NCAA title hauls from saber Maia Chamberlain and épée Kasia Nixon, both sophomores, in late March capped off a spectacular finish to a turbulent season for the Princeton women’s fencing team. The duo would lead the Tigers to secure their first ever double-title win, in what was not only a joyous celebration of individual talent, but also an indication of a very bright future for the program.
A last-minute swoop from seventeen-time national champions the University of Alabama wasn’t enough to ward off high school football sensation from the University.
For a team founded just over a decade ago, club swimming at Princeton has come an extremely long way in growing into the competitive and tight-knit outfit that it is today. After a short history which has seen the club expand, shrink, and now expand again, it seems the team is finally finding its feet on the competitive stage, boasting a number of outstanding swimmers who have excelled at events past and look to continue exceeding expectations at future national-level tournaments.
Men’s soccer heads into the weekend with a critical Ivy League matchup on the books against Cornell. Last weekend’s outing with Harvard saw the Tigers (3-6-4) settle to a 1-1 draw in Cambridge, while the Big Red, sitting at third in the conference, herald a 7-5-2 overall record coming off a 1-0 overtime home victory over Brown.