This Sunday in Washington, D.C., Princeton women’s basketball (2–0 overall) convincingly defeated George Washington University (1–1) 75–50. This win made it two victories in two games played for new head coach Carla Berube.
Princeton men’s basketball headed to San Francisco, California where they were defeated by the University of San Francisco. Despite the loss, they made history by participating in the first college basketball game to be played at the new Chase Center and also took some time to take a quick trip to Alcatraz.
Women’s volleyball defeated Dartmouth College and Harvard University on Friday and Saturday, respectively. The Tigers have won their past nine games in the Ivy League and sit atop the conference standings.
If the hundreds of students who flocked to Saturday’s game at Yankee Stadium did so to escape the routine of campus life, the hundreds of former football players who made the trip did so to relive it. They brought with them wives, husbands, children, grandchildren, friends — all of whom spent the day celebrating what former captain and nose guard Jeff Urbany ’84 called the “unbelievable brotherhood” that is Princeton football.
The Princeton men’s water polo team is preparing for two games in its home DeNunzio Pool this Saturday, Nov. 9, a day dedicated to celebrating its seniors. These games are the last before the NWPC Tournament from Nov. 22–24 and could potentially be the Tigers’ last home game of the season. Princeton is currently No. 20.
After a victory over Virginia Tech on Oct. 29, Princeton men’s soccer (10–3–2 overall, 2–1–2 Ivy) stayed home on Saturday, Nov. 2 to play the Cornell Big Red (8–5–2, 1–2–2). A goal from first-year forward Walker Gillespie in the 8th minute was matched by a goal from Cornell midfielder John Scearce in the 67th minute, and the game ended in a 1–1 draw which left Princeton at third in the Ivy League Men’s Soccer standings.
Women’s cross country put up a strong showing this past weekend at the Ivy League Heptagonal (HEPS) Championships in Van Cortlandt Park, finishing fourth. Amassing 90 points across the top five finishers, any of the five scoring Tigers would have needed to surpass just one other runner in the field to finish ahead of second-place finisher Harvard and third-place finisher UPenn, which both accumulated 89 points.
Men’s cross country ran its way to a third-place finish at the Ivy League Heptagonal Championships (HEPS) at Van Cortlandt Park in New York last Friday. Senior captain Conor Lundy, Princeton’s third finisher to cross the line, picked up his fourth consecutive All-Ivy title, making program history.