Athlete Ally panelists reflect on LGBTQ+ experience as Lafayette athletes

For a long time in the realm of Lafayette athletics, it was very difficult to be “out and proud.” Gay slurs were used regularly and there was no space for queer students on campus or on sports teams. On Tuesday night, four former student-athletes reflected on their experience at Lafayette as members of the LGBTQ+ […]

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 […]

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 […]

Volleyball earns first wins of the season as Crosstown Invitational hosts

The Lafayette volleyball team hosted the Crosstown Invitational this past weekend and went 2-2 in the tournament before winning on the road against Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) on Wednesday. Against FDU, the Leopards lost the first set 25-15 before winning the final three sets en route to the victory. Lafayette tallied 60 kills to FDU’s […]

Under new coaching, Lafayette volleyball team aims to build on disappointing 2018 season

As the 2019 volleyball season approaches, there is nowhere to go but up for the Lafayette Leopards. The team performed well on their serves in the 2018 season, finishing fourth in the conference in service aces, but will look to build on its last place rankings in opponent hitting percentage, kills, assists, blocks, and digs. […]

Athletic department tight-lipped on past alleged issues with volleyball program and termination of former head coach Terri Campbell

A “change in leadership.” That’s all the Lafayette athletics department said when they announced in December that veteran head coach Terri Dadio Campbell ‘92 would no longer lead the women’s volleyball team. An investigation by The Lafayette has found, however, that Campbell—who coached several teams at colleges in Virginia, New Jersey and Pennsylvania during a […]

Athletics department announces departure of volleyball coach

Terri Dadio Campbell will not return as the Lafayette volleyball coach for the 2019 season. Athletic Director Sherryta Freeman announced that the former head coach will not come back after 17 seasons with the team. Athletic department representatives declined to comment on what led to Campbell’s departure.  In those seasons, the Leopards recorded four seasons with […]

Volleyball drops a pair of Patriot League matches: Team remains winless in conference play following four shutouts

Now in their second week of Patriot League play, the Lafayette volleyball team is still looking for its first conference win. In four conference matchups, the Leopards have yet to win a single set, dropping each game 3-0. Lafayette traveled to New York to play Colgate and Army on Friday, Sept. 28 and Saturday, Sept. […]