Women’s soccer defeats Colgate in overtime after junior forward Krista Kissell’s golden goal

The Lafayette women’s soccer team earned a 2-1 overtime win last Saturday over conference opponent Colgate, with junior forward Krista Kissell scoring the game-winning goal in the 93rd minute. It was the second consecutive overtime game for the Leopards, who battled to a 1-1 tie last Wednesday at Navy.  With the win, the team’s overall […]

Women’s rugby beats Swarthmore, loses to Widener to open fall season

This past weekend the Lafayette women’s rugby club team defeated Swarthmore College, 37-29, to move their record to 1-1 after a loss two weekends ago to Widener University, 42-27. The Leopard got off to a quick start against Swarthmore, opening up a 25-0 lead at halftime. Senior inside center Jordyn “Sparks” Marlin, sophomore outside center […]

Field hockey remains undefeated in conference play with double overtime win

Last Saturday, the women’s field hockey team beat conference opponent Boston University in double overtime, 3-2, after senior defender Lisa van der Geest scored the game-winning goal. A day later, the team won their fourth consecutive game as they defeated Bryant University 6-0. Lafayette now holds a 7-5 record on the season and a perfect […]

Field hockey nets wins against conference and ranked opponents

The Lafayette field hockey team won a pair of games last weekend, beating Colgate 4-0 in a conference matchup on Saturday before taking down 25th nationally ranked Monmouth in a 2-1 double-overtime game the following day.  The scoring started early for the Leopards against Colgate, with sophomore forward Molly McAndrew’s goal hitting the back of […]

Field hockey shuts out Holy Cross in Patriot League opener, loses non-conference tilt

The Lafayette field hockey team opened Patriot League play with an 8-0 home shutout win against Holy Cross on Saturday, before losing 4-1 at Cornell University in a non-conference game on Monday. The team’s overall record now sits at 3-5.  In the Patriot League opener on Saturday, the Leopards had seven different goal scorers in […]

Field hockey shakes off four-game losing streak for home win heading into conference play

Field hockey broke through after four straight losses for their second win of the season on Sunday. After a long standstill in their matchup with Providence College on Friday ended in a 1-0 shootout loss, the Leopards would not let up against the University of Richmond. Freshman defender Simone Hefting scored the game-winning goal in […]

Volleyball reaches six wins for first time since 2015 with weekend sweep

The volleyball team extended their winning streak to five with victories over Merrimack College, Delaware State University (DSU) and Siena College during the Lafayette Invitational last weekend. The Leopards have now reached six wins, the first time the program has won more than five games since 2015. “I feel like we’re riding kind of a […]

Women’s soccer evens record with pair of shutouts, loss to nationally ranked team

In the past week, women’s soccer played three away games, winning a pair and losing one, to bring their season record to 3-3-1. Their two wins were shutouts, as they defeated Delaware State University 3-0 last Friday and blew out St. Peter’s University 6-0 on Wednesday. Their only loss was against 15th nationally ranked Georgetown […]

Field hockey’s Felicitas Hannes sparks Leopards’ offense in collegiate debut

In her first week of collegiate field hockey, freshman forward Felicitas Hannes earned the Patriot League Rookie of the Week honors. The award comes after a two-point performance in the season opener against Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), including an assist and the game-winning goal in a 2-1 victory.  “I was overwhelmed,” Hannes said. “It couldn’t […]