Swarthmore's independent campus newspaper since 1881

Category archive

Athlete of the Week

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

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

Athlete of the Week

Athlete of the Week: Robbie Walsh ’18

At 6’8, Robbie Walsh is the tallest member of the men’s basketball team. As the starting center, his contributions have also been some of the largest. This season, the junior from Summit, N.J. is averaging 7.3 points per game, 5.9 rebounds per game, and 1.6 blocks per game. In the Conference tournament, Walsh stepped up.… Keep Reading

Athlete of the Week

Athlete of the Week: Zack Yonda ’18

For Yonda, last Wednesday was a night to remember. In addition to dropping a team high 20 points, the junior from Berwyn, PA became just the 21st player in program history to record 1,000 career points. To top off the week, Yonda scored 13 points in Saturday’s win against Johns Hopkins and recorded a block… Keep Reading

Athlete of the Week/Sports

Athlete of the Week: John Gagnon ’17

Last Saturday, John Gagnon had the run of his life. With a time of 8:30.96, the talented 3000 meter runner from Clarkesville, GA not only obliterated his personal record by 19 seconds, but he also broke Swarthmore’s school record by almost 10 seconds. It was a record that had remained unbroken for 13 years.  … Keep Reading

Athlete of the Week/Sports

Athlete of the Week: Jared Hunt ’19

This past week, Hunt put an exclamation point on his already impressive sophomore season. Earlier this January at the Coach I Open, Hunt recorded a stellar 13.42 meter throw — a throw that was .8 meters away from cracking the top ten in school history. In his next event, The Widener Field Meet, Hunt didn’t leave… Keep Reading

Athlete of the Week/Sports

Athlete of the Week: Maggie O’Neil ’17

Maggie O’Neil, a native of Woodbury, Connecticut, is a member and significant contributor to both the Women’s Track and Field and Basketball teams. O’Neil was recently named Centennial Conference Field Athlete of the Week for her incredible performance at the Coach I Open at Franklin and Marshall College. She came in first in shot put… Keep Reading

1 2 3 9
Go to Top