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June 20, 2014

$1.2 Million Rappolt Field Renovation Underway

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A $1.2 million renovation is underway at Rappolt Field, the home of Lafayette field hockey. The improvements include the complete replacement of the playing surface, which was installed in 2000 when the facility opened, and the addition of a permanent irrigation system. Rappolt Field’s new playing surface will be Astroturf 12, the company’s latest product [...]

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March 24, 2014

Field Hockey Team Earns National Academic Honor

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The field hockey team has earned a spot on the 2013 National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Division I National Academic Team Award list. The award recognizes institutions that have achieved a team GPA of 3.0 or higher during the first semester of the 2013-14 academic year. Katelyn Arnold ’17 (Coopersburg, Pa.), Aliza Furneaux ’17 [...]

Deanna DiCroce ’13

July 1, 2013

Field Hockey Team and Deanna DiCroce ’13 Capture Top Patriot League Honors

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The Lafayette field hockey team and captain Deanna DiCroce ’13 received the Patriot League Women’s Team of the Year and Female Athlete of the Year awards, respectively. In the team category, the Leopards were matched up against Colgate volleyball, Navy women’s basketball, Bucknell track and field, and Navy women’s lacrosse. From June 4-27, fans were [...]

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 [...]

U.S. national women's indoor field hockey team

April 5, 2013

Carolyn Cabrey ’12 Scores Game-Winning Goal in Historic Win for U.S. Indoor Field Hockey Team

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Carolyn Cabrey ’12 scored the game-winning goal for the U.S. women’s national indoor field hockey team in its first-ever win over Argentina last month. The goal came in the 17th minute of a 4-3 victory. The game was the finale of a tour of Argentina from March 22-26. “The trip to Argentina was an invaluable opportunity to [...]

Field hockey midfielder Emily Valeo competes against Colgate

January 3, 2013

Emily Valeo ’13 Competing Overseas with U.S. Women’s Field Hockey National Team

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Field hockey midfielder Emily Valeo ’13 has been selected as one of 12 members of the U.S. Women’s National Indoor Field Hockey squad to compete in one of two European tours this month. Valeo is playing on the Austrian tour team, which is playing in the 33rd International Rohrmax Cup Jan. 4-6. Featuring teams from Austria, Switzerland, [...]

Field hockey head coach Andrew Griffiths receives the Patriot League Championship trophy from Lafayette President Daniel H. Weiss.

November 21, 2012

Andrew Griffiths Named Division I Field Hockey Coach of the Year

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Field hockey head coach Andrew Griffiths has been named the Division I Coach of the Year by Synapse Sports. In addition, co-captain Deanna DiCroce ’13 earned Second and Third Team All-America honors from Synapse and the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA), respectively. DiCroce finished the year seventh nationally in points per game (2.55) and assists per game [...]

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November 7, 2012

Field Hockey Earns At-Large Bid in NCAA Tournament Nov. 10

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The Lafayette field hockey team earned a spot in the NCAA Tournament, announced during Tuesday evening’s NCAA selection show. The Leopards will take on defending national champion Maryland 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at University of Connecticut in Storrs, Conn. “Looking at the RPI and having served on a selection committee before, I knew that [...]

Deanna DiCroce ’13

November 4, 2012

Deanna DiCroce ’13, Jessica Deutsch ’15, and Coach Andrew Griffiths Win Patriot League Field Hockey Top Awards

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Going undefeated in Patriot League play for the first time since 2002, the Lafayette field hockey team garnered three end-of-the-year honors, as Deanna DiCroce ’13, Jessica Deutsch ’15, and head coach Andrew Griffiths received the Offensive Player of the Year, Goalkeeper of the Year, and Coach of the Year awards, respectively. The Leopards also placed [...]

Patriot League Champs

November 3, 2012

Field Hockey Wins Second Straight Patriot League Title

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Two goals by Deanna DiCroce ’13, including a penalty stroke in overtime, gave Lafayette a 2-1 victory over American and its ninth overall and second consecutive Patriot League Field Hockey Championship Saturday afternoon at Rappolt Field. Video of the game-winning shot Lafayette receives at-large bid to NCAA Tournament Leopards fall to defending national champion Maryland [...]