Sports Update 10/11

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W. Soccer Swarthmore 2, Bryn Mawr 0
F. Hockey Dickinson 4, Swarthmore 0
X. Country Fifth at DeSales Invitiational (MEN)
Volleyball Dickinson 3, Swarthmore 1
M. Soccer Swarthmore 3, Ursinus 1

WOMEN’S SOCCER: Swarthmore Mills Smooth Win Over Owls

SWARTHMORE, Pa. — Garnet sophomores Elizabeth Mills and Hannah Purkey scored goals as Swarthmore defeated Bryn Mawr 2-0 in Centennial women’s soccer action Thursday night at Clothier Field. It is the 13th consecutive victory for Swarthmore (8-2, 4-1 CC) over the Owls.

FIELD HOCKEY: Devils Stymie Swat Hockey

CARLISLE, Pa. — The Dickinson field hockey team scored two goals in each period on their way to a 4-0 win over visiting Swarthmore in Centennial Conference action Saturday afternoon. The Garnet, playing their fifth road contest in six opportunities, slip to 5-9 overall and 1-5 in the Centennial despite seven saves from goalie Katie Ashmore ’11.

CROSS COUNTRY: Hodson Leads Harriers

ALLENTOWN, Pa. — Swarthmore senior Dan Hodson ran fifth out of 180 competitors at the DeSales Invitational, leading the Garnet men’s cross country team to a fifth-place finish on Saturday morning.

VOLLEYBALL: Red Devils Swat Garnet

CARLISLE, Pa. — Swarthmore senior outside hitter Jen Wang posted her 13th double-double of the season and classmate Erin Heaney contributed 22 digs in Centennial volleyball action at Dickinson College Saturday afternoon.

MEN’S SOCCER: Nesterak Nets Pair, Garnet Roll Past Bears

SWARTHMORE, Pa. — Garnet senior forward Evan Nesterak scored twice to lead Swarthmore (9-2-1) to a 3-1 win over Centennial-foe Ursinus in men’s soccer action at Clothier Field Saturday night.

Upcoming Contests:

W. Soccer at Redlands (CA) Mon., Oct. 13 at 7:00 pm (PCT)
F. Hockey hosts Muhlenberg Wed., Oct. 15 at 4:00 pm
W. Soccer hosts Muhlenberg Wed., Oct. 15 at 7:00 pm

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