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Baseball’s seniors leave behind formidable legacy

On April 21, the baseball team will hold its Senior Day as it hosts conference foe Franklin & Marshall in a late-season doubleheader. Although the Garnet is likely out of contention for a spot in the conference playoffs, the game still holds monumental importance as the last home contest for a historic senior class. The… Keep Reading


Softball swept by Dickinson, then by Washington

Fresh off the pleasure of facing the conference’s best pitcher in McDaniel’s Caroline Brehm, the Swarthmore softball team was lucky enough on Saturday to face the second-best. The results were similar, as the Garnet got swept in front of a home crowd by the Dickinson Red Devils (9-21, 5-5 in conference). The first game of… Keep Reading

Athlete of the Week/Sports

Annalise Penikis

WHAT SHE’S DONE: The team’s leading scorer this season, Penikis recently scored her 100th career goal, then added four more last Saturday against Franklin & Marshall. FAVORITE CAREER MOMENT: “Beating McDaniel for the second straight year (this season).” WHAT SHE WANTS TO DO: “Win the rest of the regular season games (all of which are… Keep Reading


Baseball hits rough stretch to dim playoff hopes

With little more than of half of its 18 conference games remaining on the schedule, the Swarthmore baseball team (16-10, 2-6 CC) suddenly finds its postseason chances in jeopardy due to an unfortunate mid-season slump. The Garnet, which dropped a game to Washington College last Thursday and was swept in a weekend doubleheader by Johns… Keep Reading


F&M pulls away in 4th quarter to beat women’s lax

Playing eighth-ranked Franklin Marshall on Saturday, the Swarthmore women’s lacrosse team came on the losing end of a road contest whose final score belies its competitive nature. The second-place Diplomats (10-2, 5-0 in conference) broke open a close game near the end of the second half to pull away and defeat the Garnet 17-10 behind… Keep Reading

Athlete of the Week/Sports

Paul Weston

WHAT HE’S DONE: Weston finished just two strokes behind the McDaniel Invitational champion, as he led the golf team to a third-place finish at the tournament this past weekend. FAVORITE CAREER MOMENT: “Breaking the school scoring record as a team last year, and then doing it again this fall.” WHAT HE WANTS TO DO: “Most… Keep Reading

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