The football team’s 2014 campaign kicked off with a trip to San Diego, the longest journey the Tigers have made since head coach Bob Surace ’90 took over.
Maybe you think of the renowned collegiate Gothic architecture when you think of Princeton, or maybe you think of Einstein or Jack Donaghy.
Let’s clear something up. After Michael Sam became the first openly gay player in the NFL earlier this month, and a video of him getting the news and kissing his boyfriend went viral, there was backlash against what was perceived as a double standard.
After earning Ivy League Offensive Player of the Year honors and breaking the NCAA record for most consecutive completions, junior quarterback Quinn Epperly can add another title to his ever-growing list: the Daily Princetonian’s Male Athlete of the Year. “For it to turn out the way it did was very special and definitely something that I didn’t see coming,” Epperly said of his miraculous 2013 season, which was marked by some of the most exciting Princeton football games in recent history and culminated in a share of the Ivy League championship. He was not the only one — Epperly split time with fellow then-sophomore Connor Michelsen in 2012 but was seen as a clear choice for the backup role going into 2013.
Despite the late date, a cold win blew throughout Sunday’s doubleheader as the baseball team drew closer to the end of a season that never really got hot.
“That ball went right past the head of Foote!” Seton Hall’s radio guy said after one of Seton Hall’s players lined a ball right back at the Tiger baseball team’s junior left-handed pitcher Tyler Foote.
With Princeton coming in last place in the Gehrig Division of the Ivy League, it looked like there was a legitimate chance of Penn sweeping this weekend’s four-game set.
Sometimes, crunch time comes early in the season.
The baseball team has scored more than four runs just once since March 16, and, in four games this weekend, there was just one exception.
After the recent weather conditions in New Jersey, head coach Scott Bradley could have easily blamed his team’s 13-6 loss on the rain.