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Swimming Makes Big Splash in Season Opener

In their first meet of the season on Nov. 2, the men and women’s swim teams pulled out huge wins over McDaniel, easing by with room to spare with scores of 119-86 and 112-93, respectively. Both the men and women’s 200-yard medley relay teams opened the meet with strong performances; Stan Le ’14, Daniel Duncan… Keep Reading


Volleyball Advances into ECAC Tournament

The Swarthmore College volleyball team earned its fourth consecutive ECAC Tournament berth on Monday. In a testament to their successful season, the Garnet (19-6, 8-2 Centennial Conference) earned the third seed in the eight-team tournament, meaning that they played host to sixth-seeded Delaware Valley (17-9) on Wednesday night. The volleyball team will join field hockey… Keep Reading


Men’s Soccer Stumbles in Conference Final

The #15/19 men’s soccer team may have just finished the best Centennial Conference season in program history, going unbeaten with an 8-0-1 record, but records don’t matter when you reach tournament play. And in the Centennial final, the men faltered when it mattered most, falling to rival Haverford 1-0 with the conference’s automatic NCAA tournament… Keep Reading


Women’s Soccer Prepares for Centennial Playoffs

After concluding the regular season with a scoreless tie against Haverford on Saturday, the Swarthmore woman’s soccer team (11-5-1, 6-3-1 Centennial Conference) moved on to the postseason. The Garnet’s conference record was good for a tie for 4th place with Muhlenberg College (8-8-2, 6-3-1 Conference). However, since the Mules defeated Swarthmore in their sole match… Keep Reading

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Dramatic Storylines Open NBA Season

At that winter externship mixer (and beyond), you might find yourself in the midst of V.I.S.F.s (very important sports fans). For the Swarthmore Student Body’s convenience, the Phoenix has put together a flash card primer of strong storylines for the young 2012-2013 NBA season. Without further ado… The Lakers: Reloaded Facing the dead end created… Keep Reading

Brett McLarney

Brett McLarney Lowell, Mass. / St. John’s WHAT HE’S DONE: Scored the game-winning goal against Haverford in the third minute to clinch the Centennial Conference regular season title and home-field advantage through the conference tournament. FAVORITE CAREER MOMENT: Pizza buffet after the Washington College game. Mmm. Delish. GOALS FOR POSTSEASON: Well I have two main… Keep Reading


Garnet Athletics Hall of Fame Unveiled

On Friday, Swarthmore inducted the inaugural class of the Garnet Athletics Hall of Fame.  In a small ceremony in Tarble Pavilion, members were greeted by President Rebecca Chopp, Athletic Director Adam Hertz, and others in front of the newly unveiled Hall of Fame display.The honorees were introduced to the crowds at Garnet Weekend events including… Keep Reading

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