Sports shorts: Spring updates

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Second baseman Noel Gonzales-Luna ’10’s 12th-inning single drove in two runs and gave BASEBALL a 4-3 win over Harvard April 3 in the Ivy League opener for both teams. The Tigers split their doubleheader with the Crimson and also split two games against Dartmouth the following day.

SOFTBALL senior Jamie Lettire hit her 36th and 37th career home runs in a doubleheader against Dartmouth April 3, tying the Princeton home-run record held by Melissa Finley ’05. But the Tigers dropped both games and opened Ivy play with four consecutive losses.

Tyler Fiorito ’12 made a career-high 17 saves as MEN’S LACROSSE beat Brown, 9-7, in Foxborough, Mass., April 3. The Tigers improved to 7-1 entering their much-anticipated matchup with Syracuse, the two-time defending national champion, at the new Meadowlands Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., April 10.

Chris Sailer became the second Division I WOMEN’S LACROSSE coach to reach 300 wins when Princeton edged Georgetown, 15-14, in double-overtime March 28. The Tigers have struggled this season, losing four games to unranked teams and falling out of the nation’s top-20 this week.

On Lake Carnegie April 3, WOMEN’S OPEN CREW improved to 4-0 with wins over Rutgers and Columbia, and MEN’S HEAVYWEIGHT CREW dominated Georgetown in the team’s first race under head coach Greg Hughes ’96.

The MEN’S and WOMEN’S TENNIS teams each opened Ivy play with three consecutive wins, beating Penn, Yale, and Brown. Top women’s player Hilary Bartlett ’12 was one of three Tigers to win her first three Ivy singles matches.

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