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Adam Schauer

Adam Schauer has 8 articles published.

Columns/Sports

The modernization of the pitcher

One day in the summer of 2015, I found myself on a seemingly endless three hour drive from my home in Washington, DC to Atlantic City, MD. The old pitching hermit my dad said we were meeting to work with awaited at the other side. After the excruciating drive through cornfields, woods, and unpaved roads,… Keep Reading

Women

Lacrosse Teams Travel to Prepare for Conference Play

While most students departed for their personal spring break vacations, both the Men’s and Women’s Lacrosse teams embarked on the long-awaited spring break trips to the warmer weather of the South. After a blowout 17-2 victory over DeSales University on the frigid rain-soaked, frigid Clothier Field, the next day, March 4, the women’s team travelled… Keep Reading

Men

Men’s Lacrosse Seeks to Build off of Last Season’s ECAC Title

After last year’s unprecedented 10-6 regular season success, the Men’s Lacrosse team began preparations for the postseason with high aspirations for potential championship glory. Following an early exit from the program’s first Centennial Conference tournament at the hands of nationally ranked Gettysburg College, the team rebounded as the #1 seed hosts of the Eastern College… Keep Reading

Sports

Baseball Eagerly Awaits Field Updates

Following a 22-17-1 run last year, the Swarthmore Baseball Team sought to bolster certain aspects of the program for the bright future ahead. While bringing in a strong freshmen class still proved a priority for the program, it became clear that the outdated facilities would need work to keep up with the rapidly improving gameplay… Keep Reading

Columns/Sports

Men’s Basketball Continues to Rise in NCAA Top 25

While most Swarthmore students went home and enjoyed their time away from the daily rigor of academics and school life, the Men’s Basketball team stayed put, recognizing the work ahead of them to continue their successful season. Although the team successfully led an unprecedented 22-8 campaign last year, their season ended somewhat bitterly with losses… Keep Reading

Columns/Sports

Women’s Volleyball claims second consecutive ECAC title

Returning as veterans of ECAC postseason competition, the Women’s Volleyball team knew what hard work lay ahead in order to repeat their championship win. After a crushing 3-2 loss to Johns Hopkins University in the Centennial Conference championship tournament, the Garnet focused their attention solely on finishing the season on a high note in the… Keep Reading

Columns/Sports

First look: This year’s MLB Postseason

As another MLB season chock full of storylines and controversy comes to a close, let us first reflect on the season before getting swept up in the rush of playoff baseball. In the beginning of a the new era, the Cubs seem primed to have a shot at a World Series, having not won a… Keep Reading

Columns/Sports

President Val Smith and the importance of Swat athletics

Recently, my friend and ex-baseball teammate from high school shockingly decided to transfer out of Oberlin College, a liberal arts school in Ohio. While he seemed perfectly content during his freshmen year at Oberlin, succeeding academically, as well as athletically as both a goalie for the soccer team and catcher for the baseball team, he… Keep Reading

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