Sports Update 4/19

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 Tennis Swarthmore 9, F&M 0
Women’s Tennis Swarthmore 7, F&M 2
Softball F&M 1, Swarthmore 0
Swarthmore 4, F&M 0
Baseball Gettysburg, Swarthmore
Gettysburg, Swarthmore
Women’s Lacrosse Swarthmore 17, Haverford 16 OT
Men’s Lacrosse #2 Gettysburg 13, Swarthmore 5
Track & Field at Widener Invitational

MEN’S TENNIS: Garnet Sew Up Playoff Berth
The Garnet men’s tennis team clinched its first-ever Centennial Conference Championship berth Saturday afternoon, rolling to a 9-0 win at Franklin & Marshall.

SOFTBALL: Garnet Strike Gold With Playoff Berth
The Swarthmore softball team topped the 20-win mark and reached the Conference playoffs for the third consecutive year, splitting a pair of Centennial games with visiting Franklin & Marshall on Senior Day Saturday afternoon at Clothier Fields.

WOMEN’S TENNIS: Garnet Sweep Doubles in Central PA
Rachel Wallwork ’10, Jennie Park ’09, Erica Lukoski ’08 and Kearney Bangs ’10 were all double-winners as the Swarthmore women’s tennis team (11-4, 9-1 CC) defeated Franklin & Marshall 7-2 in Centennial Conference action Saturday.

BASEBALL: Garnet Rally Falls Short
Swarthmore sophomore Matt Corso drove in a career-high six runs and freshman Ben Schneiderman had a career day, going 4-for-6 with three runs scored and two stolen bases yet the Gettysburg Bullets (16-19, 8-8 CC) swept the Swarthmore Garnet (8-19, 2-14 CC) with scores of 12-1 and 17-16 in Centennial Conference baseball action on Saturday afternoon at Kirchhoff Field.

WOMEN’S LACROSSE: Muller Time On Main Line
Swarthmore sophomore Abbe Muller scored the game winning goal in overtime to have the Garnet beat Haverford with final score 17-16 in Centennial Conference women’s lacrosse action on a sunny Saturday afternoon at the Class of ’88 Field.

MEN’S LACROSSE: #2 Bullets Ride Second Half to Victory
Swarthmore’s Tyler Bradshaw ’10 scored two goals while senior Ivano Ventresca added a goal and an assist as the Garnet men’s lacrosse team fell to #2 Gettysburg 13-5 on Saturday afternoon.

TRACK & FIELD: Garnet Duo Run Third
Swarthmore junior Cait Mullarkey (800 meters) and sophomore Nyika Corbett (5,000 meters) finished third in their respective races at the Widener Open this past weekend.

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