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. […]

Lehigh takes rivalry match for men’s tennis: Leopards advance to Patriot League Tournament

The men’s tennis team hosted their final match of the regular season against cross-town rival Lehigh on Saturday, finishing with a 7-0 loss. Although the men’s team lost every match last Saturday, there were some positive showings from individuals. Junior Mason Keel split the first of two sets with his opponent before losing the decisive […]

Women’s tennis ends season in Patriot League quarterfinals, has high hopes for next season

The women’s tennis team concluded their season at Army West Point in the Patriot League Tournament. The seventh-seeded Leopards lost in the quarterfinals to second-seeded Army, and the Black Knights went on to win the tournament in the finals against first-seeded Navy. “You always respect a team like Army,” sophomore Katie Hill wrote in an […]

Mixed results against Muhlenberg: Men’s tennis drops doubles, but dominates singles

Last Sunday, the men’s tennis team faced Muhlenberg College. The team fell to Muhlenberg in doubles, but Lafayette was able to emerge victorious in the singles matches, winning 6-1. “Our doubles performance was poorer than what we expected,” senior Mason Keel said. “We lost the doubles point to them but it was definitely a wake up […]

Women’s tennis riding high: teams wins first home match of season

This past weekend, women’s tennis hosted their first home match against Rider University, where they walked away with a win. They come into this season with a young squad, lacking any seniors. “We played really well against Rider,” said sophomore Meredith Block. “Last year when we played them, we lost the doubles point but this year we […]

Women’s Tennis cruises past Holy Cross, ousted by Army in Patriot League Tournament

Lafayette ended its season valiantly in the Patriot League Tournament, taking down Holy Cross with ease before surrendering to the top-seeded Army. The Leopards stormed into the tournament, taking all but one match from Holy Cross. Senior Tori Almeida and freshmen Grace Conrad and Meredith Block won their singles matches, and senior Rocine Mochella and […]