Sports Update 10/27

Editor’s note: This article was initially published in The Daily Gazette, Swarthmore’s online, daily newspaper founded in Fall 1996. As of Fall 2018, the DG has merged with The Phoenix. See the about page to read more about the DG.


F. Hockey: Swarthmore 3, Franklin & Marshall 1
Volleyball: Franklin & Marshall 3, Swarthmore 2
W. Soccer: Swarthmore 2, Franklin & Marshall 0
Cross Country Men: Placed 5th at Centennial Championships
Women: Placed 5th at Centennial Championships

FIELD HOCKEY: Swat Picks Up Season-Ending Win

SWARTHMORE, Pa. – Swarthmore celebrated Senior Day by beating Franklin & Marshall 3-1 at Clothier Field on Saturday afternoon. Alex Gilbert-Bono ’10 made her first two goals of the season. Devon Novotnak ’11 scored off a rebound during the second half. The Swarthmore field hockey team concluded the 2007 season with a record of 6-11 overall, 3-7 CC.

VOLLEYBALL: Records Fall as Dips Top Garnet

SWARTHMORE, Pa. – Swarthmore volleyball closed off its 2007 season with a tough 3-2 loss to visiting Franklin & Marshall Saturday afternoon at Tarble Pavilion. Libero Erin Heaney ’09 set a new season-standard for digs while outside hitter Jen Wang ’09 tied the mark for kills in a season. The Garnet finish the season at 9-18, 4-6 CC.


SWARTHMORE, Pa. – Kirsten Peterson ’11 scored both goals for the Garnet (12-2-1, 7-2-1) during a Saturday afternoon home match against Franklin & Marshall (8-6-2, 5-5 CC). In the first half Peterson scored the game winner off a cross from classmate Hannah Purkey. Scoring her fourth goal of the season later in the day, Peterson bounced one over the Diplomat goalie to make the final score 2-0, Swarthmore.

CROSS COUNTRY: Swarthmore Takes 5th for Both Men and Women
LANCASTER, Pa. – The Garnet cross country teams followed the pre-season predictions as both the men and women placed fifth at the Centennial Conference Championships hosted by Franklin & Marshall Saturday morning.

Upcoming Events:

Men’s Soccer: at Haverford Sun., Oct. 28 at 1:00 p.m.

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