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Vol. LXII, No. 12
 
Wednesday, March 19, 2008
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MOORE SUCCESSFUL: Princeton University men’s hockey senior captain Mike Moore heads up the ice last weekend in Prince-ton’s best-of-three ECAC Hockey quarterfinal series against visiting Yale. Last Sunday, defenseman Moore contributed an assist as second-seeded Prince-ton blanked seventh-seeded Yale 4-0 to win the decisive Game 3 and earn a trip to the ECACH semifinals. The Tigers, now 19-13, face eighth-seeded Colgate on March 21 at the Times Union Center in Albany, N.Y. in one semi with third-seeded Harvard playing fifth seed Cornell in the other. The winners will play in the title game the next night.

PU Men’s Hockey Outworks Yale, Earns Trip to ECACH Final Four

Bill Alden

Their backs hadn’t been to the wall all season but the players on the Princeton University men’s hockey team were primed for the challenge.

After starting its best-of-three ECAC Hockey quarterfinal series against visiting Yale with a 3-0 win Friday night, second-seeded Princeton squandered a 2-0 lead the next night in falling 4-3 to the seventh-seeded Bulldogs in Game 2.

Opportunistic Davis Triggers Offense As PU Men’s Lacrosse Tops Hofstra

Bill Alden

Coming into its game last Saturday with visiting Hofstra, the Princeton University men’s lacrosse team put a major emphasis getting off to a good start.

In losing to Johns Hopkins and Virginia in its previous two outings, the Tigers dug themselves an early hole in each contest and couldn’t get over the hump against the two powers.

Savage Ends PU Men’s Hoops Career, Learning Life Lessons Amid Frustration

Bill Alden

For Noah Savage, a highlight of his career on the Princeton University men’s basketball team came before a game at Penn two years ago when his ears were ringing with the catcalls of the home fans.

PHS Girls’ Hockey Had Rollercoaster Season, Solid Foundation in Place for Bright Future

Bill Alden

There wasn’t a dull moment for Jeff Schneider as he took over this winter as the head coach of the Princeton High girls’ ice hockey team.

“It was a rollercoaster,” said Schneider, reflecting on the team’s 10-11-1 season.

Overcoming Doubts About Team’s Future, PDS Girls’ Ice Hockey Came Together

Bill Alden

For a while last fall, it looked like the Princeton Day School girls’ hockey team wasn’t going to have a season at all come winter.

With head coach John Cook no longer with the program and only a few players signed up, there was a real question over whether PDS could field a team for the 2007-08 campaign.


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