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Jan.28, 2009

Vol. 109, No. 7

sports
Mason Rocca's hard-nosed play has won over fans in Naples and Milan.

Viva Milano

Rocca ’00 continues to impress in Italy’s top league

Published in the Jan.28, 2009, issue

Mason Rocca left Princeton in 2000 with a degree in electrical engineering and a profound sense of what might have been in his basketball career. Injuries, some of them serious, limited him all four years, and the moments on the court that he could savor were...Read more
Brett Wilson ’09 leads Princeton with 14 points.

Men’s hockey starts strong

Tigers win eight straight

Published in the Jan.28, 2009, issue

The men’s hockey team is off to a blazing start, its best since 1930–31, when the United States was in the midst of an economic depression and an unpopular president inhabited the White House. The No. 8-ranked Tigers seem fated to play well in tough times as...Read more
Freshman Doug Davis is Princeton’s top scorer.

Turning a corner

Young Tigers find confidence with two wins before exams

Published in the Jan.28, 2009, issue

When the men’s basketball team lost to Maine in overtime in mid-November, building an eight-point lead in the second half before faltering in the final moments, head coach Sydney Johnson ’97 offered a blunt assessment of his young team: “I don’t see any way...Read more
Matt Mielke ’07

‘Chess on ice’

Mielke ’07 takes aim at an Olympic dream

Published in the Jan.28, 2009, issue

In Canada, the sport of curling has a passionate following. The national championship, held in a pro hockey arena, draws nearly 20,000 spectators. “In the U.S., it might be 20,” Matt Mielke ’07 said with a chuckle. “Friends and family.” But for Mielke, who...Read more

Sports shorts

Published in the Jan.28, 2009, issue

WRESTLING topped Franklin and Marshall Dec. 6 to give third-year coach Chris Ayers his first dual-meet win. On Feb. 21, the University will rename Jadwin Gym’s basketball court in honor of coach PETE CARRIL, the father of the “Princeton offense” and a member...Read more
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