December 23, 2010
Colombo Named ECAC Division III South Region Player of the Year
CAPE COD, Mass. - Senior Megan Colombo of the Swarthmore College women's soccer team has been named the ECAC Division III South Region Player of the Year, the organization announced earlier in the week.
December 9, 2010
Colombo Named to NSCAA Mid-Atlantic All-Region First Team
Kansas City, Kan. - Senior Megan Colombo of the Swarthmore College women's soccer team has been named to the NSCAA Mid-Atlantic Region First Team, the organization announced on Thursday. Colombo, a second-team selection in 2009 and third-team selection in 2007, becomes the first player in program history to receive First Team All-Region honors.
December 1, 2010
Six Swarthmore Student-Athletes Named to Centennial Conference All-Sportsmanship Team
Lancaster, Pa. - Six Swarthmore student-athletes have been named to the 2010 Fall All-Centennial Sportsmanship Team, the Conference announced on Wednesday morning. The Centennial Conference Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) established the All-Sportsmanship team in 2007. Each team elected a member from their squad who displayed good sportsmanship throughout the season to be selected to the All-Centennial sportsmanship team.
November 28, 2010
Women's Soccer Wins Sixth Straight NSCAA Team Academic Award
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - For the sixth consecutive season, the Swarthmore College women's soccer team has won the NSCAA Team Academic Award, the organization announced over the Thanksgiving holiday.
November 15, 2010
36 Swarthmore Student-Athletes Named to Centennial Conference Fall Honor Roll
LANCASTER, Pa. -- 36 Swarthmore College student-athletes have been named to the Centennial Conference Academic Honor Roll for the 2010 fall season, the Conference announced on Friday. The honor roll recognizes athletes' performance both on the field and in the classroom.
November 8, 2010
Colombo Named Centennial Conference Women's Soccer Player of the Year; Mills, Purkey, Ross Also Honored
LANCASTER, Pa. - Swarthmore College senior forward Megan Colombo has been named the Centennial Conference Women's Soccer Player of the Year, while teammates senior midfielder Hannah Purkey, senior defender Elizabeth Mills and sophomore defender Alexa Ross also received All-Centennial accolades, the Conference announced on Tuesday afternoon.
October 30, 2010
Seniors Shine as Women's Soccer Thumps Franklin & Marshall 4-0; Peterson Breaks Assist Mark
LANCASTER, Pa. - Led by two goals from freshman midfielder Megan Brock and a recording-setting assist from senior Kirsten Peterson, the Swarthmore Garnet women’s soccer team (8-7-2, 6-4) closed out the 2010 regular season with a resounding 4-0 victory over the Franklin & Marshall Diplomats (7-8-1, 3-7) on Saturday evening at F&M’s Tylus Field.
October 26, 2010
Women's Soccer Drops 1-0 Decision to Haverford
SWARTHMORE, Pa. - The Swarthmore women's soccer team (7-7-2, 5-4 CC) played gutsy soccer from start to finish but a first half goal by the Haverford Fords (11-5, 6-3 CC) would be enough to edge the Garnet in the heated rivalry game Tuesday night on Clothier Field.
October 23, 2010
Women's Soccer Drops Heartbreaker to Gettysburg, 3-2 (2OT)
SWARTHMORE, Pa. - The Swarthmore College women’s soccer team (7-6-2, 5-3) rallied from two-goals down with under 25 minutes to play in the second half, but could not push the game-winner across in two overtime periods as it fell, 3-2, to the Gettysburg Bullets (11-5, 6-2) on Saturday evening at Clothier Field in front of a huge crowd in attendance for Swarthmore’s Garnet Homecoming and Senior Day.
October 21, 2010
Women's Soccer Ranked No. 6 in First NCAA Regional Rankings
INDIANAPOLIS - With only three games remaining in the regular season, the Swarthmore College womens soccer team finds itself ranked sixth in the all-important Mid-Atlantic Regional Rankings, the NCAA announced on Tuesday.
October 20, 2010
Bears Best Women's Soccer 1-0
COLLEGEVILLE, Pa. - Despite placing 14 shots on goal and controlling the play for much of the game, the Swarthmore College women's soccer team (7-5-2, 5-2) found itself on the wrong end of the scoreboard, as a goal from Ursinus' Monica Oliveto in the 42nd minute on a long free kick proved to be the difference as the Garnet was defeated by the Bears 1-0 on Wednesday afternoon.
October 16, 2010
Women's Soccer Remains Hot, Defeats Stevenson 2-0
Owing Mills, Md. - Led by second-half goals from seniors Hannah Purkey and Kirsten Peterson, the streaking Swarthmore College women’s soccer team (7-4-2) stretched its run of victories to five, taking down the Stevenson Mustangs (9-6) by a 2-0 score in non-conference action on Saturday afternoon.
October 13, 2010
Colombo Lifts Women's Soccer Past Muhlenberg 2-1
SWARTHMORE, Pa. – Even with two of the program’s top offensive career records now in her rear-view mirror, there seems to be little that can stop Megan Colombo these days. The Garnet senior forward scored two goals in a four-minute span in the first half to lead the streaking Swarthmore College women’s soccer team to a 2-1 victory over Muhlenberg on Wednesday evening from Clothier Field Stadium.
