Athletes Excelling Beyond the Field

Grace Watters ’15

February 9, 2012

102 Students Named to Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

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From the College’s Division I fall sports teams, 102 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 14 honor roll students. Lauren [...]

Robert Delaney ’12

February 1, 2012

Spotted on Campus with…Rob Delaney ’12

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Rob Delaney ’12 (Summit, N.J.), a government and law major and guard on the men’s basketball team, discusses “Jersey Shore,” the rigors of the season, and goals for a Patriot League Championship. What do you enjoy about your major? I don’t like classes with a ton of “busy work.” Government and law courses are usually [...]

Brooke Kohler ’13 on a beach on St. John Island

January 6, 2012

Brooke Kohler ’13 Tracks Effects of Iguana Population Growth on St. John Island

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What began with an anthropology class that Brooke Kohler ’13 took on a whim turned into a summer studying iguanas on a Caribbean island. Kohler (Flemington, N.J.) recently attended the 110th annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association (AAA) in Montreal after conducting research as a Mellon Scholar this summer in St. John in the [...]

Professor David Sunderlin and Alexandria Brannick '12 near Exit Glacier in Alaska.

January 4, 2012

Spotted on Campus With…Alexandria Brannick ’12

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Geology major and swimmer Alexandria Brannick ’12 (Point Pleasant, N.J.) discusses her major, training, and becoming a paleontologist. What do you enjoy about your major? I really enjoy being outside and exploring the different processes that make our planet what it is. I am most interested in the evolutionary aspect of my major, looking at [...]

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December 20, 2011

Six Leopards Named to Academic All-Patriot League Team

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Cross country runner Rose Willey ’14 (Brookfield, Conn.), field hockey player Emily Valeo ’13 (Norristown, Pa.), football players Brandon Ellis ’12 (Jeffersonville, Pa.) and Mark Ross ’14 (Aliquippa, Pa.), and soccer players Blake Fink ’13 (Westampton, N.J.) and Graham Heydt ’12 (Northbrook, Ill.) have been selected to the Academic All-Patriot League team for their respective [...]

Meredith McCann ’12

December 12, 2011

Men’s and Women’s Soccer Teams Receive National Academic Awards

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Lafayette’s men’s and women’s soccer programs have received National Soccer Coaches Association of America College Team Academic Awards. Eligible programs must have earned a collective grade-point average of 3.0 or higher during the 2010-11 academic year. The men’s team had a 3.23 GPA in 2010-11 and 13 Patriot League Academic Honor Roll selections. Additionally, Luke [...]

Michael Thompson '12 earned a 4.0 GPA this past semester.

December 2, 2011

Alexandra Brannick ’12 and Michael Thompson ’12 Named 2011-12 Maroon Club Scholar-Athletes

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The Lafayette College Maroon Club named Alexandra Brannick ’12 (Point Pleasant, N.J.) and Michael Thompson ’12 (Shokan, N.Y.) the 2011-12 Maroon Club Scholar-Athletes. The awards are presented annually to one male and one female student who display exemplary skills in the classroom and on the field of competition. A geology major and co-captain of the [...]

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November 22, 2011

Spotted on Campus With … Fiorella Bellini ’13

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Neuroscience major Fiorella Bellini ’13 (Vienna, Va.) discusses her role on the volleyball team and how the mind and body work together. What do you enjoy about your major? My major has completely made me look at the human body differently. It is amazing how much goes on in the brain and body that we [...]

Brandon Ellis in New York City

November 16, 2011

Brandon Ellis ’12 Named to Capital One Academic All-District II Football Team

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Brandon Ellis ’12 (Jeffersonville, Pa.) has earned placement on the Capital One Academic All-District II Football Team. A three-year starter in the defensive backfield, Ellis has been honored for the second straight season and was named to the inaugural Academic All-Patriot League Team in 2010. He leads Lafayette with 11 pass breakups and is fifth [...]

Blake Fink ’13

November 8, 2011

Blake Fink ’13 Named Capital One Academic All-District II

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Blake Fink ’13 (Westampton, N.J.) of the men’s soccer team has been selected to the Capital One Academic All-District II Team by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). A government and law major, Fink has a 3.78 grade-point average. Fink, who was one of just two Leopards to start all 18 matches, ranked [...]