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Vol. 112, No. 4


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Published in the November 16, 2011, issue

FOOTBALL scored a season-high 39 points at Harvard Oct. 22, including 30 in a second-half rally, but fell to the Crimson, 56–39. Tiger quarterback Tommy Wornham ’12 ran for two touchdowns and threw for a third, while freshman running back Chuck Dibilio also scored two touchdowns and totaled 135 yards on 22 carries. 

Prince­­ton (1–5, 1–2 Ivy League) trailed 35–9 early in the third quarter before its comeback bid narrowed the gap to 42–39. Harvard (5–1, 3–0) responded with two fourth-quarter touchdowns to put the game out of reach.

With a 4–1 win at Harvard Oct. 22, FIELD HOCKEY improved to 4–1 in Ivy play and remained in a three-way tie at the top of the league standings. Allison Evans ’15 scored two goals against the Crimson, increasing her team-leading total to 10.

After a loss at Columbia Oct. 7, WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL bounced back with four consecutive Ivy wins, including a victory over previously unbeaten Yale. 

Freshman Cameron Porter scored the game-winning goal against Harvard to give MEN’S SOCCER its first Ivy win of the season Oct. 22. 

In WOMEN’S SOCCER, Princeton fell 2–1 at Harvard Oct. 22, snapping a four-game winning streak. 

MEN’S GOLF standout Bernie D’Amato ’13 won a sudden-death playoff to earn the individual championship at The Classic at Shelter Harbor in Charles­town, R.I., Oct. 16. D’Amato shot a
1-over-par 143 in the 36-hole event. Princeton placed fourth as a team.

SPRINT FOOTBALL forfeited its Oct. 21 game against Navy after injuries depleted the number of healthy players available. With the loss, Princeton fell to 0–6.

A gift from WILLIAM CLAY FORD JR. ’79 and LISA VANDERZEE FORD ’82 will establish a discretionary fund for athletics department initiatives and endow the athletic director position, the University announced Oct. 18. Bill Ford, the executive chairman of Ford Motor Co., said in a news release that the gift helps to give the department “the resources necessary to provide the valuable ­education that takes place whenever our athletes gather to practice and compete.”

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