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Track & field team shows what it’s made of in BU meet

Facing stiff competition at last weekend’s Boston University Valentine Invitational, Swarthmore’s track and field teams rose to the occasion, breaking two school records and several other personal records as well. The meet, which included athletes from all NCAA divisions and competitive running clubs, featured the toughest competition Swarthmore will likely see all season. The Garnet,… Keep Reading


Garnet squash falls to Haverford in rivalry match

The Haverford men’s squash team got the best of its Swarthmore rival on Saturday, defeating them by a score of 7-2 from the Gooding Integrated Athletic Center. In a series of nine singles matches, the Fords (3-13) piled up four consecutive victories and won the first five of six to clinch the win before the… Keep Reading

Athlete of the Week/Sports

Matthew Heck

WHAT HE’S DONE: Heck placed first in the 400-meter dash and second in the 200 last weekend. FAVORITE CAREER MOMENT: “My favorite moments have not been on the track, but with the team itself. I can count anybody on the team as one of my closest friends.” WHAT HE WANTS TO DO: “To place better than we did last year [at Championships]… Keep Reading


Despite loss, swim team’s hopes are still high

In their last dual meet of the season, both the Swarthmore men’s and women’s swim teams lost to the home-standing Dickinson Red Devils on Saturday. The women’s team, coming off a narrow 110-95 loss to conference leader Gettysburg on Jan. 28, suffered a heartbreaking 105-100 defeat, while the men’s team fell by a final score… Keep Reading


For swimming, losses can’t dim the joy of Senior Day

Pitted against the defending conference champions on Senior Day, the Swarthmore men’s and women’s swim teams both fell to the visiting Gettysburg Bullets on Saturday at the Ware Pool. The women’s team played Gettysburg competitively all the way through, but ultimately fell in the final relay to lose the meet with a score of 110-95.… Keep Reading

Columns/Out of Left Field/Sports

How responsible are managers for their players?

Early last season, Fulham captain Danny Murphy became engaged in a war of words with the Wolverhampton Wanderers manager over the role of the manager in getting players overly excited during games. Murphy’s comments were in response to the challenge by Wolves midfielder Karl Henry that left Fulham striker Bobby Zamora with a broken leg.… Keep Reading

Athlete of the Week/Sports

Supriya Davis

WHAT SHE’S DONE: In addition to being part of the relay team that finished first in the 400 medley, Davis also won back-to-back individual events in the 200 IM and 200 butterfly. FAVORITE CAREER MOMENT: “My favorite career moment was probably the cheer the women’s team did in the middle of the Gettysburg meet because… Keep Reading

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