Sports shorts: Spring updates

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Sarah Lloyd ’14 (Office of Athletic Communications)

Sarah Lloyd ’14 scored four goals and assisted on a fifth as WOMEN’S LACROSSE beat Cornell, 15-10, April 2. With the win, Princeton improved to 5-3 and 2-0 in Ivy League play. The Tigers are on the road this weekend, facing Yale April 9.

 
The MEN’S LACROSSE team, hampered by injuries to several key players, lost its first two Ivy games before outlasting Brown, 5-4, in a four-overtime game April 2. Princeton hosts top-ranked Syracuse at Princeton Stadium April 9.
 
Sam Mulroy ’12 hit a triple with the bases loaded in the seventh inning, driving in the decisive runs as BASEBALL beat Yale, 6-3, in the second game of a doubleheader April 3. The Tigers swept the Bulldogs and Brown to start the Ivy League season 4-0. They face Harvard and Dartmouth in a pair of doubleheaders on the road April 9 and 10.
 

SOFTBALL split its doubleheaders against Brown and Yale April 2 and 3, winning one game against each opponent. Lizzy Pierce ’13 led the Tigers with five hits, including a home run, in the four games. Princeton visits Harvard and Dartmouth April 8 and 9.
 
WOMEN’S WATER POLO won its home finale against Villanova April 7, improving to 14-9 this season. The Tigers play three games on the road before traveling to the CWPA Eastern Championships in Bloomington, Ind., April 29-May 1.
 
MEN’S VOLLEYBALL snapped an 11-match losing streak with a win over Juniata March 20. Since then, the Tigers are 1-2 with a win over St. Francis (N.Y.) and losses to Eastern powerhouse Penn State and Ivy rival Harvard.
 
The WOMEN’S GOLF team, led by Kelly Shon ’14, tied for third place in the rain-shortened Hoya Invitational April 4-5. The Tigers will play at the Brown Invitational April 10-11 and finish the spring season at the Ivy Championships at Atlantic City Country Club April 22-24.
 
After a two-week break, MEN’S GOLF is slated to host the Princeton Invitational at Springdale Golf Club April 9-10. The men’s Ivy Championships will be held April 22-24 at Galloway National Golf Club in Galloway, N.J.
 
After starting the Ivy season 3-0, MEN’S TENNIS will face Dartmouth and Harvard in two key matches April 9 and 10. Princeton finishes the league season at Cornell, which to date is the only other unbeaten team in Ivy play.
 
WOMEN’S TENNIS, the defending Ivy champion, dropped an April 1 match to Brown but rebounded with a 5-2 win against 29th-ranked Yale April 2. The Tigers play at Dartmouth and Harvard April 9 and 10.
 
Three Princeton rowing teams – WOMEN’S OPEN CREW, WOMEN’S LIGHTWEIGHT CREW, and MEN’S LIGHTWEIGHT CREW – are ranked No. 1 in the nation. MEN’S HEAVYWEIGHT CREW also stands near the top at No. 5. The men’s heavyweights will be the next to compete at Lake Carnegie, hosting Harvard and MIT in the Compton Cup April 16.

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