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This past weekend, the women’s hockey team (9–2–3, 8–0–2 ECAC) traveled to play Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (6–9–4, 4–4–0) on Friday evening and Union (2–14–2, 0–7–1) on Saturday afternoon. The Tigers extended their unbeaten streak to 12 games with a 5–2 win on Friday and a 4–0 win on Saturday. These results saw No. 6 Princeton maintain its position atop the ECAC and its position in the USCHO national rankings. This 12-game streak ties the program record set in 2015–16 and is the highest in the country.
Men’s basketball vs. St John’s at Madison Square Garden, 74–89
Men’s basketball (4–4 overall, 0–0 Ivy) was defeated 89–74 by St. John’s University (9–0) on Sunday, Dec. 9 afternoon. The match took place at Madison Square Garden (MSG), in New York City, as part of the MSG Holiday Festival.
Men’s hockey will face Arizona State this Friday and Saturday in a doubleheader at Hobey Baker Rink. The Tigers, who are 3–6–1 overall, are looking to snap a five-game losing streak, which includes two straight losses to No. 9 Quinnipiac last weekend. Both of these losses came ended with a three-goal margin. The six goals the Tigers gave up on Saturday were the most they have conceded in a game all season.
Women’s basketball (2–7) hosts the Quinnipiac Bobcats on Saturday night at Jadwin Gymnasium. The Tigers are coming off a 65–57 victory over the Davidson Wildcats this past Sunday.
Men’s basketball (4–3 overall, 0–0 Ivy) was defeated by St. Joseph’s University (5–4) on Wednesday night, with a final score of 92–82. The Tigers, despite staying competitive for most of the first half and tying the score twice, never took the lead during the entire game.
Senior Devin Cannady had a team leading 23 points in the Tigers’ loss to St. Joes.
Junior Matthew Kolodzik has had a prestigious wrestling career to date, and now sets his sights on the biggest prize of all.
“If anyone can win a national championship,” said freshman wrestler Patrick Glory, “it’s Matt.” Every collegiate ranking platform agrees. For junior Matthew Kolodzik, it’s non-negotiable: “I have to go out there and wrestle,” he says of the March national championship.
Sunday, the Princeton women’s basketball team (2–7) gained its second win this season as the Tigers played Davidson (4–4) at home in Jadwin Gymnasium. Coming off of a six-game losing streak, the Tigers were motivated to get the win this weekend.
The No. 3 Princeton women’s squash team (5–0) swept No. 16 Amherst and No. 13 Williams on Friday and Saturday, respectively.
This past weekend, in a doubleheader against ECAC rival Quinnipiac (13–2 overall, 6–2 ECAC Hockey), Princeton men’s hockey (3–6–1, 3–4–1) suffered two losses. On Friday, the team lost 0–3, and was kept scoreless by strong Quinnipiac defense. The game on Saturday was higher scoring, but the Tigers lost 3–6. Junior forward Jackson Cressey led the tigers with two goals, and senior forward Ryan Kuffner tapped in one for the Tigers. Until the third quarter, the game was close, when Quinnipiac scored two back-to-back goals.
This past weekend, the women’s ice hockey team (7–2–3 overall, 6–0–2 ECAC Hockey) hosted Quinnipiac (4–10–3, 3–4–1) on Friday night and then traveled that night after the game to play the Bobcats at their home in Hamden, Conn., on Saturday afternoon. The Tigers continued their unbeaten streak with a 3–2 win on Friday and a 4–1 win on Saturday. These results saw No. 6 Princeton maintain its position atop the ECAC women’s hockey standings. The Tigers moved up from their previous ranking at No. 10 in the U.S. College Hockey Online (USCHO) rankings to No. 6 as they continue their unbeaten streak. Coming into the weekend, Quinnipiac was tied for fourth place with Colgate (9–5–2, 5–2–1), who Princeton beat 6–0 before Thanksgiving break.
Men’s basketball vs. George Washington: W 73–52
Men’s basketball (4–2, 0–0 Ivy) defeated George Washington University (1–7) on Saturday evening 73–52. The Tigers led for most of the game, including the entire second half.
Coming off of a stellar finish in cross country, women’s track and field foresees a strong winter indoor season.
This coming weekend, the women’s hockey team (5–2–3, 4–0–2 ECAC) will play Quinnipiac (4–8–3, 3–2–1) in its annual home-and-home series. On Friday, the No. 10-ranked Tigers will host the Bobcats at 6 p.m., and then the teams will travel to Quinnipiac in Hamden, Conn., to play on Saturday at 3 p.m. At stake for Princeton is its eight-game unbeaten streak and its position atop the ECAC hockey standings.
Norwegian player Magnus Carlsen convincingly defended his world chess champion title Wednesday by defeating U.S. challenger Fabiano Caruana 3–0 in their tiebreak match.
A couple weeks ago, on Nov. 11, point guard Kemba Walker of the Charlotte Hornets made headlines around the NBA by scoring 60 points against the Philadelphia 76ers in a three-point overtime loss. Two days later, he scored 43 points against the Boston Celtics, achieving the rare feat of scoring over 100 points in back-to-back games. After these performances, ESPN commentator Stephen A. Smith looked into the camera and said emphatically “Kemba Walker has arrived.”
As its season came to an end, the women’s volleyball team (19–6 overall, 12–2 Ivy League) trailed Yale (19–4, 13–1) for the Ivy League title by one match. Yale finished conference play 13–1 while Princeton finished 12–2. This didn’t bring the Tigers down as they finished their season strong with a sweep on their senior day, Nov. 10, against Dartmouth (10–15, 5–9).