Beverly Schaefer

WOMEN’S GOLF standout Susannah Aboff ’09, left, shot an even-par 72 in the final round of the Ivy League Championships April 24 to win the individual title for the second straight year. The Tigers placed third in the tournament, played at Atlantic City Country Club. Aboff was invited to compete at the NCAA East Regional in Gainesville, Fla., May 7–9. She shot a 10-over-par 220 in the three-round event, finishing six strokes shy of a spot in the NCAA Championships.

WOMEN’S TRACK won the Ivy League Outdoor Heptagonals for the first time since 1998, edging defending-champion Cornell in Philadelphia May 9–10. The Tigers took the lead late in the meet when Liz Costello ’10, Ashley Higginson ’11, and Sarah Cummings ’11 captured three of the top four spots in the 3,000-meter run. MEN’S TRACK finished second at Heps, behind Cornell. Michael Maag ’09 won both the 1,500- and 5,000-meter runs.

Undefeated MEN’S LIGHTWEIGHT CREW beat Harvard, its nearest challenger, by two seconds at the Eastern Sprints in Worcester, Mass., May 10. With the win, Princeton earned the Ivy League championship, its first under head coach Greg Hughes ’96. In MEN’S HEAVYWEIGHT CREW, Princeton’s first-varsity boat finished 13th at the Eastern Sprints.  

WOMEN’S LIGHTWEIGHT CREW topped its Ivy rivals at the Eastern Sprints in Camden, N.J., May 17. Princeton’s first-varsity boat finished second, behind Wisconsin, and the Tigers beat the Badgers to win the lightweight fours. WOMEN’S OPEN CREW earned a bronze medal in its first-varsity race, trailing Yale and Harvard at the finish.  

After tying Cornell in the regular-season standings, Princeton BASEBALL faced the Big Red in a one-game playoff for the Gehrig Division title April 30. Cornell jumped ahead early, scoring nine runs in the first inning — all with two outs — and held on to win, 9–0.

MEN’S VOLLEYBALL lost 3–2 to St. Francis (Pa.) in the Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association quarterfinals April 25, ending head coach Glenn Nelson’s career at Princeton. Under Nelson, the men’s and women’s volleyball teams won 1,110 matches.