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Pressley leads Tigers on defense, makes career-high seven steals against Columbia

Entering this weekend, the women's basketball team had just finished its first Ivy League weekend sweep in nearly two years, beating both Yale and Brown in mid-January.However, it seemed as though reality was bound to set in on the Tigers, who were playing back-to-back games on the road.But Princeton dominated its opposition this weekend, dispatching both Cornell and Columbia by double digits.

SPORTS | 02/01/1998

Coach to lead Chicago MLS club

Bob Bradley '80 always used to tell his Princeton players that it wasn't so important how a team looked at the beginning of the season so long as they were working to become a good team at the end of the year.This week Bradley will again have the opportunity to emphasize that philosophy to a group of players gathered together for the first time when he begins his journey as head coach of the Major League Soccer's newly formed Chicago Fire.Bradley, who stepped down two years ago as the Tigers' head coach to become an assistant with D.C.

SPORTS | 01/18/1998

Marrow's status forces Penn to forfeit five wins

When the football team met Penn on Nov. 8, it was the participation of Penn's All-Ivy defensive tackle Mitch Marrow (six tackles, three sacks, one forced fumble) that almost single-handedly secured the Quakers' 20-17 victory.Little did anyone know at the time that Marrow's participation would eventually turn that Quaker win and four others into losses.A Penn academic panel ruled last week that the 22-year-old Marrow, a 6-foot-5, 285-pound fifth-year senior with NFL aspirations, became a part-time student and ineligible under NCAA regulations after dropping one of his three courses Sept.

SPORTS | 01/08/1998

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Earl nominated for award

Junior guard Brian Earl was one of 30 players recently nominated for the John R. Wooden award. The Wooden award is given annually to the top player in men's college basketball.Other players nominated for the award included North Carolina's Antawn Jamison, who Princeton held to six points in the No.

SPORTS | 01/08/1998

Beaver upsets DiMauro to claim w. squash's Constable invite title

The Tigers (3-0 overall, 2-0 Ivy League) have become a personal nemesis for Penn women's squash star Jessica DiMauro.Last season, as the defending national champion, DiMauro was upset by Princeton's Katherine Johnson '97 in the national championship final.Sunday at the Constable Invitational in Jadwin Gym, DiMauro ran into another Tiger she couldn't beat: freshman Julia Beaver.

SPORTS | 01/06/1998

On The Rise

Bouncing back from a disappointing 50-42 loss to No. 1 North Carolina, the men's basketball team took out its revenge against another Atlantic Coast Conference team from North Carolina, en route to four straight wins and its current No.

SPORTS | 01/06/1998

Penn stuns women's hoops after successful 3-2 recess

With a game against a supposed lowly Penn team last Saturday night, the women's basketball team looked to capitalize upon its success over the winter break.With four of five games on the road, including two at the Lady Griz Holiday Classic in Missoula, Mont., Princeton (5-7 overall, 0-1 Ivy League) had managed to go 3-2 over the recess and seemed poised to reach .500 once again.But the Quakers (4-7, 1-0) came into Jadwin Gym Saturday and stunned the Tigers with a thrilling come-from-behind 55-52 victory, opening the Ivy League season on a disappointing note for a young Princeton team.

SPORTS | 01/06/1998