women’s basketball

Yolanda Griffith

July 7, 2014

Yolanda Griffith to be Inducted into Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame

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Women’s basketball assistant coach Yolanda Griffith was inducted into the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame June 14 in Nashville, Tenn. Griffith played professionally for 16 years and was a two-time Olympic Gold Medalist with USA Basketball.

Lafayette College

March 6, 2013

Jamie O’Hare ’16 Named to Women’s Basketball All-Rookie Squad

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Point guard Jamie O’Hare ’16 of the women’s basketball team was named to the 2012-13 Patriot League All-Rookie Squad, the league announced Tuesday. O’Hare averaged 6.1 points per game, appearing in all 29 games for the Leopards while starting in 19 of those contests. The 5’6” guard ripped down 3.1 boards per game and also [...]

Madeline Fahan ’14

December 18, 2012

Spotted on Campus With…Madeline Fahan ’14

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Basketball student-athlete Madeline Fahan ’14 (Ventura, Calif.) discusses economics, studying art and culture in Italy, and the importance of doing the small things well on the court. Why did you choose Lafayette? I am from Southern California and wanted to go to school on the East Coast to get a new experience. I was looking [...]


August 31, 2012

Margaret Marion ’95 Directs Human Resources for CBS Radio and Mentors Students

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By Lori H. Burke As director of human resources for CBS Radio, Margaret Marion ’95 manages the entertainment conglomerate’s greatest asset—talent. From CBS Radio’s offices in New York City, Marion’s primary role as a human resources generalist is employee relations, working with employees and key managers as a strategic business partner and counseling on company [...]

Kareema Gray '94

July 9, 2012

Kareema Gray ’94 Is Involved in Social Issues as Professor and Activist

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With both intellectual and practical expertise in the field of social work, Kareema J. Gray ’94 expresses her passion as a professor, adviser, researcher, and community leader. As assistant professor of social work and undergraduate program director for the Department of Social Work, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, S.C., Gray says her favorite course to teach [...]

Lafayette women's basketball player Sarah McGorry '12 looks to shoot against Lehigh

June 30, 2012

Sarah McGorry ’12 and Jim Mower ’12 Receive Victory Scholarships to Study in Europe

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Sarah McGorry ’12 and Jim Mower ’12 have each received Victory Scholarships to continue their basketball-playing careers as graduate students in Europe. The Victory Scholarship, sponsored by the nonprofit Sport Changes Lives, is an opportunity to play and coach basketball while participating in a one-year, post-graduate program at an Irish or Northern Irish university. McGorry [...]

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 [...]

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April 29, 2012

Amanda Smith ’10 Applies Deep Economic Analytical Skills to the Casino Business

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As an operations analyst for Station Casinos, headquartered in the Las Vegas suburb of Summerlin, Nev., Amanda Smith ’10 mines a host of performance metrics to guide the company in its decision-making. “An operations analyst provides intelligence about how properties are doing financially and makes comparisons among them,” she says. “We’re a company that prides itself [...]

LaKeisha Wright '11

September 29, 2011

LaKeisha Wright ’11 Extends Collegiate Basketball Career While Pursuing MBA

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A team-high 16 points in the Patriot League Tournament Quarterfinals March 5, 2011 marked the last of the 1,316 points that LaKeisha Wright ’11 scored as a member of the Lafayette women’s basketball team. Two months later, she received a degree with a major in anthropology and sociology to close out her education on College [...]

Elizabeth Virgin '11

March 10, 2011

Spotted on Campus With… Elizabeth Virgin ’11

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  Engineering studies major Elizabeth Virgin ’11 (Sacramento, Calif.) discusses her final year on the women’s basketball team and the importance of communication and leadership. One class every Lafayette student should try to take: I recommend my VAST course, Technology at the Dinner Table, taught by Annette Diorio [dean of students]. It was all about [...]