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Athlete of the Week: Vamsi Damerla ’19

What he’s done: At the Centennial Conference Championships for men’s golf, Damerla was the highlight of the weekend for the Garnet. He tied for second overall at the tournament after leading the pack going into the final day. He shot a 227 overall for the weekend, and his performance was enough to get him named… Keep Reading


With Strong Freshman Core, Swarthmore Golf Looks to the Future

With a trio of star freshmen and pair of reliable juniors, the golf team has re-established itself as one of the most dangerous squads in the league. The Garnet won five of their eleven tournaments and constantly boasted stellar individual performances. Dan Altieri ’19 won three tournaments, Nick DiMaio ’19 captured one victory and the… Keep Reading


As Conferences Come to a Close, Garnet Just Need to Keep Winning

Coming off a narrow overtime loss to Franklin & Marshall two weekends ago, Swarthmore men’s lacrosse was anxious to face Dickinson in last Saturday’s matchup. The Garnet came to play, winning 7-5 in what was truly a hard-fought team effort. Matt Johnson ’18 broke the 5-5 tie when he buried a mid-range shot to give… Keep Reading

Athlete of the Week

Athlete of the Week: Alli Wong ’17

What She’s Done: Last week, Wong, Swarthmore’s number two singles player, dominated her competition, going 3-0 while only dropping five games. She began her week with a 6-0, 6-1 win against Ursinus and carried her stellar play into her weekend matchup against Franklin & Marshall. Wong and Maria Cuervo ’18 won their doubles match 8-4.… Keep Reading


Warmothers defy expectation, clinch conference title

Last weekend, Swarthmore’s women’s ultimate team, the Warmothers, defied both their own expectations and their 4th place seed to win the Pennsylvania D-III Conference Championship tournament held at Franklin & Marshall College. Coming out of a mixed season in which they went 7-10, the victory in the conference tournament guarantees the ’Mothers a spot in… Keep Reading


A new generation is upon us

It was October 13, 2001. The New York Yankees were down two games to none in a best-of-five ALDS series against the Oakland A’s. Although the A’s were not seeded as high as the Yankees, they were coming off of an unbelievable year, winning 102 games — seven more games than the Yankees — earning… Keep Reading


Weekend Roundup

Baseball: The Garnet (19-14, 3-8 CC) are beginning to turn their season around. This week, they went 3-4, sweeping Washington College and taking a game off of Muhlenberg while falling twice to both Johns Hopkins and Gettysburg. In the contests against Washington College, pitching was the story. In game one, Brian Gibbs ’17 and Charles… Keep Reading


Weekend Roundup

Men’s Lacrosse On Sunday, the men’s lacrosse team (6-4, 1-2 CC) went out to play nationally-ranked Gettysburg and were overwhelmed en route to a 14-4 loss. Gettysburg started off the game with nine unanswered goals, which prevented the Garnet from ever really getting back into the game. Nathan Relich ’18 scored two goals for the… Keep Reading

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