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Women’s Basketball Outrunning the Pack

While most of the Swarthmore community relaxed over the semester break, the Swarthmore basketball teams remained hard at work. The women’s team entered 2013 unbeaten and has hardly missed a beat since they resumed play on New Year’s Day. After losing narrowly to Springfield College, the Garnet proceeded to win seven of their next eight… Keep Reading


Swimming Maintains Strong Start to Season

The Swarthmore men’s and women’s swimming teams each continued their strong starts to their seasons last weekend at the Swarthmore Invitational. Both teams finished in second place at the invitational, which featured teams from five schools. For the women, leading the way was sensation Kate Wiseman ’15. Wiseman took first place in the 200 yard… Keep Reading


Men’s Basketball Struggle to Score Victories

The Swarthmore men’s basketball team came oh-so-close to winning their first game of the season against Ursinus on Saturday. Unfortunately, close only counts in horseshoes and hand grenades, and the Garnet fell 82-79 in overtime. With the loss, Swarthmore fell to 0-6, 0-3 in Centennial Conference play. The Garnet came out swinging against the Bears… Keep Reading


Men’s Basketball Opens New Season

There is a newfound energy in the Swarthmore men’s basketball team. Anyone who saw the team in the weight room all fall could feel it, and anyone who happened to be in the vicinity of the gym at 9 AM every Sunday morning in November could feel it too. The message rang loud and clear… Keep Reading

Athlete of the Week/Men/Sports/Winter

Jake Benveniste

Jake Benveniste Jr., Men’s Swimming, Redlands, Calif. WHAT HE’S DONE: Won the 100 fly to spark the Garnet pulling away in their 125-80 win over Franklin and Marshall. FAVORITE CAREER MOMENT: At Conferences freshman year, earning the 1650 and 1000 records in one race. SEASON GOALS: Personal Bests in the 100 fly, 200 fly, 500… Keep Reading


Swimming Makes Big Splash in Season Opener

In their first meet of the season on Nov. 2, the men and women’s swim teams pulled out huge wins over McDaniel, easing by with room to spare with scores of 119-86 and 112-93, respectively. Both the men and women’s 200-yard medley relay teams opened the meet with strong performances; Stan Le ’14, Daniel Duncan… Keep Reading

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