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Over Reunions, the Prince sat down with Thomas Bevan ’91, co-founder and publisher of RealClearPolitics. As a Tiger, Bevan played defensive back for the Princeton football team before earning a history degree. During the talk, the Chicago-based writer discussed team bonding, waking up at 4 a.m. to update his website and career advice.
After a weekend of hosting the most anticipated meet of the season, both the men’s and women’s track and field teams won second place at the Ivy League Heptagonals. The women’s team fell to Harvard, 139-160, while the men fell to Cornell, 211-157.
The Princeton women’s tennis team will take on Georgia Tech this Friday in the first round of the NCAA tournament. As of Apr. 26, Princeton was the No. 40 team in the country, and Georgia Tech stood at No. 16.
The Princeton women’s lacrosse team lost a heartbreaker to Cornell this past Sunday in the Ivy League tournament, falling in overtime, 10-9. The newly instituted sudden death overtime rules hurt the Tigers in their first overtime contest this season, as Cornell’s Catherine Ellis knotted the game winner with a minute and half to go to send her team to the championship game against Penn.
This weekend, Princeton will host the 2016 Ivy League Heptagonal Outdoor Track & Field Championships for women’s track and field at Weaver Stadium. This meet will also mark Coach Peter Farrell’s last Ivy League Heptagonal Championship meet after 38 years. Coach Farrell has been the head coach of women’s track and field and cross country since the program evolved from a club sport to a varsity sport in 1978. Although he has overseen the entire program, Farrell has worked most closely with the distance runners. During Farrell’s career, the Tigers achieved 27 Ivy League Heptagonal titles in track and have finished among the top 15 teams at the NCAA championship meet six times in the last 12 years in cross country. Under Farrell’s watch, the track and field team has produced more than 20 All-America athletes that have represented Princeton on a national level.
Arguably the most anticipated meet of the season, the Ivy League Outdoor Heptagonal will return to Princeton this weekend. After winning the title last year — and four of the last five such titles — the men’s track and field team will seek to fend off its Ivy League foes yet again this Saturday and Sunday.
The Princeton Tigers (11-4 overall, 6-1 Ivy League) look to become back-to-back Ivy League Tournament champions this Friday, as they take on a spirited Cornell lineup in the Ivy League women’s lacrosse semifinals.
It hasn’t always been smooth sailing for the Princeton baseball team. Since 1993, the formal advent of Ivy League baseball, Princeton has been arguably the most successful team, claiming the most Ivy League Championships. In 2011, the Tigers beat out Dartmouth to clinch their seventh Ivy League title. Since then, however, Princeton baseball has entered a situation resembling a drought, failing to capture its divisional title – the Gehrig Division – a single time. In both 2014 and 2015, the Tigers actually placed at the bottom of their division.
Both Princeton women’s rowing teams were in action this weekend, as the lightweight team participated in the Eastern Sprints, the first of two series of championship races, while the openweight team wrapped up its regular season against Duke.
The Princeton women’s water polo team (20-7 overall, 4-3 CWPA) finished the season by coming in third at the Collegiate Water Polo Association Championships. The Tigers won a hard-fought victory over Harvard (24-10, 3-4 CWPA) on Friday before just falling to No. 5-ranked Michigan (29-6 overall, 7-0 CWPA) to drop out of contention for the title. However, Princeton then went on to win its Sunday game against Hartwick (16-14, 3-4 CWPA) to claim third-place and end their year on a high note.
The Princeton heavyweight and lightweight crew teams pulled off their regular-season finales this weekend, with the heavyweight team finishing off Brown and their lightweight counterparts defeating Harvard to take second place in the Harvard-Yale-Princeton regatta.
There are several ways to cap off the regular season. Going on a seven-game winning streak and securing a spot in the Ivy League Championship series is a pretty good one. That is exactly what the Princeton softball team accomplished this Friday and Saturday. The Tigers swept Cornell in a four game series to grab the top spot in the Ivy South Division, advancing to the championships.
This weekend, the men and women’s track and field team competed in Penn Relays and the Lion’s Invitational at TCNJ. While neither meet was scored, the competition gave the Tigers a valuable opportunity to sharpen their skills before the Ivy Championships next week. And if their performance was any indication, both teams seemed in good shape to take on their Ivy rivals.
Earlier Saturday afternoon, the Cleveland Browns selected senior wide receiver Seth DeValve with the 138thpick in the NFL draft.
The Princeton baseball team will take on Cornell this weekend to close out its regular season. The two will face off in a four-game series, consisting of a doubleheader in Ithaca on Friday and a doubleheader at Clarke Field on Saturday.
The No. 17 Princeton women's water polo team (17-6 overall) will look to continue its streak of success this season at Harvard on Friday.
The Princeton lightweight team will head to Lake Quinsigamond, Mass., to compete in the Eastern Association of Women’s Rowing Colleges championships on Sunday, while their open crew counterparts will look to end their season on a high note with a final meet against Duke before the Ivy League Championships.
Twice a year, Lawnparties brings famous bands and some not-so-famous musical artists to Prospect Avenue. Whether they are up-and-coming, established, or washed-up artists, the selection of a Lawnparties act always causes a stir. This year, what are the stories of the artists playing at Lawnparties? Let Street be your guide –read about the acts coming to the eating clubs on Sunday, May 1 for Princeton University's biannual music festival.
As the season draws to a close, the Princeton softball team has put itself in excellent position as it look for its first bid to the NCAA tournament since the spring of 2008. They have put themselves atop the South Division within the Ivy League, going 3-1 on the road against Columbia on the weekend.
Over 22,000 track and field athletes will converge onto the Penn Relays this Thursday for three days of record-setting competition. As one of the nation’s largest and most elite track and field competitions, the annual Penn Relays feature the top high school and collegiate athletes.