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Athlete of the Week/Sports

Emma Sindelar

WHAT SHE’S DONE: Sindelar’s game-winning goal against Haverford on Monday gave the Garnet a first-round playoff bye. WHAT THE MOMENT MEANS: “It means a lot that I was able to get that goal for my team to put us in a great spot for the playoffs. It was a perfect [pass] and I’m so glad… Keep Reading

Season/Sports/Winter

Men’s soccer misses playoffs

“It was a feeling of failure,” Roberto Contreras ’12 said of the locker room mood on Monday night. The Swarthmore men’s soccer team, last year’s Centennial Conference champion, ensured that they will have to wait at least a year to get back to the playoffs. Falling to Haverford 2-1, the Garnet (11-6, 5-4) officially failed… Keep Reading

Season/Sports/Winter

Game-winning goal sends women’s soccer to playoffs

The Swarthmore women’s soccer team spent an entire season playing close games – winning nailbiters, losing heartbreakers, bending but ultimately never breaking. Sitting just above .500 weeks ago, the Garnet ended the season on a tear, winning five straight en route to the third seed in the 2011 Centennial Conference playoffs. Postponed twice by snowy… Keep Reading

Season/Sports/Winter

Men take third, women finish sixth, at championships

Beat Hopkins. Finish third in the conference. These words have echoed around the Swarthmore men’s cross country team like a mantra. Throughout the year, the team has taken every opportunity to state its goals for this season: To defeat rival Johns Hopkins, and to come in third in the Centennial Conference Championship Meet. On Saturday,… Keep Reading

Fall/Season/Sports

Volleyball sweeps, defeats first ranked opponent

At the risk of inadvertently summarizing much of this season, it is hard to imagine things going better for the Swarthmore volleyball team than how they went this Saturday. Celebrating Homecoming Weekend and Senior Day on their home court in the Swarthmore Quad Match, the Garnet swept all three matches it played, losing just one… Keep Reading

Fall/Season/Sports

Women’s soccer demolishes CCNY, eyes playoffs

With the season winding down to its final week and a playoff spot up for grabs in the last game of the year, the Swarthmore women’s soccer team took a moment last Saturday to look back even as it was taking a step toward the postseason. During a 9-1 non-conference beatdown of the CCNYBeavers, the Garnet… Keep Reading

Athlete of the Week/Sports

Allie Coleman

WHAT SHE’S DONE: Coleman tallied 111 assists total in Swarthmore’s Quad Match sweep. FAVORITE CAREER MOMENT: “When we beat Gettysburg for the first time in program history. We played a great match and ended up beating them in 3 [sets].” WHAT SHE WANTS TO DO: “We want to win out [in] conference play and win… Keep Reading

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