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Vol. LXIII, No. 20
Wednesday, May 20, 2009
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END POINT: Princeton University men’s lacrosse senior attacker Tommy Davis eludes a defender in recent action. Last Saturday, Davis scored a goal and had an assist but it wasn’t enough as fourth-seeded Princeton fell 6-4 to No. 5 Cornell in the NCAA quarterfinals at Hofstra. Davis ended his career with 134 points, 16th all-time in program history.

PU Men’s Lax Misfires in Cornell Rematch, Falls 6-4 to Big Red in NCAA Quarterfinals

Bill Alden

For the Princeton University men’s lacrosse team, this spring has amounted to a revenge tour.

Showing Fortitude in Furious Stretch Drive, Tiger Women’s Open Crew 3rd at Easterns

Bill Alden

A day after the running of the Preakness Stakes, the Princeton University women’s open crew first varsity boat found itself in a horse race at the Eastern Association of Women’s Rowing Colleges (EAWRC) Sprints.

Senior Star Jenkins Displays Unbridled Passion as PDS Girls’ Lacrosse Falls to HoVal in MCT

Bill Alden

It was the last game of the season for the Princeton Day School girls’ lacrosse team and a major theme was passion.

In a handwritten statement on a heart-shaped card entitled “Passion” attached to the chain the team carries to games, a player exhorted her teammates to “give it all we have and never give up. Believe!”

PHS Boys’ Lax Whipped by WW/P-S in MCT; Looks to Make Amends in State Tournament

Bill Alden

After suffering a 16-6 loss to WW/P-S earlier this month, the Princeton High boys’ lacrosse team was chomping at the bit to get another shot at the Pirates in the Mercer County Tournament.

Thier Experiences Highs and Lows in Final Week of Hun Softball Career

Bill Alden

Alex Thier began last week by experiencing one of the greatest highlights of her Hun School softball career.

The scrappy senior third baseman helped the Raiders edge Peddie 3-1 in the state Prep A semifinals on May 12, avenging two regular season defeats to the Falcons and snapping that program’s four-year Prep A title streak.

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