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Sports Update 11/17

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November 17, 2007

Scoreboard:
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