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Volleyball sweeps, defeats first ranked opponent

At the risk of inadvertently summarizing much of this season, it is hard to imagine things going better for the Swarthmore volleyball team than how they went this Saturday. Celebrating Homecoming Weekend and Senior Day on their home court in the Swarthmore Quad Match, the Garnet swept all three matches it played, losing just one… Keep Reading


Women’s soccer demolishes CCNY, eyes playoffs

With the season winding down to its final week and a playoff spot up for grabs in the last game of the year, the Swarthmore women’s soccer team took a moment last Saturday to look back even as it was taking a step toward the postseason. During a 9-1 non-conference beatdown of the CCNYBeavers, the Garnet… Keep Reading

Athlete of the Week/Sports

Allie Coleman

WHAT SHE’S DONE: Coleman tallied 111 assists total in Swarthmore’s Quad Match sweep. FAVORITE CAREER MOMENT: “When we beat Gettysburg for the first time in program history. We played a great match and ended up beating them in 3 [sets].” WHAT SHE WANTS TO DO: “We want to win out [in] conference play and win… Keep Reading


Women’s soccer posts 2-1 record over break

The Swarthmore women’s soccer team has made its reputation off tough play all season – a solid 8-5 record (4-3 CC) with four matches left to play doesn’t quite give the team the credit it deserves, as only one loss all season has been by more than one point.  This trend continued over fall break… Keep Reading

Athlete of the Week/Sports

Megan Brock

WHAT SHE’S DONE: Brock scored a goal and led the team in shots taken in Swarthmore’s 2-0 win over McDaniel on Saturday. FAVORITE CAREER MOMENT: “The team’s trip to Europe this year was by far my favorite moment. The soccer was incredible and being able to travel Germany and the Netherlands with my teammates was… Keep Reading


Cross-country teams stand out in weekend meets

Jacob Phillips ’13 and Jen Johnson ’12 led their teams in individual placement on Saturday as the Swarthmore men’s and women’s cross-country squads competed at the Princeton Invitational and Seven Sisters Championships, respectively. On the women’s side, Johnson placed seventh with a time of 19:45.21 at the 30th annual Seven Sisters Championships, hosted by Bryn… Keep Reading


Field hockey beats McDaniel for year’s first shutout

Beginning with a loss to Washington College that snapped its three-game winning streak, the Swarthmore field hockey team endured a rough defensive stretch. In that loss, which came on October 5, and losses in the next two games, the Garnet surrendered a total of twelve goals, including eight second-half goals. Recently however, Swarthmore and its… Keep Reading


Men’s soccer back on winning track with 2-0 week

It had been three seasons since the Swarthmore men’s soccer team lost consecutive matches, so following road defeats to Stevens and Dickinson two weeks ago, the team gathered to reflect and recommit. “Our real emphasis on the little details was starting to get a little bit sloppy,” said head coach Eric Wagner, whose team had… Keep Reading

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