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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.

Wallwork, Miller and Pollen Named ESPN the Magazine/Cosida Academic All-District

Friday, May 21st, 2010

SWARTHMORE, Pa. – Senior Rachel Wallwork (women’s tennis), senior Anne Miller (women’s swimming) and sophomore Travis Pollen (men’s swimming) were recently named to the ESPN the Magazine/Cosida Academic All-District II Team, as voted on by the members of the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

Wallwork is a first-team selection in the Women’s At-Large College Division for the second consecutive year, Pollen was named to the Men’s At-Large Second Team, while Miller makes the Women’s At-Large Third Team.

GSN Highlights: Seven Time All-American Anne Miller Swimming in the 100 and 200 Fly at Nationals

Monday, March 22nd, 2010

MINNEAPOLIS – Watch Swarthmore College senior women’s swimmer Anne Miller go for her sixth and seventh All-American honors in the the 100 and 200 yard butterfly at the NCAA Division III Swimming & Diving Championships.

Seventh Heaven: Miller Now Seven-Time All-American with 11th Place Finish in NCAA 200-Yard Butterfly

Friday, March 19th, 2010

MINNEAPOLIS – Swarthmore College senior women’s swimmer Anne Miller finished in 11th place in the 200 yard butterfly at the NCAA Division III Swimming & Diving Championships on Friday evening, finishing in a time of 2:04.59 to earn All-America Honorable Mention honors, marking the seventh time the senior has reached All-America status in her career.

Miller Earns Sixth Career All-America Honor With Record-Breaking Time in 100 Butterfly

Thursday, March 18th, 2010

MINNEAPOLIS – Swarthmore College senior women’s swimmer Anne Miller finished in 14th place in the 100 yard butterfly at the NCAA Division III Swimming & Diving Championships on Thursday evening, touching the wall in a Swarthmore College record-breaking time of 56.66, earning All-America honors for the sixth time in her illustrious career.

Swarthmore Student-Athletes Named to the All-Centennial Conference Sportsmanship Team

Wednesday, March 10th, 2010

LANCASTER, Pa. – Six Swarthmore student-athletes were named to the fall All-Centennial Conference Sportsmanship Team today. The Centennial’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee created the team to emphasize sportsmanship within the Conference. All institutions elected one member from their team who displays good sportsmanship throughout the season to be a member of the All-Centennial team.

Garnet Men Take Second at Centennial Championships; Miller Strikes Gold With NCAA Time

Sunday, February 21st, 2010

LANCASTER, Pa. – On the final day of the Centennial Conference Championships, the Swarthmore College men’s swim team held on for a decisive second-place team finish with 732 points, 113 points behind host and champion Franklin & Marshall on Sunday evening from Lancaster.

On the women’s side, it was senior Anne Miller who stole the show once again for the Garnet, taking home a gold medal by clocking in with an NCAA A-cut time in the 200-yard butterfly (2:04.14). As a team, the Garnet women finished in fifth place with 407 points.

Garnet Men Keep Pace at Day Two of Centennial Championships; Miller Takes Home Silver

Saturday, February 20th, 2010

LANCASTER, Pa. – It’s Day Two of the Centennial Conference championships, and the Swarthmore College men’s swimming teams is still within striking distance of a team championship.

Thanks in part to the strong swimming of junior Sterling Satterfield (2 bronze), sophomore Sam Bullard-Sisken (2 bronze) and freshman Tyler Hanson (1 silver) on Saturday evening from Franklin & Marshall, the men’s team finds itself in second place with 504 points, closely trailing F&M’s 570 points.

On the women’s side, it was senior Anne Miller stealing the spotlight once again, taking second place in the 100-yard butterfly (57.40) in a personal best and NCAA B-cut time.

Garnet Dive Into Day One of Centennial Championships; Benveniste Takes Third in 500 Freestyle

Friday, February 19th, 2010

LANCASTER, Pa. – A strong start for Swarthmore College men’s swim team and the performance of freshman Jacob Benveniste highlighted the first day of the Centennial Conference Championships for the Garnet swim teams on Friday evening from Franklin & Marshall.

The Garnet men find themselves in second place with 207 points – trailing only the first place Diplomats (258) after the first day of competition. Benveniste was the lone Garnet swimmer to capture a top three finish, clocking in at 4:44.56 in the 500-yard freestyle.

Garnet Sports Network: Garnet Sports Update Episode 5 featuring Anne Miller

Wednesday, February 17th, 2010

SWARTHMORE COLLEGE – On this week’s rendition of the Garnet Sports Update, Victor welcomes All-American Anne Miller of the Swarthmore College women’s swim team. Anne shows us what an All-American looks like as she sports her swimming attire. Later in the show Victor flaunts some less-than flattering attire while Taylor Rhodes and Kathryn Riley get him ready for Friday’s pep rally, and the sports information director makes the most obvious cameo in history.