Swarthmore Athletics Weekly Recap:

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Swarthmore College: 0, Johns Hopkins University: 3

Swarthmore volleyball traveled to Johns Hopkins University for the Centennial Conference semifinals on Friday evening. The Garnet narrowly lost all three sets: 25-21 in the first, 25-19 in the second, and 25-18 in the third. The loss at Baltimore, MD, ended the Garnet’s run in the conference tournament.

Notable Players: Angelina Heminway ’26 led the Garnet offense with six kills and a .267 hitting percentage. Ellie Streeper ’26 led the defense with a match-high 23 digs.

Men’s Cross Country:

Swarthmore men’s cross country competed at the NCAA Metro Regionals on Saturday morning in Glassboro, NJ. With four runners in the top-35 and four all-region selections, Swarthmore placed sixth overall out of 25 teams.

Notable Runners: Cohen Manges ’27, the Centennial Conference Rookie of the Year, placed fifth with a personal record of 24:59.1, earning an all-region selection and qualifying for the NCAA Championships. Sam Brody ’24 also set a personal record with a time of 25:37.6, securing twentieth place and his second-career all-region selection. Colin DeLaney ’25 and Ben Rosin ’25 finished in 32nd and 33rd respectively, earning all-region selections.

Women’s Cross Country:

Swarthmore women’s cross country traveled to Glassboro, NJ, for the NCAA Metro Regionals on Saturday morning. The Garnet secured seventh place out of 28 teams.

Notable Runners: Olivia Montini ’26 crossed in sixth place with a time of 22:11.7, earning All-Region status and qualifying for the NCAA Championships. 

Women’s Soccer:

Swarthmore College: 0, Bowdoin College: 1

Swarthmore women’s soccer fell to Bowdoin College in the first round of the NCAA tournament, hosted by William Smith College in Geneva, NY. The first half ended 0-0; however, the Polar Bears scored early in the second half and limited the Garnet’s chances. Swarthmore ended the season with a 12-4-2 overall record.  

Notable Players: Lila Travers ’26 made seven saves. Ava Gizzie ’27 and Veronica Gibbons ’24 each had two shots.

Men’s Basketball:

Swarthmore College: 56, Washington University in St. Louis: 76

Swarthmore men’s basketball traveled to New York University over the weekend to compete in the NYU Scholars Classic. The Garnet fell to the No. 22-ranked Washington University in their season opener on Saturday night. 

Notable Players: Michael Caprise ’24 and Eddie Paquette ’26 led the Garnet offense with sixteen and fourteen points, respectively. Caprise also had five rebounds and three assists.

Swarthmore College: 71, New York University: 70

Swarthmore men’s basketball defeated No. 9-ranked New York University on Sunday evening in the final game of the NYU Scholars Classic. The Garnet earned the comeback win with a three-point buzzer beater. 

Notable Players: Vinny DeAngelo ’24 banked the game-winning, three-pointer with four seconds left in the game. Caprise led the offense with nineteen points and ten rebounds.

Swarthmore College: 82, Cabrini University: 76

Swarthmore men’s basketball faced Cabrini University on Wednesday night in Radnor, PA. The Garnet defeated the Cavaliers after trailing 38-35 in the first half. The game remained close the entire second half. The Garnet will face DeSales University on Saturday at home.

Notable Players: Caprise led the Garnet offense with nineteen points, and Cal Hanson ’26 added eighteen of his own.

Women’s Basketball:

Swarthmore College: 48, Widener University: 57

Swarthmore women’s basketball traveled to Chester, PA, for their season opener on Wednesday night. The Garnet narrowly fell to Widener University, an out-of-conference opponent. They will face Emory University and Maryville College at the Emory Tip-Off Classic this weekend.

Notable Players: Alyssa Hayashi ’25 led the Garnet offense with ten points, while Norah Wingfield ’25 and Carly Murphy ’27 each had eight. Anna Hansson ’26 was a force on defense with a career-high of five blocks. 

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