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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


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


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


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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