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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

Huddle of Princeton lacrosse players with white jerseys and orange shorts gather on the green field. The girls are hold lacrosse sticks.

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

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Tigers tripped up by Runnin’ Rebs: Historic season comes to a close for men's basketball

Following their 90–81 upset loss in the Ivy Madness semifinal and subsequent disqualification from the NCAA tournament, men’s basketball’s season came to an official close on Wednesday night after an NIT first-round loss to the UNLV Runnin’ Rebels.

Following their 90–81 upset loss in the Ivy Madness semifinal and subsequent disqualification from the NCAA tournament, men’s basketball’s season came to an official close on Wednesday night after an NIT first-round loss to the UNLV Runnin’ Rebels.

SPORTS | March 22

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SHUT UP AND DANCE: Women’s basketball roars past Columbia for fifth-straight Ivy title

For the fifth consecutive season, women's basketball reigns supreme over the Ivy League, as Carla Berube's 100th win officially booked the Tigers spot in the NCAA Tournament.

For the fifth consecutive season, women's basketball reigns supreme over the Ivy League, as Carla Berube's 100th win officially booked the Tigers spot in the NCAA Tournament.

SPORTS | March 16

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March Madness hopes smashed after Brown defeats Princeton in historic upset

Despite a comeback attempt led by first-year guard Dalen Davis, the Tigers weren’t able to overcome a massive Brown lead in a season-ending loss. The loss marks the first time a No. 4 seed has beaten a No. 1 seed in Ivy League tournament history.

Despite a comeback attempt led by first-year guard Dalen Davis, the Tigers weren’t able to overcome a massive Brown lead in a season-ending loss. The loss marks the first time a No. 4 seed has beaten a No. 1 seed in Ivy League tournament history.

SPORTS | March 16

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Women’s basketball narrowly escapes Penn, advances to Ivy Madness Final

Princeton survived a first-half deficit to move on to the Ivy Madness final, paced by Madison St. Rose’s 19 points and punctuated with Ellie Mitchell’s record-breaking 1,100th career rebound.

Princeton survived a first-half deficit to move on to the Ivy Madness final, paced by Madison St. Rose’s 19 points and punctuated with Ellie Mitchell’s record-breaking 1,100th career rebound.

SPORTS | March 16

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Women’s basketball clinches sixth straight regular season Ivy title

Princeton will now head to New York for Ivy Madness as the one seed, where the winner of the tournament will earn the conference’s automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.

Princeton will now head to New York for Ivy Madness as the one seed, where the winner of the tournament will earn the conference’s automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.

SPORTS | March 11

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Softball disappoints at UCF Knights Classics tournament, going 1–4 over the weekend

The Tigers began the tournament with a victory against the Bethune-Cookman University Wildcats, but then fell in four additional matchups. The Tigers will now head to California during spring break, where they will play a total of seven games.

The Tigers began the tournament with a victory against the Bethune-Cookman University Wildcats, but then fell in four additional matchups. The Tigers will now head to California during spring break, where they will play a total of seven games.

SPORTS | March 6

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