Sports shorts: Winter updates

i-afb992907ef41cf27734ed5266dccd95-wb_sports.jpgA month after beating Pac-10 power Southern California, WOMEN’S BASKETBALL notched another win against a big-conference team, beating Wake Forest, 71-63, Dec. 31. Princeton (10-3) topped the Atlantic Coast Conference school on the road despite playing without star forward Niveen Rasheed ’13, who injured her knee in a Dec. 29 win over Davidson. Princeton plays La Salle Jan. 4 at Jadwin Gym.
 
MEN’S BASKETBALL will host Marist in its final game before the first-semester exam break Jan. 5. The Tigers (10-4) dropped a close game at 19th-ranked Central Florida Dec. 30. Before that, Princeton had won eight in a row, including six road games.
 
MEN’S HOCKEY will host Cornell Jan. 7 in a key ECAC Hockey matchup. Princeton (10-5-1, 6-3-1 ECAC) is unbeaten in its last six outings, including two wins that led to a tournament championship at the UConn Hockey Classic Dec. 29-30.

 
WOMEN’S HOCKEY, riding a five-game winning streak, will play road games at Clarkson and St. Lawrence Jan. 7 and 8. Junior goalie Rachel Weber has recorded shutouts in four of her last five games. The Tigers are 5-6-1 in ECAC Hockey games and 8-10-1 overall.
 
WRESTLING standouts Garrett Frey ’13 and Daniel Kolodzik ’12 earned eighth-place finishes in their weight classes Dec. 30 at the Southern Scuffle, a 30-team tournament hosted by the University of North Carolina, Greensboro.