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Sports Recaps

Five Princeton players gather to celebrate after a goal in the rain versus the University of North Carolina.

No. 15 men's lacrosse takes down No. 18 North Carolina, downed by No. 1 Duke

Princeton's gritty performance against the Tar Heels earned them a vital win against a ranked opponent, though their subsequent loss to the No. 1 Blue Devils shows that there is a long way to go for this Tigers team.

Princeton's gritty performance against the Tar Heels earned them a vital win against a ranked opponent, though their subsequent loss to the No. 1 Blue Devils shows that there is a long way to go for this Tigers team.

SPORTS | March 4

Player in orange and black Princeton jersey shoots a three pointer over two Dartmouth defenders.

Women's basketball rolls to weekend sweep with wins over Harvard, Dartmouth

With the two wins this weekend over Harvard and Dartmouth, the Tigers can now clinch a share of the Ivy League title with a win next weekend versus Penn.

With the two wins this weekend over Harvard and Dartmouth, the Tigers can now clinch a share of the Ivy League title with a win next weekend versus Penn.

SPORTS | March 4

Woman in Princeton uniform carries lacrosse ball and looks up the field.

No. 23 women’s lacrosse falls in close, rainy matchup against No. 21 Yale

A third quarter offensive drought left the Tigers unable to recover at Sherrerd Field, as the Yale Bulldogs took care of business for the third time in the last five games against Princeton.

A third quarter offensive drought left the Tigers unable to recover at Sherrerd Field, as the Yale Bulldogs took care of business for the third time in the last five games against Princeton.

SPORTS | March 4

Seven Princeton players pose in a row for photo before their last game at Hobey Baker Rink.

Men’s ice hockey closes regular season with tight loss to St. Lawrence, senior night defeat versus Clarkson

The Tigers celebrated seven seniors this weekend in front of a loud Hobey Baker Rink, though in both matchups this weekend the Tigers fell short. The team will look to keep their season alive in a playoff matchup next week versus Harvard.

The Tigers celebrated seven seniors this weekend in front of a loud Hobey Baker Rink, and the team will look to keep their season alive in a do-or-die playoff matchup next week versus Harvard.

SPORTS | March 4

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A basketball player wearing a black and orange jersey is mid-air, dunking a basketball into a hoop. Two defending players wearing white and red jerseys attempt to block the shot.

Men’s basketball closes perfect home season with 79–77 win against Cornell

In front of a packed Jadwin Gymnasium, the Tigers defeated the Cornell Big Red. Vaulting to the top of the Ivy League standings, the victory increases their likelihood of securing the first seed in the Ivy League tournament.

In front of a packed Jadwin Gymnasium, the Tigers defeated the Cornell Big Red. Vaulting to the top of the Ivy League standings, the victory increases their likelihood of securing the first seed in the Ivy League tournament.

SPORTS | March 3

Caden Pierce jumps off the court with a basketball coming out of his hand. Several Columbia players wearing blue jerseys stand around him.

Six double-digit scorers carry men’s basketball to win over Columbia

After winning against Columbia, the Tigers will now turn to a pivotal Ivy League game Saturday night versus the the Cornell Big Red, as they vie for the important one seed in the Ivy Madness tournament.

After winning against Columbia, the Tigers will now turn to a pivotal Ivy League game Saturday night versus the the Cornell Big Red, as they vie for the important one seed in the Ivy Madness tournament.

SPORTS | March 2

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The Garden State Rivalry: No. 23 women’s lacrosse wins their home opener against No. 22 Rutgers

In a meeting of New Jersey rivals, No. 23 Princeton women’s lacrosse beat out No. 22 Rutgers 13–10 in the season home opener. Led by attackers Jami MacDonald and McKenzie Blake, who scored three goals each, the Tigers saw out Rutgers in fairly comfortable fashion.

In a meeting of New Jersey rivals, No. 23 Princeton women’s lacrosse beat out No. 22 Rutgers 13–10 in the season home opener. Led by attackers Jami MacDonald and McKenzie Blake, who scored three goals each, the Tigers saw out Rutgers in fairly comfortable fashion.

SPORTS | February 29

Man in white jersey starts to shoot basketball in front of crowd.

Men’s basketball breezes past Harvard and Dartmouth in weekend sweep

Xaivian Lee’s 27 points paced the Tigers in the win over the Crimson, while Caden Pierce’s 22 points led the way against Dartmouth. The Tigers now go on to face Columbia on Friday and Cornell on Saturday.

Xaivian Lee’s 27 points paced the Tigers in the win over the Crimson, while Caden Pierce’s 22 points led the way against Dartmouth. The Tigers now go on to face Columbia on Friday and Cornell on Saturday.

SPORTS | February 26

Men in black shirts smile for a picture, standing on a tennis court holding a banner and a trophy.

Princeton men’s tennis sweep weekend at ECAC Indoor Championships

Princeton men's tennis squad crushed their competition including Brown University, Yale University, and the University of Pennsylvania this past weekend to win the ECAC Indoor Championships.

Princeton men's tennis squad crushed their competition including Brown University, Yale University, and the University of Pennsylvania this past weekend to win the ECAC Conference Indoor Championships.

SPORTS | February 22

A man holding a lacrosse stick on a grass field with a goal in the background and a defender nearby.

Strong defensive showing propels No. 11 Princeton men’s lacrosse past Manhattan

Following two out-of-conference games against unranked opponents, the Tigers’ next five games will be against ranked opponents. The difficult stretch of games will include road games at No. 4 ranked Maryland and No. 2 ranked Duke.

Following two out-of-conference games against unranked opponents, the Tigers’ next five games will be against ranked opponents. The difficult stretch of games will include road games at No. 4 ranked Maryland and No. 2 ranked Duke.

SPORTS | February 21

Woman in black and orange shoots basketball over two women in white and blue uniforms.

No. 25 women’s basketball storms past Brown, freezes Yale in busy weekend

The Tigers came from behind to beat Brown in a runaway fourth quarter, while they allowed their fewest points in 43 years against Yale. Now, the Tigers head into another week of practice before their toughest regular-season matchup remaining against the Columbia Lions (18—5, 9—1). The game will tip off at 2 p.m. Saturday on ESPN+ from Levien Gym.

The Tigers came from behind to beat Brown in a runaway fourth quarter, while they allowed their fewest points in 43 years against Yale. Now, the Tigers head into another week of practice before their toughest regular-season matchup remaining against the Columbia Lions (18—5, 9—1). The game will tip off at 2 p.m. Saturday on ESPN+ from Levien Gym.The Tigers came from behind to beat Brown in a runaway fourth quarter, while they allowed their fewest points in 43 years against Yale.

SPORTS | February 20

A man shoots a basketball over the outstretched arms of the defender as the crowd watches on.

Men’s basketball dominates Yale to hand the Bulldogs their first Ivy loss of the season

The Tigers had four players score double digits en route to a 73–62 victory over the Bulldogs. With the win, Princeton is now one game behind Yale and Cornell in the race for the Ivy League regular season title.

The Tigers had four players score double digits en route to a 73–62 victory over the Bulldogs. With the win, Princeton is now one game behind Yale and Cornell in the race for the Ivy League regular season title.

SPORTS | February 19