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A season, lost: Princeton athletes reflect on cancellation of collegiate sports

The life of a Division I athlete is one of rigor and routine. Preseason. Competition season. Postseason. Repeat. The goal of a Division I athlete is to be game-ready, race-ready, match-ready by the time the season’s first whistle blows — and to be even better by the time the season’s last buzzer sounds. Two tweets in 25 hours and 18 minutes upended the rhythms, the lifestyles, and the dreams of 20 teams. 

FEATURES | 04/08/2020


Weekend Review: March 8, 2020

The Prince Sports Editors outline the Princeton Athletics events over the weekend. Women’s basketball beats Cornell and Columbia. Men’s basketball wins against Columbia but loses to Cornell. Men’s volleyball loses to NJIT. Men’s hockey beats Dartmouth. Men’s lacrosse beats Rutgers. Michael Sowers and Stephanie Neatby are honored as players of the week.

SPORTS | 03/09/2020

Women’s ice hockey celebrates with the ECAC trophy after winning their first ECAC championship in program history.
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Princeton women’s hockey defeats Cornell for first ECAC title in program history

The No. 6 Princeton women's hockey team won their first ECAC title in program history after defeating No. 1 Cornell 3–2 in overtime. Senior goalie Stephanie Neatby shutout Cornell after the Big Red had scored two goals, and sophomore defender Mariah Keopple scored the winning goal. The Tigers have secured an automatic bid to the NCAA tournament.

SPORTS | 03/08/2020

Senior Charlie Minns was named Career High Point Diver of the meet at the Ivy League Championships.

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Men’s swimming and diving finishes second at Ivy League Championships

Princeton men’s swimming and diving took home second place at the four-day-long Ivy League Championships in Providence, Rhode Island. Multiple strong performances, across both individual and relay events, allowed the Tigers to accumulate a total of 1231 points. Raunak Kholsa was honored as High Point Swimmer of the meet and Charlie Minns was named Career High Point Diver.

SPORTS | 03/03/2020

Men’s track & field team display their Ivy League Indoor Champions banner.
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Weekend Review: March 1, 2020

The Prince Sports Editors outline the Princeton Athletics events over the weekend. The men’s track and field team secured a team victory today at the Indoor Ivy League Championships with 173 points. Softball competed at the George Washington Tournament in Washington, D.C. The Tigers had to close wins against Georgetown University (7–6) and Towson University (4–3) on Friday, a 5-3 loss against Georgetown on Saturday, and a 7–5 loss against GW  and a 11–9 win over Morgan State on Sunday. Women’s basketball secure regular season Ivy League title after 81-39 win over Brown and 64-49 win over Yale. Baseball lost all four games against Penn State (18–1, 4–3, 13–1, 4–2).

SPORTS | 03/01/2020

The women’s hockey team after their win against Yale on Senior Day.
Photo Credit: Owen Tedford / The Daily Princetonian

Women’s hockey begins ‘second season’ against Quinnipiac in ECAC Quarterfinals

The Bobcats left their mark in Princeton’s record books in 2017 when they defeated the Tigers 3–2 in triple OT of game one in the ECAC Quarterfinals, the longest game in Tiger history. Since then, however, Princeton has dominated them, snuffing that 2017 team by winning the next two in the series, and then winning five of the six meetings since.

SPORTS | 02/27/2020