David Xin

Head Sports Editor


Tigers clinch top seed in CWPA championships, perfect 8–0 in conference play

The women’s water polo team ended conference play with a four-game home stand over the weekend. The Tigers faced George Washington, Brown, Harvard, and Bucknell at DeNunzio Pool, winning all four of their matches. The wins doubled Princeton’s winning streak to eight games and helped the Tigers end the regular season with a perfect 8–0 performance in the CWPA.

Tigers edged out by No. 2 Maryland in final moments in 11–10 thriller

The women’s lacrosse team took No. 2 Maryland to the wire, building on a strong lead to stay ahead for the first 50 minutes of the game. However, the Terps came back as a free-position attempt with 45.1 seconds left on the clock gave Maryland the opportunity to steal the game. After giving the Terps their largest deficit all season, the Tigers were unable to hold on and were narrowly edged out by Maryland 11–10.

Men’s tennis sweep weekend with perfect 3-0 home stand

Men’s tennis swept Binghamton, Charlotte, and Western Michigan in its three-game home stand. The Tigers extended their win streak to five games as they look to build momentum heading into Ivy League play at the end of the month. 

Men’s basketball wraps up season with difficult loss at Yale

With the season on the line, the men’s basketball team fell just short of qualifying for the Ivy League Tournament in a heartbreaking overtime loss to Yale. To qualify, the Tigers needed to win both games this weekend and for Harvard to defeat Columbia. While Princeton handily defeated Brown 78–63, the Orange and Black were narrowly outscored in OT with Yale, falling to the Bulldogs 90–94.

Men's and Women's Tennis prepare for Ivy League and look for NCAA qualifications

Less than a month separates the men’s and women’s tennis team from a return to Ivy League play. While both sides have been competing since September, conference play and the ensuing NCAA tournament will undoubtedly add a degree of intensity as the season progresses. Both the men’s and women’s teams have shown strong performances so far, promising an exciting and competitive 2018 campaign.