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Athlete of the week: Tess Wild ’19

Swarthmore women’s lacrosse has been off to a hot start this season. The team’s record currently stands at 4-0 as their season’s pace kicks up, with conference play beginning next week. Tess Wild ʼ19 has been key to the Garnet’s success so far. The junior from Warminster, Pa. leads the team in both goals and… Keep Reading

Sports/Spring/Women

Softball travels to Florida for Spring Break

“Saddle up, saddle up,” shouted Swarthmore softball’s bench as the Edgewood pitcher began her windup to batter Kennedy Kings ’20. Kings had celebrated her twentieth birthday the day before at a Texas Roadhouse with the tradition of having the birthday girl ride a saddle while the whole restaurant yells “saddle up,” so naturally the team… Keep Reading

Sports/Women

Women’s lacrosse rolls into the 2018 season

Swarthmore women’s lacrosse had their first game of the 2018 season this past Monday, resulting in their first win of the season. With less than a month until conference play begins, women’s lacrosse is using every non-conference game to help them prepare for the upcoming season. Having lost only one senior last year, women’s lacrosse… Keep Reading

Men/Season/Sports

Understanding Spin Rate And Baseball’s Tech Upgrade

Over the past several years, the art of throwing a baseball has undergone some pretty drastic changes. When it comes to both training and mechanics — the actual technique used to throw a pitch — a new wave of science and technology has arrived that has replaced some traditional methods. For the last century, the… Keep Reading

Women

Lacrosse Teams Travel to Prepare for Conference Play

While most students departed for their personal spring break vacations, both the Men’s and Women’s Lacrosse teams embarked on the long-awaited spring break trips to the warmer weather of the South. After a blowout 17-2 victory over DeSales University on the frigid rain-soaked, frigid Clothier Field, the next day, March 4, the women’s team travelled… Keep Reading

Women

Women’s Tennis Heads South For Texas

While some sports teams play a few easier teams over spring break, the Women’s Tennis team traveled to Texas to take on some nationally ranked powerhouses and managed to play right along with them. Taking a break from the wintery weather of the North, the Women’s Tennis team played Southwestern University, #39 University of Texas-Tyler,… Keep Reading

Columns/Sports/Women

Spring Break Brings Success For Swat Softball

Swarthmore’s Softball Team kicked their season off in full gear during their spring break trip to Fort Myers, Florida. The team started the trip on March 5 with an early double-header. Stellar pitching from Emily Bowman ’18 led the team to a dominating 8-0 victory over Albion College. Bowman had nine strikeouts in the outing… Keep Reading

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