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Women’s Club Soccer Gets Off to a Running Start

According to its club sports handbook, the Swarthmore College athletics department currently recognizes eight groups as official club sports: men’s rugby, women’s rugby, men’s ultimate Frisbee, women’s ultimate Frisbee, men’s volleyball, men’s fencing, women’s fencing and men’s badminton, which is now defunct. Currently looking to join this group is the Swarthmore women’s soccer club, which… Keep Reading


Garnet Volleyball Sets Sights High

As the Swarthmore College volleyball team opened its season last week at the Haverford Invitational, it faced many question marks. Having graduated a strong senior class led by Genny Pezzola, a player described by Head Coach Harleigh Chawstyk as “the best volleyball player in school history,” the Garnet entered the season looking to prove that… Keep Reading


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


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


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


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


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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