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Swimming beats Widener, McDaniel to open season

Coming off a 2010-11 season in which both teams achieved a third-place showing at the Centennial Conference championships, the Swarthmore men’s and women’s swim teams roared into the 2011-12 campaign last week, retooled and ready to take on the conference. Boasting a high percentage of returning contributors and an impressive crop of first-years, the Garnet… Keep Reading

Season/Sports/Winter

Fencers old and new stand out at individual event

At an event this weekend at Temple University, coach Marshal Davis got the chance to see what the individual members of the Swarthmore fencing team could do against a range of competition. Davis was not disappointed. “We just graduated twelve of eighteen starts last year,” Davis said. “The team is very young right now. But… Keep Reading

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Club soccer beats TCNJ, falls to Stevens Institute

Swarthmore Men’s Club Soccer split a doubleheader this Saturday, hosted at Haverford College. The team opened the day with a decisive 6-2 defeat of The College of New Jersey (TCNJ), but was forced to turn right around and play the strong club from Stevens Institute of Technology. That 5-2 loss brought Swarthmore’s record to 2-2… Keep Reading

Athlete of the Week/Sports

Tim Brevart

WHAT HE’S DONE: Brevart, a senior, set a pool record in the 50-yard freestyle this weekend at McDaniel.He also won the 100-yard freestyle in the same meet. FAVORITE CAREER MOMENT: “Witnessing Kate Wiseman break the McDaniel’s pool record in the women’s 50-yard freestyle with me following to break the men’s pool record in the 50… Keep Reading

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

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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

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