Shorts shorts: Women’s volleyball tops Penn; men’s water polo 10-1

WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL rallied from a 2-1 deficit to beat Penn, the defending Ivy League champion, in a 3-2 match at Dillon Gym Sept. 23. Lydia Rudnick ’13 led the Tigers with 18 kills, and freshman setter Ginny Willis had 48 assists in her Ivy debut. Princeton (8-5, 1-0 Ivy) continues its league schedule this weekend, hosting Harvard Sept. 30 and Dartmouth Oct. 1.
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MEN’S WATER POLO bounced back from its first loss of the year – 11-10 at Johns Hopkins Sept. 23 – to defeat rival Navy in overtime, 11-9, at Annapolis Sept. 24. The Tigers added a second win later in the day, against George Washington, and will enter a weekend trip to California with a 10-1 record.
 
FIELD HOCKEY improved its Ivy record to 1-1 with a 3-2 win over Yale Sept. 24. Princeton (3-3), which never trailed in the game, received two goals from Sydney Kirby ’15 and one by Allison Behringer ’12.
 
In MEN’S SOCCER, Princeton’s scoring struggles continued as the Tigers fell to Monmouth, 2-1, in West Long Branch, N.J., Sept. 25. Antoine Hoppenot ’12 netted Princeton’s lone goal on a penalty kick. Through six games, the Tigers (1-4-1) have scored just four goals. Princeton will start Ivy play at Dartmouth Oct. 1.
 

Hosting Yale in its Ivy opener, WOMEN’S SOCCER outshot the Bulldogs but could not find the back of the net. Yale scored twice, 36 seconds apart, early in the second half to win 2-0. Princeton dropped to 1-6-1 overall.
 
Three WOMEN’S TENNIS players – Rachel Saiontz ’12, Katherine Flanigan ’14, and Lindsay Graff ’15 – won singles flights at the Brown Invitational in Providence, R.I., Sept. 24-25. Princeton earned the team doubles title as well.
 
MEN’S GOLF beat Army and fell to national powerhouse Georgia in a tri-match at Aronomink Golf Club in Newtown Square, Pa., Sept. 25. Evan Harmeling ’12 shot a team-low 70 for the Tigers.
 
In its fall opener at the Princeton Invitational, WOMEN’S GOLF placed sixth in a 12-team field. Tiffany Dong ’13 led Princeton with a three-round total of 222 (6 over par), tying for fifth place among individuals.