Men’s volleyball standout Cody Kessel ’15
Men’s volleyball standout Cody Kessel ’15
PHOTO: BEVERLY SCHAEFER

Needing to win its last two matches to qualify for the four-team Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association playoffs, MEN’S VOLLEYBALL did exactly that, overcoming early deficits to beat NJIT April 18 and George Mason April 21. Led by several underclassmen, the Tigers improved from 3–19 in 2011 to 13–10 in 2012 after a loss April 26 to nationally ranked Penn State in the conference semifinals.

MEN’S LACROSSE defeated Harvard 12–5 April 21 for its third consecutive blowout victory. Cornell’s loss on the same day allowed Princeton to clinch at least a share of the regular-season Ivy League championship.

With its postseason hopes on the line, WOMEN’S LACROSSE upset eighth-ranked Dartmouth 12–9 at home April 21 to stay in a three-way tie for third place in the Ivy League. Cassie Pyle ’12 scored four goals in the game, bringing her team-leading total to 36.

WOMEN’S TENNIS edged Cornell 4–3 April 22, earning second place in the Ivy League with a 5­–2 record. After a 3–0 start, MEN’S TENNIS lost its last four league matches, but Matija Pecotic ’13 went 7–0 in singles play for the second straight season. Glenn Michibata, who had been head coach of men’s tennis for 12 years, resigned April 23. He had a 145–121 record.

A last-second goal by Brittany Zwirner ’13 gave WOMEN’S WATER POLO a 9–8 victory over Brown April 15 for the Southern Division Championship.