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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

Columns/Sports

New Orleans: A Sports City Revived

On Tuesday, the news of all-star NBA center Demarcus Cousins’ trade to the New Orleans Pelicans sent shockwaves in the sporting world. The Pelicans, sitting just three spots outside of a Western conference playoff spot, had acquired a perennial all-star to play alongside superstar Anthony Davis. Following a successful NBA All-Star weekend in New Orleans,… Keep Reading

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Men’s Swim Captures First Centennial Conference Championship

At last weekend’s Centennial Conference Championships, the Men’s Swim Team blew away the competition, capturing its first championship in 28 years. The Garnet were absolutely unstoppable, winning a handful of gold medals and scoring 720 total points, good enough to beat runner-up Gettysburg College by an impressive 120 points. This championship comes as no surprise… Keep Reading

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2017 Women’s Lacrosse Preview

After a tough 2016 season, the women’s lacrosse team returns primed to defy the odds in facing an extremely competitive schedule. The Garnet’s 2017 schedule includes Gettysburg and Franklin & Marshall, powerhouses of the Centennial Conference. Having finished just 1-8 in conference play last season and 5-11 overall, the team is out to make a… Keep Reading

Women

Women’s Swim 2016-2017 Season In Review

This past weekend, the Women’s Swim Team competed in the Centennial Conference Championships at Franklin & Marshall to culminate their 2016-2017 season. The weekend was filled with nerves and challenges, but the team performed well, finishing as one of the top three teams in the conference. Ashley Hwang ’18, a butterfly and breaststroke competitor for… 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

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

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