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Women’s Tennis Heads South For Texas

While some sports teams play a few easier teams over spring break, the Women’s Tennis team traveled to Texas to take on some nationally ranked powerhouses and managed to play right along with them. Taking a break from the wintery weather of the North, the Women’s Tennis team played Southwestern University, #39 University of Texas-Tyler,… Keep Reading

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World Baseball Classic Takes Center Stage

This March, people around the world have been tuning into an exciting tournament full of great players, upsets, passionate fanhood, and superstar performances, as players from across the globe compete to be the best team in the world. I, of course, am talking about the World Baseball Classic (WBC). The premier international competition of baseball… Keep Reading

Columns

Big Dance Nearing Championship Round

There’s a reason they call the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament “March Madness”. And this year, it has indeed lived up to its name. The number one overall seed is out, the betting favorite is out, and the upsets have come on thick, leading to one of the most exciting tournaments in recent years.… Keep Reading

Athlete of the Week

Athlete of the Week: Eliza Wainwright ’19

The attacker for the Women’s Lacrosse team from Middletown, DE is off to an electric start to the season. Last Saturday against Eastern University, Wainwright continued her stellar play, recording 6 goals in a 14-7 win.   Through only five games, Wainwright has already recorded more goals (20) than she did all of last year (16). In… Keep Reading

Columns/Sports

NBA MVP Race Is Tight

As the NBA’s season inches to a close, the MVP discussion has begun to heat up. This year’s MVP race is strikingly different from past years’ as there is still no clear favorite 69 games into an 82 game season. Just one season ago, Steph Curry of the Golden State Warriors was unanimously named unanimous… Keep Reading

Columns/Sports

Tennis serves it up in sunny SoCal

While most of campus enjoyed a break off from school, the nationally ranked Swarthmore Men’s Tennis team hit the road, stopping in Virginia and then flying to California to compete against some of the top Division III tennis teams in the country. Last year, the Garnet spent most of their spring break in the Pacific… Keep Reading

Columns/Sports

After slow start, baseball bounces back strong

After a slow start losing two doubleheaders to open up the season, the Baseball team bounced back over spring break in Fort Myers, Florida. The team flew south for their annual trip the first Saturday of spring break to escape the cold. After seven days of sunshine, the team returned with an overall record of… Keep Reading

Athlete of the Week/Sports

Athlete of the Week: Hannah Thompson ’19

Thompson, the team’s centerfielder, has started off the year on fire. Through the team’s first 11 games, the Washington D.C. native is hitting .436 with a team high of 17 hits and 8 runs. Thompson also leads the Centennial Conference with 7 stolen bases. MAX KASSAN: What is your prospective major and what influenced you to… Keep Reading

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