For the second consecutive weekend, the women's basketball team split its two weekend games. This time, however, there were no wild celebrations, no game-winning steals and no multi-year winning streaks that came to an end.Although Princeton (12-9 overall, 6-3 Ivy League) was able to salvage a 60-42 victory over Yale in New Haven, Conn., Saturday, a Friday defeat at Brown could prove devastating to the Tigers' hopes of winning the regular-season conference title.
Just another weekend, say the men's hockey team. But that's what it's been saying all season. The question for the Tigers is: when will it be more than "just another weekend"?With only four weekends and eight games remaining, time is running out for Princeton (11-6-3 overall, 5-6-3 Eastern College Athletic Conference) to take a solid position in the ECAC standings.
The only thing left for the women's squash team to do this season is bring home the Cup ? the Howe Cup, that is.After a remarkable 8-0 season, Princeton cruises into this weekend's national championship event, the Howe Cup Tournament in New Haven, Conn.
The Princeton football record book reads like a rundown of former Tiger running back Keith Elias '94's stats.Monday, the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League decided that Elias might still be able to run down into the end zone, signing the Princeton great to a one-year contract.
With the women's basketball team battling for an Ivy League championship for the first time in three years, Zakiya Pressley is finally beginning to taste the success that she came to know well in high school.As a sophomore at Lakeside High School in Seattle, Pressley helped her team to capture the Washington State Basketball Championship.
You've probably heard by now (after all, it's Thursday, three whole days after it happened) that our men's basketball team cracked the top-10 in both national polls this week.Perhaps you're aware that women's hoops defeated Harvard last weekend to end the Crimson's 32-game win streak.If you're a real Princeton sports enthusiast you might even know that women's squash is vying for ? and has a good chance of winning ? the Howe Cup this weekend.But outside our Princeton athletic bubble is another event, one that is supposed to unify the world, but isn't getting much student attention: the Winter Olympics.
So many faceoffs occur in any given men's hockey game that only in rare late-game situations does a single one affect the outcome of the game.But any hockey coach will tell you that over the course of a game, the team that dominates the faceoff circle will usually dominate the game.