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Vol. 111, No. 9

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Published in the March 23, 2011, issue


WOMEN’S SWIMMING AND DIVING captured its second straight Ivy League title, beating out Harvard in the championship meet at DeNunzio Pool Feb. 24–26. Swimmer of the Meet Megan Waters ’11 won three individual events and swam on four winning relay teams.

MEN’S and WOMEN’S TRACK AND FIELD each repeated as champions at the Ivy Indoor Heptagonals, held at The Armory in New York City Feb. 26–27. The Princeton men set a meet record with 215 points, 43 more than their nearest competitors. Performer of the Meet Donn Cabral ’12 led the Tigers, winning the 3,000-meter run and the 5,000-meter run. The Princeton women edged second-place Columbia by five points. Distance star Ashley Higginson ’11 won two events, including the 3,000-meter run, which put Princeton back in the lead after a late Columbia surge.

WOMEN’S FENCING successfully defended its Ivy championship, posting a perfect 6–0 record in round-robin competi­tion at Jadwin Gym Feb. 12–13. MEN’S ­FENCING placed fourth in the Ivies with a 2–3 record.

Sabrina King ’01 was named the new head coach of WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL Feb. 11, succeeding Jolie Ward, who resigned after two seasons to become the head coach at New York University.

MEN’S HOCKEY split its final two regular-season games, edging No. 14 Rensselaer 4–3 Feb. 25 but falling 5–0 at No. 5 Union Feb. 26. The Tigers finished in a three-way tie for fourth place in the ECAC. WOMEN’S HOCKEY fell to Quinnipiac in the opening round of the ECAC playoffs at Baker Rink Feb. 25 and 26.  

WOMEN’S SQUASH placed third in the Howe Cup, the sport’s collegiate championship, topping Trinity 5–4 in the consolation match at Jadwin Gym Feb. 20. MEN’S SQUASH also finished third in the nation, defeating Rochester 5–4 in the consolation match of the College Squash Association Championships in Cambridge, Mass., Feb. 27.

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