Athletes Excelling Beyond the Field

David Kafafian ’13 led the golf team with a 4.0 GPA this spring.

July 1, 2013

167 Students Named to Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

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In the College’s 13 Division I spring sports, 167 students were named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll. To be eligible for this distinction, student athletes need to record at least a 3.20 grade point average (GPA) during the semester. Twelve members of the baseball team claimed places on the honor roll, which is [...]

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June 6, 2013

Leopard Student-Athletes Receive National Academic Recognition

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Sixteen of Lafayette’s 23 Division I sports have received 2012-13 NCAA Division I Academic Performance Program Public Recognition Award. The awards are given to teams scoring in the top 10 percent of Academic Progress Rates (APR), the NCAA’s measure of academic achievement for every Division I sports team. Each of Lafayette’s 16 teams honored participate [...]

PARDees student-athletes

May 24, 2013

Four Student-Athletes Honored for Excellence

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The PARDees, Lafayette’s senior student-athlete awards ceremony, were held Thursday evening at the Williams Center for the Arts. More than 100 student-athletes and their families celebrated the close of the Class of 2013′s competitive careers. Four seniors stood out from the pack. Tony Johnson (Folsom, Calif.), Deanna DiCroce (Doylestown, Pa.), Blake Fink (Westhampton, N.J.) and Emily Valeo (Norristown, Pa.) took home the top honors as [...]

Jordan Parsons '13

March 25, 2013

Spotted on Campus with … Jordan Parsons ’13

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Softball infielder Jordan Parsons ’13 (San Marcos, Calif.) discusses how her studies in government and law have changed the way she interprets information, how Lafayette has molded her into a better student and person, and the importance of being a role model to her teammates. Why did you choose Lafayette?  How is that reason relevant [...]

Andrew Santomauro ’14

February 26, 2013

Spotted on Campus With … Andrew Santomauro ’14

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Baseball player Andrew Santomauro ’14 (North Caldwell, N.J.) discusses why he likes studying government and law, building earthquake-resistant structures, and the importance of hustle on and off the field. Why did you choose to attend Lafayette? I chose Lafayette because of its prestigious academic curriculum along with its small community size.   What do you [...]

Cross Country

February 26, 2013

Cross Country Receives All-Academic Honors

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The men’s and women’s cross country teams have earned all-academic status from the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. Lafayette’s men combined for a 3.18 cumulative grade-point average, while the women posted a 3.23 GPA. To qualify for USTFCCCA team honors, the squad must have had a cumulative team GPA of 3.0 [...]

Field hockey midfielder Emily Valeo competes against Colgate

February 4, 2013

75 Students Named to Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

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From the College’s seven Division I fall sports teams, 75 students were named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll. To be eligible for the honor roll, student athletes need to record at least a 3.20 grade point average during the semester. The men’s and women’s cross country teams combined for nine honor roll students. [...]

Abby Floyd-Jones ’14 swims the back stroke

January 31, 2013

Spotted on Campus With … Abby Floyd-Jones ’14

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Swimmer Abby Floyd-Jones ’14 (West Chester, Pa.) discusses making promotional videos for a USA Network executive, her economics and policy studies classes, and the importance of having a support system in and out of the pool. Why did you choose Lafayette? Ironically, I initially refused to look at Lafayette because both my parents are alumni [...]

Rose Willey '14

January 25, 2013

Student-Athletes Recognized for Academic Excellence

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A total of 343 Lafayette student-athletes were recognized with Athletic Department honors for the fall semester. Sixty-six percent of the College’s 517 student-athletes earned higher than a 3.0 GPA, including 16 with a perfect 4.0. The academic honor roll is separated into a gold level with GPA’s of 3.80 and above, silver from 3.50 to [...]

Madeline Fahan ’14

December 18, 2012

Spotted on Campus With…Madeline Fahan ’14

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Basketball student-athlete Madeline Fahan ’14 (Ventura, Calif.) discusses economics, studying art and culture in Italy, and the importance of doing the small things well on the court. Why did you choose Lafayette? I am from Southern California and wanted to go to school on the East Coast to get a new experience. I was looking [...]