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Cutler’s Mentality Not the Problem

Two years ago, Jay Cutler pulled out of the NFC Championship game with a sprained MCL. Cutler was withdrawn from the biggest game of his career after a dismal first half against the Packers, having had shown little hope of improving. But because Cutler is such a polarising figure, his withdrawal was seen by many… 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

Athlete of the Week/Sports

Stephanie Chia

Stephanie Chia Sr., Pleasantville, N.Y. FAVORITE CAREER MOMENT: Before this weekend I had never gotten a set off a Hopkins player, so the win was very exciting. SEASON GOAL: Just to keep working on expanding my game. Hopefully I’ll finally learn how to volley. FAVORITE SURFACE: Hard court. FAVORITE SWARTHMORE TRADITION: My new favorite tradition:… Keep Reading

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