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The Daily Princetonian

Rider sweeps softball in afternoon doubleheader

After watching all hopes of salvaging the second game of an afternoon doubleheader against Rider end with a weak force out by sophomore shortstop Kim Veenstra, Princeton softball head coach Cindy Cohen just stood still for a moment on the third base line, as though she hadn't realized the game was over.But the disappointed and exasperated look on her face spoke volumes about what she thought of her team's performance."We just haven't gotten better all season and I am partially to blame," Cohen said.

SPORTS | 03/22/2000

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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The Daily Princetonian

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

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