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Emily Philippides


Junior Sam Ellis.
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Men’s track and field sweeps HYP meet for 28th consecutive year

The men had a number of strong performances over the weekend at the HYP meet, including two Ivy-league leading marks in the pole vault and 1000m run. There were several other first-place finishes, including the triple jump. The men came first overall with 89 points, well ahead of both Harvard (28 points) and Yale (63 points).

February 11
Conor Lundy is the first four-time first-team All-Ivy League honoree in Princeton men's cross country history. He placed 70th at NCAA nationals on Saturday.
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XC's Chittenden finishes 120th, Lundy finishes 70th in NCAA National Championships

Three Princeton Tigers representing the men’s and women’s cross country teams qualified for the NCAA championships. Senior Conor Lundy and junior Melia Chittenden battled against the fiercest competition from across the country. First-year Camren Fischer did not participate in the meet after learning only several days beforehand of a likely stress fracture in his femur.

November 25
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. 

November 5
Senior All-American Adam Kelly’s second-straight hammer throw title earned him the title of co-Most Outstanding Field Performer of the Meet.
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Men’s track and field clinches Ivy League title, second-straight triple crown

Seven individual first-place finishes, 13 All-Ivy League honorees, and a host of other medal performances secured defending champion men’s track and field the 2019 Ivy League Heptagonal Championship. The win, by a whopping 59 points, represented the program’s ninth triple crown and head coach Fred Samara’s 46th Ivy League title.  

May 9

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