Sports Update 11/1

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.


W. Soccer F&M 0, Swarthmore 0 2OT
Volleyball F&M 3, Swarthmore 2
F. Hockey F&M 3, Swarthmore 2
M. Soccer Swarthmore 1, Haverford 0

W.SOCCER: Garnet, Dips Fit To Be Tied

LANCASTER, Pa. — The Swarthmore women’s soccer concluded the 2008 regular season with its 10th shutout of the season, fighting to a 0-0 double overtime tie at Franklin & Marshall Saturday morning. The Garnet secure the No. 3 seed and will take on Dickinson in the upcoming Centennial Conference playoffs, set to take place in Baltimore on November 8-9.

MEN’S SOCCER: #17 Swarthmore Caps Best Regular Season With Win Over Fords

SWARTHMORE, Pa. — The Garnet men’s soccer team needed just one goal, a header from senior forward Evan Nesterak, to top long-time rival Haverford,1-0, in front of a packed house at Clothier Field. Swarthmore claims its 14th victory (ninth consecutive) in the regular season, both school records.

VOLLEYBALL: Wang Breaks Another Record in Five-Setter with Diplomats

LANCASTER, Pa. — Garnet senior outside hitter Jen Wang closed her collegiate career on a high note, breaking the school kill record Saturday morning at Franklin & Marshall College. Resilient Swarthmore took the Diplomats to the limit, falling 3-2 (25-16, 15-25, 20-25, 25-16, 15-12) in Centennial volleyball action Saturday morning.

FIELD HOCKEY: Diplomats Post Win Over Garnet in Season Finale

LANCASTER, Pa. — Swarthmore seniors Ashley Gunter and Natalie Stone scored goals in their final collegiate game as the Garnet field hockey dropped a 3-2 decision at Franklin & Marshall Saturday afternoon in Centennial Conference play.

X-COUNTRY: Swarthmore Trotters Compete at CC Championships

GETTYSBURG, Pa. — The Garnet cross country teams traveled to central Pennsylvania to race in the 2008 Centennial Conference Cross Country Championships hosted by Gettysburg College on a warm November day. The women placed fourth as a team (led by Melissa Frick ’12 in 8th) while the men registered a seventh-place finish (led by Erik Saka ’09 in 24th place).

Upcoming Events:

Swimming hosts Widener Wed., Nov. 5 at 6:30 pm
M. Soccer hosts Centennial Conference TBA
Championships W. Soccer at Centennial Conference TBA
Championships vs. Dickinson
X. Country at NCAA Mid-East Regionals Saturday, Nov. 15
in Waynesburg, Pa.
Swimming hosts McDaniel Sat, Nov. 25 at 2:00 pm

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