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Season/Sports/Winter

McDaniel comes back to beat women’s basketball

The Swarthmore women’s basketball team has only lost twice on the young season, but both losses have come complete with a knife that waits until the final minutes to stick itself into the team’s back. On Tuesday, the visiting Garnet, who have already lost a one-point game in overtime this year, let a 15-point second-half… Keep Reading

Season/Sports/Winter

Men’s basketball can’t find answer for D-I Columbia

Swarthmore’s season-opening losing streak continued on Monday night in New York City, as the Garnet fell hard to the Division I Columbia Lions 104-42. Guard Jordan Federer led the Garnet in scoring against Columbia. “I was extremely disappointed at the way we played on both ends of the floor,” Head Coach Lee Wimberly said. “It… Keep Reading

Balls to the Wall/Columns/Sports

Daring to dream: My 2011 Hanukkah wish list

As holidays go, Hanukkah falls short in several respects. “Let’s all listen to that great Hanukkah-themed song!” says no one. Where it excels, however, is in its ability to sustain the pleasure of gift-receiving for eight days, while Christmas blows it all in five minutes. It’s like the tantric sex of holidays, my own personal… Keep Reading

Fall/Season/Sports

XC runner Phillips first in ten years to go to Championships

Cross country’s Jacob Phillips ‘13 finished a tremendous junior season with a strong performance at the Division III NCAA National Championships. The event, hosted by the University of Wisconsin in Winneconne, took place on Saturday, November 19. “It was something I was working toward all year,” Phillips said of the accomplishment. “I was excited and… Keep Reading

Athlete of the Week/Sports

Katie Lytle

WHAT SHE’S DONE: Lytle led her team in scoring in games against McDaniel and Dickinson. FAVORITE CAREER MOMENT: “Beating Gettysburg at home last year. It was a great feeling to rise to the occasion and beat one of the top teams in the conference.” WHAT SHE WANTS TO DO: “To make it to the playoffs. I think we… Keep Reading

Season/Sports/Winter

Men’s soccer finishes strong with ECAC championship

A free kick goal off the foot of senior midfielder Micah Rose ’12 in double overtime won the ECAC South Region Championship for the Swarthmore men’s soccer team on Sunday afternoon. The goal was Rose’s last as a member of the Garnet, and it came after scoreless regulation and overtime periods between the Garnet and the Medaille… Keep Reading

Athlete of the Week/Sports

Micah Rose

WHAT HE’S DONE: Rose sent the Garnet to an ECAC title with his double-overtime goal against the Medaille Mavericks. WHAT THE MOMENT MEANS: “It was pretty special to win my final game in a Swarthmore shirt. It’s been an amazing four years. It was meaningful for me to end that journey on a positive note.“… Keep Reading

Season/Sports/Winter

Swimming’s first loss comes at the hands of F&M

Setbacks, although unfortunate, are an unavoidable part of every season, and the Swarthmore swim teams suffered their first of the year on Saturday. The season-starting unbeaten streaks of both teams came to an end at the hands of the Franklin & Marshall Diplomats, who bested the women 152-110 and the men 186-76. The losses were… Keep Reading

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