Garnet Sports Update April 17, 2017

Baseball went 2-2 last week and senior Wesley Fishburn was swinging a hot bat, going 10-for-14 from the plate with a home run and scored six times. Fishburn was named the Centennial Conference's Player of the Week for his efforts.

The Garnet split the season series with Muhlenberg and F&M.

Badminton finished in second place in its bracket at the 2016-17 YONEX Northeast Collegiate Team Championships, going 2-2 in match play. Swarthmore beat UConn and Princeton in the tournament. Tracy Tang (left) along with doubles partner Francis Ge won their match against George Mason University 21-7, 21-5.

Men's Lacrosse topped Muhlenberg 14-9 at home on Wednesday night but fell on the road against No. 6 Dickinson. Eric Levin (right) had four ground balls, two caused turnovers and two assists last week.

Cam Marsh recorded five goals and three assists last week for the Garnet.

Softball overcame a scoring drought with eight runs scored on Saturday against F&M. The Garnet split with the Diplomats, taking game two 6-3. Mary Olesnavich (right) earned the win in the circle, striking out two batters and allowing no runs.

No. 27 Men's Tennis traveled to Massachusetts to face No. 13 Amherst on Saturday. Josh Powell won the lone Garnet match, winning fourth singles 6-3, 3-6, 1-0(4).

No. 40 Women's Tennis also went to Massachusetts last weekend. The Garnet beat Babson 8-1 and were edged by No. 30 Wellesley 5-4.

Vivien Fernandez won both of her No. 2 singles matches and won one match at No. 3 doubles.

Women's Lacrosse beat Widener 14-4 in the midweek but fell on the road Friday at Dickinson. In each game, Briana Narzikul scored a pair of goals and had an assist. She also had five draw controls against Widener.

At the Chester Quarry Invitational, Women's Track & Field runner Kayla Camacho ran the Centennial Conference's fastest time this year in the 200-meter dash (25.75 seconds). She also got the conference's third-best time in the 100m (12.73) and was on the 4x400m relay team that is currently second in the conference with a time of 4:09.62.

In the men's events, Benjamin Hejna recorded the longest triple jump in the conference this year and the fourth-longest in the region with a leap of 13.69 meters.

Upcoming Home Events

  • Wed. April 19 @ 1:15 PM >> Men's Golf Tri-Match (Springhaven)
  • Wed. April 19 @ 7 PM >> Women's Lacrosse vs. Muhlenberg
  • Thu. April 20 @ 3 PM >> Softball vs. McDaniel (DH)
  • Fri. April 21 @ 3:30 PM >> Baseball vs. Ursinus
  • Sat. April 22 @ 12 PM >> Women's Lacrosse vs. McDaniel
  • Sat. April 22 @ 3 PM >> Men's Lacrosse vs. McDaniel
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