This past weekend was a great one for Princeton men’s and women’s basketball. Both teams went undefeated in their opening Ivy League weekend at home in Jadwin Gymnasium against Columbia on Friday and Cornell on Saturday.
This past Sunday, the Princeton wrestling team continued its stretch against some of the top teams in the country when it traveled to New York City to take on No. 10 Virginia Tech in Madison Square Garden. The game represented the opening match at the Grapple at the Garden. Unfortunately, the unranked Tigers came out on the losing side of this match, defeated by a score of 26-12.
The women’s basketball team (5-2) came into last night at Lafayette (3-5) looking to pick up back-to-back wins after a win on Saturday at home over Delaware. The two teams had met early last season and Princeton came away with the win (65-27,) a goal the Tigers were looking to repeat. On Wednesday night, the Tigers were victorious 53-45.
The women’s and men’s basketball teams play games back-to-back at home in Jadwin Gymnasium on Wednesday, Nov. 27. The women’s game against No. 25 Villanova will tip first at 5:30 p.m. and will be immediately followed by the men’s game at approximately 8 p.m. against Lehigh.
This weekend, Princeton football (5-1, 2-1 Ivy) comes home after a great road trip to take on Cornell (2-4, 2-1) under the lights at 7 p.m. on Oct. 28 in what should be a good game. Last year, when these teams met in Ithaca, the Tigers walked away as big winners. In the 100th meeting between the teams this year, Princeton will be looking to continue its recent success against the Big Red to win its 5th straight over Cornell. Princeton leads the all-time series 61-36-2.
Following successful tournaments at Duke and Penn two weekends ago, the men’s tennis team was looking forward to keeping that strong showing this past weekend at home as they hosted the Ivy-Plus Invitational at the Lenz Tennis Center Friday through Sunday.