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Wrestling drops three despite Clarke's undefeated weekend

Although the wrestling team got swept under the mats once again this weekend, freshman Joe Clarke pulled out a broom of his own, recording an undefeated 3-0 record in the team's losing efforts.For the Tigers, the weekend sweep at the hands of Harvard, Brown and Drexel in Cambridge, Mass., highlighted once again the team's mounting troubles.For Clarke, the weekend sweep of his three 141-pound foes showed the promise of future individual glory.Against Ivy-rival Harvard Friday, the Tigers were crushed to the tune of a 37-3 loss.

SPORTS | 02/07/2000

Athlete of the Week: John Mack

Once again, senior sprinter John Mack staked a claim to the title of fastest man on campus. This time, the event was men's indoor track's Penn State-Princeton-Connecticut Triangular meet held Sunday in University Park, Pa.Mack's performance in the 400 meters bettered the previous meet record, posting a time of 48.17 seconds, Mack, who also competes in the 200 and in relays, has been a vital part of Princeton's success over the past few years.

SPORTS | 02/07/2000

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W. track prevails over Penn, while men's track falls at Penn State

As the indoor track season heads into the most important stretch of the year, including the Harvard-Yale-Princeton meet next weekend, in Cambridge, Mass., and the Heptagonal Championships at the end of the month in Hanover, N.H., both the men's and women's teams are managing to gain valuable meet experience by facing quality competition.The men's and women's indoor track teams were both in action this Saturday, with the women pulling out a close victory over archrival Penn (66-61) at Jadwin Gym and the men facing top-tier competition at the Penn State-Princeton-UConn Triangular meet.

SPORTS | 02/06/2000

Brown, Yale to visit women's hoops

'Must-win' time has arrived earlier than anticipated for women's basketball. Expecting to compete for the Ivy League title at the beginning of the season, the Tigers (3-14 overall, 0-3 Ivy) have floundered and need two wins against Brown and Yale this weekend if they are to have any chance of winning the crown.Princeton enters the weekend with three losses in Ivy play.

SPORTS | 02/03/2000

Gloger sprains ankle, could miss weekend

This weekend, the members of the men's basketball team may learn exactly how tough they really are.With many of its regular starters out with injuries, the team that head coach Bill Carmody will take with him on the road for games against Ivy League foes Brown (6-10 overall, 3-1 Ivy) and Yale (5-11, 3-1) has about as many unknowns as the lineup of baseball's Kansas City Royals."It's a little rough," Carmody said.

SPORTS | 02/03/2000

Men's hockey rival Vermont cancels season after hazing cover-up

The University of Vermont cancelled its men's hockey season Jan. 14 in the wake of freshman walk-on Corey Latulippe's suit alleging that he was hazed during a team initiation earlier this academic year.According to the Associated Press, the University has acknowledged that players were "coerced into drinking large amounts of alcohol, parading naked while holding one another's genitals and engaging in other degrading activities."Princeton senior captain Darren Yopyk said, "Obviously it's a really serious offense.

SPORTS | 02/02/2000

Hughes could bring a bonfire

In Hanover, N.H., a bonfire is not a very big deal. It's special. But it's also a guaranteed yearly phenomenon.Every single fall during every single Homecoming weekend, Dartmouth's campus flocks to its fabled 'Green' to revel in the glow of a bonfire ? no matter how that year's football team happened to perform.In Princeton, N.J., bonfires are quite a different story ? as Old Nassau's underclassmen may need reminding.

SPORTS | 02/02/2000