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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.

Gettysburg Gets By Field Hockey on Senior Day, 2-1

Saturday, October 23rd, 2010

SWARTHMORE, Pa. – Despite a tenacious attack and gritty goalkeeping from senior Katie Ashmore, the Swarthmore College field hockey team’s playoff hopes took hit on Saturday afternoon, as it was defeated by Gettysburg 2-1 from Clothier Field Stadium on Saturday afternoon in front of a huge crowd on hand for Garnet Homecoming Weekend and Senior Day.

Saarel, Garnet Cross Country Finish Third at Seven Sisters

Saturday, October 16th, 2010

Poughkeepsie, N.Y. – Freshman Emma Saarel finished in third place with a time of 18:51 while junior Hannah Rose earned 10th place with a time of 19:14, as the Swarthmore College women’s cross country team finished in third place at the 29th Annual Seven Sisters Race under blustery conditions from Vassar College on Saturday morning.

No 2 Swarthmore Runs Past Ursinus 3-0

Saturday, October 9th, 2010

SWARTHMORE, Pa. – Junior captain Micah Rose’s fifth goal of the season in the 17th minute of the goal gave the No. 2 Swarthmore College men’s soccer team (10-0-1, 4-0-1 CC) an early lead over Ursinus (1-9, 0-5 CC) but two goals late in the second half solidified the dominant 3-0 Swat victory on Saturday night on Clothier Field.

King Paces Garnet Cross Country at DeSales

Saturday, October 9th, 2010

CENTER VALLEY, Pa. – Sophomore Bill King earned a Top 10 finish with a time of 27:19.57to lead the Swarthmore College men’s cross country team to a sixth-place finish at the DeSales Invitational on Saturday afternoon.

As a team, the Garnet finished fifth among Division III competition with 159 points in the squads final prep race before the Centennial Conference Championships (Oct. 31 from Johns Hopkins).

Trio of Goal Scorers Leads Field Hockey Past Arcadia, 3-2

Wednesday, October 6th, 2010

SWARTHMORE, Pa. – Sophomore Sophia Agathis smashed the game-winning goal from the top of the circle in the 56th minute, while sophomore Catie Meador and freshman Nia Jones added first-half goals as the Swarthmore College field hockey team (4-6, 1-2) held off Arcadia for the 3-2 victory on Wednesday afternoon from Clothier Field Stadium.

Garnet Celebrate Digging for a Cure Game with 3-0 Rout of McDaniel

Saturday, October 2nd, 2010

SWARTHMORE, Pa. – All 11 Garnet players picked up at least two digs in Saturday’s “Dig for a Cure” game where Swarthmore (12-4, 2-1 CC) would take down the visiting McDaniel Green Terror (1-13, 1-2 CC) in straight sets 25-8, 25-11, 25-22.

Swat’s digs totaled 54 while the Green Terror would record 47.

Peterson Ties Assist Mark as Garnet Women Blank Washington 2-0

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

CHESTERTOWN, Md. – Senior Megan Colombo scored in the 14th minute off an assist from senior Kirsten Peterson while freshman Aly Passanante sealed with a goal in the 82nd minute as the Swarthmore College women’s soccer team blanked homestanding Washington College 2-0 on Wednesday.

With her assist, Peterson is now tied with EB Fortier ’02 for the most career assists in program history (14). Also closing in on a program record thanks to their performance against the Shorewomen is Colombo, whose first-half goal gives her 24 for her career, just two away from the all-time program lead held by Madeline Fraser ’94.

Garnet Golf Takes First at Fall-Opening Philadelphia University Tri-Match

Saturday, September 25th, 2010

LAFAYETTE HILL, Pa. – Freshman Jeff Wall and junior co-captain Paul Weston fired 77s to claim first place and lead the Swarthmore College golf team to a first-place finish at the Philadelphia University Tri-Match at the ACE Club in Lafayette Hill on Saturday afternoon.

Swat Field Hockey Falls to Johns Hopkins 5-2

Saturday, September 25th, 2010

BALTIMORE – Senior goalkeeper Katie Ashmore would stop 13 shots in goal for the Swarthmore field hockey team (3-5, 1-1 CC) but the host Blue Jays (3-4, 1-1 CC) would still manage to put five in the back of the net to top the Garnet on Saturday afternoon at Homewood Field.