The Princeton men’s and women’s rugby teams jointly hosted the ninth annual Rickerson Cup on Rickerson Field this past Saturday. The Cup - named after Stu Rickerson '71 - looks to raise money and awareness for pancreatic cancer; this year, the event raised around $22,000 in one day.
Over the weekend, the men’s and women’s golf teams competed in their respective Ivy League championships. Despite being the underdogs, the men’s team won the Ivy League championship with its first title since 2013 and its 30th in program history. The women’s team finished fourth overall. The men’s team will continue their season in the NCAA Regionals from May 12 to 15.
The men’s and women’s golf teams hosted events in New Jersey in their final weekend of play before the Ivy League championships
Women’s golf dominated at the Harvard Invitational, winning the individual and team championships and finishing 11 points ahead of Penn and Harvard.
Women’s hockey fell to Minnesota 5—2 in the first round of the NCAA tournament. Minnesota would go on to be defeated by Wisconsin in the championship game.
Women’s hockey was defeated by Cornell in a double-overtime thriller in the ECAC semifinals. The Tigers will head to Minneapolis to take on No. 2 University of Minnesota in the NCAA quarterfinals, their first appearance since 2006.
Women’s hockey beat St. Lawrence 4–1 on Friday evening and 6–2 on Saturday afternoon. Winning these two games moved Princeton on to the semifinals where they will face Cornell next weekend.
This weekend, the No. 7 women’s hockey team (18–6–5 overall, 15–4–3 ECAC) will begin its ECAC playoff journey with a best-of-three series against fifth-seed St. Lawrence (14–13–7, 9–7–6) at Baker Rink. The format for this tournament is to take the top eight of 12 teams from the conference ranked on points earned in conference games, with two points awarded for a win, one for an overtime loss, and none for a loss in regulation.
This past weekend, the No. 7 ranked women’s hockey team (18–6–5, 15–4–3 ECAC) ended the 2018–19 regular season on a tough note, losing both games against No. 5 Clarkson (25–7–2, 16–5–1) and Saint Lawrence (14–13–7, 9–7–6). These results left the Tigers, as the fourth seed in the ECAC tournament, in a three-way tie for second with Clarkson and No. 9 Colgate (21–8–5, 15–4–3).
No. 6 women's hockey will take on No. 5 Clarkson and St. Lawrence this weekend to battle for the ECAC tournament top seed.