Football @ Butler: W 50–7 Football kicked off its season in dominant fashion with a 50–7 road win against Butler. Senior quarterback John Lovett, who missed the entire 2017 season due to injury, returned to lead a prolific Princeton offense Saturday, throwing for 177 yards and two touchdowns and adding another 48 yards and two touchdowns rushing.
The women's tennis team gets set to defend its Ivy League title as it kicks off the fall 2018 season this weekend. The Tigers will host the Princeton Invitational at the Cordish Family Pavilion and Lenz Tennis Center throughout the weekend, where they will match up in both singles and doubles against Syracuse, Temple, and Ivy League competitor Penn.
Maya Walton looked to make a second straight NCAA national appearance with a successful run in San Francisco. Unfortunately, her and the rest of the Tigers fell just short of their goal, ending their season with high expectations for the future.
In a repeat of the final game of conference play, the women’s lacrosse team will face Columbia in the first game of the Ivy League tournament as the two teams will fight for a coveted spot in the NCAA tournament. The Princeton side will look for a repeat of its 22–16 victory as it hosts its Ivy League rivals on Sherrerd Field.
The women’s lacrosse team defeated Columbia, 22–16, on April 28 to claim the Ivy League championship title. The win earned the team their fifth consecutive and fourteenth overall Ivy League title. As this season’s champions, the Tigers will host the Ivy League Tournament next weekend.
The women’s lacrosse team lost a tight 16–17 game against Syracuse on Thursday. Halfway through regular season play, the team is now 4–4 on the season and 1–1 in the Ivy League.
Before becoming a Tiger, Sears was a Laker and already an accomplished lacrosse athlete at Skaneateles High School and in the club lacrosse scene. The 2015 No. 1 Young Gun Junior, 2017 Nike Northeast Player of the Year, and 2017 U.S. Lacrosse National Player of the Year received U.S. Lacrosse All-America for three consecutive years and Under Armour All-America honors amongst other accolades in recognition of her talent and hard work that culminated in 282 goals, 138 assists, and 244 ground balls.
Led by senior captains Camille Sullivan and Abby Finkelston, the reigning Ivy League champion women’s lacrosse team is hoping to continue the momentum from last spring’s successful season to reclaim its conference title and clinch a spot in the NCAA Final Four.
The women’s lacrosse team defeated Temple in its season opener, 17–4. First-year defender Mary Murphy’s strong performance earned her recognition as Ivy League Defender of the Week.