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The Daily Princetonian

Athletes of the Break - Danielle Stramandi and Scott Denbo

After capturing its ninth-ever Ivy League Championship Feb. 26, the women's swimming and diving team hoped to top off its successful season with a strong showing on the national level.Thanks to the performance of sophomore diver Danielle Stramandi over Spring Break, Princeton can rest assured that it has achieved that goal.The Tigers sent four representatives to the NCAA Division I Women's Swimming and Diving Championships March 16-18 in Indianapolis ? sophomore swimmer Jenny Macauley, junior diver Erin Lutz and sophomore divers Katherine Mattison and Stramandi.

SPORTS | 03/21/2000

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Clarkson erases men's hockey's ECAC hopes with opening-round sweep

As junior forward Shane Campbell won the faceoff and fired a shot past Clarkson goalie Karl Mattson to give the men's hockey team a 2-0 lead with three minutes, 30 seconds left in the first period, it looked as if the Golden Knights' streak was coming to an end.However, Clarkson, winner of 15 consecutive home playoff games, would not be stopped last weekend by the Tigers.

SPORTS | 03/19/2000

The Daily Princetonian

Even with Rocca back in action, men's hoops falls to Penn St. in NIT opener

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. ? Not even the return of injured senior forward Mason Rocca could dig the Tigers out of an early hole Wednesday against Penn State, as the Tigers ended their season by bowing out in the first round of the National Invitation Tournament, 55-41.Rocca entered the game with eight minutes, 27 seconds remaining in the first half after having missed the last three regular season games.

SPORTS | 03/19/2000

The Daily Princetonian

Men's hockey opens playoffs, shoots for Lake Placid

For the last three years, the men's hockey team has won its first-round Eastern College Athletic Conference playoff series and made the trip to Lake Placid, N.Y., for the semifinals.To make it back for a fourth straight year, Princeton (10-14-4 overall, 8-9-4 ECAC) will have to break an even more impressive streak.Clarkson (15-14-3, 9-8-3), whom Princeton will face in the first round, has won its first-round series for the past 10 seasons and has appeared in the championship game for the last three of those.

SPORTS | 03/09/2000

The Daily Princetonian

Small leads Tigers from behind plate

It's a choice more and more high school seniors are having to make. Go to school and get an education, or chase down your dreams of playing professionally.For senior catcher Buster Small, the opportunity to play professional baseball had presented itself, and the temptation was strong."Like every kid, I wanted to be a major leaguer," Small says.

SPORTS | 03/09/2000

The Daily Princetonian

Softball looks to sustain momentum during Spring Break trip to Florida

This year, before deciding on the schedule for the 1999-2000 campaign, head coach Cindy Cohen presented her softball team with a choice.Coming off a year in which the Tigers never recovered from early season losses, Cohen wondered whether the team would benefit from playing easier competition during Spring Break, and thereby boosting its confidence for the rest of the season.

SPORTS | 03/08/2000