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The Daily Princetonian

M. volleyball sends NYU packing in four games

Reeling from a surprising loss to George Mason Friday to open its Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association season, the men's volleyball team reinvented itself for last night's matchup against NYU.A new lineup and a more aggressive attitude produced the change head coach Glenn Nelson and the Tigers were looking for as they rebounded with a 3-1 victory over the Violets.Princeton (2-3 overall, 1-1 EIVA) dominated visiting NYU (2-4, 2-3) early in the match, winning the first three points on its way to a quick 3-0 lead.

SPORTS | 02/09/2000

The Daily Princetonian

Athletic Robins provides spark for ailing men's basketball Profile

The theme to this year's men's basketball season thus far has been injuries. The almost plague-like spread through the team has gutted the starting lineup, and head coach Bill Carmody has been forced to look for help from an unfamiliar place: the bench.And maybe somewhat surprisingly, the reserves have demonstrated that they can not only contribute minutes on the court, but points on the scoreboard as well."Everyone is working hard, and we're trying to just forget about the injuries because, like I told my players, 'I recruited you because I thought you could play, and now you're playing,' " Carmody said last week.Sophomore forward Ray Robins is one of the players making those injuries a little easier for the Tigers to deal with.Robins, a six-foot, seven inch forward from Paso Robles, California, literally erupted on the Princeton basketball scene Jan.

SPORTS | 02/08/2000

The Daily Princetonian

M. swimming finishes 2nd at H-Y-Ps

Harvard is always the thorn in the side of the men's swim team. No matter how much Princeton strategizes and takes full advantage of the weak spots in the Crimson lineup, Harvard's talented swimmers just seem to be able to exploit their advantages more so than the Tigers.This was especially the case this past weekend at the Harvard-Yale-Princeton meet in Cambridge, Mass., where, despite strong early efforts by the Tiger squad, Harvard was able to rally and defeat Princeton by the score of 192.5 to 160.5, thereby clinching the Ivy League title.

SPORTS | 02/07/2000

The Daily Princetonian

Wrestling drops three despite Clarke's undefeated weekend

Although the wrestling team got swept under the mats once again this weekend, freshman Joe Clarke pulled out a broom of his own, recording an undefeated 3-0 record in the team's losing efforts.For the Tigers, the weekend sweep at the hands of Harvard, Brown and Drexel in Cambridge, Mass., highlighted once again the team's mounting troubles.For Clarke, the weekend sweep of his three 141-pound foes showed the promise of future individual glory.Against Ivy-rival Harvard Friday, the Tigers were crushed to the tune of a 37-3 loss.

SPORTS | 02/07/2000

The Daily Princetonian

Athlete of the Week: John Mack

Once again, senior sprinter John Mack staked a claim to the title of fastest man on campus. This time, the event was men's indoor track's Penn State-Princeton-Connecticut Triangular meet held Sunday in University Park, Pa.Mack's performance in the 400 meters bettered the previous meet record, posting a time of 48.17 seconds, Mack, who also competes in the 200 and in relays, has been a vital part of Princeton's success over the past few years.

SPORTS | 02/07/2000