October 9, 2010
Colombo Breaks Program Goals, Points Records With Hat Trick as Garnet Defeat Bryn Mawr 5-0
SWARTHMORE, Pa. – Megan Colombo, it’s your time to shine. The Garnet senior broke the all-time program records for career goals and points with her goal in the 26th minute, while adding two more goals to complete the Garnet’s first hat trick since since 2007 – which was also done by Colombo – as the Swarthmore College women’s soccer team (5-4-2, 4-1) defeated Bryn Mawr 5-0 on Saturday afternoon from Clothier Field Stadium.
October 2, 2010
Colombo Scores Two, Ties Career Goals Record, as Garnet Women Dice Up McDaniel 4-0
SWARTHMORE, Pa. - Look out Madeline Fraser '94 - Megan Colombo '11 is on your heels for a pair of program scoring records.
September 28, 2010
Peterson Ties Assist Mark as Garnet Women Blank Washington 2-0
CHESTERTOWN, Md. - Senior Megan Colombo scored in the 14th minute off an assist from senior Kirsten Peterson while freshman Aly Passanante sealed with a goal in the 82nd minute as the Swarthmore College women's soccer team (3-4-2) blanked homestanding Washington College 2-0 on Wednesday.
September 25, 2010
Deming Goal Not Enough as Garnet Women Fall to No. 7 Johns Hopkins
BALTIMORE - Despite gutsy play and a 37th minute goal from junior forward Hannah Deming, the Swarthmore Garnet women’s soccer team (2-4-2, 1-1) fell by a 4-1 score to the Johns Hopkins on Saturday evening at Hopkins’ Homewood Field in Baltimore. The loss was Swarthmore’s first of the season in Centennial Conference play.
September 22, 2010
Garnet Women Earn 1-1 Tie With No. 23 Eastern in Lightning-Shortened Game
SWARTHMORE, Pa. - Freshman Aly Passanante's electrifying game-tying goal in the 82nd minute set up what looked like it would be a dramatic overtime conclusion to a hotly-contested battle between the Swarthmore College women's soccer team and No. 23 Eastern - only Mother Nature had different thoughts.
September 19, 2010
Garnet Women, NYU Play to 2-2 Tie
SWARTHMORE, Pa. - Seniors Megan Colombo and Kirsten Peterson each scored second-half goals for the Swarthmore College women's soccer team (2-3-1), but visiting NYU (2-5-1) responded with two late second half goals of their own, as the Garnet and Violets played to a 2-2 tie on Sunday afternoon from Clothier Field Stadium.
September 15, 2010
No. 2 TCNJ Tops Garnet Women 2-0
EWING, N.J. - No.2 College of New Jersey scored a pair of goals late in the first half, as the Lions proved to be too much for visiting Swarthmore College women's soccer team (2-3), defeating the Garnet 2-0 on Wednesday evening.
September 11, 2010
Women's Soccer Rallies for Crucial 2-1 Win Over Dickinson
CARLISLE, Pa. - With its back against the ropes, the Swarthmore College women's soccer team responded with a huge victory in its Conference opener. Junior Emily Coleman scored the game-winner in the 77th minute on a counter-attack while sophomore Alexa Ross tied the game in the first half with her first career goal, as the Garnet (2-2, 1-0) traveled into hostile territory and defeated Centennial Conference-nemesis Dickinson 2-1 on Saturday afternoon.
September 7, 2010
Pride Outlast Garnet Women in Double-Overtime, 1-0
SWARTHMORE, Pa. - Widener's Brittany Harvis scored the game-winning goal in the 105th minute of play as the visiting Pride dealt the Swarthmore College women's soccer team (1-2) a heartbreaking 1-0 loss in double overtime on Tuesday evening from Clothier Field Stadium.
September 4, 2010
Lebanon Valley Penalty Kick Propels Dutchmen Past Women's Soccer, 1-0
SWARTHMORE, Pa. – Lebanon Valley’s (1-1-0) Sara Drabenstadt scored her first goal of the season on a penalty kick in the 42nd minute en route to a 1-0 win to give Swarthmore (1-1-0) its first loss in the Swat Kick Classic since 2005.
September 3, 2010
Women's Soccer Opens 2010 Season With Convincing 4-0 Victory Over Baptist Bible
SWARTHMORE, Pa. - Senior Kirsten Peterson, senior Hannah Purkey, junior Hannah Deming and freshman Lisa Patusky all found the back of the net as the Swarthmore College women’s soccer team (1-0) opened the 2010 season with a convincing 4-0 victory over Baptist Bible in the first game of the 15th Annual Swat Kick Classic from Clothier Field Stadium on Friday evening.
August 28, 2010
Garnet Women Third in Centennial Conference Preseason Poll
LANCASTER, Pa. - The reigning three-time ECAC champion Swarthmore College women's soccer team has been selected third in the 2010 Centennial Conference preseason coaches' poll, the conference announced on Thursday afternoon.
August 27, 2010
2010 Women's Soccer Season Preview
SWARTHMORE, Pa. - After three-consecutive ECAC Championships, four consecutive Centennial Conference playoff appearances, and an entire season in the national rankings, the Swarthmore College womens soccer team has firmly established itself as a regional power. In 2010, the Garnet are looking to take the program to a whole other level.