Douglas Davis '12 was the man of the hour after his game-winning shot in the Ivy League playoff game against Harvard.
Our review of the year at Princeton continues with a look at some of the most memorable sports moments of the last 12 months. Add your picks in the comments section below.
1. The shot - Men’s basketball
Douglas Davis ’12 drained a leaning jump shot at the buzzer to beat Harvard March 12 and send Princeton back to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2004. Related stories: Davis ’12 hits winning shot; Davis ’12, Tigers aim to be ‘unforgettable’
2. Gold rush in California - Women’s open crew
The women’s open varsity eight completed an undefeated season with an NCAA title May 29, pulling away from the field in Sacramento, Calif. Related story: Great eight: Open women win NCAA gold
3. Harrity sweeps nationals - Men’s squash
After sharpening his game in a series of international matches, Todd Harrity ’13 emerged as the top player in men’s collegiate squash, winning the national individual crown March 6. Related story: Harrity ’13 wins national title
4. Repeating without Rasheed - Women’s basketball
With star forward Niveen Rasheed ’13 sidelined by a knee injury for the entire league season, Princeton marched to its second consecutive Ivy championship. Related story: Women’s basketball wins Ivy, returns to postseason
5. Completing the double-triple - Men’s and women’s track and field, cross country
By winning 2011 Ivy titles in indoor and outdoor track and field – and cross country titles in the fall of 2010 – the Princeton men and women completed an unprecedented “double-triple” sweep. Related story: Cabral ’12, Higginson ’11 find thrills in the ’chase