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PU Sports Saw Championship Breakthroughs in 2012 While Traditional High School Powers Hit New Heights

For local athletes, 2012 was a year that saw some breakthrough championships achieved by Princeton University programs while some traditional high school powers hit new heights. In February, the Princeton…

Freshman Brase Makes Impact in First Start As Princeton Men’s Basketball Defeats Rider

Hans Brase kept an even keel as he looked forward to making his first start for the Princeton University men’s basketball team when it hosted Rider last Thursday. “It was…

After Gaining Skill, Toughness in Canadian Boys’ Leagues, PU Goalie Newell Headed to U18 Women’s Hockey Worlds

While being a hockey goalie necessarily puts one in high pressure situations, Kimberly Newell faced additional strain as she learned the position. Growing up in British Columbia, Newell had to…

PU Women’s Hoops Dealing With Injuries But Hopes to Gain From the Experience

When the Princeton University women’s basketball team played at Villanova last Wednesday, the Tigers didn’t show their usual zip in the early going. Digging an early 15-8 hole, the Tigers…

Although PU Men’s Hockey Falls Twice to Quinnipiac, Tigers See Plenty of Positives Going Into Winter Break

Jack Berger and his teammates on the Princeton University men’s hockey squad got an up close and personal view last weekend of what is making Quinnipiac one of the hottest…

Losing the Rebounding Battle Down the Stretch, PU Men’s Basketball Falls to Drexel, Drops to 3-5

Boasting a roster with 10 players 6’7 or taller, the Princeton University men’s basketball team believes it should be an inside force this winter. But the Tigers have been held…

PU Women’s Hockey Needs Holiday Break, After Ending 2012 With 3 Straight Defeats

For the Princeton University women’s hockey team, the holiday break couldn’t come at a better time. The Tigers stumbled as they ended the 2012 portion of their schedule, dropping three…

Sparked by Superb Efforts From Polansky, Helmstetter, PU Women’s Basketball Finally Breaks Rutgers Hex

Lauren Polansky knew what she was getting into as the Princeton University women’s basketball team prepared to play Rutgers while Kristen Helmstetter had no idea that she was destined to…

With Injury-Plagued Mucha Finding Her Form, PU Women’s Hockey Headed in Right Direction

After leading the Princeton University women’s hockey team in scoring as a freshman in the 2010-11 season, Olivia Mucha’s second college season didn’t go as well. The 5’5 forward played…

Sparked by Kinney’s Brilliant Slap Shot Goal, PU Women’s Hockey Rallies to Top Ohio State

Alex Kinney likes to hone her long range shooting on a daily basis, sometimes to the amusement of her teammates on the Princeton University women’s hockey team. “I do that…