Garnet Sports Update Jan. 30, 2017

Men's Track & Field competed at the Widener Field Meet on Friday night. Jared Hunt (left) threw the fourth-longest shot put toss in school history, 14.5 meters. Ben Hejna (cover) swept the jumping events.

Women's Basketball senior Maggie O'Neil (left) scored a game-high 16 points, knocking down four 3-pointers in Saturday's game against Gettysburg College. O'Neil averaged 10.3 points for the week. Teammate Lindsay O'Sullivan averaged 15.5 points through two games last week and continued a streak of 22 consecutive free throws.

Men's Swimming faced off with Gettysburg College in a battle of the two remaining teams in the conference without a loss this season. Liam Fitzstevens (right) won three events and helped Swarthmore hold a one-point lead going into the final event. His efforts earned him Centennial Player of the Week honors.

The Garnet, however, were edged in the final event and fell to Gettysburg 135-127.

Women's Swimming freshman Clare Cushing (left) won three freestyle events on Saturday at Gettysburg and was named the Centennial Conference Swimmer of the Week.

Underclassmen Selina Ye and Emily Bley also added individual event wins. The Garnet fell to the Bullets 147-115.

Women's Track and Field competed at the Widener Field Meet on Friday night. Freshman Naomi Bronkema (left) finished in third in the indoor pentathlon with 2,052 points and finished first in the long jump portion of the pentathlon.

Men's Basketball went 1-1 last week in a standout week for sophomore guard Cam Wiley. Wiley averaged 29.5 points per game and earned Centennial Conference player of the week honors. The Garnet topped Washington College 84-61 but slipped at home 76-65 to Gettysburg College.

Upcoming Home Events

  • Wednesday, Feb. 1 @ 6 PM >> Women's Basketball vs. Muhlenberg
  • Wednesday, Feb. 1 @ 8 PM >> Men's Basketball vs. Muhlenberg
  • Saturday, Feb. 4 @ 1 PM >> Men's & Women's Swimming vs. Dickinson
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