themselves in a deadlock at two goals apiece. Shortly into the overtime period, freshman Anna Steps drove the ball through the defense and into the back of the […]

New head coach ready to lead Leopards softball after surprise exit

Caitlyn de la Haba has taken over as head coach of the softball team, following the summer resignation of former softball head coach Jexx Varner. Varner’s resignation to pursue other other opportunities shocked athletic director Bruce McCutcheon. “Jexx’s departure comes as surprising news to everyone, myself included,” McCutcheon said to goleopards. “We’re proud of the strides […]

Pass the rock: Kia Damon to be the seventh coach of Lafayette Women’s Basketball

After spending the last nine years at Penn State and one year at Cincinnati, Coach Kia Damon was appointed the head coach of the women’s basketball team at Lafayette.  “I chose Lafayette because during the selection process, as I talked to President [Alison] Byerly and the selection committee, it became increasingly clear that the way […]

Coaching shake-up: Two men’s lacrosse coaches leave during the off-season

Former men’s lacrosse head coach Jim Rogalski has accepted a position as assistant coach Michigan University’s program and former offensive coordinator Mike Terranova will be head coach at Chestnut Hill College, leaving the Leopards two coaches down going into the fall. Assistant coach Ed Williams will be the interim head coach for the Leopards this year, his […]