Sports Update 11/17

Editor’s note: This article was initially published in The Daily Gazette, Swarthmore’s online, daily newspaper founded in Fall 1996. As of Fall 2018, the DG has merged with The Phoenix. See the about page to read more about the DG.

M. Basketball: Swarthmore 78, Southwestern (TX) 73 Equinox Classic
W.Basketball: Swarthmore 87, Eastern 47 Swat Tip Off
M. Swimming: NYU 120, Swarthmore 74
W. Swimming: NYU 131, Swarthmore 74

MEN’S BASKETBALL: Garnet Pirate Equinox Win

HAVERFORD, Pa. – Swarthmore senior forward Steve Wolf scored a team-high 17 points and sophomore guard Matt Allen tied his career-high with 16 points as the Garnet men’s basketball team defeated Southwestern (TX) 78-73 in the 16th annual Equinox Classic at Gooding Arena Saturday afternoon.

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Garnet Blow Doors OFf Eagles

SWARTHMORE, Pa. – The Swarthmore (1-0) and Middlebury (1-0) women’s basketball teams picked up season-opening victories as they advance to the 10th annual Swarthmore Women’s Basketball Tip-Off championship game. The Middlebury Panthers completed their first game with a 69-59 win while only trailing once (following the first basket of the game). In front of a 220-plus crowd, the Garnet had all five starters score double figures in an 87-47 win over Eastern at Tarble Pavilion on Saturday afternoon.

SWIMMING: Violets Motor Past Garnet

SWARTHMORE, Pa. – Visiting New York University swept the Swarthmore swim teams in the home opener for the Garnet Saturday afternoon. The Violets men (6-0) downed Swarthmore (1-3) 120-74 while the NYU women (8-0) picked up a 131-74 win over the Garnet women (3-1). Sophomores Anne Miller and Julia Wrobel picked up individual wins for the Garnet women while freshman Sterling Satterfield collected a win for the men.

Upcoming Events:

W. Basketball hosts Middlebury Sun., Nov. 18 at 4:00 pm
Swat Tip-Off Championship
Swimming hosts Ursinus Tues., Nov. 20 at 6:00 pm
W. Basketball hosts Elizabethtown Tues., Nov. 20 at 7:00 pm
M. Basketball at Arcadia Tues., Nov. 20 at 8:00 pm

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