Archive for the 'Announcements' Category

Travis Pollen Featured on Comcast SportsNet

Thursday, September 2nd, 2010

PHILADELPHIA – Swarthmore College men’s swimmer Travis Pollen ’12, an above-knee amputee who earlier this year became an American record holder and national champion, will be featured in latest episode of Comcast SportsNet’s ‘Net Impact Philly, which will begin airing this Friday and continue throughout the month.

2010 320 Challenge/Hood Trophy Schedule/Results

Wednesday, September 1st, 2010

2010 320 Challenge with Widener Schedule Field Hockey (Sept. 11, 2-1 L) Men’s Soccer (Sept.8, 4-1 W) Volleyball (Sept. 7, 3-0 W) Women’s Soccer (Sept. 8, o-1 L (2OT)) Men’s Swimmimg (Nov. 3) Women’s Swimming (Nov. 3) Men’s Cross Country (TBA) Women’s Cross Country (TBA) Men’s Basketball (Nov. 15) Women’s Basketball (Nov. 17) Men’s Indoor [...]

Garnet Women to Celebrate Youth Soccer Month

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

SWARTHMORE, Pa. The Swarthmore College women’s soccer team would like to invite all local girls soccer players and teams to our 5th Annual Youth Soccer Month celebration. This year’s main event will take place on Friday September 3rd at 7:00pm when the Garnet face off in the Swat Kick Classic against Baptist Bible.

ECAC Three-Peat Voted Best Swarthmore Athletics Moment of 2009-10

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

SWARTHMORE, Pa. – Garnet fans have spoken: The third consecutive ECAC Championship for the women’s soccer team has been voted the best Swarthmore Athletics moment of 2009-10. The event captured an impressive 39% of the vote in the final poll, besting the men’s soccer team’s run to the NCAA Sweet 16 (28%) and men’s swimmer Travis Pollen’s national championship (19%). Over the course of 30 days, Swarthmore fans placed nearly 2,000 votes in two seperate polls to determine a winner.

Make Your Voice Heard: Vote For The Top Swarthmore Athletics Moment of 2009-10

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010

SWARTHMORE, Pa. – It certainly was a year to remember for Swarthmore Athletics: seven playoff teams, three All-Americans, 11 first-team Centennial Conference members, six Centennial gold medalists and one national champion and American record holder. With the 2009-10 season officially in the rear view, the Swarthmore College Department of Athletics has decided to let the fans vote on the top Swarthmore Athletics moment of the past year.

Throughout the month of June, fans will be able to vote for their favorite Swarthmore moments via the poll at the bottom of the page. Lasting from June 2 to June 15, the current poll features 12 of top moments from the 2009-10 season selected by the Swarthmore Department of Athletics. On June 16, the list of 12 will be narrowed down to five, with the five events receiving the most votes moving to a final poll, which will last from June 16 to June 30. On July 1, the top Swarthmore Athletics event of the 2009-10 season will be announced.

Swarthmore to Compete for Hood Trophy, 320 Challenge

Saturday, September 12th, 2009

Swarthmore College will begin a new athletic challenge against one of its closest rivals, while continuing one of the longest standing competitions in all of Division III athletics. The 2009-10 season marks the inaugural “320 Challenge” between Swarthmore and Widener, pitting the two schools in head-to-head match-ups of their 19 shared sports. The schools, located [...]

Swarthmore Athletics Adds Social Media Networks

Friday, July 31st, 2009

The Swarthmore Department of Athletics is proud to announce that Garnet fans can now follow all of their favorite teams and get up to the minute news through social media networks such as Facebook, Twitter, Flickr and YouTube.

Mark Anskis Named Sports Information Director

Tuesday, July 21st, 2009

SWARTHMORE, Pa. – Swarthmore College has named Mark Anskis Director of Sports Information. Anskis, who worked as a graduate assistant in the Temple University Sports Media Relations Office the past two years, will be responsible for the promotion and statistical management of the College’s 22 Division III varsity sports. He will also serve as a liaison between the Swarthmore College Department of Athletics and the local and national media through the College’s Web site, publications, press releases and new media technologies.