The Princeton men’s tennis team members turned their fortunes around this weekend with a 4-3 win over Yale on Saturday and another victory over Brown on Sunday.
The Princeton women’s tennis team started off strong in their match against Wake Forest (6-2, 0-0 in-conference) but failed to pull off a victory, falling 5-2 in a hard-fought match this past Sunday and losing their third straight game after a red-hot start to the year.
The Princeton women’s hockey team had a rough Thanksgiving weekend, dropping back-to-back games against Boston University.
The Princeton Tigers (8-2, 6-1 Ivy League) overcame Dartmouth (4-6, 1-6 Ivy League) this Saturday to clinch a share of their first Ivy League title since 2013. Dartmouth jumped ahead first, scoring a touchdown on their initial possession of the game, but the Tigers evened the score late in the first quarter with a one-yard run by junior quarterback John Lovett.
The stars aligned for Princeton football this weekend, as the Tigers (7-2, 5-1 Ivy ) thrashed Yale 31-3 while Penn topped Harvard in overtime.
Over fall break, the Princeton football team scored two crucial victories to keep themselves firmly in the chase for the Ivy League title.
Princeton had more yards and won the turnover battle, but Harvard took the day in a heartbreaking 23-20 overtime victory over the Tigers to stay atop the Ivy League. Both teams entered the day unbeaten and with high expectations: the Tigers (4-2, 2-1 Ivy) were seeking to break the tie for first place in-conference by beating Harvard (5-1, 3-0 Ivy) for the first time since 2013. Once the game began, however, it seemed to be all Harvard.
Junior quarterback John Lovett passed for two touchdowns and rushed for a third as the Princeton Tigers (4-1, 2-0 Ivy) cruised to an easy victory over Brown (1-4, 0-2 Ivy). Princeton kicked off the scoring early, with senior quarterback Chad Kanoff uncorking a 33-yard bomb to senior wide receiver Isaiah Barnes for the first score.
Junior quarterback John Lovett rushed for three touchdowns and passed for another as the Princeton Tigers (3-1, 1-0 Ivy) rolled over Georgetown (3-2, 2-1 at home), 31-17.Though Princeton would come out on top, Georgetown was the first on the scoreboard.
Senior quarterback Chad Kanoff threw for 230 yards, junior quarterback John Lovett and senior running back Joe Rhattigan rushed for almost fifty yards apiece, and the Princeton Tigers (2-1, 1-0 Ivy) opened their Ivy League season in emphatic style by dismantling the Columbia Lions (0-3, 0-1 Ivy), 48-13. Despite the final score, Columbia struck first to open the game.