Beverly Schaefer

Beverly Schaefer

Sophomore Alicia Aemisegger, left, of the WOMEN’S SWIMMING team earned All-America honors in four events at the NCAA Championships in Columbus, Ohio, March 20–22. Aemisegger finished fourth in both the 500-yard freestyle and the 400-yard individual medley and placed eighth in the 1,650-yard freestyle. She also joined teammates Brett Shiflett ’09, Justina DiFazio ’09, and Meredith Monroe ’11 on Princeton’s 800-yard freestyle relay team, which placed 16th. In MEN’S SWIMMING, Doug Lennox ’09 placed fourth in the 200-yard butterfly at the NCAA Championships in Seattle, Wash., March 27–29, claiming All-America recognition for the first time in his career.

In MEN’S TRACK AND FIELD, Michael Maag ’09 finished 10th in the mile at the NCAA Indoor Championships March 15. High jumper Justin Frick ’10, heptathlete Duane Hynes ’09, and women’s miler Liz Costello ’10 also represented Princeton at the championship meet in Fayetteville, Ark.

Freshman Graham Wicas of the MEN’S FENCING team won the bronze medal in the epee at the NCAA Championships in Columbus, Ohio, March 16. Wicas’ finish was the best by a Princeton fencer since 2006.

Goalie Alex Hewit ’08 starred in back-to-back wins for MEN’S LACROSSE. Against Rutgers March 25, he saved a point-blank shot with six seconds remaining to ensure Princeton’s 7–6 win. On March 29 against Yale, Hewit made 17 saves as the Tigers beat Yale, 11–8, in their Ivy League opener.

WOMEN’S GOLF standout Susannah Aboff ’09 won individual titles at the Shamrock Intercollegiate March 21–23 and the Hoya Invitational March 30–April 1.
SOFTBALL swept two games against Dartmouth March 29 and two against Harvard March 30 to start the Ivy season 4–0. Outfielder Kelsey Quist ’10 had six hits in 10 at-bats, including two home runs, in the four wins.

BASEBALL dropped its first two Ivy games to Dartmouth March 29 but bounced back with a pair of wins against Harvard March 30. In the first game of the Harvard doubleheader, pitcher David Hale ’10 struck out nine batters and allowed seven hits in seven innings as the Tigers won, 3–2.

Three baseball alumni began the season on Major League rosters. CHRIS YOUNG ’02 returned to the starting rotation with the San Diego Padres; ROSS OHLENDORF ’05 settled into a relief pitching role for the New York Yankees; and TIM LAHEY ’04, a former Princeton catcher turned pro pitcher, joined the Philadelphia Phillies.