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Vol. LXI, No. 48
Wednesday, November 28, 2007
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BIG DIG: Princeton University women’ volleyball senior co-captain Jenny McReynolds comes up with the ball in recent action. McReynolds’ work at libero, which saw her average 5.65 digs a game, third-best in the Ivy League, helped spark Princeton to the league title this season. This Friday, McReynolds and the Tigers will open play in the NCAA tournament at St. John’s, facing Delaware with the winner to face the victor of the St. John’s-Long Island University matchup in the second round.

McReynolds’ Senior Campaign Worth the Wait as PU Women’s Volleyball Streaks Into NCAAs

Bill Alden

Jenny McReynolds delayed her senior season on the Princeton University women’s volleyball team, working as an intern for a venture capital firm in San Francisco last year.

While in her native California, though, McReynolds’ thoughts weren’t far from her teammates in New Jersey. “It was difficult in the beginning,” said McReynolds, a native of Del Mar, Calif.

“I missed out on some of the team things, inside jokes and things like that. I kept in touch will all of them so that made my transition easier.”

Tiger Men’s Hoops Struggled in Paradise but Brings Back Fond Memories From Maui

Jon Solomon

It is roughly 4,889 miles from Jadwin Gym to the shores of Lahaina, Hawaii.

While Princeton residents were suffering weather whiplash as temperatures in Mercer County dipped from sleet to 70 degrees and back again, the Princeton University men’s basketball team spent the week of Thanksgiving five time zones away under clear skies on the sunny island of Maui taking part in the 2007 EA Sports Maui Invitational.

Stuart’s Gaudioso-Radvany, PHS Football Star Borchert Get Nods as Town Topics’ Outstanding Fall Performers

Bill Alden

Jackie Gaudioso-Radvany had a lot on her shoulders as she entered her junior season on the Stuart Country Day field hockey team this past September.

Gaudioso-Radvany was facing her first high school season without her trusted running mate at forward, Kelly Bruvik, who had graduated and moved on to the Bucknell field hockey program.

Hun Boys’ Hoops Working on Chemistry as It Aims to Defend MAPL, Prep A Titles

Bill Alden

Last winter, the Hun School boys’ basketball team produced one of the greatest stretch drives in program history.

Exorcising some demons from recent post-season losses, Hun edged visiting Blair 43-40 in the championship game of the Mid-Atlantic Prep League (MAPL), triggering a frenzied celebration with its student fans.

PDS Boys’ Hockey Relying on Veterans as Bertoli Starts Second Year at Helm

Bill Alden

Scott Bertoli had a lot on his plate last winter as he took the helm of the Princeton Day School boys’ hockey program.

The former Princeton University hockey star was still playing full time with the Trenton Titans (now Trenton Devils) of the ECHL as he learned the ropes in his first-ever coaching job.

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