TAKING FLIGHT: Princeton University women’s basketball player Annie Tarakchian, right, battles a Rider player for the ball as the teams met last week. Senior star and tri-captain -Tarakchian poured in 21 points and grabbed nine rebounds to help Princeton top the Broncs 78-59 in the November 24 contest. Over the weekend, Tarakchian starred as the Tigers headed to her native California and won the Loyola Marymount Tournament in Los Angeles by beating UC-Irvine 83-42 in the opening round on Friday and then defeating Seattle 85-48 the next day in the title game. The Tigers, now 5-1, host Michigan on December 6 and Monmouth on December 8. (Photo by Frank Wojciechowski)
Annie Tarakchian suffered through a rare off night when the Princeton University women’s basketball team lost at Seton Hall to see its 32-game regular season winning streak come to an end.
The senior star and tri-captain hit just 1-of-11 shots from the floor and had three points as the Tigers fell 71-64 to the Pirates in the November 19 contest.
As Princeton hit the court last week for its next game at Rider, Tarakchian was chomping at the bit to get back into action.
“It was frustrating last game, honestly I just wanted to get back out there and play another game because not having a game for a while after a rough one makes you think about it longer,” said Tarakchian, a 6’0 native of West Hills, Calif. more