The opening round of the American League playoffs featured a matchup of two Princeton BASEBALL alumni: general managers Mike Hazen ’98 of the Boston Red Sox and Mike Chernoff ’03 of the Cleveland Indians. The two were colleagues in the Indians’ front office in 2003-05, working under fellow Princetonian Mark Shapiro ’89, who is now president and CEO of the Toronto Blue Jays — another American League playoff team this October.
FIELD HOCKEY posted shutouts in each of its first two Ivy League games, defeating Dartmouth 4–0 Sept. 24 and Yale 3–0 Oct. 1.
WOMEN’S SOCCER opened its Ivy season with a 1–1 tie at Yale Sept. 24 and a 2–0 win over Dartmouth Oct. 1. Tyler Lussi ’17 led the Tigers with nine goals in the season’s first 10 games.
MEN’S SOCCER tied Dartmouth 2–2 in its Ivy opener Oct. 1. Sean McSherry ’19 scored the first goal and assisted on the second.
Former Princeton and U.S. men’s national soccer team coach BOB BRADLEY ’80 was named coach of Swansea City in the English Premier League Oct. 3. Bradley is the first American to take the helm of a major club in Europe.