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Three-and-a-half games into the Princeton men’s basketball season, things were already looking grim. Trailing 27–20 at halftime against Monmouth (0–7 overall), Princeton (2–2, 0–0 Ivy League) was continuing an abysmal shooting stretch, going 4 of 17 behind the arc, and was at risk of giving the 0–6 Hawks their first win. Then, senior guard Devin Cannady demonstrated why everything might turn out alright. The senior guard knocked down four three-pointers in the last five minutes of the game to lead the Tigers to a 60–57 win.
In the 2018 fall sports season, a remarkable five Princeton teams earned conference championships. Here, we briefly recap those seasons.
Contributing to a weekend full of Tiger athletics victories, cross country concluded its season at the NCAA championships in Madison, Wis. Women’s cross country finished 21st in the nation, and men’s finished 22nd.
No. 4 Princeton field hockey (15–5) concluded its season Friday at the NCAA Final Four in Louisville, Kentucky. The No. 2 Maryland Terrapins (22–2) earned a spot in the National Championship game with their 1–0 overtime victory against the Tigers.
This past weekend, the women’s hockey team (5–2–3, 4–0–2 ECAC) hosted Colgate (7–5–2, 3–2–1) on Friday night and No. 6 Cornell (5–1–3, 4–1–1) on Saturday afternoon. The Tigers continued their unbeaten streak with a 6–0 win over the Raiders and a 2–2 draw against the Big Red. These results saw Princeton maintain its position atop the ECAC and Ivy League women’s hockey standings going into its Thanksgiving break. Coming into the weekend, Cornell and Colgate were tied for second with Quinnipiac (3–6–3, 3–2–1) whom the Tigers will play the weekend after Thanksgiving in a home-and-home playing at Princeton on Friday and then traveling to Quinnipiac on Saturday.
In the 2018 season, Princeton football (10–0, 7–0 Ivy) won home games and road games, narrow thrillers and blowouts, offensive shootouts, and defensive struggles. The constant? It won games. On Nov. 17, the team won for the 10th time in 10 games, defeating Penn (6–4, 3–4) 42–14 to win the Ivy League title outright and claim its first undefeated season since 1964.
The Tigers certainly went down swinging, but unfortunately, a penalty kick effort for the ages was not enough to overcome Michigan in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
For the second time in three years, No. 4 field hockey has earned a spot in the Final Four. They face the No. 2 Maryland Terrapins today at 3:45 p.m. at Trager Stadium in Louisville, Ky.
The Princeton Tigers (9–0 overall, 6–0 Ivy) look to cap their undefeated season with a win against the Penn Quakers (6–3 overall, 3–3 Ivy) on Saturday at Powers Field.
In the capstone race of the season, Princeton men’s and women’s cross country will compete at the 2018 NCAA Cross Country Championships at the University of Wisconsin this Saturday.
Men’s soccer (10–5–2 overall, 5–1–1 Ivy) will begin its NCAA tournament run with a first-round matchup against the University of Michigan (12–5–2) Thursday night. This marks the Tigers’ first appearance in the tournament since 2010 and their tenth time overall. The game is set for 7 p.m. at the U-M Soccer Stadium, and live broadcast will be provided online by the Big Ten Network. If they win, Princeton will face No. 7 Notre Dame (10–6–2) Sunday at 5 p.m.
The men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams competed in the annual Big Al Invite in DeNunzio Pool over the weekend. The men (2–0, 0–0 Ivy) continued their strong start to the season, besting the field of five teams, while the women (2–0, 0–0) faltered and finished fifth.
Women’s soccer (11–4–2, 5–1–1 Ivy) fell to the Texas Tech Red Raiders (14–5–2, 5–3–1 conf.) last Friday evening 0–3 in the first round of the NCAA Division I tournament. After clinching the Ivy League title in the season finale against Penn, the Tigers secured the only tournament slot from the League.
Men’s water polo (16–10, 6–4 conference) will begin the Northeast Water Polo Conference tournament this Friday at 2 p.m. when they face Iona College (6–25, 0–10). If they win, they will play the No. 2 seeded Saint Francis College on Saturday afternoon.
This past weekend, the women’s hockey team (4–2–2 overall, 3–0–1 ECAC Hockey) traveled up to Syracuse, N.Y., to take on the Syracuse Orange (4–7–1) in two games. In the first game, on Saturday, a close affair ended in a 1–1 tie after overtime. The game started quickly with each team scoring its goal in the first period, before the goalies turned into stonewalls defending the net. The Tigers’ sophomore goalie Rachel McQuigge was under pressure all game and played well, racking up 30 saves over the course of the game.
Last season, a showdown in the ECAC quarterfinals saw the Tigers (3–0–1 ECAC Hockey, 3–1–1 overall) down their conference foe Union (3–3–0, 7–3–1) as part of a miraculous run to the ECAC tournament title. Looking to extract revenge against Princeton, the No. 12 Dutchmen were turned away once again by the Tigers after junior defenseman Derek Topatigh scored in overtime to give Princeton a 4–3 win.
On Sunday, No. 4 Princeton field hockey posted a dramatic comeback win over No. 6 Harvard to reach the NCAA Final Four. On Friday, the Tigers topped No. 13 Virginia as they played host to the NCAA Tournament’s early rounds. It will be Princeton’s second trip to the Final Four in three years.
On a cold, windy, and even snowy Saturday afternoon at the Yale Bowl, Princeton picked off Yale — literally — to clinch a share of the 2018 Ivy League title and the first bonfire since 2013. Three Princeton players rushed for more than 100 yards, the defense forced four interceptions, and Princeton cruised to a 59–43 win over Yale, the highest score ever for the two teams in their historic rivalry.
At the Yale Bowl in New Haven, CT, football is one half away from its first bonfire since 2013. Princeton (8–0, 5–0 Ivy) leads Yale (5–3, 3–2) at halftime 42–14.
Last season the Tigers proved they were the best of the Ivy League. With only two conference losses, the women’s basketball team capped its domination of the league with a 63–34 victory over Penn, suffocating the Quakers on defense and snatching the Ivy League trophy from them.