MARY KATE NEFF ’21 slapped a high rebound out of the air and into the net to give Princeton field hockey the go-ahead goal in a 3–2 victory over No. 4 Duke Sept. 7. The shot was featured on SportsCenter’s Top 10 plays. Neff and the No. 6 Tigers also defeated No. 5 Penn State Sept. 4, but their winning streak would come to an end in a 1–0 loss at Rutgers Sept. 9.
Women’s soccer forward MIMI ASOM ’19 curved a free kick over the defense and past the goalkeeper for the first of her two second-half goals in Princeton’s 3–0 win over St. Joseph’s Aug. 31. Through Sept. 9, Asom’s six goals led all Ivy League players this season, and with 37 career goals, she now ranks fifth on Princeton’s all-time list. The 5–1 Tigers were ranked No. 25 nationally in the United Soccer Coaches poll.
Men’s water polo newcomer WYATT BENSON ’22 scored eight goals in five games at the Princeton Invitational Sept. 7–9, including a five-goal outburst in the Tigers’ 14-12 win over Santa Clara. Princeton opened the season 6–2, with its two losses coming against No. 4 Stanford and No. 1 UCLA.