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Youth Movement Underway in Women’s Soccer

When the Swarthmore Garnet (5-3-0) took on the Johns Hopkins Blue Jays (7-2-1) last Saturday in Baltimore, their starting eleven featured two first-years and four sophomores. Normally, a lineup so young is characteristic of a rebuilding team, one that ought to struggle to win half its matches, and one that should certainly pose no threat… Keep Reading

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Streaking Volleyball Too Much for Dickinson

According to coach Harleigh Chwastyk, success “starts with the first pass.”And with that first pass, the Swarthmore women’s volleyball team propelled themselves past the Dickinson Red Devils on Saturday afternoon in straight sets – 25-3, 25-17, and 25-10. The Garnet are now riding on a nine-game, 27-set winning streak that has only been matched once, by… Keep Reading

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Men’s, Women’s Tennis Are Strong in Tournament Play

The Swarthmore men’s and women’s tennis teams each had successful weekends, winning several matches in elimination-style tournament play. The men hosted the Tim Berman Invitational and sent players to the Saint Joseph’s Invitational, while the women competed in the USTA-ITA Southeast Regional Woman’s Championship, held at the University of Mary Washington. The men sent Irving… Keep Reading

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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

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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

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