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Men’s cross country caps strong season with eleventh place finish at NCAA championship

After the focus and success from this season, the team’s eyes now turn toward the track, where the Tigers have the opportunity to build on their Ivy League title in cross country.

After the focus and success from this season, the team’s eyes now turn toward the track, where the Tigers have the opportunity to build on their Ivy League title in cross country.

SPORTS | November 19

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Men’s basketball remains undefeated following road win against Duquesne

Behind a career-high 23 points from senior guard Matt Alloco, the Tigers have extended their win streak to three in a row to open the 2023–24 basketball season.

Behind a career-high 23 points from senior guard Matt Alloco, the Tigers have extended their win streak to three in a row to open the 2023–24 basketball season.

SPORTS | November 16

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Making history at Princeton and beyond: West Temkin’s success at the international stage

Heading into seventh grade, West Temkin had never touched a water polo ball. Fast forward seven years later and Princeton’s sophomore goalie was coming off a summer that saw him lead Team USA to its first medal finish at the Junior World Championships while being named the tournament’s best goalkeeper.

Heading into seventh grade, West Temkin had never touched a water polo ball. Fast forward seven years later and Princeton’s sophomore goalie was coming off a summer that saw him lead Team USA to its first medal finish at the Junior World Championships while being named the tournament’s best goalkeeper.

SPORTS | November 15

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Women’s volleyball finishes regular season strong, defeating Dartmouth and Harvard

In a stellar season, Princeton maintained their silver status in the Ivy League standings and will be entering next weekend’s Ivy League Championship Tournament as the second seed behind only Yale.

In a stellar season, Princeton maintained their silver status in the Ivy League standings and will be entering next weekend’s Ivy League Championship Tournament as the second seed behind only Yale.

SPORTS | November 14

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Princeton Electric Speedboating shatters world record for fastest electric-powered boat

“A lot of people said, ‘there’s no way you’re gonna beat that record, look at your competition,’” CEO of Princeton Electric Speedboating Andrew Robbins '25 said. “When we started this project, we told ourselves, well, we might try and fail . . . but it’s definitely worth going for.”

“A lot of people said, ‘there’s no way you’re gonna beat that record, look at your competition,’” junior and CEO of Princeton Electric Speedboating Andrew Robbins said. “When we started this project, we told ourselves, well, we might try and fail . . . but it’s definitely worth going for.”

SPORTS | November 12

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Resurgent women’s soccer kickstarts NCAA tournament run with dramatic 1-0 win over Michigan

Though Princeton will enter as heavy underdogs, their performance against Michigan will give them undeniable momentum as they fly to Lubbock and prepare for the upcoming game next Friday against the Texas Tech Raiders.

Though Princeton will enter as heavy underdogs, their performance against Michigan will give them undeniable momentum as they fly to Lubbock and prepare for the upcoming game next Friday against the Texas Tech Raiders.

SPORTS | November 12

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From substitute to star: forward Daniel Ittycheria on his standout sophomore year

Ittycheria’s burst of goals constantly drew the attention of Princeton’s opposition and landed him in the top 30 in the nation in goals per game, an outcome that wasn’t expected by many — with the exception of Ittycheria himself.

The burst of goals that constantly drew the attention of Princeton's opposition, and landed him in the top 30 in the nation in goals per game, wasn’t expected by many, with the exception of Ittycheria himself.

SPORTS | November 10

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In the face of white-dominated tradition, Black student-athletes foster community

Organizations like the Black Student-Athlete Collective are working to establish a community by providing a safe space for student-athletes to meet others in their shoes and voice their needs and concerns to coaches.

Organizations like the Black Student-Athlete Collective are working to establish a community by providing a safe space for student-athletes to meet others in their shoes and voice their needs and concerns to coaches.

SPORTS | November 10

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Chasing excellence: The road to success for Marcus D. Stroud ’16

“I don’t care what I got going on in my life. If any Black student reaches out to me, I’m gonna get on the phone, I’m gonna sit there and talk, and I will do whatever I can to support them.” Despite an upbringing fraught with challenges, Marcus D. Stroud ’16 relentlessly pursued excellence, allowing him to beat the odds and make a name for himself.

“I don’t care what I got going on in my life. If any Black student reaches out to me, I’m gonna get on the phone, I’m gonna sit there and talk, and I will do whatever I can to support them.” Despite an upbringing fraught with challenges, Marcus D. Stroud ’16 relentlessly pursued excellence, allowing him to beat the odds and make a name for himself.

SPORTS | November 8

A male Princeton basketball player (14) with a ball in his hands ready to shoot surrounded by three men in white jerseys.

Jersey’s best? Men’s basketball upsets Rutgers in season opener

The men’s basketball team kicked off their 2023–24 campaign with an upset win over the Rutgers Scarlet Knights on Monday night at the first annual Deborah Heart and Lung Center Jersey Jam. Senior guard Matt Allocco led the way with 21 points and nine rebounds, earning him the game’s MVP award.

The men’s basketball team kicked off their 2023–24 campaign with an upset win over the Rutgers Scarlet Knights on Monday night at the first annual Deborah Heart and Lung Center Jersey Jam. Senior guard Matt Allocco led the way with 21 points and nine rebounds, earning him the game’s MVP award.

SPORTS | November 8

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Women’s basketball battles back to beat Duquesne in season opener

Led by sophomore guard Madison St. Rose, the Tigers started the 2023–24 campaign with a 65–57 win versus the Duquesne Dukes. St. Rose finished the game with a career-high 26 points.

Led by sophomore guard Madison St. Rose, the Tigers started the 2023–24 campaign with a 65–57 win versus the Duquesne Dukes. St. Rose finished the game with a career-high 26 points.

SPORTS | November 7