Co-captains Carl Hamming ’10, center, and Jeff McCown ’10 led MEN’S VOLLEYBALL to the Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association’s championship game for the first time since 1998. Princeton came from behind to beat George Mason 3–1 in the semifinals April 29. The Tigers fell 3–0 to Penn State May 1 in a final match that opened with two close sets. The Nittany Lions, who won their 12th consecutive EIVA title, lost to Stanford in the NCAA final.
MEN’S GOLF freshman Bernie D’Amato shot a 2-under-par 68 in the final round to earn a tie for fourth place at the Ivy League Championships at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, N.J., April 23–25. Princeton finished seventh in the team standings.
WOMEN’S GOLF placed fourth at the Ivy League Championships. Four Tigers finished in the top 20, led by freshman Anna Jang in ninth place.
With a 3–6 record in its final two weeks, BASEBALL stumbled to a 12–30 finish and a 6–14 record in Ivy games. Catcher Sam Mulroy ’12 was Princeton’s best all-around hitter, with a .300 batting average, eight home runs, and 31 runs batted in.
SOFTBALL dropped six of its final eight Ivy games, finishing the league season with a 6–14 record.
WOMEN’S LIGHTWEIGHT CREW beat Harvard and Bucknell to reclaim the Class of 1999 Cup April 24.
A week after falling to Bucknell in the Southern Championships final, WOMEN’S WATER POLO topped the Bison 10-8 at the Eastern Championships April 30 and earned a spot in the Eastern semifinals. The Tigers fell to eventual-champion Michigan, but recovered to claim third place with a consolation-game victory over Hartwick.