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SEVEN UP: Princeton University freshman standout Holly McGarvie, left, races up the field last Saturday in Princeton's 10-6 victory over Cornell. McGarvie scored two goals in the win, capping a big week which saw her score four goals and add an assist in the Tigers' 16-7 win at Columbia last Wednesday. McGarvie was named the Ivy League Offensive Player of the Week for her heroics. The Medford, N.J. native will look to keep rolling when the Tigers host Yale on April 8.

With Freshman Star McGarvie Catching Fire, Tiger Women's Lax Leading Ivy League Race

By Bill Alden

It was early in the game and it was just the second Ivy League contest of the season but Holly McGarvie and her teammates on the Princeton University women's lacrosse team knew they had reached a turning point.

Princeton Softball Displays Balance; Opens Ivy Play with Sweep of Penn

By Bill Alden

For the Princeton University softball team, its annual early-season swing out to California is a vital building block of the season.

PHS' Gengel Makes All-American in Pole Vault; Aims to End High School Career on a High Note

By Bill Alden

"I was sick," said Gengel, a Princeton High senior recalling the competition which was held in Landover, Md. "I had bronchitis and a sinus infection."

Gengel, though, wasn't about to be laid low by illness as she soared to 12'1.5 to take fourth in the meet and earn All-American status.

Provenzano Focusing on Smart Play as He Takes Helm of Hun Boys' Lax

By Bill Alden

As Greg Provenzano takes the helm of the Hun School boys' lacrosse program, he is espousing a philosophy of the game which sounds like something out of Bill Parcells' handbook of football coaching.

"We can't have turnovers, we can't force the issue," said new head coach Provenzano, whose predecessor Eric Kemp is now coaching with the Trenton BRIDGE Initiative, a program to bring lacrosse to inner city youths. "We need to play smart and stay composed. Teams are going to make mistakes; the games usually come down to who makes the fewest."

PDS Girls' Lax Blessed with Athleticism; Plans to Feature Run-and-Gun Approach

By Bill Alden

Jill Thomas will tell you that her Princeton Day School girls' lacrosse team is stocked with outstanding athletes.