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The Daily Princetonian

Modest about abilities, Hazen places team glory ahead of personal honors

In his final season for the Tigers, and in possibly his final year playing baseball, senior Michael Hazen looks back among his many baseball memories, and without hesitation recalls his greatest moment ? winning the Ivy League championship at Clarke Field two years ago."I don't have any stories of winning a game in the ninth inning with a home run or anything," Hazen says.

SPORTS | 03/11/1998

The Daily Princetonian

Timely hitting keys softball to two one-run wins at Mayland tourney

When the softball team traveled to College Park, Md., last weekend to play both Maryland and Mary-land-Baltimore County, it didn't expect to have much of a home-field advantage.But after coin tosses determined that Princeton would play as the home team in both games, the Tigers capitalized on the technical home-field advantage by using their final at-bats to defeat both Maryland squads.The Terrapins (9-4 overall) and Princeton (2-0) battled for eight innings, before back-to-back run-scoring doubles by sophomore second baseman Kamilah Briscoe and senior center fielder Bevin Keenen gave the Tigers an encouraging 3-2 come-from-behind win.Princeton was forced into a must-score situation after Maryland scored a two-out run in the top of the eighth.

SPORTS | 03/10/1998

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The Daily Princetonian

Orlow shines as women's hockey shocks Northeastern in playoffs

Offense wins games, but defense wins championships.The women's hockey team learned the truth to that sports adage when the underdog Tigers (12-15-2 overall, 9-13-1 Eastern College Athletic Conference) upset defending ECAC champion Northeastern (25-5-4, 17-3-3) Saturday in Boston in the first round of the ECAC tournament."We knew that it was the most important game of the season and that it was going to be rough," sophomore forward Danya Marshman said.

SPORTS | 03/08/1998

The Daily Princetonian

Men's basketball fifth seed in East, to open with Runnin' Rebels

Just after 6:30 p.m. yesterday, the men's basketball team got the news it had been waiting for. Princeton will take on the University of Nevada-Las Vegas Thursday in Hartford, Conn., in the first round of the NCAA tournament.The Tigers (26-1 overall, 14-0 Ivy League) were rewarded for their dominating season with the fifth seed in the East regional.

SPORTS | 03/08/1998

The Daily Princetonian

Wrestling ends season with last-place finish at EIWAs

Had the Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association tournament taken place a weekend later, the wrestling team would have had a reasonable explanation for its terrible luck.Unfortunately for the Tigers, however, not even a Friday the 13th curse could have positioned them in a more dubious situation at Lehigh University Friday.Perhaps emulating the NCAA basketball selection committee, officials at the tournament paired half of Princeton's team members with the No.

SPORTS | 03/08/1998