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Princeton faithful in the stands at Yankee Stadium.
Photo Credit: Jack Graham / The Daily Princetonian

"Brotherhood": Scenes from the stands at Yankee Stadium

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.

FEATURES | November 11

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First-year Ryan Neapole.
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No. 18 Princeton men’s water polo to play final two games before NWPC tournament

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. 

SPORTS | November 7

Freshman Walker Gillespie, Ivy player and rookie of the week.
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Men's soccer draws with Cornell in hard-fought game

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. 

SPORTS | November 5

Junior Melia Chittenden led the Tigers.
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Women's cross country nabs fourth place Heps finish

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. 

SPORTS | November 5