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Athlete of the Week/Sports

Athlete of the week: Audra Woodside ʼ19

Audra Woodside ʼ19, a forward from Woodstown, NJ. has had a standout season so far for the Garnet women’s basketball team. Although the team has struggled to put up points, Woodside has been a bright spot, averaging 9.3 points per game — a team and personal high. She has had standout games against Washington College… Keep Reading

Athlete of the Week/Sports

Athlete of the week: Charles Yang ʼ19

Charles Yang, a junior standout hailing from Naperville, Illi. has started off the 2017-18 Men’s Swim season hot. Yang primarily focuses on the 100-yard freestyle, 50-yard freestyle, the 100-yard backstroke, and the 50-yard backstroke for his events. In a recent Dec. 2 meet against Ursinus College, Yang finished first overall in the 50-yard freestyle, with… Keep Reading

Athlete of the week: Bridget Scott

This past weekend, the Swarthmore Women’s Volleyball team made history, winning their NCAA regional bracket, and becoming the first team in Centennial Conference history to advance to the Round of Eight of the NCAA Division III tournament. Bridget Scott ʼ18, the outside hitter hailing from Media, Pa., has largely flown under the radar this past… Keep Reading

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U.S youth soccer system fails us

I spent my fall break in Chile and Argentina with my family, visiting my older sister, a fellow Swattie studying abroad. During our time in Buenos Aires, my dad and I, soccer fanatics, made sure to find a place to play against local Argentinians. As we wandered the streets of Palermo (the barrio we were… Keep Reading

Athlete of the Week/Fall/Men/Sports

Athlete of the week: Mayank Agrawal ’18

Mayank Agrawal ’18, hailing from Sugarland, Texas, has contributed immensely to the Swarthmore Men’s Cross Country team throughout his four years with the program. Agrawal finished 24th overall in the Centennial Conference Championships this past Saturday, leading the Garnet to a fifth-place finish. Agrawal’s stellar performances were not limited to the Conference Championships: notable highlights… Keep Reading

Athlete of the Week/Sports

Athlete of the Week: Mehra den Braven ’20

Volleyball standout Mehra den Braven ’20 has thrived so far in her second year on the team. An outside hitter hailing from Santa Clara, Calif., den Braven has captured All-Tournament honors for the second straight weekend, as the Garnet have extended their record to 13-5 overall and remain undefeated at home. Den Braven has 218… Keep Reading

Athlete of the Week/Sports

Athlete of the Week: Michael Brown ’21

Golfer and first-year phenom Michael Brown ’21 has made a historic impact on the Garnet in his debut season so far. Hailing from Reading, Conn., Brown finished first overall Sept. 10 at the Swarthmore-Neumann Invitational in a field of 82 competitors, shooting a 68 overall, one stroke off the Swarthmore program record. He was named… Keep Reading

Athlete of the Week/Sports

Athlete of the Week: Riya Garg ’19

Field hockey player and Westlake Village, CA native Riya Garg has lead the team to a fantastic start in the 2017 season. Coming off of a stellar 2016 season in which she started every game she played, Garg has already registered two assists and a goal in the first three games of the year. The… Keep Reading

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