Princeton’s women’s volleyball (7–4 overall) had a lot of positive takeaways from its three-game weekend at the Cherry & White Classic at McGonigle Hall in Philadelphia. Princeton defeated New Hampshire (4–10) on Friday and Maryland (9–3) on Saturday before falling to Temple (3–9).
In a recent trend that features an increasing number of athletes choosing prestigious academic institutions over traditional athletic powerhouses, the University has found itself two high profile recruits in many sports recently. Next year, University students will get to watch Jaelin Llewellyn, a four-star point guard from Canada. Llewellyn turned down many major programs, including Wake Forest University, where his father played, and University of Virginia, currently the top-ranked program in the country. He has much to offer the University, both on and off the court.
At 5–2 and 2–6 respectively, the women’s and men’s basketball teams have started the year very differently. Yet this isn’t very surprising, nor should it be reason for panic, when looking back on last year.