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Lafayette-Lehigh Crowd

November 26, 2013

149th Game: Photos of a Big Victory

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Lafayette football defeated No. 15-ranked Lehigh, 50-28, in front of a sold-out crowd at Goodman Stadium in Bethlehem. With the victory, the team captured its seventh Patriot League championship.  This was the 149th game in college football’s most-played rivalry. The Leopards lead the series 77-67-5. The 150th meeting will be hosted by Lafayette at Yankee [...]

Lafayette Football

November 19, 2013

149th Lafayette-Lehigh Game will Decide Patriot League Title

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Lafayette will play Lehigh 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Goodman Stadium for the 149th game in college football’s most-played rivalry. This year, the winner will take the Patriot League Championship, as both teams are tied 3-1 in conference play. View a photo gallery of the rivalry’s historic moments For those who can’t make the game in [...]

The 1968 Lafayette-Lehigh game

November 19, 2013

A Historic Rivalry in Pictures

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Lafayette will close out the football season against Lehigh in the 149th game in college football’s most-played rivalry. The rivalry dates back to 1884 when Lafayette shut out Lehigh 50-0 in Easton. The Leopards lead the series 76-67-5. The 150th meeting will be hosted by Lafayette at Yankee Stadium Nov. 22, 2014. The photo gallery [...]

Lafayette-Lehigh Telecast

October 31, 2013

Watch Lafayette-Lehigh at Alumni-Hosted Telecast Party

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Lafayette will close out the 2013 football season with the 149th game in college football’s most-played rivalry. The Leopards will take on Lehigh 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, at Goodman Stadium. For those who can’t make the game in person, Lafayette and Lehigh alumni will be hosting more than 60 telecast parties in 34 states [...]

Samantha Jordan '13

October 30, 2013

Video: Samantha Jordan ’13 on Studying in France and Presenting Her Research

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Samantha Jordan ’13 received a Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship, which provides preparation for a career in the foreign service through internships with the State Department and up to $40,000 a year for a master’s degree program in public policy. Jordan majored in international economics and commerce at Lafayette and played on the varsity women’s basketball [...]

Lafayette-Lehigh 150

October 29, 2013

Tickets for 2014 Lafayette-Lehigh Game at Yankee Stadium Go On Sale Nov. 18

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The 2014 Lafayette football schedule will include four games at Fisher Stadium while Lafayette will also host the 150th meeting of college football’s most-played rivalry Nov. 22 at Yankee Stadium. Season ticket packages will go on sale Nov. 1 on goleopards.com or through the Lafayette ticket office (610-330-5471, tickets@lafayette.edu). Season ticket prices remain the same [...]

Quarterback Drew Reed gets ready to pass the football

October 29, 2013

Quarterback Drew Reed ’17 Earns National Performer of the Week Award

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Quarterback Drew Reed ’17 has been named the Patriot League Football Offensive Player and Rookie of the Week, the first time that a first-year student has won the offensive honor and the lone occurrence of a player winning both awards concurrently. He also garnered the College Football Performance Awards Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) National Performer of the Week honor. [...]

Team Phi Psi with Miss Connecticut after the SWIM: from left are Steve Schappert ’14, Evan Newbold ’15, Miss Connecticut Kaitlyn Tarpey, Jamie Benson ’14, Matt Iassogna ’14, Joshua Hitchings ’14, and Nathan Witmer ’15.

October 25, 2013

Phi Psi Swimmers “Turn the Tide Against Cancer”

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By Sean Grim ’14 Patti Mortiati was diagnosed with breast cancer in February. Alone and uninsured, she reached out to St. Vincent’s Medical Center for help. The charity paid for her entire treatment. In homage to the endurance and courage of Patti and her fellow survivors, six Brothers of the Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity participated [...]

Lafayette Leopard Headshot

October 24, 2013

Athletics Program Has Second-Highest Graduation Success Rate Nationally

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Lafayette’s athletics program has the second-highest graduation success rate (GSR) as announced in the NCAA’s annual report. The College boasted a 98 percent GSR overall for its 18 sports measured and 14 Lafayette programs registered a graduation rate of 100 percent. The NCAA’s GSR includes transfer students and student-athletes who leave in good academic standing, [...]

Bill Lawson

September 10, 2013

Lafayette Celebrates Bill Lawson’s Life

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Lafayette hosted a “Celebration of Coach Bill Lawson’s Life” Sept. 8 in the Kirby Sports Center arena, honoring the life of the late head coach. Lawson retired following the 2002 season, ending a 37-year career at Lafayette in which he coached three different sports. He later returned in 2007 as a volunteer assistant men’s lacrosse [...]