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Cross-country teams stand out in weekend meets

Jacob Phillips ’13 and Jen Johnson ’12 led their teams in individual placement on Saturday as the Swarthmore men’s and women’s cross-country squads competed at the Princeton Invitational and Seven Sisters Championships, respectively. On the women’s side, Johnson placed seventh with a time of 19:45.21 at the 30th annual Seven Sisters Championships, hosted by Bryn… Keep Reading

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Field hockey beats McDaniel for year’s first shutout

Beginning with a loss to Washington College that snapped its three-game winning streak, the Swarthmore field hockey team endured a rough defensive stretch. In that loss, which came on October 5, and losses in the next two games, the Garnet surrendered a total of twelve goals, including eight second-half goals. Recently however, Swarthmore and its… Keep Reading

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Men’s soccer back on winning track with 2-0 week

It had been three seasons since the Swarthmore men’s soccer team lost consecutive matches, so following road defeats to Stevens and Dickinson two weeks ago, the team gathered to reflect and recommit. “Our real emphasis on the little details was starting to get a little bit sloppy,” said head coach Eric Wagner, whose team had… Keep Reading

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Men’s tennis shines at ITA Regional Tournament

At the University of Mary Washington this weekend, the Swarthmore men’s tennis team participated in the ITA regional tournament with a great deal of success. In the singles draw, four members of the Garnet — Max Bressman ’12, Zak Kelm ’12, Irving Stone ’15 and Max Sacks ’15 — all defeated their first-round opponents. Kelm defeated Washington… Keep Reading

Athlete of the Week/Sports

Nia Jones

WHAT SHE’S DONE: Jones scored two goals to key a 4-3 victory over Johns Hopkins on Saturday. FAVORITE CAREER MOMENT: [This season’s] Ursinus game. Yes, we lost, but compared to last year, it was night and day. It was really the first time our team finally clicked. WHAT SHE WANTS TO DO: We set little… Keep Reading

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Field hockey streak hits three with win over JHU

This has not been a season without obstacles for the Swarthmore field hockey team, a condition that was reflected in their record for the early part of the season. Faced with an inexperienced roster — five juniors and zero seniors — the Garnet has been forced to coalesce on the fly, a process which can… Keep Reading

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Carlson, women’s tennis thrive at ITA Regionals

The Swarthmore College women’s tennis team was well-represented at ITA Regionals last weekend, as the Garnet saw several players perform well in singles matches. Lia Carlson ’14, Second Team All-Centennial last year, made it to the Round of 16 in the championship singles bracket. “The experience was very valuable for the team and gave us… Keep Reading

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