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Great Moments in Lafayette Athletics History

First Athletic Event - Sept. 19, 1866
First Athletic Event - Sept. 19, 1866

April 25, 2012

EASTON, Pa. - Over the next several weeks, will celebrate Great Moments in Leopards’ History by highlighting significant athletic accomplishments throughout the years on College Hill.

A series of photos and descriptions will be added to Lafayette Athletics’ official Facebook page,, each Wednesday, commemorating historic milestones dating back to Lafayette’s first athletic event on record in 1866. Alumni, fans and members of the Lafayette community are encouraged to take this as an opportunity to ‘Like’ and comment on their favorite moments.

Fans can make suggestions on additions to the list of historic milestones as we relieve memories from past to present in chronological order.

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