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With the weekend sweep, the Tigers finished undefeated in the CWPA regular season for the first time since 2018. Head Coach Derek Ellingson also secured his 100th win with the program.

With the weekend sweep, the Tigers finished undefeated in the CWPA regular season for the first time since 2018. Head Coach Derek Ellingson also secured his 100th win with the program.


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No. 2 men’s heavyweight rowing downs No. 12 Navy, No. 1 women’s lightweight dominates No. 2 Harvard-Radcliffe

After this weekend, the Tigers’ heavies will host Ivy foes Penn and Columbia, while the women’s lightweights will travel to No. 3 Stanford.

After this weekend, the Tigers’ heavies will host Ivy foes Penn and Columbia, while the women’s lightweights will travel to No. 3 Stanford.

SPORTS | April 8

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No. 18 women’s lacrosse upsets No. 7 Penn in a crucial Ivy League matchup

The No. 18 Princeton Tigers (6–3 overall, 2–1 Ivy) shocked the No. 7 ranked Penn Quakers (8–2, 2–1) last night with help from an offensive barrage. Through the rain and wind, the Tigers were able to pull off the 14–9 upset to launch them to second place in the Ivy League.

The No. 18 Princeton Tigers (6–3 overall, 2–1 Ivy) shocked the No. 7 ranked Penn Quakers (8–2, 2–1) last night with help from an offensive barrage. Through the rain and wind, the Tigers were able to pull off the 14–9 upset to launch them to second place in the Ivy League.

SPORTS | April 5

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Princeton men’s lacrosse secures a narrow Tuesday night win over Lehigh

In yet another rainy game on Sherrerd Field, the Tigers emerged victorious, downing Lehigh 12-10. Despite being down two goals at halftime, Princeton gave up just three second-half goals to give them the edge in a back-and-forth game.

In yet another rainy game on Sherrerd Field, the Tigers emerged victorious, downing Lehigh 12-10. Despite being down two goals at halftime, Princeton gave up just three second-half goals to give them the edge in a back-and-forth game.

SPORTS | April 3

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‘It's ’bout time’: Princeton fencing shines in the NCAA and beyond

With an NCAA Champion, an NCAA Semifinalist, six All-Americans, and two Olympic qualifiers, Princeton Fencing has proven this year why it is a top-ten fencing program in the nation. 

With an NCAA Champion, an NCAA Semifinalist, six All-Americans, and two Olympic qualifiers, Princeton Fencing has proven this year why it is a top-ten fencing program in the nation. 

SPORTS | April 2

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Baseball drops two of three in series versus Yale

After dropping two of three this weekend, the Tigers sit in the middle of the Ivy League standings in the early-goings of conference play. Ahead of a key series away at Brown, the Tigers know that they “need to get the bats rolling” in order to move up the Ivy standings.

After dropping two of three this weekend, the Tigers sit in the middle of the Ivy League standings in the early-goings of conference play. Ahead of a key series away at Brown, the Tigers know that they “need to get the bats rolling” in order to move up the Ivy standings.

SPORTS | April 1

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Coulter Mackesy reaches 100 goals as No. 17 Princeton men’s lacrosse downs No. 14 Harvard

Fresh off a last second loss to Cornell last weekend, Princeton lacrosse got back in the win column with a vital victory over conference rival Harvard.

Fresh off a last second loss to Cornell last weekend, Princeton lacrosse got back in the win column with a vital victory over conference rival Harvard.

SPORTS | March 26

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The dance ends early: women’s basketball falls to West Virginia

A turnover-filled third quarter and 29 points from West Virginia's JJ Quinerly doomed the Tigers in a first-round March Madness exit. The loss served as a damper on an otherwise successful season and was a sendoff for seniors Kaitlyn Chen, Ellie Mitchell, and Chet Nweke.

A turnover-filled third quarter and 29 points from JJ Quinerly doomed the Tigers in a first-round March Madness exit. The loss served as a damper on an otherwise successful season and was a sendoff for seniors Kaitlyn Chen, Ellie Mitchell, and Chet Nweke.

SPORTS | March 25