Athlete of the Week: Indy Reid-Shaw ’17

What She’s Done: Though the Centennial Conference championship last weekend was the penultimate cross country race of Reid-Shaw’s career, she made it count. The senior from Hillsborough, North Carolina finished 11th overall, earning all-conference honors. With a time of 21:53, she was

Athlete of the Week: Mehra den Braven ’20

What She’s Done: This past week, den Braven continued her stellar freshman campaign. She recorded double digit kills in her past five contests, helping propel the team to Garnet Classic championship. For her outstanding play, she was named as the Classic’s MVP

The State of our Athletic Facilities

There are certain realities about athletics facilities on campus that the athletic department and the college can’t ignore. The Lamb-Miller Field House has basically reached the end of it’s life. Perhaps back when it was built in 1935 it was able to

Do athletes get the same education as non-athletes?

This past weekend, I led prospective student-athletes and their parents on campus tours as part of the Future Garnet Baseball camp. One of the most common questions from both the parents and the prospects was “Do you think the athletes at Swarthmore

Should club athletes qualify as Athlete of the Week?

The process of selecting the Athlete of the Week at the Phoenix every week is fairly simple, but that may change. Typically, the athlete who performed the best or had the biggest positive impact in their team’s game will get the weekly

Garnet men’s basketball prepares for season in Scandinavia

Before the start of the semester, the Men’s Basketball team took a trip through Denmark, Sweden, and Finland, where they scrimmaged several local basketball teams. In addition to their games, the team also had the opportunity to explore Copenhagen, Stockholm, and Helsinki,

First look: This year’s MLB Postseason

As another MLB season chock full of storylines and controversy comes to a close, let us first reflect on the season before getting swept up in the rush of playoff baseball. In the beginning of a the new era, the Cubs seem

Athlete of the Week: Mark Fallati ’18

What he’s done: This past weekend at the ITA Southeast Regional Tournament, the junior put together an impressive run. He made it to the semifinals in both the singles tournament alone and the doubles tournament with partner Josh Powell ’18. As a

The epic resurgence of women’s rugby

For this past Sunday’s contest, most would have considered the Women’s Rugby team to be the underdog in their matchup against Ursinus. Ursinus has gone undefeated against the Garnet over the past five years, clearly being the more dominant team in the