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The Princeton men’s lacrosse team (2-6, 0-3 Ivy League) came into this weekend’s game against nationally third-ranked Brown (8-0, 3-0) after a tough 11-10 loss to first overall Yale the weekend before. After going into halftime down 11-6, the Tigers came out flat in the third quarter, falling to a deficit of 16-8 before the fourth quarter began. When it was all said and done, the Tigers would allow three more goals, falling 19-8 and to 2-6 on the year.
The most critical portion of the season has begun for the Princeton softball team: Ivy League play. Defending their home field against visiting rivals, the Tigers split their weekend games against Dartmouth and fell in both of their matches against Harvard.
Just last year, Princeton baseball (11-10 overall, 4-0 Ivy League) could be found at the bottom of the Ivy League rankings. However, with sweeps over both Harvard (7-14, 0-4) and Dartmouth (5-16, 0-2) this weekend, Princeton sits atop the conference standings this year, currently the only team in the Ivy League with a winning record. These wins also extend Princeton’s win streak as of late to five victories, all of which have been at home.
Returning from a two-week hiatus, the men’s tennis team opened their Ivy League campaign this past weekend with a pair of home matches against Brown and Yale. Despite the break, the Tigers quickly found their rhythm in order to claim wins in both their Ivy League encounters. Princeton beat both Brown and Yale 4-1.
The Princeton men’s and women’s crew teams were all in action this weekend as they approach the heart of their dual meet season. With three of the four teams on the road, the Tigers had mixed results against a slate of highly-regarded opponents, as the women’s open crew team and the men’s heavyweight squad scored big victories, while both the lightweight teams lost to top-ranked opponents.
Over fifty men on Princeton’s track and field team traveled across the nation this weekend. The competitions included the highly competitive Texas Relays, Florida Relays, Stanford Invitational and Muhlenberg Invitational. Out of these competitions, Princeton emerged with a new set of personal records and experiences for the Heptagonals.
This Friday and Saturday, the men’s volleyball team hosted conference rivals Penn State and St. Francis. The back-to-back match ups marked the last two home games of the season for the Tigers as they sought to break their recent losing streak. Despite notable performances and a strong effort from the Orange and Black, the Princeton squad fell to both their opponents, losing 1-3 to the Nittany Lions and 2-3 against the St. Francis Red Flash.
This Friday and Saturday, the women’s track and field team participated in the Stanford and Muhlenberg Invitationals. The Princeton squad continued its strong performance, showing a seamless transition from the indoor season.
Bad weather resulted in a delayed start to the Black & Gold Challenge at the University of Central Florida in Orlando two Saturdays ago for men and women’s track and field teams. The Tigers nonetheless pulled out an impressive performance. Sophomore Kennedy O’Dell and senior Brielle Rowe earned the first and second place titles in flight one of the discus and finished eighth and ninth overall.
The Princeton men’s tennis team begins Ivy League play this weekend with matches against Brown on Saturday and Yale on Sunday. With a strong and now seasoned starting cast, the team is poised to capture its first Ivy League Championship since the 1988 season.
We’re already well into the season for the baseball teams of the Ivy League. With league play just around the corner, we take a look at how teams across the Ancient 8 have positioned themselves so far in the standings.
The Princeton Women’s Lacrosse team (5-2, 2-0 Ivy League) played in a thrilling match against Ivy League rival the Harvard Crimson (5-3, 1-1 Ivy League) in Cambridge, Mass on Saturday.
The Princeton Tigers (2-5, 0-2 Ivy League) played like an entirely different team from the one that suffered a 20-10 drubbing at the hands of Penn. They nevertheless fell short against No. 3-ranked Yale by a heartbreaking score of 11-10.
The Princeton women’s tennis team (9-7 overall, 1-0 Ivy League) ushered in Ivy League play with a 5-2 victory against Penn (7-6, 0-1) on Saturday. The win extends the Tigers’ streak to three consecutive victories and sets an optimistic precedent for the six remaining games against each of the Ivy League teams.
The Princeton men’s and women’s fencing teams capped their seasons with impressive performances in this weekend’s NCAA championships at Brandeis University. For the sixth year in a row, Princeton placed in the top four in the tournament, taking home an NCAA trophy. After a weekend of tenacious competition, the Tigers clawed their way up to a third-place finish, just outperforming St. John’s University. Ohio State University narrowly finished ahead of the Tigers with a score of 167-160, while the Columbia Lions won their second straight title with 174 points.
This past weekend, the Princeton men’s baseball team (6-10 overall, 0-0 Ivy League) traveled to Annapolis to take on the United States Naval Academy (18-6-1) in a four-game series. The Tigers dropped two back-to-back games in their first doubleheader against the Midshipmen on Saturday before splitting a pair of games on Sunday to finish the overall contest with a 1-3 record.
The Princeton softball team (5-17 overall) can breathe a sigh of relief, having finally winning a game in the month of March. The Tigers claimed their season home opener with two victories over Colgate (3-14 overall) on Saturday, winning the first by a score of 7-4 and the second, 9-6.
After months of buildup, Princeton’s men's and women's crew teams finally had a chance to test their mettle on the water this weekend at the opening of the dual meet season. Both the heavy- and lightweight men’s teams were victorious against strong opponents whom they were nevertheless expected to beat, while each of the women’s teams fell to some of the toughest competition they will face all year.
After a heart-breaking loss at home earlier in the week, the men’s volleyball team traveled to Newark to close their home-and-home series against the New Jersey Institute of Technology. While the Tigers managed to clinch a tight first set, 25-23, the Highlanders found their rhythm and won the match with 25-20, 25-29 and 25-21 wins.
Nobody quite saw it coming. Following a shaky start to the season, the stage was set for the Tigers (2-4 overall, 0-1 Ivy League) to claw their way back into contention with an early conference win on their home field. That script would not play out. On the opening day of Ivy League play, the Penn Quakers (4-2, 1-0) routed men’s lacrosse by a score of 20-10. Saturday’s contest saw eight members of the visiting team score, four of whom tallied hat tricks.