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Athlete of the Week/Sports

Nicko Burnett

WHAT HE’S DONE: Burnett hit the go-ahead home run in Swarthmore’s dramatic victory over Pitt-Bradford at Seton Catholic on Friday. FAVORITE CAREER MOMENT: “The Miracle at Seton Catholic. It was just an awesome time for the team. We got great pitching, and every position player got in the game and helped the team win in… Keep Reading


Softball goes 5-3 on trip for best start since ’07

The Swarthmore softball team came to Myrtle Beach hoping to start the season on the right note. They left with their best eight-game start in over a decade. In the 2012 Snowbird Tournament, the team went 5-3 over four days. On Monday, March 5th, the Garnet opened their season with back-to-back victories over SUNY IT… Keep Reading


Women sixth, men seventh at track championships

At last weekend’s Centennial Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships held at Ursinus College, both the men’s and women’s teams had their best showings in recent memory. The men finished seventh overall, which was an improvement from last year’s ninth place result when they scored 10 points. This time around, the Garnet tripled its total… Keep Reading


Baseball splits two doubleheaders to begin the season

Two days. Two doubleheaders. A 2-2 record. The Swarthmore baseball season has begun. In the first weekend of the season, the Garnet played two double-headers, splitting both of them. Although the team looked nearly flawless in each Game 1, it was in the second game, mistakes and poor pitching doomed them late in the games.… Keep Reading

Athlete of the Week/Sports

Kenyetta Givans

WHAT SHE’S DONE: Givans earned a gold medal while setting a conference record in the 60-meter hurdles at last weekend’s conference championships. FAVORITE CAREER MOMENT: “My favorite career moment was winning gold in both 100m hurdles and 400m hurdles along with being named performer of the meet last spring season.” WHAT SHE’LL MISS MOST: “The… Keep Reading

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