Both TRACK & FIELD teams are off to an auspicious start. At the New York City Gotham Cup Jan. 10, the men captured four events. Tom Hopkins ’14 won the 500-meter run and the long jump. Michael Williams ’14 and Chris Bendtsen ’14 placed first and second in the mile, while Alejandro Arroyo Yamin ’14 and Tyler Udland ’14 placed first and second in the 3,000-meter race. At their tri-meet against St. John’s and St. Joseph’s, the women took five of six field events. Julia Ratcliffe ’16 won the weight throw, Brielle Rowe ’16 the shot put, Lauren Santi ’17 the pole vault, Taylor Morgan ’16 the high jump, and Imani Oliver ’14 the triple jump.
Following a disappointing 6–3 loss to top-ranked Harvard Jan. 11, WOMEN’S SQUASH regained its form against Dartmouth Jan. 12, sweeping yet another school 9–0 and heading into the finals break with a 5–1 record.
WRESTLING defeated Hofstra 22–19 Jan. 10, inching by on bonus points for Princeton’s first win over the Pride since 1989, as the Tigers improved their record to 4–1.
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL (10–5) opened the Ivy season by trouncing Penn 84–53 Jan. 11 as Blake Dietrick ’15 recorded 16 points and 11 rebounds, picking up her first career double-double and Ivy Player of the Week honors. MEN’S BASKETBALL (11–3) rallied to tie the Quakers with 5 seconds to play, but the Tigers fell to Penn 77–74 at the Palestra Jan. 11.