Natalie Kucowski ’21 selected 35th overall in the WNBA draft by reigning champs Seattle Storm

With so much in flux this year, one thing stayed constant: senior forward Natalie Kucowski dominated the game of basketball. And now, in addition to her numerous accolades, records, and countless double-doubles this past year, Kucowski has been drafted to the Seattle Storm WNBA team. “As it got further and further into the draft with […]

Women’s basketball splits weekend series with Lehigh as Kucowski closes in on rebounds record

The Lafayette women’s basketball team split a pair of games against rival Lehigh last weekend, winning 70-60 on Sunday in Bethlehem and dropping a 71-57 result the following day in Easton.  The team now carries a 3-7 conference record into the final week of the regular season, and will face Lehigh twice more this weekend.  […]

Senior forward Kucowski continues to break records in her final collegiate season

Natalie Kucowski, a senior chemical engineering major on the Lafayette women’s basketball team, has proven season after season that she can raise the bar for herself and for the program’s record books.  Traveling not too far from her home in Philadelphia, Kucowski has been an asset to the Leopards since her rookie 2017-2018 season. She […]

Women’s basketball team captures two wins in three games following Covid-related postponements

The Lafayette women’s basketball team is feeling the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, with a string of postponements sandwiched around a pair of wins against Loyola Maryland and a loss to Boston University over the past month.  Over 10 games have been postponed or cancelled for the women, significantly more than the men’s team, leaving […]

Women’s basketball still searching for first win after losing twice to Bucknell

The Lafayette women’s basketball team’s record is now sitting at 0-4 for the 2021 season with this past weekend adding two losses in tough back-to-back games against Bucknell (4-0).  The Bisons took control early on in Saturday’s game at Kirby Sports Center, pulling ahead to a 13-point lead in the first 10 minutes. Both teams […]

Women’s basketball falls short to Lehigh in back-to-back games to open spring season

The Lafayette women’s basketball team dropped a pair of close games to rival Lehigh last weekend to kick off the opening series of an unusual spring season. The Leopards lost 81-75 in overtime on Saturday, Jan. 2, and then fell 73-65 the following day as the Mountain Hawks earned the weekend sweep.  Despite the ongoing […]

Both Lafayette basketball teams will resume play in the spring semester, but Covid-19 concerns remain

The Lafayette women’s and men’s basketball programs will return to the court in 2021, with a shortened, league-only schedule beginning on Jan. 2. The Patriot League Council of Presidents endorsed the plan, which is contingent on competition that will “protect the health and safety of student-athletes, coaches, staffs and their communities,” according to the press […]

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 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 basketball earns first win over Lehigh since 2015: Leopards push win streak to four with win over Colgate

The crowd at Allen P. Kirby Sports Center erupted as senior guard Sarah Agnello calmly sunk a pair of free throws. They were just a formality.  The game was over and for the first time since February 21, 2015, the Lafayette women’s basketball team defeated rival Lehigh. Players celebrated on the court, and continued in […]