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Garnet Volleball Falls to Franklin & Marshall 3-0

Saturday, October 30th, 2010

LANCASTER, Pa. – The Swarthmore volleyball team (17-10, 7-3 CC) fell in a tough Conference match-up to the F&M Diplomats (20-6, 8-2 CC) in another back and forth battle 3-0 (19-25, 24-26, 19-25).

The loss gives the Garnet the fourth seed in the Centennial Conference playoffs and will host Gettysburg College on Wednesday for first round action.

Volleyball Loses Battle to Rival Haverford 3-1

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

SWARTHMORE, Pa. – The Swarthmore volleyball team (17-9, 7-2 CC) fought a hard battle in its heated Conference rivalry game against Haverford (16-13, 9-0 CC) but fell short as the Fords would go on to win 3-1 (20-25, 19-25, 25-23, 19-25).

Garnet Sports Network Live Video: Volleyball vs Haverford

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

Follow the link to watch the game on our new video streaming pages thanks to Stretch Internet.

Swat Women Drop Nailbiter to Haverford 1-0

Tuesday, October 26th, 2010

SWARTHMORE, Pa. – The Swarthmore women’s soccer team (7-7-2, 5-4 CC) played gutsy soccer from start to finish but a first half goal by the Haverford Fords (11-5, 6-3 CC) would be enough to edge the Garnet in the heated rivalry game Tuesday night on Clothier Field.

Garnet Sports Network Live Video: Womens Soccer vs Haverford

Tuesday, October 26th, 2010

The Swarthmore women’s soccer team takes on Centennial Conference rival Haverford. Kickoff is at 7:00 PM.

Garnet Volleyball Clinches Centennial Conference Playoff Spot with 3-0 Win Over Gettysburg

Saturday, October 23rd, 2010

SWARTHMORE, Pa. – The Swarthmore volleyball team (17-8, 7-1 CC) celebrated senior day in style with the a playoff clinching victory in straight sets over the Gettysburg Bullets (14-13, 5-3 CC) on Saturday afternoon before arecord-setting crowd in Tarble Pavilion.

The 3-0 (25-21, 25-23, 25-16) victory marks Swat’s first over the Bullets in program history.

Swat Volleyball Tops Ursinus in Straight Sets 3-0

Wednesday, October 20th, 2010

COLLEGVILLE, Pa. – The Swarthmore volleyball team (16-8, 6-1 CC) is back to winning fashion after taking down Centennial Conference foe the Ursinus Bears (9-14, 2-6 CC), in straight sets on Wednesday night in Helfferich Hall. The 3-0 (25-19, 25-19, 25-20) rout of the Bears was led by sophomore Kathryn Montemurro’s 14 kills and .458 hitting percentage.

Garnet Volleyball Fall Break Trip to California: Day 4 and Day 5

Monday, October 18th, 2010

CALIFORNIA – The final days of the Swarthmore volleyball team’s fall break trip to California included two heated matches against the Whittier Poets and the hosting Cal Lutheran Regals, a trip to West Hollywood for some delectable, gourmet food and of course people watching on Universal Studios’ City Walk.

Volleyball Falls on Day Two of Cal Lutheran Fall Classic

Monday, October 18th, 2010

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – The Swarthmore volleyball team (15-8, 5-1 CC) had a tough Saturday at the Fall Classic with another five set heart-breaker to Whittier College and three set loss to host Cal Lutheran.

Sophomore Kat Montemurro and junior Genny Pezzola would lead the Garnet offense combining for 43 kills on the day.

Garnet Volleyball Fall Break Trip to California: Day 2 and Day 3

Saturday, October 16th, 2010

CALIFORNIA – Days two and three of the Garnet volleyball fall break trip to California would be yet another great example of west coast hospitality, volleyball and scenery. Between junior Genny Pezzola’s parents’ meals and tours of San Francisco and an amazing Swarthmore fan turnout at the tournament its easy to say that Swarthmore felt at home in California in the past two days.