Sports Update 12/8

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.

W.Basketball: Swarthmore 56, Goucher 53
M.Basketball: Ursinus 68, Swarthmore 59
W. Swimming: Rowan 104, Swarthmore 101
M.Swimming: Rowan 125, Swarthmore 80

Women’s Basketball: Berk Scores 25 Points for Garnet Win
TOWSON, Md. – The Swarthmore women’s basketball team (3-4) made a last minute run to win 56-63 in a non-conference game against Goucher (4-4). Karen Berk ’08 had a double-double scoring a game high 25 points and grabbing 14 blocks. Marking her seventh double-double, Kathryn Stockbower ’11 had 14 total rebounds and scored 10 points.

Men’s Basketball: Garnet Fall to Ursinus
SWARTHMORE, Pa. – Ursinus senior guard Nick Shattuck scored 26 of his 32 points in the second half as the visiting Bears overcame a 14-point deficit and defeated the Garnet 68-59. Center Ian McCormick ’08 swatted three shots, moving him past Rob Ruffin ’92 and into the record books as the top shot-blocker in school history (149).

Swimming: Rowan Sweeps Garnet Swim Teams
SWARTHMORE, Pa. – Rowan University swimming swept Swarthmore Saturday afternoon at Ware Pool. The women (4-2) suffered a close defeat by the score of 104-101, while the men (2-4) lost 125-80. Anne Miller ’10 led the Garnet women by collecting victories in the 200 Freestyle and 100 Butterfly.

Upcoming Events
M. Basketball at Moravian Mon., Dec. 10 @ 7:30 p.m.
W. Basketball at Bryn Mawr Tues., Dec. 11 @ 7:00 p.m.


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