Men’s basketball vs. George Washington: W 73–52
Midway through the second half, George Washington went on a run to cut a formerly comfortable Princeton lead to 48–45. Princeton would pull away after to coast to a 73–52 win. Junior guard Jose Morales played significant minutes for the second straight game after spending most of his first two years at Princeton on the bench and provided a spark for the Tigers with 13 points and three steals. Senior guards Myles Stephens and Devin Cannady provided 19 and 16 points, respectively. In addition to contributing 13 points, junior center Richmond Aririguzoh anchored a Princeton defense that held its opponent under 60 points for the second consecutive game.
Women’s basketball vs. Davidson: W 65–57
After trailing 27–24 against Davidson at halftime, women’s basketball came out strong in the second half to earn its second win of the season. The game was tied at 51 late in the second half before Princeton finished the game on a 14–6 run to secure the eight-point win. Sophomore guard Carlie Littlefield played the entire game and matched a career best with 22 points. Senior guard Gabrielle Rush posted a double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds, and senior forward Sydney Jordan contributed 14 points.
Men’s squash vs. St. Lawrence and Rochester: W 6–3, L 8–1
Princeton began the weekend with an impressive win over No. 4 St. Lawrence Saturday, with Howe Cheng, Cody Cortes, Alex Engstrom, Duncan Joyce, Gabriel Morgan, and Henry Parkhurst all winning their matches. Cheng was the sole win for Princeton on Sunday at Rochester.
Women’s Squash vs. Amherst and Williams: W 9–0, W 9–0
No. 3 Princeton improved its record to a perfect 5–0 on the season with impressive blowout wins over Amherst and Williams, in which the team won every match in both games. The first 9–0 win came Friday night at Amherst, and the second came Sunday afternoon at Williams.
Men’s hockey vs. Quinnipiac: L 0–3, L 3–6
Despite two goals from junior forward Jackson Cressey, the men’s hockey team was not able to capitalize on an early lead to win its second leg against Quinnipiac at Baker Rink. Cressey found the back of the net to put the Tigers on the board after an assist from senior Josh Teves. The Bobcats would take advantage of their power play to equalize. While the Orange and Black would go on to regain the lead off a goal from Ryan Kuffner, two quick goals gave Quinnipiac a lead that they would maintain for the rest of the match. This was the second game in a two-leg face-off between the Tigers and the Bobcats; Princeton lost the first leg 3–0 at Quinnipiac Friday night.
Women’s hockey vs. Quinnipiac: W 3–2, W 4–1
No. 10 women’s hockey swept Quinnipiac with a second-leg 4–1 win over the Bobcats. First-year Sarah Fillier found the back of the net twice to lead the offense for the Tigers. Fillier’s first goal helped equalize the game at 1–1, after the Bobcats scored their first and only goal of the match. Fillier’s second helped the Tigers extend their lead to 3–1, giving the Tigers a much-needed cushion to finish the match. Princeton also defeated Quinnipiac 3–2 in the first leg. The Tigers will continue their season next week with a doubleheader against Rensselaer and Union.
Fencing vs. Ohio State:
The men’s and women’s teams each picked up two wins in the Ohio State Elite Invitational Duals this past weekend to open the season. The men’s fencing team defeated hosts Ohio State and Penn State, while the women’s team beat Cornell and North Carolina for its two wins. Both sides fell to Notre Dame, and the women’s team also lost a tough match to Northwestern. Defending NCAA épée champion junior Kasia Nixon led the women’s side with an impressive 17–1 record. First-year Mohamed Hamza helped lead the men’s team with a 9–3 record in foil.
Players of the week
Sophomore guard Carlie Littlefield played all 40 minutes and matched her career high with 22 points in women’s basketball’s comeback win over Davidson.
Freshman forward Sarah Fillier recorded two goals in women’s hockey’s second leg match against Quinnipiac on Saturday. She also provided three assists.