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 […]

Freshman Genevieve McClean records eight points in women’s club hockey’s weekend sweep

The Lafayette women’s club hockey team came away with two wins against Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP), the top team in their league, this past weekend with scores of 5-2 and 7-3. Freshman forward Genevieve McClean had a pair of goals and an assist on Saturday. She followed up that performance with two more goals […]

Field hockey loses conference final, captain van der Geest and head coach Stone awarded for standout seasons

Field hockey’s playoff run was halted at the championship game against top-seeded American University where they lost 3-2. The Leopards didn’t go unnoticed in the conference, however, as head coach Jennifer Stone ‘04 won Patriot League Coach of the Year, and senior captain and defender Lisa van der Geest won Patriot League Defensive Player of […]

Women’s soccer earns spot in conference tournament, makes quick exit with quarterfinals loss

The Lafayette women’s soccer team earned a spot in the Patriot League Tournament with a win over Boston University (BU) last Saturday, but their bid was short-lived as they lost in the first round to Loyola Maryland on Tuesday.  The team completed a late comeback when sophomore midfielder Riley Dowd and junior midfielder Sophie Saldivar […]

Women’s basketball dominates Fairleigh Dickinson in season opener

The Lafayette women’s basketball team opened their season with a lopsided 61-29 home win against Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) on Tuesday. Sophomore forward Naomi Ganpo paced the Leopards’ offense, recording a career-high 12 points on 6-9 shooting from the field to go with two rebounds, a steal and a block. Junior forward and reigning Patriot […]

Field hockey continues Patriot League dominance led by star defender Lisa van der Geest

For the first time since 2012, the Lafayette field hockey team could win the Patriot League regular season title, and a victory tomorrow over American would clinch them a home tournament.  The team’s success this season is not unprecedented, as their 2-4 conference record of 2017 improved to 4-2 the following year, and currently sits […]

Women’s soccer fighting for playoff position after tie with Holy Cross

The Lafayette women’s soccer team faced Holy Cross on Monday and earned a conference point with a 1-1 tie after two scoreless overtime periods. The game was initially scheduled for Sunday afternoon, but play was halted in the 56th minute after steady rain created unsafe field conditions. Per NCAA rules, stopped contests that have not […]

Field hockey clinches Patriot League tournament spot after beating rival Lehigh

The Lafayette field hockey team clinched a spot in the Patriot League tournament for the second straight year with a 1-0 win over rival Lehigh last Friday. Sophomore forward Molly McAndrew was the hero of the game, netting the contest’s lone goal in the 18th minute. “Beating Lehigh is great, every time,” said head coach […]

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 […]