Sports Update 9/7

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.


Women’s Soccer Swarthmore 2, Albright 0
Volleyball Swarthmore 3, Bates 2
Colby 3, Swarthmore 1
Bowdoin 3, Swarthmore 1
Men’s Soccer #24 Swarthmore 5, St. Mary’s (Md.) 1
Women’s Tennis hosted Swat Invitational

WOMEN’S SOCCER: Mills Produces Two Scores, Garnet Remain Undefeated

SWARTHMORE, Pa. — Swarthmore sophomore Elizabeth Mills scored both goals in a 2-0 Garnet victory over Albright in non-conference women’s soccer action at Clothier Field Friday night. Swarthmore (3-0) ran its unbeaten streak to six games and have yet to give up a goal in 2008.

VOLLEYBALL: Garnet Pick Up First Victory on Tour de Maine

WATERVILLE/BRUNSWICK, Maine — Swarthmore senior outside hitter Jen Wang posted a team high 52 kills while freshman Genny Pazzola averaged nearly 19 digs over three matches in a weekend trip to Maine. The Garnet picked up the season’s first victory at the seventh annual Colby Invitational, a 3-2 (21-25, 25-23, 22-25, 29-27, 16-14) decision over Bates, before dropping the afternoon match, 3-1 (25-21, 25-23, 26-28, 25-16), to host Colby. The Garnet completed the weekend at Bowdoin, falling 3-1 (19-25, 25-17, 25-19, 25-16) despite 14 kills from Pezzola.

MEN’S SOCCER: Seniors Kick Garnet To Win Over Seahawks

SWARTHMORE, Pa. — 24th-ranked Swarthmore men’s soccer team (2-0-1) continued their unbeaten streak, downing St. Mary’s [Md.] (1-2-1) 5-1 on Sunday afternoon at Clothier Field. It was a sucessful day for three seniors as Evan Nesterak, Ladule Lako Lo Sarah and Jason Thrope (first career) all notched goals for the Garnet.

WOMEN’S TENNIS: Garnet Tennis Makes Fall Impression

SWARTHMORE, Pa. — Junior Rachel Wallwork won a pair of singles matches and teamed with Rose Durbin to reach the consolation doubles final at the Swarthmore Invitational.

Upcoming Contests:

Field Hockey at Neumann Tues., Sept. 9 at 4:00 pm
Men’s Soccer at Eastern Wed., Sept. 10 at 4:00 pm
Volleyball at Moravian Wed., Sept. 10 at 7:00 pm
Women’s Soccer hosts Eastern Fri., Sept. 12 at 7:00 pm

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