Weekend Recap

Golf

On Saturday, September 25, Swarthmore College men’s golf placed fourth at the Golden Oaks Shootout at the Golden Oaks Golf Club. Swarthmore will compete next at the McDaniel Invitational on October 9 at Bridges Golf Club.

Notable Players: Alex Cheriel ’24 shot a 149 for an eighth place finish at the event. Michael Brown ’22 shot a total of 152 over the two-day event, with a 77 on Friday and a 75 on Saturday. Samuel Bartolone ’25 tied for 25th with a total of 154. Ankur Malik ’22, with a 156, and Jackson Murphy ’24, with a 161, rounded out the Garnet top five.

Field Hockey

Johns Hopkins: 2, Swarthmore: 0

Swarthmore College field hockey played No. 2 Johns Hopkins University this past Saturday in the opening game of Centennial Conference competition at Clothier Field Stadium. The Garnet fell to Hopkins 2-0, to position them at 5-2 and 0-1 in the Centennial Conference record, while the Blue Jays hold 8-0 and 1-0 in conference play. About mid-way through the first quarter, Swarthmore had an opportunity to take a penalty corner. The Garnet also earned a penalty corner in the 33rd minute, followed by a penalty stroke in the 42nd. Swarthmore will return to play on Saturday, October 2, against Gettysburg College.

Notable Players: Victoria Kimmel ’25 saved six shots on goal in the cage. Samantha Meacock ’22 also took a penalty stroke on Hopkins which went just right of the cage. 

Volleyball

Johns Hopkins: 3, Swarthmore: 0

Swarthmore College volleyball fell in three sets (12-25, 14-25, 19-25) to No. 1 Johns Hopkins University on Saturday in the Centennial Conference opener at Tarble Pavilion. After winning four of the first five points in the first set, Hopkins began to pull away to secure the 25-12 win. The Garnet will compete again in Tarble Pavilion on Saturday, October 2 at 1 p.m. against Gettysburg College.

Notable Players: Trisha Razdan ’25 led the Garnet with seven kills and three digs, with Dani Pena ’24 collecting 16 assists and three digs. Kaylee Zhang ’24 and Sierra Tyson ’24 collected eight and seven digs, respectively. Additionally, Lucy Fetterman ’22 had a solo block, with Razdan, Grace Hegland ’24, Chloe Mayhue ’23, and Erin Kaye ’24 each adding a block assist for the Garnet.

Women’s Soccer

Swarthmore: 0, Gettysburg: 0

This past Saturday, Swarthmore College women’s soccer battled Gettysburg College to a 0-0 double overtime draw in Centennial Conference play on Clothier Field. As a result, the Garnet moved to 1-2-2 and 0-1-1 in league play, with Gettysburg falling 4-1-1 and 1-0-1 in conference play. During the game, Gettysburg took sixteen shots on goal, with Swarthmore totaling twelve. The Garnet will compete again tonight at 7 p.m., as they host Arcadia University in a make-up game from September 1.

Notable Players: Veronica Gibbons ’23, Amelia Mounts ’22, and Abby Chang ’25 all took two shots.

Men’s Soccer

Swarthmore: 2, Gettysburg: 1

This past Saturday, Swarthmore men’s soccer defeated Gettysburg College at Clothier Field. After both scoring within the first twelve minutes of the game, the two teams entered the second half in a 1-1 tie. After several shots, the Garnet scored their winning goal in the 86th minute. The Garnet will next compete this coming Saturday, October 2 at Clothier Field, facing McDaniel College at 7 p.m.

Notable Players: Joe Barile ’22 scored both of the Garnet’s goals, assisted by Woojin Shin ’22 in the first half. Charley Ward ’22 took four shots and Conor Gill ’22 took three shots.

Women’s Tennis

This past weekend, the Swarthmore women’s tennis team traveled to Fredericksburg, VA, to compete in the ITA Regional Championships. The Garnet advanced to the round of sixteen in one of the singles draws. Swarthmore’s participation in the ITAs concluded their Fall 2021 season. 

Notable Players: Jenny Lewis ’24 advanced to the round of sixteen in her singles draw. Daniela Padron-Castillo ’24 advanced to the second round of her singles draw. 

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