Garnet Sports Update Feb. 13, 2017

No. 24 Men's Basketball knocked off Ursinus College and Johns Hopkins University at home this week and are now a game away from clinching the postseason tournament's top seed and the right to host the Centennial semifinals and championship.

Zack Yonda (left) eclipsed the 1,000-point mark for his career with his first basket against Ursinus.

Cam Wiley earned the Centennial Conference's Player of the Week honors for the fourth time this season.

Women's Basketball earned a win on Thursday, topping Bryn Mawr College 64-40 behind 21 points from freshmen Lindsay O'Sullivan and 14 points from Elizabeth Stiles.

Swarthmore honored seniors Maggie O'Neil and Jordyn Bell (right) prior to Saturday's home game against Johns Hopkins. The Garnet erased a 13-point deficit to tie Hopkins late in an exciting senior day game, but Hopkins pulled away in the fourth.

Men's and Women's Swimming closed out the regular season at Franklin & Marshall with many swimmers setting personal records and season best times in the McGinness Invitational.

Women's Track & Field ran at the McElligott Invitational on Saturday. Lulu Allen-Waller, Kayla Camacho, Anise Charles and Jen Beltran (left) claimed the top time in the 4x200 meter relay (1:51.65).

Men's Track & Field also competed in the McElligott Invitational on Saturday. Sophomore Daniel Belkin (left) recorded a high jump of 1.87 meters, a personal best and the top mark in the Centennial this season.

Black History Month

From Swarthmore to the Silver Screen: Norman Matlock, the Akron Ace

Norman Matlock played three sports at Swarthmore and had a long career on the silver screen. Click the button below to read more about Norman Matlock.

Upcoming Home Events

  • Sat. Feb. 18, 2017 @ 8 AM >> Men's Tennis vs. Christopher Newport
  • Sat. Feb. 18, 2017 @ 6:30 PM >> Men's Tennis vs. Whitman

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Aerial photos taken last Wednesday when the temperature reached 67 degrees.
Aerial photos taken last Wednesday when the temperature reached 67 degrees.
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