Field Hockey heads to Patriot League Tournament, dips to fourth seed after loss to Bucknell

The Lafayette field hockey team concluded their conference play at Bucknell University last Saturday. The Bison beat the Leopards 4-1, creating a three-way tie for second place in the league among Bucknell, American and Lafayette, who are all 4-2 within the conference. “It was not the result we wanted,” senior defender Rachel Bird said. “We […]

Field hockey downs American to clinch Patriot League playoffs, follows up with double-OT win

The Lafayette field hockey team is postseason bound. With the potential to clinch a spot in the Patriot League Tournament on the line, the team delivered, beating American 3-1. The Leopards then went on to overcome the pesky Cornell team in double overtime 2-1 in a non-conference matchup. The first 32 minutes of the American […]

Field hockey wins first Patriot League matchup, loses to top-20 ranked team

The Lafayette field hockey team’s win on Friday, Sept. 21, was an overtime thriller against Drexel with a score of 2-1. The goals were scored by sophomore defender and midfielder Audrey Sawers off a rebound, and the game-winner from junior defender Lisa van der Geest, with an assist from freshman forward Molly McAndrew. Sawers’ goal […]

Field hockey wins rivalry match against Lehigh, loses to Albany

The Lafayette field hockey team started their Patriot League season on Friday with a tough start against rival Lehigh, a team that more than rose to the occasion after losing last season’s matchup. The Leopards scored first, when senior forward Kristen Taylor found sophomore forward Grace Angelella with a cross into the circle. Angelella put […]

Field hockey star earns national recognition: Ellen Colbourne ’18 named to Second Team All-Mideast

After concluding her final Lafayette Field Hockey season with being named Patriot League first team and an NFHCA Division 1 Senior Game alternate, senior midfielder Ellen Colbourne was named to the National Field Hockey Second Team All-Mideast. Colbourne said she credits her success to a change in position on the field. “This season I moved […]

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 […]

Recognized as one of the best in the country: Amanda Magadan named to U.S. National Field Hockey team

After what many would call a stellar career at Lafayette, where she led the team in goals in both her junior and senior seasons, senior captain Amanda Magadan has been named to the U.S. Women’s National Field Hockey team. She becomes the first field hockey player in Lafayette history to make a national team. This selection […]

Fate not on their side: A Bucknell win ends Field Hockey’s playoff chances

The women’s field hockey team put themselves in the best position possible to clinch a spot in the Patriot League playoffs this past week. Unfortunately, fate was not on their side. The Leopards scored two goals in the second half during their crucial conference game against the Lehigh Mountain Hawks to put them in a potential qualifying […]

Giant Killers: Field Hockey takes down nationally ranked opponent and reigning league champ

It took 100 minutes and two overtimes, but the Lafayette women’s field hockey team (6-3) was able to knock off a top ten team in the nation. Last Friday the Leopards took on Boston University in their Patriot League opener. The Terriers, ranked ninth in the country, came into the game undefeated with a record […]

Building Momentum: Field Hockey looks to continue its success in conference play

The Lafayette Women’s Field Hockey team is off to an impressive start this season. Through their first seven games, the Leopards boast a 5-2 record and are undefeated at home. They are currently ranked 23rd in the NCAA according to the first NCAA RPI report that was released this week. Senior Amanda Magadan and junior Rosie […]