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 […]

Two Leopards win flight titles at Siena Invitational to kick off fall tennis season

The Lafayette men’s and women’s tennis teams opened their fall schedule last weekend with a trip to the Siena Invitational in Schenectady, N.Y.. Sophomores Maureen McCormack and Will Barry both captured flight titles, going a combined 6-0 on the weekend. The Leopards faced several Patriot League and non-conference opponents, including Colgate University, College of the […]

Men’s tennis defeats Niagara in first game of weekend set, women drop lone match of the weekend

The men’s and women’s tennis teams combined for a 1-3 record last weekend as their spring season winded down before the Patriot League Tournament. The men were victorious on Saturday at home against Niagara by a score of 6-1, before dropping matches to University of Delaware and Bucknell University on Sunday and Tuesday, respectively. On […]

Women’s tennis earns first Patriot League win with shutout over Holy Cross, falls to Army and Loyola

Last weekend, the women’s tennis team travelled to West Point, N.Y., for three Patriot League matches, going 1-2 to open conference play. The highlight of the weekend was a 5-0 win over Holy Cross, including a sweep of the doubles points and four singles victories.  “The team went in with a strong mindset and ready […]

Cece Lesnick earns Patriot League Women’s Tennis Player of the Week during win over Delaware State

The Lafayette women’s tennis team defeated Delaware State University 6-1 last Sunday behind a strong performance from sophomore Cece Lesnick, who was named the Patriot League Female Tennis Player of the Week. Lesnick is the first women’s tennis player to receive the accolade since the Patriot League began awarding weekly honors in 2015, and the […]

Women’s tennis season has good start at Bucknell Fall Invite: sophomore Alexa Cooke wins Flight 3 singles title

The Lafayette women’s tennis team opened its fall season at the Bucknell Fall Invite with a number of impressive performances on Friday, Sept. 7 and Saturday, Sept. 8.  The team took nine players to the tournament that included teams from Colgate, Howard, Loyola, Mount St. Mary’s, and Saint Francis (Pa.), in addition to the host, […]

Men’s tennis beats Holy Cross in first round of Patriot League Tournament: loses to Navy in quarterfinals

The Lafayette men’s tennis team finished their season earlier this week with a loss in the quarterfinals of the Patriot League Tournament. According to the head coach Ralph Van Ormer, the team played well in the first round when beating Holy Cross. After their first win, the Leopards faced up against Navy in the quarterfinals. […]