Princeton women’s tennis posted weekend wins on the road at Dartmouth (4-3 on Saturday) and Harvard (5-2 on Sunday) to improve to 5-0 season and clinch at least a share of the Ivy League championship for the second straight year.
Dorothy Tang ’17 and Katie Goepel ’15, the Tigers’ No. 5 and 6 players, earned singles wins in both matches. No. 1 singles player Lindsay Graff ’15 suffered a rare loss in a three-set match against Dartmouth’s Taylor Ng but bounced back with a win at Harvard.
Princeton completes the regular season with matches at Columbia April 17 and at home against Cornell April 19.
In men’s tennis, the Tigers — previously unbeaten in Ivy matches — suffered defeats against Dartmouth and Harvard this weekend to drop into a tie for third place in the league standings.
Women’s lacrosse standout Erin McMunn ’15 notched the 82nd assist of her career — a new Princeton record — and added a goal as the Tigers topped Cornell, 13-11, April 11. The Tigers are 4-0 in Ivy games and face 4-0 Penn April 15 in a contest that could play a key role in the league championship race.
Men’s lacrosse halted a three-game losing streak with a 16-5 rout of Dartmouth April 11. Mike MacDonald ’15 scored five goals in the win, upping his team-high season total to 38. With two games remaining, the Tigers are tied atop the Ivy standings with Cornell, their final regular-season opponent.
Mat DeNunzio ’15 drove in the winning run with a walk-off single in game one of baseball’s weekend series against Columbia, but the 4-3 victory would prove to be Princeton’s lone win. The Lions swept the last three games, surrendering just five runs combined.
Softball climbed to the top of the Ivy South Division standings with a four-game sweep of Columbia April 11-12. Shanna Christian ’16 pitched two complete-game shutouts, allowing eight hits in 14 innings.
Women’s basketball coach Courtney Banghart was named the Naismith Coach of the Year April 7, becoming the first coach outside the major conferences to win the award since Louisiana Tech’s Leon Barmore received the honor in 1988. Banghart, who led the Tigers to a 31-1 record, also received the United States Basketball Writers Association Coach of the Year award April 5.