Monday, April 27, 1998

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The Daily Gazette

Swarthmore College
Monday, April 27, 1998
Volume 2, Number 126

NEWS IN BRIEF

1)  Today’s campus events

2)  World news headlines

SPORTS IN BRIEF

1)  Women’s ultimate performs well at regionals

2)  Women’s tennis at Centennial Conference Championships

3)  Softball crushes Haverford, drops two to Western Maryland

4)  Women’s lacrosse takes out Western Maryland

5)  Men’s lacrosse loses to Haverford

6)  Baseball splits double bill with Haverford

7)  Track and field performs well at Penn Relays

8)  Hood Trophy race

9) Upcoming Events

WEATHER FORECAST

Today:     A bit sunny, windy. High near 60.
    Schizophrenia:  coexistence of disparate or antagonistic activities.
Tonight:   Clear. Low around 40.
    Hey SAC: Live Swing Jazz + Loud Hip-Hop Remixes = Bad Party.
Tuesday:  Sunny. High of 60.

NEWS REPORT

1)  Today’s campus events

Lecture: “Jews in Germany after the Shoah: The Future of an Illusion?” by
Frederich Lubich
Kohlberg 330, 4:15 p.m.

Lecture: “Geography of Plot…” by Franco Moretti, Professor of English and
Comparative Literature at Columbia University
Kohlberg Scheuer Room, 7:30 p.m.

Roadmark Open Reading
Kohlberg 228, 8 p.m.

*****

2)  World news headlines

Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chretien visits Cuba; meets Castro at airport

Relatives are planning a public funeral in Nashville, TN for James Earl
Ray, convicted assassin of Martin Luther King, Jr.

In pivotal German state election, right wing party makes serious gains,
while party of Chancellor Kohl falls to mainstream Social Democrats

Pennsylvania town still in shock over shooting at eighth grade graduation
dance where 14 year-old boy shot and killed a teacher and wounded two
classmates

Sierra Club decided not to adopt a policy which would encourage immigration
restrictions in order to reduce pressures on US natural resources

Indian police arrested the three remaining Tibetan hunger strikers, forcing
them to a hospital and ending their 49-day fast

Houston, TX affirmative action director resigned after  firestorm
surrounding remarks in which she referred to a city council member who
suffers from Dwarfism as a “midget”

*****

SPORTS UPDATE

1)  Women’s ultimate performs well at regionals

The women’s ultimate team traveled to Princeton this weekend for the
Mid-Atlantic Regionals. This was the first time that the four-year old team
ever qualified for the prestigious tournament. The Garnet was the youngest
team at the competition but held its own, placing 6th out of 7 teams.
Amanda Hourihan ’98 stated “this is the best we’ve ever done. The other
teams were complimenting us on how far we’ve come.”

Ultimate scores:
Swarthmore 6, Rutgers 11
Swarthmore 9, East Carolina University 11
Swarthmore 5, Princeton 11
Swarthmore 11, University of Delaware 2
Swarthmore 9, East Caroline University 11
Swarthmore 11, UNC Chapel Hill 5
Swarthmore awarded Princeton a forfeit

*****

2)  Women’s tennis at Centennial Conference Championships

Freshman Jen Pao ’01 made it all the way to the finals in singles action
before falling 6-4, 6-3 to a player from Franklin and Marshall. Krista
Hollis ’01 reached the semi-finals before falling to the eventual champion.
In doubles action, Laura Brown ’00 and Rani Shankar ’98 reached the
semi-finals before falling to the eventual champions.

*****

3)  Softball crushes Haverford, drops two to Western Maryland

The softball team played four games in two days this weekend, starting off
with a double victory in their double-header at Haverford on Saturday. The
Garnet took the first game on the strength of senior Dana “I can pitch 36
innings in a day” Lehman’s arm and fellow senior Michelle Walsh’s 3 run
home run, 3 runs scored day. MB Alvarez ’98 smacked in 3 RBI’s with a base
clearing double. In the second game, Walsh went 2-3 with 2 RBI’s while
Heather Marandola ’01 was 2-4 with a run scored as the Garnet went on to
win 3-2. Kate Fama ’01 picked up the win with robo-pitcher Lehman getting
the save. On Sunday the Garnet were felled by Western Maryland 6-2 and 13-4
with Lehman pitching both to finish her career. Walsh had her second 3 run
homer in as many days in the second game.

*****

4)  Women’s lacrosse takes out Western Maryland

The women’s lacrosse team beat Western Maryland 9-8 Saturday on a game
winning goal by Holly Baker ’99. Baker and Alicia Googins ’00 each had 3
goals and 1 assist, while Betsy Rosenbaum ’98 added 1 goal and 3 assists.
The Garnet are 9-5 overall, 5-4 in Centennial Conference play.

*****

5)  Men’s lacrosse loses to Haverford

The men’s lacrosse team lost to Haverford 13-4 Saturday afternoon. Mike
Lloyd ’01, Marcus Shin ’00, Adam Dickinson ’00, and Mark Dingfeld ’01 each
scored for the Garnet. The men finished their season at 3-12 overall, 1-5
in the Centennial Conference.

*****

6)  Baseball splits double bill with Haverford

The baseball team split a double-header with Haverford 2-4, 4-2 Saturday.
In the second game, Rob Castellucci ’01 hit a 2 run homer in the second
inning. The Garnet snapped a 22 game losing streak with the victory.

*****

7)  Track and field performs well at Penn Relays

The women’s 1600 meter relay team broke both school and conference records
at the Penn Relays on Thursday, winning their heat in a time of 4:01.10.
The women edged out Dickinson College for the win. The team consisted of
Stephanie Herring ’99, Desiree Peterkin ’00, Danielle Duffy ’98 and
Catherine Laine ’98. The women’s 400 meter relay squad as well as both of
the men’s relays had personal records for the season. Saturday ,at the
Blue/ Grey Classic at Moravian, Herring won the 400 meter hurdles.

*****

8)  Hood Trophy race

The Garnet lead the Hood Trophy race 8.5 to 7.5 over Haverford with three
events remaining. Women’s lacrosse will travel to Haverford on Tuesday
while the men’s and women’s track and field teams will compete at the
Centennial Conference championships on Saturday and Sunday.

*****

9) Upcoming Events

TODAY
There are no contests scheduled for tomorrow.

TOMORROW
Women’s lacrosse travels to Haverford for their last game of the season.
The game begins at 4:00 p.m.

*****

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