Swarthmore Athletics Weekly Recap:

Swarthmore Athletics


Swarthmore College: 13, Stockton University: 9

Swarthmore baseball defeated Stockton University on Friday afternoon in an eight-inning game, recording its first home victory of the season. The Garnet scored an impressive six runs in the second inning and five runs in the fifth inning. Swarthmore had thirteen runs off of twelve hits.

Notable Players: Matthew Silvestre ’25 had a team-high three runs-batted-in and one run. Aidan Sullivan ’26 had three runs and two stolen bases.

Swarthmore College: 14, Ramapo College: 8

Swarthmore baseball defeated Ramapo College, 14-8, in their first game of the double-header on Saturday afternoon. The game was scoreless until the fifth inning when each team tallied a run. The Garnet broke away in the seventh inning with an impressive ten-run campaign.

Notable Players: Xavier Taylor ’26 recorded three runs and two hits off three at-bats. Benjamin Buchman ’25 had four runs batted in.

Swarthmore College: 6, Ramapo College: 5

Swarthmore baseball beat Ramapo College, 6-5, in their second game of the double-header on Saturday, sweeping the Roadrunners. Ramapo took the lead in the third inning with three runs and added another in the fourth and fifth innings; however, the Garnet responded with one run in the bottom of the fourth and four runs in the fifth inning. Ramapo remained scoreless the rest of the game, while the Garnet added a run in the seventh inning to secure victory.

Notable Players: Max Roffwarg ’25 tallied two runs in two at-bats. Sullivan recorded two runs and one hit in two at-bats.

Men’s Tennis:

Swarthmore College: 5, Carnegie Mellon University: 4

No. 13-ranked Swarthmore men’s tennis defeated No. 22-ranked Carnegie Mellon University on Saturday in the Mullen Tennis Center. The Garnet swept the doubles matches, yet won just two singles matches.

Notable Players: Michael Melnikov ’26 was the only Garnet player to win in both singles and doubles play. He combined with Utham Koduri ’26 to defeat the first doubles team, 8-5. Melnikov, the No. 32-ranked player in Division III, won his singles match, 6-3, 6-2.

Swarthmore College: 7, Kutztown University: 0

Swarthmore men’s tennis shutout Kutztown University on Sunday at home on Faulkner Courts. The match was played under Division II rules. The Garnet won all three doubles matches and all six singles matches.

Notable Players: Aamish Pal ’26, Andres Fente ’26, Phil Rehwinkel ’24, and Max Pogorelov ’25 all took victories in both singles and doubles play.

Women’s Tennis:

Swarthmore College: 0, Williams College: 9

No. 23-ranked Swarthmore women’s tennis was swept by No. 9-ranked Williams College on the road on Saturday. The Ephs swept the doubles matches, 8-6, 8-2, and 8-3. 

Notable Players: Lola Diaz ’26 faced the No. 41-ranked player in Division III at second singles. She won the first set, 6-3, before losing the second set, 1-6.

Men’s Basketball:

Swarthmore College: 67, Virginia Wesleyan University: 59

Swarthmore men’s basketball traveled to Hartford, CT, on Friday to face Virginia Wesleyan University in the first round of the NCAA tournament. The Garnet beat the Marlins, earning their tenth-straight win to advance to the second round of the tournament.

Notable Players: Vinny DeAngelo ’24 tallied seventeen points, becoming the program’s all-time leading scorer with 1,710 career points. Michael Caprise ’24 led the Garnet offense with twenty points.

Swarthmore College: 74, Trinity College: 83

Swarthmore men’s basketball faced No. 3-ranked Trinity College in Hartford, CT, on Sunday for the second round of the NCAA tournament. The Garnet fell to the Bantams, snapping their ten-game win streak and ending their season with an impressive 21-9 record. It was the Garnet’s seventh consecutive NCAA tournament appearance.

Notable Players: DeAngelo tied his career high with 33 points, finishing his career with a total of 1,743 points. Cal Hanson ’26 added fourteen points.

Men’s Golf:

Swarthmore men’s golf opened their spring season at the Music City Shootout this weekend in Joelton, TN. The Garnet finished second overall out of thirteen teams after an opening round score of 300 (+20) and a closing round score of 296 (+16). Swarthmore finished the weekend with a season-low, two-round score of 596 (+36).

Notable Players: Max Ash ’27 finished in fourth-place individually to lead the Garnet. The first-year recorded a closing-round score of 69 (-1), the second-best score of the round.

Men’s Lacrosse:

Swarthmore College: 22, Elizabethtown College: 8

No. 16-ranked Swarthmore men’s lacrosse remains unbeaten after defeating Elizabethtown College on Saturday in Elizabethtown, PA. The Garnet tallied fourteen goals in the first half, while holding the Blue Jays to just three. Swarthmore added eight goals in the second half and conceded just five. 

Notable Players: Carter Strauch ’24 and Clay Almgren ’26 led the Garnet offense with three goals and three assists each. 

Men’s Track and Field:

Aiden Tomov ’24 represented Swarthmore men’s track and field on Saturday in Medford, MA, for the Tufts National Qualifying Meet. Tomov competed in the 800-meter run and finished with a time of 1:56.25 to earn ninth place. 

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