Athlete of the Week: Joe Barile

Athlete of the Week: Joe Barile ‘22 Under the lights on Clothier Field this past Saturday, the Swarthmore men’s soccer team battled Gettysburg’s team, entering the second half in a 1-1 tie. Fans waited in anxious anticipation as the final minutes of

Weekend Recap

Field Hockey Swarthmore: 7, Delaware Valley: 0 On Saturday, Swarthmore field hockey defeated and shut out Delaware Valley’s team at Clothier Field. The Garnet scored the first goal eight minutes into the game, setting a powerful tone for the rest of the

Athlete of the Week: Rushil Patel ’24

From Friday, September 10, to Sunday, September 12, the Swarthmore men’s tennis team opened their fall season at the Villanova Fall Invitational. In one of his essential singles matches of the weekend, Rushil Patel, a sophomore from Duncan, SC, defeated Johns Hopkins’

Weekend Recap

Volleyball Swarthmore 3, Marymount 2 Swarthmore 3, Lebanon Valley 1 This past weekend, Swarthmore volleyball defeated both the Marymount Saints (11-25, 23-25, 25-14, 25-23, 15-10) and Lebanon Valley (25-23, 17-25, 25-19, 25-19) during their Garnet Quad Match. Against the Saints, Swarthmore was

Athlete of the Week: Jordan Perry ’24

This past weekend, the Swarthmore women’s volleyball team fought to defeat Marymount University in five sets, winning three straight sets in the latter part of the match. With sixteen kills, Jordan Perry, a sophomore from Greenbrae, CA, played an essential role in

Athlete of the Week: Alice Onyango-Opiyo ’23

Opening the season with a 3-0 victory against Maryville College this past weekend, Swarthmore women’s soccer set a powerful tone for their return to competitive play since COVID-19 restrictions at the college restricted athletic teams from competitive play in the Spring. Among

Weekend Recap

Volleyball Swarthmore College: 3, UMass Boston: 0 Kean: 3, Swarthmore College: 0 On Saturday, the Swarthmore volleyball team played their first away games of the season, taking on UMass-Boston and Kean at a tri-match held by Kean. While the Garnet lost to

How Student Athletes are Staying In Touch Remotely

Amid the ongoing pandemic and the return of only a fraction of students to campus, Swarthmore athletics remains disrupted. The student athlete “experience” has been gutted and virtualized to a mere shell of its former magnitude. This semester, many student athletes are

Reflections on a COVID Fall Athletics Season

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, Swarthmore’s student body has existed in a fractured state this past fall semester, with some students exclusively Zooming into class and others existing  in a perpetual state of Sharples carry out. The semester has forced students to