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Jason Marshalek '13

September 11, 2012

Spotted on Campus With… Jason Marshalek ’13

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Civil engineering major Jason Marshalek ’13 (Montoursville, Pa.) discusses academics and the importance of staying focused on the football field. What do you enjoy about your major? I would have to say getting to see the ins and outs of the infrastructure that helps make this country run. One class/professor that every Lafayette student should [...]

Civil engineering major Cara Lyons '11 worked with Kristen Sanford Bernhardt, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, on a project looking at how designing a sustainable building impacts its cost. They put together a model that calculates the total cost of ownership of a building, taking into consideration the savings and added investment from using green technology during construction and throughout the overall life of a structure. Here they look at their work in a computer lab in Acopian Engineering Center.

June 21, 2012

13 Lafayette Teams Receive NCAA Public Recognition Awards

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Thirteen of Lafayette’s 23 varsity teams have received 2011-12 NCAA Division I Academic Performance Program (APP) Public Recognition Awards. The NCAA is honoring 954 Division I teams for their high marks academically, based on their most recent multi-year Academic Progress Rates (APR). These awards are given each year to teams scoring in the top 10 [...]

San Francisco 49er Blake Costanzo '06

March 14, 2012

Blake Costanzo ’06 Signs with NFL’s Chicago Bears

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National Football League special teams standout Blake Costanzo ’06 has signed a new contract, reportedly two years, with the Chicago Bears. The linebacker tweeted about the new contract yesterday, thanking San Francisco 49ers fans and expressing his excitement to Bears fans. Costanzo played a big role in helping the 49ers advance in last season’s playoffs, [...]

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 [...]

Lafayette Sports Network's Gary Laubach

January 30, 2012

GoLeopards.com Will Air Live National Signing Day Coverage

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GoLeopards.com will again offer the most exclusive and expansive National Signing Day coverage in the Patriot League Wednesday, Feb. 1, with all-day, live updates from Bourger Varsity Football House. For the third straight year, the day will culminate with “Signing Day Central presented by Coke Zero” airing live and free on GoLeopards.com All-Access at 5:30 p.m. [...]

San Francisco 49er Blake Costanzo '06

January 22, 2012

Blake Costanzo ’06 Contributes in 49ers’ NFL Championship Game

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NFL special teams standout Blake Costanzo ’06 had two tackles and an assisted tackle for the San Francisco 49ers today, but the team lost its NFC Championship game to the New York Giants, 20-17. Costanzo, who was selected as an alternate for the Pro Bowl this season, was featured  by the media in newspaper and website [...]

San Francisco 49er Blake Costanzo '06 celebrates after forcing a fumble in the NFL divisional playoff game against the New Orleans Saints.

January 16, 2012

Blake Costanzo ’06 Helps 49ers Advance to NFC Championship Game

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Blake Costanzo ’06 played a big role Saturday in helping the San Francisco 49ers advance to the NFC championship game, forcing one fumble and recovering another in a 36-32 upset victory over the New Orleans Saints. Considered one of the top special teams players in the National Football League, Costanzo pounced on a Courtney Roby fumble [...]

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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 [...]

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November 18, 2011

Students Get Excited for the 147th Lafayette-Lehigh Football Game

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Lafayette closes out the 2011 football season with the 147th game in college football’s most-played rivalry starting 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, at Lehigh’s Goodman Stadium in Bethlehem. The Lafayette-Lehigh game will be televised on the Lafayette Sports Network, RCN-4, WBPH-60 (Lehigh Valley), RCN-8 (Philadelphia, Boston, New York City, Washington D.C., Chicago) and MASN.  It will [...]

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 [...]