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Athlete of the Week/Sports

Elle Larsen

WHAT SHE’S DONE: Larsen led the Garnet with 16 points and added seven rebounds against Franklin & Marshall. FAVORITE MOMENT OF THE SEASON: Beating Haverford on their home court. It was the best game that we played all year, and it was a ton of fun! GOALS FOR NEXT YEAR: To make the conference playoffs, improve my foul shooting percentage and get more rebounds.… Keep Reading

Season/Sports/Winter

Men’s basketball follows F&M loss with heartbreaker

In their first game since the Swarthmore men’s basketball team picked up their long-awaited second win, the Garnet’s hopes of beginning a winning streak halted with a 77-59 loss to conference-leading Franklin & Marshall on Saturday afternoon. The victory clinched the top seed in the conference for the Diplomats, giving them home-court advantage throughout the… Keep Reading

Season/Sports/Winter

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

Season/Sports/Winter

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

Season/Sports/Winter

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

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