Athlete of the Week: Charley Force ’24

Charley Force, a sophomore from Jacksonville, FL, competes on the Swarthmore men’s tennis team. Force earned victories in first singles and second doubles this past weekend in a matchup against Centre College on March 19. Force also won first singles and second

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

The Return of Roland Garros

2020 has brought us to a unique junction in the professional sports world. For the first time, football, basketball, and tennis have overwhelmingly coalesced in these opening months of fall, eliciting perhaps a spread of carpal tunnel resulting from a continuous state

Garent Sports Update

As we wrap up our first month back on campus, our fall Garnet athletes are right in the thick of their competition schedules. A number of teams have events this weekend. Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Our cross-country teams travel to Bethlehem,

Tennis serves it up in sunny SoCal

While most of campus enjoyed a break off from school, the nationally ranked Swarthmore Men’s Tennis team hit the road, stopping in Virginia and then flying to California to compete against some of the top Division III tennis teams in the country.

Swat athletes and political engagement

Whether it’s Lebron James on the campaign trail for Hillary Clinton, or Colin Kaepernick and other professional football players choosing to kneel during the national anthem in solidarity with black people against police brutality, the trend of separating politics and athletics has

Weekend Roundup

Baseball: The Garnet (19-14, 3-8 CC) are beginning to turn their season around. This week, they went 3-4, sweeping Washington College and taking a game off of Muhlenberg while falling twice to both Johns Hopkins and Gettysburg. In the contests against Washington

Weekend Roundup

Men’s Lacrosse On Sunday, the men’s lacrosse team (6-4, 1-2 CC) went out to play nationally-ranked Gettysburg and were overwhelmed en route to a 14-4 loss. Gettysburg started off the game with nine unanswered goals, which prevented the Garnet from ever really

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