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The Daily Princetonian

W. water polo tops Villanova

After losing a 3-1 halftime lead last night and facing a suddenly hot Villanova team, the freshman-laden women's water polo team could have folded.Princeton (1-0 overall, 0-0 Collegiate Water Polo Association) responded like veterans, however, and came back to score eight of the last nine goals to take a 12-5 victory at DeNunzio Pool.The Tigers came back from a 4-4 tie and dominated the second half, pulling away with a surge over a Wildcat team that looked lethargic in the latter stages of the game."It's good to have the first game out of the way," head coach Luis Nicolao said.

SPORTS | 02/16/2000

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Men's swimming defeats Navy, looks ahead to Easterns

In the men's swimming team's final tune-up before the Eastern Championships, the Tigers sailed past visiting Navy with a dominating 186.5-112.5 victory Sunday at DeNunzio Pool.With the win, Princeton finished the regular season with a 10-1 record as head coach Rob Orr notched his 59th consecutive home meet win at DeNunzio.With strong performances up and down the roster, the Tigers surpassed Navy in 12 of 16 events.In the freestyle competition, sophomores Kevin Volz and Nathan Rebuck combined for three winning performances.

SPORTS | 02/14/2000

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Men's hoops sweeps Ivy pair as fans prepare to welcome Quakers

After months of turmoil, all is finally well in Carmodyville. For the first time this season, the entire roster was medically cleared to play, and the men's basketball team turned in two dominating performances.The entire 15-player roster got involved in a 72-47 thrashing of Dartmouth Friday, and rode on the back of sophomore center Chris Young for a 73-55 win over Harvard Saturday.

SPORTS | 02/13/2000

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W. hoops bus accident foreshadows weekend

After last weekend, the women's basketball team thought it was on the right track. It had won its first Ivy League game, 55-52 over Brown, bringing its season total for wins to four.Princeton (4-17 overall, 1-6 Ivy League) has run into lots of problems over the first part of its season, but on Thursday night the Tigers took that to a new level.As the team bus traveled through southern Connecticut, a car and an 18-wheeler bumped yards ahead of Princeton's bus.

SPORTS | 02/13/2000