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May14, 2008

Vol. 108, No. 13

sports

Still kicking

Marsch '96 has built a career in America's top soccer league

Published in the May14, 2008, issue

Jesse Marsch ’96 is not one of the most famous players in Major League Soccer, but over the last decade he has built one of the league’s most remarkable careers. The former collegiate All-American is one of only four players to have played in all 12 MLS...Read more
Tommy  Davis ’09

Men’s lacrosse stuns Cornell

Tigers improve to 4–0 against Ivies

Published in the May14, 2008, issue

Coach Bill Tierney said his men’s lacrosse team’s 11–7 victory over No. 3 Cornell April 19 was one of the biggest regular-season wins of his 21-year tenure. Not only did the game give Princeton the inside track for the Ivy League title and the automatic bid...Read more
Bill Burke ’91, shown with arms raised at the  1993 USA Track and Field Championships, ran Prnceton’s only sub-4:00 mile by an undergraduate.

Breaking 4:00

A historic barrier still resonates, but today’s stars have fewer chances to run the mile

Published in the May14, 2008, issue

The mile run holds a special place in the imagination of track fans. “There’s the 100 for speed, the marathon for endurance, and the mile is the perfect mix of both,” says Bill Burke ’91, who is, for now, the only Princeton student ever to break four minutes...Read more
Christine Casaceli ’09

Sports Shorts

Published in the May14, 2008, issue

After opening with a perfect 10–0 record, WOMEN’S LACROSSE lost back-to-back games against Penn and Dartmouth on April 16 and 19. The Ivy League-champion Quakers scored five goals in a seven-minute stretch early in the second half, and goalie Sarah Waxman...Read more
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