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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

Fall/Sports

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

Athlete of the Week/Sports

Jacob Phillips

WHAT HE’S DONE: Phillips finished first in the 8k run at the Dickinson Long/Short Invitational. FAVORITE CAREER MOMENT: Breaking 15 minutes in the 5k was a great culmination to a year of hard work. I could not have asked for a better way to end the year.” WHAT HE WANTS TO DO: “This year, we’re… Keep Reading

Fall/Season/Sports

Golf falters, finishes ninth, at F&M Invitational

In the third tournament of the young golf season, the Franklin & Marshall Invitational at Bent Creek Country Club, Swarthmore’s promising season hit a speed bump. The Garnet shot a collective score of 329 on the day to finish at 45 strokes over par and place ninth out of eighteen teams. “The course was tough,… Keep Reading

Fall/Season/Sports

Women’s soccer streak hits four with win over F&M

It was another week, another win for the Swarthmore women’s soccer team, as the squad extended its winning streak to four with a Saturday victory over Franklin & Marshall. The win over the Diplomats marked the first Centennial Conference game of the year, as well as the Garnet home opener. Although the Swarthmore women played… Keep Reading

Fall/Season/Sports

Field hockey opens conference play with loss

It was a disappointing beginning to Conference play on Saturday, as the Swarthmore field hockey team was blanked by the Franklin & Marshall Diplomats 3-0 in front of a home crowd at Clothier Field. With the loss, the Garnet falls to 1-3 on the season and 0-1 in Conference play, while the eighth-ranked Diplomats move… Keep Reading

Fall/Season/Sports

Langley signs with major-league soccer team

Last week, the Philadelphia Union of Major League Soccer announced that it had signed midfielder and Swarthmore alum Morgan Langley ’11 from the club’s USL-affiliate, the Harrisburg City Islanders. Langley, 22, trialed with the Union before officially signing with the club on September 15, according to the Union website. Langley was among the most decorated athletes… Keep Reading

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