Had the Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association tournament taken place a weekend later, the wrestling team would have had a reasonable explanation for its terrible luck.Unfortunately for the Tigers, however, not even a Friday the 13th curse could have positioned them in a more dubious situation at Lehigh University Friday.Perhaps emulating the NCAA basketball selection committee, officials at the tournament paired half of Princeton's team members with the No.
Just after 6:30 p.m. yesterday, the men's basketball team got the news it had been waiting for. Princeton will take on the University of Nevada-Las Vegas Thursday in Hartford, Conn., in the first round of the NCAA tournament.The Tigers (26-1 overall, 14-0 Ivy League) were rewarded for their dominating season with the fifth seed in the East regional.
Harvard turned the tables. Again.For the second time in as many years, the Crimson captured the Eastern Intercollegiate Swimming League Championships after being upset in the Harvard-Yale-Princeton Invitational.
Offense wins games, but defense wins championships.The women's hockey team learned the truth to that sports adage when the underdog Tigers (12-15-2 overall, 9-13-1 Eastern College Athletic Conference) upset defending ECAC champion Northeastern (25-5-4, 17-3-3) Saturday in Boston in the first round of the ECAC tournament."We knew that it was the most important game of the season and that it was going to be rough," sophomore forward Danya Marshman said.
Well, the men's hockey team is finally in the playoffs. But as for whom and where it is playing, only this weekend will decide.Despite a sub-.500 league performance, Princeton (7-8-5 Eastern College Athletic Conference, 13-8-5 overall) has clinched a playoff berth in the first round of next week's ECAC playoffs.
With a Heptagonal team victory solidified and still fresh in their minds, some members of the women's track team must shift focus and concentrate on individual glory at this weekend's Eastern College Athletic Association championships in Boston.For some, the weekend is the last opportunity to qualify for nationals March 13-14.
They already played and won for their team. Now members of the men's track and field team will get to compete for themselves.Princeton proved that it was the Ivy League's elite team by winning the Heptagonal title last weekend in the final event of the team's indoor season.
Just two seasons ago Princeton University hired a coach with a grand total of one year of head coaching experience ? at Fulton-Montgomery Community College ? to take the reins of its men's basketball program.There were questions.
It would have been a disaster in most other circumstances.As the men's tennis team's game against Rutgers drew to a close yesterday afternoon, the Scarlet Knights' Scott McGrath was down 5-4, 30-0 in the third set of his match against Princeton's No.