AD Sherryta Freeman awarded Women Leaders’ Administrator of the Year

After only three years as athletic director, Sherryta Freeman has been named Division I FCS Nike Administrator of the year, an award presented by the organization Women Leaders in College Sports for exemplifying commitment to intercollegiate athletics and for serving as a role model in her leadership position.  “It’s an honor for Lafayette first and […]

Student-athlete check-in: What life looks like on campus this semester

Despite the cancellation of the fall season for all Lafayette sports teams, student-athletes on and off-campus are still preparing for an eventual return to competition. Zoom meetings, fitness challenges, watching film and holding socially-distanced practices are just a few of the ways that athletes have stayed connected with their teams this fall. “One of the […]

Women’s basketball splits final pair of regular season games, finishes fifth in conference

The women’s basketball team wrapped up their regular season with an overtime win over Navy last Saturday and a loss to league-leading Bucknell on Wednesday. The Leopards finish with an 11-7 record in the conference, good for fifth place in the upcoming playoffs. The 11 Patriot League wins are the most the program has had […]

Women’s lacrosse outlasts Manhattan in triple overtime thriller for fourth win of season

The Lafayette women’s lacrosse team won a pair of non-conference games last week to improve their record to 4-1, the best start for the program since the 2013 season. The Leopards beat Iona 7-5 last Saturday behind five points from sophomore attacker Olivia Cunningham, and then outlasted Manhattan 10-9 in three overtimes on Wednesday. Against […]

Women’s basketball wins two more games, stays in fourth place in the Patriot League

The Lafayette women’s basketball team defeated Loyola (Maryland), 76-65 and American, 55-48 last week, earning their ninth and 10th conference wins, the most since the ’92-’93 season. With the victory, the Leopards sweep the season series from the Greyhounds and the Eagles, and improve their Patriot League record to 10-6, good for fourth place in […]

Women’s lacrosse splits a pair of non-conference games: Attacker Meghan McLachlan earns Rookie of the Week honors

The Lafayette women’s lacrosse team beat Merrimack in the home opener last Saturday before losing to Binghamton at Fisher Stadium on Wednesday. The team now holds a 2-1 record in the early portion of the spring season, with conference play starting in two weeks. Against Merrimack, the Leopards won 11-8 after relinquishing a lead that […]

The puck stops here: Women’s club hockey outlasts George Mason to win championship in the team’s third season

Freshman center Genevieve McClean circled in the offensive zone looking for an opportunity to strike. Senior center Faith Price screened the goalie as McClean skated back between the face-off circles, and it was all she needed. She flicked a top shelf goal on the right side of the net to clinch the championship for Lafayette […]

Women’s lacrosse opens spring season with first win under new head coach Katie McConnell

The Lafayette women’s lacrosse team opened their 2020 season with a resounding 18-6 victory over Delaware State University (DSU) last Saturday. In their first game with new head coach Katie McConnell, the Leopards scored the game’s first five goals and had nine different goal scorers overall.  “We’re super excited to see where the team can […]

Fencing teams come up short at JHU invitational, men and women beat William & Mary

The Lafayette women’s fencing team earned four wins at the Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) invitational this past Saturday. On Sunday, both teams traveled to the Johns Hopkins University (JHU) invitational, where the men’s team won twice and the women won once. In the FDU invitational, the women’s team defeated host school FDU 15-10, Hunter College […]

Women’s club hockey carries six-game winning streak into the playoffs: Lafayette can earn spot in the finals with Saturday win

Next week, the Lafayette women’s club ice hockey team will travel to Delaware to begin their postseason, following their best season yet. The team is now in second place in their division after their back-to-back wins at Slippery Rock University last weekend. The Leopards won 7-2 on Saturday, followed by a closer 2-0 margin of […]