Men’s and women’s cross country teams earn best finish at regional championships in over a decade

The Lafayette men’s and women’s cross country teams both placed 17th at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Championships last weekend, the highest finish for the men since 2005 and the women since 2009.  “The goal was to not just [to] improve one spot, but our goal was to improve a couple of spots; move into the middle […]

Cross country goes to conference championships, improves on last season’s finishes

The Lafayette men’s cross country team finished sixth in the Patriot League Championship meet last weekend while the women placed seventh. Ten schools competed in the meet, and both the men’s and women’s teams improved on their placement from the previous season, when both squads finished eighth. On the men’s side, freshman Robert Oehrlein finished […]

Running the table: cross country men and women earn victories at their first meet of the season

The Lafayette cross country team began their season with a victory last Friday, with the men’s and women’s teams both finishing in first place at the Towson Invitational. The men’s team won handily, scoring 22 points while Loyola University Maryland came in second with a score of 51 and McDaniel College finished third with 63 […]

Cross country team ready to hit the ground running at Towson Invitational

The Lafayette cross country team opens the fall season with a trip to the Towson Invitational in Maryland this afternoon, their only meet before competing with rival Lehigh in mid-September. The team boasts a youthful roster with only three seniors between the men’s and women’s teams. Head coach Michele Curcio admitted that having such a […]

Six Leopards crack Lafayette record books at Patriot League Championship; men place fifth and women finish in eighth

The Lafayette track and field team competed in the Patriot League Championship meet last weekend, with six Leopards breaking into the top-10 all-time school record books. The men earned a fifth place finish with 45 points, while the women scored 20 points to place eighth. “I was very proud of both teams and how they […]

Track and field athletes compete at a pair of invitationals, two Leopards enter school record books

The track and field team travelled to two separate invitationals last weekend, with two Leopards entering the school record books, and several personal bests. Many team members competed in the Greyhound Invitational in Bethlehem, Pa., while a small contingent made the trip to Princeton, N.J.,  for the Larry Ellis Invitational. Both invitationals took place this […]

Freshman two-sport athlete, record holder Tim Payne looks to transfer from Lafayette

Lafayette’s athletic teams have had trouble finding success in recent years. Seventy-four percent of Lafayette students come from the top 20% of incomes in the U.S., according to the New York Times. These facts may seem unrelated, but they contributed to freshman two-sport athlete and school record holder Tim Payne’s decision to seek to transfer […]

Caroline Harmon and Tim Payne break long-standing track and field records at weekend meets

Multiple school records were broken this past weekend, as the Lafayette track and field team competed in three separate meets. The team sent athletes to Moravian College for the Coach P Invitational, Kutztown University for the Monschein Multi, and Bucknell University for the Bison Open. Senior captain Caroline Harmon, who ran in the Bison Open […]