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Swat Volleyball Takes China by Storm

While most Swarthmore students were enjoying their last few weeks of summer, the Swarthmore Women’s Volleyball Team headed to China in search of some challenging competition to prepare them for the fall season. Along the way, they tried new foods, found a local karaoke spot, and climbed the Great Wall of China. With fourteen days… Keep Reading


McCoy and Khanna Honored as All-Americans

Among the many records broken this season by the Swarthmore women’s soccer team (18-3) was the selection of the program’s first All-Americans: freshman forward Marin McCoy ’19, and junior midfielder Caroline Khanna ’17. Although most collegiate soccer players focus solely on soccer throughout their youth — playing on multiple year-round school teams, club teams, and… Keep Reading


What off-season?

Imagine running 75 miles in a week. Now imagine doing that every week for the entire school year. Although this seems like a cruel form of punishment to most, the Swarthmore cross country/track team runs this heavy mileage all year round and likes it. Immediately after their season ends in November, almost all cross country… Keep Reading


Men’s, Women’s Tennis Crush Conference Foes

Both the Swarthmore men’s and women’s tennis teams handily won their first Centennial Conference matches of the season this week, taking down Ursinus and Muhlenberg, respectively, both by a score of 9-0. The men, ranked 27th nationally, improved their overall record to 4-5 in the win over the Bears. Contributing with particularly strong performances were… Keep Reading


Swat Swimmers Reflect on Four Years

Swarthmore swimming honored its seniors during Saturday’s senior day meet at Ware Pool against Dickinson, with exciting, competitive swimming between two evenly matched teams. While the men managed a hard-fought 111-94 victory, the women fell to the Red Devils by the even more narrow margin of 104-101. More importantly, the day was remembered for its… Keep Reading


Volleyball Ends Season in ECAC Semifinals

Last Saturday afternoon, Kat Montemurro ’13 and Allie Coleman ’13 played their final game for the Garnet women’s volleyball team, as they finished their 2012 season with a 3-1 loss to Moravian College in the ECAC semifinal match. The team ended with a 20-7 overall record and an 8-2 record in Centennial Conference play. Montemurro… Keep Reading


Garnet End Season in Penalty Heartbreak

After a 12-6-1 season, the Swarthmore women’s soccer team earned the second seed in the ECAC South Region postseason tournament. In the opening round, the Garnet eased past Marywood 2-0 to reach the semifinals. As the highest seed able to host (No. 1 seed Stevenson had other commitments), Swarthmore played host to the tournament semifinals… Keep Reading

Allie Coleman

Allie Coleman Palo Alto, Calif. / Palo Alto WHAT SHE’S DONE: Set the volleyball program’s career assists record during the Centennial Conference tournament, with 3,210 and counting going into the Garnet’s Wednesday night ECAC matchup against Delaware Valley. FAVORITE CAREER MOMENT: One that stands out is when we beat Haverford my sophomore year in playoffs.… Keep Reading

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