Weekend roundup

Men’s Baseball

The baseball team won its seventh straight game of the season with a score of 3-2 against Widener University on Tuesday. Luke Alventosa ’15 started the game, allowing one earned run in two innings of work. Aiden Miller ’17 recorded his third win for the season and Nate Booth ’16 picked up his fourth save.

Last week the team had a comeback win over Eastern University 9-7 in late game fashion. The team fell behind early in the game, but pulled together two runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to go ahead. Booth threw seven innings allowing two runs and striking out seven. Ryan Burnett ’15 was 4-5, scoring three runs on the afternoon.

On Wednesday night, the Garnet defeated Centenary College 1-0, and next plays a doubleheader against Dickinson at home on Saturday.

Women’s Lacrosse

The women’s lacrosse team recorded its second straight victory on Friday, beating Eastern University 15-9. Elyse Tierney ’15 scored five goals and Lizzie Kolln ’16 scored four goals. Connie Bowen ’16, who also won Centennial Conference Defensive Player of the Week, made four saves and was a big contributor to the team’s victory.

The team beat Ursinus on Saturday for their opening conference game 11-8. Tazmin Bailiff-Curtis ’16 and Bowen played well and were heavy contributors defensively.

The team defeated Bryn Mawr 21-3 on Wednesday night. They hope to add to their winning streak next Monday when they play Drew University at home at 7 p.m.

Men’s Lacrosse

The men’s lacrosse team lost its conference opener Saturday to Ursinus 13-5. The team had won four games in a row prior to the conference opener, but still had some significant highlights. Cole Fox ’17 turned away 11 shots, while Jack Ryan ’18 finished with six ground balls and three caused turnovers.

By the half, Ursinus had built a formidable 10-3 lead from which the Garnet were unable to record. Ursinus showed that it wanted to score more, as they outshot the Garnet 46-22.

The team traveled to Muhlenberg on Wednesday, where they took their game to overtime and won 8-7 after a goal by Ian Lukaszewicz ’15. Their next game is on Saturday at home against Misericordia University.

Men’s Tennis

The tennis team won their conference opener against Ursinus 9-0 on Thursday. Ari Cepelewicz ’18 and Mark Fallati ’18 competed at first doubles, winning their match 8-3. John Larkin ’17 and Blake Oetting ’18 won the second doubles match 8-2. Larkin competed at first singles and won decisively 6-3, 6-0.

The Garnet then beat DePauw University 6-3 on Saturday. Fallati and Cepelewicz won the first doubles match 8-5 and both Larkin and Oetting won their singles matches to secure the win.

The team fell to Kenyon College on Sunday by a score of 9-0, to bring their season record to 5-4.

Women’s Tennis

The women’s tennis team has gotten off to a hot start this year with a 5-2 record and a conference opening victory against McDaniel College on Sunday.

The team fell to Oberlin College the day before 4-1, but then regained its momentum the following day and came out strong against McDaniel.

Alli Wong ’17 and Maria Cuervo ’18 played the first doubles match and won decisively 8-1. Ashley Gao ’18 and Rachel Bronkema ’18 played the second doubles spot and earned a victory by a score of 8-2. Bronkema and Gao both won their singles matches as well. Bronkema defeated her opponent 6-2, 3-6, 10-4.

The team’s next match will be against Muhlenberg College on Friday here at Swarthmore at 4:30 p.m.

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