Swarthmore Athletics Sweeps the Week

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Swarthmore women’s soccer wins Brick City Classic

Men’s and Women’s Cross Country:

Both the men’s and women’s cross country teams participated in an Alumni Meet on Saturday, Sept. 10. Their next meet is the Mainline Invitational in Haverford, PA, on Friday, Sept. 16. 

Men’s Soccer:

Swarthmore: 4, Juniata College: 2

Swarthmore men’s soccer took to the road and bested Juniata College on their home turf on Saturday, Sept. 10. After the Garnet took a two-goal lead in the first half, Juniata managed to tie up the score early in the second half. Undeterred, the Garnet put away two more goals in the last 30 minutes to secure a win.

Notable Players: Freddie Lin ’24 scored the first goal for the Garnet. Antonio Callegari ’24 scored the second, with Grant Nguyen ’25 and Oliver Clackson ’24 scoring goals three and four to solidify the victory. 

Swarthmore: 2, Kean University: 1

Swarthmore men’s soccer defeated a tough competitor on Clothier Field Wednesday night. They are set to play their first conference game against Johns Hopkins University this Saturday, Sept. 16.

Notable Players: Brandon Cramblit ’24 and Toshiro Kenney ’26 had the Garnet’s two goals of the match.

Women’s Soccer:

Swarthmore: 2, William Paterson University: 0

On Saturday, Sept. 10, Swarthmore women’s soccer preserved their undefeated record. The first goal came late in the first half. The second goal followed its momentum, coming just three minutes after the second half began. 

Notable Players: Anwyn Urquhart ’23 scored the first goal of the match. First-time goal scorer, Jacinta Fernandes-Brough ’24, scored the second. Goalkeeper Lillian Keller ’23 had a hard-earned shutout, making a total of eleven saves.

Swarthmore: 5, Rutgers-Newark University: 0

Swarthmore women’s soccer added yet another victory to their undefeated season, beating Rutgers-Newark handily on Sunday, Sept. 11. Not only did the Garnet win the game, but they also took home the Brick City Classic trophy from the weekend’s tournament. This result gave the Garnet a 5-0-0 overall record. 

Notable Players: Jacinta Fernandes-Brough ’24 had two of the match’s five goals and was named All Tournament Team for the Brick City Classic. Kim Kockenmeister ’23 scored the first goal of the game and was also named All Tournament Team.

Swarthmore: 2, Moravian University: 0

Swarthmore women’s soccer tallied another big win Wednesday night, giving them an impressive 6-0 record. They are bringing great momentum into the weekend, where they will face a tough opponent, Christopher Newport University, this Saturday, Sept. 16.

Notable Players: Keren Maze ’25, although a center back, scored a tremendous goal off of a corner kick in the first half. Allie Zitelli ’25 secured Garnet victory in the second half with a low and driven shot.

Field Hockey:

Swarthmore: 3, Stevens Institute of Technology: 0

Swarthmore’s field hockey now holds a 3-1 record after defeating Stevens Institute of Technology at home on Saturday, Sept. 10. The Garnet scored once late in the first quarter and twice more in the fourth quarter to seal a solid win.

Notable Players: Katherine Kohn ’25 had two goals and one assist in the game. Goalkeeper Cassandra Conklin ’26 made two great saves, securing a shutout.

Volleyball:

Swarthmore: 3, Clark University: 0

Swarthmore bested Clark University on Friday, Sept. 9, in their first match of the Garnet Invitational. Swarthmore narrowly won the first and second sets, 25-22 and 25-23. However, they dominated the third set 25-13 to take the 3-0 victory.

Notable Players: On offense, Trisha Razdan ’25 had thirteen kills, and Dani Pena ’24 had 20 assists. Defensively, Ellie Streeper ’26 and Kaylee Zhang ’24 had nine digs each.

Swarthmore: 3, Kean University: 1

In the second match of the Garnet Invitational, Swarthmore defeated Kean University in four sets. Swarthmore took the opening set 25-22, but narrowly lost the second set 25-23. The Garnet responded with vengeance and handily won sets three and four, 25-16 and 25-15. 

Notable Players: Offensively, Trisha Razdan ’25 had fifteen kills and three aces. Kaylee Zhang ’24 had fourteen kills and six aces. Defensively, Zindzhi Montgomery ’26 had four blocks.

Swarthmore: 3, Salisbury University: 0

Swarthmore swept the Garnet Invitational with a third and final victory over Salisbury University on Saturday night, Sept. 10. Their record is now 5-2. 

Notable Players: Offensively, Chloe Mayhue ’23 and Kaylee Zhang ’24 each had ten kills. Defensively, Ellie Streeper ’26 logged twenty digs.

Golf:

Swarthmore at The Gauntlet

Swarthmore men’s golf began their fall season this past weekend at The Gauntlet on Dauphin Highlands Golf Course. After two rounds of play, the Garnet team finished with a score of 296, coming in 12th place overall.

Notable Players: Ben Lee ’24, Chad Kemmerer ’25, and Alex Cheriel ’24 all tied for 35th place overall. They also tied for the Garnet’s lowest two-round score.

Swarthmore at the Elizabethtown Fall Invitational

Swarthmore men’s golf finished second out of twelve teams this Wednesday, Sept. 14, at the Elizabethtown Fall Invitational, with a total team score of 314. Their next competition is at the Ursinus Fall Classic on Sept. 27.

Notable Players: Jackson Murphy ’24 was co-champion of the Invitational with a score 74 (+3). Ben Lee ’24 finished in the top three. 

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