Athletes Excelling Beyond the Field

Andrew Shoop ’13

April 23, 2012

Spotted on Campus With… Andrew Shoop ’13

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Quarterback Andrew Shoop ’13 (Danville, Pa.) discusses exploring other cultures as an anthropology and sociology major, staying in shape during the off season, and the importance of leadership. What do you enjoy most about your major? I think what I enjoy most about my major is that I constantly get to learn about other cultures [...]

Jenna Seybert '15

March 25, 2012

Field Hockey Earns National Academic Recognition

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Lafayette’s field hockey team has been named to the 2011 Gladiator SGI/National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Division I National Academic Team. The award recognizes programs that have achieved a team GPA of 3.0 or higher during the first semester of the 2011-12 academic year. Additionally, four individuals were named to the 2011 Gladiator SGI/NFHCA [...]

Gwen Turner ’12

March 22, 2012

Spotted on Campus With…Gwen Turner ’12

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Softball player Gwen Turner ’12 (Danville, Va.) discusses her work with economic development, her role in the My Easton publication, and the importance of teamwork. What do you enjoy about your majors? Economics has always been a challenge, which I enjoy. I have really liked the upper-level electives, Economic Development, and my Economic Healthcare classes. [...]

Joelle Neilson  '12 was named Field Performer of the Meet

February 28, 2012

Joelle Neilson ’12 Takes Patriot League Championships in Triple and Long Jump

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Joelle Neilson ’12 (Philadelphia, Pa.) took first place in both the triple and long jump at the Patriot League Indoor Track and Field Championships Feb. 17-19 at Bucknell University. She was named Female Field Performer of the Meet. Neilson, who was also Patriot League Champion in the triple jump during the 2010-11 outdoor track and [...]

Women's cross country

February 24, 2012

Lafayette Student Athletes Boast 3.15 Overall GPA in Fall 2011

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Lafayette student athletes combined to post a 3.15 grade point average during the 2011 fall semester. “Our student-athletes are among the nation’s best in terms of graduation rates and overall academic excellence,” says Bruce McCutcheon, director of athletics. ”This fall’s GPA performance is another example of the significant accomplishments made by the students who participate in [...]

Carly Feiro

February 19, 2012

Spotted on Campus With…Carly Feiro ’12

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Carly Feiro ’12 (Mount Vernon, Wash.), a biology major and outfielder on the softball team, discusses her work conserving the environment, research she is presenting at a national conference, and what it’s like being a team captain.    What do you enjoy about your major? I love being able to do field work and being [...]

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 [...]

Robert Delaney ’12

February 1, 2012

Spotted on Campus with…Rob Delaney ’12

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Rob Delaney ’12 (Summit, N.J.), a government and law major and guard on the men’s basketball team, discusses “Jersey Shore,” the rigors of the season, and goals for a Patriot League Championship. What do you enjoy about your major? I don’t like classes with a ton of “busy work.” Government and law courses are usually [...]

Brooke Kohler ’13 on a beach on St. John Island

January 6, 2012

Brooke Kohler ’13 Tracks Effects of Iguana Population Growth on St. John Island

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What began with an anthropology class that Brooke Kohler ’13 took on a whim turned into a summer studying iguanas on a Caribbean island. Kohler (Flemington, N.J.) recently attended the 110th annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association (AAA) in Montreal after conducting research as a Mellon Scholar this summer in St. John in the [...]

Professor David Sunderlin and Alexandria Brannick '12 near Exit Glacier in Alaska.

January 4, 2012

Spotted on Campus With…Alexandria Brannick ’12

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Geology major and swimmer Alexandria Brannick ’12 (Point Pleasant, N.J.) discusses her major, training, and becoming a paleontologist. What do you enjoy about your major? I really enjoy being outside and exploring the different processes that make our planet what it is. I am most interested in the evolutionary aspect of my major, looking at [...]