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Field Hockey Earns Surprise Playoff Berth

After a 9-8 regular season that ended in a heartbreaking 4-3 loss to then-#16 Haverford, one would have thought the field hockey team’s season was over. As a testament to the strength of the Centennial Conference and a solid non-conference record, though, the team received a surprise bid to the ECAC South Region tournament. The… Keep Reading


Volleyball Advances into ECAC Tournament

The Swarthmore College volleyball team earned its fourth consecutive ECAC Tournament berth on Monday. In a testament to their successful season, the Garnet (19-6, 8-2 Centennial Conference) earned the third seed in the eight-team tournament, meaning that they played host to sixth-seeded Delaware Valley (17-9) on Wednesday night. The volleyball team will join field hockey… Keep Reading


Women’s Soccer Prepares for Centennial Playoffs

After concluding the regular season with a scoreless tie against Haverford on Saturday, the Swarthmore woman’s soccer team (11-5-1, 6-3-1 Centennial Conference) moved on to the postseason. The Garnet’s conference record was good for a tie for 4th place with Muhlenberg College (8-8-2, 6-3-1 Conference). However, since the Mules defeated Swarthmore in their sole match… Keep Reading


During Fall Break, Garnet Hit the Road

  The Garnet athletic teams didn’t take a break from competition last week, as every team had at least one major event. For the cross-country and field hockey teams, this sets up a thrilling finish to the regular season on Saturday. Both the men’s and women’s cross-country teams competed in the Princeton Invitational on Oct… Keep Reading


Volleyball Rolls Through Fall Break Play

  While the majority of Swatties may have been relaxing over fall break, the Swarthmore women’s volleyball team kept themselves busy, racking up wins, hitting milestones and bringing themselves closer to the conference playoffs. In the short span of a week, they pulled away with wins against McDaniel and Muhlenberg, along with wins against Smith… Keep Reading


Volleyball Rediscovers Winning Ways

The Swarthmore College women’s volleyball team halted its two-match losing streak last week, going 2-1 in three matches while picking up crucial conference victories over Washington College and Gettysburg.After rattling off nine straight wins between September 2 and September 22, the Garnet matched its best start in program history when it began 10-1 in 2010… Keep Reading


Garnet Escape Close Calls

With two hard-fought wins, Swarthmore field hockey is finding itself in playoff contention for the first time in years. Victories against Washington (3-2) and Gettysburg (3-2, OT) give the Garnet a 3-3 record in Centennial Conference play. It seemed the team had waited to the last minute to strike against Washington, coming from behind to… Keep Reading

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