Swat Sports Update 8/30

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.


M.Cross Country: 8th place at Delaware Valley Invite
W.Cross Country: 2nd place at Delaware Valley Invite
Field Hockey: Swarthmore 4, Roanoke 3
M. Soccer: Swarthmore 0, Richard Stockton 0 2OT
W. Soccer: Swarthmore 5, Farmingdale State 0
Volleyball: Elizabethtown 3, Swarthmore 0
McDaniel 3, Swarthmore 1

Cross Country: Corbett Aids Team in 2nd Place Finish
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. — At the Delaware Valley Cross Country Invitational Meet, Swarthmore junior Nyika Corbett finished third overall to help the Garnet women’s cross country team place second as a team. The Garnet men completed the day finishing eighth overall on Saturday morning.

Field Hockey: Stone Collects Two Goals in Season-Opener
MADISON, N.J. – Swarthmore field hockey (1-0) opened their season with a last-minute goal from Natalie Stone ’09 to win 4-3 over Roanoke (0-1) at the Drew Fall Festival on the campus of Drew University Saturday afternoon.

Men’s Soccer: Weimer Saves the Day
SWARTHMORE, Pa. – As a result of the limited chances, Swarthmore and Richard Stockton saw its Saturday match ended in a double-overtime tie. Swarthmore goalie Zach Weimer ’10 kept the Garnet in the game with two jaw-dropping saves.

Women’s Soccer: Garnet Sing Same Old Tune in Season Opener
SWARTHMORE, Pa. – For the 13th consecutive season, the Swarthmore women’s soccer team opened up with a victory, this time getting two goals apiece from freshman Samantha Song and sophomore Megan Colombo to defeat Farmingdale State 5-0 at Clothier Field Saturday afternoon.

Volleyball: Swarthmore Drops Pair in Central Pa.
YORK, Pa. – Swarthmore senior Jen Wang posted a team-high 26 kills while freshman Genny Pezzola added 26 digs as the Garnet fell to Elizabethtown (3-0) and McDaniel (3-1) at the York Quad on Saturday.

Upcoming Events

Field Hockey vs. Cabrini (at Drew) Sun., Aug. 31 at 12:00 p.m.
W.Soccer hosts Moravian Sun., Aug. 31 at 3:00 p.m.


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