The WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL team has emphasized “serving aggressively to take other teams out of their element,” according to middle blocker Nicole Kincade ’15, and the strategy paid off in a 3–0 Ivy League-opening win over Penn Sept. 26.
Kendall Peterkin ’16 served a match-high five aces, and Sarah Daschbach ’16 led the team with 28 service points, including a 10–0 run in the first set and a 9–0 run in the second. Princeton improved to 6-5 for the season.
MEN’S WATER POLO continued its early-season dominance with wins over George Washington and Bucknell Sept. 28. The Tigers improved to 10–1 overall and 5–1 in conference games.
The FIELD HOCKEY team’s struggles continued Sept. 28 when the Tigers lost at No. 12 Albany, 2–0. Princeton was 3–5 in its first eight matches, including a 2–0 start in the Ivy season.
In WOMEN’S TENNIS, Lindsay Graff ’15 won the top singles flight at the Cissie Leary Invitational Sept. 14, defeating Penn’s Sol Eskenazi in straight sets.
Former WOMEN’S GOLF standout Kelly Shon ’14 shot a 2-under-par 70 in the final round to tie for 27th place in the Symetra Tour Championship, the final event of the season on the LPGA’s minor-league circuit.
With six minutes remaining, Tyler Lussi ’17 scored the lone goal in the WOMEN’S SOCCER game at Yale Sept. 27. Goalkeepers Darcy Hargadon ’15 and Hannah Winner ’17 split time in the 1–0 win, Princeton’s second shutout of the year.
MEN’S SOCCER improved to 3–2–2 with back-to-back wins over Drexel and Binghamton Sept. 24 and 27. Thomas Sanner ’16 scored a goal in each game.
MEN’S HOCKEY will open the season against Yale Oct. 31 in the Liberty Hockey Invitational at the Prudential Center in Newark, home of the NHL’s New Jersey Devils. The game will be the 250th meeting between the two teams — and the first for new Tigers head coach Ron Fogarty. WOMEN’S HOCKEY begins its season with a pair of games at Penn State Oct. 26–27.