Weekend Review Dec. 9
Both the men’s and women’s soccer teams will face Harvard this Saturday on Sherrerd Field at the Class of 1952 Stadium. The men’s team will kick off the back-to-back games at 3 p.m., while the women’s team will conclude the day, kicking off at 6 p.m.
The football team continued their string of strong offensive performances with a 45–10 victory over Columbia in the Ivy League season opener.
In one of the busiest weeks any Princeton sports team has had this year, the women's tennis team competed in two separate tournaments last week. Half the team traveled to the midwest to compete against 31 other schools in the Milwaukee Tennis Classic. Meanwhile, the other half stayed closer to home, competing in the Cissie Leary Invitational hosted by Penn.
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.