Football

Lafayette-Lehigh Giving Challenge

November 9, 2011

Help Beat Lehigh in the Second Annual Giving Challenge

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America’s most-played college football rivalry has extended to the field of fundraising. Saturday, Nov. 19, marks the 147th game between Lafayette and Lehigh and the second year of the Giving Challenge, a spirited competition to engage alumni and students by seeing which school can rally the greatest number of donors. It kicked off Nov. 1 [...]

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August 18, 2011

Catching Up with San Francisco 49er Blake Costanzo ’06

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Former Lafayette football star Blake Costanzo ’06 took some time to answer questions about his career in the National Football League. The anthropology and sociology graduate is playing with the San Francisco 49ers after spending the past two seasons with the Cleveland Browns. Between your former teammates and coaches, who has made the most impact [...]

Blake Costanzo ’06

August 8, 2011

Former Lafayette Football Standout Blake Costanzo ’06 Signs with San Francisco 49ers

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Former Lafayette football standout Blake Costanzo ’06 has inked a new deal with the San Francisco 49ers, putting his name on a contract that could be worth as much as $800,000, according to The Bergen Record. Costanzo spent the past two seasons with the Cleveland Browns under current 49ers assistant head coach and special teams [...]

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April 4, 2011

Spotted on Campus with … Jerome Rudolph ’12

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  Football and track & field athlete Jerome Rudolph ’12 (Lithonia, Ga.) discusses economics, time management, keeping a positive attitude, and meeting football great Jim Brown. What’s your major and what do you like about your major? I am an economics major with an Africana studies minor. My major thus far has given me the [...]

Meghan Cicchi ’11

February 11, 2011

101 Students Named to Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

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From the College’s fall sports teams, 101 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 22 students named to the honor roll. [...]

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December 15, 2010

Patriot League Presidents Elect to Table Decision to Adjust Financial Aid in Football

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The Patriot League Council of Presidents elected to table a decision to adjust the current need-limited model of financial aid for two years pending additional deliberations related to the league’s strategic direction. The council issued the following statement today: “Following extensive discussions at their meetings this week, the Patriot League Council of Presidents elected to [...]

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November 21, 2010

Leopards Lose a Heartbreaker to Lehigh

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Lafayette’s fourth-quarter drive and comeback attempt stalled at the Lehigh 37-yard line as the heavily favored No. 22 Mountain Hawks escaped with a 20-13 win in the 146th meeting of college football’s most-played rivalry. On a crisp, cool day on College Hill, defense was the name of the game, as both teams were held to [...]

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November 17, 2010

Spotted on Campus With…Brandon Ellis ’12

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With the 146th meeting between Lafayette and Lehigh just days away, defensive back Brandon Ellis ’12 discusses economics, his on-campus job, and college football’s most played rivalry. What’s your major and what do you like about your major? I am an economics major. What I like most about it is that I have learned a [...]

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November 17, 2010

Go Lafayette! Beat Lehigh!

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The most-played rivalry in college football takes center stage this week as Lafayette hosts Lehigh at the state-of-the-art Fisher Stadium Saturday, Nov. 20, for the teams’ 146th meeting. Kickoff is set for 12:08 p.m., and the contest is sold out yet again. After six straight seasons with a winning record and a national ranking, the [...]

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November 11, 2010

Football Player Brandon Ellis ’12 Receives ESPN Academic All-District Recognition

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Cornerback Brandon Ellis ’12 (Jeffersonville, Pa.) has been named to the ESPN Academic All-District II Football Team. Spotted on Campus With…Brandon Ellis ’12 An economics major, Ellis maintains a 3.34 overall GPA. He is taking African Cultural Institutions, Economics of Sports, Marketing Science, and Introduction to Film & Media Studies. Ellis serves as a peer [...]