Sports Update 3/15

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.

Men’s Lacrosse Swarthmore 13, New England 4
Women’s Lacrosse Swarthmore 13, Gwynedd-Mercy 12
Softball Swarthmore 3, Wilson 0
Salisbury 7, Swarthmore 0
Women’s Tennis Swarthmore 7, Gettysburg 2
Swimming at NCAA Division III Swimming & Diving Championships

SWIMMING: Miller, Lewis Set Records with All-America Performance
Swarthmore sophomore Anne Miller and senior Jennie Lewis broke College and Centennial Conference records, and earned All-America status at the 2008 NCAA Division III Swimming & Diving Championships this weekend at the Corwin Nixon Aquatic Center on the campus of Miami (OH) University. Miller repeats as first-team All-America in the 200 butterfly and joins Lewis in earning All-America honorable mention in the 100 butterfly.

MEN’S LACROSSE: Swarthmore Wins Fourth in A Row
The Garnet men’s lacrosse team (4-0) used six points from sophomore Gavin Musynske and classmate Anthony Phalen’s first career hat-trick to roll to a 13-4 win over New England on the final day of spring break.

WOMEN’S LACROSSE: Garnet Win Big With Lucky 13
Swarthmore (2-2) used a last-minute goal to win, 13-12, over Gwynedd-Mercy (0-3) in the 2008 Women’s Lacrosse Tri-Co Invitational Saturday afternoon. Freshman Amy Vachal tallied a game-high four goals while Anna de Regt ’09 and Emily Evans ’11 added hat-tricks.

SOFTBALL: Zelaski Puts Up Donut, Garnet Split at Shore
Garnet junior pitcher Alexandra Zelaski tossed a two-hitter while freshman Melissa Emmerson and Maggie Vizcarra combined for three RBIs as Swarthmore defeated Wilson 3-0 in the opening round of the 2008 Sea Gull Tournament hosted by Salisbury College Saturday afternoon. The Garnet (3-5) fell to Salisbury 7-0 in the second game, as the host Sea Gulls (8-5) benefited from a six-run second inning.

WOMEN’S TENNIS: Garnet Shield Bullets
The Swarthmore (2-1, 2-0 CC) won 7-2 against Gettysburg (4-2, 0-1 CC) in Centennial Conference women’s tennis action on Saturday afternoon. Rachel Wallwork ’10, Jamie Midyette ’08 and Alexis Hickman ’11 each picked up wins in singles’ and doubles’ action.

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