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XC runner Phillips first in ten years to go to Championships

Cross country’s Jacob Phillips ‘13 finished a tremendous junior season with a strong performance at the Division III NCAA National Championships. The event, hosted by the University of Wisconsin in Winneconne, took place on Saturday, November 19. “It was something I was working toward all year,” Phillips said of the accomplishment. “I was excited and… Keep Reading

Athlete of the Week/Sports

Katie Lytle

WHAT SHE’S DONE: Lytle led her team in scoring in games against McDaniel and Dickinson. FAVORITE CAREER MOMENT: “Beating Gettysburg at home last year. It was a great feeling to rise to the occasion and beat one of the top teams in the conference.” WHAT SHE WANTS TO DO: “To make it to the playoffs. I think we… Keep Reading


Men’s soccer finishes strong with ECAC championship

A free kick goal off the foot of senior midfielder Micah Rose ’12 in double overtime won the ECAC South Region Championship for the Swarthmore men’s soccer team on Sunday afternoon. The goal was Rose’s last as a member of the Garnet, and it came after scoreless regulation and overtime periods between the Garnet and the Medaille… Keep Reading

Athlete of the Week/Sports

Micah Rose

WHAT HE’S DONE: Rose sent the Garnet to an ECAC title with his double-overtime goal against the Medaille Mavericks. WHAT THE MOMENT MEANS: “It was pretty special to win my final game in a Swarthmore shirt. It’s been an amazing four years. It was meaningful for me to end that journey on a positive note.“… Keep Reading


Swimming’s first loss comes at the hands of F&M

Setbacks, although unfortunate, are an unavoidable part of every season, and the Swarthmore swim teams suffered their first of the year on Saturday. The season-starting unbeaten streaks of both teams came to an end at the hands of the Franklin & Marshall Diplomats, who bested the women 152-110 and the men 186-76. The losses were… Keep Reading


Swarthmore participates in Quidditch World Cup

Swarthmore is finally D-II in a least one sport. That’s right, on November 12 and 13, Swarthmore played as a D-II school in the Quidditch World Cup. For those of you who were unaware of this, there is a vibrant community of people playing the magical sport inspired by JK Rowling’s novels of which Swarthmore… Keep Reading


After historic regular season, volleyball falls in ECACs

Almost one year to the day since Bethany College ended Swarthmore’s 2010 season, the Garnet volleyball team once again fell to the host Bison in a three-set sweep on Saturday to bring their season to a conclusion. After defeating the Delaware Valley Aggies this past Wednesday, Swarthmore advanced to the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC)… Keep Reading


Swimming beats Widener, McDaniel to open season

Coming off a 2010-11 season in which both teams achieved a third-place showing at the Centennial Conference championships, the Swarthmore men’s and women’s swim teams roared into the 2011-12 campaign last week, retooled and ready to take on the conference. Boasting a high percentage of returning contributors and an impressive crop of first-years, the Garnet… Keep Reading

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